Which songs/artists are similar to this?

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  • 10 years ago
    Best Answer

    Try ...

    Neil Young - Heart of Gold

    Bobbie Gentry - Ode to Billy Joe

    Harry Chapin - Cats in the Cradle

    James Taylor - Secret O' Life

    John Denver - Sunshine on my shoulder

    Terry Jacks - Seasons in the Sun

    Vincent (Starry Starry Night) - Don McLean

    Others have listed some artists you might investigate, here are more (newest stuff first):

    Iron and Wine, Joshua Radin, Sun Kil Moon, Nick Drake, Dar Williams (try The Christians and the Pagans), Time Buckley, Townes Van Zandt, Lyle Lovett, Patty Griffin (amazing!), Chip Taylor & Carrie Rodriguez, Colin Hay (like Waiting for my real life to begin), John Gorka, John Prine, Linda Thompson, Kate Wolf, Leonard Cohen

  • 10 years ago

    No one really. Gordon Lightfoot was unique.

    But, you might try listening to these folks for remote similarities:

    Paul Simon

    Bob Dylan

    Don McLean

    The Eagles

    James Taylor

    Cat Stevens

    Glenn Campbell

    Woody Guthrie

    Joan Baez

    Joni Mitchell

    Rod McKuen

  • kapri
    Lv 5
    10 years ago

    Richard Thompson's "Vincent Black Lightning" is similar in that it is a folky tune that tells a story

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxKTzwaEa2o

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    He's an amazing artist!

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