Today, the 11th of January 2016, the world has lost one of the finest artists of all time, Mr. David Bowie. His songs brought joy to the masses with genius albums such as The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. To mark the day, this post will be about singers that speak about homes.

Take Me Home, Country Roads

Artist: John Denver

Year: 1971

Album: Poems, Prayers, and Promises

Memorable Lyrics: Radio reminds me of my home far away, driving down the road I get a feeling, that I should have been home yesterday, yesterday.

Two of Us

Artist: The Beatles

Year: 1969

Album: Let it Be

Memorable Lyrics: We’re on our way home, we’re on our way home, we’re going home.

Burning Down the House

Artist: Talking Heads

Year: 1983

Album: Speaking in Tongues

Memorable Lyrics: I don’t know what you expect staring into the tv set, fighting fire with fire.

Homeward Bound

Artist: Simon & Garfunkel

Year: 1966

Album: Sounds of Silence

Memorable Lyrics: I’m sitting in the railway station, got a ticket for my destination.

House Where Nobody Lives

Artist: Tom Waits

Year: 1999

Album: Tom Waits

Memorable Lyrics: With the windows all cracked and everyone calls it the house, the house where nobody lives.

California

Artist: Joni Mitchell

Year: 1971

Album: Blue

Memorable Lyrics: All the news of home you read, just gives you the blues, just gives you the blues.

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