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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 25 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
River
Joni Mitchell - Blue
4:05
2
Imagine (2010 Mix)
John Lennon - Imagine
3:07
3
Sweet Thing (1999 Remaster)
Van Morrison - Astral Weeks
4:25
4
Atlantic City
Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska
4:00
5
Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
Bob Dylan - The Essential Bob Dylan
3:38
6
River Man
Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left
4:18
7
May You Never
John Martyn - Solid Air (Remastered)
3:40
8
Still Crazy After All These Years
Paul Simon - The Essential Paul Simon
3:26
9
Wild World
Cat Stevens - Tea for the Tillerman (Deluxe)
3:20
10
American Pie
Don McLean - American Pie
8:33
11
Sugar Man
Rodriguez - Cold Fact
3:49
12
All In Love Is Fair
Stevie Wonder - Innervisions (Reissue)
3:41
13
Come Pick Me Up [Explicit]
Ryan Adams - Heartbreaker
5:18
14
If I Were a Carpenter (Live in Denmark)
Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash - The Essential Johnny Cash
2:59
15
Jolene (2002 Remaster)
Dolly Parton - Dolly
2:41
16
So Long Marianne
Leonard Cohen - BBC Broadcasts 1968
7:56
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
Somebody That I Used To Know
Elliott Smith - Figure 8
2:09
24
Bennie And The Jets (Remastered 2014)
Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (Remastered)
5:22
25
Till Victory
Patti Smith Group - Easter [Explicit]
2:47
26
Get It While You Can
Janis Joplin - Leonard Cohen's Jukebox
3:23
27
You're So Vain
Carly Simon - The Best Of Carly Simon
4:18
28
Oliver's Army [Explicit]
Elvis Costello - Armed Forces
2:59
29
Sailing
Rod Stewart - Atlantic Crossing
4:37
30
Everybody's On The Run
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
5:31
31
Scarborough Fair / Canticle
Simon & Garfunkel - Wednesday Morning, 3 Am
3:07
32
Leather and Lace
Stevie Nicks & Don Henley - Crystal Visions...The Very Best of Stevie Nicks
3:54
33
Ain't No Sunshine
Bill Withers - Just As I Am
2:06
34
I Only Have Eyes for You
Art Garfunkel - The Art Garfunkel Album
3:39
35
Fast Car
Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman
4:56
36
Hallelujah
Jeff Buckley - 50 Great Songs
6:51
37
Lost Cause
Beck - Sea Change
3:47
38
Cornflake Girl (Reworked Greatest 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
The A Team
Ed Sheeran - + (Bonus Tracks) [Explicit]
4:18
44
Zigzagging Toward the Light
Conor Oberst - Upside Down Mountain
4:03
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
Laura
Bat For Lashes - The Haunted Man
4:27
48
The History of a Cheating Heart
Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots
4:00
49
Limit To Your Love
James Blake - James Blake
4:36
50
Sea Creatures
SOAK - Before We Forgot How To Dream
3:12