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The Standard Standards


This is from a little programming project using iTunes. I found songs from five pretty good sources of "standards" on the internet and in my books and used smart playlists to list songs that were on four or five of the lists.


The Lists:

Dave's Database top 100s internet

Dick Hyman 100 songs you need to know songbook

music vault -- Warner Brothers songbook

Top Standards internet

wikipedia jazz standards internet



On all five lists:


Body and Soul

Lover, Come Back to Me

Somebody Loves Me

Sweet Georgia Brown

What Is This Thing Called Love?



On four of five lists:

Am I Blue


Body and Soul

Dancing in the Dark

Embraceable You

Get Happy

I Can't Give You Anything But Love

I Get a Kick Out of You

I Got Rhythm

I'm in the Mood for Love

I've Got the World on a String

Jeepers Creepers

Just One of Those Things

Lover, Come Back to Me

The Man I Love

Night and Day

Oh, Lady Be Good

On the Sunny Side of the Street

'Round Midnight


Somebody Loves Me

Someone to Watch Over Me

Sometimes I'm Happy

Sweet Georgia Brown

Tea for Two

The Very Thought of You

The Way You Look Tonight

What Is This Thing Called Love?

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Blue Moon - Marcels

Cheek to Cheek - Irving Berlin

Fly Me to The Moon - Bart Howard

Girl From Ipanema - Carlos Jobim

Lady is a Tramp - Rodgers Hart

Love Me Tender - Elvis

Moon River - Henry Mancini

Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong





Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison

Buttercup - The Foundations

Catch The Wind - Donovan

I Feel Fine - Beatles

I Feel Good - James Brown

It Takes Two - Marvin Gaye

I'll Be There - The Four Tops

Light My Fire - Doors

Moon Dance - Van Morrison

Rescue Me - Fontella Bass

Yesterday - Beatles

You Can't Hurry Love - Supremes




Billie Jean - Michael Jackson

Blackbird - Beatles

Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Franki Valli

Dancing Queen - Abba

Disco Inferno - Trammps

How Deep is Your Love - Beegees

Norwegian Wood - Beatles

Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry

Space Oddity - David Bowie

Sunshine of My Life - Stevie Wonder

Thinking of You - Sister Sledge

Twentieth Century Boy - Marc Bolan



80s, 90s

Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen

Don't Know Why - Norah Jones

Every Breath You Take - Police

Faith - George Michael

Fast Car - Tracy Chapman

I'll Be There For You - Rembrandts

Mad World - Tears For Fears

More Than Words - Extreme

Perfect - Fairground Attraction

Parklife - Blur

Power of Love - Huey Lewis

Promise - Radiohead

Red Red Wine - UB40

Sing It Back - Moloko

Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Eva Cassidy

Faith - George Michael

Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown

Step On - Happy Mondays

Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams

Tainted Love - Soft Cell

Wonderwall - Oasis

Yellow - Coldplay




All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor

Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke

Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepson

From Eden - Hozier

Forget You - Ceelo Green

Happy - Pharrell Williams

If I DIdn't Know Better - Civil Wars

Locked Out of Heaven - Bruno Mars

Love Yourself - Ed Sheeran/Bieber

Make You Feel My Love - Bob Dylan/Adele

Marry You - Bruno Mars

Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5

Perfect - Ed Sheeran

Price Tag - Jessie J

Rather Be - Clean Bandit

Rehab - Amy Winehouse

Riptide - Vance Joy

Smile - Lily Allen

Starships - Nicki Minaj

Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus

Thinkin' Out Loud - Ed Sheeran

Thousand Years - Christina Perri

Valerie - Amy Winehouse

Wicked Game - Chris Isaak










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I find myself constantly reviewing my set lists these days, partly to cater toward my "slightly" younger audience but mainly to keep myself interested.

To that end these are a few that I have recently added.

Crazy - Gnarles Barclay (play it in the same key as original and have added a bluesy solo at the end)

Venus - Shocking Blue / Bananarama (I was looking for a song that went from open chords to bar chords for my students) this song was top of the charts twice twenty years apart so fits nicely with my demographic.

Call Me - Blondie (translates well to a solo performer) a hit in 1980 which is scarily nearly 40 ago

The Boxer - Paul Simon (I am a weak finger picker, but someone requested this and I thought why not)

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I only started up my solo acoustic presentation in about 2011. In the old HC days I was a metal band guy. boy how times have changed! Sorry the font is so big, it's the smallest the HC options will let me do.

1) Wish you were here

2) Melissa

3) She Talks to Angels

4) You and Me

5) Who'll Stop the Rain

6) The Times They are a Changing (Ghp)

7) Folsom Prison Blues

😎 Highway 20 Ride (C3)

9) It Ain't Easy Bein' Me

10) Redemption Song

11) Wrote A Song For Everyone

12) Through Glass

13) I Walk The Line (C1)

14) Sunburn

15) Let's Go Dancing

16) Burn One Down

17) Nutshell

18) Bad, Bad Leroy Brown

19) Simple Man

20) Elderly Woman Behind A Counter

21) Friend Of The Devil

22) You Don't know How It Feels(E harp)

23) Mary Jane's Last Dance(G harp)

24) Nowhere Man

25) Margaritaville

26) Wonderwall (C1)

27) Driver 8

28) Chicken Fried

29) Whiskey In The Jar (C3)

30) Cocaine Blues

31) Needle And The Damage Done

32) Welcome To The Machine

33) Into The Mystic (C3)

34) Under The Milky Way (C5) (C harp)

35) Knocking On Heaven's Door

36) Rivers of Babylon

37) Mrs. Robinson

38) Pencil thin Mustache

39) Behind Blue Eyes

40) Drive (Incubus)

41) Black

42) Wild Horses

43) Seagull

44) In Your Eyes

45) Blackbird

46) Barricades Of Heaven

47) Last Kiss

48) On This Train (C harp)

49) Runaway Train

50) I Used to Love Her

51) No Woman No Cry

52) Turn The Page

53) One

54) Every Rose Has It's Thorn

55) Wild World

56) Losing My Religion

57) Everything Changes

58) Blister In The Sun

59) 3AM

60) Stuck On You (C3)

61) I Am The Highway

62) Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)

63) The Whiskey And You

64) My My Hey Hey(Out of The Blue)(C)

65) Lodi

66) Landslide (C3)

67) Good Hearted Woman

68) You've Got To Hide Your Love Away

69) I'll Be Here A While

70) Working Class Hero (C3)

71) Over Your Shoulder

72) Black Muddy River

73) The Letter

74) I've Just Seen a Face

75) You Wreck Me

76) Toes

77) Rocket Man

78) Dirty Old Egg Suckin' Dog

79) Low

80) Comfortably numb

81) Dead Flowers (C3)

82) What I Got

83) Let Her Cry

84) American Pie

85) Stand By Me

86) Comes A Time (G Harp)

87) Hey Jealousy

88) Delia's Gone

89) Hey There Delilah

90) Love Will Keep Us Alive

91) Don't Look Back In Anger

92) Wagon Wheel

93) Brown Eyed Girl

94) Unwell

95) Dock Of The Bay

96) Crazy Mary

97) The River (G Harp)

98) Have You Ever Seen The Rain

99) Don't Think Twice It's Alright (C4)

100) Hurt

101) Stir It Up

102) Nothing Else Matters

103) Slide

104) Lonesome Dove

105) Signs

106) Nine Pound Hammer

107) Badfish

108) All Along The Watchtower (C harp)

109) Ball And Chain (F Harp)

110) The Wild Rover

111) River Of Deceit

112) Heart Of Gold

113) Paper Chains

114) Secret Agent Man

115) Here's A Quarter, Call Someone

116) Piano Man (C harp)

117) Garden Grove

118) Road To Ensenada (C6)

119) Home (C4)

120) Fire And Rain (C3)

121) Wonderful Tonight

122) Sunset Boulevard (C4)

123) The First Cut Is The Deepest

124) Santeria

125) Seven Bridges Road

126) Breakfast At Tiffany's

127) Long Haired Country Boy (Drop D)

128) Sunday Morning Coming Down (C3)

129) Change (A Harp)

130) Take Me Home Country Roads (C1)

131) Ain't No Sunshine

132) Pink Houses

133) Son Of A Son Of A Sailor (G Harp)

134) Dolphins Cry

135) Whiskey Lullaby (Capo 3)

136) Everlong

137) Sober

138) Free

139) Baby I Love Your Way (C3)

140) Love song

141) And It Stoned Me

142) Put Another Log On The Fire

143) In The Air Tonight

144) Blue On Black

145) What It's Like

146) Long December (C2)

147) City Of New Orleans

148) Friends In Low Places

149) Goin' South

150) The Gambler

151) My Hometown (Charlie R)

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