I am doing a project where i need to think of 6 songs Holden Caulfield would like. What are some suggestions for songs that he would like?Catcher in the Rye

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lynnebh eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Hmmm - a few come to mind. How about "Nowhere Man" by the Beatles? Or "American Idiot" by Greenday. Then there is "Faceless Man" by Creed. In the Country-Western vein, perhaps "Take this Job and Shove It." Also "Walking in My Shoes" by Depeche Mode and "Losing My Religion" by REM (these last ones are about alienation). "Forever Young" by Joan Baez - written by Bob Dylan (this song could relate to Holden's fear of growing up). Many songs by Bob Dylan would work - "Beyond Here Lies Nothing" or "Desloation Row" or "Life is Hard" or "Only a Pawn in their Game" or "Subterranean Homesick Blues" (you can tell what generation I am from!)

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