Best Story Songs

I love story songs I'm sure I'm forgetting a ton CALM DOWN I will sing any of these at karaoke to a rapt audience anytime
  1. Ode to Billie Joe by Bobbie Gentry
    The lazy soulfulness makes me dizzy
  2. Children's Story by Slick Rick
    Only person who can get away with wearing an eyepatch and a crown. This song is why. The ruler
  3. Escape (The Pina Colada Song) by Rupert Holmes
    I have thought about this song more than any other. I could write a dissertation on it if there was such a thing as a phD in things that don't fucking matter
  4. A Boy Named Sue by Johnny Cash
    Yaaaasss!
  5. Coward of the County and The Gambler by Kenny Rogers
    Kenny Rogers used to be cool, I know right?
  6. Leader of the Pack by The Shangri Las
    Look out! Look out! Look out! Best girl group ever.
  7. The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia by Vicki Lawrence
    Deep shit right here
  8. Stan by Eminen
    You had me at crazed fan
  9. Harper Valley PTA by Jeannie C. Riley
    The ultimate slut shamed badass takedown.
  10. Fancy by Bobbie Gentry
    I still want to be Fancy
  11. Space Oddity by David Bowie
    When I heard this song as I kid I declared it the best song ever.
  12. The Devil Went Down To Georgia by The Charlie Daniels Band
    The only problem with this song is that we all know the devil fucking won
  13. Me and Little Andy by Dolly Parton
    This song has it all. And by all I mean a child dying, a dog dying and Dolly Parton talking in a baby voice
  14. Goodbye Earl, The Dixie Chicks
    Suggested by   @Goldie
  15. El Paso - Marty Robbins
    Suggested by   @Larry
  16. The Rake's Song, The Decemberists
    Suggested by   @alien
  17. Coat of Many Colors, Dolly Parton
    Suggested by   @angusisley
  18. The Carroll County Accident, Porter Wagoner
    Suggested by   @angusisley
  19. "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" Gordon Lightfoot
    Suggested by   @stevensodeyburp