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All The Songs I Can Play (Sort Of)

Pastel drawing of John on sofa

Pretending to have a red sofa and green wall

Update (May 3, 2015): After reviewing this list I’ve noticed there are a few absent entries and I have learned a few new ones since last October. However, to keep some element of surprise for future sets I am not adding them now. 

Let it be known that I am a big fan of lists. For a while I maintained an Excel spreadsheet of every film I’ve ever watched. As I further consider a trip across the country to play some music, I thought I better examine my repertoire. So here is the list of songs I can play. Sort of. It’s 124 covers  and 14 original songs that I have performed in one way or another be it at open mic, at a funeral, at a wedding, or just over the phone for a friend. It’s only the songs that I have done solo and acoustic (because that’s how I’ll be going). If I buckled down one Saturday I could probably add half a dozen more songs that I’ve been slowly working on, and if I just wanted to go for sheer numbers I could probably learn a lot of three chord songs over a couple days. Continue reading