Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up): Ten Songs About Rabbits. Long-Haired Hare Starring Bugs Bunny Premieres in Theatres. This Day in History, 25/06/1949.

1.  Florence & The Machine ‘Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)’

(from the album Lungs, 2009).

2.  The La’s ‘Son of a Gun’

(from the album The La’s, 1990).

3.  Magnetic Fields ‘Let’s Pretend We’re Bunny Rabbits’

(from the album 69 Love Songs, 1999).

4.  T-Rex ‘Rabbit Fighter’

(from the album The Slider, 1972).

5.  Jenny Lewis & the Watson Twins ‘Rabbit Fur Coat’

(from the album Rabbit Fur Coat, 2006).

6.  Jefferson Airplane ‘White Rabbit’

(from the album Surrealistic Pillow, 1967).

7.  Unkle ‘Rabbit in Your Headlights’

(from the album Psyence Fiction, 1998).

8.  Bright Eyes ‘Down in a Rabbit Hole’

(from the album Digital Ash in a Digital Urn, 2005).

9.  Throwing Muses ‘Rabbits Dying’

(from the album Throwing Muses, 2003).

10. Art Garfunkel ‘Bright Eyes’

(from the album Fate for Breakfast, 1979).

1984: Ten Songs Inspired by Nineteen Eighty-Four. George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four is Published. This Day in History, 08/06/1949.

1.  Radiohead ‘2+2=5’

(from the album Hail to the Thief, 2003).

2.  Muse ‘Resistance’

(from the album The Resistance, 2009).

3.  Coldplay ‘Spies’

(from the album Parachutes, 2000).

4.  David Bowie ‘1984’

(from the album Diamond Dogs, 1974).

5.  The Clash ‘1977’

(B-side of the single White Riot, 1977).

6.  Manic Street Preachers ‘1985’

(from the album Lifeblood, 2003).

7.  Dead Kennedys ‘California Uber Alles’

(from the album Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables, 1980).

8.  John Lennon ‘Only People’

(from the album Mind Games, 1973).

9.  The Jam ‘Standards’

(from the album This is the Modern World, 1977).

10. Eurythmics ‘Sexcrime (Nineteen Eighty-Four)’

(from the album 1984 (For the Love of Big Brother), 1984).

Where Are We Now?: Ten Songs About Berlin. The Soviet Union Lifts It’s Blockade of Berlin. This Day in History, 12/05/1949.

1.  Lou Reed ‘Berlin’

(from the album Berlin, 1973).

2.  Sex Pistols ‘Holidays in the Sun’

(from the album Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols, 1977).

3.  U2 ‘Zoo Station’

(from the album Achtung Baby, 1991).

4. Iggy Pop ‘The Passenger’

(from the album Lust for Life, 1977).

5. Bloc Party ‘Kreuzberg’

(from the album A Weekend in the City, 2007).

6. Rufus Wainwright ‘Tiergarten’

(from the album Release The Stars, 2007).

7. Japan ‘Suburban Berlin’

(from the album Obscure Alternatives, 1978).

8.  Beirut ‘Prenzlauerberg’

(from the album Gulag Orkestar, 2006).

9.  Ute Lemper ‘Streets of Berlin’

(from the album Punishing Kiss, 2000).

10. David Bowie ‘Where Are We Now?’

(from the album The Next Day, 2013).