A favorite song by one of your favorite singer/songwriters they didn't write

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  1. Price.pittsburgh

    Price.pittsburgh Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Location:
    Florida
    Name a song you really like by one of your favorite singer/songwriters that they didn't write themselves.

    I'll start with a few

    Merle Haggard
    The Fugitive
    It's Not Love (But It's Not Bad)

    Hank Williams Sr.
    Half As Much
    Take These Chains From My Heart
     
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  2. tim_neely

    tim_neely Forum Hall Of Fame

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    Willie Nelson:
    Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain (Fred Rose)
    Always on My Mind (Wayne Carson-Johnny Christopher-Mark James)
    City of New Orleans (Steve Goodman)
     
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  3. tim_neely

    tim_neely Forum Hall Of Fame

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    Central VA
    James Taylor:
    You've Got a Friend (Carole King)
    Handy Man (Otis Blackwell-Jimmy Jones)
     
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  4. Aurora

    Aurora Forum Resident

    Location:
    TN
    "Dumb Blonde" - Dolly Parton
    Writer: Curly Putman
     
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  5. Jerrika

    Jerrika Mysterious Ways

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    Canada
    Cheap Trick - The Flame
     
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  6. Dylan : ' Copper Kettle '
     
  7. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    The Beatles-Roll Over Beethoven
     
  8. Fischman

    Fischman RockMonster, ClassicalMaster, and JazzMeister

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    Colorado
    Justin Hayward:

    Forever Autumn
    Night Flight

    (Both written by Jeff Wayne)
     
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  9. tim_neely

    tim_neely Forum Hall Of Fame

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    Elton John:
    Love Song (Lesley Duncan)
     
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  10. Uncle Ernie

    Uncle Ernie Forum Resident

    Nilsson -- Everybody's Talkin' (Fred Neil)
     
  11. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    The New Riders Of The Purple Sage:
    Long Black Veil
    Dim Light Thick Smoke and Loud Loud Music
     
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  12. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    I love Arlo Guthrie's cover as well!
     
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  13. GreenOwl

    GreenOwl Well-Known Member

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    Oklahoma City
    The Who - Armenia City In The Sky
     
  14. Man at C&A

    Man at C&A Forum Resident

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    England
    Fill Your Heart - David Bowie
     
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  15. lesterbangs

    lesterbangs Forum Resident

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    Southern Indiana
    Courtney Barnett, Kurt Vile- Fear is Like a Forest

    Written by Court's wife- Jen Cloher
     
  16. Uncle Ernie

    Uncle Ernie Forum Resident

    Evan Dando (Lemonheads) -- Into Your Arms

    Written by Robyn St. Clare

     
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  17. JohnQVD

    JohnQVD Forum Resident

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    Buffalo, NY
    Mike Doughty: Real Love (written by Cory Rooney & Mark Morales)
     
  18. Price.pittsburgh

    Price.pittsburgh Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    Florida
    Elton wasn't a lyricist though, but maybe you really like that song's music a lot.
     
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  19. LandHorses

    LandHorses Forum Resident

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    New Joisey
    "My Generation" - Patti Smith
    ("Gloria" too of course, but she made it her own).
     
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  20. maui jim

    maui jim Forum Resident

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    NYC
    CSNY Woodstock by Joni
     
  21. Price.pittsburgh

    Price.pittsburgh Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Location:
    Florida
    Most Lennon Beatles covers
     
  22. lazydawg58

    lazydawg58 Know enough to know how much I don't know

    Location:
    Lillington NC
    Guy Clark - One Paper Kid
     
  23. lonelysea

    lonelysea Forum Crustacean

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    Twin Peaks, WA
    GG Allin - Carmelita
     
  24. Emilio

    Emilio Forum Resident

    Lobo - "California Kid and Reemo"
    Jim Croce - "I Got a Name"
    Nilsson - "Without You"
    Beatles - "Twist and Shout"
    Ace Frehley - "New York Groove", "Into the Night".
    Elton John - "Pinball Wizard"
    David Bowie - "Don't Let Me Down and Down"
     
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  25. danasgoodstuff

    danasgoodstuff Forum Resident

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    Portland, OR
    Hank Williams: "Lost Highway" and "Lovesick Blues".
     
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