Today's playlist contains songs whose titles are palindromes. That is, a word or phrase that reads the same backward as it does forward.
My only requirement was that the word be at least 5 characters in length, with one exception. The song "Bob" by Weird Al Yankovic.
I chose this song to begin the playlist because the lyrics are all palindromic phrases. How cool is that? Sure, Weird Al is a total goof, but a song composed completely of palindromes called "Bob" sung in the style of Bob Dylan is simply brilliant.
And before the comments start, here are some reasons for songs that did not make the list:
They Might Be Giant's "I palindrome I" from the album Apollo 18 does not qualify. The title of the song is not a palindrome, so it is omitted.
"Mmmm Mmmm Mmmm Mmmm" by Crash Test Dummies - I couldn't bring myself to include this as a palidrome, it's 16 characters, but only 1 letter, sorry.
"Aja" by Steely Dan - Great song, but it's only a 3 character palindrome.
Please add any songs I have missed to the comments.
Are we not drawn onward, we few, drawn onward to new era?
8. Flee To Me, Remote Elf - The Badger King
17. Rotor - The Phasers
18. Solos - Yuri
- Weird Al Yankovic
- Bob Dylan