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100 Greatest Singer-Songwriters

From folk & country to pop & soul, these 100 great solo artists exemplify the craft of songwriting.

100 songs (6 hours and 23 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Blowin' In the Wind
Bob Dylan - The Very Best Of
2:46
2
Heart of Gold
Neil Young - Harvest
3:07
3
Jealous Guy (Remastered 2010) [feat. The Plastic Ono Band & The Flux Fiddlers]
John Lennon feat. The Plastic Ono Band & The Flux Fiddlers - Imagine
4:17
4
Crying
Roy Orbison - The Very Best Of Roy Orbison
2:50
5
Wuthering Heights
Kate Bush - The Kick Inside
4:29
6
Wild Is The Wind (1999 Remastered Version)
David Bowie - Station To Station
6:00
7
The River
Bruce Springsteen - The River
5:01
8
Angeles
Various artists - Heute bin ich Blond (Original Soundtrack)
2:56
9
River Man
Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left
4:18
10
Sweet Thing
Van Morrison - Astral Weeks
4:25
11
Jolene
Dolly Parton - Dolly
2:41
12
Perfect Day
Lou Reed - Transformer
3:45
13
May You Never
John Martyn - Solid Air (Remastered)
3:40
14
Me and Bobby McGee
Janis Joplin - Pearl
4:29
15
Sugar Man (From Cold Fact)
Rodriguez - Light In the Attic Label Sampler
3:49
16
Wicked Game (Remastered)
Chris Isaak - Best Of Chris Isaak
4:46
17
Cornflake Girl (Reworked Greatist Hits Version)
Tori Amos - A Tori Amos Collection: Tales Of A Librarian [Explicit]
5:04
18
Constant Craving
K. D. Lang - Ingénue (25th Anniversary Edition)
4:41
19
Laura
Bat For Lashes - The Haunted Man
4:27
20
Into My Arms
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - The Best of...
4:14
21
The Last Living Rose [Explicit]
PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
2:21
22
Folsom Prison Blues
Johnny Cash - The Man In Black
2:41
23
So Long, Marianne
Leonard Cohen - Greatest Hits
5:36
24
All In Love Is Fair
Stevie Wonder - Innervisions (Reissue)
3:41
25
Your Cheatin' Heart
Loretta Lynn - I Like 'Em Country
2:42
26
American Pie
Don McLean - American Pie
8:36
27
Take Me Home, Country Roads
John Denver - The Ultimate Collection
3:13
28
Piano Man
Billy Joel - Piano Man (Legacy Edition)
5:39
29
Cherry Cherry
Neil Diamond - The Bang Years 1966-1968 (The 23 Original Mono Recordings)
2:43
30
Alison
Elvis Costello - My Aim Is True
3:24
31
Night People (Remastered Version)
Allen Toussaint - The Complete Warner Bros. Recordings
4:20
32
Hold On (Remastered)
Tom Waits - Mule Variations (Remastered)
5:33
33
Lover, You Should've Come Over
Jeff Buckley - Grace (Legacy Edition)
6:43
34
Everyday
Buddy Holly - Everyday
2:11
35
Without You
Harry Nilsson - Without You: The Best Of Harry Nilsson
3:22
36
You're So Vain
Carly Simon - The Best Of Carly Simon
4:18
37
Wild World
Cat Stevens - Tea for the Tillerman (Deluxe)
3:20
38
Still Crazy After All These Years
Paul Simon - The Essential Paul Simon
3:25
39
Breakdown
Tom Petty - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
2:43
40
Come Pick Me Up [Explicit]
Ryan Adams - Heartbreaker
5:18
41
The Golden Age
Beck - Sea Change
4:34
42
Fast Car
Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman
4:56
43
Human Behaviour
Björk - Human Behaviour
4:14
44
Vibrate (Album Version)
Rufus Wainwright - Want One (UK Only Version)
2:43
45
GMF [Explicit]
John Grant - Pale Green Ghosts
5:14
46
Because the Night
Patti Smith Group - Easter
3:24
47
Skinny Love
Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
3:58
48
Cannonball
Damien Rice - O
5:10
49
The A Team
Ed Sheeran - + (Bonus Tracks)
4:18
50
Lightning Bolt
Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg
2:24
51
Home Again (From "Queen of Katwe"/Soundtrack Version)
Michael Kiwanuka - Home Again
3:29
52
The History Of A Cheating Heart
Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots
4:00
53
Budapest
George Ezra - Wanted on Voyage (Deluxe) [Explicit]
3:20
54
Luka
Suzanne Vega - Solitude Standing
3:50
55
Sailing
Rod Stewart - Atlantic Crossing
4:37
56
You've Got A Friend
James Taylor - Mud Slide Slim And The Blue Horizon
4:28
57
Let's Stay Together
Al Green - Let's Stay Together
3:19
58
Ain't No Sunshine
Bill Withers - Just As I Am
2:05
59
These Days
Jackson Browne - The Very Best Of Jackson Browne
4:44
60
It's Too Late
Carole King - A Beautiful Collection - Best Of Carole King
3:53
61
Crazy
Patsy Cline - Crazy - The Collection
2:44
62
Grand Coulee Dam
Woody Guthrie - Down and Out - the Best of Woody Guthrie
2:13
63
You've Got a Friend in Me
Randy Newman - Toy Story Original Soundtrack (English Version)
2:04
64
Hey, Good Lookin'
Hank Williams - The Absolutely Essential Collection
2:53
65
Hope There's Someone
Antony And The Johnsons - I Am A Bird Now
4:21
66
The Tears Of A Clown (Single Version)
Smokey Robinson - The Ultimate Collection: Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
3:04
67
Cat's In The Cradle
Harry Chapin - Verities & Balderdash
3:42
68
Paradise
John Prine - John Prine
3:15
69
Better Together
Jack Johnson - In Between Dreams
3:27
70
Come Away With Me
Norah Jones - Come Away With Me
3:18
71
Song To the Siren
Tim Buckley - The Dream Belongs To Me
3:29
72
Baby's Arms
Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring For My Halo (Amazon Exclusive Version)
3:56
73
You Are The Best Thing
Ray LaMontagne - The Best Love... Ever ! Vol. 2
3:54
74
Eliza
Anna Calvi - One Breath
3:38
75
Cruel
St. Vincent - Strange Mercy
3:35
76
The Opposite of Hallelujah
Jens Lekman - Night Falls Over Kortedala
4:21
77
Let Her Go
Passenger - All the Little Lights (Deluxe Version) [Explicit]
4:12
78
Edge of Seventeen
Stevie Nicks - Crystal Visions...The Very Best Of Stevie Nicks (Standard Version)
5:29
79
Ghosts
Laura Marling - Alas I Cannot Swim [Explicit]
3:00
80
L'anamour
Serge Gainsbourg - Les 100 plus belles chansons
2:17
81
Give Me a Smile
Sibylle Baier - Colour Green
1:54
82
Amsterdam (Live Olympia 1964)
Jacques Brel - Amsterdam
3:29
83
Maybe I’m Amazed (Remastered 2011)
Paul McCartney - McCartney (Special Edition)
3:49
84
If You Could Read My Mind
Gordon Lightfoot - If You Could Read My Mind
3:48
85
If It Makes You Happy
Sheryl Crow - Sheryl Crow
5:23
86
Who Will Save Your Soul
Jewel - Greatest Hits
3:59
87
First Day Of My Life
Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
3:08
88
If I Had the World to Give
Bonnie "Prince" Billy - Day of the Dead
2:37
89
True Love Will Find You In The End (1990)
Daniel Johnston - Welcome To My World
1:47
90
To Be Alone With You
Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans
2:48
91
Far Away
Various artists - Red Dead Redemption Original Soundtrack
4:39
92
Oats In The Water
Ben Howard - The Burgh Island EP
4:59
93
Mushaboom (Album)
Feist - Let It Die
3:44
94
Jessica
Adam Green - Friends of Mine [Explicit]
2:37
95
Serpents
Sharon Van Etten - Tramp
3:02
96
I Misunderstood
Richard Thompson - Rumor And Sigh
4:05
97
Wonderful Life
Black - Wonderful Life
4:50
98
Shape Of My Heart
Sting - Ten Summoner's Tales
4:39
99
Between the Wars
Billy Bragg - Billy Bragg, Vol. 1
2:30
100
All Apologies
Nirvana - MTV Unplugged In New York
4:23