Monday, July 09, 2018

Celebrating the Big Show

Beginning a sometime series about showbiz ….

Circus-Carnival Songs

          Here’s an incomplete list of pop songs concerning showbiz and circuses.  Happy hunting!

 Bring on the Dancing Horses - Echo and the Bunnymen

Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves – Cher

 Palisades Park – Freddy Cannon

Tears of a Clown – Smoky Robinson

Circus – Britney Spears

The Carny – Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

The Night the Carousel Burned Down – Todd Rundgren

Freakshow – The Tiger Lillies

 Life Is a Carnival – The Band

The Show Must Go On – Three Dog Night

 Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite! – The Beatles

Circus – Tom Waits

The Kid – Peter, Paul & Mary

Spinning Wheel – Blood, Sweat & Tears

The Skeleton and the Roundabout -- The Idle Race

The Flying Wallendas - Drive-By Truckers
Carnival Time - Leftover Salmon
Eastern European Carny Man - Drive-n-Cryin

Tightrope - Justin Hayward

Goodbye Cruel World – James Darren

The Tears of a Clown – The Miracles

 Paxton's Back Street Carnival - Strawberry Alarm Clock

 The Clown – Conway Twitty

 Spinnin' and Spinnin' -- Syreeta Wright

Molly – Biff Rose

Dreams – Grace Slick

I Want Out of the Circus – Cracker

Ha Ha Said the Clown – Manfred Mann

Human Cannonball – Loudon Wainwright III
Funhouse – P!nk
On a Carousel – The Hollies

See you next Monday.
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