Top 10 Songs That Tell A Complete Story

Normally the style of every country song, (this could be 10 Johnny Cash songs) all types of artists have turned their songs into mini short stories.
  1. 1.
    A Boy Named Sue - Johnny Cash
    "And if I ever have a son, I'll name him... Bill, George, anything but Sue!" Recommend the Folsom Prison version
  2. 2.
    Blood Bank - Bon Iver
    Maybe the best song about falling in love. "Well, I met you at the blood bank We were looking at the bags Wondering if any of the colors Matched any of the names we knew on the tags"
  3. 3.
    Rocky Raccoon - The Beatles
    Do you check every hotel room drawer for Gideon's Bible like me?
  4. 4.
    The River - Bruce Springsteen
    "Then I got Mary pregnant and man that was all she wrote And for my nineteenth birthday I got a union card and a wedding coat We went down to the courthouse and the judge put it all to rest No wedding day smiles no walk down the aisle No flowers no wedding dress" ouch.
  5. 5.
    Outfit - Drive By Truckers
    An updated version of The River "Well, I used to go out in a Mustang, a 302 Mach One in green. Me and your Mama made you in the back and I sold it to buy her a ring."
  6. 6.
    Stan - Eminem
    The best single narrative (double narrative really) rap ever.
  7. 7.
    Eurotrash Girl - Cracker
    "Called my mom from a pay phone I said, "I'm down to my last" She said, "I sent you to college Now go call your dad"
  8. 8.
    Coward of the County - Kenny Rogers
    Amazing subject matter for 1979. So good they made a movie out of it!
  9. 9.
    Cats in the Cradle - Harry Chapin
    All fathers: I dare you not to tear up. PS disregard the Ugly Kid Joe version.
  10. 10.
    One Piece at a Time - Johnny Cash
    The story of a Grand Theft Auto that happens over 20 years