Purgatory Has A Soundtrack

   AKA: Little Bay Bridge

General Sullivan Bridge


The following is a list of songs that are part of my “Purgatory Song-list” mentioned in my August 27, 2017 newspaper column. Feel free to add to the list in the comments section. The songs are in no particular order:

Pretty Fly – The Offspring

Brighter Than The Sun – Colbie Caillat

Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen

Ice, Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice

I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor

Summer Winds – Frank Sinatra

Boombastic – Shaggy

Kashmir – Bond

Hell – Sum 41

California Love – 2pac

Deep Inside of You – Third Eye Blind

These Foolish Things – Bryan Ferry

Do Ya – ELO

Thunderstruck – AC/DC

B-AB-Y – Carla Thomas

Tequila – Button Down Brass

Walking on Sunshine – Katrina and the Waves

Our Lips are Sealed – Go-Go’s

We’ve Only Just Begun – The Carpenters

Northern Sky – Nick Drake

Never Let You Go – Third Eye Blind

Stir it Up – Bob Marley

Shut Up and Dance – Walk on the Moon

Wasted Time – Eagles

Cake by the Ocean – DNCE

Grazing in the Grass – Hugh Masekela

Stressed Out – Twenty One Pilots

Blue Ain’t Your Color – Keith Urban

Hello – Adele

Here’s Where the Story Ends – The Sunday’s

Downtown – Petula Clark

The Wire – HAIM

All You Ever Do is Bring Me Down – Mavericks

I Can Dream About You – Dan Hartman

Oye Como Va – Santana

Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson,Bruno Mars

I Wanna Be Sedate – The Ramones

Danke Schoen – Wayne Newton

Dirty Deeds Down Dirt Cheap – Joan Jett

Drop the Pilot – Joan Armatrading

Carefree Highway – Gordon Lightfoot

3 Small Words – Josie and the Pussycats

She Bangs – Ricky Martin

Emergency – Icona Pop

Driver’s Seat – Sniff ‘n’ the Tears

Echo Beach – Martha and the Muffins

I Want You Back – Bananarama

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart – from the soundtrack of Ella Echanted

Somewhere Only We Know – Keene

Kung Fu Fighting – Carl Douglas

Give Me Just One Night – 98 Degrees

Hand to Heaven – Breathe

You Can Call Me Al -Paul Simin

Pride -In the Name of Love – U2

The Passenger – Siouxsie and the Banshees

Only in my Dreams – Debbie Gibson

You Belong to Me – Taylor Swift

In the House of Stone and Light – Martin Page

Roadhouse Blues – The Doors

Dance the Night Away – The Mavericks

Me Too – Meghan Trainor

Desperado – Eagles

Closing Time – Semisonic

Northern Sky – Nick Drake

Isn’t It Time – The Baby’s

The Sun Always Shines on TV – A-Ha

What the World Needs Now – Jackie DeShannon

MMMBop – Hanson

Barbie Girl – Aqua

Bang, Bang – David Sandborn

God Only Knows (2 versions) – Beach Boys/BBC Group





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