These are the songs I like listed by author.
Choctaw Bingo – James McMurtry: Just another Texas boy with a guitar.
Ray Wylie Hubbard – Choctaw Bingo: Just another Oklahoma boy with a guitar.
Dire Straights – Money For Nothing: I’d be hard pressed to name my favorite Dire Straights song. I also like Sultans of Swing, So Far Away and Walk of LIfe. Money for nothing was, however, a seriously big hit.
Turnpike Troubadours – Gin, Smoke, Lies: I like 7&7 better. Face it, 4,232,200 views on YouTube is a dead giveaway. It’s the lyrics – trust me. Every Girl is also one of my favorites. Just some more Oklahoma boys in a band.
Toby Keith – Beer For My Horses ft. Willie Nelson: I just like the song and this version has a funny video. Just another Oklahoma boy with a guitar.
Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard – Pancho & Lefty: Just another Texas boy with a guitar.
Ry Cooder – Fool For A Cigarette/Feelin’ Good: The most profound one line statement I’ve ever heard is “All the money in the world is spent on feeling good.” This where I heard it. I started listening to Ry Cooder in 1970 but my favorite album is Paradise and Lunch (1974).
Bob Dylan – Mr. Tambourine Man (Live at the Newport Folk Festival. 1964): Very early Dylan. I’m not sure he was even shaving.
The Doors – Light My Fire – 1967: Old. TV stuff. Not the best Doors video but it doesn’t drag on and it gives you the essence of who they were in their early years.
Jefferson Airplane – White Rabbit, Live from Woodstock 1969: Not the best video but it does show the lyrics and it is from Woodstock.
Garth Brooks Friends in Low Places Live 1990: Just another Oklahoma boy with a guitar.
Otis Taylor – Hey Joe – Rare Photos: It’s the pictures, man.
Paul Thorn – I Guess I’ll Just Stay Married: It’s a little philosophical. Sorta bluesy. Sorta sad. Sorta life.