Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ by the Beatles: The Lennon-McCartney song ‘Lucy in the Sky.
Firework’ by Katy Perry: Katy Perry’s 2010 hit ‘Firework’ draws its inspiration from Jack Kerouac’s.
Clocks’ by Coldplay: Although it is perhaps an overstatement to attribute the entire Coldplay song.
Wuthering Heights’ by Kate Bush: Perhaps the most famous song to be based on a novel is Kate Bush’s debut single.
Bohemian Rhapsody’ by Queen: The monumental success of Queen’s 1975 epic song ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.
Don’t Stand So Close to Me’ by The Police: This 1980 hit song by The Police tells the story.
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ by Elton John: Elton John’s ballad ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ is about giving up.
Banana Co’ by Radiohead: The Radiohead song ‘Banana Co’ appears on the band’s second EP.
Hurricane’ by Thirty Seconds to Mars: Although it does not directly.
Ramble On’ by Led Zeppelin: There are a number of Led Zeppelin songs inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic series.
Sympathy for the Devil’ by the Rolling Stones: Mick Jagger cites two sources of inspiration for this 1968 Rolling Stones song.
Animals’ by Pink Floyd: Animals’ is actually a full album, rather than a song. When it was released.
We Are the Dead’ by David Bowie: There are a number of tracks on David Bowie’s 1974 album ‘Diamond Dogs.
Song for Clay’ by Bloc Party: Bloc Party’s ‘Song For Clay,’ which appears on the band’s 2007 album.