Thursday, June 26, 2008


"Drug" songs

First We Take Manhattan-LEONARD COHEN (1988 / the drugs that keep you thin)
I Want A New Drug-HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS (1983)
Love Is The Drug-SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY (1984)
Love Is A Stranger-EURYTHMICS (1982 / love is a dangerous drug)
Sex & Drugs & Rock’n’roll-IAN DURY & THE BLOCKHEADS (1977)

Cocaine songs

Cocaine-J.J.CALE (1976 & 1977), ERIC CLAPTON (1977)
Cocaine In My Brain-DILLINGER (1976)
Cocaine Decisions-FRANK ZAPPA (LP The Man From Utopia, 1983)
Der Kommissar-FALCO (1982 / Den Schnee auf dem wir alle Talwärts fahr'n)
Ganz Wien-FALCO (1982)
No Coke-DR. ALBAN (1990)
God Part II-U2 (LP Rattle & hum, 1988 / I don’t believe in cocaine, I got a speedball in my head)
I Get A Kick Out Of You-FRANK SINATRA (1962 / Some they may go for cocaine)
Kokain-EXTRABREIT (1983)
Loser-BECK (1994 / cocaine nose job)
Maracaibo-LU COLOMBO (1980 & 1982 / cokaina)
Make Your Own Way-CINDERELLA (1990 / drove me to cocaine eyes by the age of 15)
Smuggler’s Blues-GLEN FREY (1984 / cocaine, hash)
Sugar Walls-SHEENA EASTON (1984 / written by Alexander Nevermind a.k.a. Prince)
White Lines (Don't Don't Do It)-GRANDMASTER FLASH (1984), DURAN DURAN (1995)
You Could Be Mine-GUNS N' ROSES (1991 / and your cocaine tongue)


Big in Japan-ALPHAVILLE (1984 / see also: group BIG IN JAPAN)
Brown Sugar-ROLLING STONES (1971)
Heroin-VELVET UNDERGROUND (1967 / Heroin, be the death of me... Heroin, it’s my wife & it’s my life)
King Heroin-JAMES BROWN (1971)
You Are My Heroin-BOY GEORGE (LP Tense nervous breakdown, 1988)
Not If You Were The Last Junkie On Earth-DANDY WARHOLS (1998 / heroine is so passes)
see: Ενας νέγρος θερμαστής από το Τζιμπουτί-ΒΑΣΙΛΗΣ ΠΑΠΑΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ


Along Comes Mary
-THE ASSOCIATION (1966 / Mary: Marijuana)
My Brother's A Basshead-DE LA SOUL (1991 / about crack addicts)
Captain Jack-BILLY JOEL (LP Piano man, 1973)
Changes-TUPAC (1998 / give the crack to the kids who the hell cares... more black & white are smoking crack tonight)
Country House-BLUR (1995 / knocking back Prozac)
La Cucaracha -TRADITIONAL MEXICAN SONG (piano puede caminar, porque no tiene, porque le palta, marijuana que fumar - more info)
Don’t Mess With Dr.Dream-THOMPSON TWINS (1985)
Down Under-MEN AT WORK (1982 / full of zombie / zombie: Australian slang for Marijuana)
Eight Miles High-BYRDS (1966)
Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky)-MARVIN GAYE (1971)
Hanging Around-THE STRANGLERS (1977)
Numbers-SOFT CELL (1983 / you're looking so thin these days, are you doing speed)
Senorita-JAMES (2001 / Mary Jane's on the game again: Marijuana - also see: Serotonin)
Special K-PLACEBO (2000)
I Got 5 On It-LUNIZ (1995 / refers to Marijuana)
I’m Waiting For The Man-THE VELVET UNDERGROUND (1967), ,VANESSA PARADIS (1992)
Johnny-THIN LIZZY (1976 / he broke into a drugstore to cure his daily need / over just a little dope / just another juiced up junkie)
Legalize it / Bush Doctor-PETER TOSH (Marijuana)
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds-BEATLES,ELTON JOHN (LSD)
Me Gustas Tu-MANU CHAO (Marijuana)
Mr. Tambourine Man-BOB DYLAN (1965-1966), BYRDS (1966)
Monkey-GEORGE MICHAEL (1987)
Mothers Little Helper-ROLLING STONES
Narcotic-LIQUIDO (1997)
Original Prankster-OFFSPRING (prozac can make it better)
Pretty Paracetamol-FISHER Z (1979)
Puff The Magic Dragon-PETER PAUL & MARY (OST Meet the parents: R. DE NIRRO & BEN STILLER)
Queen Of China Town-AMANDA LEAR (opium queen)
She Took My Soul In Istanbul-MARC ALMOND (hashish)
Sign O The Times-PRINCE (she came across the needle... high on crack)
That Smell-LYNYRD SKYNYRD (1977 / got a monkey on your back)
The Pusher-STEPPENWOLF (1967)
White Rabbit-JEFFERSON AIRPLANE (1966)
LP & single: Psychocandy-JESUS & MARY CHAIN (Marijuana)
see: Τι Να Σου Προσφέρω-2002 GR

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Saturday, June 21, 2008


Famous (and not so famous) sayings in songs

Action Speaks Louder Than Words

Thin Line Between Love & Hate-PERSUADERS (1971), THE PRETENDERS (1984 / action speaks louder than words)

All Good Things Must End

I Know There’s Something Going On-FRIDA (1982 / I know a good thing must end)
I Wouldn't Have Missed It For The World-RONNIE MILSAP (1981 / They say that all good things must end)
Just The Way It Is-THE REMBRANDTS (1991 / all good things must end)
Touch Me In The Morning-DIANA ROSS (1973 / nothing good is gonna last forever)

All Is Fair In Love & War

Annie, I’m Not Your Daddy-KID CREOLE (1982 / all is fair in love & war)
Butterfly On A Wheel-MISSION (1989 / wise men say all is fair in love and war)
Fade-PARIS ANGELS (1991 / all is fair in love and war)
Power Of Love-HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS (1985 / they say that all in love is fair)


Bad Case Of Loving You (Doctor Doctor)-ROBERT PALMER (1979 / a pretty face don’t make a pretty heart)
Beauty’s Only Skin Deep-ASWAD (1989)

Nothing Lasts Forever

Another Cup Of Coffee-MIKE & THE MECHANICS (nothing ever lasts forever)
Dust In The Wind-KANSAS (nothing lasts forever than the earth & sky)
Everybody Wants To Rule The World-TEARS FOR FEARS (nothing ever lasts forever)
I Believe In You-KYLIE MINOGUE (nothing lasts forever)
Love Is A Shield-CAMOUFLAGE (1989 / but nothing is quite forever, especially staying together)
The Man With The Child In His Eyes-KATE BUSH (1977 / they say no no, it won’t last forever)
Nothing Lasts Forever-ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN (LP Evergreen, 1997)
Nothing Lasts Forever-MAROON 5 (LP It Won't Be soon Before Long, 2007)
November Rain-GNR (nothing lasts forever)
Only Forward-NAOMI (2008 / nothing can last forever)
Same Old Scene-ROXY MUSIC (1980 / nothing lasts forever)
The More You Live, The More You Love-A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS (1984 / they say that nothing lasts forever)

Thursday, June 19, 2008


Mothers, Fathers, Sisters & Brothers (Various family members)

A Special Kind Of Man-ROGER WHITTAKER (1975 / my brother was a poet & a ...)
All You Zombies-HOOTERS (1985 / sons & daughters)
I Want Your Sex-GEORGE MICHAEL (1987 / I’m not your father, I’m not your brother, talk to your sister)
Money$ Too Tight Too Mention-VALENTINE BROTHERS, SIMPLY RED (1985 / brother, father)
Our House-MADNESS (1982 / father, mother, sister, brother)
Razzmatazz-PULP (1993)
Sarah Yellin'-3 DOORS DOWN (2002)
Shame And Scandal In The Family-LANCE PERCIVAL (1965)
Sunday Bloody Sunday-U2 (1983 / mothers, children, brothers, sisters torn apart)
What’s Going On-MARVIN GAYE (1971), CYNDI LAUPER (1986)
You’re The Voice-JOHN FARNHAM (1986 / we’re all someone’s daughter, we’re all someone’s son)

Mama & Papa songs

Advice For The Young At Heart-TEARS FOR FEARS (1989 / while they play mothers & fathers we play little boys & girls)
Bow Down-THE HOUSEMARTINS (1988 / Mother, father I think that I would rather stay at home with you for another year)
Brother Louie-HOT CHOCOLATE (1973 / to meet his mama & papa)
Evangeline-ICICLE WORKS (1987 / my mother loved the bayou my daddy worked the land)
Fight For Your Right-BEASTIE BOYS (1986 / your pop caught you smoking man he says no way / your mom busted in said what’s that noise)
From The Hip-LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS (1988 / without a father figured I / mother your wretched son)
Girl In A Million-DREAM ACADEMY (1985 / daddy... mammy)
Give It Away-RED HOT CHILLI PEPPERS (1991 / papa, mama)
Gypsys Tramps & Thieves-CHER (1971 / mama...papa)
Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (A Letter from Camp)-ALAN SHERMAN (1963)
Keep The Faith-BON JOVI (1992 / mother…father)
Living With The Law-CHRIS WHITLEY (1991 / daddy, mama)
Love & Marriage-FRANK SINATRA (1955 / Dad was told by mother you can’t have one without the other)
No Son Of Mine-GENESIS (1991 / mother, his words, I thought about him)
Papa Was A Rollin' Stone-THE TEMPTATIONS (1972)
Polk Salad Annie-T.J.WHITE (1968 / mama.. ..daddy... ...brothers)
Smoke-NATALIE IMBRUGLIA (1997 / where are you dad, mum’s looking sad)
Summertime-GEORGE GERSHWIN (your daddy’s rich & your mom is good looking)
Sunny Afternoon-KINKS (1966 / ma & pa)
That's All Right Mama-ELVIS PRESLEY (1954 / Mama she done told me Papa done told me too)
Telephone Mama-GAZEBO (1984 / telephone mama, pa)
Through The Barricades-SPANDAU BALLET (1986 / mother doesn’t know where love has gone / father made my history)
To The Moon & Back-SAVAGE GARDEN (1997 / Mama never loved her much, Daddy never keeps in touch)
Tobacco Road-NASHVILLE TEENS (1964 / Mama died and my daddy got drunk)
What’d I Say-RAY CHARLES (1959 / tell your mama, tell your pa I’m gonna send you back to Arkansas)
When Doves Cry-PRINCE (1984 / papa, father, mama)

Brothers & sisters

Are You Ready-PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC (1970), STAPLE SINGERS (1985 / brothers & sisters)
Be Thankful For What You Got-WILLIAM DeVAUGHN (1974), MASSIVE ATTACK (1991 / brothers & sisters)
Deliverance-THE MISSION (1990 /Brother, sister, give me, give me)
Disco 2000-PULP (1995 / our mothers said we could be sister and brother)
Everybody's Free (To Feel Good)-ROZALLA (1991 / brother & sister)
If I Had A Hammer-TRINI LOPEZ (1963 / the love between my brothers & my sisters)
The Look Of Love-ABC (1982 / sisters & brothers)
Me & The Farmer-HOUSEMARTINS (1987 / like brother like sister)
One-U2 (1991 / sisters & brothers)
Promised Land-JOE SMOOTH (1989), THE STYLE COUNCIL (1989 / sisters, brothers)
(We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang-HEAVEN 17 (1981 / brothers, sisters)


Always On The Run-LENNY KRAVITZ (1991 / my mama said)
Bad News-MOON MARTIN (1981 / Mama tell me)
Band On The Run-PAUL MCCARTNEY & WINGS (1973 / Mama you Mama you)
Billie Jean-MICHAEL JACKSON (1982 / mother always told me)
Bobby Jean-BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN (1984 / your mother said you went away)
Da Ya Think I’m Sexy-ROD STEWART (1978 / so I can phone my mother)
Dear Mama-2PAC (1995 / 1999)
Don’t Stop The Dance-BRYAN FERRY (1985 / Mama says truth is all that matters)
Faron Young-PREFAB SPROUT (1985 / every mother’s son’s romantic / frantic)
For Mama-MATT MONRO (1964)
Gangsta's Paradise-COOLIO (1995 / even my mama thinks that my mind is gone)
Girls Just Want To Have Fun-CYNDI LAUPER (1983 / My mother says when you gonna live your life right)
Hey Mambo-BARRY MANILOW featuring KID CREOLE (1987 / did your mama teach you that)
Knocking On Heaven's Door-BOB DYLAN (1973)
Little James-OASIS (2000 / for you & your mom & that’s all)
Look Mama-HOWARD JONES (1985)
Love Fool-THE CARDIGANS (1996 / mama tells me I shouldn’t bother)
Mama-GENESIS (1983)
Mama-SPICE GIRLS (1996)
Mama Said-THE SHIRELLES (1961)
Mama Said Knock You Out-LL COOL J (1990)
Mama Used To Say-JUNIOR (1982)
Mama Weer All Crazee Now-SLADE (1972), QUIET RIOT (1984)
Ms. Jackson-OUTCATS (2001 / Never meant to make your daughter cry)
Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter-HERMAN'S HERMITS (1965)
The Old Man Gown The Road-JOHN FOGERTY (1984 / he make the young girl’s mama cry)
Shakespeare’s Sister-THE SMITHS (1985 / No, Mama, let me go!)
Simple Man-LYNYRD SKYNYRD (1973 / Mama told me when I was young)
Summer of ‘69-BRYAN ADAMS (1983 / standing on your mama’s porch)
Sylvia's Mother-DR. HOOK & THE MEDICINE SHOW (1971 / please Mrs. Avery, I just gotta talk to her)
That’s The Way-CULTURE CLUB (1983 / mama had tears in her eyes)
Thinking Of You-LENNY KRAVITZ (1998 / tell me mama)
Too Late To Turn Back Now-CORNELIUS BROTHERS & SISTER ROSE (1972 / My mom told me)
Treat Her Like A Lady-THE TEMPTATIONS (1984 / When I was young, my mama used to say, Boy A woman's like a flower, with love on her you shower)
Whatever Wil Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)-DORIS DAY (1956 / I asked my mother what will I be )
White Rabbit-JEFFERSON AIRPLANE (1966 / the ones -pills- that mother gives you)
You Can’t Hurry Love-THE SUPREMES (1966), PHIL COLLINS (1982 / my mama said)
You Don’t Fool Me-QUEEN (1995 / Mama said be careful of that girl)

Papa (Father & son)

Alcoholic-STARSAILOR (Don't you know you got your daddy's eyes)
Annie. I'm Not Your Daddy-KID CREOLE & THE COCOCUTS (1982)
Born On The Bayou-CCR (1969 / Now, when I was just a little boy, Standin to my daddys knee, My poppa said, son, dont let the man get you)
Cat’s In The Cradle-HARRY CHAPIN
Don’t Cry Daddy-ELVIS
End Of The Innocence-DON HENLEY
Get That Beat-SHARP TIES (Daddy says)
Green, Green Grass Of Home-TOM JONES (1966 / The old home town looks the same as I step down from the train,and there to meet me is my Mama and Papa)
I’m On Fire-BRUCE (Hey little girl is your daddy home)
Jet-WINGS (was your father as bold as Sergeant major)
Jonah-BREATHE (I think of what my father told me)
Leader Of The Pack-SHANGRI-LAS (my Dad said find someone new)
The Living Years-MIKE & THE MECHANICS (see: movie Frequency)
Lover Lover-IAN McCULLOGH ..father....
Love Her Madly-DOORS ..wanna be her daddy...
My Father’s Eyes-ERIC CLAPTON
My Father’s Son-JOE COCKER
Oh Daddy-FLEETWOOD MAC (1977)
One Way-THE LEVELLERS (my father when I was young)
Papa Don’t Preach-MADONNA
Papa Was Too-JOE TEX
Runaway-BON JOVI (when your daddy’s gonna talk to you.. daddy’s girl)
Running In The Family-LEVEL 42 (our dad... dad rang the officer in charge... brother Joe & me)

Wednesday, June 18, 2008


Suffer the children

Another Brick In The Wall-PINK FLOYD (1979)
Ask Me-AMY GRANT (1991 / about child abuse)
Child Of The Universe-BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST (1974)
The Children Are Crying-BLACK MACHINE (LP The Album, 1992)
Happy Children-P. LION (1983)
Luka-SUZANNE VEGA (1987 / about child abuse)
School-SUPERTRAMP (1974)
Suffer The Children-TEARS FOR FEARS (1983 / vocals by little Caroline Orzabal)
When The Children Cry-WHITE LION (1987)

Childrens voices in chorus'

Adult Education-HALL & OATES (1983)
Aeroplane-RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS (1995)
Another Brick In The Wall-PINK FLOYD (1979)
Get A Life-SOUL II SOUL (1989)
Happiness Is Easy-TALK TALK (1986)
Love Oh Love-LIONEL RICHIE (1992)
Play Some Rock-LIQUIDO (2000)
Sing-CARPENTERS (1973)
We Don’t Need Another Hero-TINA TURNER (1985 / all the children sing)
Youth Of The Nation-POD (2002)
Had A Dream-ROGER HODGSON (1984 / a baby's cry... children's voices)

Interesting related link to the above subject:

Songs referring to children in general

Children-ROBERT MILES (1996)
Children Say-LEVEL 42
Greatest Love Of All-G. BENSON (I believe that children are our future, teach them well)


Songs "driving" you crazy

Boom Boom-PAUL LEKAKIS (1986 / you’re driving me crazy)
The Boys Are Back In Town-THIN LIZZY (1976 / driving all the old men crazy)
Cry Like A Baby-THE BOX TOPS (1968 / living without you is driving me crazy)
Do You Love Me-BRIAN POOLE & THE TREMELOES (1963 / driving me crazy)
Driven By You-BRYAN MAY (1991 / I love you but you drive me crazy)
Great Balls Of Fire-JERRY LEE LEWIS (1957 / you drive me crazy... too much love drive a man insane)
Hot Dog-SHAKIN’ STEVENS (1980 / drives me crazy)
Jack Knife Beat-RORY GALLAGHER (1976 / don’t drive me crazy)
Julia-PAVLOV’S DOG (1975 / you drive me crazy)
Laid-JAMES (1993 / driving me crazy)
Last Night A DJ Saved My Life-INDEEP (1982 / you know you drive me crazy baby)
Lonesome Loser-LITTLE RIVER BAND (1979 / his loneliness is driving him crazy)
Love Bites-DEF LEPPARD (1987 / making love to you might drive me crazy)
Music-MADONNA (2000 / it’s gonna drive me crazy)
9 To 5-DOLLY PARTON (it’s enough to drive you crazy if you let it)
The People Next Door-RAY PARKER Jr. (driving me crazy)
Saturday Night-WHIGFIELD (I’ll drive you crazy)
She Drives Me Crazy-FYC
Stars-SIMPLY RED (driving me crazy)
Take It Easy-EAGLES (don’t let the sound of your own wheels drive you crazy)
Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)-SHEENA EASTON (1983 / like knowin' when the phone is gonna ring, too many times and it'll drive you crazy)
Tutti Frutti-LITTLE RICHARD (I got a girl named Daisy, she almost drives me crazy)
You Can’t Deny It-LISA STANSFIELD (1989 / we drive each other crazy)
You Drive Me Crazy-SHAKIN’ STEVENS (1981)
You See The Trouble With Me-BARRY WHITE (it’s gonna drive me crazy)

Songs "driving" you mad

All The Things She Said-t.a.T.U. (2002 / it’s driving me mad)
I Need Your Love So Bad-TED TAYLOR (driving me mad)
I Want You (She’s So Heavy)-BEATLES (it’s driving me mad)
Johnny The Fox-THIN LIZZY (It drove the old man (his father) mad)
Jungle Love-STEVE MILLER BAND (jungle love it’s driving me mad)
Stupid Girl-GARBAGE (what drives you on can drive you mad)
Ticket To Ride-BEATLES (driving me mad)
Turn It On Again-GENESIS (1980 / driving me mad)

Driving "driving" you insane

Belladonna-UFO (maybe I’m crazy, maybe you drive me insane... driving rain)
Crazy Train-OZZY OSBOURNE, FUN LOVIN CRIMINALS (driving me insane)
Great Balls Of Fire-JERRY LEE LEWIS (too much love drive a man insane... you drive me crazy)
Hands To Heaven-BREATHE (I can’t believe this pain, it’s driving me insane)
Hole In My Soul-AEROSMITH (1997 / driving me insane)
I Like It-GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS (you‘re driving me insane)
Into Deep-BLINK 182 (driving me insane)
Love You Inside Out-BEE GEES (1979 / YOU'RE DRIVING mE INSANE)
Mad About You-HOOVERPHONIC (it’s driving me insane)
Sheila-TOMMY ROE (her name drives me insane)
Singing In The Shower-RITA MITSUKO feat. THE SPARKS (red hot kisses drive us insane)
Tear Me Apart-SUSI QUATRO (1977 / I’ll drive you insane)
Would I Find Love-DIZZY HEIGHTS (driving me insane)

Songs "driving" you out of your mind

If You’re Not Here By My Side-MENUDO (it’s the waiting that’s driving me out of my mind)
If You Can’t Give Me Love-SUSI QUATRO (you were driving me out of my mind)
Poison-BELL BIV DEVOE (it’s driving me out of my mind)
Satellite Of Love-LOU REED (drive me out of my mind)

Songs "driving" you wild

Heart Of Rock’n’roll-HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS (really drives them wild)
I Was Made For Loving You-KISS (something that drives me wild)
Midsummer Night-KENNY ROGERS (1983 / driving me wild)
Missing You-JOHN WAITE (it’s almost driving me wild)
Round & Round-NEW ORDER (something that drives me wild)

Songs "driving" you "around"

Big Log-ROBERT PLANT (driving me on, drive me down)
Cry Me A River-JULIE COVINGTON (you nearly drove me out of my head)
Driving My Life Away-EDDIE RABBITT
Hot Summer Nights-MIAMI SOUND MACHINE (driven by desire)
Something So Strong-JIM CAPALDI (driving me on)
That Don’t Impress Me Much-SHANIA TWAIN (you drive me up the wall)
This Corrosion-SISTERS OF MERCY (driven apart)

Thursday, June 5, 2008


1) Ecology

Beautiful Day-U2 (LP All That You Can't Leave Behind, 2000)
Beds Are Burning-MIDNIGHT OIL (LP Diesel & Dust, 1988)
Big Yellow Taxi-JONI MITCHELL (1970)
Blue Sky Mine-MIDNIGHT OIL (LP Blue Sky Mining, 1990)
The Chant Has Begun-LEVEL 42 (LP True Colours, 1984)
Colors Of The Wind-VANESSA WILLIAMS (OST Pocahontas, 1995)
Dreamer-OZZY OSBOURNE (2001)
Earth Song-MICHAEL JACKSON (1995)
Fall On Me-R.E.M. (LP Life's Rich Pageant, 1986)
I.G.Y.-DONALD FAGEN (LP The Nightfly, 1982)
I Breathe-VACUUM (1997)
I'd Love To Change The World-TEN YEARS AFTER (LP A Space In Time, 1971)
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)-MARVIN GAYE (LP What's Going On, 1971)
Our Earth Was Once Green-RUNRIG (1987)
Saltwater-JULIAN LENNON (1991)
Sweet Harmony-THE BELOVED (1992 / LP Conscience, 1993)
This Is The World Calling-BOB GELDOF (1986)
What A Wonderful World-LOUIS ARMSTRONG (1967)

2) World Peace & Universal Love

Across The Universe-THE BEATLES (1969)
Age Of Reason-JOHN FARNHAM (1988)
All Together Now-THE FARM (1991)
Circle Of Life-ELTON JOHN (OST The Lion King, 1994)
For What It's Worth-BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD (1967)
Fragile-STING (1987), ISAAC HAYES (1995)
Freedom For The World-PAUL ANKA (1988)
From A Distance-NANCI GRIFFITH (1987), BETTE MIDDLER (1990)
Games Without Frontiers-PETER GABRIEL (LP Peter Gabriel 3, 1980)
Get Together-WE FIVE (1965), THE YOUNGBLOODS (1967)
Happiness Is Easy-TALK TALK (1986)
Harvest For The World-THE ISLEY BROTHERS (1976), THE POWER STATION (1985), THE CHRISTIANS (1988)
Heal The World-MICHAEL JACKSON (LP Dangerous, 1991)
If Only I Could-SYDNEY YOUNGBLOOD (LP Feeling Free, 1989)
Juxtapozed With U-SUPER FURRY ANIMALS (2001)
Lean On Me (Ah-Li-Ayo)- RED BOX (1985)
Like To Get To Know You Well-HOWARD JONES (1984)
Love Is The Answer-UTOPIA (1977), ENGLAND DAN & JOHN FORD COLEY (1979)
Love Train-O'JAYS (1972)
Peace Throughout The World-MAXI PRIEST (LP Bonafide, 1990)
People Are People-DEPECHE MODE (1984)
Think For A Minute-THE HOUSEMARTINS (LP London 0 Hull 4, 1986)
(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding-BRINSLEY SCHWARZ (1974), ELVIS COSTELLO (1978)
Where Is The Love?-THE BLACK EYED PEAS (LP Elephunk, 2003)
Will We Ever Learn-OLETA ADAMS (LP Circle Of One, 1990)

3) ... and other social issues (hunger, poverty etc.)

Another Day In Paradise-PHIL COLLINS (1989)
Fly Like An Eagle-STEVE MILLER BAND (1976), THE NEVILLE BROTHERS (1992), SEAL (1996)
North Winds-THE STRANGLERS (LP Aural Sculpture, 1984)
One Better Day-MADNESS (1984)
Total Eclipse-KLAUS NOMI (1981)