50 Greatest Storytelling Songs

To qualify for this list a song must have at least 3 completely different verses and tell a story. You'd be surprised how hard it was to find songs from different genres.
Added by Lorelei Mercer
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Avg. score: 18 of 50 (36%)
Required scores: 1, 9, 14, 20, 26   
How many have you heard?
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"The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" by Gordon Lightfoot
2
Alannah Myles Black Velvet
3
Wildfire by Michael Martin Murphy
4
America by Simon and Garfunkel
5
The Thunder Rolls by Garth Brooks
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This Cowboys Hat by Chris Ledoux
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Hazard by Richard Marx
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John Cougar Mellencamp - Scarecrow
9
Mrs. Robinson
10
Piano Man - Billy Joel
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Dry County by Bon Jovi
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Someone Like You, Adele
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13
When the Children Cry by White Lion
14
Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
15
Candle in the Wind '97 - Elton John
16
Phil Collins - In the Air Tonight
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Goodbye Earl (Dixie Chicks)
18
Tom Sawyer by Rush
19
Stampede by Chris Ledoux
20
Counting Stars by Onerepublic
21
The Wrong Child by R.E.M.
22
February Song by Josh Groban
23
Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
24
Thriller
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25
Beat It - Michael Jackson
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The Blower's Daughter by Damien Rice
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Volcano by Damien Rice
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Cats in the Cradle by Harry Chapin
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Broken Wing by Martina McBride
30
Hey There Delilah by Plain White Ts
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She's in Love With the Boy by Trisha Yearwood
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And Still by Reba Mcentire
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Three Wooden Crosses by Randy Travis
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Every Rose Has It's Thorn
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The Wall
36
Civil War by Guns N' Roses
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37
Rush - 2112 (1976)
38
The Last Unicorn by America
39
Turn the Page by Bob Segar
40
The Legend of John Henry's Hammer by Johnny Cash
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