Poll Results: The SurvivalBlog Party Mix

We’ve tallied the 75+ reader responses to our recent poll on your favorite music with a survival or preparedness theme. Based on the responses, I can see that a large number of our readers are rock-‘n-roll fans. The Top 10 tunes mentioned were (in descending order of popularity):

1.) “Silent Running”, by Mike and The Mechanics

2.) “Its The End Of The World As We Know It”, by R.E.M.

3.) “A Country Boy Can Survive” by Hank Williams, Jr.

4.) “Eve of Destruction” by Barry McGuire (Buffalo Springfield ‘s rendition of the same song was also mentioned.)

5.) “Don’t Fear the Reaper” by Blue Öyster Cult

6.) “Riding the Storm Out” by REO Speedwagon

7.) “Bad Moon Rising” by Credence Clearwater Revival

8.) “Lawyers, Guns and Money” by Warren Zevon

9.) “The Man Comes Around” by Johnny Cash

10.) “We Won’t Get Fooled Again” by The Who

Other songs not in the top 10, but still mentioned by more than one reader included: “I Won’t Back Down” by Tom Petty, “Thank God for the Renegades” by Steve Vaus, “Everybody Knows” by Leonard Cohen (a cover by The Duhks was also mentioned), “Going by the Book”, by Johnny Cash, “Political Science” by Randy Newman, “Copperhead Road” by Steve Earl, “March of Cambreadth” by Heather McDonald, and “You Do Your Thing” by Montgomery Gentry.

Just to cheer you up after all this Gloom und Doom, listen to this song that was mentioned by three SurvivalBlog readers: “Are the Good Times Really Over for Good?”, by Merle Haggard.