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Dave Elder's Favorite Songs Playlist Master List

Beginning with Song 185, this page has links to the blog about the track. That's the point where Dave began publishing his writings at Blogspot, so this website remains the only place to read the earlier pieces.

2. High Time We Went - Joe Cocker / 3. Ghosts of San Miguel - Jeff Larson / 4. Big Boss Man - Grateful Dead / 5. Hot Burrito #2 - Flying Burrito Brothers / 6. Tell Me All the Things You Do - Fleetwood Mac / 7. Cornwall Blank - America / 8. Time and Changes - Brewer and Shipley / 9. Born in the U.S.A. - Bruce Springsteen / 10. Song for the Next War - Happy Joe (Joe Canzano) / 11. One for One - The Stone Poneys / 13. Carry On - Crosby Stills Nash and Young / 14. Zig Zag Wanderer - Captain Beefheart / 15. Penthouse Pauper - Creedence Clearwater Revival / 17. Treat Me Like Dirt - Patti Rothberg / 19. Glory Train - Johnny Rivers / 20. Love Like a Man - Ten Years After / 21. Reasons for Waiting - Jethro Tull / 22. Ain't That Loving You Baby - The Youngbloods / 24. Coal in the Riverboat - Bob Nichols / 25. Wasn't Born to Follow - The Byrds / 26. High Flyin' Bird - Richie Havens / 27. Rock and Roll Stew - Traffic / 28. Fresh Garbage - Spirit / 31. Backroad Driver - Gregg Cagno / 33. Union Square - Tom Waits / 34. Crazy for You - Madonna / 35. I Should Be the One - The Del Fuegos / 37. Thing Called Love - Bonnie Raitt / 38. Winter and I - Carol Denney / 39. Desire - U2 / 41. Tried to Be True - The Indigo Girls / 43. Rebels - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers / 44. Too Close to the Light - The Long Ryders / 45. Blow 'em Away - Chuck Brodsky / 46. Song for Katrina - Steve Forbert / 47. Some Dreams Come True - The Bangles / 48. Lost Sailor - Grateful Dead / 49. Saint of Circumstance - Grateful Dead / 51. Eye of the Hurricane - David Wilcox / 52. Chasin' the White Line Down - Dave's True Story / 54. Good-bye to You - Scandal / 55. Back Where I Started - Box of Frogs / 56. Soul Kitchen - The Doors / 60. Let the Sky Fall - Ten Years After / 61. Child of the Moon - The Rolling Stones / 62. Porterville - Creedence Clearwater Revival / 64. Station Man - Fleetwood Mac / 65. Jesus is Just All Right - The Byrds / 66. A Bitter Song - Bob Nichols / 70. We Can Be Together - Jefferson Airplane / 71. World in Changes - Dave Mason / 73. Raised to Be a Lady - Carol Denney / 75. All Strung Out Over You - The Chambers Brothers / 77. Space Cowboy - Steve Miller Band / 79. Revival - The Allman Brothers Band / 80. Bring Stones - Hugh Blumenfeld / 81. Fakin' It - Simon and Garfunkel / 82. Dark-eyed Woman - Spirit / 83. Fishes and Scorpions - Steve Stills / 84. I Used to Be a King - Graham Nash / 85. Gangster of Love - Steve Miller Band / 86. Born on the Bayou - Creedence Clearwater Revival / 87. Alternate Universe - Patti Rothberg / 88. Wash it Away - Black Lab / 89. Everything Zen - Bush / 90. Hit the Road Jack - Ray Charles / 91. Hitchin' a Ride - Green Day / 92. Fell on Black Days - Soundgarden / 93. Dream - The Cranberries / 95. Shine - Collective Soul / 97. No Excuses - Alice in Chains / 98. Smooth - Santana / 99. Found Out About You - Gin Blossoms / 100. A Change Would Do You Good - Sheryl Crow / 103. Kryptonite - 3 Doors Down / 105. Graduate - Third Eye Blind / 106. Cannonball - The Breeders / 107. Something Wild - John Hiatt / 108. The Day Roy Orbison Died - The Marys / 110. Texture - Catherine Wheel / 111. Get a Leg Up - John Mellencamp / 112. Fields of Gold - Sting / 113. Machine Head - Bush / 114. Prosethetic Head - Green Day / 115. Fireproof - Joe Giacoio / 116. Nothing to Say - Soundgarden / 118. I Will Not Take These Things For Granted - Toad the Wet Sprocket / 119. Down in a Hole - Alice in Chains / 120. I Want to Touch You - Catherine Wheel / 121. Loving a Hurricane - John Hiatt / 122. Break the Same Heart Twice - Terry Kitchen / 123. Something the Boy Said - Sting / 124. Glycerine - Bush / 125. Black Hole Sun - Soundgarden / 127. Rooster - Alice in Chains / 128. Last Ride In - Green Day / 129. Hand Me Down - Jeff Larson / 130. Had to Cry Today - Blind Faith / 131. Indian Sunset - Elton John / 133. You'd Better Think Twice - Poco / 135. Bargain - the Who / 136. Bean Boogie - Bob Nichols / 138. Song for Adam - Jackson Browne / 140. Friend of the Devil - Grateful Dead / 141. Midnight Rider - The Allman Brothers / 142. Me and My Uncle - Joni Mitchell / 143. The Riley Boys - Carol Denney / 144. Jumpin' Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones / 146. Eve of Destruction - Barry McGuire / 148. Sugar Bowl - Captain Beefheart / 149. Pretty Polly - Judy Collins / 150. King of Junk - Eddy Lawrence / 153. Homeward Bound - Simon and Garfunkel / 154. She Has Funny Cars - Jefferson Airplane / 155. Renaissance Fair - the Byrds / 156. Restless - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers / 157. Butt Dialed - Gregg Cagno / 158. Smokestack Lightning - Mike Harrison / 161. How Have You Been? - John Sebastian / 162. Small Change - Tom Waits / 164. Flicker - Patti Rothberg / 166. Drivin' Wheel - Tom Rush / 169. Cinnamon Girl - Neil Young / 170. Slim Slow Slider - Van Morrison / 171. Long-Haired Radical Socialist Jew - Hugh Blumenfeld / 172. Me and Baby Jane - Leon Russell / 173. Looks Like Rain - Bob Weir / 174. Been on a Train - Laura Nyro / 178. Beneath The Christmas Moon - Josh Joffen / 180. The Conductor Wore Black - Rank and File / 181. 11 O'Clock Tick Tock - U2 / 182. Rain on the Scarecrow - John Mellencamp / 183. Poke at the Pope - Donovan / 185. Drive All Night - Kelly Flint / 187. Wild Thing - The Troggs / 188. Wild Things - Cris Williamson / 189. Green, Green - The New Christy Minstrels / 190. Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way - Waylon Jennings / 191. Mama Tried - Merle Haggard / 193. Wail 'Til We Get Home - Lone Justice / 194. Born to Run - Emmylou Harris / 198. Crimson and Clover - Tommy James and the Shondells / 199. The Come Heres and the Been Heres - Chuck Brodsky / 200. Heart-Shaped Box - Nirvana / 201. Greenback Dollar - The Kingston Trio / 202. The Pusher - Steppenwolf / 203. As the Raven Flies - Dan Fogelberg / 204. Precious - the Pretenders / 206. The Winter Song - Jane Byaela / 207. Open Your Eyes - Lords of the New Church / 208. These Dreams - Heart / 210. Don't Tell Me What to Do - Pam Tillis / 211. I Get Around - The Beach Boys / 212. California Nights - Lesley Gore / 213. New Dirt Road - Richard Meyer / 214. Drift Away - Dobie Gray / 215. I Love Rock and Roll - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts / 217. Summer Breeze - Seals and Crofts / 218. Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash / 219. Feed the Tree - Belly / 220. Rain Soaked Cloud - Jeff Larson / 221. Rose of Cimarron - Poco / 223. Just Another Movie - Timbuk3 / 224. Six Days on the Road - Dave Dudley / 225. The Wheel - Jerry Garcia / 227. Carrie - Bob Nichols / 228. Good Time Charlie's Got the Blues - Danny O'keefe / 230. I Hear the Call - The Unforgiven / 231. Better Class of Losers - Randy Travis / 233. Move Over - Janis Joplin / 234. They're Building a Pipeline - Carol Denney / 235. Creepin' - Eric Church / 236. Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry / 237. Look Into the Future - Journey / 239. Take It Back - Reba McEntire / 240. That'll Be the Day - Buddy Holly and the Crickets / 241. Top of the World - Joe Canzano / 242. Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac / 245. A Simple Desultory Philipic - Simon and Garfunkel / 246. Girls Talk - Linda Ronstadt / 247. Respect Yourself - The Staples Singers / 248. Perfect Stranger - Patti Rothberg / 249. Ain't Wastin' Time No More - The Allman Brothers Band / 250. Step Right Up - Tom Waits / 251. Detroit City - Bobby Bare / 254. Mason-Dixon Line - The Long Ryders / 255. Snowflakes - Terry Kitchen / 258. Do It Again - Steely Dan / 259. Tomorrow is My Turn - The Fifth Estate / 260. Give Peace a Chance - The Plastic Ono Band / 261. Peace Love and Understanding - Elvis Costello / 263. Fire and Rain - James Taylor / 264. Mississippi Delta - Bobbie Gentry / 265. Upon the My-O-My - Captain Beefheart / 266. All My Ex's Live in Texas - George Strait / 267. Somebody to Love - Jefferson Airplane / 269. Bottom Rung - Jim Allen / 270. The Trip - Donovan / 271. Walk Like an Egyptian - The Bangles / 272. Running Down The Road - Arlo Guthrie / 273. Walk, Don't Run - The Ventures / 274. If I Was Your Man - Joan Osborne / 276. I'm From New Jersey - John Gorka / 277. Jealous Bone - Patty Loveless / 278. Upstairs By a Chinese Lamp - Laura Nyro / 279. Coyote - Rank and File / 280. White Room - Cream / 281. Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On - Jerry Lee Lewis / 282. The Pause of Mr. Claus - Arlo Guthrie / 283. Gravedigger - Richard Julian / 284. Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival / 285. Crazy Ones - John Mellencamp / 287. Why Not Me - The Judds / 288. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin / 289. Let Go - From Good Homes / 290. I Was a Loner - Monty Delaney / 291. Midnight Confessions - The Grass Roots / 292. Smuggler's Blues - Glenn Frey / 294. Matchbox - Carl Perkins / 295. Car Wheels on a Gravel Road - Lucinda Williams / 296. Wild One - Thin Lizzy / 297. Daddy Turned Grey - John Sonntag / 298. Swinging Doors - Merle Haggard / 300. Peter Gunn - Henry Mancini / 301. Honky Tonkin' - Hank Williams / 302. Monday, Monday - The Mamas and the Papas / 303. Green Grass - Gary Lewis and the Playboys / 304. A Faraway Girl - Jeff Larson / 305. Facts About Cats - Timbuk3 / 306. Born to Be Wild - Steppenwolf / 307. Dust My Broom - Elmore James / 308. After Midnight - J.J. Cale / 310. My Tennessee Mountain Home - Dolly Parton / 311. Drugs in the White House - Bob Nichols / 312. The Court of the Crimson King - King Crimson / 313. Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Pat Benatar / 314. The Letter - The Box Tops / 315. The Letter - The Arbors / 316. The Letter - Joe Cocker / 317. Saint Augustine in Hell - Sting / 318. Wonderful Me - Carol Denney / 319. Feel Like Makin' Love - Bad Company / 320. Thanks a Lot - Third Eye Blind / 322. It's the End of the World - R.E.M. / 323. The Crystal Ship - The Doors / 324. Honky Tonk Man - Dwight Yoakam / 325. This One's Mine - Patti Rothberg / 326. Mr. Tambourine Man - The Byrds/ 328. Move It on Over - Hank Williams / 329. Sisters of Mercy - Leonard Cohen / 330. Jack Straw - The Grateful Dead / 331. In a Different Light - The Bangles / 332. On Christmas I Got Nothing - Chuck Brodsky / 333. Try (just a little bit harder) - Janis Joplin / 334. Snow - Jesse Winchester / 335. Skateaway - Dire Straits / 336. Maybellene - Chuck Berry / 337. Incense and Peppermints - Strawberry Alarm Clark / 338. Rednecks - Randy Newman / 339. All About Love - Wendy Beckerman / 340. I Am a Rock - Simon and Garfunkel / 341. Over My Head - Fleetwood Mac / 342. Righteous Love - Joan Osborne / 343. Drivin' My Life Away - Eddie Rabbitt / 344. Love Child - Diana Ross & The Supremes / 345. Takin' It to the Streets - The Doobie Brothers / 346. The Favor - Terry Kitchen / 347. Rock and Roll Music - Chuck Berry / 348. One Way Out - The Allman Brothers Band / 349. Don't Let the Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man) - The Serendipity Singers / 350. Magic Be - Captain Beefheart / 351. (I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle - Hank Williams / 352. These Boots Are Made for Walkin' - Nancy Sinatra / 353. California Rail - Jeff Larson / 354. Foreplay/Long Time - Boston / 355. Down Under - Men at Work / 356. Time of the Season - The Zombies / 357. There Goes My Heart Again - Holly Dunn / 358. It's Not My Cross to Bear - The Allman Brothers Band / 359. My City Was Gone - The Pretenders / 360. Company Men - Bob Nichols / 361. You Keep Me Hangin' On - Vanilla Fudge / 362. Gloria - U2 / 363. All Shook Up - Elvis Presley / 364. Little Bit O' Soul - The Music Explosion / 365. Metal Firecracker - Lucinda Williams / 366. La Grange - ZZ Top / 367. The Cruel Lullaby - Carol Denney / 368. Gentle on My Mind - Glen Campbell / 369. It's a Little Too Late - Tanya Tucker / 370. San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers In Your Hair) - Scott McKenzie / 371. Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford / 372. London Calling - The Clash / 373. A Summer Song - Chad and Jeremy / 374. Everybody Woke Up Green - Joe Canzano / 375. Political Science (Let's Drop the Big One Now) - Randy Newman / 376. Magnolia - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers / 377. Sundown - Rank and File / 378. Season of the Witch - Donovan / 379. Learning the Game - Buddy Holly / 380. Yankee Lady - Jesse Winchester / 381. Life is Hard Enough - Terry Kitchen / 382. Downtown - Petula Clark / 383. I Hear You Knocking - Fats Domino / 384. Coyote - Joni Mitchell / 385. I Fall To Pieces - Patsy Cline / 386. Truckin' - the Grateful Dead / 387. Leroy The Redneck Reindeer - Joe Diffie / 388. The Butt Song - Fast Folk Ensemble / 389. Should I Stay or Should I Go - The Clash / 390. Too Much of Nothing - Peter, Paul and Mary / 391. The Tennessee Waltz - Pee Wee King / 392. The Brand New Tennessee Waltz - Jesse Winchester / 393. Rusty Cage - Soundgarden / 394. Without a Word of Warning - Gary Lewis & the Playboys / 395. Toward the Road On the Left - Jim Bruno / 396. Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival / 397. Melting Pot - John Mellencamp / 398. If You Could Read My Mind - Gordon Lightfoot / 399. Tom Dooley - The Kingston Trio / 400. (I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone - The Monkees / 401. Walk This Way - Aerosmith / 402. The Part That Repeats - Gregg Cagno / 403. Magic Carpet Ride - Steppenwolf

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