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Top 10 Superman Songs

Since his creation in 1932 by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, Superman has become one of America's most well-known cultural icons. The Man of Steel is well known for his he-man good looks and super powers. These include being "faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound".

My son, like millions of other young boys, loves Superman, and he spends much of his free time pretending to fight crime in an ad hoc Superman cape.

The fascination children have with Superman has helped drive a huge industry for all things related to the man of Metropolis. Some of the products that the Superman character has helped sell over the decades includes comic books, films, television series, toys, costumes, T-shirts, toothbrushes, underwear, etcetera, ad nauseam... But let us not forget the musicians who have cashed in on the Superman mystique.

This playlist includes 10 songs that I feel are the very best to be inspired by the Man of Steel.

Top 10 Superman Songs

   1. (Wish I Could Fly Like) Superman - The Kinks   

   2. Superman - R.E.M.   

   3. The Man of Metropolis Steals Our Hearts - Sufjan Stevens   

   4. Waitin' For A Superman - The Flaming Lips   

   5. Sunshine Superman - Donovan   

   6. Superman Lover - Johnny "Guitar" Watson   

   7. Silvergun Superman - Stone Temple Pilots   

   8. Superman - Bush   

   9. Kryptonite - 3 Doors Down   

   10. Superman Inside - Eric Clapton

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