Nickelback - Rockstar
"Nickelback's music video for 'Rockstar' from the album, All The Right Reason." (YouTube) The lyrics are below the video on YouTube. "I'm gonna trade this life for fortune and fame...
Hey hey I wanna be a rockstar...
We'll all stay skinny 'cause we just won't eat
And we'll hang out in the coolest bars
In the VIP with the movie stars..."
'Wish'by Lighthouse Family : "I wish I knew how I'm gonna be happy without you..."
Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Freeby
Nina Simone (or by Lighthouse Family) "And I wish I knew how
It would feel to be free
I wish that I could break
All the chains holding me
I wish I could say
All the things that I'd like to say...."
The Linguists - We Are the World
"Some of the professors and students of the last 20 years of the Budapest ELTE-MTA Theoretical Linguistics Programme sing on the occasion of the 20th birthday of the department." The full lyrics are available in the YouTube pulldown box. "We are all a part of
God's linguist family,
And the truth, you know, grammar's all we need." (YouTube)
L'histoire en musique
La question noire / Pacifisme, chansons contre la guerre du Vietnam. /
Une jeunesse avide changements. Contestation étudiante dans les 1960's. /
Les laissés pour compte du rêve américain. / etc... (lhistgeobox.blogspot.com)
on The Rangeby
Gene Autry "Home, home on the Range;
Where the deer and the antelope play;
Where seldom is heard, a discouraging word,
And the skies are not cloudy all day..."
Gene Autry sang this song nostalgically about the place
where cowboys feel comfortable and happy." (artists.letssingit.com)
of songs that retell a work of literature ex :
- 'Tales of Mystery and Imagination' is an Alan Parsons
Project LP which retells several Edgar Allan Poe stories
- "White Rabbit" by Jefferson Airplane partially retells 'Alice's
Adventures in Wonderland' by Lewis Carroll... (Wikipedia)
All stand please for the MINI horn section
"Fresh from recording all 205 National Anthems to be played at this summer's games, the London Philharmonic Orchestra has teamed up with MINI for one more performance..." (YouTube)