Sunday, April 17, 2011

Songs and Themes

Songs which can be used as stimuli for various themes

Theme                              Song

Freedom                          Winds of Change: Scorpion
    Born Free: Matt Monroe
    My Way: Frank Sinatra
    El Condo Pasa: Simon & Garfunkel

Poverty                            Streets of London
    Another Day in Paradise: Phil Collins
    In the Ghetto: Elvis Presley

Love                                I just called to say I love you: Stevie Wonder
    To be a Better man:  Marc Anthony
    You Decorated My Life: Kenny Rogers
    Lady in Red: Chris de Burgh
    Top of the World: Carpenters
    If Tomorrow Never Comes: Ronan Keating
    You’re Beautiful: James Blunt

Education                        To Sir with Love: Cilla Black
    What a Wonderful World: Art Garfunkel
    I’d Like to teach the World to Sing: Ray Stevens

Family                              He ain’t Heavy, He’s my Brother: Hollies
    First of May: Bee Gees
    Sleeping Child: Michael Learns to Rock
    Seasons in the Sun: Westlife
    Butterfly Kisses:
    The Living Years: Mike and the Mechanics
    She Believes in Me: Kenny Rogers
    Superwoman: Karen White
    Tears in Heaven: Eric Clapton
    When I’m 64: Beatles
    Father and Son: Cat Stevens
    Take me home, Country Roads: John Denver

Modern Civilisation/         Down by the River: Albert Hammond
Environment                    Earth Song: Michael Jackson
                                        Heal the World: Michael Jackson
                                        Colours of the Wind: Vanessa Williams
                                        Where do the Children Play: Cat Stevens
                                        Sounds of Silence: Simon & Garfunkel
                                        From a Distance: Bette Midler
                                        Imagine: John Lennon
                                        Wonderful World :Louis Armstrong
                                        I still haven’t found what I’m looking for: U2

Friendship                       People: Barbra Streisand
                                        You Raise Me Up: Josh Groban
                                        Hero: Julio Iglesias
                                        Wind beneath My Wings: Bette Midler
                                        That’s what Friends are For: Dionne Warwick
                                        Friend for Life (Barcelona Olympics)
                                        Bridge over troubled Water: Simon & Garfunkel

Holiday                            Summer Holiday: Cliff Richard
                                        Holiday: Bee Gees
                                        Kokomo: Beach Boys

Special People                Candle in the wind: Elton John
                                        Don’t Cry For Me, Argentina
                                        Vincent: Don Maclean

Hopes and dreams         I Have a Dream: Abba
                                       Eternal Flame: Bangles
                                       Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Judy Garland
                                       The Impossible Dream
                                       The Climb: Miley Cyrus


  1. i want to add...

    Who says- by:Selena Gomez


  2. Pocahontas - Colors Of The Wind
    All Maher Zain songs- Insha Allah
    Thank You Allah
    For the Rest of My Life
    The Chosen One
    Open Your Eyes

  3. tq Watip.. very good suggestions indeed.. :)will update the list