Songs Rob Knows

Songs Rob Knows

Dear Drummers and Bassists,

Here is a list of songs I can perform in the Jam with minimal preparation. See you on stage!


Adams, Ryan – Nuclear
Allman Brothers, The – Melissa
Avett Brothers – Paranoia in B Major
Avett Brothers – Slight Figure of Speech
Band, The – The Weight
Band, The – Up on Cripple Creek
Barenaked Ladies – If I Had a Million Dollars
Beatles, The – Drive My Car
Beatles, The – Eleanor Rigby
Beatles, The – Here There And Everywhere
Beatles, The – Hey Jude
Beatles, The – Let it Be
Beatles, The – Revolution
Beatles, The – While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Beatles, The – With a Little Help From My Friends
Beatles, The – Yellow Submarine
Beck – Girl
Beck – The Golden Age
Bowie, David – Ziggy Stardust
Bowling for Soup – 1985
Bragg, Billy and Wilco – California Stars
Bragg, Billy and Wilco – One By One
Buffalo Springfield – For What It’s Worth
Buffett, Jimmy – Cheeseburger in Paradise
Buffett, Jimmy – Margaritaville
Cake – Love You Madly
Carlile, Brandi – What Can I Say
Carter Family – Can the Circle Be Unbroken
Carter Family – You’ve Been a Friend to Me
Cary Brothers – Blue Eyes
Cash, Johnny – Delia’s Gone
Cash, Johnny – Folsom Prison Blues
Cash, Johnny – Hurt
Cash, Johnny – Ring of Fire
Charlatans, The – How High
Cheap Trick – Surrender
Citizen Cope – Son’s Gonna Rise
Clash, The – Should I Stay or Should I Go
Clash, The – Train in Vain
Coe, David Allan – Would You Lay With Me by Tanya Tucker
Coldplay – Clocks
Coldplay – Don’t Panic
Coldplay – Fix You
Coldplay – Warning Sign
Costello, Elvis – What’s So Funny ‘Bout Peace, Love, and Understanding
Counting Crows – A Long December
Cream – Sunshine of Your Love
Crow, Sheryl – All I Wanna Do
Crow, Sheryl – Oh Marie
Crow, Sheryl – Riverwide
Crow, Sheryl – Soak up the Sun
Crow, Sheryl – The First Cut is the Deepest
Death Cab for Cutie – Crooked Teeth
Death Cab for Cutie – I Was a Kaleidoscope
Death Cab for Cutie – I Will Follow You Into the Dark
Death Cab for Cutie – Marching Bands of Manhattan
Death Cab for Cutie – Your New Twin Sized Bed
Decemberists, The – 16 Military Wives
Decemberists, The – Everything I Try to Do, Nothing Seems to Turn Out Right
Decemberists, The – The Sporting Life
Deep Purple – Smoke on the Water
Denver, John – Leaving on a Jet Plane
Denver, John – Take Me Home, Country Roads
Dire Straits – Romeo and Juliet
Dixie Chicks – Cowboy Take Me Away
Dixie Chicks – Travelin’ Soldier
Drake, Nick – Pink Moon
Dylan, Bob – Blowin’ in the Wind
Dylan, Bob – Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
Dylan, Bob – I Shall Be Released
Dylan, Bob – Simple Twist of Fate
Dylan, Bob – Tangled Up in Blue
Dylan, Bob – You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
Eagles, The – Already Gone
Eagles, The – Desperado
Eagles, The – Peaceful Easy Feeling
Earle, Steve – Ft Worth Blues
Earle, Steve – Goodbye
Flaming Lips, The – She Don’t Use Jelly
Flaming Lips, The – Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Pt 1
Fleetwood Mac – Second Hand News
Foo Fighters – Times Like These
Fountains of Wayne – Baby I’ve Changed
Fountains of Wayne – I Know You Well
Fountains of Wayne – Peace and Love
Fountains of Wayne – Valley Winter Song
Gibbard, Ben – You Remind Me of Home
Gladys Knight and the Pips – I Heard it Through the Grapevine
Gnarls Barkley – Crazy
Grand Funk Railroad – We’re an American Band
Grateful Dead – Friend of the Devil
Grateful Dead – Ripple
Green Day – Basket Case
Green Day – Boulevard of Broken Dreams
Green Day – Give me Novacaine
Green Day – Good Riddance
Green Day – Holiday
Green Day – Wake Me Up When September Ends
Green Day – Welcome to Paradise
Griffith, Nanci – Gulf Coast Highway
Guns N’ Roses – Patience
Guns N’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine
Guster – Amsterdam
Guthrie, Arlo – St James Infirmary Blues
Guthrie, Arlo – Streets of Laredo
Guy, Buddy – Hard Time Killing Floor by Skip James
Hendrix, Jimi – Hey Joe
Hendrix, Jimi – Little Wing
Hendrix, Jimi – Purple Haze
Holly, Buddy – It Doesn’t Matter Anymore
Indigo Girls – Closer to Fine
Indigo Girls – Last Tears
Indigo Girls – Least Complicated
Indigo Girls – Romeo and Juliet
Iron and Wine – Such Great Heights by The Postal Service
Islands – Creeper
Iz (Israel Kamakawiwo’ole) – Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Jackson, Alan – Remember When
Jackson, Joe – Is She Really Going Out With Him?
Jackson, Michael – Beat It
James – Sometimes
Jennings, Mason – Lemon Grove Avenue
Jennings, Mason – Southern Cross
Jennings, Mason – The Light (Part II)
Jennings, Waylon – Slow Rollin’ Low
Jet – Move On
Jet – Rollover DJ
Joel, Billy – Only the Good Die Young
Joel, Billy – Piano Man
Johnson, Jack – Wasting Time
Jones, Norah – Come Away With Me
Jones, Norah – Lonestar
Journey – Don’t Stop Believing
Kooks, The – She Moves in Her Own Way
Lady Gaga – Paparazzi
Lavigne, Avril – Sk8er Boi (Skater Boy)
Lennon, John – Happy Xmas (War is Over)
Lennon, John – Imagine
Lewis, Jerry Lee – Great Balls of Fire
Lovett, Lyle – If You Were to Wake Up
Lovett, Lyle – Sonja
Lyons, Dana – Cows With Guns
Marley, Bob – Redemption Song
Marley, Bob – Three Little Birds
Matchbox 20 – Mad Season
Mayer, John – Daughters
Mayfield, Curtis – People Get Ready
McCartney, Paul – Maybe I’m Amazed
McCutcheon, John – Christmas in the Trenches
McLachlan, Sarah – Building a Mystery
McLachlan, Sarah – I Will Remember You
McLean, Don – American Pie
Mellencamp, John – Between a Laugh and a Tear
Mellencamp, John – Cherry Bomb
Mellencamp, John – Hurt So Good
Mellencamp, John – Pink Houses
MGMT – Kids
Michaelson, Ingrid – Maybe
Michaelson, Ingrid – The Way I Am
Midnight Oil – Beds are Burning
Mitchell, Joni – Big Yellow Taxi
Modest Mouse – Blame it on the Tetons
Morrison, Van – And It Stoned Me
Morrison, Van – Brown Eyed Girl
Morrison, Van – Crazy Love
Morrison, Van – Into the Mystic
Murdoch, Alexi – Orange Sky
Nada Surf – Blizzard of ’77
Nelson, Willie – Bird on the Wire
Nirvana – All Apologies
Nirvana – Come As You Are
Nirvana – Lithium
Nirvana – Polly
Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit
Oasis – Wonderwall
Offspring, The – You’re Gonna Go Far, Kid
Outkast – Hey Ya!
Owl City – Fireflies
Pearl Jam – Elderly Woman Behind The Counter In A Small Town
Pedro the Lion – Arizona
Pedro the Lion – I Am Always the One Who Calls
Peter, Paul, and Mary – If I Had A Hammer
Peter, Paul, and Mary – Puff the Magic Dragon
Petty, Tom – Free Falling
Petty, Tom – Listen to Her Heart
Petty, Tom – Wildflowers
Phantom Planet – California
Pilate – Alright
Pink Floyd – Comfortably Numb
Pink Floyd – Comfortably Numb in Am
Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here
Pixies – Where Is My Mind
Plain White T’s – Hey There Delilah
Postal Service, The – Such Great Heights
Presidents of the United States of America, The – Naked and Famous
Presidents of the United States of America, The – Some Postman
Presidents of the United States of America, The – Video Killed the Radio Star
Presley, Elvis – Hound Dog
Prine, John – Angel From Montgomery
Prine, John – Donald and Lydia
Prine, John – That’s the Way the World Goes ‘Round
Purdy, Joe – Brand New Set of Wings
Raconteurs, The – Steady As She Goes
Radiohead – Creep
Ramones, The – Blitzkrieg Bop
Rancid – Journey to the End of the East Bay
Recess Monkey – Rainbow Road
Recess Monkey – SL-Double-EPover
Recess Monkey – The Littlest Monkey
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Scar Tissue
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Under the Bridge
Redding, Otis – Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay
REM – (Don’t Go Back to) Rockville
REM – Find the River
REM – It’s the End of the World As We Know It (and I Feel Fine)
Rice, Damien – Cannonball
Rolling Stones, The – Honky Tonk Women
Rolling Stones, The – Love in Vain
Rolling Stones, The – Paint it Black
Rolling Stones, The – Satisfaction
Rolling Stones, The – Shine A Light
Rolling Stones, The – Sweet Virginia
Rolling Stones, The – Wild Horses
Seger, Bob – Old Time Rock and Roll
Semisonic – Closing Time
Shins, The – Kissing the Lipless
Shins, The – New Slang
Shins, The – Young Pilgrims
Simon and Garfunkel – The Only Living Boy in New York
Simon, Paul – America
Simon, Paul – Me and Julio
Smash Mouth – All Star
Springsteen, Bruce – Glory Days
Springsteen, Bruce – Highway Patrolman
Springsteen, Bruce – I’m on Fire
Springsteen, Bruce – Nebraska
Springsteen, Bruce – Thunder Road
Springsteen, Bruce – Two for the Road
Steppenwolf – Born to Be Wild
Steve Miller Band – The Joker
Stevens, Cat – Father and Son
Survivor – Eye of the Tiger
Swift, Taylor – Change
Swift, Taylor – Love Story
Swift, Taylor – Teardrops on My Guitar
Talking Heads – Psycho Killer
Taylor, James – Sweet Baby James
They Might Be Giants – Dr Worm
Troggs, The – Wild Thing
Tunstall, KT – Other Side of the World
Turin Brakes – Stone Thrown
Turtles, The – Happy Together
U2 – All I Want Is You
U2 – Desire
U2 – One
U2 – Red Hill Mining Town
U2 – Walk On
U2 – Vertigo
U2 – Bad
Weezer – Beverly Hills
Weezer – Island in the Sun
Weezer – Say It Ain’t So
Weezer – The World Has Turned and Left Me Here
Weezer – Undone (The Sweater Song)
White Stripes, The – Same Boy You’ve Always Known
Who, The – Pinball Wizard
Who, The – Substitute
Wilco – I’m Always in Love
Wilco – I’m the Man Who Loves You
Wilco – Jesus Etc
Wilco – Kamera
Williams, Lucinda – 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
Yorn, Pete – Crystal Village
Young, Neil – Harvest Moon
Young, Neil – Heart of Gold
Young, Neil – Old Man
Young, Neil – Out on the Weekend
Young, Neil – Powderfinger
Young, Neil – Sugar Mountain
Young, Neil – Thrasher

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