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Fifteen Dust Songs To Celebrate Fiftieth Anniversary of Derby Winner

Updated on May 5, 2020

Kentucky, not typically a state known for progressive ideas, hosted a huge breakthrough in women's equality exactly fifty years ago. Since it is the first weekend in May, you could correctly assume the historic event had something to do with the Kentucky Derby.

Right there at Churchill Downs on May 2, 1970, Diane Crump became the first woman to compete as a jockey in the Derby. She rode the horse Fathom, who finished fifteenth.

The winning horse was named Dust Commander, so we should celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of his Derby championship. For that occasion, allow me to offer this play list of songs that all include the word "dust" in their titles.

1. Dust in the Wind by Kansas
Point of Know Return's biggest single almost seems worthy as the follow up to the band's huge breakthrough, "Carry on Wayward Son."

2. Pups To Dust by Modest Mouse
Isaac Brock included this track on Strangers To Ourselves which, now five years later, is still their most recent album.

3. Tomorrow's Dust by Tame Impala.
In an almost Morrissey-like fashion, Kevin Market's chorus on this The Slow Rush track says "The air of today is tomorrow's dust."

4. Gold Dust Woman by Fleetwood Mac
Like all ten other tracks on Rumours, this Stevie Nicks tune has endured for four decades.

5. Talking Dust Bowl Blues by Woody Guthrie
Arlo's and Bob Dylan's folk idol could have a dozen songs on this list, including "Dusty Old Dust" and "Going Down This Old Dusty Road."

6. Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
We learn in the first line that the title character played guitar, and the bugs mentioned were his backing band.

7. Another One Bites the Dust by Queen
Bassist John Deacon composed this thumping The Game hit, which has since become a staple at sporting events all over the country.

8. Dust and Ashes by Josh Groban
Its gorgeous melody is almost too sweet for such a somber title.

9. Dust N' Bones by Guns N Roses
Here we have a rare case in which a song's title almost rhymes with the band who sings it.

10. Dust Bowl Dance by Mumford and Sons
The alt-country outfit beckons Woody Guthrie on this track.

11. Angel Dust by New Order
In spite of the title of this Brotherhood track, no harps can be heard.

12. Dust on My Boots by Jerry Jeff Walker
File this number along with the folk singer's other popular works, such as songs about a railroad lady and a dancer named Bojangles.

13. Dust on My Saddle by Seals and Croft
Hits about a hummingbird and the title track, along with this lesser known ballad, make Summer Breeze the duo's most popular album.

14. Handful of Dust by Loudon Wainwright
Visits to the doctor and pictures of a little sister appear on History, the album which ends with this bit of acoustic philosophy.

15. Dusty Rooms by Barenaked Ladies
Fake Nudes came out after Steven Page had left, so co-founder Ed Robertson has carried on the indie pop as its lone front man.

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