I Need Help With Songs That Mention Greyhound Buses

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  1. TopForty

    TopForty Active Member Thread Starter

    Location:
    USA
    Hello everyone!

    I am in the process of compiling a list of songs that mention the old Greyhound bus lines. I have a couple I can think of off the top of my head:

    America - Simon & Garfunkel
    Greyhound - Harry Chapin

    I thought of a few others earlier and now I've forgotten them! I knew I should have written them down!

    Any help would be greatly appreciated! :wave:
     
  2. shinedaddy

    shinedaddy Forum Resident

    Location:
    Valley Village, Ca
    Ramblin MAn by the Allman Brothers
     
  3. Damiano54

    Damiano54 Forum Resident

    Thank God and Greyhound by Roy Clark
     
  4. ManFromCouv

    ManFromCouv Employee #3541

    Blues For Baby And Me - Elton John
     
  5. R. Totale

    R. Totale The Voice of Reason

    Can't think of a song, but a line from Howard the Duck that's stuck with me for 30+ years

    "39 seats, 39 stories"
     
  6. westcott

    westcott Member

    Location:
    Canada
  7. jmcinnis

    jmcinnis Forum Resident

    Location:
    Bay Area, CA USA
    Graveyard Train - CCR: "Rosie ran into the 'hound"
     
  8. Drifters - Under the Boardwalk

    Billy Joel - NY State of Mind
     
  9. Vidiot

    Vidiot Now in 4K HDR!

    Location:
    Hollywood, USA
    Here's a few songs that mention busses (but not necessarily Greyhound):

    "Another One Rides the Bus" - 'Weird Al' Yankovic
    "Bus Stop" - The Hollies
    "The Bus Stop Song (A Paper of Pins)" - The Four Lads
    "Double Dutch Bus" - Frankie Smith
    "Greyhound" - Buddy Morrow & His Orchestra
    "Last Time I Saw Him" - Diana Ross
    "Magic Bus" - The Who
    "Mr. Bus Driver" - Bruce Channel
    "Thank God and Greyhound" - Roy Clark
    "Waiting at the Bus Stop" - Bobby Sherman

    The Diana Ross song does at least mention "Greyhound bound," which is a pretty good one.
     
  10. Mylene

    Mylene Senior Member

    Lodi ~ CCR (Rode in on a Greyhound)
     
  11. Key Minor

    Key Minor Forum Resident

    Location:
    Antwerp, Belgium
    Chuck Berry - Promised Land

    Sam Cooke - Somebody Have Mercy

    Amos Milburn - Greyhound
     
  12. Pawnmower

    Pawnmower Senior Member

    Location:
    Dearborn, MI
    What about Greyhound stations?
     
  13. chuckgay

    chuckgay Forum Resident

    Location:
    Puyallup, WA, USA
    Lonesome, On'ry & Mean - Waylon Jennings
     
  14. talkradio

    talkradio Faded Primadonna

    Location:
    Cologne, Germany
    Searching for "greyhound bus song lyrics", google has some. Since I don't know any of the songs I didn't want to post them.
     
  15. dprokopy

    dprokopy Senior Member

    Location:
    Near Seattle, WA
    "Minutes to Memories" - John Mellencamp
     
  16. Yankee8156

    Yankee8156 Forum Resident

    Location:
    New York
    Johnny Bye-Bye, Bruce Springsteen
    Greyhound Rising, Trey Anastasio
     
  17. Mylene

    Mylene Senior Member

    On Broadway ~ The Drifters
     
  18. sbsugar

    sbsugar Representing Benton County since 2010

    Ratt - Dance

    You have dreams to make it big
    right off the Greyhound bus....
     
  19. Sean Keane

    Sean Keane Pre-Mono record collector In Memoriam

    Don't It Make You Want To Go Home - Joe South (Greyhound station).
     
  20. GuruAskew

    GuruAskew Forum Resident

    Location:
    Cheyenne, WY
    Robert Johnson's "Me and the Devil Blues."
     
  21. One Louder

    One Louder Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Peterborough, ON
    Greyhound Bus Depot - Lee Hazlewood and Ann-Margret

    Chocolate Town - Ween
     
  22. MarilynsPickle

    MarilynsPickle Forum Resident

    Location:
    USA
    "Hello L.A., Bye Bye Birmingham" - Blue Cheer (also done by Nancy Sinatra)
     
  23. Pibroch

    Pibroch Active Member

    Location:
    Dayton, OH
    Wesley Willis - Hell Greyhound Bus Ride

    I took a Greyhound bus to Des Moines, Iowa
    It was a six-hour profanity demon hellride
    At 6:00 PM, the Greyhound bus arrived at the Des Moines bus station
    Two of my music fans picked me up and drove me to Fort Dodge, Iowa

    Hell Greyhound bus ride
    Hell Greyhound bus ride
    Hell Greyhound bus ride
    Hell Greyhound bus ride

    At 2:00 PM on Friday, April 4, 1997, I went on a radio show joyride
    I whipped out my Technics KN3000 keyboard and sung four rock songs on 88.1 KICB
    At 6:30 PM, I rode with my friends to Knights of Columbus for sound checking
    At 9:30 PM, I got up on stage and sung twenty rock songs in front of 200 rock fans

    Hell Greyhound bus ride
    Hell Greyhound bus ride
    Hell Greyhound bus ride
    Hell Greyhound bus ride

    At 11:20 AM on Saturday, April 5, 1997, I caught the Greyhound bus to Chicago, Illinois
    The Greyhound bus left Des Moines, Iowa at 11:30 AM
    It was an eight-hour profanity demon hellride without music
    At 7:30 PM, the Greyhound bus arrived at the Chicago bus station
    I then got off the intercity bus and yelled like a stupid fool

    Hell Greyhound bus ride
    Hell Greyhound bus ride
    Hell Greyhound bus ride
    Hell Greyhound bus ride
     
  24. Bus - that thing Gus got on in 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover
     
  25. Edgard Varese

    Edgard Varese Royale with Cheese

    Location:
    Te Wai Pounamu
    "Promised Land" - Chuck Berry (or Grateful Dead, take your pick)
     
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