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AdLib On January - 7 - 2012

This weekend’s music thread is about flying and the freedom and adventure it represents, songs that soar, winds that blow and that final frontier, space.

2000 Light Years From Home – Rolling Stones

Free Fallin’ – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Space Truckin’ – Deep Purple

Superman – The Kinks

Space Oddity – David Bowie

Fly Like an Eagle – Steve Miller Band

Categories: Music Thread

Written by AdLib

My motto is, "It is better to have blogged and lost hours of your day, than never to have blogged at all."

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  1. Sinatra--Come Fly With Me;

  2. Harry--The Moonbeam Song;

  3. foodchain says:

    Being together, Guess Who, “Share the Land”

  4. foodchain says:

    Rolling Stones, “Moonlight mile”

  5. foodchain says:

    Someone has to do the oldies: Cat Stevens, Moon Shadow

  6. foodchain says:

    Ahhh, Neil Young, Harvest Moon, sweet romantic;

  7. AlphaBitch says:

    The Jimmy Buffett version of “Trip Around the Sun”. Followed by the version of Stephen Bruton, who co-wrote the song and who sang it best. Stephen quit riding around the sun a couple of years ago, and I miss his music dearly.

    followed by Bruton -- at least listen to his interview. He was a master songwriter.

    • foodchain says:

      AB, riding around the sun is a keeper concept. Tomorrow morning I’m sitting with coffee and listening to the whole of this.

      • AlphaBitch says:

        Food: I wish you could have had the pleasure of hearing Stephen live. I once described him as the “cutest white man alive”. He fell off his white horse to me, but he was still cute and a great writer. Check out others on YouTube. My fave was always Top Hat; some of the lyrics were “I’ve got a big top hat with a crown of thorns, just like you-know-who” and of course the chorus “you can kiss my ass till my hat pops off; goodbye, I’m headed south”. Words to live by IMHO.

  8. LFer says:

    Harry Nilsson -- Spaceman

  9. Pink Floyd--Learning To Fly;

  10. kesmarn says:

    I’ll Fly Away from Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?

  11. AdLib says:

    Space Cowboy -- Steve Miller Band

  12. Klaatu--Around The Universe In 80 Days;

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