You Will Live Under the Sea, this (quite beautiful) book assured me when I was a kid:
Well, I don’t think any of that’s quite going to work out. But here are three songs about the life submarinous:
236. The Beatles, “Yellow Submarine” (1966):
This song was presumably the inspiration for Hagbard Celine’s golden submarine in the Illuminatus books.
When I was in college, a parody song (not by me!) was in circulation, about students studying in the Cabot Science Library: Calc in A, and Chem in D / in the Cabot Library / We all live in the Cabot Library / Cabot Library, Cabot Library ….
237. The Beatles, “Octopus’s Garden” (1969):
I first heard this song as a kid as part of the soundtrack for an underwater nature film at San Diego’s Reuben H. Fleet Science Theatre:
238. Decemberists, “Mariner’s Revenge Song” (2005):
I’m ethically opposed to revenge, but aesthetically I often find it pleasing:
Plus an animated video:
And a partial other:
And a live-action cover version:
(The lead in this last oddly reminds me of Cary Elwes in The Princess Bride. The age gap between the two men looks a bit more than fifteen years, but ….)
(Clarificatory Edit: By “the two men” I don’t mean Cary Elwes and this guy; I mean this guy and his intracetaceous companion.)