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Old 10-01-2012, 11:21 PM   #1
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Songs of Home

Purron put this one on the "so nervous" thread.



I don't know why, but I find "Solsbury Hill" highly evocative of that "home" feeling.

What's your "song of home"?
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Couldn't find "That Godforsaken Hellhole I Call Home", so this will have to do...

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I'm tearin' up here. Bye now.
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Bonus for featuring Emmylou Harris and Bonnie Raitt, too.
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I take it the idea is songs about home in general, and not about our specific home turf? If so, this old country song comes to mind. There are many versions, by artists like Joan Baez, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and others. But I like this one.

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For me, The Fog on the Tyne reminds me of home more than any other song.




Translation here:

Sittin' in a sleazy snack-bar
Suckin', sickly sausage rolls
Slippin' down slowly, slippin' down sideways
Think I'll sign off the dole

Cause the fog on the Tyne is all mine, all mine
The fog on the Tyne is all mine
The fog on the Tyne is all mine, all mine
The fog on the Tyne is all mine

Could a copper catch a crooked coffin maker
Could a copper comprehend
That a crooked coffin maker is just an undertaker
Who undertakes to be a friend?

And the fog on the Tyne is all mine, all mine
The fog on the Tyne is all mine
The fog on the Tyne is all mine, all mine
The fog on the Tyne is all mine


Tell it to tomorrow, today will take it's time
To tell you what tonight will bring
Presently we'll have a pint or two together
Everybody do their thing

We can swing together, we can have a wee wee
We can have a wet on the wall
If someone slips a whisper that its simple sister
Slapped them down and slavered on their smalls

'Cause the fog on the Tyne is all mine, all mine
The fog on the Tyne is all mine
The fog on the Tyne is all mine, all mine
The fog on the Tyne is all mine

Fog on the Tyne is all mine, all mine
The fog on the Tyne is all mine
The fog on the Tyne is all mine, all mine
The fog on the Tyne is all mine

The fog on the Tyne is all mine, all mine
The fog on the Tyne is all mine
The fog on the Tyne is all mine, all mine
The fog on the Tyne is all mine
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Damn. Not home, but vivid memories of that song blasting over the 1MC as the cruiser Long Beach left active service off Viet Nam's sunny coastlines and put the hammer down for home.. Best acoustics ever.
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A couple that evoke thoughts of GOING back home:



and my favorite version of:

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