Over the river and through the iTunes library

Some people want and want and want what they don’t have …

Banquet at the World’s End,” Daniel Amos
“Gratitude,” PAX217
“I Am a Pilgrim,” The Lost Dogs
Indian Wars,” Bruce Cockburn
Ode to My Family,” The Cranberries
On the Table,” A.C. Newman
Pilgrim’s Flight,” Phil Keaggy
Pilgrimage,” R.E.M.
Thank Goodness,” Kristin Chenoweth
Thank You,” Dido
Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin),” Sly & The Family Stone
Thank You for Sending Me an Angel,” Talking Heads
“Thank You My Angel,” Over the Rhine
Thanks to You,” Emmylou Harris
We’re a Happy Family,” The Ramones
Why Wasn’t I More Grateful (When Life Was Sweet),” Maria McKee

Couldn’t find a link for the Lost Dogs rendition, so here’s the Byrds singing “I Am a Pilgrim.” Here’s Doc Watson. And here’s Johnny.

  • Amaryllis

    Of course, you have to get there first…

    Long Way Home  – Tome Waits
      Paddy on the Turnpike – Peter Feldman
    Wedensday Evening Blues – John Lee Hooker

  • Amaryllis

    celebrated part at table, part in memory…

    Cousins – Vampire Weekend
    Family Reunion – Jack Quigley
    Grandfather’s Chair – Hot Soup
    Happy to Meet and Sorry to Part – Seamus Ennis
    Home – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
    I Love Onions – Susan Christie
    I’d Like to Go Home – The Kossoy Sisters
    Lumps of Pudding – Pan’s Fancy
    Luray Women – Hot Soup
    New Potatoes – Possum Ridge String Band
    New World Galop – The Federal City Brass Band
    Now Be Thankful – Fairport Convention
    Satisfied Mind -  Johnny Cash
    Thanks a Lot, God – The Kipper Family
    This Old House – Loretta Lynn

  • thatotherjean

    Two off the top of my head:

    All That Meat and No Potatoes  — Fats Waller

    Who Says You Can’t Go Home  — Bon Jovi

  • stardreamer42

    And for those whose family relationships are fraught or unhappy memories — you are not forgotten, and you are not alone. 

  • Theo Axner

    A couple of Christmas songs slipped in, but those were ones that related mainly to the coming home/family gathering thingy:

    The Angels Rejoiced Last Night – the Louvin Brothers
    Bacon Rind, Chief Seattle, the Ballad of Ira Hayes – Tom Russell
    Cold and Bitter Tears – Ted Hawkins
    Daddy Sang Bass – Johnny Cash
    Farväl och tack – Folk & Rackare
    Hey Thanks – Johnny Thunders & Wayne Kramer (Gang War)
    The Holiday Song – the Pixies
    I Ain’t Got No Home – Woody Guthrie
    I’ll Be Home for Christmas – Bob Dylan
    I’ll Be Home for Christmas – Twisted Sister
    Livet är en fest – Nationalteatern
    Lone Pilgrim – Bob Dylan
    Lost Pilgrim – Bad Religion
    Mama, I’m Coming Home – Ozzy Osbourne
    Mother’s Day – 7 Seconds
    Now Be Thankful – Fairport Convention
    Om jag tackar Gud för allting – Johan Johansson
    Pilgrim – Steve Earle & the Del McCory Band
    Saved – Bob Dylan
    Say My Thanks – 7 Seconds
    Thank God for the Bomb – Ozzy Osbourne
    Thank You Girl – the Beatles
    Vamos (Pilgrim) – the Pixies
    We’re a Happy Family – the Ramones
    What Is Home Without Love – the Louvin Brothers
    White Wine in the Sun – Tim Minchin
    You Changed My Life – Bob Dylan

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SA4B4QAYJUC3VHHKJ677K2XFSM Anne

    Oops, format problems…

  • http://www.facebook.com/michael.kempster.12 Michael Kempster

    Last Meal Blues (Asleep at the Wheel, and others)
    Cook With Honey (Judy Collins)
     

  • http://profiles.google.com/marc.k.mielke Marc Mielke

    Return (Coming Home) by The Cruxshadows (+infinite-1 remixes)
    Major Tom by Peter Schilling (it’s a LOOONG trip, but ‘This is my home…’)

  • interleaper

     November – Tom Waits http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeAP1KyPDzM
        (Get word to April to rescue me)
    Home – Lene Lovich http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQG7AgByOek
        (I don’t wanna go back anymore)

  • Keulan

    Not sure if this counts, but…
    Dar Williams – The Christians and the Pagans http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_KiHRHwaAs

  • http://forholyterra.hobbycore.net Paul Bagosy

    A Sort of Homecoming” – U2
    Crumbs from Your Table” – U2
    Gratitude” – VNV Nation
    Soul Food” – Harper and Midwest Kind


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