The Stephen W. Terrell Web Log Songbook

As devoted readers of this blog know, I sometimes post about individual songs I love. I try to give a little history, embed the earliest possible version and show various versions and offshoots.

Here is a list of links to those posts, most of which are Throwback Thursday posts.


All My Trials

April Showers

Are You Lonesome Tonight

Artificial Flowers

Auld Lang Syne

The Band Played On

Beedle um Bum 

Big Bad John

Bonaparte's Retreat

Brennan on the Moor

Buffalo Gals 

Bully of the Town

Cabbage Head / Four Nights Drunk / Wake Up Baby 

Cocaine Blues 

Crawdad Hole     

Darktown Strutters' Ball

Deep Ellum Blues

Down to the Valley to Pray

Diver Boy / Edwin

From the Land of Sky Blue Water

Flora The Lily of the West

(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66

Ghost Riders in the Sky 

Going Home / Miracles

Goober Peas

Goodnight Irene

Gotta Travel On

Gypsy Davey

Hanging Johnny

He Was a Friend of Mine

Hey Joe

How Come My Dog Don't Bark (When You Come Around)?

House of the Rising Sun

I Ain't Got Nobody

I Ride an Old Paint

I'll See You in My Dreams

I'll See You in My Dreams (part 2)

Jimmy Brown the Newsboy

Just a Gigolo

Lili Marleen

Long Black Veil

Mack the Knife

Moonlight Bay

Motherless Child 

Muleskinner Blues

Oh My Darling Clementine

Parchman Farm

Pablo Picasso 

Polk Salad Annie 

Pretty Peggy-O


Sam Hall

See That My Grave is Kept Clean / One Kind Favor

Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair

The Sheik of Araby 

She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain 

Shortnin' Bread

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Sinner Man

Sloop John B   

The Snake 


St. James Infirmary / Streets of Laredo / Dyin' Crapshooter Blues / Unfortunate Rake 

That Lucky Old Sun

These Boots Are Made For Walkin'

This Train

True Religion

Two Lovely Black Eyes

Where or When

White House Blues / Mr. Garfield

Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate 


The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

The Year of Jubilo

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