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Best Story Songs

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The best popular songs that tell a narrative story.

Rated 0 points - posted 7 years ago by JoanHall in category Music.
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A Boy Named Sue -- Johnny Cash Report Abuse
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Ode to Billie Joe -- Bobbie Gentry Report Abuse
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The Alice's Restaurant Massacree -- Arlo Guthrie Report Abuse
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The Phantom Windbreaker -- Red Bovine Report Abuse
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The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald -- Gordon Lightfoot Report Abuse
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Long Black Veil -- Joan Baez Report Abuse
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Frankie and Johnny -- Traditional Report Abuse
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Re-hab -- Stew Report Abuse
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Lost My Job Again -- Pigeon John Report Abuse
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Red Satin Dress -- Cherryholmes Report Abuse
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Merry Christmas from the Family & Happy Holidays Y'all -- Robert Earl Keen Report Abuse
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Trapped in the Drive-Thru -- "Weird Al" Yankovic Report Abuse
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Saginaw, Michigian -- Lefty Frizzell Report Abuse
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Mexico -- Beck Report Abuse
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Your Lyin' Eyes -- The Eagles Report Abuse
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Go Home -- Stevie Wonder Report Abuse
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For Free -- Joni Mitchell Report Abuse
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Taxi- Harry Chapin Report Abuse
It was raining hard in 'Frisco, I needed one more fare to make my night. A lady up ahead waved to flag me down, She got in at the light. Oh, where you going to, my lady blue, It's a shame you ruined your gown in the rain. She just looked out the window, and said "Sixteen Parkside Lane". Something about her was familiar I could swear I'd seen her face before, But she said, "I'm sure you're mistaken" And she didn't say anything more. It took a while, but she looked in the mirror, And...
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Cocaine Blues - Johnny Cash Report Abuse
Made a good run but I run too slow They overtook me down in Juarez, Mexico
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Where've You Been? -- Kathy Mattea Report Abuse
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