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Initial post: 23 Apr 2012 11:57:36 BDT
Philip Shaw says:
There are some obvious songs which will fit this discussion, but I'll start you all off with what I believe to be a more obscure choice:

English Lady - Jonny

In reply to an earlier post on 23 Apr 2012 12:05:01 BDT
Daddy Coull says:
Scottish Rain - The Silencers

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 12:05:24 BDT
Last edited by the author on 23 Apr 2012 12:07:54 BDT
Scots Wha Hae

Her's a bloody awful modern version by The Real McKenzies

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYU67AX4xDY&feature=related

In reply to an earlier post on 23 Apr 2012 12:07:20 BDT
Daddy Coull says:
Australia - Manic Street Preachers

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 12:07:57 BDT
T. Franklin says:
Fake Mexican Tourist Blues - Kevin Ayers
The Rejected Mexican Pope Leaves The Stage - Frank Zappa
Mexican Radio - Wall Of Voodoo
Mexican Cousin - Phish
The Mexican Connection - Billy Joel
A Mexican Stand-Off - Elbow
Mexican Hitler - Doug Anthony All Stars

there's a theme here!

In reply to an earlier post on 23 Apr 2012 12:09:44 BDT
Do they all have somethuing to do with Fidel Castro?

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 12:13:22 BDT
Lez Lee says:
Hip Hop Armenia 20 by HipHop Armenia
Turkmenistan. aman aman
Don't Cry For Me Argentina

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 12:14:57 BDT
RAB says:
Ah, if only continents were allowed, I would have won this with Toto's mighty Africa. Name me another song that manages to fit Kilamanjaro and Serengeti in the same line.

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 12:18:01 BDT
Spanish Eyes, which does make you wonder what nationality his/her other parts are and/or what it is that is so superior about Spanish ones

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 12:29:20 BDT
Cuba by the Gibson Brothers

or in case you don't get it at first mention

Cuba Cuba by Ace of Base

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 12:30:55 BDT
Last edited by the author on 23 Apr 2012 14:47:04 BDT
RedAlFire says:
Lebanon - Human League
Jordan: The Comeback - Prefab Sprout
In Zaire - Johnny Wakelin
Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) - The Beatles
Norway - Antagonist
Lost In France - Bonnie Tyler
Sweden (All Quiet On The Eastern Front) - The Stranglers
Living In America - James Brown
Born In The U.S.A. - Bruce Springsteen
Finland - Monty Python Team
Egyptian Fantasy - Allan Toussaint
Egyptian Reggae - Jonathan Richman
Israel - Siouxsie & The Banshees
Israelites - Desmond Dekker
Turning Japanese - The Vapors
Big In Japan - Alphaville
Korean Bodega - Fun Lovin' Criminals
Vietnam - Crystal Castles
The Hungarian Suicide Song - Gloomy Sunday
Italians Do It Better - Alesha Dixon
Little Italy - China Crisis
Belgium - Bowling For Soup
Belgian Waffle - Al Twisted
Weekend In Monaco - Rippingtons
The Road To Morocco - Bob Hope & Bing Crosby
Congo Natty - Supa D & Pioneer
China - Tori Amos
China In My Hand - T'Pau
Spain - Chick Corea
Papua New Guinea - The Future Sound Of London
Fiji - Atlantis vs Avatar
Brazilian Love Affair - George Duke
Brazil Song - Vengaboys
Sudan - George Duke
Portuguese Love - Teena Marie
Funkin' For Jamaica - Tom Browne
Barbados - Typically Tropical
Back In The U.S.S.R. - The Beatles
Made In England - Elton John
Bahama Mama - Boney M
Venezuela - Harry Belafonte
Y Viva Espana - Sylvia
Colombian - Fun Lovin' Criminals
Uruguay - Natalia Oreiro
The Flowers Of Guatemala - R.E.M.
Peruvian Skies - Dream Theater
Honduras - The Gourds
Postcards From Paraguay - Mark Knopfler
Hunting Tigers Out In India - Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band
Indian Summer - The Doors
Beer In Mexico - Kenny Chesney
Bolivia - Ulf Sandberg Quartet
Voodoo Chile - Jimi Hendrix
Ecuador - Sash!
Switzerland - Bison
The Swiss Maid - Del Shannon
Belize - Shyne feat Notorious B.I.G.
Panama - Van Halen
B.U.R.M.A. - Dirty Pretty Things
First Thai - Jordan Foster
The Lowlands Of Holland - Susan McKeown
Double Dutch - Malcolm McLaren
Andorra - Colin Blunstone
Liechtenstein - Euphorbia
Luxembourg - Elvis Costello
A Night In Tunisia - Django Reinhardt & Dizzy Gillespie
Costa Rica - Vince Vaccaro
Van Dieman's Land - U2 (OK it's Tasmania now - part of Oz!)
Haiti - Arcade Fire
Formosa - Jennifer Avalon (Taiwan)
Cold Turkey - John Lennon
Lithuania - Jaga Jazzist
Satumaa (Finnish Tango) - Frank Zappa
Baby Finn - Ruarri Joseph
Segue:Algeria Touchshriek - David Bowie
German Lunch - Frank Zappa
White Car In Germany - The Associates
Madagascar - Guns 'n' Roses
Mozambique - Bob Dylan
The Martinique - Chris Barber

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 12:42:40 BDT
Gordon Dent says:
Cambodia
Holiday In Cambodia
Cambodia (Club Mix)
Cambodia (Album Version)

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 12:45:39 BDT
TheFoe says:
Australia - The Associates
If You Don't Jump, You're English - Gus Gus
Miss America - Blur
English Rose - The Jam
Mother Russia - The Sisters Of Mercy
Spanish Heart - 808 State

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 12:49:34 BDT
Last edited by the author on 23 Apr 2012 12:49:44 BDT
Huck Flynn says:
Canadian Railroad Trilogy - Gordon Lightfoot (one of the finest songs ever written IMO)

Inca Roads (Frank Zappa)

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 13:31:51 BDT
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Posted on 23 Apr 2012 13:33:46 BDT
Last edited by the author on 23 Apr 2012 13:40:27 BDT
Collette says:
For America - Red Box
Back In The USA - Linda Ronstadt
French Kissin' In The USA - Deborah Harry
Japanese Boy - Aneka

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 13:59:47 BDT
Last edited by the author on 23 Apr 2012 14:00:37 BDT
T. Franklin says:
Bolivian Ragamuffin - Aerosmith
Popemobile To Paraguay - Fatima Mansions
Mum's Gone To Iceland - Bennett
Man From Pakistan - Flaming Lips
We Hate You South African Bastards - Microdisney
Israel - Siouxsie & the Banshees
Malta Not For Sale - Norm Rejection
Finland Red, Egypt White - Sisters Of Mercy
Guns For The Afghan Rebels - Angelic Upstarts
Persian Love Song - Dead Can Dance
Panama - Van Halen
Sri Lanka Sex Hotel - Dead Milkmen
Slovakian Hell - Wumpscut
Costa Rica - Jakob Dylan
A Night In Tunisia - Dizzy Gillespie

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 14:17:28 BDT
RAB says:
Turning Japanese - The Vapours

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 14:27:20 BDT
...and lets not forget the 4 loveable mop tops Norwegian Wood

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 14:33:56 BDT
Given they were never that kean on rulers there are still many songs referring to th Fin(n)ish line

In reply to an earlier post on 23 Apr 2012 14:49:01 BDT
RedAlFire says:
It's number 4 in my list above Peter...! As you say...too good to be forgotten (didn't the Stylistics sign that?). Hope you're well...

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 15:48:07 BDT
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In reply to an earlier post on 23 Apr 2012 16:08:27 BDT
nocheese says:
That's the trouble with big long lists - nobody reads 'em.

In reply to an earlier post on 23 Apr 2012 16:15:43 BDT
RedAlFire says:
Thanks nc.....I'll add you to my fan club along with Lez. ;-)

In reply to an earlier post on 23 Apr 2012 18:30:06 BDT
Wharf Rat says:
You forgot Mexico - Jefferson Airplane TF!
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