Top Ten Songs Written in Third PersonRecklessGreed This was a tough one. I realized that 99.9% of popular music is written in first person. Coming up with the items was a lot harder than you might think.
The Top Ten
I find this song creepy. "two riders were approaching" shiver
i find that's dylans folky style fits well with the midevil setting.
hendrixs guitar playing is amazing, and he's convining as the joker and the thief - RecklessGreed
This one starts out in thrid person and switches to first person midway - RecklessGreed
Great list and great selection, I find nothing to add, my english is probably not good enough to do so either - Lotuscandy
Except for the last verse, I think it belongs.
You're right, it's not easy to find, and you made great choices. - Lotuscandy
Their 2 first albums were produced by Gordon Gano from the Violent Femmes. - Lotuscandy
Written by her husband Michael Berger (without the a in his forename).
"Diego libre dans sa tête" (Diego free in his head) denounces the repression exercised by the dictatorships of Latin America (the song is from 1981). Diego being an imprisoned opponent "for a few words which he thought so strongly", he symbolises people imprisoned for their ideas in countries under dictatorship.
When I was a kid, we sang it in school choir, a great moment of emotion. - Lotuscandy
The song is from 1982, but I bet you could tell!
L'Aventurier (The Adventurer) evokes the universe of Bob Morane, the main character of a series of adventure books in French, created by French-speaking Belgian novelist Henri Vernes. - Lotuscandy
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