Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Song-writing Story Tellers

Just off the top of my head:

Peter Seeger
Peggy Seeger
Eric Bogle
Tom Paxton
David Essig
Stan Rogers
Grit Laskin

now I have to go give an exam....more as they come to mind

7 comments:

Tim Chesterton said...

The following all have at least some narrative songs to their credit:

Kate Rusby
Woodie Guthrie
Steve Earle
Steve Knightley
Ralph McTell
James Keelaghan
Jez Lowe
Richard Schindell
John Prine
Rob Heath (homegrown Alberta talent!)

Kevin said...

Bruce Springsteen.

Erin said...

Great stuff! thanks!

Erin said...

Valdy
Si Kahn
Tommy Makem
Liam Clancy
Ewan MacColl

Erin said...

John Prine

Erin said...

Glen suggests also Harry Chapin.

Bryan Scott said...

Thought I could contribute a few names to the list.

Ray Davies
Bob Dylan
Townes Van Zandt
Kris Kristofferson
Dan Bern
Greg Brown
Jerry Jeff Walker