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The Best Song To represent The Camino

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous Camino Frances topics' started by Paul Slugocki, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. Paul Slugocki

    Paul Slugocki New Member

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    I love this song. I have got The Way to thank for that.
     
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    There is an international hymn of pilgrimage called the "Dum Paterfamilias" . It is considered to be the first pilgrim song and also one of the first to be sung partly in the vernacular, in German or Flemish.

    According to Eusebio Goicoecha Arrondo of Spain: " It is a great pity and a historical anomaly that 20th century pilgrims do not sing along the Way or at the end of it in Santiago. This route, which caused so many songs to blossom over hill and vale in Europe, has become silent and voiceless. A horde of pilgrims gather in Santiago; its cathedral overflows with people who have come from all over Europe, but what the Codex Calixtinus relates does, not happen today:
    "Gratulemur et letemur; Cuncte gentes, lingue, tribus illuc vunt clamantes: Sursum perge, gaude ante; ultreia, esus eia."
    (All peoples and languages come to Santiago singing: Ultreia, esus eia, forward, take heart ...)
    There should not be a Congress without singing or a pilgrimage without song. It would be very fine to hear this hymn sung together by all pilgrims along all the paths to Santiago and finally to sing it
    altogether in the cathedral of Compostela, on the European Plaza Mayor and in the Obradairo whose towers are a skyward extension of the Way, the luminous path which pierces the velvet of the night in Compostela and joins its counterpart, the Milky Way, that shining galaxy and
    enormous pentagram of notes set in stars, a heavenly rendering in light of the great European epic on the earthly path to Santiago de Compostela."
     
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    wow I feel quite shallow. er... not poking fun but I know i'll be singing this song at one point, and i'm sure people would be singing it with me. So I guess in the spirit of comino community it would be a great ice breaker...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uActryeSj7w
     
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    yeah, & get sore knees stamping along to the beat :lol: a'donf
     
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    I'm going to plant my tongue very firmly in my cheek here - my favourite Camino song is "In These Shoes" by Kirsty Macoll.

    No le gusta caminar
    No puede montar a caballo
    Como se puede bailar?
    Es un escandolo
     
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    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fl8J_mfMC5o&feature=related[/youtube]

    & this one: http://orthodoxcatholic.webng.com/DumPaterFamilias.mp3
    this takes ages to download but worth it, love the bases holding that one note, imagine finding someone who just natters on & you think could get them to hold that very deep base note :)
    very clear and probably easier to learn from.........it's going to take me months, i'm a slow learner,
    Oh that base note :!:

     
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    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQ2iCF3pP8E&playnext=1&list=PL3813DD4CB5E15AC1&index=6[/youtube]

    This one does it for me - always brings a lump to my throat :oops:
     
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    cool, these videos are very cool. like this camino song
     
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    Maybe I'm thick, I don't understand David's. (more tune than words, the tune is wonderful)

    We're making a list & will take with us to sing a-long-the-camino; Gradoo, if you have one let us know.
     
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    Thanks for sending me back/forward to Joni Mitchell Both Sides Now
    I shant be singing it though :(

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcrEqIpi ... _embedded#!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKQSlH-L ... re=related

    Thanks David
     
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    I expect to sing on the Camino in summer 2012. I already find myself singing on my daily walks at home, just thinking about being out on the Camino! Freedom!!
    My Camino song:
    http://www.godtube.com/watch/?v=9JF1FCNU
     
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    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fl8J_mfMC5o&feature=related[/youtube]

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    OK I dare anyone to sing this next year & become a 'real pilgrim'

    I can email the words to anyone if you cannot get from here
     
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    I sang all the way! I often sang Eric Bogle's No Man's Land ( been walkin all day lord now I'm nearly done, and, the warm wind blows gently and the red poppies dance.) The man from snowy river: upward, ever upward. and lord forgive me, when I heard a group of English gentlemen struggling in a pharmacy to find the Spanish word for 'chafing'... I promised to never sing the pilgrim version of 'Rawhide.' Call me bogan if you must. Learn the Salve Regina. It will help at all those Vespers and evening masses.
    Corina.
     
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    To the tune of the chorus from a certain Monty Python song:

    Every gramme is hated
    Every gramme is weight
    For every gramme that's carried
    Feet get quite irate

    I'll get my Altus Poncho and see myself out...
     
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    Please dont email the words - anyone singing this is likely to be excluded from any human company :D
     
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    Hola, pues mira, I'm a musician of 35 years experience, i have played many instruments in many styles, and when I hit the camino in May 2012 I will be bringing my guitar. Now, the song I intend to sing along the 'way' will be Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' Dont ask me why, but its the most emotional song I sing, and brings tears to my eyes almost every time I play it. The big hit last September was 'Wish you were here' by Pink floyd. Its music everyony knows, and likes to sing together. See you last week in May, starting Bougos to Santiago, buen camino...
    Well I heard there was a secret chord, that David played to please the lord.........
     
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    The song that sticks with me, that to me, in my heart, represents the Camino, so far, which I enjoyed in "The Way," is Alanis Morissette singing "Thank U."

    http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you ... &FORM=LKVR

    It seemed to be played at a time in the film when the characters were getting themselves together, a good and happy time. (I also liked the way the journalist was Mace-ing his staff!)

    Ciao

    Almha
     
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    Thank U Almha, you'll get a lot of followers if..............good luck :!:
     
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    Ah! :) It took me a second...!

    :)

    I got a good laugh out of it.

    Almha
     
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    'The Long and Winding Road' by the Beatles springs to mind! My dodgy musical taste is posted elsewhere on this forum, but I loved the way the landscapes and experiences put songs (however shocking) into my head. Buen Camino!
     
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    David, They play that every night before fireworks at Epcot at Disney... I love it. But after 10 years of hearing at Epcot, I'll always think of Disney with it.

    I do love "thank u" and most of "The Way" soundtrack was excellent
     
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    oh .. here is my favorite "camino" songs

    Rise- Eddie Vedder (most of "into the wild" soundtrack makes for good walking)
    You can't always get what you want -- The Rolling Stones
    Heart of Gold - Neil Young
    Southern Cross - Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
    Better Days - Eddie Vedder (again)
    I still haven't found what I'm looking for - U2
    Three Little Birds - Bob Marley
    Lovely Day - Bill Withers
    The Long Road -- Eddie Vedder (the trifecta)

    I always thought certain bands like U2, The Indigo Girls, Pearl Jam, Bob Marley and the Wailers, and Stevie Wonder.. their music lends itself to the Camino.
     
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    I just downloaded all your songs Renegadepilgrim, thank you for this. Such great songs to get you going!

    Therese
     
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    The one that always does it for me is "Ripple" by Grateful Dead "there is a road no simple highway"
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=671AgW9xSiA
    I sing it most days on the way,one day I may even get all the words right
    Ian
     
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    I've now decided on our Jesse J - for when it is hard out there and all seems just a little toooo much .....

    (and it seems to be set in a Camino hotel in Galicia :lol: - it rains in Galicia :wink: )

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2WWrupMBAE&ob=av2e
     
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    I'm still in the planning stages and haven't been there yet but my theme, and mantra, as I prepare seem to both be the same song: "Going Up The Country", by Canned Heat. Odd that this would come up. I just posted this version in conjunction with my Camino plans today on my Facebook page. This is from the film of the '69 Woodstock.

    http://youtu.be/Hf0Dm-OaTNk
     
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    Love that canned heat.

    For me the song is Mr Bojangles as it was the first song on my iPod 'walking play list' each morning start when my wife and I did our first camino in 2009.
    Hearing it anytime since takes me back to those first hundred or so metres walking in the early morning quite and stillness whilst the sun came up.
    It always brings a tear to my eye
    Ian
     
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    Thank you Ian

    Love Mr B.
    esp Nina Simone singing :D

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86wME5d_ ... re=related
    David
     
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    Well, it's got to be either, "These Boots are made for Walking" - Nancy Sinatra, or
    "Little Arrows", by Leapy Lee.....
     
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    while last summer i dreamt of sitting on a mountain top on the primitivo listening to this

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rh8gMvzPw0&feature=related[/youtube]

    it ended up being this one saved my butt dance-jogging up the very steep hills of portugal with excrutiating hip pains

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7E9g5anGVsE[/youtube]
     
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    I was sitting in the front of the church in Redecilla de Camino
    The sun was going down
    I was was really tired, but enjoying the the peace of the end of day
    Suddenly this song started to pour from a house in the neighbourhood
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hd4Xy_sTSik

    Still now, 5 years after, I only need to close my eyes and hear it to be back there....

    Enjoy the journey,
    Jacques-D.
     
  40. mikevasey

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    I heard this song for the first time on this forum just after I came back from walking on the Frances, it sends a tingle down my spine every time I hear it.The Artist had walked part of the Le Puy and Frances caminos. This is what the Frances can do, it opens us up to a beautifully raw and fresh inner part of us.http://youtu.be/dZ72p9lxq5s
     
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    Falcon - I went to that MSO concert "Field of Stars" at St Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne, was quite something.

    My Camino song is this: http://youtu.be/1XHR2y9CAuk
     
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    The two songs we sang mostly on the camino were "Singing in the rain" and "Always look on the bright side of life" This was mainly on very wet days of which we saw many. :D :D
     
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    I grew up singing the following song at Sunday Mass:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnKaKihd2Z0

    It is titled "Somos un Pueblo que Camina" or "We are the people who walk" and I think the lyrics are so beautiful.

    SOMOS UN PUEBLO QUE CAMINA
    Y JUNTOS CAMINANDO PODREMOS ALCANZAR
    OTRA CIUDAD QUE NO SE ACABA,
    SIN PENAS, NI TRISTEZA, CIUDAD DE ETERNIDAD.

    Somos un pueblo que camina
    que marcha por el mundo buscando otra ciudad,
    somos errantes peregrinos
    en busca de un destino, destino de unidad.
    Siempre seremos caminantes
    pues sólo caminando podremos alcanzar
    otra ciudad que no se acaba
    sin penas ni tristeza ciudad de eternidad.

    Sufren los hombres mis hermanos,
    buscando entre las piedras la parte de su pan,
    sufren los hombres oprimidos
    los hombres que no tienen ni paz ni libertad.
    Sufren los hombres mis hermanos,
    más Tú vienes con ellos y en Tí alcanzarán
    otra ciudad que no se acaba
    sin penas ni tristezas, ciudad de eternidad.

    Danos valor para la lucha
    valor en la tristeza valor en el afán
    danos la luz de tu palabra
    qe vive en nuestros pasos en nuestro caminar.

    Marcha Señor junto a nosostros
    que sólo en tu presencia podremos alcanzar
    otra ciudad que no se acaba
    sin penas ni tristeza ciudad de eternidad.
     
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    Eva Cassidy's version of 'Fields of Gold' is still my number one after several Caminos! You can read into the lyrics what you want. Buen Camino!
    p.s Sorry Sting, but Eva nails it! :D
     
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    I agree - brings back memories of the meseta, and other, deeper layers of memories - funny how this song evokes both hope and grief. I have lived long enough to experience both emotions at the same time. This song hits me where I live, and hard.
     
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    As an old Deadhead, I second Ian's "Ripple."

    Some of my favorite songs for walking the camino:
    String Cheese Incident: The Road Home
    Cat Stevens: The Wind
    Grateful Dead: Dark Hollow
    Eagles: Peaceful Easy Feeling
    Jerry Garcia: Poor Wayfaring Stranger (old folk song)
    Grateful Dead; Been All Around This World
    Railroad Earth: Beneath the Stars
    Jack Johnson: Constellations
    Neil Young: Twisted Road
    David Grisman and Jerry Garcia: Dreadful Wind and Rain
    Railroad Earth: Any Road
    Patsy Cline: Walkin after Midnight
    Issac Albeniz: Asturias
    String Cheese Incident: Land's End
    Allman Brothers: Blue Sky
    Louis Jordan: I've got the Walkin' Blues
    Frank Sinatra: I'm Walkin' Behind You
    Johnny Cash: I Walk the Line
    James Taylor: Fire and Rain
    Grateful Dead: Black Muddy River
    Reese Witherspoon-Wildwood Flower
    String Cheese Incident: Good Times Around the Bend* (Great Motivating song: "Gonna pick my feet up off the ground. . .")
    String Cheese Incident: Just Passin' Through
    Eddie Vedder: Setting Forth
    Loggins and Messina: Be Free
    String Cheese Incident: Windy Mountain
    Roy Rogers: Don't Fence Me In
    Johnny Cash: Big River
    String Cheese Incident: High on Mountain Top
    Neil Young: Sugar Mountain
    Grateful Dead: Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad
    Neil Young: Travel On
    Rusted Root - Laugh at the Sun
    Bob Dylan: I Shall Be Released
    Neil Young: Four Strong Winds
    Jack Johnson: Further on down the Road
    Roy Rogers: Happy Trails
    Bob Marley: High Tide or Low Tide
    Rodrigo and Gabriela: Stairway to Heaven
    Miles Davis: Solea
    Chris Issak: Blue Spanish Sky
    Coro El Encuentro Burgos: Ali Ali Oh
    Faltriquiera- Ultreia
    Three Dog Night: Never Been to Spain
    Oliver Schroer - Ultreia
    Luar Na Lubre - Romance de Don Gaiferos
    Susana Seivane - Camino Longo
    Guadi Galego - Dum Pater
    Sting/Chris Botti - If I Ever Lose My Faith in You
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    Joan Osborne - One of us
     
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    renegadepilgrim Veteran Pilgrim and Traveler

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    Current fave is: Wake Me Up by Avicii

    Reminds me of the Camino...and many of my other adventures too.
     
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    Suitable lyrics...



    And we all have high hopes for our Camino...

     
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    wayfarer Moderator Staff Member Donating Member

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    This is my favourite at the moment, but I am fickle. :)

     
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    I love The Proclaimers (I'm Scottish, it's illegal not to) and I ended up walking and singing that so many times with people who said "you're Scottish? You know that Proclaimers song then?". 500 miles is a great song but they have so much more that are worth digging into, they get seen as a bit of a quirky, almost comedy act but they are actually a fantastic folk/rock band. If you ever get the chance to see them live then they are amazingly good. Letter From America gets me every time.

    There were so many songs that were in my head (and often sung badly out loud) on both the Frances and the San Salvador. The worst that I couldn't shake was a song from Show Me, Show Me, a children's programme on the CBeebies channel in the UK that my daughter loves. For the first couple of days I could not get it out of my head.

    The walk up to Buiza was accompanied by a medley of Queens of the Stone Age sung out loud. Plenty of other songs as well, though I tend only to listen at the end of the day to wind down. Comfortably Numb (the Roger Waters/Van Morrison version) is a favourite lying in my bunk track, Radio Tarifa, a lot of the later, moodier Red Hot Chilli Peppers stuff (Desecration Smile, Wet Sand, Stadium Arcadium, Slow Cheetah, etc). I really love some of the gaita music I heard along the way, there was some kind of bagpipe festival going on in Oviedo when I reached it. It's an acquired taste but I could listen for hours and seeing it so proudly performed made me happy to be a Celt.

    I'm not a big fan of walking to music though.

    The scene with the staff is pretty subtle and I don't know if a lot of people outside Ireland or the west of Scotland would actually get it. His character talks throughout the film about the terrible things he's seen religion cause and he's obviously from Northern Ireland. What he's doing with the staff is what an Orange Order (pretty hardcore Protestant/Loyalist organisation) band leader would be doing on a parade, that he knows how to do it implies that he must have had some kind of at least passing involvement previously with them. I thought it was a really clever "clue" to the character's past which is never really expanded on.
     
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    Maybe it is because I started walking in France, but THE song of the Camino for me will always be "Ultreia". I think this is a particularly good version of it,
     
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    I bought this CD years ago... I still love it Brian Kennedy - The Great War of Words

    There are two songs that I reckon would make perfect Camino songs...

    Captured -

    And the best song... Halfway Home - sadly I could find no video link anywhere but if you use spotify you'll find it here https://play.spotify.com/album/4H3pPVjTqgiSPoMH6a7wKI
     
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    Lost in France by Bonnie Tyler
     
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    Rebekah Scott Camino Busybody Donating Member

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    A pilgrim with really bad feet told me this was his anthem:
     
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    Oliver Schroer's "Field Of Stars" from his album titled "Camino" says it all for me. The whole album is exquisite.



     
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    nedspencer They gave me this T-shirt to stop me singing!

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    I don't believe it!!!
    All these suggestions and I can't see the obvious one
    "You'll never walk alone"



    When you walk through a storm
    Hold your head up high
    And don't be afraid of the dark

    At the end of the storm
    Is a golden sky
    And the sweet silver song of the lark

    Walk on through the wind
    Walk on through the rain
    Though your dreams be tossed and blown

    Walk on walk on with hope in your heart
    And you'll never walk alone
    You'll never walk alone

    When you walk through a storm
    Hold your head up high
    And don't be afraid of the dark

    At the end of the storm
    Is a golden sky
    And the sweet silver song of the lark

    Walk on through the wind
    Walk on through the rain
    Though your dreams be tossed and blown

    Walk on walk on with hope in your heart
    And you'll never walk alone
    You'll never walk

    You'll never walk
    You'll never walk alone.
     
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    Thanks Ned for this suggestion. It has great sentiment for me. I walked the camino Frances this year in memory of my parents. My father was a Liverpudlian, a Liverpool football club supporter, and a fan of Jerry and the Pacemakers. We played this song at his funeral. I will add this song to the selection of music for my next camino. I can't imagine why I didn't think of it before. Thanks again.

    .....Camino Frances with my daughter: http://magwood.wordpress.com.
     
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    Every time I hear it I'm back to the meseta...
     
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    nedspencer They gave me this T-shirt to stop me singing!

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    Despite being an Everton supporter I sang "You'll Never Walk Alone" a number of times with my fellow pilgrims.
    Usually after a glass or two of red wine!!
    Two pilgrims I walked with a lot bought me a T Shirt - Nunca Caminaras Solo!!!
    It is my favourite T Shirt now
    Ned CAMINO 2013 737.JPG
     
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    I'd like one of those - both the t-shirt and the red wine!

    .....Camino Frances with my daughter: http://magwood.wordpress.com
     
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    Apologies if this has already been suggested, but my son has been heard to mutter that he plans to use John Bunyan's hymn "who would valiant be" ["to be a pilgrim"] at my funeral. It's a good tune, and all of us would probably accept the line "come wind come weather" - I 'll certainly have to going across the meseta north of Segovia over the next few days: although the weather at the moment is glorious, the wind is getting up.
     
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    Every morning as the sun came up :)
     
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    Someday I wish upon a star, wake up where the clouds are far behind me...
    Where trouble melts like lemon drops...

     
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    I guess we all have our own, ...The ride of your life, by John Gregory was the soundtrack to my Camino. 1238073_10151573991020989_1119614177_n.jpg
     
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    When I walked the Frances in 2012, I had intended on making the album "Gracious Tide, Take Me Home" by Lanterns on the Lake the soundtrack of my Camino. As it happens, my iPod malfunctioned a couple of days in, so that plan went up in smoke, but whenever I hear this song it always evokes the Camino for me...

     
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    This is a merry, sweet song...very jolly and romantic. A great love song.
     
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    I listen to Eddie Vedder all the time when I'm walking :) It was great to add some of these songs to my playlist hehe!!! Thanks
     
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    Even in the quietest moment by Supertramp!It's a shame it's not on anyone's list at all.You can thank me later,Buen Camino.
     
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    Stairway to Heaven...
     
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    Not sure what song williamlittig referred to above. Might have been this from Cat Stevens? Very apt for El Camino.



    "Well I hit the rowdy road
    And many kinds I met there
    And many stories told me on the way to get there"
     
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    I have mentioned this before but it was at the tail end of a similar thread so, for those who haven't heard it, the one song that represents the Camino for me is this Jordi Savall/ Montserrat Figueras/Hesperion XX recording of 'O Virgo Splendens Hic In Monte Celso' . It is the first track on the CD LlIbre Vermell, being music mainly sacred, connected to the pilgrimage to Montserrat in Catalonia. But it never fails to bring back wonderful memories of the start of each day on the Frances with cocks crowing, the sun rising and church bells ringing. Also being sung as plainchant it reminds me of the beautiful evening service in the church in Rabanal.
     
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    Art Garfunkel's Woyaya:



    We are going, heaven knows where we are going,
    We'll know we're there.
    We will get there, heaven knows how we will get there,
    We know we will.

    It will be hard we know
    And the road will be muddy and rough,
    But we'll get there, heaven knows how we will get there,
    We know we will.

    We are going, heaven knows where we are going,
    We'll know we're there.
     
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    Get on the right road by Gary Wright.
     
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    Thanks jayfpinker. That's a beautiful album! Buen Camino.
     
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    I'm updating my iPod for the first time in around eight years, and I just remembered that I have the whole original radio show of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy on CD-ROM. So if anyone sees a pilgrim walking along in April/May, oblivious to the world but giggling maniacally, it's probably me.
     
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    I couldn't agree more. Brian kennedy's The Great War of Words is superb. I have never stopped listening to it over very many years and every song is perfect. Available second-hand for 1 penny on certain website sellers whose attitude to paying tax in the country in which they do business could be better.
     
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    oh my god thank you for the real belly laugh i just had ,still smiling. i sang this song to my self while walking on that blasted,hot, dusty , fly infested roman road,,the only thing that kept me kind of sane,??
     
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    I am an Irish singer-songwriter who walked the Camino Frances in March/April 2014 from St Jean Pied de Porte to Santiago and then Finisterre to Muxia. I would like to share my Camino song " Seeking The Assassin (in the streets of Santiago) " from my recent album of self-written songs also called Seeking The Assassin. The video was filmed in Santiago and Muxia at Easter 2016.
     
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    Love it when good old happy threads are revived.
     
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    It is definitely a happy thread, personalized in thousands of ways.
     
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    Reminded me....One long day on the Camino my daughter and I had some fun thinking of a top list of related songs...i can't remember all or the exact listing but included

    Walk of life...dire straits
    The long and winding road...beatles
    5000miles ...proclaimers
    I still haven't found what I'm looking for...U2
    Walk this way..rundmc
    Misty mountain hop...led zeppelin
    Walk on...U2
    Six days on the road...taj Mahal
    Here comes the Sun...the Beatles
    Take good care of your feet...the beach boys
    Etc

    And the one I found myself mostly singing....King of the Road...roger miller

     
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    Oh and of course this......Spanish Stroll ...mink de ville
     
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    "King of the Road" always gets a run when I am walking Camino. :)
     
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