…...songs your mother should know …


From the 20’s

¯   Kansas City Kitty (Edgar Leslie, Walter Donaldson)

From the 30’s

¯   Summertime (George Gershwin)

¯   My Happiness (B. Fanning, arr. Elvis Presley)

¯   All of Me (Gerald Marks & Seymour Simons)

¯   Swing Troubadour  (Charles Trenet)

¯   Cheek to Cheek  (Irving Berlin)

¯   It's Only a Paper Moon (Edgar Yipsel Harburg & Billy Rose)

¯   Les Feuilles Mortes  or Autumn Leaves  (Jacques Prévert)

¯   Que Reste-T'Il Des Nos Amours  or I Wish You Love  (Charles Trenet)

¯   Swing Troubadour  (Charles Trenet)

¯   These Foolish Things (H.Marvell, J.Stachey H.Link)

¯   Dream a Little Dream of Me (F.Andre, W. Schwandt, G.Kahn)

From the 40’s

¯   San Antonio Rose  (Bob Wills)

¯   Don't Be Ashamed of Your Age  (Bob Wills)

¯   La Mer or Beyond the Sea (Charles Trenet)

       ¯   Route 66 (Nat King Cole)

From the 50’s

¯   Your Cheatin' Heart  (Hank Williams)

¯   Jambalaya  (Hank Williams)

¯   There’s a Fool Such as I  (William Trader)

¯   Hey Good Lookin'  (Hank Williams)

¯   River is Wide Medley (Nick Reynolds, arr. M.N.Davidson)

¯   All I Have To Do Is Dream (Everly Brothers)

¯   Ring of Fire (Johnny Cash)

       ¯   My Baby's Gone (Louvin Brothers)

From the 60’s

¯   Jamaica Farewell / Under the Boardwalk  (E.Burgess / Drifters)

¯   Blue Bayou (Roy Orbison)

¯   Because (Dave Clark Five)

¯   When I'm Sixty Four (Lennon-McCartney)

       ¯   I'll Follow the Sun (Lennon-McCartney)

¯   The Boxer  (Simon & Garfunkel)

¯   Songs your Mother Should Know (Lennon-McCartney)

¯   Ferry Across the Mersey (Gerry and the Pacemakers)

¯   Someday Soon  (Ian Tyson)

¯   What a Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong)

¯   I Fall to Pieces (Patsy Cline)

¯   Ribbon of Darkness (Marty Robbins)

¯   Invitation to the Blues (Roger Miller)

¯   Devil Woman (Mary Robbins)

From the 70’s

¯   Margaritaville  (Jimmy Buffet)

¯   Moondance  (Van Morrison)

¯   Invitation to the Blues (Roger Miller)

¯   West Texas Waltz  (Flaco Jimenez)

¯   Ripple (Grateful Dead)

¯   Paradise  (John Prine)

¯   Poncho and Lefty (Townes Van Zandt)

¯   The Dutchman  (arr. Steve Goodman)

¯   Kelly Joe's Shoes  (Tim O'Brien)

¯   For Lovin’ Me (Gordon Lightfoot)

¯   Miles of Texas  (D. Johnson, T. Camfield, perf. Asleep at the Wheel)

¯   Streets of Bakersfield (Homer Joy, perf. by Buck Owens and Dwight Yoakam)

From the 80’s

¯   I Won’t Back Down (Tom Petty)

¯   Here in California (Kate Wolf)

From the 90’s

¯   I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For  (U2)

¯   If It Hadn't Been for Love (D.Worley)

¯   Time of Your Life (Green Day)


¯   Hungry for Home (Rodney Crowell and Mary Karr)

¯   La Danse de Joie (Rodney Crowell and Emmylou Harris)

¯   Dreamer (Ry Cooder)

¯   Nothin’ But the Blues (The Time Jumpers)

¯  Wagon Wheel (Bob Dylan and Ketch Secor, perf. Darius Rucker)


¯   Here Today (M.N.Davidson)

¯   Come Home Again  (M.N.Davidson)

¯   Prayer for the Gulf  (M.N.Davidson)

¯   Homeful (M.N.Davidson)

¯   Away Again (M.N.Davidson)

¯   Night Out (M.N.Davidson)

¯   Stones of Vebron (M.N.Davidson)

¯   Louisiana Song (M.N.Davidson)

 French Music Set 

       ¯   Swing Troubadour  (Charles Trenet)

       ¯   Douce France  (Charles Trenet)

       ¯   Les Feuilles Mortes  or Autumn Leaves  (Jacques Prévert) 

       ¯   Que Reste-T'Il Des Nos Amours  or I Wish You Love  (Charles Trenet) 

       ¯   Swing Troubadour  (Charles Trenet) 

       ¯   These Foolish Things w/ french lyrics (H.Marvell, J.Stachey H.Link) 

       ¯   Dream a Little Dream of Me w/ french lyrics (F.Andre, W. Schwandt, G.Kahn)

       ¯   Louisiana Song (M.N.Davidson)

       ¯   La Danse de Joie (Rodney Crowell and Emmylou Harris)

       ¯   La Mer or Beyond the Sea (Charles Trenet)

       ¯   Boum (Charles Trenet)

       ¯   Les Copains D'Abord (George Brassens)

       ¯   La Marine (George Brassens)

       ¯   La Vie en Rose (Edith Piaf) 

       ¯   Menilmontant (Charles Trenet)

       ¯   Savoir Aimer or Stranger on the Shore (Acker Bilk)