Songs that mention viaducts or Frank Lloyd Wright?
September 21, 2019 8:06 AM   Subscribe

Do any songs you like mention viaducts and/or Frank Lloyd Wright?

I recognize this is a random question but realized that some of my very favorite songs mention one or the other and maybe I can find some new songs to enjoy. (My current favorites: "So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright" by Simon and Garfunkel, "Villians" by Gabriel Kahane, and "Come On! Feel the Illinoise!" by Sufjan Stevens / "War on Drugs" by Barenaked Ladies and "Concrete Ganesha" by Torres.)
posted by ferret branca to Media & Arts (7 answers total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
 
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posted by bondcliff at 8:14 AM on September 21, 2019


Van Morrison - Astral Weeks is an obvious one.
Also Red Right Hand by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
(both mention viaducts).
posted by pipeski at 8:20 AM on September 21, 2019 [2 favorites]


MC Lars - "Space Game"
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posted by Wobbuffet at 9:39 AM on September 21, 2019


The Killers - Prize Fighter
posted by cazoo at 11:41 AM on September 21, 2019


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Mentions FLW
posted by artdrectr at 12:21 PM on September 21, 2019


A search for FLW on lyrics.com shows examples from Throwing Muses, Sparks, and Conor Oberst, but i haven’t heard them myself.

A lot of hits for viaduct too. My personal favorite: Nick Cave’s “Red Right Hand.” (Oh just saw pipeski mentioned it already)
posted by ejs at 12:29 PM on September 21, 2019


Is an aqueduct close enough? Frank Black's Ole Mulholland is about bringing water to Los Angeles.
posted by counterfeitfake at 7:25 PM on September 22, 2019 [1 favorite]


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