A pilgrim is a traveler, someone who is usually on a a religious or cultural journey to some specific holy place. Muslims, for example, are required to make a pilgrimage to Mecca. Catholics can receive a plenary indulgence when making a pilgrimage to one of four basilicas (Saint Peter's, Most Holy Saviour at the Lateran, Saint Mary Major and Saint Paul on the Ostian Way). Or an Elvis fan may make a pilgrimage to Graceland. A pilgrim can also refer to someone who is not making a physical journey, but a spiritual one. Some believe we are only pilgrims on a journey to an afterlife.
For this playlist I've selected a dozen "pilgrim" songs to ponder. What would you add?
1. Pilgrim - Wolfmother
2. Pilgrim - Steve Earle
3. Pilgrims - Fairport Convention
4. Pilgrims - Widespread Panic
5. Pilgrim - Eric Clapton
6. Pilgrim - Uriah Heep
7. Pilgrims - Van Der Graaf Generator
8. Pilgrim Land - Leon Russell
9. Pilgrim - After the Fire
10. The Pilgrim: Chapter 33 - Willie Nelson
11. The Pilgrim (Act III) - Marty Stuart
12. Pilgrim - Enya
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