Playlist

Songs about ancient history: Guardian readers recommend

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Song Artist Album
Tales Of Brave Ulysses
Cream · The Very Best Of Cream
Cream The Very Best Of Cream 2:47
The Lyre of Orpheus
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds · Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus 5:37
Morpheus
Hawkwind · Distant Horizons
Hawkwind Distant Horizons 2:27
Venus As A Boy
Björk · Debut (Ecopac)
Björk Debut (Ecopac) 4:43
Artemis
Dalis Car · The Waking Hour
Dalis Car The Waking Hour 4:38
Auf Kiel
Subway To Sally · Bastard
Subway To Sally Bastard 4:04
Menelik, The Lion Of Judah - Original
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra · Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Selected Hits Vol. 4
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Selected Hits Vol. 4 3:21
Like Herod
Mogwai · Young Team
Mogwai Young Team 11:40
You Came, You Saw, You Conquered
The Ronettes · Be My Baby: The Very Best of The Ronettes
The Ronettes Be My Baby: The Very Best of The Ronettes 2:52
Hercules
The Brute Chorus · The Brute Chorus
The Brute Chorus The Brute Chorus 3:08
Nebuchadnezzar
The Brute Chorus · The Brute Chorus
The Brute Chorus The Brute Chorus 4:17
News for the Delphic Oracle
The Waterboys · An Appointment with Mr Yeats
The Waterboys An Appointment with Mr Yeats 4:30
Pompeii - 2006 Digital Remaster
Peter Hammill · Nadir's Big Chance
Peter Hammill Nadir's Big Chance 4:26
Modern - 2006 Digital Remaster
Peter Hammill · The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage
Peter Hammill The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage 7:33
Sexy Boy
Shawn Michaels · WWE Anthology
Shawn Michaels WWE Anthology 2:49
Return of Arthur
Graham Bond · Holy Magick
Graham Bond Holy Magick 5:06
Jesus Was A Cross Maker
Judee Sill · Judee Sill
Judee Sill Judee Sill 3:30
The Boat Of Millions Of Years
Van Der Graaf Generator · I Prophesy Disaster
Van Der Graaf Generator I Prophesy Disaster 3:50
Stand Up For Judas
Leon Rosselson · RosselSonGs
Leon Rosselson RosselSonGs 7:04
Stand Up for Judas
Leon Rosselson , Robb Johnson · The Liberty Tree: A Celebration of the Life and Writings of Thomas Paine
Leon Rosselson, Robb Johnson The Liberty Tree: A Celebration of the Life and Writings of Thomas Paine 5:21
The Sexual Loneliness Of Jesus Christ
Jackie Leven · Creatures Of Light And Darkness
Jackie Leven Creatures Of Light And Darkness 6:20
Julius Caesar (Memento Hodie) - 2007 Remastered Version
Nico · The Frozen Borderline: 1968-1970
Nico The Frozen Borderline: 1968-1970 5:05
King Solomon's Marbles / Stronger Than Dirt [or Milkin' The Turkey] [Live At The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA, August 13, 1975]
Grateful Dead · One From The Vault
Grateful Dead One From The Vault 6:36
Greatest Story Ever Told - Olympia Theatre, Paris, France 5/3/72
Grateful Dead · Europe '72 Vol. 2
Grateful Dead Europe '72 Vol. 2 4:52
Scythian Empires
Andrew Bird · Armchair Apocrypha
Andrew Bird Armchair Apocrypha 4:31
London Stone
The Bevis Frond · London Stone
The Bevis Frond London Stone 5:27
Roll Right Stones
Traffic · Shoot Out At The Fantasy Factory
Traffic Shoot Out At The Fantasy Factory 11:46
Pocahontas
Johnny Cash · Unearthed
Johnny Cash Unearthed 3:43
The Cherry Tree Carol
Davy Graham · Folk Roots, New Routes
Davy Graham Folk Roots, New Routes 3:20
Pharaoh
Richard Thompson · Amnesia
Richard Thompson Amnesia 4:27