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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
42,305 members, 414 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, hipdeep, EMS_24, Tinuvia

Score: 4

Explanations:

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

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

2
74,220 members, 992 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"

3
40,291 members, 568 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: EMS_24, Tinuvia, ahef1963

Score: 3

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EMS_24 (2): "Unquiet Slumbers for the sleepers" & "In That Quiet Earth", both by Genesis from their album 'Wind and Wuthering'

Tinuvia (2): Kate Bush "Wuthering Heights"

4
32,180 members, 588 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, EMS_24, Tinuvia

Score: 3

Explanations:

EMS_24 (11): T'Pau: "China in Your Hand"

Tinuvia (11): Iced Earth "Frankenstein"

5
28,966 members, 385 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia, EMS_24, ahef1963

Score: 3

Explanations:

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

6
65,570 members, 1,053 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"

7
43,860 members, 597 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Tinuvia

Score: 2

Explanations:

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

8
36,828 members, 569 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Tinuvia

Score: 2

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

9
26,819 members, 470 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 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
24,759 members, 275 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963

Score: 2

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hipdeep (8): Rush, "Tom Sawyer"

11
21,453 members, 328 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Tinuvia

Score: 2

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

12
20,279 members, 402 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: EMS_24, ahef1963

Score: 2

Explanations:

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

13
20,082 members, 399 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia, ahef1963

Score: 2

Explanations:

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

14
19,490 members, 270 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Tinuvia

Score: 2

Explanations:

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

15
19,244 members, 280 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Tinuvia

Score: 2

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

16
16,660 members, 324 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia, ahef1963

Score: 2

Explanations:

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

17
16,065 members, 380 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, EMS_24

Score: 2

Explanations:

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

EMS_24 (14): Franz Ferdinand: "Love and Destroy"

18
15,300 members, 381 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Tinuvia

Score: 2

Explanations:

Tinuvia (31): Nirvana "Scentless Apprentice"

19
15,275 members, 150 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia, ahef1963

Score: 2

Explanations:

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

20
13,459 members, 262 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia, ahef1963

Score: 2

Explanations:

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

21
11,709 members, 166 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia, ahef1963

Score: 2

Explanations:

Tinuvia (17): Anthrax "Misery Loves Company"

22
11,240 members, 153 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: EMS_24, Tinuvia

Score: 2

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

Tinuvia (33): Hawkwind "Steppenwind"

23
10,851 members, 181 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963

Score: 2

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

24
1,997 members, 27 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Tinuvia

Score: 2

Explanations:

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

25
748 members, 21 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia, EMS_24

Score: 2

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Tinuvia (8): The Cure "Charlotte Sometimes"

26
438 members, 23 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 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"

27
113 members, 7 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia, ahef1963

Score: 2

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

28
40,352 members, 370 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

Score: 1

Explanations:

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

29
39,807 members, 623 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: EMS_24

Score: 1

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EMS_24 (21): "Shadows and Tall Trees" by U2 "Lord of the Flies" by Iron Maiden

30
37,007 members, 552 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (4): Radiohead "Banana Co."

31
30,680 members, 316 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: EMS_24

Score: 1

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EMS_24 (8): Abba: "Cassandra"

32
30,389 members, 477 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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

33
28,020 members, 381 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

Score: 1

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

34
27,160 members, 213 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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

35
26,479 members, 517 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (9): Iced Earth "Dracula"

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by Ovid
10,501 members, 84 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: EMS_24

Score: 1

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EMS_24 (18): Yes "Turn of the Century" on Pygmalion

37
9,688 members, 163 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 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"

38
9,065 members, 113 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

Score: 1

Explanations:

hipdeep (6): Devo, "Whip It"

39
8,065 members, 153 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (25): Sonic Youth "Pattern Recognition"

40
6,201 members, 143 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (30): Billy Talent "Saint Veronika"

41
4,028 members, 60 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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

42
4,023 members, 29 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (32): Muse "The Small Print"

43
3,935 members, 32 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: EMS_24

Score: 1

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EMS_24 (15): Mark Knopfler: "Sailing to Philadelphia"

44
3,661 members, 74 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: EMS_24

Score: 1

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EMS_24 (13): The Police: "Tea in the Sahara"

45
3,561 members, 68 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: EMS_24

Score: 1

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EMS_24 (17): Jack Bruce "The Consul at Sunset" Last sentence of the book is important.

46
3,020 members, 57 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (23): Metallica "One"

47
2,302 members, 39 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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

48
2,084 members, 40 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: EMS_24

Score: 1

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EMS_24 (10): Talk Talk: "Such a Shame"

49
1,378 members, 27 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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

50
1,304 members, 19 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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

51
1,297 members, 33 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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

52
1,116 members, 12 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 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'

53
619 members, 5 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

Score: 1

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

54
596 members, 23 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: EMS_24

Score: 1

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EMS_24 (16): The concept-album Tales of Mysteries and Imagination (1976) by The Alan Parsons

55
543 members, 19 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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

56
537 members, 14 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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

57
171 members, 6 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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

58
148 members, 4 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee

Score: 1

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

59
59 members, 1 review
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: EMS_24

Score: 1

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EMS_24 (20): PJ Harvey – "A Perfect Day Elise" from the album 'Is This Desire? ' from 'Nine Stories' by J D Salinger

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44 members, 4 reviews
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (38): Iron Maiden "The Trooper"

61
37 members, 1 review
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Score: 1

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Tinuvia (37): Outkast "Toilet Tisha"

62
17 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

63
6 members, 0 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

Score: 1

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

64
2 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: EMS_24

Score: 1

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EMS_24 (12): The Byrds: "Turn! Turn! Turn!"

65
0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: EMS_24

Score: 1

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EMS_24 (19): from the Album 'Is This Desire?' (1998) P.J. Harvey "Angelene" with the lines: ‘Rose is my color, and white/ Pretty mouth and green my eyes’ - from Nine Stories by J D Salinger… (more)

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Started by: Tinuvia (July 2016)

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