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 #115386  by vwjodyme
 Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:00 am
With campfire season upon us I was wondering what everyones favorite songs to play are.

I busted out Monkey and the Engineer, Dire Wolf, and Friend of the Devil for some kids this past weekend. Just looking for a few more ideas. I'm also working on I Know you Rider and Jack a roe, but jack a roe is pretty tough after a few beers :lol:
 #115391  by vwjodyme
 Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:56 am
Alright, I think i've put together a pretty solid list running through the songs on this site.

Anyone have any others to add/subtract?

Althea
Bertha
Deal (Not sure how this will turn out on acoustic)
Dire Wolf
Friend of the Devil
I know you Rider
Jack A Roe
Loser
Me & My Uncle
Ripple
Sugaree
Tangled up in Blue ( Good luck remembering all those words :lol: )
Uncle John's Band
 #115394  by TRG
 Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:34 am
Here's a few others:

Been all around this world
Rosalie McFall
Cumberland Blues
Whiskey in the Jar
Deep Elem Blues
 #115421  by tcsned
 Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:41 pm
Dupree's Diamond Blues - I played around a campfire for about 4 hours straight :D
 #115431  by WildEye
 Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:31 pm
Yeah anything off of "not for kids only"... I think "Arkansas Traveler" is a top choice...
 #115445  by tigerstrat
 Fri Jun 29, 2012 7:58 am
wildly dependent on set,setting, audience, time of night (or day)

Beatles, Willie nelson, John Prine, Cat Stevens... how about "TV Party" by Black Flag? or "Bobby Brown Goes Down" by Zappa? "I'll Stop The World" by Modern English"?
 #115451  by jeffm725
 Fri Jun 29, 2012 8:56 am
Black Napkin
 #115456  by Grateful Dad
 Fri Jun 29, 2012 9:43 am
So much good stuff to write. Going camping next week by a river in Lower Bank NJ so any devil related song is good. Here are some of my favorites:

Long Black Veil
The Hobo Song
Evangeline
In the Jailhouse Now
Gates of Eden
Ballad of Hollis Brown
Illegal Smile :D