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Tim Butler of The Psychedelic FursTim Butler of The Psychedelic Furs
Tim and his brother Richard are the Furs' foundation. Tim explains how they write and tells the story of "Pretty In Pink."
They Might Be GiantsThey Might Be Giants
Who writes a song about a name they found in a phone book? That's just one of the everyday things these guys find to sing about. Anything in their field of vision or general scope of knowledge is fair game. If you cross paths with them, so are you.
Ian Anderson: "The delight in making music is that you don't have a formula"Ian Anderson: "The delight in making music is that you don't have a formula"
Ian talks about his 3 or 4 blatant attempts to write a pop song, and also the ones he most connected with, including "Locomotive Breath."
Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake & PalmerGreg Lake of Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Greg talks about writing songs of "universal truth" for King Crimson and ELP, and tells us about his most memorable stage moment (it involves fireworks).
Songs with Methods of Transportation in the Title
1 Train - A$AP Rocky
4x4 - Miley Cyrus
57 Bel Air - Heidi Feek
A Long Walk - Jill Scott
Aeroplane - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Aeroplane - Björk
Air Balloon - Lily Allen
Airplane - Day of Fire
Airplane - Plain White T's
Airplanes - Lisa Loeb
Airplanes - Local Natives
Airplanes - B.o.B
Airstream Song - Miranda Lambert
All Night Train - The Allman Brothers Band
All the Rowboats - Regina Spektor
Back of the Van - Ladyhawke
Bennie And The Jets - Elton John
Big Green Tractor - Jason Aldean
Big Ship - Cliff Richard
Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell
Bike - Pink Floyd
Black Limousine - The Rolling Stones
Boat Behind - Kings of Convenience
Boat Drinks - Jimmy Buffett
Born in a UFO - David Bowie
Bye Bye - Jo Dee Messina
Cadillac Ranch - Bruce Springsteen
Camaro - Kings of Leon
Canadian Railroad Trilogy - Gordon Lightfoot
Car Jamming - The Clash
Cars - Gary Numan
Chariot - Gavin DeGraw
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Chevy Van - Sammy Johns
Cop Car - Keith Urban
Counting Blue Cars - Dishwalla
Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
Death by Plane - Team Sleep
Delta 1406 - Mike Posner
Dixie Flyer - Randy Newman
Down Bound Train - Chuck Berry
Downbound Train - Bruce Springsteen
Downtown Train - Rod Stewart
Drive - The Cars
Drive - R.E.M.
Drive - Bic Runga
Drive My Car - The Beatles
Drunk on a Plane - Dierks Bentley
Eastbound Train - Dire Straits
Elevator - Boxcar Racer
Elevator - David Archuleta
Fast Car - Tracy Chapman
Fast in My Car - Paramore
Ferry Cross The Mersey - Gerry & the Pacemakers
First Train Home - Imogen Heap
Fly Away - Lenny Kravitz
Flying - The Beatles
Flying For Me - John Denver
Gas Pedal - Sage The Gemini
Get Out Of My Car - Toby Keith
Given To Fly - Pearl Jam
Graffiti on the Train - Stereophonics
Green Blimp - Dwight Twilley
Helicopter - Bloc Party
Helicopter - Deerhunter
Hitch Hike - Marvin Gaye
Hot Air Balloon - Owl City
I Drive Your Truck - Lee Brice
I Drove All Night - Roy Orbison
I Got A Car - George Strait
I'm Walking - Fats Domino
Ice Cream Van - Glasvegas
If I Had a Boat - Lyle Lovett
Inaugural Trams - Super Furry Animals
Jet - Paul McCartney & Wings
Jet Airliner - Steve Miller Band
Joe Le Taxi - Vanessa Paradis
Josef's Train - Thea Gilmore
Last Train - King the Kid
Last Train Home - Ryan Star
Leaky Little Boat - Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers
Learning To Fly - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Leaving On A Jet Plane - Peter, Paul and Mary
Little Black Submarines - The Black Keys
Long Black Train - Josh Turner
Long Train Runnin' - The Doobie Brothers
Longer Boats - Cat Stevens
Love Boat Theme - Jack Jones
M-Bike - PJ Harvey
Magic Bus - The Who
Magic Carpet Ride - Steppenwolf
Midnight Ferry - Kid Rock
Midnight Train - Buddy Guy
Midnight Train - Lyfe Jennings
Midnight Train To Georgia - Gladys Knight & the Pips
Moonlight Drive - The Doors
More Trucks Than Cars - Craig Morgan
Motorcycle Drive By - Third Eye Blind
My White Bicycle - Nazareth
Mystery Train - Elvis Presley
Next Plane Home - Daniel Powter
Night Train - Jason Aldean
Night Train - James Brown
Obvious Bicycle - Vampire Weekend
On The Good Ship Lollipop - Shirley Temple
Paparazzi On Mopeds - The Cranberries
Peace Train - Cat Stevens
Pickup Truck - Kings of Leon
Pink Cadillac - Bruce Springsteen
Pirate Jet - Gorillaz
Railroads - Holly Williams
Red Boat - Alela Diane
Ridin - Chamillionaire
Rock The Boat - Hues Corporation
Rock The Boat - Aaliyah
Rollerblades - Eliza Doolittle
Roof of Your Car - The Streets
Runaway Train - Soul Asylum
Sail Away - Randy Newman
Sailing - Christopher Cross
Sailing - Rod Stewart
Satellite Flight - Kid Cudi
Silver Train - The Rolling Stones
Sleigh Ride - Leroy Anderson
Sloop John B - The Beach Boys
Slow Boat - Jeff Bridges
Small Plane - Bill Callahan
Smooth Sailing - Queens of the Stone Age
Somewhere In My Car - Keith Urban
Space Ship One - Paul Gilbert
Spaceship Coupe - Justin Timberlake
Spanish Train - Chris de Burgh
Stop This Train - John Mayer
Subway - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Subway Song - Tom Lehrer
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot - Fisk University Jubilee Singers
Take the A Train - Duke Ellington
Taxi - Harry Chapin
Taxi Cab - Vampire Weekend
The Big Ship Sails - Traditional
The Bike Song - Mark Ronson and the Business Intl
The Metro - Berlin
The Trolley Song - Judy Garland
The Velocipede - Fred Coyne
This Train - Bo Bice
Three Wheels On My Wagon - The New Christy Minstrels
Took The Last Train - David Gates
Train - 3 Doors Down
Train To Birmingham - John Hiatt
Train, Train - Blackfoot
Trains - Al Stewart
Trouble Train - The Brian Setzer Orchestra
Truck Yeah - Tim McGraw
Used Cars - Sunny Sweeney
Vegetable Car - Joshua Radin
Vehicle - The Ides of March
Wagon Wheel - Darius Rucker
Walk - Don't Run - The Ventures
Walk Like A Man - The Four Seasons
Walk On - U2
Walk On By - Dionne Warwick
Walk Right In - Rooftop Singers
Watching Airplanes - Gary Allan
White Limo - Foo Fighters
White Suburban - Skylar Grey
Wicker Plane - State Radio
Yellow Submarine - The Beatles
Zebras and Airplanes - Alicia Keys