Song List
Ray Rawlyk’s Solo Songlist

Ray Rawlyk’s Solo Songlist 

Denotes a good pub song!
[*] Denotes the song sounds better with a band (i.e. electric guitar!)

  • 1979 – Smashing Pumkins
  • 500 Miles — Proclaimers
  • 7 Bridges Road — Eagles
  • A Woman Like You — Johnny Reid
  • Afternoon Delight — Starland Vocal Band
  • Against the Wind — Bob Seger
  • Ahead By a Century — Tragically Hip
  • Alberta Bound — Lightfoot
  • Alcohol — Brad Paisley
  • All Apologies — Nirvana
  • All Day and All of the Night — The Kinks
  • All the Diamonds — Bruce Cockburn
  • All the Lilacs in Ohio — John Hiatt
  • All These Things I’ve Done — The Killers [*]
  • All Uncovered — The Watchmen [*]
  • Already Gone — Eagles
  • Amanda — Don Williams
  • Amarillo By Morning–George Strait
  • American Pie — Don McLean
  • American Woman — The Guess Who
  • An American Dream — Nitty Gritty
  • Automobile — John Prine
  • Avenue A — Red Rider
  • Baby Blue — Chilliwack
  • Baby It’s You — Beatles
  • Back to You — Bryan Adams
  • Bad Timing — Blue Rodeo
  • Bang a Gong — T Rex [*]
  • Bartender Blues — James Taylor/George Jones
  • Battle of New Orleans — Johnny Horton
  • Beautiful Thing — Tragically Hip [*]
  • Beds Are Burning — Midnight Oil
  • Big City — Merle Haggard
  • Blackberry Wine — Lightfoot
  • Blister in the Sun — Violent Femmes
  • Born in the USA--Springsteen
  • Born to be Wild — Steppenwolf [*]
  • Boy Inside the Man — Tom Cochrane
  • Boys in the Bright White Sportscar — Trooper
  • Boys of Summer — Don Henley
  • Breakup Song — Greg Kihn [*]
  • Bullroarer — Midnight Oil [*]
  • Burning Down the House — Talking Heads [*]
  • California Dreaming — Mamas and the Papas
  • Can’t Always Get What You Want — Rolling Stones
  • Can’t Happen to Me — Charlie Major
  • Casual Viewing — 54 - 40
  • Cat’s in the Cradle — Harry Chapin
  • Chasing that Neon Rainbow — Alan Jackson
  • Check it Out — John Cougar
  • Come Together — Beatles
  • Comes a Time — Neil Young
  • Comfortably Numb — Pink Floyd
  • Concrete Sea — Terry Jacks
  • Copperhead Road — Steve Earle
  • Cousin Mary — Flood
  • Cover of the Rolling Stone — Dr. Hook
  • Cracklin’ Rosie — Neil Diamond
  • Crimson and Clover — Tommy James [*]
  • Cruel to be Kind — Nick Lowe
  • Dancing in the Moonlight — King Harvest
  • Darlin’ — Johnny Reid/Frankie Miller
  • De Do Do Do — Police
  • Dead Skunk — Loudon Wainwright III
  • Desperado — Eagles
  • Devil Woman — Marty Robbins
  • Did You Fall in Love with Me — Prairie Oyster
  • Didn’t Even See the Dust — Paul Brandt [*]
  • Digging up Bones — Randy Travis
  • Diggy Liggy Lo — Doug Kershaw
  • Dixieland Delight — Alabama
  • Do it Again–Steely Dan
  • Do You Believe in Magic — Dave Clark
  • Don’t Fear the Reaper — Blue Oyster Cult [*]
  • Don’t Fight It — Red Rider
  • Don’t Pay the Ferryman — Chris DeBurgh
  • Down Payment Blues — AC/DC [*]
  • Double Life--Cars
  • Dragging the Line — Tommy James [*]
  • Drive You Out of my Mind — Charlie Major
  • Driving My Life Away — Eddie Rabbit
  • Drunken Lazy Bastard — Mahones
  • Drunken Sailor — Irish Rovers
  • Easy Come Easy Go–George Strait
  • Easy Money–Springsteen
  • Ebony Eyes — Bob Welch
  • Edge of 17 — Stevie Nicks [*]
  • Everybody Hurts — REM
  • Everybody Knows this is Nowhere — Neil Young
  • Everybody Went Low — John Hiatt
  • Farmer’s Song — Murray Mclaughlin
  • Fat Bottomed Girls — Queen [*]
  • Fear of Flying--Kixx
  • Feel a Whole Lot Better — Tom Petty/The Byrds
  • Feel Like Making Love — Bad Company
  • Fire — Springsteen
  • Fire on the Mountain — Marshall Tucker Band
  • Fish and Whistle — John Prine
  • Fishing in the Dark — Nitty Gritty
  • Flowers on the Wall — Statler Brothers
  • Fly at night — Chilliwack
  • Folsom Prison — Johnny Cash
  • Forever in Blue Jeans--Diamond
  • Free Falling — Tom Petty
  • Friends in Low Places — Garth Brooks
  • Galway Girl--Steve Earle
  • Games People Play — Joe South
  • Garden Party — Ricky Nelson
  • Get to the Point — Tom Petty
  • Get Together — Youngbloods
  • Give A Little Bit — Supertramp
  • Go Your Own Way — Fleetwood Mac
  • Going Down — Bruce Springsteen
  • Going Up the Country — Canned Heat
  • Gold — John Stewart [*]
  • Good Hearted Woman–Jennings/Nelson
  • Goodbye Stranger — Supertramp
  • Got to Get a Message to You — Bee Gees
  • Grace Too–Hip
  • Hand in My Pocket--Morissette
  • Handyman — James Taylor
  • Hanging by a Moment--Lifehouse
  • Happy Together — Turtles
  • Hard Road — Sam Roberts
  • Harvest Moon — Neil Young
  • Have You Ever Seen the Rain — CCR
  • Heart of Gold — Neil Young
  • Heart of the Matter — Don Henley
  • Helpless — Neil young
  • Here Comes the Sun — Beatles
  • Hey Hey My My — Neil Young
  • Hey Ho — Lumineers
  • Hey Tonight — CCR [*]
  • Hit the Road Jack — Ray Charles
  • Hitching a Ride — Vanity Fare
  • Ho Hey–Lumineers
  • Horse with No Name — America
  • Hot Rod Heart — John Fogerty
  • Hotel California — Eagles
  • How Do You Do — Mouth and Macneil
  • How Far We’ve Come — Matchbox 20
  • I Ain’t Getting any — The Monks
  • I Am I Said — Neil Diamond
  • I Can Help--Billy swan
  • I Can't Make No Sense--Blue Northern
  • I Drink Alone--Thorogood
  • I Love A Rainy night — Eddie Rabbit
  • I Love this Bar — Toby Keith
  • I Wanna Be Sedated — Ramones
  • I Was Only Joking — Rod Stewart
  • I’d Love You to Want Me — Lobo
  • I’ll Feel a Whole Lot Better — The Byrds
  • I’m on Fire — Bruce Springsteen
  • I'm on Fire for You Baby--April Wine
  • I’m on my Way– Proclaimers
  • I’ve Just Seen A Face–Beatles
  • I Want to Hold Your Hand--Beatles
  • If I Had a Rocket Launcher — Bruce Cockburn
  • Is Anyone Going to San Antone–Texas Tornadoes
  • Is She Really Going Out With Him - Joe Jackson
  • It’s A Good Life (if you don’t weaken) — Tragically Hip [*]
  • It’s A Heartache — Bonnie Tyler
  • It’s the End of the World — REM
  • Itty Bitty — Alan Jackson
  • Jackson — Johnny Cash
  • Jambalaya — Hank Williams
  • Janine — Trooper
  • Jet Airliner--Steve Miller
  • Johnny Come Lately — Steve Earle
  • Jumping Jack Flash--Stones
  • Keep on Rockin’ in the Free World — Neil young
  • Killing Time — Clint Black
  • King of the Road — Roger Miller
  • Kiss Me I’m Shitfaced — Dropkick Murphys
  • Knee Deep in Love--Klaatu
  • Last Night of the World — Bruce Cockburn
  • Lay Down Sally — Eric Clapton
  • Let My Love Open the Door — Pete Townshend
  • Let Your Love Flow — Bellamy Brothers
  • Let’s Live For Today — Grass Roots
  • Like a Rolling Stone — Bob Dylan
  • Little Lion Man — Mumford and Sons
  • Little Red Riding Hood — Sam the Sham
  • Lola — The Kinks
  • Lonely People — America
  • Long Cool Woman — Hollies
  • Lord I Hope this Day is Good — Don Williams
  • Losing My Religion — REM
  • Lost Together — Blue Rodeo
  • Louisiana Saturday Night — Mel McDaniel
  • Love Hurts — Nazareth
  • Love is a Rose — Neil Young
  • Love is All Around — Troggs/ Wet Wet Wet
  • Love of Freedom — Nazareth
  • Loving You Ain’t Easy — Pagliaro
  • Luchenbach Texas — Waylon Jennings/Willie Nelson
  • Lying Eyes — Eagles
  • Maggie May — Rod Stewart
  • Major Tom — Peter Schilling
  • Mama Let Him Play--Doucette
  • Man of Constant Sorrow — Soggy Bottom Boys
  • Margaritaville — Jimmy Buffett
  • Mary Jane’s Last Dance - Tom Petty
  • Memphis--Johnny Rivers
  • Mercury Blues — David Lindley [*]
  • Midnight Special — CCR
  • Molina — CCR
  • Moving Out — Billy Joel
  • Mrs. Robinson — Simon and Garfunkel
  • Mule Skinner Blues–Jerry Reed
  • Music at Work — Tragically Hip [*]
  • My Maria — BW Stevenson/Brooks & Dunn
  • My Mistake — The Kingbees
  • My Own Worst Enemy — Lit
  • Name--Goo Goo Dolls
  • Never Ending Love — Delaney and Bonnie
  • New Way to Light Up a New Flame — Joe Diffie
  • Nights in White Satin — Moody Blues
  • No Surprise — Daughtry
  • No Trespassing — George Fox
  • Ob-la-Di — Beatles
  • Ocean Front Property — George Strait
  • Oh Lonesome Me — Don Gibson
  • Ohio — Neil Young
  • Oh My Lady--Stampeders
  • Okie from Muskogee — Merle Haggard
  • Old Man — Neil Young
  • Old Man Down the Road — Fogerty
  • On the Road Again — Willie Nelson
  • Once in a Lifetime — Talking Heads[*]
  • One Gun–54 - 40
  • One Headlight--Wallflowers
  • One Thing--Finger Eleven
  • Only Love can Break Your Heart — Neil Young
  • Over and Over — Neil young [*]
  • Paint it Black — Rolling Stones
  • Painted Ladies — Ian Thomas
  • Peaceful Easy Feeling — Eagles
  • Piano Man — Billy Joel
  • Pink Cadilac — Bruce Springsteen
  • Pink Houses — John Cougar
  • Play Me a rock n’ Roll Song — Valdy
  • Please Please Me — Beatles
  • Promises — Eric Clapton
  • Push — Matchbox 20
  • Put a Little Love in Your Heart — Jackie DeShannon/Dave Clark
  • Rain Dance — The Guess Who
  • Ramblin Man — Allman Brothers
  • Rated x — Pat Benatar
  • Ring of Fire--Cash
  • Refugee — Tom Petty
  • Roadhouse Blues--Doors
  • Rock n’ Roll Girls — Fogerty
  • Rocky Mountain Way — Joe Walsh [*]
  • Rocky Top — Osborne Brothers
  • Rope the Moon — John Michael Montgomery
  • Rose Coloured Glasses — Blue Rodeo
  • Runaway Train — Soul Asylum
  • Runaway–Del Shannon
  • Running Down a Dream--Petty
  • Saturday Night — Bay City rollers
  • Save it For Later — English Beat [*]
  • Second Hand News — Fleetwood Mac
  • Seminole Wind — John Anderson
  • Sentimental Lady — Bob Welch
  • Shang A Lang — Bay City Rollers
  • She and I — Alabama
  • She Loves You — Beatles [*]
  • Sign of the Gypsy Queen--April wine
  • Sister Golden Hair — America
  • Skip a Rope — Henson Cargill
  • Small Town Saturday Night — Hal Ketchum
  • Sold — John Michael Montgomery
  • Solitary Man — Neil Diamond
  • Some Kind of Wonderful — Grand Funk
  • Some Sing Some Dance — Pagliaro
  • Someday — Steve Earle
  • Something on my Mind — Teenage Head
  • Song for Katrina — Steve Forbert
  • Squeeze Box — The Who
  • Stand By Me — Ben E. King
  • Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For — U2
  • Stop dragging My Heart Around--Petty/Nicks
  • Stumbling In — Suzie Quatro
  • Summer of ’69 — Bryan Adams
  • Sunshine — Nazareth
  • Sweet Caroline — Neil Diamond
  • Sweet Home Alabama--Skynard
  • Swinging – Tom Petty
  • Switching to Glide--The Kings
  • Synthetica--Metric
  • Take it Easy — Eagles
  • Take it on the Run — REO
  • Take it to the Limit — Eagles
  • Take Me Out — Franz Ferdinand [*]
  • Tennessee Waltz — Patti Page
  • Terrible Love — The National
  • Thank God I’m a Country Boy — John Denver
  • That’s the Way the World Goes Round — John Prine
  • That's the Way We Are--Ray Rawlyk
  • The Boxer — Simon and Garfunkel
  • The Bucket — Kings of Leon [*]
  • The Cave — Mumford and Sons
  • The Chain — Fleetwood Mac
  • The Gambler — Kenny Rogers
  • The Joker — Steve Miller
  • The Race is On — George Jones
  • The Scientist — Coldplay
  • The Untouchable One — Red Rider
  • The Voice — Moody Blues
  • The Wanderer — Eddie Rabbit/Dion
  • The Weight — The Band
  • The World I Know — Collective Soul
  • This Beat Goes On — The Kings [*]
  • This Flight Tonight — Nazareth
  • Those were the Days--Mary Hopkin
  • Too Young for the Blues--Ray Rawlyk
  • Tiger By the Tail — Buck Owens
  • Tired of Towing the Line — Rocky Burnette [*]
  • Tokyo — Bruce Cockburn
  • Traditional, Country, and 50s Rock
  • Turn on Your Receiver — Nazareth [*]
  • Veronica — Elvis Costello
  • Video Killed The Radio Star — The Buggles
  • Walk on the Wild Side — Lou Reed
  • Walls — Tom Petty
  • Wanted Man — Johnny Cash/ George Thorogood
  • What the Hell I Got — Pagliaro
  • Whatever You Want Babe–Nazareth [*]
  • When I Met you--Ray Rawlyk
  • When You Say Nothing At All — Keith Whitley
  • When You’re on the Losing End — Neil Young
  • Who’ll Stop the Rain — CCR
  • Wild Eyes--Stampeders
  • Wild Thing — Troggs
  • Wild World — Cat Stevens
  • Woman — Lennon
  • Won’t Back Down–Tom Petty
  • Won’t Go Home Without You — Maroon 5
  • Wonderful Tonight — Eric Clapton [*]
  • Wondering Where the Lions Are — Bruce Cockburn
  • Wonderwall — Oasis
  • Working on the Highway--Springsteen
  • Yankee Bayonet — Decemberists
  • Yellow–Coldplay
  • Yer So Bad — Tom Petty
  • You Ain’t Going Nowhere - Bob Dylan/ Nitty Gritty
  • You Let Me Down — Joel Plaskett
  • You Wear it Well — Rod Stewart
  • You're So Vain--Carly Simon
  • Zombie — Cranberries