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I was listening to "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia" by Vicki Lawrence, and was thinking that you don't hear story songs very much on the radio anymore. Do you have a favorite story song? - BRI Trina ... See MoreSee Less

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Neil Komorowski"Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" by Gordon Lightfoot, "Rocky Raccoon" by The Beatles, "Killing Me Softly" by Roberta Flack13   ·  3 days ago

Ray RatliffHarper Valley PTA. Jeannie C. Riley.9   ·  3 days ago

Richard Lee"Convoy" by C.W. McCall8   ·  3 days ago

Derek NehringBad Leroy Brown6   ·  3 days ago

Franz NiedermeyerThe Devil Went Down to Georgia5   ·  3 days ago

Patrick LannonLots of Harry Chapin songs.5   ·  3 days ago

John PowersThe night they drove old Dixie down, The Band.5   ·  3 days ago

Matthew FritschBoy named Sue by Johnny Cash5   ·  3 days ago

Dave RehnblomOl Red by Blake Shelton4   ·  3 days ago

Candace Lynne Hammond"The Hurricane" Bob Dylan4   ·  3 days ago

Vicki Van BeemLast kiss by j. Frank Wilson and the Cavaliers4   ·  3 days ago

Gordon AndersonAlices Reasturant4   ·  3 days ago

Larry Burancats in the cradle.3   ·  3 days ago

Joe Chardon"Another Old Lang Syne" by Dan Fogelberg3   ·  3 days ago

Linnzy KeiferOde to Billie Joe- Bobbie Gentry Uneasy Rider- Charlie Daniels Band Hotel California- The Eagles3   ·  3 days ago

Janae JensenOde to Billy Joe is my favorite, but there are also tons more I like. I'm just hung up on that song right now. Jolene by Dolly Parton. I love the guitar in it.2   ·  3 days ago

Amy KimballThe Devil went down to Georgia and The Devil went back to Georgia.2   ·  3 days ago

Adam McCreadyNothing tops the 3rd verse of "The Perfect Country and Western Song" by David Allan Coe. Hilarious!2   ·  3 days ago

Kevin GrunewaldUtah Carol by Marty Robbins, or pretty much anything by Marty Robbins has a good story to it. Also Big John. Also, Tom Dooley, which is based on a true story of Thomas Dula2   ·  3 days ago

Brent KisserThe Mississippi Squirrel Revival, Ray Stevens.2   ·  3 days ago

Holly CalwonsenMarty Robbins El Paso1   ·  3 days ago

Kathleen Young RybarczykPiano Man by Billy Joel1   ·  2 days ago

Neil Komorowski"Richard Cory" by Simon and Garfunkle, "Piano Man" by Billy Joel, "Wet Dream" by Kip Adotta1   ·  3 days ago

Katie Falk PippinAlice restaurant, a boy named sue, the wild rose by nick cave and the bad seeds1   ·  3 days ago

Larry BuranRuby, don't take your love to town1   ·  3 days ago

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6 Highly Logical Facts About Leonard Nimoy

RIP Spock.

  • Leonard Nimoy invented the Vulcan Hand Salute during the filming of a Star Trek episode. The gesture was borrowed from the Jewish High Holiday services. The Kohanim (priests) bless the congregation by extending “the palms of both hands…with thumbs outstretched and the middle and ring fingers parted.” Nimoy used the same gesture, only with one hand.
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