Song: Southern Cross by CSN

The Crosby, Still, and Nash song “Southern Cross,” with lyrics.


In memoriam: Hazel Dickens

Songwriter and singer Hazel Dickens has died at the age of 75. Here’s her song, “Black Lung.”

Songs: “Walk Like an Egyptian”

By the Bangles:


All the old paintings on the tombs
They do the sand dance don’t you know
If they move too quick (o-way-oh)
They’re falling down like a domino

All the bazaar men by the Nile
They got the money on a bet
Gold crocodiles (o-way-oh)
They snap their teeth on your cigarette

Foreign types with the hookah pipes say
Ay-o-way-o, ay-o-way-oh
Walk like an Egyptian

Blonde waitresses take their trays
They spin around and they cross the floor
They’ve got the moves (o-way-oh)
You drop your drink then they bring you more

All the school kids so sick of books

They like the punk and the metal band
When the buzzer rings (o-way-oh)
They’re walking like an Egyptian

All the kids in the marketplace say
Ay-o-way-o, ay-o-way-o
Walk like an Egyptian

Slide your feet up the street bend your back
Shift your arm then you pull it back

Life is hard you know (o-way-oh)
So strike a pose on a Cadillac

If you want to find all the cops
They’re hanging out in the donut shop
They sing and dance (o-way-oh)
Spin the clubs cruise down the block

All the Japanese with their yen
The party boys call the Kremlin

And the Chinese know (o-way-oh)
They walk the line like Egyptian

All the cops in the donut shop say
Ay-o-way-o, ay-o-way-o
Walk like an Egyptian
Walk like an Egyptian

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Carol of the Bells

This is the group Celtic Woman singing the Carol of the Bells.

Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”

Played and sung live by a small group:

Espen Lind  (on guitar), Askil Holm, Alejandro Fuentes, Kurt Nilsen  (World Idol)
“four great Norwegian singers.”

Played and sung live by Rufus Wainwright, who did it for Shrek.

Played and sung by Leonard Cohen, who wrote it.

Bruce Springsteen: I’m on Fire

Bruce Springsteen’s I’m on Fire: that man has a lovely voice.

Bruce Springsteen: My home town

Or My Hometown, if you will: