What's the best song for the Dow's run?

Twitter users put their heads together to lay down the right soundtrack for the Dow's all-time highs Tuesday.

By Kim Peterson Mar 5, 2013 2:09PM
Man playing electric guitar - Simon Webb & Duncan Nicholls, OJO Images, Getty ImagesLook out, investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ($INDU) hit new all-time highs Tuesday. Is it the end of the world as we know it or are we movin' on up?

That's what creative thinkers on Twitter were discussing Tuesday, laying down the soundtrack for the day with song titles that best described what was happening to the market.

There were the obvious songs mentioned with the #DowSongs hashtag, such as "Defying Gravity" from the musical "Wicked." And "The Gambler" from Kenny Rogers probably applied to plenty of investors wondering Tuesday whether to hold stocks or walk away.

The non-investing world might be singing Morrissey's "We Hate it When Our Friends Become Successful," suggested one Twitter user. Another user thought (Fed) love lift us "Up Where We Belong" was a better descriptor.

Here are some of the other song titles that seemed especially relevant Tuesday:
  • "Sky's the Limit" from The Notorious B.I.G.
  • "Suicide is Painless," the theme song for the television show M*A*S*H.
  • "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles," a waltz published in 1919.
  • "Highway to Hell" from AC/DC.
  • "Don't Stop Me Now" from Queen.
  • "Ship of Fools" by dozens of artists.
  • "Rocket Man" from Elton John.
  • "Fly Me to the Moon," the hit standard from the 1950s.
  • "Candle in the Wind" from Elton John.
  • "Dog Days Are Over" from Florence + The Machine.
  • "Push it to the Limit" from the soundtrack for the film "Scarface."
Got any other songs that best describe the Dow Tuesday?


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12Comments
Mar 5, 2013 3:28PM
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Stupid waste of time and money. Just like twitter and face book.
Mar 5, 2013 9:23PM
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take it on the run r.e.o. speed wagon
Mar 5, 2013 8:18PM
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You notice it`s the bitter Republicans that are bearish?We`re making tons of money and those sour pusses are trying to find fault.Arn`t they sick of always being on the losing side.I`m having

hats made that say "DOW 15,000"The Repubs always wants to piss on a parade.

Mar 5, 2013 7:40PM
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I will offer three very appropriate songs:

 

1.  Tom Petty:  Free Fallin'

2.  Pink Floyd:  Money

3.  Tom Petty:  Runnin' Down a Dream

Mar 5, 2013 7:56PM
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Pink Floyd   "Coming Back to Life"
Mar 6, 2013 10:20AM
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The EAGLES.......Take it to the Limit....(one more time)
Mar 6, 2013 9:21AM
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Ben Bernanke singing a terrible cover version of "There ain't nothin' like the real thing (baby)".

Mar 5, 2013 10:29PM
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How about "That Jackhole in the White House prediction of doom and gloom was WRONG" by Ted Nugent
Mar 5, 2013 4:04PM
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How about "happy days".Corporate profits and a record amount of cash on the sideslines

means the market can go a lot higher.Invest in blue chips and live the American dream.

Mar 5, 2013 5:28PM
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A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall - Bob Dylan.
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