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Destination… Music

Whilst lock-down seems to be over for many – and apparently never applied (to a self selecting) some – we are staying at home.

Because? Well, there’s society, respect for the NHS, family health and other things the selfish can’t seem to grasp such as actual common sense.

That said, stir craziness is present. So much so that I’m starting to hear destinations/locations in almost every song… just me?

So in lieu of actually going anywhere, here are some songs with destinations in the title*. And they are not even glamorous/exotic.

*Sorta. Kinda. With a hat tip to those who contributed to a comedy pile-on some years ago…

Instructions: Feel free to sing out loud (as a treat to those in earshot).

Cliff Richard: It’s so funny, that we don’t York anymore.

David Essex: A Winter’s Sale

On the Windsor love: Jeffrey Osborne

Can you Theale the love tonight: Elton John

Carly Simon: Newbury does it better

Montell Jordan: This is Slough we do it

Ticket to Ryde: Beatles

The sun Ascot it’s hat on

Dundee bloody Dundee: U2

Highway to… Road to… Bat out of… Helston/Hull

Knutsford City Limits: Ike and Tina Turner

Yazz: The only way is Thrupp (baby)

Elkie Brookes: Poole if you think it’s over

Beatles: I am the Walsall

Dexy’s: Carmarthen Eileen

Anglesea in the UK! Sex Pistols

The Thirsk cut is the deepest

York So Vain: Carly Simon

Nirvana: Smells like Sheen spirit

Everything Moscow: Manic Street Preachers

Shania Twain: “Man(ton), I feel like a Woman” & Steppenwolf “Ogbourne to be wild” (a wee shout out to the Marlborough crowd there)

She sells Canterbury: The Cult

You can leave your Hatton: Tom Jones

Jesus Christchurch Superstar

And from across the sea:

Stairway to Cavan

Willie Nelson/Pet Shop Boys: Galways on my mind

Ian Dury: Hit me with your Limerick

Back to the UK:

Dr Hook: If I said you had a beautiful Bury would you hold it against me?

Raspberry Bury: Price

Black box: Bright-on time

Kylie: Can’t get you out of Minehead

James Blunt: You’re Budeiful

Marvin Gaye: Sexual Ealing

Slough Can You Mend A Broken Heart? Bee Gees

Roberta Flack/Donny Hathaway: Ware is the Love?

U2: Even Better Than The Rhyl Thing

Elvis Costello: Watchet the detectives

Surrey seems to be the hardest word

Nights in Prestatyn

Stairway to Devon

Brighouse in your soul: They Might Be Giants

Wirral Lie To You: Charles and Eddie

Got to get you into my Fife: The Beatles

Wham! Wakefield up before you go go

Jackie Wilson Said (I’m in Govan) – Dexy’s Midnight Runners

Jackson 5: Don’t blame it on the sunshine, don’t blame it on the moonlight, don’t blame it on the good times, blame it on the Bootle

Harrow Goodbye: Soft Cell

Jennifer Rush: The Gower of Love

Huey Lewis & the news: The Gower of love

Frankie Goes to Hollywood: The Gower of Love.

OMFG I really want to go to the Gower.

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