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Fans' Pick of Favorites


Each year a poll of the fans is conducted. In the past it was conducted on various discussion groups. This year for the first time it has been conducted on steveearle.net. To view results from each year click that year.

1996  1997  1998  1999  2003  2004 

1999

These are the results of the survey of the Steve Earle e-mail list members completed 28 July 1999 and compiled by Nina Melechen (melechen@earthlink.net)


rank song or album rank
last year
% of
ballots
#1
votes
The Top 30 Steve Earle Songs
1
Goodbye
3
 55%
8
2
Copperhead Road 1 57% 2
3
Guitar Town 2 60% 6
4
The Other Kind 4 51% 7
5 Someday 5 47% 3
6
My Old Friend the Blues
11
46%
5
7
I Ain't Ever Satisfied 8 43% 3
8
Feel Alright 6 40% 5
9
Ellis Unit One 13 42% 2
10 Ft. Worth Blues 9 43% 2
11
Billy Austin
7
41%
3
12
Ben McCulloch 19 36% 3
13
N.Y.C. 15 37% 0
14
Tom Ames' Prayer 18 30% 3
15 The Devil's Right Hand 10 29% 2
16
Fearless Heart
25
29%
1
17
Hard-Core Troubador 12 34% 1
18
Taneytown 14 24% 1
19
The Rain Came Down 22 (tie) 29% 2
20 The Mountain --- 23% 1
21 Johnny Come Lately 16 25% 0
22
Angry Young Man --- 18% 1
23 (tie)
Valentine's Day 17 18% 2
23 (tie)
Christmas in Washington 26 22% 0
25 Nowhere Road 20 18% 2
26
Pilgrim
---
17%
2
27 (tie)
Have Mercy 30 (tie) 13% 3
27 (tie)
More than I Can Do 21 16% 2
29
Somewhere out There 22 (tie) 17% 1
30 Telephone Road --- 20% 0
Songs Not in the Top 30 That got First Place Votes
35
Nothing But A Child  
36
Carrie Brown  
38
Justice in Ontario  
39 (tie)
It's All up to You  
42
Poison Lovers  
59
San Antonio Girl  
69 (tie)
All of My Life  
77 (tie)
A Little Bit In Love  
TOP 10 STEVE EARLE ALBUMS
1
I Feel Alright
2
79%
17
2
El Corazón
1
65%
17
3
Train A Comin'
3
63%
14
4
Guitar Town
4
68%
4
5
Copperhead Road
5
52%
6
6
The Mountain
--
53%
4
7
Exit 0
6
42%
8
8
The Hard Way
7
38%
7
9
Shut up and Die Like An Aviator
8
14%
1
10
BBC Radio 1 Live in Concert
9
4%
0
TOP 10 COVERS BY STEVE EARLE
1
Dead Flowers  (Jagger/Richards)
1
51%
15
2
Tecumseh Valley  (Van Zandt)
2
38%
13
3
I'm Looking through You  (Lennon/McCartney)
4
32%
6
4
Johnny Too Bad  (The Slickers)
3
17%
6
5
Before They Make Me Run  (Jagger/Richards)
9
14%
5
6
Rivers of Babylon (Crowe/McNaughton/Reyam/Farian)
6
18%
1
7
State Trooper  (Springsteen)
5
15%
3
8
Six Days on the Road (Green/Montgomery)
7
14%
3
9
White Freightliner Blues  (Van Zandt)
--
13%
2
10
Windfall (Farrar)
10
11%
2
TOP 15 COVERS OF STEVE EARLE SONGS
1
Goodbye Emmylou Harris
1
58%
25
2
Tom Ames' Prayer Robert Earl Keen, Jr.
8
25%
4
3
Sometimes She Forgets Travis Tritt
--
10%
3
4
The Devil's Right Hand Waylon Jennings
5 (tie)
13%
2
5
Someday Shawn Colvin
2
13%
1
6
Guitar Town Emmylou Harris
4
12%
1
7 (tie)
My Old Friend the Blues The Proclaimers
9
7%
3
7 (tie)
Goodbye The Pretenders
5 (tie)
12%
1
9
Angel Is The Devil The Supersuckers
3
10%
1
10
Nowhere Road The Outlaws
5 (tie)
8%
1
11 (tie)
The Devil's Right Hand Webb Wilder
11 (tie)
5%
2
11 (tie)
If You Need a Fool The Del McCoury Band
14 (tie)
7%
2
11 (tie)
Angel Is the Devil Bap Kennedy
--
7%
1
14
The Devil's Right Hand The Highwaymen
10
7%
1
15 (tie)
Down on My Luck Bill Lyerly Band
14
3%
1
15 (tie)
Bible and a Gun Jason and the Scorchers
--
5%
0
STEVE EARLE'S TOP 10 DUETS
1
You're Still Standin' There  (w/ Lucinda Williams)  
63%
20
2
I'm Still in Love with You  (w/ Iris DeMent)  
39%
9
3
Poison Lovers  (w/ Siobhan Kennedy)  
39%
6
4
Promise You Anything  (w/ Stacey Earle)  
15%
5
5
Nothin' Without You  (w/ Emmylou Harris)  
11%
5
6
Crying, Waiting, Hoping  (w /Marty Stuart)  
13%
2
7
Goodbye  (w/ Emmylou Harris)  
8%
5
8
Taneytown  (w/Emmylou Harris)  
8%
2
9
Poison Love  (w/Buddy Miller)  
10%
1
10 (tie)
Pilgrim (w/ Emmylou Harris and others)  
6%
2
10 (tie) Nothing but a Child  (w/ Maria McKee)  
7%
1

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