25 Minutes to Go - A piece of literal gallows humor recounting the last minutes of a condemned prisoner's life, written by poet and illustrator Shel Silverstein in 1962. The song was recorded several times by Johnny Cash (Silverstein also wrote "A Boy Named Sue"). Listen for the extra verses missing from the Cash version, including: "My lawyer says he's sorry he missed my case, 15 minutes to go; Yeah, well if you're so sorry come up and take my place! I got 14 minutes to go."
All Together Now - Beatles, 1968
Amelia Earhart’s Last Flight - When Amelia Earhart disappeared over the Pacific Ocean in the summer of 1937, the world was riveted by the tale, including Texas-born cowboy rope-trick expert, yodeler and indefatigable songwriter "Red River" Dave McEnery. He wrote this tribute while on the road with his band, and premiered it the next day in Buffalo, N.Y. to a thunderous reception. The song went on to be the first musical performance transmitted over the new medium of television at the Chicago World's Fair in 1939, and was covered by the Greenbriar Boys in 1962.
American Music - Violent Femmes, 1991
At the Bottom of Everything  - Bright Eyes, 2005
ballad of patty hearst - Red River Dave McEnery, 1975
BIG IRON  - Marty Robbins, 1959
BUFFALO (The Er-I-E Canal)  - Ned Harrigan, 1873
Buffalo Gals  -  As the western terminus of the Erie Canal, workers often collected their pay here, and as is the way of things, an industry developed to help separate them from it. "Buffalo Gals" is a traditional tune, published in 1844 under a different title by a minstrel singer. Its invitation to "come out tonight" is directed at the "dancing girls" and brothel workers of the era. We have a little fun with it and "mash" it up with Woody Guthrie's 1940 version (which includes the epic dad joke, “The bootlegger’s daughter and I love her STILL”).
California hippie murders! - Red River Dave McEnery, 1969
Coloured Aristocracy / Cherokee Shuffle 
Country Death Song - Violent Femmes, 1984
Do Wrong Right - Devil Makes Three, 2009
downhearted Blues - Bessie Smith, 1923
EL PASO  - Marty Robbins, 1959
Faith  - George Michael, 1987
Folsom Prison Blues  - Johnny Cash, 1955
Friend of the Devil - Grateful Dead, 1970
Get Behind the Mule  - Tom Waits, 1999
Girl on LSD  - Tom Petty, 1994
Goin’ Down the Road Feelin’ Bad - Woody Guthrie, various
Hard, Ain’t It Hard?  - Woody Guthrie
Hippo Park - Bruce Marsh
Hotel Yorba  - The White Stripes, 2001
In the Air Tonight - Phil Collins, 1981
James River Blues - Old Crow Medicine Show, 2006
Jennie Jenkins - Garcia/Grisman, Traditional
Jesus Walking on the Water - Violent Femmes, 1984
The Jolly Banker - Woody Guthrie, 1940
The L&N Don’t Stop Here Anymore - Jean Ritchie, 1965
Legend of Black Hannah - Yellow Jack, 2019
Lonesome LA Cowboy - New Riders of the Purple Sage, 1973

Low Bridge! Everybody Down!  - Thomas S. Allen, 1905
Masters of War - Bob Dylan, 1963
Muleskinner Blues  - Jimmie Rodgers, 1930
My Little Darling, Pal of Mine  - Carter Family, 1928
O Mighty Niagara  - Bob Egolf/Yellow Jack, 2019
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da - The Beatles, 1968
Old Time Religion - Traditional, 1873
Pie in the Sky / “The Preacher and the Slave”  - Joe Hill, 1911
Promontory Rider  - Garcia/Hunter, 1978
The Secret to a Long Life - Michelle Shocked, 1986
So Long, It’s Been Good to Know Ya  - Woody Guthrie, 1940
This Train Is Bound for Glory - Traditional
Took My Gal A-Walking  - Charlie Poole and His North Carolina Ramblers (1928)
Transfusion Blues  - Johnny Cash, 1960
Union Maid  - Woody Guthrie, 1940
Up to Me - Bob Dylan, 1974
Wade in the Water  - Fisk Jubilee Singers,1901
Wayfaring Stranger   - Traditional
We need a whole lot more jesus (and a lot less Rock'n'roll)  - Wayne Raney, 1959
Which Side Are You On? - Florence Reece, 1931
Whiskey Before Breakfast / RED-Haired BOY 
White House Blues 
Who’s Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet?  - Traditional
Won’t You Pray for This Poor Atheist?  - Yellow Jack, 2018
Your Flag Decal Won’t Get You Into Heaven Anymore  - John Prine, 1971
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