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This first part is in alphabetical order and has songs from the 1950's - 2000's on it. Scroll past this to get to the "Modern" song list.

Al Green
-  Let's Stay Together
-     Take Me To The River
Allman Brothers Band, The
-     Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More
-     Melissa
-     Ramblin’ Man
-     Statesboro Blues
Arlen & Harburg (Isai K….and Eva Cassidy and…)
-        Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Bachman Turner Overdrive
          -     Taking Care Of Business
Band, The
-        Acadian Driftwood
-        It Makes No Difference
-        King Harvest (Has Surely Come)
-        Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, The
-        Ophelia
-        Up On Cripple Creek
-        Weight, The
Barenaked Ladies
-        Alcohol
-        If I Had A Million Dollars
-        I’ll Be That Girl
-        In The Car
-        Life in a Nutshell
-        Never is Enough
-        Old Apartment, The
-        Pinch Me
Beatles, The
-        A Hard Day’s Night
-        Across The Universe
-        All My Loving
-        Birthday
-        Blackbird
-        Can’t Buy Me Love
-        Dear Prudence
-        Eight Days A Week
-        Eleanor Rigby
-        For No One
-        Get Back
-        Girl
      Got To Get You Into My Life
-        Help!
-        Her Majesty
-        Here, There, and Everywhere
-        I Saw Her Standing There
-        I Will
-        If I Fell
-        In My Life
-        Julia
-        Let it Be
-        Love Me Do
-        Mean Mr. Mustard
-        Norwegian Wood
-        Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da
-        Polythene Pam
-        Rocky Raccoon
-        She Came In Through The Bathroom Window
-        She Loves You
-        Something
-        Things We Said Today
-        Twist and Shout
-        With A Little Help From My Friends
-        You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away
Ben Folds
-        The Luckiest
Ben Harper
-        Burn One Down
-        Diamonds on the Inside
-        Steal My Kisses
Better Than Ezra
-        At The Stars
-        Extraordinary
Bill Withers
-        Ain't No Sunshine
-        Lean on Me
Bo Diddley
-        Who Do You Love
Bob Dylan
-        Absolutely Sweet Marie
-        All Along the Watchtower
-        Ballad of a Thin Man
-        Blowin’ In The Wind
-        Bob Dylan’s 115th Dream
-        Boots of Spanish Leather
-        Chimes of Freedom
-        Desolation Row
-        Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
-        Farewell Angelina
-        Fourth Time Around
-        From A Buick 6
-        Highway 61 Revisited
-        I Want You
-        I Shall Be Free No. 10
-        I Shall Be Released
-        It Ain’t Me Babe
-        It Takes a Lot to Laugh,…Train to Cry
-        It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue
-        Just Like A Woman
-        Just Like Tom Thumbs Blues
-        Knockin’ on Heavens Door
-        Lay Lady Lay
-        Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat
-        Like A Rolling Stone
-        Love Minus Zero/No Limit
-        Maggie’s Farm
-        Most Likely You Go Your Way and I’ll Go Mine
-        Motorpsycho Nightmare
-        Mr. Tambourine Man
-        My Back Pages
-        On The Road Again
-        One Of Us Must Know (Soon or Later)
-        Outlaw Blues
-        Peggy Day
-        Pledging My Time
-        Positively 4th Street
-        Queen Jane Approximately
-        Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
-        Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
-        She Belongs To Me
-        Shelter From The Storm
-        Simple Twist of Fate
-        Spanish Harlem Incident
- Stuck Inside of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
-        Subterranean Homesick Blues
-        Tangled Up In Blue
-        Tell Me That It Isn’t True
-        Temporary Like Achilles
-        The Times They Are A-Changin’
-        To Ramona
-        Tombstone Blues
-        Visions of Johanna
-        With God On Our Side
-        You’re A Big Girl Now
-        You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
Bob Marley
-        Is This Love?
-        Buffalo Solider
-        No Woman No Cry
-        Redemption Song
-        Stir it Up
-        Three Little Birds
Bobby Fuller Four
-        I Fought The Law
Bon Jovi
-        It’s My Life
-        You Give Love A Bad Name
Box Tops, The (or Joe Cocker)
-        The Letter
Bright Eyes
-        At The Bottom of Everything
-        Bowl of Oranges
-        First Day of My Life
- I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
-        Four Winds
-        Landlocked Blues
-        We Are Nowhere and It’s Now
Bruce Springsteen
-        Dancing in the Dark
-        Does This Bus Stop at 82nd Street?
-        Hungry Heart
-        Jersey Girl (This is actually a Tom Waits song)
-        I’m On Fire
-        My Hometown
Buddy Holly
-        Everyday
-        I’m Gonna Love You Too
-        It Doesn’t Matter Anymore
-        Not Fade Away
-        Peggy Sue
-        Rave On
-        That’ll Be The Day
-        Well, All Right
Buffalo Springfield
-     For What It’s Worth
-     Glycerine
Carole King
-        You’ve Got a Friend
Cat Stevens
-   If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out
-     Peace Train
-     Wild World
Chuck Berry
-        Johnny B. Goode
-        No Particular Place To Go
- You Never Can Tell (AKA: C'est la vie or Teenage Wedding)
-        Clocks
-        Don’t Panic
-        Green Eyes
-        In My Place
-        Scientist, The
-        Viva La Vida
Counting Crows
-     A Long December
-     Hanging Around
-     Mr. Jones
-     Omaha
-     Low
-     Crossroads (Robert Johnson)
Creedence Clearwater Revival
-     Bad Moon Rising
-     Down on the Corner
-     Fortunate Son
-     Looking Out My Back Door
-     Proud Mary
Dave Matthews Band
-        Bartender
-        Crash Into Me
-        #41 (Forty-one)
-        Grace is Gone
-        Jimi Thing
David Bowie
-        Space Oddity
David Gray
-        Babylon
-        Please Forgive Me
-        Sail Away
-        This Year’s Love
Death Cab For Cutie
-     I Will Follow You Into The Dark
Decemberists, The
-     Red Right Ankle
Deep Blue Something
-     Breakfast at Tiffanies
Dire Straits
-        Portabelle Belle
-        Romeo and Juliet
-        Sultans of Swing
-        Walk of Life
-        Wild West End
-     Under the Sea
-     Carry You
-     General, The
-     Out Loud
-     Two Coins
Don Henley
-     Boys of Summer
Doors, The
-     Crystal Ship, The
-     Indian Summer
-     People are Strange
-     Roadhouse Blues
-     Summer’s Almost Gone
Dustin Kensrue (Thrice)
-     Consider the Ravens
-     I Knew You Before
Eagle Eyed Cherry
-     Save Tonight
Edwin McCain
-     I’ll Be
Emerson, Lake, and Palmer
-         Lucky Man
Eric Clapton
-         Bell Bottom Blues
-         Cocaine
-         Crossroads (Cream)
-     Further On Up The Road
-     Layla
-     Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out
-     Wonderful Tonight
Everly Brothers, The
-     Bye Bye Love
-     The Way
Fleetwood Mac
-     Landslide
Flying Burrito Brothers, The
-    Dark End of the Street
-     My Uncle
-     Sin City
Foo Fighters
- Big Me
Foundations, The
-        Build Me Up Buttercup
- Shimmer
Gary Jules
-        Barstool
-        Mad World
-        Patchwork G
-        Something Else
Gavin DeGraw
-     Belief
-     Chariot
-   Nice To Meet You, Anyway
George Thorogood
-        Who Do You Love
Gin Blossoms
-        Hey Jealousy
Glen Hansard and Markéta
-     Falling Slowly
Goo Goo Dolls, The
-        Give a Little Bit (Supertramp)
-        Slide
-        Sympathy
Grateful Dead
-        Friend of the Devil
-        Ripple
Green Day
-        Boulevard of Broken Dreams
-        Good Riddance ( Time Of Your Life)
-        Minority
-        When I Come Around
Guns ‘n’ Roses
-     Knockin’ on Heavens Door (Dylan)
-     Patience
Harry Chapin
-     Cats in the Cradle
Howie Day
-     Collide
-     Everything Else
-    Morning After
-     She Says
-     Sorry, So Sorry
Jack Johnson
-     Banana Pancakes
-     Better Together
-     Breakdown
-     Cocoon
-     Constellations
-     Cookie Jar
-     Cupid
-     Dreams Be Dreams
-     Fall line
- Flake
-     Gone
-     Rodeo Clowns
-     Sitting, Waiting, Wishing
-     Symbol in My Driveway
-    Taylor
-     Times Like These
-     Tomorrow Morning
-     Traffic in the Sky
-     Wasting Time
James Taylor
-     Carolina in My Mind
-    County Road
-     You’ve Got a Friend (Carole King)
Jeff Buckley
-     Hallelujah
Jeff Healey
-     Angel Eyes (John Hiatt)
J Geils Band
-     Angel in Blue
-    Centerfold   
Jim Croce
-     Bad Leroy Brown
-     Operator
-     You Don’t Mess Around
Jimi Hendrix
-     All Along the Watchtower (Bob Dylan)
-     Angel
-     The Wind Cries Mary
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
-        I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll
Joe Cocker –
-      Feelin’ Alright
-     Letter, The
John Lennon
-        Imagine
-        Working Class Hero
John Mellencamp
-        Jack and Diane
-        Pink Houses
John Hiatt
-        Angel Eyes
-        Have A Little Faith in Me
-        Perfectly Good Guitar
John Prine
-     Angel From Montgomery
-     Bruised Orange
-     That’s The Way The World Goes Round
Kid Rock
-        Picture
Kinks, The
-        Come Dancing
-        Lola
-        Sunny Afternoon
Leonard Cohen
-        Famous Blue Raincoat
-        Hallelujah
-        In My Secret Life
-        Suzanne
-        Tonight Will Be Fine   
- Tower of Song
Little Feat
-        Willin’
Los Lobos
-     When The Circus Comes To Town (Phish also cover this)
Lou Reed
-        Sweet Jane
Lovin’ Spoonful
-        Darlin’ Be Home Soon
-        Daydream
-        Summer in the City
Lyle Lovett
-        If I Had a Boat
- She's No Lady
Lynyrd Skynyrd
-        Gimme Three Steps
-        Sweet Home Alabama
Matchbox 20
-     3 A.M.
-      Push
-     Unwell
Modern English
-         I Melt With You
Monkees, The
-     I’m A Believer
Neil Young
-     After the Gold Rush
-     Heart of Gold
-     Dumb
-     Polly
Norah Jones
-     Come Away With Me
-     Don’t Know Why
-     Shoot the Moon
O.A.R. (Of a Revolution)
-    City On Down
-     Crazy Game of Poker
-    Hey Girl
-        Champagne Supernova
-        Wonderwall
Otis Redding
-     Sitting on the Dock of the Bay
Paul Simon
-        Duncan
-        Kodachrome
-        Me and Julio Down By The School Yard
-     Diamonds On The Soles of Her Shoes
Pearl Jam
-        Betterman
-        Black
-        Daughter
-        Elderly Woman Behind a Counter in a Small Town (Hearts and Thoughts)
-        Last Kiss
Peter Gabriel
-     In Your Eyes
-     Bathtub Gin
-   Waste
-      When the Circus Comes To Town
Pink Floyd
-     Breathe
-     Comfortably Numb
-     Wish You Were Here
Police, The
-        Every Breath You Take
Popa Chubby
-     I Can’t See The Light Of Day
-     Same Old Blues
-        Creep
Ray LaMontagne
-        Barfly
-        Burn
-        Empty
-        Gone Away From Me
-        Hannah
-        Jolene
-        Trouble
- You Are the Best Thing
Red Hot Chili Peppers
-   Under the Bridge
Robert Johnson
-        Crossroads
-        Statesboro Blues
-        Sweet Home Chicago
Rod Stewart
-     Forever Young
-     Ooh La La
Rolling Stones, The
-     Dead Flowers
-     Honky Tonk Woman
-     Sympathy For The Devil
-     Wild Horses
Roy Orbison
-    Pretty Woman
Sam Cooke
-        Another Saturday Night
-        Cupid
-        Havin’ a Party
- (What A) Wonderful World (AKA Don't Know Much)
Simon & Garfunkel
-        America
-        American Tune
-        April Come She Will
-        Baby Driver
-        Boxer, The
-        Cecelia
-        Dangling Conversation, The
-        Homeward Bound
-        Leaves That Are Green
-        Only Living Boy in New York, The
-        Sparrow
-        Song For The Asking
-        Sun Is Burning, The
Sister Hazel
-    All For You
Soul Asylum
-        Runaway Train
Stealers Wheel
-        Stuck in the Middle With You
-        Magic Carpet Ride
Steve Miller Band
-        Take The Money and Run
-        The Joker
Steve Goodman
-        City Of New Orleans
Stevie Ray Vaughn
-        Life By the Drop
- The Things I Used to Do
- The Sky is Crying
Stevie Wonder
-        Superstitious
-        Fields of Gold
Stone Temple Pilots
-     Big Empty
-     Plush
-        Badfish
-        Boss DJ
-        Get Ready
-        Little District
-        Mary
-        Marley Medley
-        Pool Shark
-        Right Back
-        Rivers of Babylon
-        Santeria
-        Saw Red
-        Smoke Two Joints
-        STP
-        What I Got
Sufjan Stevens
-      John Wayne Gacy Jr.
Sugar Ray
-       Fly
-     Give a Little Bit
Talking Heads
-     Take Me To The River (Al Green)
T. Rex
-     Jeepster
Tears for Fears
-        Mad World
Temptations, The
-        My Girl
Third Eye Blind
-        How’s It Gonna Be
Tim Buckley
-        Once I Was
Tom Petty
-        American Girl
-        Breakdown
-        Free Fallin’
-        I Won’t Back Down
-        Learning To Fly
-        Mary Jane’s Last Dance
-        Running Down a Dream
-        You Don’t Know How It Feels
Tom Waits (I know a bunch more than these, just ask!)
-     Heart of Saturday Night, The
-     Hold On
-      I Don’t Wanna Grow Up
-     If You Could Only See
-        Rivers of Babylon
-      Feelin’ Alright
-        Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)
-        When I Look to the Sky
-     One
-     With or Without You
Van Morrison
-     And It Stoned Me
-     Brown Eyed Girl
-     Moondance
Verve, The
-        Drugs Don’t Work, The
-        Bittersweet Symphony
Verve Pipe, The
-     The Freshman
Warren Zevon
-        Accidentally Like A Martyr
-        Lawyers, Guns, and Money
-        Tenderness on the Block
Wayne Cochran
-        Last Kiss
           - Beverly Hills
-        Ashes of American Flags
-        Forget the Flowers
-        I’m Always In Love
-        In A Future Age
-        Lonely 1, The
-        Misunderstood
-        Via Chicago
Willie Nelson
-        City Of New Orleans
Wilson Pickett
-        Mustang Sally
Woody Guthrie
-        This Land Is Your Land

This is the "Modern" portion of the song list, featuring songs from the past 10 or 15 years.

At the bottom there are also lists of Blues, Sinatra/Elvis era music, Irish, Christmas, Children's, Tom Waits, and Jonathan Coulton songs

Modern Pop
I Don’t Trust Myself (with Loving You) – John Mayer
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Who You Love – John Mayer and Katy Perry
Waiting on the World to Change – John Mayer
Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
Still Alive – Jonathan Coulton
Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
You Are The Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne
Do You Remember – Jack Johnson
Let Her Go – Passenger
Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
Sunday Morning – Maroon 5
Let it Be Me – Ray LaMontagne
Drops of Jupiter – Train
Otherside – Red Hot Chili Peppers
Better Together – Jack Johnson
Come Away With Me – Norah Jones
Hey There, Delilah – Plain White Tee’s
What’s My Age Again? – Blink 182
Damnit! – Blink 182
I Will Follow You Into the Dark – Death Cab for Cutie
Such Great Heights – The Postal Service (or Iron and Wine)
Sitting, Waiting, Wishing – Jack Johnson
Flake – Jack Johnson
Breakdown – Jack Johnson
If You Could Only See – Tonic
Sweet Pea – Amos Lee
Arms of a Woman – Amos Lee
Keep it Loose, Keep it Tight – Amos Lee
The Lazy Song – Bruno Mars
Slide – Goo Goo Dolls
I and Love and You – Avett Brothers
The Ballad of Love and Hate – Avett Brothers
What I Got – Sublime
Santeria – Sublime
Badfish – Sublime
If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys
Daughters – John Mayer
It Will Rain – Bruno Mars
Smooth – Rob Thomas and Carlos Santana
Roar – Katy Perry
Rude - Magic
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
Wagon Wheel – Old Crow Medicine Show (or Darius Rucker)
Banana Pancakes – Jack Johnson
When I Was Your Man – Bruno Mars
Don’t Know Why – Norah Jones
Royals – Lorde
Forget You – Ceelo Green
You Are My Face – Wilco
Love Yourself – Justin Beiber
Trouble - Ray LaMontagne
Classic Rock
Diamonds on the Souls of Her Shoes – Paul Simon
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor (or Cake)
No Woman, No Cry – Bob Marley
Buffalo Solider – Bob Marley
Three Little Birds – Bob Marley
In My Secret Life – Leonard Cohen
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
Sounds of Silence – Simon & Garfunkel
I Just Called to Say I Love You – Stevie Wonder
50’s/Elvis Presley/Frank Sinatra
Help Me Make It Through the Night – Kris Kristofferson/Elvis Presley
Travelin’ Man – Ricky Nelson
Devil in Disguise – Elvis Presley
Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley
Under the Boardwalk – The Drifters
Funny How Time Slips Away – Elvis Presley
Ring of Fire – Johnny Cash
Teddy Bear – Elvis Presley
Don’t Be Cruel – Elvis Presley
Fools Rush In – Ricky Nelson
You Send Me – Sam Cooke
You Don’t Know Me – Ray Charles
Hallelujah, I Just Love Her So – Ray Charles
Shake, Rattle, and Roll – Big Joe Turner/Chuck Berry/Elvis
Summer Wind – Frank Sinatra
True Love Travels on a Gravel Road - Elvis Presley
Something Stupid – Frank Sinatra
We Belong Together – Ritchie Valens
You Got It – Roy Orbison
Tennessee Stud – Doc Watson
Splish, Splash – Bobby Darin
You Are My Sunshine – Trad.
They Call the Wind Mariah - Musical
Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra
Oh, Shenandoah – Folk/Trad.
Big Rock Candy Mountain – Folk/Trad
Puff the Magic Dragon – Folk/Trad
Blowin’ in the Wind?
Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
Everyday – Buddy Holly
Peggy Sue – Buddy Holly
Well, Alright – Buddy Holly
Bye, Bye, Love – The Everly Brothers
It Doesn’t Matter Anymore – Buddy Holly
Love Me Tender – Elvis Presley
Dream Lover – Bobby Darin
Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Trad.
Lucky Old Sun – Louis Armstrong
Mystery Train – Elvis Presley
Secret Agent Man – Johnny Rivers
Memphis – Johnny Rivers
Stormy –
Stuck on You – Elvis Presley
Sunny –
You’ll Think of Me -
What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
(What A) Wonderful World - Sam Cooke


Irish Songs – (with accent)

The Wild Rover
Finnegan’s Wake
Lord of the Dance
Rambling Rover
When New York Was Irish
Johnny McEldoo
I’m a Rover
Whiskey in the Jar
Brennan on the Moor
Three Jolly Coachmen
Waxies Dargle
Black Velvet Band
What Shall We Do with a Drunken Sailor
My Wild Irish Rose
Spancill Hill
Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Willie
By the Rising of the Moon
If I Should Fall From Grace With God
Dirty Old Town
Danny Boy
When Irish Eyes are Smiling
Tell Me Ma
The Irish Rover
Dear Boss/Sick Note/Bricklayers Song
Whiskey, You’re the Devil
The Chemical Workers Song (Process Man)
Home Boys Home
Johnny I Hardly Knew Ya
Whatever You Say, Say Nothing
All For Me Grog
Mountain Dew
The Tempest
Don’t Get Married, Girls
Waltzing Matilda
The Jolly Tinker
The Drunken Scotsman
Courtin’ in the Kitchen
Galway Bay
Seven Drunken Nights
The Foggy Dew


Blues Songs –

Born In Chicago - Paul Butterfield Blues Band
I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes – The Blues Project
North Side Gal – J.D. McPherson
Great Balls Of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis
Get Out Of My Life, Woman – Freddie King
Born Under A Bad Sign – Albert King
I Ain't Got You – Jon Herington
Kansas City – David Bromberg
Let The Good Times Roll – Freddie King
Route 66 – Chuck Berry
Big Boss Man – Jimmy Reed
My Babe – Little Walter
I Can Help – Elvis Presley
Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat – Bob Dylan
I'm Ready – Muddy Waters
Whistlin' Past the Graveyard – Tom Waits
You Upset Me Baby – B.B. King
Nasty Habits – Tommy Castro
Stoop Down Baby – Popa Chubby
Me And My Guitar – Freddie King
Late In The Evening  – Paul Simon
Up Above My Head – The Wood Brothers
Early In The Mornin' – Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
Tower of Song – Leonard Cohen
Mary Ann – Al Kooper, Mike Bloomfield
Crosscut Saw – Albert King
Way Down In The Hole – Tom Waits
Congo Square – Kirk Fletcher
Help the Poor – B.B. King
Don't Let the Green Grass Fool You (Live) – The California Honeydrops
5-10-15 Hours – Ruth Brown  
Saturday Night Fish Fry – Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
Caldonia - Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
Caffeine and Nicotine – Popa Chubby
I Hung It Up – Junior Brown
Messing With The Kid – Buddy Guy & Junior Wells
How Blue Can You Get? – B.B. King
Sitting on Top of the World – Howlin' Wolf
Dangerous Mood – Keb' Mo'
Cissy Strut – The Meters
Christmas Music (28 songs)
Jingle Bells
Jingle Bell Rock
The First Noel
Holly Jolly Christmas
White Christmas
Here Comes Santa Claus
Silver Bells
Blue Christmas
Up on the Housetop
You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
Deck the Halls
I’ll Be Home For Christmas
Frosty the Snowman
Feliz Navidad
What Are You Doing New Years Eve?
Please Come Home For Christmas
Joy to the World
Merry Christmas, Baby
Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree
Let it Snow
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Run, Run Rudolph
Auld Lang Syne
Silent Night


Kids Music –

Probably around 30 songs. Can list if you want. I’m a preschool music teacher. From the classics to modern YouTube hits.
Tom Waits –
I’m a huge fan a know a good 1 set worth of his songs. Most aren’t very popular so they aren’t on the general lists.
Jonathan Coulton – Nerd/Geek rock. Again, I’m a big fan and know a set of tunes.