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David Wild

David Wild

Posted: October 13, 2010 10:11 AM

As a rule, songs about miners haven't generally been as upbeat as the news we are watching now on CNN. So here's a largely uplifting playlist for all the miners in Chile, and all the people who love them. These songs are sent out today in hopes that "The Rising" continues and that beautiful "Tunnel Of Love" keeps bringing them all home safe and sound.

THE RISING - Bruce Springsteen
UP, UP & AWAY - The 5th Dimension
LIFT ME UP - Jeff Lynne
HIGHER GROUND - Stevie Wonder
RISE UP - Diane Birch
A HIGHER PLACE - Tom Petty
GOLDMINE - The Pointer Sisters
DREAM OF A MINER'S CHILD - Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys
RESCUE ME - Fontella Bass
UP! - Shania Twain
(YOU'RE LOVE KEEPS LIFTING ME) HIGHER AND HIGHER - Jackie Wilson
COAL MINER'S DAUGHTER - Loretta Lynn
SAFE AND SOUND - Sheryl Crow
WAY DOWN IN THE HOLE - Tom Waits
TUNNEL OF LOVE - Dire Straits
OUTDOOR MINER - Wire
MINER'S PRAYER - Dwight Yoakam
30 DAYS IN THE HOLE - Gov't Mule
TUNNEL VISION - The Roots
THIS WAY UP - Brian Ray
FAMILY AFFAIR - Sly & The Family Stone
MINER'S REFRAIN - Gillian Welch
UP - Justin Bieber
HOLE HEARTED - Extreme
MINER'S SONG - Woody Guthrie
HOLE IN THE EARTH - Deftones
DOWN IN THE HOLE - James Taylor
SOUL MINER - Duke Levine
DOWN IN THE HOLE - The Rolling Stones
THE HOLE - Randy Travis
TUNNEL OF LOVE - Bruce Springsteen

What are your uplifting songs for the miner?

 
 
 

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