R&P: Break free! What are your favourite songs about 'escape'?

It's Friday, bear with me, I'm looking to escape from the pressures of the work week. OK, here we go... One need not be Harry Houdini to seek out a means for escape. Us mere mortals, need to break free and escape every now and then from the daily grind and hard realities of our everyday world. Escape - from societies ridiculous pressures, a job, a bad relationship - or simply into our imaginations. Escapism is an essential component of some of the best music. Hey, what is transcendence if not escape? MQ: What are some of your favourite songs that reference and/or about 'escape'? ..Any genre, and interpret 'escape' as you wish. A few of mine... Crosby, Sills & Nash - "Marakesh Express" ..all-aboard! The Doors - "Break on Through (To the Other Side)" Cream - "I Feel Free" Eddie Money - "Two Tickets to Paradise" Yours? MQ2: What was your last "musical escape"? ...a particular song or album you listened to, an instrument you picked up and played, lyrics you wrote, etc...Please share. Moi...I watched The Last Waltz with my wife, last night. BQ: Favourite vehicle or any other mode of transport for escaping to paradise ? Mine... .....I can dream, can't I? BQ2: A favourite song that references the weekend or any part thereof? Tom Petty - "Big Weekend" Escape! ...and enjoy your weekend :) Peace ☮ Hi Birdy, great one! It never crossed my mind..TY Hey, All..I was dragged way for an urgent matter.. Thanks for all the great answers.

Asked By: Hαяνєy Bσi - 12/14/2012
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Answered By: ~~Birdy~~ - 12/14/2012
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Answered By: Johny English - 12/14/2012
We Gotta Get Out Of This Place - The Animals MQ2: Just listening to this today: Over And Over - Neil Young BQ2: Something 4 The Weekend - Super Furry Animals
Answered By: RedDevil - 12/14/2012
Strange synchronicity... More
Answered By: martin couch - 12/14/2012
Del Shannon - run away... More
Answered By: MuckyCat - 12/14/2012
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Answered By: Anjellex - 12/14/2012
Jailbreak - AC/DC. Jailbreak - Thin Lizzy. Motorhead - Motorhead. Motorbikin' - Chris Spedding. BQ: Silver Machine - Hawkwind.
Answered By: Bear - 12/14/2012
Queen's I Want To Break Free of course. My last musical escape was last night when I covered my wall with corrupt CDs and DVDs while listening to the whole Black Parade album.
Answered By: Canadian Idiot - 12/14/2012
ok, so 'escape' songs, eh? how 'bout... More
Answered By: sevasxes - 12/14/2012
"50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" - Paul Simon. "We Gotta Get Outta This Place" - The Animals "Hitch A Ride" - Boston "Jailbreak" - Thin Lizzy "Running Scared" - Roy Orbison "Leaving Here" - The Birds MQ2 - "Freeway Jam" - Jeff Beck BQ - Ship BQ2 - "Working For The Weekend" - Loverboy
Answered By: Peepaw - 12/14/2012 maybe not exactly what you want, but what comes to mind
Answered By: Toke Lover - Cantheist - 12/14/2012
I'm Free - The Who... More
Answered By: Mike H Music Man in New Orleans - 12/14/2012
We've gotta get out of this place. If it's the last thing we ever do.
Answered By: Lone Woof - 12/14/2012
Hiya Harvey... More
Answered By: Rocky - 12/14/2012
hey harvey... More
Answered By: captain futility - 12/14/2012
Proud Mary - CCR Fast Car - Tracy Chapman Leavin Louisiana in the Broad Daylight - Emmylou Harris Solsbury Hill - Peter Gabriel
Answered By: Spinning Netch - 12/14/2012
Wow. Total mind blank. Escape--Muse is all I got for ya
Answered By: Hope - 12/14/2012
'On the Road to Freedom' - Alvin Lee and Mylon LeFevre... More
Answered By: vwigutow - 12/14/2012
Flying Away-John Fogerty... More
Answered By: Mrs H - 12/14/2012
MQ: Queen "I Want to Break Free" Choirboys "Run to Paradise" MQ2: "For Good" from Wicked, the Musical. BQ: Imagination! BQ2: The Easybeats' "Friday on My Mind", Cat Stevens' "Another Saturday Night" and Blondie's "Sunday Girl".
Answered By: *:•.♥.•:* Heartbeat *:•.♥.•:* - 12/15/2012
MQ Jimi Hendrix - Drifter's escape [the Dylan song... More
Answered By: 13Across - 12/15/2012
Good afternoon Harvey... More
Answered By: Lady Silver Rose * Wolf - 12/15/2012
Born To Run Thunder Road Escape The Pina Colada Song I want To Break Free
Answered By: Hidin Out On The Backstreets - 12/15/2012
McCartney.Grohl.Novoselic.Smear - Cut Me Some Slack
Answered By: Dio - 12/19/2012
Jailbreak - AC/DC. Jailbreak - Thin Lizzy. Motorhead - Motorhead. Motorbikin' - Chris Spedding. BQ: Silver Machine - Hawkwind.
Answered By: BDJayne - 12/21/2012
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