Puns. Music. Archaeology. All rolled into one. What more do you want?
We all like to sing a good tune on site, but listen carefully, because some of those songs are actually about archaeology. Yes they are.
1. Let’s start with this one by The Prodigy. They’re serious about getting some archaeology done.
Smack My Ditch Up #ArchaeologySongs (sorry)
— Dr Rachel Pope (@preshitorian) May 14, 2015
2. Sir Mix-A-Lot was really into the Egyptians
3. Olivia Newton John, well, we know what she wants…
Let’s Get Geophysical #ArchaeologySongs
— Tim Fowler (@timlibrarian) August 1, 2014
4. Elton John and Kiki Dee getting precious
5. Here’s one by Stealers Wheel for the good times
#ArchaeologySongs Stuck in the Pyramiddle with You
— Giles Graham-Brown (@gilesfgb) August 1, 2014
6. And who knew Billy Joel was into bog bodies?
7. Or that the Rolling Stones struggled with their Harris Matrices?
How about ‘I cant get no stratifaction’ #archaeologysongs
— Durotriges Project (@Durotrigesdig) May 15, 2015
8. This one by Cyndi Lauper says something we all feel
9. Pink Floyd a bit blase about deciphering things
Another Hieroglyph on the Wall #ArchaeologySongs
— Carolyn (@tweetycakes78) August 1, 2014
10. Survivor take it back to the Fertile Crescent
11. Madonna. Just Madonna singing about what she’s passionate about.
#ArchaeologySongs – Sutton Hoo’s That Girl?
— Mike (@themikehm) August 1, 2014
12. Freedom Williams. Yes he did.
13. Psy loves a bit of classical architecture
#ArchaeologySongs Gangnam Hypostyle
— Remittance Girl (@remittancegirl) August 1, 2014
14. Lene Lovich at her wits end
— maiya (@muckymaiya) May 15, 2015
15. Atomic Kitten just broke a Greek vase
16. Frank Sinatra’s well into carbon dating
I’ll B.C.’ing You #ArchaeologySongs
— David Bockman (@davidbockman) August 1, 2014
17. And The Doors? They got specialist interests.
And because we just couldn’t stop ourselves… well, Depeche Mode say it best
#ArchaeologySongs Etruscan Get Enough
— Stainless Steel Raz (@_Monocle_) August 1, 2014
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