Fav Story-Songs of the Past 6 Decades

(The greatest 20th century storyteller in song?)

I still play and sing, mostly from the 50s-60s-70s, folk and rock. Nothing like a good story or a narrative outline/context in music.

All Along the Watchtower (Dylan)
April Come She Will (Simon & Garfunkle)
As I Went Out One Morning (Dylan)
Born at the Right Time (Simon)
Brown-Eyed Girl (Van Morrison)
Bus Stop (Hollies)
Catch the Wind (Donovan)
The City of New Orleans (Arlo Guthrie)
Country Roads (John Denver)
Cry Baby Cry (Beatles)
Dangling Conversation (S & G)
Day in the Life (Beatles)
Doesn’t Anybody Know My Name (Rod McKuen)                                                                      Eleanor Rigby (Beatles)
Fields of Gold (Sting)
Four Strong Winds (Ian & Sylvia)
The Gambler (Kenny Rogers)
Garden Party (Rick Nelson)
The Green Green Grass of Home
Greenfields (Brothers Four)
The Gypsy Rover
His Latest Flame (Elvis Presley)
A Horse with No Name (America)
If You Could Read My Mind (Gordon Lightfoot)
Jamaica Farewell (Harry Belafonte)
Lady Godiva (Peter & Gordon)
Leavin’ on a Jet Plane (Peter, Paul & Mary)
Lemon Tree
Love Potion #9 (Searchers)
Margaritaville (Jimmy Buffet)
Me and You and a Dog Named Boo
Mr. Spaceman (Byrds)
My Back Pages (Byrds)
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (Joan Baez)
Nova Scotia Farewell (Ian & Sylvia)
Penny Lane (Beatles)
Polly Von (Peter, Paul & Mary)
Secret Agent Man (Johnny Rivers)
Semi-Detached Suburban Mr. James (Manfred Mann)
She’s Leaving Home (Beatles)
Sit Down Young Stranger (Gordon Lightfoot)
Song for a Winter’s Night (Lightfoot)
Sound of Silence (S & G)
Stewball (PPM)
Stop! Stop! Stop! (Hollies)
Summer Breeze (Seals & Crofts)
Sunny Afternoon (Kinks)
Suzanne (Cohen)
This Wheels on Fire (Dylan)
Tijuana Jail (Kingston Trio)
Times They Are-A-Changin’ (Dylan)
Two of Us (Beatles)
Undun (Guess Who)
Walk Away Renee (Left Banke)
A Well-Respected Man (Kinks)
When I Was Young (Animals)
When the Ship Comes in (Dylan)
Where Have All the Flowers Gone? (Kingston Trio)
A Worried Man (Kingston Trio)
Wreck of the John B. (Jimmy Rodgers)

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