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In celebration of Banned Books Week, listen to songs that are inspired by literary works.

Adam Zerman, Business Manager

Ghost of Tom Joad — Bruce Springsteen: About Tom Joad from “The Grapes of Wrath”
Ballad of Tom Joad — Woody Guthrie: About Tom Joad from “The Grapes of Wrath”
Love Story — Taylor Swift: Connected to “Romeo and Juliet”
Saint Huck — Nick Cave & the Bad Seed: Inspired by “ The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”
White Rabbit — Jefferson Airplane: About Alice from “Alice in Wonderland”
Tom Sawyer — Rush: Inspired by “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”
Sympathy For The Devil — The Rolling Stones: Inspired by “Master and the Margarita”
For Whom the Bell Tolls — Metallica: Based on “For Whom the Bell Tolls”
Atticus — Noisettes: Mentions Atticus Finch from “To Kill a Mockingbird”
Bonus! Pink Floyd’s album “Animals” is about the novel “Animal Farm.”

Click here to access the online playlist.