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#395444 - 02/10/17 06:01 PM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song)
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Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song)

This thread is for country/folk/acoustic/bluegrass/"unplugged" type songs.

The songs should be"
- not already present in the song titles database in Band-in-a-Box 2017. You can easily see that, by typing the title in using the StylePicker, or the dedicated Titles Browser

For example, if you type "On the Road Again" .... and it isn't there, just post a message here, saying

On the Road Again - Willie Nelson
(the artist is optional, though appreciated)

Feel free to add personal comments - remember that we are having fun here, it isn't brain surgery smile

Let's not start adding 'obscure' songs that you think are awesome, but aren't know by a wide audience.
The test is, would a person familiar with the genre and the decade recognize this song?
The point here is that you wouldn't want to be browsing a titles database if it had a bunch of obscure songs. We're at 8,000 songs now, and they are roughly equal (country=pop=jazz). So based on that, you'd have to consider the song that you're recommending to be in the top 3,000 of the country or pop or jazz genre.

We will update the database with the songs you recommend.

Please do not post songs from a third party list (for example if you find a site listing 500 top country songs)- that list would be copyrighted material and we wouldn't enter it.

A good way to find songs might be to use the Titles browser in 2017, find your favorite artist, and sort by them, and see if we've missed some.

One of the reasons I added this feature, was to answer a question that's intrigued me.... and that is
"How many popular songs does a person recognize" . is it 1,000, or 5,000 or 20,000?
For example, everyone knows 'Let It Be'
... and Purple People Eater? ... if you lived through the 50's
... and 24K Magic (Bruno Mars) if you're paying attention and listening to music since 2010

The point is all those songs should be on the list, if they are recognizable to someone who is familiar with music of the genre and the decade.
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#395516 - 02/11/17 06:39 AM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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Six days on the road - Dave Dudley - You Tube


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#395665 - 02/12/17 03:56 AM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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Take these chains from my heart - Ray Charles - You Tube



(Different from Hank Williams)


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#395699 - 02/12/17 07:02 AM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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Blanket On The Ground - Billie Jo Spears - You Tube
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#395764 - 02/12/17 11:03 AM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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Fifteen Years Ago - Conway Twitty - You Tube


I Don't Know A Thing About Love - Conway Twitty - You Tube


I'd Love To Lay You Down - Conway Twitty - You Tube


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#395770 - 02/12/17 11:13 AM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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Dont Cry Joni - Conway Twitty & Joni Lee - You Tube


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P.S. Forgot to add to last songs blush
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#395862 - 02/13/17 05:51 AM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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My Toot Toot - Fats Domino & Doug Kershaw - You Tube


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#395874 - 02/13/17 07:44 AM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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Your Cheatin' Heart- Jerry Lee Lewis - Norah Jones - You Tube


Take Me Home Country Roads - Olivia Newton John - You Tube


Is There Something On Your Mind - Willie Nelson - You Tube


Ruby Tuesday - Don Williams - You Tube


Walking The Floor Over You - Pat Boone - You Tube


Always On My Mind - Willie Nelson - You Tube


Still - Bill Anderson - You Tube


More Like The Movies - Dr Hook - You Tube


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#395875 - 02/13/17 08:17 AM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry - Moon Mullican - You Tube


Little Green Apples - Roger Miller - You Tube


I Love You Because - Jim Reeves - You Tube


Crystal Chandeliers - Charley Pride - You Tube


Goodnight Irene - Jerry Lee Lewis - You Tube


Reuben James - Kenny Rogers - You Tube


Burning Bridges - Roger Miller - You Tube



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#395892 - 02/13/17 11:24 AM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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You're My Best Friend - Don Williams - You Tube


Sally Was A Good Old Girl - Waylon Jennings - You Tube


Will The Circle Be Unbroken - Jerry Lee Lewis - You Tube


When Two Worlds Collide - Roger Miller - You Tube


A Stranger In My Arms - Patsy Cline - You Tube


George



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Edited by George Nelson (02/13/17 11:25 AM)
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#395898 - 02/13/17 12:20 PM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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Edited by Mike Head (02/13/17 12:21 PM)
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#395988 - 02/14/17 01:58 AM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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Am I That Easy To Forget - Carl Belew - You Tube


Just Out Of Reach - Patsy Cline - You Tube


Honky Tonk Merry Go Round - Patsy Cline - You Tube


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#396316 - 02/16/17 02:27 PM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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Here`s a starter list of British Folk Revival songs which would be recognised by fans of the genre:



Who Knows Where The Time Goes Fairport Convention

Tam Lin

Cajun Woman

Farewell Farewell

The Sea Fotheringay

Riverman Nick Drake

Cello Song

Northern Sky

Once I Had A Sweetheart Pentangle

Lord Franklin

House Carpenter

Springtime Promises

Bless The Weather John Martyn

May You Never

Streets of London Ralph McTell

Painting Box Incredible String Band

More like this please,
Robert








Edited by Robertkc (02/16/17 02:30 PM)

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#396554 - 02/18/17 03:26 AM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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No Place To Fall - Townes Van Zandt - You Tube


Yesterday's Tears - Ernest Tubb - You Tube


You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry - Moon Mulligan - You Tube


Down On My Kness - Hank Locklin - You Tube


Cold, Cold Heart - Jerry Lee Lewis - You Tube


Before The Teardrop Falls - Freddy Fender - You Tube


Cry, Cry, Cry - Johnny Cash - You Tube


Angel Band - Porter Wagoner - You Tube


You're Never Been This Far Before - Conway Twitty - You Tube


When Two Worlds Collide - Roger Miller - You Tube


Dear God, I Go To Church On A Sunday - Patsy Cline - You Tube


Words - Rita Coolidge - You Tube


Here Comes My Baby - Dottie West - You Tube


Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad - Tammy Wynette - You Tube


Lonesome Number One – Don Gibson - You Tube


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#397309 - 02/23/17 06:42 AM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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Love her for awhile. Sam Outlaw

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#397598 - 02/25/17 02:53 AM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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Blackboard Of My Heart - Hank Thompson - You Tube


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#397702 - 02/25/17 12:53 PM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Old Country Church [Re: PeterGannon]
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"Old Country Church" - Southern Country / Bluegrass Gospel

++ (Fast) Bluegrass Example ++

++ (Slower) Country Example ++
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#397943 - 02/27/17 02:28 AM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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Are You Teasing Me - Roly Daniels & Dee Reilly - You Tube

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#397947 - 02/27/17 03:04 AM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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Last Train to San Fernando - Johnny Duncan and the Bluegrass Boys - You Tube


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#398749 - 03/04/17 05:37 AM [Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database] Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song) [Re: PeterGannon]
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Happy Journey – Hank Locklin - You Tube


Loving You Is Killing Me – Alabama - You Tube


The Legend Of Bonny And Clyde – Merle Haggard - You Tube


She's Mine- George Jones - You Tube


Thanks A Lot – Johnny Cash - You Tube



Take A Letter Miss Gray – Justin Tubb - You Tube



Please Release Me – Ray Price - You Tube


The Last Word in Lonesome Is Me – Roger Miller - You Tube


The Teddy Bear Song – Barbara Fairchild - You Tube


One Day At A Time – Lena Martell - You Tube


Crazy Dreams – Patsy Cline - You Tube


The Green Green Grass Of Home – Tom Jones - You Tube


Cowboy Boots – Dave Dudley - You Tube


Among My Souvenirs – Connie Francis - You Tube


My Elusive Dreams – Tammy Wynette & George Jones - You Tube


Kentucky Gambler – Merle Haggard - You Tube


Southern Nights – Glen Campbell - You Tube


It Wasn't God Who Made Honkytonk Angels – Loretta lynn, Tammy Wynette & Dolly Parton - You Tube


What I've Got In Mind – Billie Jo Spears - You Tube


The Wings Of A Dove – Ferlin Husky - You Tube


Anytime You're Feeling Lonely – Slim Whitman - You Tube


If You Ain't Loving – George Strait - You Tube


Since I Met You Baby – Ivory Joe Hunter - You Tube



The Roots Of My Raising – Merle Haggard - You Tube



Satin Sheets – Jeanne Pruett - You Tube



Waterloo – Stonewall Jackson - You Tube



Crying In The Rain – Don Williams - You Tube



57 Chevrolet – Billie Jo Spears - You Tube



Bimbo – Jim Reeves - You Tube



Misty Blue – Joe Simon - You Tube



Silver Wings – Josh Turner - You Tube



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