Sunday, October 17, 2010

Top 10 songs about space

After watching Andrew Dawson's stellar one-man performance "Space Panorama" — CLICK TO READ MY STORY THAT IN SATURDAY'S NEWSPAPER — certain tunes started popping into my head.

Here they are.

In my highly subjective ranking.
Top 10 songs about space

1. "Spaceman," Harry Nilsson 
2. "Mothership Connection (Starchild)," Parliament
3. "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun," Pink Floyd
4. "Rocket Man," Elton John
5.  "8 Miles High," The Byrds
6. "Space Oddity," David Bowie
7.  "Subterranean Homesick Alien," Radiohead
8. "Walking on the Moon," The Police
9. "Starship," MC5
10. "Venus and Mars," Wings

Harry Nilsson's "Spaceman" with cool montage of NASA images.

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