playlist

50 Great Singer-Songwriters

Some of our favourite stories told in song, from half a century ago to the present day.

50 songs (3 hours and 28 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
River
Joni Mitchell - Blue
4:05
2
So Long, Marianne
Leonard Cohen - Greatest Hits
5:36
3
Imagine (Remastered 2010)
John Lennon - Imagine
3:07
4
Sweet Thing
Van Morrison - Astral Weeks
4:25
5
Atlantic City
Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska
3:56
6
Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
Bob Dylan - The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
3:37
7
River Man
Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left
4:18
8
May You Never
John Martyn - Solid Air (Remastered)
3:40
9
Still Crazy After All These Years
Paul Simon - The Essential Paul Simon
3:25
10
Wild World
Cat Stevens - Tea for the Tillerman (Deluxe)
3:20
11
American Pie
Don McLean - American Pie
8:33
12
Sugar Man (From Cold Fact)
Rodriguez - Light In the Attic Label Sampler
3:49
13
All In Love Is Fair
Stevie Wonder - Innervisions (Reissue)
3:41
14
Come Pick Me Up [Explicit]
Ryan Adams - Heartbreaker
5:18
15
If I Were a Carpenter (Live in Denmark)
Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash - The Essential Johnny Cash
2:59
16
Jolene
Dolly Parton - Dolly
2:41
17
Teach Your Children
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Deja Vu
2:53
18
Breakdown
Tom Petty - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
2:43
19
Sweet Surrender
Tim Buckley - Greetings From L.A.
6:47
20
Space Oddity (1999 Digital Remaster)
David Bowie - Space Oddity
5:15
21
Long Ago And Far Away
James Taylor - Mud Slide Slim And The Blue Horizon
2:21
22
Satellite of Love
Lou Reed - The Very Best Of
3:38
23
Bennie And The Jets (Remastered 2014)
Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (Remastered)
5:22
24
Till Victory
Patti Smith Group - Easter
2:47
25
Get It While You Can
Janis Joplin - Leonard Cohen's Jukebox
3:23
26
You're So Vain
Carly Simon - The Best Of Carly Simon
4:18
27
Oliver's Army [Explicit]
Elvis Costello - Armed Forces
2:59
28
Sailing
Rod Stewart - Atlantic Crossing
4:37
29
Everybody's On the Run
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds [Explicit]
5:31
30
Scarborough Fair / Canticle
Simon & Garfunkel - Greatest Hits
3:10
31
Leather And Lace
Stevie Nicks & Don Henley - Crystal Visions...The Very Best Of Stevie Nicks (Standard Version)
3:54
32
Ain't No Sunshine
Bill Withers - Just As I Am
2:05
33
I Only Have Eyes for You
Art Garfunkel - The Art Garfunkel Album
3:39
34
Fast Car
Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman
4:56
35
Hallelujah
Jeff Buckley - Grace (Legacy Edition)
6:53
36
Hold On (Remastered)
Tom Waits - Mule Variations (Remastered)
5:33
37
Lost Cause
Beck - Sea Change
3:46
38
Cornflake Girl (Reworked Greatist Hits Version)
Tori Amos - A Tori Amos Collection: Tales Of A Librarian [Explicit]
5:04
39
Luka
Suzanne Vega - Solitude Standing
3:50
40
You Do Something To Me
Paul Weller - Stanley Road
3:38
41
Last Request
Paolo Nutini - These Streets
3:41
42
Cannonball
Damien Rice - O
5:10
43
Zigzagging Toward the Light
Conor Oberst - Upside Down Mountain
4:03
44
Let Me Kiss You
Morrissey - You Are The Quarry
3:30
45
The Opposite of Hallelujah
Jens Lekman - Night Falls Over Kortedala
4:21
46
The Glorious Land
PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
3:34
47
Hidden Place
Björk - Vespertine
5:29
48
Laura
Bat For Lashes - The Haunted Man
4:27
49
The History Of A Cheating Heart
Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots
4:00
50
Limit To Your Love
James Blake - James Blake
4:36