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Music and Travel
Music is a part of travel, every country I visit is a change of channel, every voice I hear is a different timber, each country resonates in my mind, this is the music of travel
This is Andy Graham the owner and make of this huge site, my Travel Journal is rather famous Daily Travel Blog. As I interpret Travelers, there are three types...
- The Wanted, the Unwanted and the Hermits
Travel Songs by Andy Graham - Themes
Top 20 Travel Songs by Andy Graham 2012
Here is my collection of best all time Songs of Travel, listen, sing along, try to remember, and plan you escape. I will try to update this list, as my world changes, thanks for listening. Andy Graham the HoboTraveler.com
Head Carolina, Tails California - Jo Dee Messina
This song is my favorite Travel Song, it ask all the questions, it states are the dreams. There is a desire to escape, there is a desire to share our love and life with each other, however these are dreams, hazy, unclear, vague ideas. Travelers are searching, but the true traveler finally must accept, they have no idea where to search, or how to search, or even what they are searching for, therefore "Flipping a Coin" is just as valuable as planning a trip, both achieve the goals, to escape to the dream.
Back in the USSR The Beatles
When the Jet takes off there is this feeling, a moment, the pause when we are both afraid and happy at the same time. When one day you enter a culture where you do not fit in, you know you are a stranger, when you know all the rules were left at home, then you may understand the Beatles, this is my rush, my heart dropping, the never-ending addiction, and I know, "No Risk, No Rush." And the Beatles say it, "Leave the West Behind." I left my home on the ground, I left all of you in the fog below.
Bob Segar - Traveling Man
The sadness, the longing, it take energy to leave someone or someplace... I feel a constant bombardment, the constant complain, you are crazy. I feel a constant, never-ending subliminal message being transferred to my brain.
"Your life is not for me." Bob says it, up with the sun, gone with the wind. Yes we are crazy, but feeling the breeze is my freedom.
Steve Miller Band - Jet Airliner
Alabama - I'm In A Hurry (And Don't Know Why)
The reason why we travel, like a spinning top, we spin out of control.
Allman Brothers - Ramblin Man
There is a calling heard by some travelers, there are people that feel they must wander the planet.
Jackson Browne & David Lindley - Take It Easy Live 2006
500 Miles by Peter Paul and Mary
How do we return home? We are too far away, there is too much water under the bridge.
James Taylor - Mexico
How the warmth of the sun makes you forget your stateside foolishness and you never go home.
Foghat - Home in my Hand
Home in my Hand, the ultimate freedom, to not owe anyone.
Close your Eyes - The Beatles
Christopher Cross - Ride like the Wind
Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes Jimmy Buffett
Hotel California - The Eagles
New Inserted Song
Standing Outside the Fire Garth Brooks
My Women from Tokyo - Deep Purple
Truly, Truly, Truly one of the feelings a Man from the USA needs to experience, the deal wanting, the feeling of being wanted, to know a person that does not even speak English is dreaming of loving you. To be loved differently, to be loved without any social pressure to conform. When a girl or man feels being with you is the luckiest thing that ever happened in their life, you will feel warm.
California Dreaming - Mamas and Papas
On The Road Again Willie Nelson
Lynyrd Skynyrd-Free bird
Me and Bobby McGee, Janis Joplin
Marrakesh Express : Crosby, Stills & Nash
Young men from America wanted to avoid the Draft to the Vietnam War, therefore many went off traveling, many went down into Morocco because it was cheaper than Europe and easier to just hang out. This is where the Christian world interfaces with the Islamic world and the start of "Marijuana" travelers. People who searched for safe places to either smoke the dope or go crazy.
Grateful Dead - Truckin'
Johnny Cash - Folsom Prison Blues - (Wanting to leave - Wanting to Travel.)
Someday, I will give you best 20 Travel Songs, they find me, I do not find them, I do hope you romanticize your life and follow your dreams.
--- Challenge to leave the confort zone.
America, Simon & Garfunkel
--- Searching for Meaning in One Country
American Girl, Tom Petty
Born to be Wild, Steppenwolf
Born to Run, Bruce Springsteen
California, Joni Mitchell
City of New Orleans, Arlo Guthrie
--- Anonymous Travel and the acceptance of the Human Condition.
Get Your Kicks OnRoute , Nat King Cole
Graceland, Paul Simon
Hotel California - Eagles
--- Travel is an addiction, it is trap, you can enter, but you can never leave.
Homeward Bound - Simon and Garfunkle
--- The dream of returning home, missing home or homesick.
I’ve Been Everywhere, Hank Snow/Johnny Cash
--- Romanitic view, that somehow it is good to have visited many places.
Katmandu, Bob Seger
--- The Challenge to leave
King of the Road, Roger Miller
Leaving on a Jet Plane, Peter, Paul, & Mary/John Denver
Like A Rolling Stone, Bob Dylan
Long May You Run, Neil Young
Midnight Train to Georgia, Gladys Knight & the Pips
Ol’ , Tom Waits
Proud Mary, Ike and Tina Turner/Creedence Clearwater Revival
Radar Love, Golden Earring
Road to Nowhere, Talking Heads
Roadrunner, The Modern Lovers
Runnin’ Down a Dream, Tom Petty
Southern Cross, Crosby, Stills and Nash/Jimmy Buffet
--- The Southern Cross (Stars in Sky) can only be seen South of the Equator
Sweet Home Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd
Take Me Home, Country Roads, John Denver
Tangled Up In Blue, Bob Dylan
The Long and Winding Road, The Beatles
This Land is Your Land, Woody Guthrie
Thunder Road, Bruce Springsteen
Travelin’ Prayer, Billy Joel/Dolly Parton
Wagon Wheel, Bob Dylan/Old Crow Medicine Show
When I Paint My Masterpiece, Bob Dylan/The Band
Where the Streets Have No Name, U2
In Exile - Thrice
Time To Move On - Tom Petty
Island in the Sun - Weezer
Going Mobile - The Who
Dirty Back Road - B52's
In a Big Country - Big Country
Fly Away - Lenny Kravitz
Fly Away - Blackfoot
(different song than above)
Moving On - Bad Company
Jet Airliner - Steve Miller
Stone Free - Jimi Hendrix
Road Runner - Humble Pie
The song "Jet Airliner" by the Steve Miller Band as added to my collection of best Songs Of Travel November 5, 2012.Read
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