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Top 5 archaeology songs for archaeologists - for BBC Radio Scotland special!
#1
Yes... Radio Scotland heard a reply I made.. and now want a special top 5 archaeologists songs for next Tuesdays Programme.

So here is the big question... what are they??

Make em good!
For really I think that the poorest he that is in England hath a life to live, as the greatest he
Thomas Rainborough 1647
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#2
1. Panthers - Thank me with your hands

[video=youtube;u8EQcflEhoQ]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8EQcflEhoQ[/video]

2. Christy Moore - Don't forget your shovel if you want to go to work

[video=youtube;ApHj9vOu2eQ]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApHj9vOu2eQ[/video]

3. Death Cab for Cutie - Soul meets Body

[video=youtube;s9JB2ETgatI]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9JB2ETgatI[/video]
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#3
Smack my Ditch up
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#4
Bet you the best one is one right here from South Africa - ♪ Shozoloza ♪ - "dig, dig, digging in the sun" Cool
It is from the Ipi Tombi soundtrack from the mid-seventies. Great digging song!!
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#5
oh you lot are hot! - and in south africa... very hot !

keep em coming!

like the Shozoloza ... dig on!
http://zar.co.za/sounds/flash/shozoloza.html

listen at the link above.... damn fine!

Strong contender there!
For really I think that the poorest he that is in England hath a life to live, as the greatest he
Thomas Rainborough 1647
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#6
The Chemical Brothers - In Dust We Trust :face-approve:


I am so old school!

[video=youtube;CXSDOkycc2I]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXSDOkycc2I[/video]
For really I think that the poorest he that is in England hath a life to live, as the greatest he
Thomas Rainborough 1647
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#7
Looks like someone has previously blogged about this, but I'm not familiar with their song choices:
http://ridgewaywilliams.wordpress.com/20...chaeology/

Personally, I've always found that I have to stretch the meaning of songs to make them relate to my work - usually they're about ancient mystical ruins or construction!
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#8
[video=youtube;v2QZ8osW2Hg]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2QZ8osW2Hg[/video]


Oh, gooooodness...
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#9
yeah... not so happy. with them

Jethro Tull Living in the past.

I would love to offer up some good music.. not just music that has the word trowel or archaeology in it...

I also have my all time fave!

The Mesopotamians - They Might Be Giants


who else could get the names Hammurabi into a song!! or even better... hell just watch it!


[video=youtube;jAMRTGv82Zo]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAMRTGv82Zo[/video]
For really I think that the poorest he that is in England hath a life to live, as the greatest he
Thomas Rainborough 1647
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#10
Well, we can't forget Stonehenge...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xlf5ucFanpY
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