Sunday, July 27, 2008


From the ancient Greek word kyneo-kyno: kiss
(whose simple past is kyssa & its imperative would be kysson) /
first known use of the word in Homers' "Odyssey" - 8th Century BC, Rhapsody D, verse 522)

Song titles with Kiss words

Doctor Kiss-Kiss-5.000 VOLTS (1975)
Don't Talk Just Kiss-RIGHT SAID FRED (1991)
Eso Beso (That Kiss!)-PAUL ANKA (1962)
French Kisssin'-DEBBIE HARRY (1986)
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me-U2 (1995)
I Kissed A Girl-KATY PERRY (2008)
It Started With A Kiss-HOT CHOCOLATE (1982)
Just One More Kiss-RENEE & RENATO (1983)
Kiss And Say Goodbye-THE MANHATTANS (1975)
Kiss Me-SIXPENCE NON THE RICHER (1997 & 1999)
Kiss Me Another-GEORGIA GIBBS (1955)
Kiss Me, Baby-THE BEACH BOYS (1965)
Kiss Me Deadly-LITA FORD (1988)
Kiss Me When I'm Starving-THE HEART THROBS (1990)
Kiss On My List-HALL & OATES (1980)
Kiss Them For Me-SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES (1991)
Kiss You All Over-EXILE (1978)
Kisses-BENT feat. NANA MOUSKOURI (2000)
Kisses In The Moonlight-GEORGE BENSON (1986)
Kisses On The Wind-NENEH CHERRY (1989)
Kissing A Fool-GEORGE MICHAEL (1987)
Kissing With Confidence-WILL POWERS (1987)
The Last Kiss-DAVID CASSIDY (1985)
One Kiss Away-THE DOOLEYS (1978 / honey our love is only just one kiss away)
The Perfect Kiss-NEW ORDER (1985)
Save Your Kisses For Me-BROTHERHOOD OF MAN (1976)
Sealed With A Kiss-BRIAN HYLAND (1962), JASON DONOVAN (1989)
Summer Kisses, Winter Tears-ELVIS PRESLEY (1961), JULEE CRUISE (1991)
The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)-BETTY EVERETT (1964), CHER (1991)
Then He Kissed Me-THE CRYSTALS (1963)

Song lyrics referring to Kissing

A Man Without Love-ENGELBERT (1968 / Then somethin' changed her mind, her kisses told me)
A Rockin’ Good Way-BROOKE BENTON & DINAH WASHINGTON (1960), SHAKIN' STEVENS & BONNIE TYLER (1984 / If you're gonna give me good kisses like that honey don't you know I'm gonna give them right back 'cause that's a kissing good way)
A View To A Kill-DURAN DURAN (1985 /that fatal kiss is all we need)
Add It Up-VIOLENT FEMMES (1982 / why can't I get just one kiss)
Addicted To Love-ROBERT PALMER (1985 / another kiss is all you need... another kiss and youll be mine)
All My Loving-THE BEATLES (1963 / close your eyes & I'll kiss you... I'll pretend that I'm kissing the lips I am missing)
And A Bang On The Ear-THE WATERBOYS (1988 / bang=kiss)
Anna-CLOUSEAU (1991 / I snuggle close and kiss your nose)
At This Moment-BILLY VERA & THE BEATERS (1987 & 1992 / kiss the ground that you walk on)
Bad Cover Version-PULP (2001 / and every time he kisses you it leaves behind the bitter taste of saccharine)
Baby Love-THE SUPREMES (1964 / Been missing ya, miss kissing ya Instead of breaking up Let's do some kissing and making up)
Being Boring-PET SHOP BOYS (1990 / all the people I was kissing, some are here & some are missing)
The Boy From New York City-THE AD LIBS (1965 / Every time he wants to kiss me, ooo, He makes me feel so fine)
Breathe Again-TONI BRAXTON (1993 / if I never feel your tender kiss again)
Butterfly-CRAZY TOWN (2000 / so butterfly, here is a song and it's sealed with a kiss)
Can't Get Enough Of You Baby- ? & the Mysterians (1967), THE COLOUR FIELD (1985), SMASH MOUTH (1998 / whenever we kiss I get a feeling like this)
Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe-BARRY WHITE (1973 / Is it in your kiss or just because you're sweet?)
Casablanca-BERTIE HIGGINS (1982 / ooh a kiss is still a kiss in Casablanca, but a kiss is not a kiss without your sigh)
Caterina-PERRY COMO (1962 / just how long is the list of the lips you kiss)
Crazy For You-MADONNA (1985 / yuo'll feel it in my kiss, I'm crazy for you)
The Crying Game-DAVE BERRY (1964), BOY GEORGE (1992 / first there are kisses, then there are sighs)
Dance Away-ROXY MUSIC (1979 / kissed goodnight)
Dance Of The Bad Angels-BOOTH & THE BAD ANGEL (1996 / The myth of kissing princes is they turn into toads)
Deacon Blues-STEELY DAN (1978 / throw a kiss and say goodbye)
Do That To Me One More Time-CAPTAIN & TENNILLE (1979 / kiss me like you just did)
Don’t Leave Me This Way-HAROLD MELVIN & THE BLUE NOTES (1975), THELMA HOUSTON (1976), THE COMMUNARDS feat. SARAH JANE MORRIS (1986 / I will surely miss your tender kiss)
Down To The Waterline-DIRE STRAITS (1978 / French kisses in the darkened doorways)
Dream A Little Dream-MAMA CASS (1968 / Say "Night-ie night" and kiss me)
Dress You Up-MADONNA (1985 / let me cover you with velvet kisses)
The Drowning Man-THE HOLLOW MEN (1988 / kiss me if you can cause I'm the drowning man)
End Of A Century-BLUR (1994 / kiss with dry lips when we say goodnight
Enola Gay-OMD (1980 / this kiss you give is never ever gonna fade away)
First Time-ROBIN BECK (1988 / electricity flows with the very first kiss)
Fly Me To The Moon-JULIE LONDON (1963), TEREZA (2003 / in other words darling kiss me)
For A Friend-THE COMMUNARDS (1987 / All I want to do is kiss you once goodbye, goodbye)
Forever J-TERRY HALL (1994 / kiss me kiss me)
From This Moment On-ELLA FITZGERALD (1956), JIMMY SOMERVILLE (1990 / got the sweet lips to kiss me good night)
Georgy Porgy-TOTO (1978 / kiss the girls & make them cry)
Goldfinger-SHIRLEY BASSEY (1964 / it’s a kiss of death from Mr. Goldfinger)
Great Balls Of Fire-JERRY LEE LEWIS (1957 / kiss me baby)
Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel-TAVARES (1976 / your kiss (SOUND OF A KISS)
Hold Me Tighter In The Rain-BILLY GRIFFIN (1983)
Hurts To Be In Love-GINO VANNELLI (1985 / More and more Your kiss is like a half opened door)
I Can See It In Your Eyes-MEN AT WORK (1982 / winter kisses when your lips were blue)
I Don't Want To Miss A Thing-AEROSMITH (1998 / then I kiss your eyes)
I Got You Babe-SONNY & CHER (1965 / I got you to kiss goodnight)
I Like It-GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS (1963 / kiss me once more )
I Never Loved A Man (The Way That I Love You)-ARETHA FRANKLIN (1967 / Kiss me once again )
I Only Want To Be With You-DUSTY SPRINGFIELD (1963)
I Remember You-FRANK IFIELD (1962 / You're the one who made my dreams come true A few kisses ago)
I Wanna Be Loved By You-MARILYN MONROE (1959 / I wanna kissed by you, just you, nobody else but you)
I'm Waking Up To Us-BELLE & SEBASTIAN (2001 / you like men to kiss your arse)
If You're Not Here By My Side-MENUDO (1984 / I need your tender kisses)
In My Eyes-STEVIE B. (1989 / when you kiss me girl, you just don't know how you make me feel)
It's All Coming Back To Me Now-PANDORA'S BOX (1989 / if I kiss you like this), CELINE DION (1996)
It’s Fantasy-AMII STEWART (1987 / when we're alone like this a tender kiss fills my heart with happiness)
It's Now Or Never-ELVIS PRESLEY (1960 / kiss me my darling, be mine tonight)
Johnny B-HOOTERS (1987 / You can drive all night and you know she'll be waiting To love you again, her kiss is her poison Forever inside you, wherever you go )
Keep Your Hands To Yourself-GEORGIA SATELLITES (1986 / No huggy no kissy until I get a wedding ring)
La Luna-BELINDA CARLISLE (1989 / Then you held me and you kissed me)
Last Goodbye-JEFF BUCKLEY (1993 / Kiss me, please kiss me, But kiss me out of desire, babe and not consolation)
The Last To Know-JOHNNY HATES JAZZ (1991 / the bitterest taste after the sweetest kiss)
Lies-BROKEN RECORDS (2008 / kiss me)
The Look Of Love-DUSTY SPRINGFIELD (1967 / let's take a lovers vow and then seal it with a kiss)
Love Is A Many Splendored Thing-FOUR ACES (1955 / In the morning mist two lovers kissed and the world stood still)
Love Is Strange-MICKEY & SYLVIA (1957), EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL (1992 / Your sweet loving Is better than a kiss When you leave me Sweet kisses I miss)
Love You Inside Out-BEE GEES (1979 / your kisses taset like honey)
Lucky Lips-CLIFF RICHARD & THE SHADOWS (1963 / lucky lips are always kissing lucky lips are never blue lucky lips will always find a pair of lips so true)
Magic Moments-PERRY COMO (1957 / I'll never forget the moment we kissed the night of the hay ride )
Material Girl-MADONNA (1984 / Some boys kiss me, some boys hug me I think theyre o.k.)
Mexican Moon-CONCRETE BLONDE (1993 / just a little kiss of mine)
Miss Chatelaine-K.D. LANG (1992 / just a kiss)
Miss You Like Crazy-NATALIE COLE (1989 / a kiss in the rain till the sun shine through)
Mr. Brightside-THE KILLERS (2003 / it was only a kiss)
Never Gonna Fall In Love Again-ERIC CARMEN (1975 / I'll get along without your kiss good night)
Never Too Much-LUTHER VANDROSS (1981 / Oh, my love a thousand kisses from you is never too much)
No No No-TERRY HALL (1994 / (Let's call it love) oh no not love, (sealed with a kiss) oh no not a kiss)
Only The Lonely-THE MOTELS (1982 / We kiss all together wrong)
Out That Door-HOODOO GURUS (1987 /your kiss can leave me cold, I miss the fire that our hearts once used to hold)
Pandora's Box-OMD (1991 / And all the stars you kissed could never ease the pain)
Papa-PAUL ANKA (1974 / every night my papa would take me and tuck me in my bed kiss me on my head after all my prayers were said)
Paradise-PHOEBE CATES (1982 /you kiss me once I’ll kiss you twice)
Raspberry Beret-PRINCE (1985 / she wasn't too bright but I could tell when she kissed she knew how to get her kicks)
Put Your Head On My Shoulder-PAUL ANKA (1959)
Red Sky-THRICE (2005 / she could take your life with one good kiss)
Respect-OTIS REDDING (1965), ARETHA FRANKLIN (1967 / your kisses sweeter than honey)
Save Your Love-RENEE & RENATO (1982 / I can't wait to hold & kiss you)
See You In July-PAUL HARDCASTLE (1991 / kissing in the moonlight)
Sense-THE LIGHTNING SEEDS (1992 / waiting for somebody like you to kiss me senseless)
The Sensual World-KATE BUSH (1989 / then I'd take the kiss of seedcake from his mouth... you don't need words - just one kiss, then another)
Slide Away-J.J. (1991 / oh to be kissed by her lips)
Superwoman-KARYN WHITE (1988 / all that's missing is your morning kiss that used to greet me)
Surrender-ELVIS PRESLEY (1960 /when we kiss my heart's in fire)
Take Me I'm Yours-SQUEEZE (1978 / forever there'll be a heaven in your kiss)
Thank You My Love-IMAGINATION (1984 / I walked you home & kissed you)
There Will Never Be Another You-CHRIS MONTEZ (1966 / There will be other lips that I may kiss But they won't thrill me like yours used to do)
Through The Fire-CHAKA KHAN (1984 / Well I'm not ready to kiss that dream goodbye)
The Walk-THE CURE (1983 / I kissed you in the water and made your dry lips sing)
The Way To Your Heart-SOULSISTER (1989 /All the sweet kisses, all the tendernessthat are being shared all around me, only remind me of my own distress, no loving arms to surround me)
What's A Girl To Do?-BAT FOR LASHES (2007 / When you love someone But the thrill is gone And your kisses at night Are replaced with tears And when your dreams are wrong Then I ask you now, what's a girl to do?)
When Doves Cry-PRINCE (1984 / Dig if u will the picture Of u and I engaged in a kiss)
Where Are You Now My Love-JACKIE TRENT (1965 / we walked in the rain, you kissed, whispered my name)
Where The Wild Roses Grow-NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS feat. KYLIE MINOGUE (1995 / On the third day he took me to the river He showed me the roses and we kissed)
Why Can’t I Be You-THE CURE (1987 / I’ll kiss you from your feet to where your head begins)
Wish You Were Here-THE BEE GEES (1989 / you're dealing with a heart of stone try to kiss and say goodbye)
The Winner Takes It All-ABBA (1980 / But tell me does she kiss Like I used to kiss you?)
Woman In Love-BARBRA STREISAND (1980 / I kiss the morning goodbye)
You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth-MEAT LOAF (1977 / it must have been while you were kissing me)
Your Love Is King-SADE (1984)
You're My Everything-SANTA ESMERALDA (1977 / when I kiss your lips...)
You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'-THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS (1964 / you never close your eyes anymore when I kiss your lips)
Zoom-FAT LARRY'S BAND (1982 / just one kiss...SMACK:SOUND OF A KISS)

"Kiss & tell" songs

Looking For The Summer-CHRIS REA (this ain’t no game of kiss & tell)
Miss Serajevo-PASSENGERS
Modern Day Delilah-VAN STEPHENSON
The Nightfly-DON FAGEN
Wishing Well-TERENCE TRENT D'ARBY (1987 / kissing like a bandit stealing time... kiss & tell)

Saturday, July 26, 2008


Songs referring to Telephone in general (calling, phone etc)

A Rockin’ Good Way-BROOK BENTON & DINAH WASHINGTON (1960), SHAKIN' STEVENS & BONNIE TYLER (1984 / you called me on the phone)
Alone-HEART (1987 / no answer on the telephone)
Angel-ARETHA FRANKLIN (1973 / I got a call the other day It was my sister, Carolyn, sayin Aretha, come by when you can I've got somethin I wanna say)
Anyone Out There-DURAN DURAN (1981 / Well I tried to phone last night but you never answered, Just left me ringing on the line)
Baby Don't Forget My Number-MILLI VANILLI (1988)
Bad Connection-YAZOO (1982)
Bell Bottomed Tear-THE BEAUTIFUL SOUTH (1992 / roll out the red carpets and unplug the phone)
By The Time I Get To Phoenix-GLEN CAMPBELL (1967 / she'll probably stop at lunch & give me a call but she'll just hear that phone keep on ringing, off the wall, that's all)
Call Me-BLONDIE (1980)
Call Me-GO WEST (1985)
Call Me-CHRIS MONTEZ (1966)
Call Me, Call Me-MATISSE (2007)
Can’t We Try-DAN HILL & WANDA SHEPPARD (1980 & 1987 / I hear you on the telephone)
Cats In The Cradle-HARRY CHAPIN (1974 / as I hang up the phone)
City Lights-WILLIAM PITT (1986 / telephone off line)
Communication-SPANDAU BALLET (1983 /I'm sitting here, waiting by the telephone,Waiting for the bell to ring, short change, fumble, Dial-a-heart trouble)
Crazy In The Night (Barking At Airplanes)-KIM CARNES (1985 / If I could make it to the phone Before I die of fright)
Cry Me A River-JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE (2002 / now you tell me you need me when you call me on the phone)
Cross My Heart-EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL (1986 / drunk and on the end of your phone)
Donna-10cc (1972 / Donna waiting by the telephone, Donna waiting for the phone to ring)
Don’t Be Cruel-ELVIS (1956 / please telephone)
Don’t Close Your Eyes-KIX (1989 / why ‘d you call me on the phone)
Don’t Let Go-WANG CHUNG (1984 / I phoned the station for information)
E Penso A Te-BRUNO LAUZI (1970), MINA (1971, e telefono e intanto penso a te)
Eyes Without A Face-BILLY IDOL (1984 / call me on the phone to tell me you’re alone)
For A Friend-THE COMMUNARDS (1987 / As I put down the telephone and the world it carried on)
Funny How Love Is-FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS (1985 / or call me on the phone)
Get Your Number-MARIAH CAREY featuring JERMAINE DUPRI (2005)
Hanging On The Telephone-BLONDIE (1978)
He's On The Phone-SAINT ETIENNE (1995)
How Will I Know-WHITNEY HOUSTON (1985 / I try to phone but I’m to shy , can’t speak)
I Called U-LIL LOUIS (1989)
I Can’t Live Without You-NORWOOD (1987 / waiting there for the telephone to ring)
I Wanna Hear It From Your Lips-ERIC CARMEN (1985 / I hear it on the phone)
It Hurts Too Much-ERIC CARMEN (1980 / waiting for the phone to ring)
It's Not Right But It's Okay-WHITNEY HOUSTON (1998 / The phone rings Then you look at me (Why´d you turn And look at me) You said it was one of your friends From over on 54th street So why did 213 show up On your caller ID)
Invisible-ALISON MOYET (1984 / I can never reach you on the phone)
Jimmy Loves Mary-Anne-LOOKING GLASS (1973), JOSIE COTTON (1984 / She picks up the phone )
Johnny Come Home –FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS (1985 / use the phone call your mum)
Keep Your Hands To Yourself-GEORGIA SATELLITES (1986 / Want to call you on the telephone baby I give you a ring)
King Without A Crown-ABC (1987 / when all I get’s your answerphone but ain’t home)
Last Night A DJ Saved My Life-INDEEP (1983)
Left To My Own Devices-PET SHOP BOYS (1988 / phone up a friend, who's a party animal... turn off the TV, look at a book pick up the phone, fix some food)
Like Dreamers Do-MICA PARIS feat. COURTNEY PINE (1988 / long distance calling)
Lover Come Back To Me-DEAD OR ALIVE (1985 / I've been wishing you would telephone me)
Luv Connection-TOWA TEI (1994 / I don't need a phone to hear you calling me, cause you got a line to my heart)
Magic Moments-PERRY COMO (1957 / the telephone call that tied up the line for hours and hours)
Majesty-MADRUGADA (2002 / and we cried and we cried on the phone)
Miss You-THE ROLLING STONES (1978 / Been waiting on your call When the phone rings Its just some friends of mine that say)
Miss You Much-JANET JACKSON (1989 / tell you on the phone)
Missing-TERRY BLAIR & ANUCHKA (1989 / the rain is falling but i've tried calling but i just can't get through to say i'm missing, missing you)
Mr. Telephone Man-NEW EDITION (1985)
Never Too Much-LUTHER VANDROSS (1981 / I called you up, but you weren't there and I was broken hearted Hung up the phone, can't be too late)
No More Lonely Nights-PAUL McCARTNEY (1984 / I can't wait another day until I call you)
The Night Is Still Young-BILLY JOEL (1985 / no more separations where you have to say goodnight to a telephone)
Obscene Phone Caller-ROCKWELL (1984)
Orchard Road-LEO SAYER (1981 / I got to make this call... you’re hanging on the telephone line tonight)
Part-Time Lover-STEVIE WONDER (1985 / call up, ring once, hang up the phone)
Party Fears Two-THE ASSOCIATES (1982 / I'll have a shower And then phone my brother up)
Pick Up The Phone-F.R. DAVID (1982)
Rent-PET SHOP BOYS (LP Actually, 1987 / You phone me in the evening on hearsay)
Reunited-PEACHES & HERB (1978 / came back to life just when I got your call I wished I could climb right through the telephone line and give you what you want)
Ring Ring Ring-DE LA SOUL (1991 / based on Name & No by Curiosity Killed the Cat)
Romeo-DONNA SUMMER (1983 / last night he called on the telephone)
Say Say Say-PAUL McCARTNEY & MICHAEL JACKSON (1983 / all alone I sit home by the phone waiting for you, baby)
Secret Lovers-ATLANTIC STARR (1986 / I wait anxiously alone by the phone)
Sexual Healing-MARVIN GAYE (1982 /Whenever blue tear drops are falling and my emotional stability is leaving me, there is something I can do, I can get on the telephone and call you up baby)
Shake Your Love-DEBBIE GIBSON (1987 / I hang up the phone and I cry)
Shellshock-NEW ORDER (1986 / you call me on the phone)
Someday-GLASS TIGER (1986 / when I come home, you telephone)
Spend The Night-THE COOL NOTES (1985)
Subterranean Homesick Blues-BOB DYLAN (1965 / The phone's tapped anyway)
Suzanna-THE ART COMPANY (1984 / and then the phone begins to ring and a strangers voice on the other end of the line says oh, wrong number, sorry to waste your time and i think to myself, why now, why me, why?)
Sylvia's Mother-DR. HOOK & THE MEDICINE SHOW (1971 / Sylvia's mother says "Sylvia's busY, Too busy to come to the phone"... And the operator says "40 cents more for the next 3 minutes")
Takin’ A Chance On Love-SHARON REDD (1982 / while searching on the phone)
Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)-SHEENA EASTON (1983)
10:15 Saturday Night-THE CURE (1979 / waiting for the telephone to ring)
The Harder I Try-BROTHER BEYOND (1988 / I wanted to see you, I call you on the telephone, just to be near you, they tell me that you're not home)
Tonight Tonight Tonight-GENESIS (1986 / so please answer the phone ‘cause I keep calling)
Tonight's The Night-ROD STEWART (1976 / disconnect the telephone line)
Unchain My Heart-RAY CHARLES (1961), TRINI LOPEZ (1963), JOE COCKER (1987 / every time I call you on the phone some fella tells me that you're not at home)
Valerie-STEVE WINWOOD (1982 / call on me, call me, call on me Valerie)
When I Need You-LEO SAYER (1976 /the telephone can't take the place of your smile)
The Wild Boys-DURAN DURAN (1984 / and your telephone been ringing while you're dancing in the rain)
You’ll Never Stop Me Loving You-SONIA (1989 / you won’t pick up your phone)
Your Ghost-KRISTIN HERSH (1994 / It's the blaze across my nightgownit's the phone's ring)

Conversation on the phone in songs

Chantilly Lace-THE BIG BOPPER (1958)
Clouds Across The Moon-RAH BAND (1985)
I’d Really Love To See You Tonight-ENGLAND DAN & JOHN FORD COLEY (1976)
Inspector Mills-AMERICA (1982)
Telephone Line-ELO (1974)
Walking In The Rain-LOVE UNLIMITED feat. BARRY WHITE (1972)
ald also: Phone Sex
Sex Over The Phone-VILLAGE PEOPLE (1985)

Phone numbers in songs
867-5309 / Jenny-TOMMY TUTONE (1982)
853-5937-SQUEEZE (1987)
6868357 (Hellenic Version) / 53.53.456 (Italian Version)-RAFFAELLA CARRA (1977)
5-7-0-5-CITY BOY (1978)

Friday, July 25, 2008


Songs referring to Television in general 

All The Young Dudes-MOTT THE HOOPLE (1972 / television man is crazy saying we're juvenile deliquent wrecks oh man I need TV when I got T Rex)
Americanos-HOLLY JOHNSON (1989 / that’s cable TV for you & me)
Angel Eyes (Home & Away)-WET WET WET (1987 / the saddest thing I've ever seen on my TV screen was a dying man who died for his dream)
The Animal Song-SAVAGE GARDEN (1999 / a television freak show cops and robbers everywhere)
Back On The Chain Gang-PRETENDERS (1982 / the TV & the news of the world)
Burning Down The House-TALKING HEADS (1983 / I don’t know what you expect staring into the TV set)
Can’t Stop The Music-VILLAGE PEOPLE (1980 / on the radio, on every TV show)
Child Of Vision-SUPERTRAMP (1979 / you watch the television)
China Girl-DAVID BOWIE (1983 / I'll give you television)
City Lights-WILLIAM PITT (1987 / telephone off the line what's on T.V.)
Coffee & TV-BLUR (1999)
Come On Home-EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL (1986 / 'cause I don't like sleeping or watching TV on my own)
Cult Of Personality-LIVING COLOUR (1989 / I’m the smiling face on your t.v.)
Devil’s Radio-GEORGE HARRISON (1987 / he's in your TV set, won't give it a rest)
Disappear-INXS (1990 / Say I'm crying I'm looking at what's on T.V)
Don Quixote-NIK KERSHAW (1984 / just like superheroes you saw them on TV)
Don’t Dream It’s Over-CROWDED HOUSE (1986), PAUL YOUNG (1991 / but you turn right over to the TV page)
End Of The Century-BLUR (good morning TV... sex on TV... good night TV)
57 Channels (And Nothin' On)-BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN (1992)
Fire Girl-IGGY POP (1986 / I have no time to watch TV)
Freedom 90-GEORGE MICHAEL (1990)
Gangstas Paradise-COOLIO feat. L.V. (1995 / too much television watching got me chasing dreams)
Heartland-THE THE (1986 / but the wars on the televisions will never be explained)
Hi-Ho Silver Lining-JEFF BECK (while you’re watching TV)
Hip To Be Square-HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS (I watch them on TV)
The Hunter-DIDO (the TV’s on)
Jesus He Knows Me-GENESIS (1991 / You see the face on the TV screen coming at you every Sunday)
In The Afternoon-THE CARDIGANS
It Never Rains In Southern California-ALBERT HAMMOND (TV breaks & movies)
It’s The End Of The World As We Know It-REM (1987 / 6 o’clock-TV hour)
L'Italiano-TOTO CUTUGNO (1983 / e la muviola la domenica in TV)
Left To My Own Devices-PET SHOP BOYS (1988 / turn off the TV, look at a book, pick up the phone, fix some food)
Loverboy In Hollywood-SCRAPTOWN (1983 / you always see her on TV)
The Magnificent Seven-THE CLASH (1980 / like cowboys do in TV land)
Mr. Jones-COUNTING CROWES (1993 / Mr. Jones and me staring at the video, when I look at the television, I want to see me staring right back at me)
Monday Morning 5:19-RIALTO (At eight o'clock we said goodbye, that's when I left her house for mine She said that she'd be staying in - well she had to be at work by nine So I get home and have a bath and let an hour or two pass; drifting in front of my TV, when a film comes on that she wants to see)
My Girl-MADNESS (1979 / but I'd like to stay in and watch TV on my own every now and then)
Never Miss A Beat-KAISER CHIEFS (2008 / Television's on the blink There's nothin on it)
Newsflash-NINA HAGEN (1984 / he is a sleep but the TV is on all night long)
Nothing Ever Happens-DEL AMITRI (1989 / while angry from Manchester writes to complain about all the repeats on t.v.)
One Better World-ABC (politicians preaching on TV)
Paint A Vulgar Picture-SMITHS (BPI, MTV, BBC)
Pour Some Sugar On Me-DEF LEPPARD (Television lover, baby, go all night)
Proclaim Your Joy-MARC ANGEL (TV)
Radio Musicola-NIK KERSHAW (1986)
Rain Fall Down-THE ROLLING STONES (2005 / then I turned on her TV, it was all the usual crap, all the usuual sleeze for 10.000 quid)
Rapture-BLONDIE (1980 / have your party on TV)
Razzmatazz-PULP (1993 / watch TV on your own)
The Reflex-DURAN DURAN (1984 / I sold the Renoir and the TV set)
The Revolution Will Not Be Televised-GIL SCOTT-HERON (1970)
Romeo & Juliet-DIRE STRAITS
Samurai-MICHAEL CRETU (auf meinem Fernsehschirm / Videocameras)
Satellite Of love-LOU REED
Shame-EURYTHMICS (on the TV and the media)
Shoplifters Of The World Unite-THE SMITHS (the plans of a future war was all I saw on channel four)
Shut Up-MADNESS (the broken window TV set)
Speedy Gonzales-PAT BOONE (1962 / and the television's broke)
Steppin’ Out-JOE JACKSON (1982 / TV & radio)
Strange Kind Of Love-LOVE & MONEY (1988 / in the world of television & magazines)
Suburbia-PET SHOP BOYS (1986 / where's a policeman when you need one to blame the colour TV?)
Suck Up The Sun-SHERYL CROW (2002 / watching TV)
The Sun Always Shines On TV-A HA (1985)
Submission-SEX PISTOLS (1976 / I picked you up on my TV screen)
Sunday Bloody Sunday-U2 (1983 / fact is fiction & TV is reality)
TV Screen-IGGY POP (OST Arizona Dream)
Television, The Drug Of The Nation-THE DISPOSABLE HEROES OF HIPHOPRISY (1991)
This Is Your Life-BANDERAS (TV show)
This Time I Know It’s For Real-DONNA SUMMER (radio TV news)
Tonight The Streets Are Ours-RICHARD HAWLEY (2007 / and they make our TVs blind us from our visions and our goals)
Touch Me-WEEPING WILLOWS (2002 / real life happens on TV)
Turn It On Again-GENESIS (1980)
The Unknown Soldier-DOORS (television children fed)
Walls Come Tumbling Down-STYLE COUNCIL (The competition is a colour TV / video machine)
Way Down Now-WORLD PARTY (1990 / Inside my TV eye Never stop to wonder why I'm Way down now)
When You’re Gone-BRYAN ADAMS

Η Μποσα Νοβα Του Ησαια-ΦΟΙΒΟΣ ΔΕΛΗΒΟΡΙΑΣ (1995 / κι εσύ στ' αστέρια βλέπεις μόνο ζώδια και της καρδιάς τα επεισόδια προτιμάς να τα δεις στην Τι-Βι)

Songs referring to specific Television programs 

Black Diamond Bay-BOB DYLAN (1975 / watching old Cronkite on the seven o’clock news)
Drama-MARY J. BLIGE (2002 / I was Young & Restless)
Harper Valley PTA-JEANNIE C. RILEY (Peyton Place / series during period 1964-69)
Hey Matthew-KAREL FIALKA (1987 / I was sitting with Matthew I was watching TV... I see Dallas, Dynasty, Terrahawks, He-Man, Tom & Jerry, Dukes of Hazzard, Airwolf, Blue Thunder, Rambo, Road Runner, Daffy Duck, The A Team)
Kiss-PRINCE (you don’t have to watch Dynasty to have an attitude)
Maulder & Scally-CATATONIA
Pressure-BILLY JOEL (all your life is Channel 13, Sesame Street what does it mean)
Rockstar-NICKELBACK (2005 & 2007 / I want a brand new house on an episode of Cribs)
Technicolour-BILLY GRIFFIN (turn on my TV and watch Phil Donahue)
Walk The Dinosaur-WAS (NOT WAS) (I felt a little tired so I watched Miami Vice)

Songs heard on international TV series 

Glamorous Life-SHEILA E. (MIAMI VICE / starring ESAI MORALES as park-boy at a beauty salon)
Hit Me With Your Best Shot-PAT BENATAR (MIAMI VICE / episode with boxing & drugs)
I Don’t Care Anymore-PHIL COLLINS (MIAMI VICE / with BRUCE WILLIS as a drug mafia boss, killed by his wife)
I'll Be There For You-THE REMBRANDTS (1995 / Title song: FRIENDS)
In The Night-RUSS BALLARD (MIAMI VICE / while Don’s car was racing through the streets of Miami)
It's Hard To Be Tender-CARLY SIMON (1986 / SINS, 1989)
Love & Marriage-FRANK SINATRA (1956 / Title song: MARRIED WITH CHILDREN)
Missing You-JOHN WAITE (MIAMI VICE / episode starring Ed O’Neil as an FBI agent)
Mr. Lee-BOBBETTES (MIAMI VICE / episode starring JOAN CHEN as the wife of LT. CASTILLIO)
Smuggler’s Blues -GLEN FREY (MIAMI VICE / episode Smuggler’s Blues co-starring G. Frey as pilot Jimmy and Coati Mundi as junkie Tucker)

Songs on Greek TV shows 

Good Morning Judge-10cc (1977 / Μήλο Της Έριδος - Παύλος Τσίμας, Mega Channel)
Perdono-TIZIANO FERRO (2001 / Κοίτα Τι έκανες - Σεμίνα Διγενή, ΝΕΤ)
Saturn In The Summertime-BARRY ADAMSON (1999 / Prive - ‘Ελενα Κατρίτση, Mega Channel)
Song For The Lovers-RICHARD ASHCROFT (2000 / Μαζί / Αιμίλιος Λιάτσος, Mega Channel)
Stray-CALEXICO (2002 / Πρωταγωνιστές / Σταύρος Θεοδωράκης / ΝΕΤ, Star, Mega)
intro of Dance The Kung Fu-CARL DOUGLAS (1975 / memorable radio spot)

Songs on Greek TV series 

Adam & Eve-PAUL ANKA (1960 /50-50)
Colonel Bogey-MALCOLM ARNOLD - OST THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI (1957 / written by Lieutenant F. J. RICKETTS in 1914 / Εκείνες & Εγώ)
Dolly Song (Ieva's Polka)-HOLLY DOLLY (2007 / Η Οικογένεια Βλάπτει)
Don't Pay The Ferryman (1982 / Θα Σε Δω Στο Πλοίο)
Guaglione-PEREZ PRADO (1958 / Dolce Vita)
Holding Out For A Hero (2007 / Υπέροχα Πλάσματα)
Little Child-THE BEATLES (1963 / Εγκλήματα)
L-O-V-E-NAT "KING" COLE (1964 / Άκρως Οικογενειακόν)
Lovin', Livin' And Givin'-DIANA ROSS (1978 / Οι Ιερόσυλοι - Η Βεντέτα)
Meglio Stasera-MIRANDA MARTINO (1963 / Δις Εξαμαρτείν)
Moi Je Joue-BRIGITTE BARDOT (1964 / Ήρθε Κι Έδεσε)
Nessuno Mi Può Giudicare-CATERINA CASELLI (1966 / Οι Στάβλοι Της Εριέττας Ζαΐμη)
Reach Out (I'll Be There) (Εσυ Φταις)
Reet Petite-JACKIE WILSON (1957 & 1987 / Πες Το Ψεματα)
Singles-CLOSER (2005 / Singles)
That's Amore-DEAN MARTIN (1953 / Καρέ Της Ντάμας)
You Can't Hurry Love-THE SUPREMES (1966 / Το Πιό Γλυκό Μου Ψέμα)

Sunday, July 20, 2008


The most popular instrumentals in Greek radio (per decade)

Before the 1950's

In The Mood-GLENN MILLER (1939)

1950's (1950-1959)

Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White-PEREZ PRADO (1955)
Tequila-THE CHAMPS (1958)

1960's (1960-1969)

Albatross-FLEETWOOD MAC (1968)
Apache-THE SHADOWS (1960)
Grazing In The Grass-HUGH MASEKELA (1968)
Green Onions-BOOKER T & THE MG'S (1962)
Hawaii 5-0-THE VENTURES (1960 & 1969)
L'amour Est Bleu-PAUL MAURIAT (1967 / original version by Vicky Leandros)
Misirlou-DICK DALE & HIS DEL-TONES (1962)
Soul Finger-THE BAR-KAYS (1967)
Soulful Strut-YOUNG-HOLT UNLIMITED (1968)
Telstar-TORNADOS (1962)
Walk Don't Run-THE VENTURES (1960)
Wipe Out-SURFARIS (1963)

1970's (1970-1979)

Breezin'-GEORGE BENSON (1976)
Disco Connection-ISAAC HAYES (1975)
Einsamer Hirte-JAMES LAST & GHEORGHE ZAMFIR (1977)
El Bimbo-BIMBO JET (1974)
Europa (Earth's Cry Heaven's Smile)-SANTANA (1976)
Feels So Good-CHUCK MANGIONE (1977)
Flor D'Luna (Moonflower)-SANTANA (1977)
Frankenstein-THE EDGAR WINTER GROUP (1970 & 1973)
Hocus Pocus-FOCUS (1971)
Hyper-Gamma-Spaces-THE ALAN PARSONS PROJECT (1978)
Magic Fly-SPACE (1977)
One Step Beyond-MADNESS (1979)
Popcorn-HOT BUTTER (1972)
Pick Up The Pieces-AVERAGE WHITE BAND (1975)
Rise-HERB ALPERT (1979)
Samba Pa Ti-SANTANA (1970 & 1974)
TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)-MFSB (1974)

1980's (1980-1989)

Dance With The Devil-UB40 (1983 & 1988)
Disco King-CARRARA (1983 / song has both vocal & instrumental versions)
Droid-MITO (1982)
Goldene Jahre-MICHAEL CRETU (1983)
La Serenissima-RONDO VENEZIANO (1982)
Lily Was Here-DAVID A. STEWART feat CANDY DULFER (1989)
The Loner-GARY MOORE (1987)
Moments In Love-ART OF NOISE (1984)
Oh Yeah-YELLO (1985)
One Big Rush-JOE SATRIANI (1989)
Oscillate Wildly-THE SMITHS (1985)
Pulstar-HYPNOSIS (1983) / originally by Vangelis in 1976)
Rockit-HERBIE HANCOCK (1983)
Sequencer-AL DI MEOLA (1983)
Siempre Hay Esperanza-SADE (1988 / song can be heard in the film "Sea Of Love")
Song For Denise-PIANO FANTASIA (1985)
Songbird-KENNY G. (1986)
Struggle For Pleasure-WIM MERTENS (1983)

1990's (1990-1999)

Block Rockin' Beats-THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS (1997)
Busindre Reel-HEVIA (1998 & 2000)
Children-ROBERT MILES (1996)
Cold Water Music-AIM (1999)
Das Boot-U96 (1991)
Flat Beat-MR. OIZO (1999)
Nocturne-SECRET GARDEN (1995 / ...well almost instrumental)
Pacific State-808 STATE (Nov 1989)
Plastic Dreams-JAYDEE (1993)
Saturn In The Summertime-BARRY ADAMSON (1999)
Tango To Evora-LOREENA McKENNITT (1991)
The Whistle Song-FRANKIE KNUCKLES (1991)

2000's (2000-2008)

Alpha Beta Gaga-AIR (2004)
B Minor-LANTERNA (2001)
Grand Guignol-BAJOFONDO (2007)
Mondo '77-LOOPER (2000)
Veridis Quo-DAFT PUNK (2001)

Based On Classics

A Fifth Of Beethoven-WALTER MURPHY & THE BIG APPLE BAND (1976)
Nut Rocker-B. BUMBLE & THE STINGERS (1962 / Ο Καρυοθραύστης)
Saturday Night At The Duck Pond-THE COUGARS (1964 / Η Λίμνη Των Κύκνων)
Swan Lake-MADNESS (1979 / Η Λίμνη Των Κύκνων)
notice: check my list at

The Big Screen favorites

Axel F-HAROLD FALTERMEYER (1984 / from "Beverly Hills Cop")
Brazil-MICHAEL KAMEN (1985 / from "Brazil", based on brasilian song Aquarela Do Brasil)
C'est Le Vent, Betty-GABRIEL YARED (1986 / from "Betty Blue")
Chase-GIORGIO MORODER (1978 / from "Midnight Express")
Chi Mai-ENNIO MORRICONE (1981 / from "The Professional")
Colonel Bogey-MITCH MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA (1957 / from "The Bridge On The River Kwai")
End Titles From Blade Runner-VANGELIS (1982)
The Entertainer-MARVIN HAMLISCH (1973 / from "The Sting", originally by Scott Joplin)
Etude-MIKE OLDFIELD (1984 / from "Killing Fields")
The Fight-GIORGIO MORODER (1987 / from "Over The Top")
The Godfather Theme-NINO ROTA (1972 / from "The Godfather")
Gonna Fly Now-BILL CONTI (1976 / from "Rocky")
The Good, The Bad & The Ugly-ENNIO MORRICONE (1966) / from "The Good, The Bad & The Ugly")
James Bond Theme-JOHN BARRY ORCHESTRA (1962)
For A Few Dollars More-ENNIO MORRICONE (1965) / from "For A Few Dollars More")
The Last Of The Mohicans Main Title Theme-RANDY EDELMAN & TREVOR JONES (1992)
Love Story-FRANCIS LAI (1971 / from "Love Story")
Love Theme From Flashdance-HELEN ST. JOHN (1983)
Love Theme From St. Elmo's Fire-DAVID FOSTER (1985)
Midnight Cowboy Theme-JOHN BARRY ORCHESTRA (1969 / from "The Midnight Cowboy")
The Pink Panther Theme-HENRY MANCINI (1963)
Por Una Cabeza-CARLOS GARDEL & THE TANGO PROJECT (1992 / from "Scent Of A Woman"- The same music theme is used in the Tango scene in "True Lies", with Arnold & Tia trying their best to keep up with Pacino's pace)
Sentimental Walk-VLADIMIR COSMA (1981 / from "Diva")
Star Wars Theme-JOHN WILLIAMS (1977 / the Meco version of the song was an internationla dance hit)
Summer Of '42-MICHEL LEGRAND (1971 / from "Summer Of '42")
Theme From "A Summer Place"-PERCY FAITH (1960 / from "A Summer Place")
Theme From "Midnight Express"-GIORGIO MORODER (1978)
The Third Man Theme-ANTON KARAS (1949)
Titles from "Chariots Of Fire"-VANGELIS (1981)
Top Gun Anthem-HAROLD FALTERMEYER & STEVE STEVENS (1986 / from "Top Gun")
Tubular Bells-MIKE OLDFIELD (1973 / from "The Exorcist")
Homme Et Une Femme-FRANCIS LAI (1966 / from "A Man & A Woman")

The TV series favorites

Crockett's Theme-JAN HAMMER (1987 / from "Miami Vice")
Hill Street Blues Theme-MIKE POST (1981)
Mah Na Mah Na-THE MUPPET SHOW (1977...well it's definitely no instrumental but then again it has no other lyrics)
Miami Vice Theme-JAN HAMMER (1985)
The Rockford Files-MIKE POST (1974)
Twin Peaks Theme-ANGELO BADALAMENTI (1990)
Yakety Sax-BOOTS RANDOLPH (1963 /from "The Benny Hill Show")
and also:
The Avengers (1961), Bonanza (1959), Charlie's Angels (1976), I Dream Of Jeannie (1965), Kojak (1973), Mission Impossible (1966), The Professionals (1977), S.W.A.T. (1975), The Streets Of San Francisco (1972) , The Young & Restless (1973)

My personal favorites

Affirmation-GEORGE BENSON (1976)
After Hours (The Antidote)-RONNY JORDAN (1992)
Arrival-MIKE OLDFIELD (1980 /originally by ABBA in 1976)
Autumn Leaves-ROGER WILLIAMS (1955)
Ballade Pour Adeline-RICHARD CLAYDERMAN (1977)
Blue Cafe-THE STYLE COUNCIL (1983)
Colibri-INCOGNITO (1992)
Crucifix Heaven-THE FELT (1984)
Dolannes Melodie-JEAN-CLAUDE BORELLY (1975)
The Duel-GIORGIO MORODER (OST Electric Dreams, 1984)
Evergreen Dazed-THE FELT (1981)
The Groove-RODNEY FRANKLIN (1980)
The Loop-KAJAGOOGOO (1984)
Manha-AZYMUTH (1975)
96.8-CHINA CRISIS (1985)
Poem Without Words II - Journey By Night-ANNE CLARKE (LP Hopeless Cases, 1987)
Rotary Ten-REM (1986)
Sabre Dance- LOVE SCULPTURE (1968 / based on Aram Khachaturian's 1942 original)
Silhouette-KENNY G. (1989)
Spring Fever-MEZZOFORTE (1985)
Stranger On The Shore-MR. ACKER BILK (1962)
Tel Aviv-DURAN DURAN (1981)
Theme For Great Cities-SIMPLE MINDS (1981)

Thursday, July 17, 2008


Dreams in songs

Can dreams come true?

All My Loving-THE BEATLES (1963 / and hope that my dreams will come true)
Almost Paradise-MIKE RENO & ANN WILSON (1984 / and all the dreams I saved for a rainy day, they’re finally coming true)
Ballerina Girl-LIONEL RICHIE (1986 / I can see in you my dreams come true)
Believe In Me-LENNY KRAVITZ (2002 / trying to make your dreams come true)
Breakin’ (There’s No Stoppin’ Us)-OLLIE & JERRY (1984 / it's more than just a dream come true)
China In Your Hand-T’PAU (1987 / don't push too far your dreams are china in your hand don't wish too hard because they may come true & you cant' help them)
Dear Jessie-MADONNA (1989 /make a special wish that will always last rub this magic lantern he will make your dreams come true for you)
Deja Vu-DIONNE WARWICK (1979 / could you be the dream that might come true)
Dream Lover-BOBBY DARIN (1958 / until my lover's dream come true)
Dreams-GABRIELLE (1993 /dreams can come true)
Endless-TOTO (1984 / endless of the dreams you made come true)
Ever Changing Times-ARETHA FRANKLIN feat. MICHAEL MACDONALD (1991 / wonder if the dreams that I believed in still come true)
Fallen-LAUREN WOOD (1990 / you’re a dream coming true)
Falling In Love With You-GARY MOORE (1982 / I've tried so hard to make you see that someone like you could make my dreams come true)
Fantasy-EARTH WIND & FIRE (1976), BLACK BOX (1990 / all your dreams will come true)
Feel Like Making Love-ROBERTA FLACK (1974), GEORGE BENSON (1983 / feel like making dreams come true)
Fire In Your Eyes-TWOFACE (2003 / dreams come true)
Foolish Beat-DEBBIE GIBSON (1988 / Broken hearts and broken dreams... There is a new place Where dreams just can't come true)
Forever & Ever-DEMIS ROUSSOS (1972 & 1976 / you're my dream come true, my consolation)
Fresh-KOOL & THE GANG (1984 / like a dream come true)
Girl In A Sports Car-CHRIS REA (1996 / When I was a boy, I had a dream, it never came true)
Goodbye Stranger-SUPERTRAMP (1977 / Hope your dreams will all come true)
Heaven-BRYAN ADAMS (1985 / our dreams are coming true)
Hold Me 'Til The Morning Comes-PAUL ANKA feat. PETER CETERA (1983 / is a dream that can’t come true)
How Am I Supposed To Live Without You-LAURA BRANIGAN (1983), MICHAEL BOLTON (1989 / It's just a dream of mine is coming to an end... And I don't wanna know the price I'm gonna pay for dreaming, Now that your dream has come true)
I Promised Myself-NICK KAMEN (1990 / You make my dreams come true)
I Remember You-FRANK IFIELD (1961), GEORGE MICHAEL (you’re the one who made my dreams come true)
I'll Be Here Where The Heart Is-KIM CARNES (1983 / ...when the dreams we've been after all come true)
If I Can't Have You-YVONNE ELLIMAN (1977), KIM WILDE (1993 / dreams that never will come true)
In The Navy-VILLAGE PEOPLE (1979 / Where can you begin to make your dreams all come true)
It Takes Two-MARVIN GAYE & KIM WESTON (1966), ROD STEWART & TINE TURNER (1990 / to make a dream come true)
Just For Tonight-GILBERT MONTAGNE (1984 / show me the way to make a dream come true)
Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)-TEMPTATIONS (1971 / to have a girl like her, is truly a dream come true)
Lost Inside Of You-JOHN SECADA (2000 / a dream that just came true)
Midnight Train To Georgia-GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS (1973 / dreams don't always come true)
Monday Morning Blues-BREATHE (1988 / I’ll make my dreams come true)
Moondance-VAN MORRISON (1970 / and then all my dreams will come true dear)
More Today Than Yesterday-SPIRAL STARECASE (1969)
My Ship Is Coming In-THE WALKER BROTHERS (1965 / all my dreams never came true)
One Day-GARY MOORE ( 1994 / one day your dreams may all come true)
One & Only Man-STEVE WINWOOD (1990 / I’ll make your dreams come true)
One Night-SMILEY LEWIS (1956), ELVIS (1957 / would make my dreams come true)
Only You-THE PLATTERS (1955 / you’re my dream come true)
Over The Rainbow-JUDY GARLAND (1939)
Please Don’t Go-KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND (I had one dream come true)
The River-BRUCE (Is a dream a lie if it don't come true?)
The River Must Flow-GINO VANNELLI (1978 / Thru love I will find the meaning of you All my nat'ral dreams will come true It's like a river that flows to the sea)
River Of People-LOVE & MONEY (1986 / help me to make my dreams come true)
Sara-STARSHIP (1986 / we're fire & ice, the dream won't come true)
Shine On-LTD (let my dream come true)
Sunshine Love-ANYTHONY'S GAMES (1984 / you are a dream come true)
Theme For A Dream-CLIFF RICHARD (1961, make my dreams come true)
There Will Never Be Another You-CHRIS MONTEZ (I can dream a million dreams, but how can they come true)
They Long To Be Close To You-CARPENTERS (they (the angels) decided to create a dream come true)
Time In A Bottle-JIM CROCE (and dreams that had never come true)
Top Of The World-CARPENTERS (I won’t be surprised if it’s a dream)
Waiting For A Girl Like You-FOREIGNER (only in dreams could be this way)
What Does It Take-JUNIOR WALKER & THE ALL STARS (how can I make this dream come true for me)
What’s New Pussycat-TOM JONES (dreams come true)
When You Walk In The Room-PAUL CARRACK (1987 / Baby, it’s a dream come true)
Wishing I Was There-NATALIE IMBRUGLIA (1997)
You Know How To Love Me-PHYLLIS HYMAN (1979 / don't you know you're a dream come true)
You're The One-BANG (1988 / let's make our dreams come true)
You’re The Only One For Me-BARRY WHITE (you’re my wildest dreams come true)

Dreams… in general

A Good Heart-FEARGAL SHARKEY (childhood dreams... a dream I’m willing to defend)
A Kind Of Magic-QUEEN (1986 / one dream one soul)
Ain't Nobody-RUFUS & CHAKA KHAN (1983 / I must be dreamin I want this dream to be real)
All I Have To Do Is Dream-THE EVERLY BROTHERS (1958)
Amado Mio-GRACE JONES (1989), PINK MARTINI (2000 / when we're together I'm in a dream world of sweet delight)
Angel Eyes (Home & Away)-WET WET WET (1987 / the saddest thing I've ever seen on my TV screen was a dying man who died for his dream)
Baker Street-GERRY RAFFERTY (he's got this dream about buyin' some land)
Bitch-MEREDITH BROOKS (I’m your dream)
Blind Vision-BLANCMANGE (1983)
Blue Moon-ELVIS PRESLEY (1956), THE MARCELS (1961 /without a dream in my heart, without a love of my own)
Break My Stride-MATTHEW WILDER (Last night I’ve had the strangest dream)
Can’t Get By Without You-REAL THING (spend the night just dreaming of the things we’re gonna miss)
The Captain Of Her Heart-DOUBLE (1985), RANDY CRAWFORD (1997 / This night the dream was leavin' She tried so hard to keep And with the new day's dawning She felt it drift away Not only for a cruise Not only for a day)
Castles In The Air-THE COLOUR FIELD (1985 / I really wanted to share forgotten dreams)
Catch The Rainbow-RAINBOW (1975 / When evening falls She'll run to me Like whispered dreams Your eyes cant see)
Cloudbusting-KATE BUSH (1985)
Crazy-ICEHOUSE (1987 / so if I'm dreaming don't wake me tonight)
Cry Wolf-A HA (1986 / night I left the city I dreamt of a wolf)
Do You Know The Way To San Jose-DIONNE WARWICK (with a dream in your heart you’re never alone)
Dream A Little Dream-MAMA CASS (1968 & 1992)
The Dream Is Still Alive-WILSON PHILLIPS (1990)
Dreamer-OZZY OSBOURNE (2001)
Dreamer-SUPERTRAMP (1974)
Dreams-FLEETWOOD MAC (1977)
Eyes Without A Face-BILLY IDOL (1984 / keep the dream alive)
For A Friend-THE COMMUNARDS (1987 / and all the dreams we had, I will carry on)
For Your Babies-SIMPLY RED (1991 / the dream of gold will be waiting in your eyes)
For Your Love-THE YARDBIRDS (1964 / to make you dream of me at night)
Forget Me Nots-PATRICE RUSHEN (1982 / was just like a dream)
400 Dragons-ADRIAN JOHN LOVERIDGE (1981 / And if I was a dreamer you'd be the drug, well I would lie up here in your dreams like a mystical scene ready to be taken and ready to love)
Georgia On My Mind-RAY CHARLES (still in peaceful dreams I see)
Golden Skans-KLAXONS (2007 / light touched my hand in a dream of golden skans)
The Greatest Love Of All-GEORGE BENSON, WHITNEY HOUSTON (that special place that you’ve been dreaming of)
Green, Green Grass Of Home-TOM JONES (1966 / I was only dreaming)
Greenfields-THE BROTHERS FOUR (1960 / Gone with the lovers who let their dreams depart)
Grey Day-MADNESS (1981 / I dream of people fighting me...)
Halleluiah Man-LOVE & MONEY (1988 /when dreams don't become their people people become their dreams)
Harden My Heart-QUARTERFLASH (1981 / in your wildest dreams)
Here She Comes-BONNIE TYLER (1984 / so now you wonder is this just a dream?)
Hero-MARIAH CAREY (1993 / Lord knows dreams are hard to follow)
Hold Me Now-JOHNNY LOGAN (1987 / dream and don’t be afraid the dream’s not real)
Holding Out For A Hero-BONNIE TYLER (1983 / Late at night I toss and turn and dream of what I need)
How Do I Stop Loving You-RENE FROGER (1989), ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK (forget the all the dreams that we shared)
Hunting High & Low-A HA (1985 / she's sweeter now than the wildest dream)
The Hurting-TEARS FOR FEARS (1983 / Is it a horrific dream)
I Adore Mi Amor-COLOR ME BADD (1991 / dream on dream away)
I Believe-STEVIE WONDER (1972), ART GARFUNKEL (1975 / shattered dreams)
I Can Dream About You-DAN HARTMAN (1984)
I Come Undone-DURAN DURAN (my immaculate dream)
I Don't Want To Miss A Thing-AEROSMITH (1998 / cause even when I dream of you, the sweetest dream will never do)
I Love You-THE CLIMAX BLUES BAND (1980 / It's almost like livin' a dream)
I Will Always Love You-DOLLY PARTON (1974 & 1982), WHITNEY HOUSTON (1992 / and I hope you have all you dreamed of)
I Wouldn't Have Missed It For The World-RONNIE MILSAP (1981 / youve got your dreams to follow)
I'm A Believer-THE MONKEES (1966 / disappointment haunted all my dreams)
I'll Go Where Your Music Takes Me-JIMMY JAMES & THE VAGABONDS (1976 / Everybody's searching for a dream)
I’ll See You In My Dreams-GIANT (1989)
I've Never Been To Me-CHARLENE (1977 & 1982 / I've no doubt you dream about the things you'll never do)
Imaginary Lover-ATLANTA RHYTHM SECTION (someone to share my wildest dreams with me)
In My Dreams-REO SPEEDWAGON (1987)
Interlude-TIMI YURO (1968), MORRISSEY & SIOUXSIE (1994 / Time is like a dream Now for a time you are mine let's hold fast to the dream)
Is This Love-WHITESNAKE (is this love or am I dreaming)
It Must Have Been Love-ROXETTE (1991)
It’s A Miracle-CULTURE CLUB (dreams are made of emotion)
It’s The End Of The World As We Know It-REM (the other night I dreamt of knives, continental drift divide)
Jody-AMERICA (1982 / somehow it feels juat like a dream)
Just Another Day In Paradise-BERTIE HIGGINS (1982 / guess it was only a dream)
Just For You-ALAN PRICE (1977 / you’re all I ever dreamed you’ll be)
The King-UB40 (1980 / you had a dream of a promised land, people of all nations walking hand in hand but they're not ready to accept that drewam situation yet - song refers to Martin Luther King)
Kyoto Song-THE CURE (1985 / nightmare)
La Isla Bonita-MADONNA (1987 / last night I dreamt of San Pedro)
Land Of Confusion-GENESIS (1986 / I must ‘ve dreamed a thousand dreams)
Last Goodbye-JEFF BUCKLEY (1993 / Must I dream and always see your face?)
Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me-THE SMITHS (1987)
The Lebanon-HUMAN LEAGUE (1984 / She dreams of 1969)
Lessons In Love-LEVEL 42 (1986 / all the dreams that we were building)
The Look Of Love-ABC (1982 / your dreams fall apart at the seams)
Life’s Too Short-LIGHTNING SEEDS (I’m the king of dreaming)
Like A Prayer-MADONNA (1989 / it's like a dream, no end and no beginning)
Losing My Religion-REM (1991 / that was just a dream)
The LoveCats-THE CURE (1983 / perfect dream)
Love In Siberia-LABAN (when you sleep at night In your dreams - there is no way you can find Peace of mind)
Love In The 1st Degree-BANANARAMA (1987 /Last night I was dreaming I was locked in a prison cell)
Mad World-TEARS FOR FEARS (1982 / the dreams in which I’m dying are the best I’ve ever had)
Manic Monday-BANGLES (1986 / Six o'clock already I was just in the middle of a dream)
Mary-SUPERGRASS (1999 / I'm gonna push you further into my dream)
Midnight Summer Dream-THE STRANGLERS (1982)
Miss You-THE ROLLING STONES (1978 / Well, Ive been haunted in my sleep You've been starring in my dreams)
Money Money Money-ABBA (1976 / in my dreams I have a plan)
More Than A Feeling-BOSTON (1976 / I begin dreaming... I hide in my music, forget the day and dream of a girl I used to know I closed my eyes and she slipped away)
Nightmare-MSG (1992)
No Milk Today-HERMAN’S HERMITS (1967 / the end of all my dreams)
Nothing Really Ends-DEUS (shattered dreams)
One-METALLICA (can’t tell if this is true or a dream)
Orchard Road-LEO SAYER (I’ll see you in my dreams)
Out Of Reach-PRIMITIVES (I just had the strangest dream)
Perfect Love-SIMPLY RED (2005 / still you're in my dreams... through the day & the night dreaming of you baby)
The Piper-ABBA (1980 / he gave them a dream he seduced everybody)
Prince Of Peace-GALLIANO (I’d rather have a dream than a nightmare to come)
Pure-THE LIGHTNING SEEDS (1989 / dreams come bouncing in your head)
Reality-RICHARD SANDERSON (1980 & 1982 / dreams are my reality)
Red Lights-CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT (1987 / while I dream of you, you take me by surprise)
Reflections-THE SUPREMES (1967 / through the hollow of my tears, I see a dream that's lost, from the hurt that you have caused)
Romeo & Juliet-DIRE STRAITS (1980 / and the dream was just the same And I dreamed your dream for you and your dream is real)
The Rose-BETTE MIDLER (1980 /It's the dream afraid of wakingthat never takes the chance)
Running In The Family-LEVEL 42 (like a dream within a dream)
Said I Love You... But I Lied-MICHAEL BOLTON (1993 / Out of my dreams and into my life)
Sailing-CHRISTOPHER CROSS (1980 / Just a dream and the wind to carry me And soon I will be free)
Say You, Say Me-LIONEL RICHIE (I had an awesome dream)
The Second You Sleep-SAYBIA (2002 / It feels like living in a dream... I dream of you tonight... Escaping through a dream)
Send Me An Angel-REAL LIFE (1984 / empty dreams can only disappoint)
Shame-MARTHA DAVIS (a lot of selfish dreams)
Shattered Dreams-JOHNNY HATES JAZZ (1987)
She-CHARLES AZNAVOUR (1974), ELVIS COSTELLO (1999 / She may be the mirror of my dreams)
Show Me The Way-PETER FRAMPTON (1975 / I wonder if I’m dreaming)
Sleeping Satellite-TASMIN ARCHER (1992 / the dream that died)
The Snows Of New York-CHRIS DE BURGH (1995 / In my dreams we walked, you & I to the shore, leaving footprints by the sea and when there was just one set of prints in the sand, that was when you carried me)
Some Guys Have All The Luck-MAXI PRIEST (alone in a crowd on a bus after work I’m daydreaming)
Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart-GENE PITNEY (1967), MARC ALMOND feat. GENE PITNEY (1988 / Something's gotten into my life cutting it's way through my dreams like a knife)
The Sounds Of Silence-SIMON & GARFUNKEL (1964 / in restless dreams I walked alone)
Spooky-CLASSICS IV (1968 / just like a ghost, you've been a-hauntin' my dreams, So I'll propose... on Halloween)
Start Of Something Beautiful-PORCUPINE TREE (2005 / Always in my thoughts you are Always in my dreams you are)
Step By Step-EDDIE RABBITT (1981 / tell her she's the one you're dreaming of)
Straight Up-PAULA ABDUL (1988 / Lost in a dream)
Stranger In Town-TOTO (1984 / I remember it was late one night in the middle of a dream woke up in a pool of sweat)
Street Of Dreams-RAINBOW (1983)
Suspicious Minds-ELVIS (1969 / we can’t build our dreams on suspicious minds)
Summer Of '71-BOLLAND & BOLLAND (1972 / dream sweet dreams)
Sweet Dreams-AIR SUPPLY (1981)
Sweet Dreams-EURYTHMICS (1982-3)
Sweet Thing-HORSE (1990 / When I'm asleep I'm dreaming of you When I'm awake I'm dreaming of you)
Take Me I’m Yours-SQUEEZE (1978 / because dreams are made of this)
Tell Her About It-BILLY JOEL (1983 / tell her all your crazy dreams)
Tequila Sunrise-EAGLES (1973 / Workin' on the dreams he planned to try)
Theme Form Mahogany-DIANA ROSS (1975 / Now looking back at all we've planned We let so many dreams Just slip through our hands)
Through The Fire-CHAKA KHAN (1984 / Well Im not ready to kiss that dream goodbye)
Tokyo Nights-KROKUS (1979 / last night when I was laying in my bed had a dream of a flag in white & red... soon I remembered I stayed in a dream and I could make a try to change the scene)
Tonight Is What It Means To Be Young-FIRE INC. (1984)
The Walk-THE CURE (1983 / and everyone turned over, troubled in their dreams again)
Waves-BLANCMANGE (1982 / I live in a wafer thin dream)
Weather With You-CROWDED HOUSE (1991 / you can fight the sleep but not the dream)
What's A Girl To Do?-BAT FOR LASHES (2007 / When you love someone But the thrill is gone And your kisses at night Are replaced with tears And when your dreams are wrong Then I ask you now, what's a girl to do?)
When Doves Cry-PRINCE (1984 / dream if u can a courtyard An ocean of violets in bloom)
When The Rain Begins To Fall-JERMAINE JACKSON & PIA ZADORA (1984 / You've got to have a dream to just hold on)
Wicked Game-CHRIS ISAAK (1989 / I never dreamed that I'd meet somebody like you and I never dreamed that I'd lose somebody like you... What a wicked thing to do, to make me dream of you)
Wildest Dreams-TINA TURNER (1995)
Woman In Love-BARBRA STREISAND (1980 / Life is a moment in space, when the dream is gone it's a lonelier place)
Woodstock-JONI MITCHELL (1969), MATTHEWS' SOUTHERN COMOFRT (1970 /and I dreamed I saw the bombers riding shotgun in the sky turning into butterflies above our nation )
Wuthering Heights-KATE BUSH (1978 / bad dreams in the night, they told me I was going to lose the fight)
You & I-SCORPIONS (1996 / You and I just have a dream To find our love a place, where we can hide away)
You'll Never Walk Alone-GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS (1963 / Though your dreams be tossed and blown)