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Thread #108354   Message #2394809
Posted By: Dave Illingworth
22-Jul-08 - 03:19 AM
Thread Name: Songs involving Airplanes
Subject: RE: Songs involving Airplanes
AMELIA EARHEART's LAST FLIGHT (Red River Dave McEnery 1939)
recorded by many people.

Loudon Wainwright's FEAR WITH FLYING (1978)
"I'm not afraid of flying   - just afraid of crashing".

The great Lightnin' Hopkins recorded at least one song about his fear of flying,

Fine British singer-songwriter and rocker, Mickey Jupp, wrote
YOU'LL NEVER GET ME UP IN ONE OF THOSE (1978)


On a non-musical note, I read that the European Union has banned the
great DC3 Dakota from passenger carrying, due to more of their silly regulations. For over 60 years the aircraft has had the reputation of the safest aircraft ever built. There is a song to be written there...........