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Literature which inspired Pop songs

Description: A list of Literature (novels, short stories, poetry) which inspired a Pop song.

Members: 5 participating members (show all)

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1
69,469 members, 951 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, hipdeep, Tinuvia

Score: 3

Explanations:

hipdeep (1): Leonard Nimoy, "Bilbo Baggins"

Tinuvia (3): Blind Guardian "The Bard's Song"

2
40,352 members, 396 reviews
4.53 stars (4.53 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, hipdeep, Tinuvia

Score: 3

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hipdeep (2): Led Zeppelin, "Ramble On"

Tinuvia (15): Blind Guardian "Lord of the Rings"

3
37,971 members, 548 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: EMS_24, Tinuvia, ahef1963

Score: 3

Explanations:

Tinuvia (2): Kate Bush "Wuthering Heights"

4
27,312 members, 351 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia, EMS_24, ahef1963

Score: 3

Explanations:

Tinuvia (1): The Cure "Killing an Arab"

5
61,775 members, 988 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Tinuvia

Score: 2

Explanations:

Tinuvia (6): David Bowie "1984", "Big Brother",...;
The Offspring "The Future Is Now";
Muse "The Resistance"
Radiohead "2+2=5"

6
41,275 members, 562 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Tinuvia

Score: 2

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Tinuvia (7): Iron Maiden "Brave New World";
The Strokes "Soma"

7
34,957 members, 540 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Tinuvia

Score: 2

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Tinuvia (42): Hawkwind "The War I Survived"

8
29,544 members, 533 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Tinuvia

Score: 2

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Tinuvia (11): Iced Earth "Frankenstein"

9
25,591 members, 435 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, Tinuvia

Score: 2

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hipdeep (9): The Police, "Don't Stand So Close To Me"

Tinuvia (24): Lana Del Rey "Off to the Races"

10
22,565 members, 260 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963

Score: 2

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hipdeep (8): Rush, "Tom Sawyer"

11
20,258 members, 308 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Tinuvia

Score: 2

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Tinuvia (22): Rob Zombie "Never Gonna Stop (The Red Red Kroovy)"

12
19,106 members, 375 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: EMS_24, ahef1963

Score: 2

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EMS_24 (1): "Bright Eyes" by Art Garfunkel

13
18,582 members, 262 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Tinuvia

Score: 2

Explanations:

Tinuvia (28): Jefferson Airplane "ReJoyce";
Kate Bush "The Sensual World"

14
18,433 members, 377 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia, ahef1963

Score: 2

Explanations:

Tinuvia (13): The Beatles "I Am the Walrus";
Jefferson Airplane "White Rabbit"

15
18,358 members, 267 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Tinuvia

Score: 2

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Tinuvia (18): Sting "Moon over Bourbon Street"

16
15,331 members, 299 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia, ahef1963

Score: 2

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Tinuvia (12): Blind Guardian "Guardian of the Blind";
Pennywise "Pennywise"

17
14,557 members, 141 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia, ahef1963

Score: 2

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Tinuvia (10): Metallica "For Whom the Bell Tolls"

18
14,519 members, 353 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Tinuvia

Score: 2

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Tinuvia (31): Nirvana "Scentless Apprentice"

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12,412 members, 243 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia, ahef1963

Score: 2

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Tinuvia (14): Iced Earth "Jekyll & Hyde"

20
10,860 members, 156 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia, ahef1963

Score: 2

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Tinuvia (17): Anthrax "Misery Loves Company"

21
10,614 members, 138 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: EMS_24, Tinuvia

Score: 2

Explanations:

EMS_24 (4): The Band Steppenwolf is named after this book

Tinuvia (33): Hawkwind "Steppenwind"

22
10,092 members, 154 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963

Score: 2

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hipdeep (10): The Ramones, "Pet Sematary"

23
1,931 members, 28 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Tinuvia

Score: 2

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Tinuvia (29): Iron Maiden "Rime of the Ancient Mariner";
Bastille "Weight of Living, Pt. I"

24
687 members, 20 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: EMS_24, Tinuvia

Score: 2

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Tinuvia (8): The Cure "Charlotte Sometimes"

25
369 members, 19 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Tinuvia

Score: 2

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Tinuvia (34): Metallica "The Thing That Should Not Be", "The Call of Ktulu", "All Nightmare Long"

26
98 members, 5 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia, ahef1963

Score: 2

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Tinuvia (5): Black Sabbath "Behind the Wall of Sleep"

27
37,428 members, 328 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

Score: 1

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hipdeep (7): Cream, "Tales of Brave Ulysses"

28
34,916 members, 520 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (4): Radiohead "Banana Co."

29
28,270 members, 422 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

Explanations:

Tinuvia (36): Iron Maiden "To Tame a Land";
Blind Guardian "Traveler in Time"

30
26,481 members, 366 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

Score: 1

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hipdeep (5): Bruce Springsteen, "The Ghost of Tom Joad"

31
25,478 members, 196 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (20): Blind Guardian "Nightfall in Middle-Earth" (album)

32
24,533 members, 489 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (9): Iced Earth "Dracula"

33
14,992 members, 365 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

Score: 1

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hipdeep (3): Rolling Stones, "Sympathy for the Devil"

34
8,979 members, 155 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (26): Iron Maiden "The Phantom of the Opera";
Iced Earth "The Phantom of the Opera Ghost"

35
8,578 members, 103 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

Score: 1

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hipdeep (6): Devo, "Whip It"

36
7,669 members, 141 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (25): Sonic Youth "Pattern Recognition"

37
5,954 members, 138 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (30): Billy Talent "Saint Veronika"

38
5,010 members, 45 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (32): Muse "The Small Print"

39
3,879 members, 59 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (27): Iron Maiden "The Prophecy";
Iron Maiden "Seventh Son of a Seventh Son"

40
2,843 members, 51 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (23): Metallica "One"

41
2,155 members, 33 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (35): The Cure "The Drowning Man"

42
1,303 members, 23 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (16): Iron Maiden "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner"

43
1,219 members, 19 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (39): The Velvet Underground "Venus in Furs"

44
1,192 members, 30 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (40): Iron Maiden "Where Eagles Dare"

45
1,043 members, 11 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)

Lists: EMS_24

Score: 1

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EMS_24 (5): David Bowie's 1979's Song with the same title ' I've been waiting so long Look back in anger, driven by the night Til you come'

46
565 members, 6 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

Score: 1

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hipdeep (4): John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, "Season in Hell (Fire Suite)"

47
509 members, 18 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (19): Iron Maiden "Murders in the Rue Morgue"

48
500 members, 12 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (41): The Smiths "William, It Was Really Nothing"

49
161 members, 4 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (21): Joy Division "No Love Lost"

50
127 members, 4 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee

Score: 1

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KimarieBee (1): Within Temptation, "Hand of Sorrow"

51
35 members, 3 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (38): Iron Maiden "The Trooper"

52
32 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (37): Outkast "Toilet Tisha"

53
16 members, 2 reviews
3.33 stars (3.33 stars)

Lists: EMS_24

Score: 1

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EMS_24 (3): "Swim with Sam" by A Balladeer

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6 members, 0 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

Score: 1

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hipdeep (11): Elton John, "Rocket Man"

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Started by: Tinuvia (July 2016)

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