"Home Sweet Home"
Songs About House and Home
Some time ago, we were contacted by the Editors of Nest
Magazine, an incredible quarterly magazine about interior design, to assist
them in presenting an article about songs that feature homes and that included
covers with depictions of homes and home interiors. We shared images and information
about a number of songs with that theme and the results are being published
this month (May, 2002) in Nest's summer 2002 issue.
The result of this collaboration was our own realization that
such a theme was a natural for us so this month we present a feature on songs
about house and home that we think is interesting and features some wonderful
songs from our American popular music history. Most of the songs featured this
month will appear in Nest's issue so we urge you to go find a copy of Nest to
augment your enjoyment of the theme. This month's feature of course includes
one of the world's greatest and most lasting popular songs, Home Sweet Home.
Join us in celebrating the music of home.
As with most of our features, this month's is covered on two separate
pages to speed your downloads and to avoid a mile-long page. Be sure to see
them BOTH to fully enjoy all of this month's music!
Go To Page One Of This Month's
Works on Page One
Home, Sweet Home, 1829
If I Only Had A Home Sweet Home, 1906
In The Harbor Of Home Sweet Home, 1910
Down The Trail To Home Sweet Home, 1920
Lights of Home, 1905
Heimweh, pre 1892
Go To Page Two Of This Month's
Works on Page Two
When You're A Long, Long Way From Home, 1914
Coming Home, 1914
I'm Afraid To Come Home In The Dark, 1907
We'll Have A Jubilee In MY Old Kentucky Home, 1915
I Love To Stay At Home, 1915
Feather Your Nest, 1920
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