Who Loves The Sun: Ten Songs About The Sun and Ten Songs About The Moon. A Total Solar Eclipse Was Visible Across Northern Europe and Northern Asia, as Predicted by Edmund Halley to Within Four Minute Accuracy. This Day in History, 03/05/1715.

1.  Super Furry Animals ‘Hello Sunshine’

(from the album Phantom Power, 2003).

2.  The Doors ‘Waiting for the Sun’

(from the album Morrison Hotel, 1970).

3.  Bob Marley & The Wailers ‘Sun is Shining’

(from the album Soul Revolution, 1971).

4.  The Velvet Underground ‘Who Loves The Sun’

(from the album Loaded, 1970).

5.  Traffic ‘Paper Sun’

(single A-side, 1967).

6.  The Libertines ‘Don’t Look Back into the Sun’

(single A-side, 2003).

7.  The Beatles ‘Here Comes the Sun’

(from the album Abbey Road, 1969).

8. Primal Scream ‘Higher Than The Sun’

(from the album Screamadelica, 1991).

9.  The Kinks ‘Waterloo Sunset’

(from the album Something Else, 1967).

10. Arctic Monkeys ‘When The Sun Goes Down’

(from the album Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not, 2006).

11. Pink Floyd ‘Brain Damage / Eclipse’

(from the album Dark Side of the Moon, 1973).

12. David Bowie ‘Moonage Daydream’

(from the album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, 1972).

13. Television ‘Marquee Moon’

(from the album Marquee Moon, 1977).

14. REM ‘Man on the Moon’

(from the album Automatic for the People, 1993).

15. The Police ‘Walking on the Moon’

(from the album Regatta de Blanc, 1979).

16. Van Morrison ‘Moondance’

(from the album Moondance, 1970),

17. Echo and the Bunnymen ‘The Killing Moon’

(from the album Ocean Rain, 1984).

18. Rolling Stones ‘Moonlight Mile’

(from the album Sticky Fingers, 1971).

19. The Waterboys ‘The Whole of the Moon’

(from the album This is the Sea, 1985).

20. Tom Waits ‘I’ll Shoot the Moon’

(from the album The Black Rider, 1993).

Space Oddity: Ten Songs About Space Travel. Apollo 13 is Launched, This Day in History, 11/04/1970.

1.  David Bowie ‘Space Oddity’

(from the album Space Oddity, 1969).

2.  The Only Ones ‘Another Girl, Another Planet’

(from the album The Only Ones, 1978).

3.  Legendary Stardust Cowboy ‘I Took A Trip (On A Gemini Spaceship)’

(from the single I Took A Trip (On A Gemini Spaceship) / Down in the Wrecking Yard, 1968).

4.  The Prodigy ‘Out of Space’

(from the album Experience, 1992).

5.  Ash ‘Girl From Mars’

(from the album 1977, 1995).

6.  Pixies ‘Motorway To Roswell’

(from the album Trompe Le Monde, 1991).

7.  The Carpenters ‘Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft’

(from the album Passage, 1977).

8.  REM ‘Man On The Moon’

(from the album Automatic For The People, 1992).

9.  Ian Brown ‘My Star’

(from the album Unfinished Monkey Business, 1998).

10.  The Beatles ‘Across The Universe’

(from the album Let It Be, 1970).