The Tube

Feb. 18th, 2014 10:43 am
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[personal profile] liv posting in [community profile] mix_tape
I am so glad I made this community, because now I really need your creativity. My baby (!) sister is turning 30 in a few weeks, and she is going to celebrate with a London Underground themed party. She has asked guests to contribute songs that refer to trains / stations / railways, or anything to do with underground, or the names of individual Tube (or DLR or LOLtrain) stations. She's a big cryptic crossword fan and is excited for songs that allude to station names in a clever way. The more eclectic, the better.

So, please help me help my sister to have a musically memorable 30th!

Date: 18/02/2014 11:29 (UTC)
juniperphoenix: Fire in the shape of a bird (Default)
From: [personal profile] juniperphoenix
Downbound Train - Bruce Springsteen
Underground - David Bowie (from Labyrinth)
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne

Specific stations:

Going Down To Liverpool - The Bangles
Waterloo - Abba

Date: 18/02/2014 12:18 (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] scheherezhad
Savage Garden "I Don't Care"

Date: 18/02/2014 13:23 (UTC)
juniperphoenix: Fire in the shape of a bird (Default)
From: [personal profile] juniperphoenix
Thought of a few more...

One After 909 - The Beatles
Last Train to Clarksville - The Monkees
Train in the Distance - Paul Simon

Date: 19/02/2014 00:07 (UTC)
glinda: donna dancing (donna dance)
From: [personal profile] glinda
Oooh, I like this theme

Waterloo Sunset - The Kinks (Also Dedicated Follower of Fashion by the Kinks works too)
Train in Vain - The Clash
Up the Junction - Squeeze
Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty
Kayleigh - Marillion
Lovestruck - Madness
Warwick Avenue - Duffy
Mile End - Pulp (Or Sorted for E's and Whizz for that matter)

Oh and Going Underground by The Jam

Date: 19/02/2014 00:45 (UTC)
forthwritten: (british museum)
From: [personal profile] forthwritten
Half Man Half Biscuit - The Light At The End Of The Tunnel (Is The Light Of An Oncoming Train)
Radical Face - Asleep On A Train
Carter USM - Only Living Boy In New Cross

Also found this which may be helpful

Date: 19/02/2014 02:03 (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] ruthi
Jay Foreman's Every Tube Station Song
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jPyg2pK11M

The Amateur Transplants London Underground song (very very rude)



Date: 19/02/2014 03:05 (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] gblvr
The Metro by Berlin

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