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    Some songs are just fun to dance to or tap your foot to. While other songs tell a story.

    These are a few of my favorite story telling songs in no particular order.

    Add your own favorites too!


    Uneasy Rider by Charlie Daniels

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMN7fGZW_BY


    One Piece At A Time by Johnny Cash (This video link actually shows the car!)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59H4S-a8Wj4


    The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald by Gordon Lightfoot

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99rOzMVtcx4


    Hot Rod Lincoln by Commander Cody And His Lost Planet Airmen

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQA9HdmKeoo


    Ode To Billy Joe by Bobbie Gentry

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZt5Q-u4crc


    A Horse With No Name by America

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDL02th72u4


    Copperhead Road by Steve Earle

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dc86_Weoye0


    Load Out & Stay by Jackson Browne

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL5_dfjFa8


    Ohio by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVi-DXOfnAM


    The Ballad of Curtis Lowe by Lynyrd Skynyrd

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CgJyLCTPLwI
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    ''Love Kills''-the Ramones is a song about Sid and Nancy.

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    "Boy Named Sue" by Johnny Cash

    "Children's Story" by Slick Rick

    "Love's Gonna Getcha" by Boogie Down Productions

    "This House Is Empty Now" by Elvis Costello with Burt Bacharach


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    Ballad of the Red-Headed Stranger - Willie Nelson

    R.I.P. Cyrano and Roxanne.

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    Good topic.

    Taxi by Harry Chapin
    Lyin' Eyes by the Eagles
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    The road goes on forever : Robert Earle Keen

    Abner Brown : Johnny Cash
    Long Black Veil: Johnny Cash
    Folsom Prison
    Good Chain Gang

    Desperados Waiting for a train : The Highwaymen

    Blues Man : Hank Jr.

    He stopped loving her today : George Jones

    Chances : Gearge Jones

    Hello Walls : Willie Nelson

    El Paso : Marty Robbins
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    "Dig Me I'm a Pigmy" by Doctor Goodfoot and the Toxic Socks
    "Strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!?

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    Lily, Rosemay and the Jack of Hearts by Dylan. Not one of his better known tunes, but fits the category very well.

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    A couple that come to mind:

    Mary Chapin Carpenter - Stones In The Road
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qm2GSVIWls4

    Peter Gabriel - The Family and the Fishing Net
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnSq_op45uw

    Alejandro Escovedo - 5 hearts breaking (sorry, no video)

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