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The album "School Day 2, Garbage Day 4" recorded in 2000 by the hip-hop artists Park-Like Setting has one track called "Physics" which stays pretty topical. And there's another track titled "Astronomy" whose lyrics go:

I'm the illustrated man - blinding you science
Applying my findings to the latest home appliance
Available in stores for the holiday season
School tours visit the factory and want to know the reason
That I got my Ph.D., so i could be
working at Black and decker, developing crap you dont need
A remote control blender, cordless paint stripper
I've become jaded since the day I'd watch the big dipper
and believe the key to the future's scientific
Look back on my life and remember the specific
day - I say the difference between my wants and what I had to do
The first resume I sent was to NASA
Since I saw my first shuttle launch I feel I am
Simply born to give my life to the space program
So i took every course that I could in astronomy
Particle physics, engineering and philosophy
As an elective, the thought of a god
Who makes a universe to beautiful could not be a fraud
But it came crashing down when I got the rejection
letter - due to the fact that it was an election
year - and the taxpayers didnt want to pay for rockets
so NASA cut the number of launches
down drastically - because the public lost interest in mars
and instead focused their attention on fancy cars
expensive clothes - beautiful people
television, commercialism and other forms of evil
I started a family, and then found employment
at Black & Decker, never been a source of enjoyment
cause I wanted to travel in space
But instead I make appliances that save space on your counter top
Made of space-age plastic - rugged for the workshop
and they make the perfect gift
I wish I would have lived
In the time of the cold war,
Cause now there's no more jobs for people
of science like me
A young man in love with Astronomy...

It's a good hip-hop album, mellow and chilled out, give them a listen....

What about songs that aren't about physics but make you think about physics, by the way? Sade's "Smooth Operator" always puts me in mind of quantum mechanics, and the phrase "make him lift you to a higher ground" in Madonna's "Express Yourself" never fails to evoke Schwinger's raising and lowering operators. I don't know what this says about me.

And what about 'as time goes by'? At least, taking into account the part of the song which is usually not sung (the beginning) which contains the following gem amongst others:

Yet we get a trifle weary
With Mr. Einstein's theory

To be sung everytime doing classical general relativity! more at:

A banjoist friend wrote the following original song about Einstein.
tabs included.

Einstein's Theory
words by Chris Schwartz

[swingy, slow but cheery]

Einstein (G) puzzled -- He missed a (D7) constant
He was off /by Omega (G) L
He added in /the extra (D7) factor
And kept the universe/ from going to hell.

Einstein's (C) Theory
is kind of (G) eerie
but it's a (D7)theory
that really (G) sells
So let's (C)hear it
for Einstein's (G)theory
it will prot-(D7)ect
us from our (G)selves!

Now if a man /got on his spaceship
and traveled speeeeeds/ very bold
he would find/ that when he got ho-ome
that all../ his friends were old

Now that black holes /and neutron stars are
observaaations/ quite mundane
But WITHout/ General Theory
The Einstein Cross/ would have no name

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    • Heavy G
      The perfect pick-me-up when gravity gets you down.
      2 oz Tequila
      2 oz Triple sec
      2 oz Rose's sweetened lime juice
      7-Up or Sprite
      Mix tequila, triple sec and lime juice in a shaker and pour into a margarita glass. (Salted rim and ice are optional.) Top off with 7-Up/Sprite and let the weight of the world lift off your shoulders.
    • Listening to the Drums of Feynman
      The perfect nightcap after a long day struggling with QED equations.
      1 oz dark rum
      1/2 oz light rum
      1 oz Tia Maria
      2 oz light cream
      Crushed ice
      1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
      In a shaker half-filled with ice, combine the dark and light rum, Tia Maria, and cream. Shake well. Strain into an old fashioned glass almost filled with crushed ice. Dust with the nutmeg, and serve. Bongos optional.
    • Combustible Edison
      Electrify your friends with amazing pyrotechnics!
      2 oz brandy
      1 oz Campari
      1 oz fresh lemon juice
      Combine Campari and lemon juice in shaker filled with cracked ice. Shake and strain into chilled cocktail glass. Heat brandy in chafing dish, then ignite and pour into glass. Cocktail Go BOOM! Plus, Fire = Pretty!
    • Hiroshima Bomber
      Dr. Strangelove's drink of choice.
      3/4 Triple sec
      1/4 oz Bailey's Irish Cream
      2-3 drops Grenadine
      Fill shot glass 3/4 with Triple Sec. Layer Bailey's on top. Drop Grenadine in center of shot; it should billow up like a mushroom cloud. Remember to "duck and cover."
    • Mad Scientist
      Any mad scientist will tell you that flames make drinking more fun. What good is science if no one gets hurt?
      1 oz Midori melon liqueur
      1-1/2 oz sour mix
      1 splash soda water
      151 proof rum
      Mix melon liqueur, sour mix and soda water with ice in shaker. Shake and strain into martini glass. Top with rum and ignite. Try to take over the world.
    • Laser Beam
      Warning: may result in amplified stimulated emission.
      1 oz Southern Comfort
      1/2 oz Amaretto
      1/2 oz sloe gin
      1/2 oz vodka
      1/2 oz Triple sec
      7 oz orange juice
      Combine all liquor in a full glass of ice. Shake well. Garnish with orange and cherry. Serve to attractive target of choice.
    • Quantum Theory
      Guaranteed to collapse your wave function:
      3/4 oz Rum
      1/2 oz Strega
      1/4 oz Grand Marnier
      2 oz Pineapple juice
      Fill with Sweet and sour
      Pour rum, strega and Grand Marnier into a collins glass. Add pineapple and fill with sweet and sour. Sip until all the day's super-positioned states disappear.
    • The Black Hole
      So called because after one of these, you have already passed the event horizon of inebriation.
      1 oz. Kahlua
      1 oz. vodka
      .5 oz. Cointreau or Triple Sec
      .5 oz. dark rum
      .5 oz. Amaretto
      Pour into an old-fashioned glass over (scant) ice. Stir gently. Watch time slow.