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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.

465. All I Want to Do is Dance - John Sonntag / 464. Don't Go Near the Water - Sammy Kershaw / 463. Let It Ride - Bachman-Turner Overdrive / 462. Those Were the Days - Mary Hopkin / 461. Sweet Little Sixteen - Chuck Berry / 460. Whenever We Wanted - John Mellencamp / 459. Sookie Sookie - Steppenwolf / 458. Somebody to Do That For - Ilene Weiss / 457. Peaceful Easy Feeling - The Eagles / 456. Big Time in the Jungle - Old Crow Medicine Show / 455. Sympathy For The Devil - The Rolling Stones / 453. Lives in the Balance - Jackson Browne / 452. Kicks - Paul Revere & The Raiders / 451. Build a Bridge from Both Sides - Terry Kitchen / 450. Centerfold - The J. Geils Band / 449. War Pigs - Black Sabbath / 448. Your Auntie Grizelda - the Monkees / 447. Busted - Johnny Cash / 446. Good Lovin' - the Young Rascals / 445. Good Lovin' Gone Bad - Bad Company / 444. Workers - Joe Canzano / 443. Hey Joe - The Jimi Hendrix Experience / 442. Blood and Fire - the Indigo Girls / 441. Bird Song - Jerry Garcia / 440. Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins / 439. Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town - Bruce Springsteen / 438. Just Dropped In - Kenny Rogers & The First Edition / 437. Happy Little World - Chuck Brodsky / 436. Magic Man - Heart / 435. Eight Miles High - The Byrds / 434. Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2 / 433. Hound Dog - Elvis Presley / 432. Twentieth Century Fox - The Doors / 431. How's It Going to Be - Third Eye Blind / 430. Hats - Jeff Wilkinson / 429. Angel of the Morning - Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts / 428. Running Out Of Time - Joan Osborne / 427. Lazy Music - Captain Beefheart / 426. Friends in Low Places - Garth Brooks / 425. Highway to Hell - AC/DC / 424. The City Never Sleeps At Night - Nancy Sinatra / 423. Double Standards - Patti Rothberg / 422. Midnight Mary - Joey Powers / 421. Arrested for Driving While Blind - ZZ Top / 420. I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With You) - Hank Williams / 419. Finest Worksong - R.E.M. / 418. Li'l Red Riding Hood - Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs / 417. Little Things - Bush / 416. Laundromat Girl - Carol Denney / 415. Us And Them - Pink Floyd / 414. Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport - Rolf Harris / 413. Songbird - Fleetwood Mac / 412. 3/5 of a Mile in 10 Seconds - Jefferson Airplane / 411. There Ain't Nothin' Wrong with the Radio - Aaron Tippin / 410. Spirit Slips Away - Thin Lizzy / 409. Child's Play - Jeff Larson / 407. Start Me Up - The Rolling Stones / 406. It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels - Kitty Wells / 405. Him or Me - What's It Gonna Be? - Paul Revere & the Raiders / 403. Magic Carpet Ride - Steppenwolf / 402. The Part That Repeats - Gregg Cagno / 401. Walk This Way - Aerosmith / 400. (I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone - The Monkees / 398. If You Could Read My Mind - Gordon Lightfoot / 397. Melting Pot - John Mellencamp / 396. Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival / 395. Toward the Road On the Left - Jim Bruno / 394. Without a Word of Warning - Gary Lewis & the Playboys / 393. Rusty Cage - Soundgarden / 392. The Brand New Tennessee Waltz - Jesse Winchester / 391. The Tennessee Waltz - Pee Wee King / 390. Too Much of Nothing - Peter, Paul and Mary / 389. Should I Stay or Should I Go - The Clash / 388. The Butt Song - Fast Folk Ensemble / 387. Leroy The Redneck Reindeer - Joe Diffie / 386. Truckin' - the Grateful Dead / 385. I Fall To Pieces - Patsy Cline / 384. Coyote - Joni Mitchell / 383. I Hear You Knocking - Fats Domino / 382. Downtown - Petula Clark / 381. Life is Hard Enough - Terry Kitchen / 380. Yankee Lady - Jesse Winchester / 379. Learning the Game - Buddy Holly / 378. Season of the Witch - Donovan / 377. Sundown - Rank and File / 376. Magnolia - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers / 375. Political Science (Let's Drop the Big One Now) - Randy Newman / 374. Everybody Woke Up Green - Joe Canzano / 373. A Summer Song - Chad and Jeremy / 372. London Calling - The Clash / 371. Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford / 370. San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers In Your Hair) - Scott McKenzie / 369. It's a Little Too Late - Tanya Tucker / 368. Gentle on My Mind - Glen Campbell / 367. The Cruel Lullaby - Carol Denney / 366. La Grange - ZZ Top / 365. Metal Firecracker - Lucinda Williams / 364. Little Bit O' Soul - The Music Explosion / 363. All Shook Up - Elvis Presley / 362. Gloria - U2 / 361. You Keep Me Hangin' On - Vanilla Fudge / 360. Company Men - Bob Nichols / 359. My City Was Gone - The Pretenders / 358. It's Not My Cross to Bear - The Allman Brothers Band / 357. There Goes My Heart Again - Holly Dunn / 356. Time of the Season - The Zombies / 355. Down Under - Men at Work / 354. Foreplay/Long Time - Boston / 353. California Rail - Jeff Larson / 352. These Boots Are Made for Walkin' - Nancy Sinatra / 351. (I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle - Hank Williams / 350. Magic Be - Captain Beefheart / 347. Rock and Roll Music - Chuck Berry / 346. The Favor - Terry Kitchen / 345. Takin' It to the Streets - The Doobie Brothers / 344. Love Child - Diana Ross & The Supremes / 343. Drivin' My Life Away - Eddie Rabbitt / 342. Righteous Love - Joan Osborne / 341. Over My Head - Fleetwood Mac / 340. I Am a Rock - Simon and Garfunkel / 339. All About Love - Wendy Beckerman / 338. Rednecks - Randy Newman / 337. Incense and Peppermints - Strawberry Alarm Clark / 336. Maybellene - Chuck Berry / 335. Skateaway - Dire Straits / 334. Snow - Jesse Winchester / 333. Try (just a little bit harder) - Janis Joplin / 332. On Christmas I Got Nothing - Chuck Brodsky / 331. In a Different Light - The Bangles / 330. Jack Straw - The Grateful Dead / 329. Sisters of Mercy - Leonard Cohen / 328. Move It on Over - Hank Williams / 326. Mr. Tambourine Man - The Byrds / 325. This One's Mine - Patti Rothberg / 324. Honky Tonk Man - Dwight Yoakam / 323. The Crystal Ship - The Doors / 322. It's the End of the World - R.E.M. / 320. Thanks a Lot - Third Eye Blind / 319. Feel Like Makin' Love - Bad Company / 318. Wonderful Me - Carol Denney / 317. Saint Augustine in Hell - Sting / 316. The Letter - Joe Cocker / 315. The Letter - The Arbors / 314. The Letter - The Box Tops / 313. Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Pat Benatar / 312. The Court of the Crimson King - King Crimson / 311. Drugs in the White House - Bob Nichols / 310. My Tennessee Mountain Home - Dolly Parton / 308. After Midnight - J.J. Cale / 307. Dust My Broom - Elmore James / 306. Born to Be Wild - Steppenwolf / 305. Facts About Cats - Timbuk3 / 304. A Faraway Girl - Jeff Larson / 303. Green Grass - Gary Lewis and the Playboys / 302. Monday, Monday - The Mamas and the Papas / 301. Honky Tonkin' - Hank Williams / 300. Peter Gunn - Henry Mancini / 298. Swinging Doors - Merle Haggard / 297. Daddy Turned Grey - John Sonntag / 296. Wild One - Thin Lizzy / 295. Car Wheels on a Gravel Road - Lucinda Williams / 294. Matchbox - Carl Perkins / 292. Smuggler's Blues - Glenn Frey / 291. Midnight Confessions - The Grass Roots / 290. I Was a Loner - Monty Delaney / 289. Let Go - From Good Homes / 288. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin / 287. Why Not Me - The Judds / 285. Crazy Ones - John Mellencamp / 284. Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival / 283. Gravedigger - Richard Julian / 282. The Pause of Mr. Claus - Arlo Guthrie / 281. Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On - Jerry Lee Lewis / 279. Coyote - Rank and File / 278. Upstairs By a Chinese Lamp - Laura Nyro / 277. Jealous Bone - Patty Loveless / 276. I'm From New Jersey - John Gorka / 274. If I Was Your Man - Joan Osborne / 273. Walk, Don't Run - The Ventures / 272. Running Down The Road - Arlo Guthrie / 271. Walk Like an Egyptian - The Bangles / 270. The Trip - Donovan / 269. Bottom Rung - Jim Allen / 267. Somebody to Love - Jefferson Airplane / 266. All My Ex's Live in Texas - George Strait / 265. Upon the My-O-My - Captain Beefheart / 263. Fire and Rain - James Taylor / 261. Peace Love and Understanding - Elvis Costello / 260. Give Peace a Chance - The Plastic Ono Band / 259. Tomorrow is My Turn - The Fifth Estate / 258. Do It Again - Steely Dan / 255. Snowflakes - Terry Kitchen / 254. Mason-Dixon Line - The Long Ryders / 251. Detroit City - Bobby Bare / 250. Step Right Up - Tom Waits / 249. Ain't Wastin' Time No More - The Allman Brothers Band / 248. Perfect Stranger - Patti Rothberg / 247. Respect Yourself - The Staples Singers / 246. Girls Talk - Linda Ronstadt / 245. A Simple Desultory Philipic - Simon and Garfunkel / 242. Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac / 241. Top of the World - Joe Canzano / 240. That'll Be the Day - Buddy Holly and the Crickets / 239. Take It Back - Reba McEntire / 237. Look Into the Future - Journey / 236. Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry / 235. Creepin' - Eric Church / 234. They're Building a Pipeline - Carol Denney / 233. Move Over - Janis Joplin / 231. Better Class of Losers - Randy Travis / 230. I Hear the Call - The Unforgiven / 228. Good Time Charlie's Got the Blues - Danny O'keefe / 227. Carrie - Bob Nichols / 225. The Wheel - Jerry Garcia / 224. Six Days on the Road - Dave Dudley / 223. Just Another Movie - Timbuk3 / 221. Rose of Cimarron - Poco / 220. Rain Soaked Cloud - Jeff Larson / 219. Feed the Tree - Belly / 218. Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash / 217. Summer Breeze - Seals and Crofts / 215. I Love Rock and Roll - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts / 214. Drift Away - Dobie Gray / 213. New Dirt Road - Richard Meyer / 212. California Nights - Lesley Gore / 211. I Get Around - The Beach Boys / 210. Don't Tell Me What to Do - Pam Tillis / 208. These Dreams - Heart / 207. Open Your Eyes - Lords of the New Church / 206. The Winter Song - Jane Byaela / 204. Precious - the Pretenders / 203. As the Raven Flies - Dan Fogelberg / 202. The Pusher - Steppenwolf / 201. Greenback Dollar - The Kingston Trio / 200. Heart-Shaped Box - Nirvana / 199. The Come Heres and the Been Heres - Chuck Brodsky / 198. Crimson and Clover - Tommy James and the Shondells / 194. Born to Run - Emmylou Harris / 193. Wail 'Til We Get Home - Lone Justice / 191. Mama Tried - Merle Haggard / 190. Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way - Waylon Jennings / 189. Green, Green - The New Christy Minstrels / 188. Wild Things - Cris Williamson / 187. Wild Thing - The Troggs / 185. Drive All Night - Kelly Flint / 183. Poke at the Pope - Donovan / 182. Rain on the Scarecrow - John Mellencamp / 180. The Conductor Wore Black - Rank and File / 178. Beneath The Christmas Moon - Josh Joffen / 174. Been on a Train - Laura Nyro / 173. Looks Like Rain - Bob Weir / 172. Me and Baby Jane - Leon Russell / 171. Long-Haired Radical Socialist Jew - Hugh Blumenfeld / 170. Slim Slow Slider - Van Morrison / 166. Drivin' Wheel - Tom Rush / 164. Flicker - Patti Rothberg / 162. Small Change - Tom Waits / 161. How Have You Been? - John Sebastian / 158. Smokestack Lightning - Mike Harrison / 157. Butt Dialed - Gregg Cagno / 156. Restless - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers / 155. Renaissance Fair - the Byrds / 154. She Has Funny Cars - Jefferson Airplane / 153. Homeward Bound - Simon and Garfunkel / 150. King of Junk - Eddy Lawrence / 149. Pretty Polly - Judy Collins / 148. Sugar Bowl - Captain Beefheart / 146. Eve of Destruction - Barry McGuire / 144. Jumpin' Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones / 143. The Riley Boys - Carol Denney / 142. Me and My Uncle - Joni Mitchell / 141. Midnight Rider - The Allman Brothers / 140. Friend of the Devil - Grateful Dead / 138. Song for Adam - Jackson Browne / 136. Bean Boogie - Bob Nichols / 135. Bargain - the Who / 133. You'd Better Think Twice - Poco / 131. Indian Sunset - Elton John / 130. Had to Cry Today - Blind Faith / 129. Hand Me Down - Jeff Larson / 128. Last Ride In - Green Day / 127. Rooster - Alice in Chains / 125. Black Hole Sun - Soundgarden / 124. Glycerine - Bush / 123. Something the Boy Said - Sting / 122. Break the Same Heart Twice - Terry Kitchen / 121. Loving a Hurricane - John Hiatt / 120. I Want to Touch You - Catherine Wheel / 119. Down in a Hole - Alice in Chains / 118. I Will Not Take These Things For Granted - Toad the Wet Sprocket / 116. Nothing to Say - Soundgarden / 115. Fireproof - Joe Giacoio / 114. Prosethetic Head - Green Day / 113. Machine Head - Bush / 112. Fields of Gold - Sting / 111. Get a Leg Up - John Mellencamp / 110. Texture - Catherine Wheel / 108. The Day Roy Orbison Died - The Marys / 107. Something Wild - John Hiatt / 105. Graduate - Third Eye Blind / 103. Kryptonite - 3 Doors Down / 100. A Change Would Do You Good - Sheryl Crow / 99. Found Out About You - Gin Blossoms / 98. Smooth - Santana / 97. No Excuses - Alice in Chains / 95. Shine - Collective Soul / 93. Dream - The Cranberries / 92. Fell on Black Days - Soundgarden / 91. Hitchin' a Ride - Green Day / 90. Hit the Road Jack - Ray Charles / 89. Everything Zen - Bush / 88. Wash it Away - Black Lab / 87. Alternate Universe - Patti Rothberg / 86. Born on the Bayou - Creedence Clearwater Revival / 84. I Used to Be a King - Graham Nash / 83. Fishes and Scorpions - Steve Stills / 82. Dark-eyed Woman - Spirit / 81. Fakin' It - Simon and Garfunkel / 80. Bring Stones - Hugh Blumenfeld / 79. Revival - The Allman Brothers Band / 77. Space Cowboy - Steve Miller Band / 75. All Strung Out Over You - The Chambers Brothers / 73. Raised to Be a Lady - Carol Denney / 71. World in Changes - Dave Mason / 70. We Can Be Together - Jefferson Airplane / 66. A Bitter Song - Bob Nichols / 65. Jesus is Just All Right - The Byrds / 62. Porterville - Creedence Clearwater Revival / 56. Soul Kitchen - The Doors / 55. Back Where I Started - Box of Frogs / 54. Good-bye to You - Scandal / 52. Chasin' the White Line Down - Dave's True Story / 51. Eye of the Hurricane - David Wilcox / 49. Saint of Circumstance - Grateful Dead / 48. Lost Sailor - Grateful Dead / 47. Some Dreams Come True - The Bangles / 46. Song for Katrina - Steve Forbert / 45. Blow 'em Away - Chuck Brodsky / 44. Too Close to the Light - The Long Ryders / 43. Rebels - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers / 41. Tried to Be True - The Indigo Girls / 39. Desire - U2 / 38. Winter and I - Carol Denney / 37. Thing Called Love - Bonnie Raitt / 35. I Should Be the One - The Del Fuegos / 34. Crazy for You - Madonna / 33. Union Square - Tom Waits / 31. Backroad Driver - Gregg Cagno / 28. Fresh Garbage - Spirit / 27. Rock and Roll Stew - Traffic / 26. High Flyin' Bird - Richie Havens / 25. Wasn't Born to Follow - The Byrds / 24. Coal in the Riverboat - Bob Nichols / 22. Ain't That Loving You Baby - The Youngbloods / 21. Reasons for Waiting - Jethro Tull / 20. Love Like a Man - Ten Years After / 19. Glory Train - Johnny Rivers / 17. Treat Me Like Dirt - Patti Rothberg / 15. Penthouse Pauper - Creedence Clearwater Revival / 14. Zig Zag Wanderer - Captain Beefheart / 13. Carry On - Crosby Stills Nash and Young / 11. One for One - The Stone Poneys / 10. Song for the Next War - Happy Joe (Joe Canzano) / 9. Born in the U.S.A. - Bruce Springsteen / 8. Time and Changes - Brewer and Shipley / 6. Tell Me All the Things You Do - Fleetwood Mac / 5. Hot Burrito #2 - Flying Burrito Brothers / 4. Big Boss Man - Grateful Dead / 3. Ghosts of San Miguel - Jeff Larson / 2. High Time We Went - Joe Cocker

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