playlist compilation article
This article was going to be the second of two parts of the Thanksgiving week travel theme. Previously, I wrote about songs about planes, trains, and automobiles, base on the movie title Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. As I dove into writing about other travel modes, I wandered around from song to song.
I concluded I have enough material for a third part, coming out in about a week. (Visit http://whilldtkwriter.blogspot.com/ about the first week in December for it.) This article focuses on music for a prominent mode of travel NOT in the movie title —boats (and other water travel methods). I've listed songs, artists, lyrics sites, and video sites (if possible). Take another trip down memory lane.
Surfboard Travel (On the Water)
|Surfin' USA||Beach Boys||Click||BB|
|Surfin' Safari||Beach Boys||Click||BB|
|Hawaii Five-O||Various||NA||classic, 2010|
|Wipeout||Surfaris, Ventures||NA||S, V|
|Pipeline||Chantays, Ventures||NA||C, V||1st video—Chantays' Lawrence Welk appearance: Check out the Beatles' suits, pre-Beatles|
|New York's a Lonely Town||Trade Winds||Click||TW|
|Surfer Girl||Beach Boys||Click||BB|
|Catch a Wave||Beach Boys||Click||BB||same tune as Sidewalk Surfin'|
|Sidewalk Surfin'||Jan and Dean||Click||J & D|
Boat Travel (Also on the Water)
|Sea Cruise||Frankie Ford||Click||FF|
|Come on Down to My Boat||Every Mother's Son||Click||EMS|
|Orinoco Flow (Sail Away)||Enya||Click||Enya|
|Come Sail Away||Styx||Click||Styx|
|Advemtures in Paradise||Lionel Newman composer||NA||LN|
|Sloop John B||Beach Boys||Click||BB|
|Sail On, Sailor||Beach Boys||Click||BB|
|Beyond the Sea||Bobby Darin||Click||BD|
|Blue Navy Blue||Diane Renay||Click||DR|
|Kiss Me Sailor||Diane Renay||Click||DR, DR & ER||1st video—live performance |
2nd video—duet w/Ed Rambeau, one of the song writers, who also wrote and recorded "Concrete and Clay"
|In the Navy||Village People||Click||VP|
Underwater Travel (In the water)
|Yellow Submarine||Beatles||Click||Beatles||Legos video animation|
|Pink Shoelaces||Dodie Stevens||Click||DS||“He takes me deep sea diving in a submarine!”|
|Sea Hunt||David Rose composer||NA||DR|
The catchy song that takes you from land to water is "Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" (Brian Hyland): lyrics, video.