so good ya just gotta sing about 'em !
(these are all excerpts not the whole track)
Can you think of any other make of car mentioned so much in songs?
No, neither can I!
Grandaddy - Saddest
Vacant Lot In All The World
'He's so drunk he's passed out in the Datsun parked out in the hot sun'
Peter Lehndorff sings about his yellowdatsun.mp3
Nas raps about a brown Datsun in The Message
Thanks Ian for spotting that one.
THE DATSUNS, a rock band from Newzealand seem to have sprung out of
nowhere and are getting pretty popular here in the UK. Here they are on
BBC's Top of the Pops, Oct 2002
sample of hoochie mama
"Size 14" did a great track called rolling
in the 5-1-0, 510 is of course a model of Datsun. Lyrics include
a Japanese Juggernaut, you better get out the way!" This is definately
one of my favourite Datsun tunes!
R&B tune called broke
by Cassius Henry mentions Datsun Sunny!
How about this, a great surf-rock
style song by a band called Sandy, who I assume are Australian. It's
being in school and drawing Datsun Homer Vans and surf boards, joining
tables together and using a ruler as a gearstick and dreaming they were
driving the "Datsun Homer Van" all over the place. Homer
Captain pleasure sings "we're doing
doughies in the 180B" in this track 500k
based on a real life experience that involved evading the police in a
and crashing into a cow. (!)
Spoon did a funky track called Datsun
Jethro Tull singing "Buy me a Datsun
or Toyota" in Lap of
Or there's this 1992 song by Thomas
Dolby called I Love You Goodbye
is mentioned a couple of times. "Like the time we stole a Datsun" and
the Sherif tells him to "drive this dirty Datsun into the gulf of
I have joined both bits in one file 143k Mp3
Devo sing "Jonee jumped in his Datsun, drove out on the expressway.."
Back Jonee 250k Mp3
There's "Drive their Shiny Datsuns & Buicks" in All
I Wanna Do by Joanne
there is also a version of this by Cheryl Crow 120k Mp3
The Beach boys did a song called
Cherry Coupe but I'm afraid that has nothing to do with
but you can pretend can't you? 140k Mp3
Pete Rock and CL Smooth sing "Why didn't I drive a Benz not a
Datsun" in In the House (Well
I could answer that one but..) 260k Mp3
There's a Datsun song by an Australian guy, Steve Adams on Mp3.com
Seems to call it a "Datto" as do other Auzzies.
take a butchers. Here's a taster (gosh what a fantastic singer, ahem!)
Datsun Song (excerpt) .Mp3 The cover of this cd features a 610
There is a "Cornershop" CD
featuring track 13 - Summer Fun In a Beat
Datsun 150k mp3
There is a guy from Finland called Ismo Alanko who has a new album
out called Sisäinen Solarium (Inside Solarium).
There is a track on the album called Datsun.200k
There is an Australian group called
the Nissan Cedrics, but the two female singers have never been heard to
sing about their namesake car :(
Joni Mitchell must be a Datsun fan, not one but two of her albums
a B110 2 door.
An album by the Cruel Sea has a B210 coupe on
! More closet Datsun fans me thinks
to Alan Bent for this picture
On a trip to Norway, we discovered
a Norweigan band called "Datsun". They are a heavy rock band, with some
lyrics that don't leave much to the imagination. This is their album,
in 1999, Preaching the Gospel of Porn.
there was a band called "Jump in Your Datsun" who were from Bognor, UK,
in the early eighties. UPDATE: YES! One of the band members Emailled
See this page
There was also more recently, a
band called Stumpy Drives a Datsun, who were from somewhere else on the
South coast. UPDATE 28.08.2012 Craig called from Stumpy and told me about a youtube vid of their band, see it here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ps2-GEKBK5U