Steve Goodman

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Thank you FRL.

Steve Goodman may not be an artist that is well known among the general public but he is well known to several artist that are listed on this site. Some of these artist have been or are being inducted to the R & R Hall of Fame such as Johnny Cash, Joan Baez, Les Paul, Bob Dylan, Bob Seger, Jackson Browne, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pete Seeger and Roger McGuinn.

He has recently come to the public's attention with this year's World Series and the Cub's victory celebration. The Cub's victory song, Go Cubs Go was written by Steve Goodman and was constantly played over a two month period. It was given so much attention that the song actually charted.

Some of his other songs are:

You Never Call Me by My Name - covered by and a hit for David Allan Coe

Ballad of Penny Evens - covered by Michelle Shocked

A Lover is Forever - covered by Etta James and Trisha Yearwood

Songs that were regularly played on Dr. Demento:

Lincoln Park Pirates
Daley's Gone
Go Cubs Go
A Dying Cub Fan's Last Request

His most important song was City of New Orleans - Covered by over 80 artist and 5 of those were in languages other than English

It was a hit for the Arlo Guthrie cover in the 70's

The Willie Nelson cover was a hit on the Country charts about 13 years later and won one of Steve Goodman's two Grammys

The John Denver cover was the first song to be played in space

The song has been performed more recently by Red Hot Chili Peppers and Fallout Boys

He has appeared on Austin City Limits, The Johnny Cash Show and The Vin Scully Program

He HAS 3 main followings: Cubs fans, Folk fans and Country fans

Clay Eals wrote a biography about Steve Goodman called Facing the Music. His site lists people that aided him with info which includes artist that he has worked with

There are numerous artist that covered his songs and have worked with him

Posted by Zuzu on Sunday, 02.12.17 @ 20:34pm

Artist that have worked with, covered songs by or have been influenced by Steve Goodman

Albert West Aliotta Haynes Jeremiah Allen Toussaint Amy Grant Ana Belén Ana Egge Andy Scruggs Anne Hills Antje Duvekot Arlo Guthrie

Barbara Dixon Big Twist & the Mellow Fellows
Bill LaBounty Bill Swofford (Oliver) Bob "Catfish" Hodge Bob Dylan Bob Seger Bobby Bare
Bonnie Koloc Bonnie Raitt Boston Pops Orchestra
The Broadway Kids Bryan Bowers Bürger Lars Dietrich Byron Lee & the Dragonairies

Charlie King The Charles River Valley Boys
Chely Wright Chet Atkins Chris Brown (Canadian)
Clay Walker The Country Gentleman Cynthia Crane
Cynthia MacLeod Trio C W McCall

Dana Winner Dave Kelly David Amram David Allan Coe David Gans David Hasselhoff Dieter Thomas Kuhn Discharger Don Baker Dottie West Doug Supernaw Dr. Elmo

Elg Elia Cmiral Emmylou Harris Etta James

Fall Out Boys Fifteen Fred Knobloc Freddy Birset

Gene Chandler Gene Parsons George Jones Gerard Cox Glenn Yarbrough Grandpa Jones

Hank Snow Harry Chapin Hélène Ségara Henson Cargill Highwaymen Holly Near Hopeton Lewis

Iain MacKintosh Isabelle Antena

Jackie DeShannon Jackson Browne James Ibbotson
Jamie Hartford Janis Ian Jeff Hanna Jérôme Soligny Jerry Reed Jim Hendricks Jimmy Buffett
Jimmy Sturr Joan Baez Joe Dassin John Denver
John Hartford John Prine Johnny Cash Johnny Hallyday Joni Mithell Judy Collins June Carter
Justin Tubb

Karel Gott Kate Fenner Katy Moffatt Kenneth C "Jethro" Burns Kenny Loggins Kris Kristoferson

Lewis Grizzard Louise Féron Lee Rocker Les Paul
Limeliters Lizzie West & The White Buffalo
Lonestar Louise Féron Luther Wright and The Wrongs Lynn Anderson

Maarten Cox Marcel Dadi Martin, Bogan, and Armstrong Matt Keating and Emily Spray Matt Turk
Marty Stuart Me First and The Gimme Gimmes Melanie Michael Peter Smith Michal Tucný Michelle Shocked Miossec Mollie O'Brien

Nathan Carter New Edition Nicolette Larson
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Old Crow Medicine Show

Patrick Stump Paul Anka Pete Seeger Peter Paul & Mary Petty Booka P J Proby

Randy Crawford Randy Scruggs Red Hot Chili Peppers Richard Clayderman Richie Havens
Robbie Dupree Roch Voisine Roger McGuinn
Ronnie Gilbert Roseanne Cash Rudi Carrell
Ruth Brown

Sammi Smith The Seldom Scene Skip Haynes
Stafke Fabri Steve Burgh Steve Martin

Tom Astor Tom Chapin Tom Paxton Tony Scherr
Trisha Yearwood

Willie Nelson

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Posted by Zuzu on Thursday, 05.25.17 @ 09:38am

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