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
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
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
Album: Speaking in Tongues
Memorable Lyrics: I don’t know what you expect staring into the tv set, fighting fire with fire.
Artist: Simon & Garfunkel
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
Album: Tom Waits
Memorable Lyrics: With the windows all cracked and everyone calls it the house, the house where nobody lives.
Artist: Joni Mitchell
Memorable Lyrics: All the news of home you read, just gives you the blues, just gives you the blues.