Kingdom Key

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Book 1: Searching For the Kingdom Key

Book 2: Shadows of the Night
Book 3: Too Long a Soldier 

Book 4: Dirty Deeds
Book 5: Purgatory
Book 6: Out of the Ruins

Book 7: There and Back Again

Book 8 Ties That Bind
Book 9:  Rise
Book 10: Dream On

Music figures large in the telling of this saga.
Soundtrack lists are for listening to while you read, if you so choose. They help to set the tone for the novels.
Some of the most important songs are listed below with links to lyrics.

For simplicity (and for now), songs are sorted first by artist and then the albums on which they appear.

Pat Benatar

Every Benatar song is included,
but these are the ones most frequently referenced.

 

If You Think You Know How to Love Me  Lyrics

In the Heat of the Night       Lyrics

Not You Don’t                       Lyrics

Purchase Heat of the Night

 

Promises in the Dark            Lyrics

Helter Skelter                          Lyrics

Purchase Precious Time

 

Shadows of the Night           Lyrics

Silent Partner                          Lyrics

Purchase  Get Nervous

 

Painted Desert          Lyrics

Outlaw Blues         (acoustic)   Lyrics

Purchase Tropico

 

Walking in the Underground              Lyrics

Big Life  Lyrics

Red Vision             Lyrics

Purchase Seven the Hard Way

 

Outlaw Blues                          Lyrics

Purchase Best Shots
This is the electrified version.
The acoustic is on the
Tropico album

 

Too Long a Soldier   Lyrics               

All Fired Up                           Lyrics

Let’s Stay Together              Lyrics

Don’t Walk Away                Lyrics

Cerebral Man                          Lyrics

Wide Awake in Dreamland                Lyrics

Purchase Wide Awake in Dreamland

 

True Love               Lyrics

Evening   Lyrics

Don’t Happen No More  Lyrics

Purchase True Love

 

Kingdom Key                         Lyrics  

Everybody Lay Down Lyrics

Ties that Bind                         Lyrics

Disconnected                          Lyrics

Crazy                                         Lyrics

Sanctuary                                Lyrics

Rise (Part 2)                            Lyrics

                 Purchase Gravity’s Rainbow

 

Rise (pt 1)              
Same Lyrics but rockin’ electrified

 available on Synchronistic Wanderings

 

Strawberry Wine   Lyrics
River of Love                        
Lyrics

Purgatory                                 Lyrics

Papa’s Roses                           Lyrics

Angry                                        Lyrics

At This Time                          Lyrics

In These Times      Lyrics

Purchase Innamorata

 

Go                             Lyrics
Have It All            
Lyrics

Sorry                       Lyrics

Not currently available

for digital download.
Buy a new or used cd copy of GO here.

 

Days of the New

 

Flight Response     Lyrics

The Real                                  Lyrics

Enemy                                       Lyrics

Weapon & the Wound   Lyrics

Take Me Back Then             Lyrics

Bring Yourself       Lyrics

I Think                                      Lyrics

Phobics of Tragedy               Lyrics

Not the Same                          Lyrics

Provider                   Lyrics

Last One                                  Lyrics

Purchase the Green album

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daughtry

Crashed   Lyrics

What I Want          Lyrics

There and Back Again   Lyrics

Purchase Daughtry

 

AC/DC

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap     Lyrics

Purchase the CD Dirty Deeds
Done Dirt Cheap

I have a live version purchased on Google Playoff a compilation called Rocks Greatest Hits Live

 

George Michael

Father Figure         Lyrics

Hard Day                Lyrics

Monkey   Lyrics

Purchase Faith

 

Ozzy Osborne

Crazy Train                             Lyrics

No More Tears      Lyrics

Mama I’m Comin’ Home    Lyrics

Purchase Ozman Cometh

 

Judas Priest

You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’  Lyrics

Purchase Screamin’ for Vengeance

 

INXS — Devil Inside  Lyrics

Purchase Kick

 

David Bowie

As the World Falls Down    Lyrics

Purchase the soundtrack to Labyrinth

 

Seal — Kiss From a Rose   Lyrics

Purchase  Seal

 

Lisa Loeb — Stay   Lyrics

Purchase  Tails

 

Duran Duran — Wild Boys  Lyrics

Purchase Arena

 

Metallica — Enter Sandman  Lyrics

Purchase  Metallica

 

Eurythmics

Here Comes the Rain Again               Lyrics

Love is a Stranger                 Lyrics

Missionary Man    Lyrics

I Need a Man                          Lyrics

Purchase Greatest Hits

 

Chumbawamba

Tubthumping                          Lyrics

Purchase Radio Waves of the '90s: Pop Hits

 

The Motels

Only the Lonely    Lyrics

Purchase the Essential Collection

 

Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

Do You Wanna Touch    Lyrics

Bad Reputation      Lyrics

Hate Myself for Loving You              Lyrics

Fetish      Lyrics

Purchase Here

 

Def Leppard

Let It Go                 Lyrics

Pour Some Sugar on Me      Lyrics

Women   Lyrics

Purchase Here

 

 

Aerosmith

Dream On   Lyrics

 

Heart

Never                       Lyrics

Barracuda               Lyrics

Magic Man             Lyrics

Purchase Heart on Amazon

 

Journey

Any Way You Want It         Lyrics

Don’t Stop Believin’                             Lyrics

Open Arms                                               Lyrics

Chain Reaction                       Lyrics

Wheel in the Sky                    Lyrics

Purchase Journey on Amazon

 

Stevie Nicks

 

Edge of Seventeen                Lyrics

Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around  Lyrics

Purchase Bella Donna

 

Wild Heart                              Lyrics

If Anyone Falls     Lyrics

Enchanted                                Lyrics

Gate and Garden   Lyrics

Nightbird                                 Lyrics

Nothing Ever Changes Lyrics

Purchase Wild Heart

 

Whole Lotta Trouble                             Lyrics

Rooms on Fire                                         Lyrics

Purchase Other Side of the Mirror

 

Fleetwood Mac

The Chain               Lyrics

Gold Dust Woman                Lyrics

Gypsy                       Lyrics

Dreams    Lyrics

Purchase The Very Best of

 

Selena Gomez & The Scene

Love You Like a Love Song              Lyrics

Purchase on Amazon

 

Mr. Mister — Broken Wings  Lyrics

Purchase on Amazon

 

The Fixx

One Thing Leads to Another              Lyrics

Purchase Reach the Beach

 

Chris De Burgh

Lady in Red — Lyrics

Don’t Pay the Ferryman — Lyrics

Purchase The Lady in Red: Very Best
of Chris De Burgh

 

Charlie Daniels Band

Devil Went Down to Georgia — Lyrics

Purchase on Amazon

 

Bonnie Tyler

Total Eclipse of the Heart — Lyrics

Holding Out for a Hero — Lyrics

Purchase on Amazon

 

Whitesnake

Love Ain’t No Stranger — Lyrics

Slow ‘n’ Easy — Lyrics

Slide It In — Lyrics

Still of the Night — Lyrics

Purchase Definitive Collection

 

Billy Idol

Rock the Cradle of Love     Lyrics

To Be a Lover                         Lyrics