Lonesome Sky's Repertoire

The Lonesome Sky Rockabilly Blues Roadshow repertoire consists mainly of hits from the Billboard Hot 100 from the 50's, 60's, and 70's. There is also a good variety of Christmas and other celebration songs to lend a festive spirit to special events. Lonesome Sky’s repertoire consists of over four and a half solid hours of music (more than 80 songs) from country, rock and blues artists.

   

Songs actually performed at a particular show are chosen based on show requirements and the type of audience. The selections are carefully chosen to evoke a nostalgic feeling and to get toes tapping. The performance is very lively and well-rehearsed and includes appealing harmonies on the vocals.

   

Songs are listed sorted by several different criteria to make things easier for you.

The first section is sorted alphabetically by song name.

The second section is sorted alphabetically by artist.

The third section is sorted by the year of the song.

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Sorted by Song Name

This section is sorted alphabetically by song name and is broken into three sections: basic repertoire, celebration songs, and originals. Highlighted songs will take you to a Lonesome Sky YouTube video of the song. We’ve tried to include as many different shows and venues as possible in the videos, so you will see a variety of musicians in the performances.

   

50's, 60's & 70's Hot 100 Billboard Hits

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Act Naturally 1963 Buck Owens/The Beatles
Alberta Bound 1972 Gordon Lightfoot
All Over Now 1964 The Rolling Stones
Baby Don't Go 1964 Sonny & Cher
Bad Moon Rising 1969 Creedence Clearwater Revival
Bottle of Wine 1968 The Fireballs
Bring it on Home to Me 1962 Sam Cooke/The Animals/Van Morrison/Lou Rawls
Can't You See 1973 The Marshal Tucker Band
C'est La Vie 1964 Chuck Berry/Bob Seger
Crazy Arms 1956 Ray Price/Patsy Cline/Willie Nelson
Cry Cry Cry 1955 Johnny Cash
Dead Flowers 1971 The Rolling Stones
Four Strong Winds 1963 Ian Tyson/Neil Young
Give My Love to Rose 1960 Johnny Cash
Good Hearted Woman 1969 Waylon Jennings/Willie Nelson
Good Luck Charm 1962 Elvis Presley
Hang on Sloopy 1965 The McCoys
Have You Ever Seen the Rain 1971 Creedence Clearwater Revival
Hello Mary Lou 1961 Ricky Nelson
Hey Good Lookin' 1951 Hank Williams
I Washed my Hands in Muddy Water 1965 Stonewall Jackson/Johnny Rivers
I'm in Love Again 1964 The Animals
In the Midnight Hour 1965 Wilson Pickett
Jambalaya 1952 Hank Williams
Kansas City 1959 Little Richard/Wilbert Harrison/Bill Haley
King of the Road 1964 Roger Miller
Last Kiss 1961 J Frank Wilson & the Cavaliers/Wednesday/Pearl Jam
Lawdy Miss Clawdy 1952 Lloyd Price
Me & Bobby McGee 1969 Kris Kristofferson/Roger Miller/Janis Joplin
Memphis Tennessee 1963 Chuck Berry/Johnny Rivers/George Thorogood
Move it on Over 1947 Hank Williams/George Thorogood
My Shoes Keep Walkin' Back to You 1957 Ray Price
No Particular Place to Go 1964 Chuck Berry/George Thorogood
Obladi Oblada 1968 The Beatles
Oh Donna 1959 Ritchie Valens
Oh Lonesome Me 1958 Don Gibson
Okie from Muskogee 1969 Merle Haggard
On the Road Again 1979/80 Willie Nelson
Roll Over Beethoven 1956 Chuck Berry/The Beatles/Electric Light Orchestra
Runaway 1961 Del Shannon
Shake, Rattle and Roll 1954 Big Joe Turner/Bill Haley & his Comets
Sing Me Back Home 1969 Merle Haggard
Six Days on the Road 1963 Dave Dudley
Some Kind of Fool 1970 Ian Tyson/Waylon Jennings
Teenage Wedding 1964 Chuck Berry/Bob Seger
The Wanderer 1961 Dion
This Land is Your Land 1945 Woody Guthrie/The Travelers (Canadian Version)
To Love Somebody 1967 The Bee Gees
Tulsa Time 1978 Don Williams/Eric Clapton
Under the Boardwalk 1964 The Drifters
Will the Circle be Unbroken 1907/35 The Carter Family/Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
You are my Sunshine 1937 Gene Autry/Nat King Cole/Ray Charles etc.
You Never Can Tell 1964 Chuck Berry/Bob Seger
Your Cheatin' Heart 1952 Hank Williams
     

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Celebration Songs

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Auld Lang Syne                                       1788 Robert Burns (Traditional)                                                
Blue Christmas 1957 Elvis Presley/The Beach Boys
Deck the Halls 1862 Traditional
Frosty the Snowman 1950 Gene Autry
Happy Birthday to You 1893 Traditional
Happy Xmas/War is Over 1971 John Lennon
Here Comes Santa Claus 1947 Gene Autry
Holly Jolly Christmas 1964 Burl Ives
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus 1952 Jimmy Boyd
I'll be Home for Christmas 1943 Bing Crosby
Jingle Bell Rock 1957 Bobby Helms
Jingle Bells 1857 Traditional
Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow 1945 Various
Little Drummer Boy 1941 The Trapp Family Singers
Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree 1958 Brenda Lee
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 1949 Gene Autry
Santa Claus is Coming to Town 1934 Eddie Cantor's radio show
Santa Looked a lot Like Daddy 1965 Buck Owens
Silver Bells 1950 Bing Crosby
So This is Christmas 1971 John Lennon
We Wish you a Merry Christmas unknown Traditional
White Christmas 1942 Irving Berlin/Bing Crosby
Winter Wonderland 1934 Various
     

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Original Songs

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I Miss You                          2012    Backporch Blues Album                    
I Want You Back Again 2012 Backporch Blues Album
Lady in the Blue Dress 2012 Backporch Blues Album
Sometimes in the Morning 2012 Backporch Blues Album
The Way She Is 2012 Backporch Blues Album
Welcome to St. Andrews 2015 Unreleased except on YouTube
You May Think I'm Strange 2012 Backporch Blues Album
     
     

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Same Songs as Above - Sorted by Artist

This section is sorted alphabetically by artist. Some songs are listed more than once in this section because many of them were recorded by more than one artist.

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The Animals Bring it on Home to Me 1962
The Animals I'm in Love Again 1964
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Gene Autry Frosty the Snowman 1950
Gene Autry Here Comes Santa Claus 1947
Gene Autry Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 1949
Gene Autry You are my Sunshine 1937
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The Beach Boys Blue Christmas 1957
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The Beatles Act Naturally 1963
The Beatles Obladi Oblada 1968
The Beatles Roll Over Beethoven 1956
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The Bee Gees To Love Somebody 1967
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Irving Berlin White Christmas 1942
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Chuck Berry C'est La Vie 1964
Chuck Berry Memphis Tennessee 1963
Chuck Berry No Particular Place to Go 1964
Chuck Berry Roll Over Beethoven 1956
Chuck Berry Teenage Wedding 1964
Chuck Berry You Never Can Tell 1964
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Jimmy Boyd I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus 1952
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Robert Burns (Traditional) Auld Lang Syne 1788
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Eddie Cantor's radio show Santa Claus is Coming to Town 1934
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Johnny Cash Cry Cry Cry 1955
Johnny Cash Give My Love to Rose 1960
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The Carter Family Will the Circle be Unbroken 1907/35
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Ray Charles You are my Sunshine 1937
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Eric Clapton Tulsa Time 1978
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Patsy Cline Crazy Arms 1956
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Nat King Cole. You are my Sunshine 1937
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Sam Cooke Bring it on Home to Me 1962
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Creedence Clearwater Revival Bad Moon Rising 1969
Creedence Clearwater Revival Have You Ever Seen the Rain 1971
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Bing Crosby I'll be Home for Christmas 1943
Bing Crosby Silver Bells 1950
Bing Crosby White Christmas 1942
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Dion The Wanderer 1961
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The Drifters Under the Boardwalk 1964
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Dave Dudley Six Days on the Road 1963
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Electric Light Orchestra Roll Over Beethoven 1956
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The Fireballs Bottle of Wine 1968
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Don Gibson Oh Lonesome Me 1958
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Woody Guthrie This Land is Your Land 1945
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Merle Haggard Okie from Muskogee 1969
Merle Haggard Sing Me Back Home 1969
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Bill Haley & his Comets Kansas City 1959
Bill Haley & his Comets Shake, Rattle and Roll 1954
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Wilbert Harrison Kansas City 1959
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Bobby Helms Jingle Bell Rock 1957
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Burl Ives Holly Jolly Christmas 1964
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Stonewall Jackson I Washed my Hands in Muddy Water 1965
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Waylon Jennings Good Hearted Woman 1969
Waylon Jennings Some Kind of Fool 1970
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Janis Joplin Me and Bobby McGee 1969
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Kris Kristofferson Me and Bobby McGee 1969
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Brenda Lee Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree 1958
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John Lennon Happy Xmas/War is Over 1971
John Lennon So This is Christmas 1971
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Gordon Lightfoot Alberta Bound 1972
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Little Richard Kansas City 1959
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Lonesome Sky I Miss You 2012   
Lonesome Sky I Want You Back Again 2012
Lonesome Sky Lady in the Blue Dress 2012
Lonesome Sky Sometimes in the Morning 2012
Lonesome Sky The Way She Is 2012
Lonesome Sky Welcome to St. Andrews 2015
Lonesome Sky You May Think I'm Strange 2012
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The Marshal Tucker Band Can't You See 1973
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The McCoys Hang on Sloopy 1965
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Roger Miller King of the Road 1964
Roger Miller Me and Bobby McGee 1969
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Ricky Nelson Hello Mary Lou 1961
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Willie Nelson Crazy Arms 1956
Willie Nelson Good Hearted Woman 1969
Willie Nelson On the Road Again 1979/80
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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Will the Circle be Unbroken 1907/35                              
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Buck Owens Act Naturally 1963
Buck Owens Santa Looked a lot Like Daddy 1965
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Pearl Jam Last Kiss 1961
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Wilson Pickett In the Midnight Hour 1965
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Elvis Presley Blue Christmas 1957
Elvis Presley Good Luck Charm 1962
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Lloyd Price Lawdy Miss Clawdy 1952
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Ray Price Crazy Arms 1956
Ray Price My Shoes Keep Walkin' Back to You 1957
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Lou Rawls Bring it on Home to Me 1962
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Johnny Rivers I Washed my Hands in Muddy Water 1965
Johnny Rivers Memphis Tennessee 1963
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The Rolling Stones All Over Now 1964
The Rolling Stones Dead Flowers 1971
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Bob Seger C'est La Vie 1964
Bob Seger Teenage Wedding 1964
Bob Seger You Never Can Tell 1964
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Del Shannon Runaway 1961
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Sonny & Cher Baby Don't Go 1964
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George Thorogood Memphis Tennessee 1963
George Thorogood Move it on Over 1947
George Thorogood No Particular Place to Go 1964
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Traditional Deck the Halls 1862
Traditional Happy Birthday to You 1893
Traditional Jingle Bells 1857
Traditional We Wish you a Merry Christmas unknown
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The Trapp Family Singers Little Drummer Boy 1941
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The Travelers (Canadian Version) This Land is Your Land 1945
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Big Joe Turner Shake, Rattle and Roll 1954
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Ian Tyson Four Strong Winds 1963
Ian Tyson Some Kind of Fool 1970
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Ritchie Valens Oh Donna 1959
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Van Morrison Bring it on Home to Me 1962
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Various Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow 1945
Various Winter Wonderland 1934
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Wednesday Last Kiss 1961
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Don Williams Tulsa Time 1978
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Hank Williams Hey Good Lookin' 1951
Hank Williams Jambalaya 1952
Hank Williams Move it on Over 1947
Hank Williams Your Cheatin' Heart 1952
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J Frank Wilson & the Cavaliers Last Kiss 1961
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Neil Young Four Strong Winds 1963
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Same Songs as Above - Sorted by Year

This section is sorted by the year of the song. Some are the year the song first came out, some are when the song became a hit.

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unknown   We Wish you a Merry Christmas Traditional
1788 Auld Lang Syne; Robert Burns (Traditional)
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1857 Jingle Bells Traditional
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1862 Deck the Halls Traditional
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1893 Happy Birthday to You Traditional
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1907/35 Will the Circle be Unbroken The Carter Family/Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
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1934 Santa Claus is Coming to Town Eddie Cantor's radio show
1934 Winter Wonderland Various
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1937 You are my Sunshine Gene Autry/Nat King Cole/Ray Charles etc.
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1941 Little Drummer Boy The Trapp Family Singers
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1942 White Christmas Irving Berlin/Bing Crosby
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1943 I'll be Home for Christmas Bing Crosby
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1945 Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow Various
1945 This Land is Your Land (Canadian Version) Woody Guthrie/The Travelers (Canadian Version)
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1947 Here Comes Santa Claus Gene Autry
1947 Move it on Over Hank Williams/George Thorogood
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1949 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Gene Autry
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1950 Frosty the Snowman Gene Autry
1950 Silver Bells Bing Crosby
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1951 Hey Good Lookin' Hank Williams
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1952 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus Jimmy Boyd
1952 Jambalaya Hank Williams
1952 Lawdy Miss Clawdy Lloyd Price
1952 Your Cheatin' Heart Hank Williams
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1954 Shake, Rattle and Roll Big Joe Turner/Bill Haley & his Comets
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1955 Cry Cry Cry Johnny Cash
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1956 Crazy Arms Ray Price/Patsy Cline/Willie Nelson
1956 Roll Over Beethoven Chuck Berry/The Beatles/Electric Light Orchestra
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1957 Blue Christmas Elvis Presley/The Beach Boys
1957 Jingle Bell Rock Bobby Helms
1957 My Shoes Keep Walkin' Back to You Ray Price
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1958 Oh Lonesome Me Don Gibson
1958 Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree Brenda Lee
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1959 Kansas City Little Richard/Wilbert Harrison/Bill Haley
1959 Oh Donna Ritchie Valens
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1960 Give My Love to Rose Johnny Cash
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1961 Hello Mary Lou Ricky Nelson
1961 Last Kiss J Frank Wilson & the Cavaliers/Wednesday/Pearl Jam
1961 Runaway Del Shannon
1961 The Wanderer Dion
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1962 Bring it on Home to Me Sam Cooke/The Animals/Van Morrison/Lou Rawls
1962 Good Luck Charm Elvis Presley
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1963 Act Naturally Buck Owens/The Beatles
1963 Four Strong Winds Ian Tyson/Neil Young
1963 Memphis Tennessee Chuck Berry/Johnny Rivers/George Thorogood
1963 Six Days on the Road Dave Dudley
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1964 All Over Now The Rolling Stones
1964 Baby Don't Go Sonny & Cher
1964 C'est La Vie Chuck Berry/Bob Seger
1964 Holly Jolly Christmas Burl Ives
1964 I'm in Love Again The Animals
1964 King of the Road Roger Miller
1964 No Particular Place to Go Chuck Berry/George Thorogood
1964 Teenage Wedding Chuck Berry/Bob Seger
1964 Under the Boardwalk The Drifters
1964 You Never Can Tell Chuck Berry/Bob Seger
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1965 Hang on Sloopy The McCoys
1965 I Washed my Hands in Muddy Water Stonewall Jackson/Johnny Rivers
1965 In the Midnight Hour Wilson Pickett
1965 Santa Looked a lot Like Daddy Buck Owens
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1967 To Love Somebody The Bee Gees
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1968 Bottle of Wine The Fireballs
1968 Obladi Oblada The Beatles
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1969 Bad Moon Rising Creedence Clearwater Revival
1969 Good Hearted Woman Waylon Jennings/Willie Nelson
1969 Me and Bobby McGee Kris Kristofferson/Roger Miller/Janis Joplin
1969 Okie from Muskogee Merle Haggard
1969 Sing Me Back Home Merle Haggard
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1970 Some Kind of Fool Ian Tyson/Waylon Jennings
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1971 Dead Flowers The Rolling Stones
1971 Happy Xmas/War is Over John Lennon
1971 Have You Ever Seen the Rain Creedence Clearwater Revival
1971 So This is Christmas John Lennon
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1972 Alberta Bound Gordon Lightfoot
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1973 Can't You See The Marshal Tucker Band
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1978 Tulsa Time Don Williams/Eric Clapton
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1979/80 On the Road Again Willie Nelson
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2012 I Miss You Lonesome Sky
2012 I Want You Back Again Lonesome Sky
2012 Lady in the Blue Dress Lonesome Sky
2012 Sometimes in the Morning Lonesome Sky
2012 The Way She Is Lonesome Sky
2012 You May Think I'm Strange Lonesome Sky
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2015 Welcome to St. Andrews Lonesome Sky
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