A really great line from a movie I can’t remember says “The main thing that’s wrong with life is there’s no background music.” The following ever-growing list of songs (in very little particular order except for #1, #2, and #3) and their artists are what would be on the soundtrack if some fool ever made a movie about my life.

  1. “Simple Man” by Lynyrd Skynyrd
  2. “Jesus and Mama” by Confederate Railroad
  3. “Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone)” by Chris Tomlin
  4. “All I Can I Do Is Write About It” by Lynyrd Skynyrd
  5. “Wish You Were Here” by Pink Floyd
  6. “Boondocks” by Little Big Town
  7. “Every Mother’s Son” by Lynyrd Skynyrd
  8. “Take It to the Limit” by The Eagles
  9. “(What this World Needs is) A Few More Rednecks” by Charlie Daniels
  10. “Roll, Gypsy, Roll” by Lynyrd Skynyrd
  11. “All Summer Long” by Kid Rock
  12. “The Ballad of Curtis Loew” by Lynyrd Skynyrd
  13. “She Talks to Angels” by The Black Crowes
  14. “Red, White, and Blue” by Van Zant (which is basically what’s left of Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  15. “Midnight Rider” by The Allman Brothers Band
  16. “The Needle and the Spoon” by Lynyrd Skynyrd
  17. “Mama Tried” by Merle Haggard
  18. “Help Somebody” by Van Zant (See #12)
  19. “Soulshine” by Gov’t Mule
  20. “Freebird” by Lynyrd Skynyrd
  21. “Long Haired Country Boy” by Charlie Daniels
  22. “Tuesday’s Gone” by Lynyrd Skynyrd
  23. “He Went To Paris” by Jimmy Buffett
  24. “Jack Daniels If You Please” by David Allen Coe
  25. “Seeing Things” by The Black Crowes
  26. “Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life)” by Pam Tillis
  27. “Carry on my Wayward Son” by Kansas
  28. “That’s Life” by Frank Sinatra
  29. “Whipping Post” by The Allman Brothers Band
  30. “The Tide is High” by Blondie
  31. “Five Feet High and Rising” by Johnny Cash
  32. “Shine on You Crazy Diamond” by Pink Floyd

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  1. You forgot Desperado and they call me the breeze!! Those I remember very well from our teen and early 20’s years! ~ ~ Tracie 🙂 As well as walk away by Chicago I think.

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