The Illbillys: Song List
This is a reasonably complete list of all the songs that the Illbillys have played, ever. 'Tis the list from whence all setlists are born. If there are any of these songs that you simply must hear at your event, please be so kind as to give the band a heads-up so they can brush it off and make it sparkle.

Additionally, the Illbillys will play requests, as long as they're made as LONG before the event as possible, so they can, like, y'know, LEARN the song.

Shrieking the name of a random song at the closest Illbilly when they're playing will generally not result in a performance of that song...unless it's a song on this list!

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


  • Act Naturally – Buck Owens
  • Ain't No Rest For the Wicked – Cage the Elephant
  • Alabama Whisky Bar – The Doors
  • A Little Less Conversation – Elvis Presley
  • A Lonely Place – The Smithereens
  • American Girl – Tom Petty
  • And She Was – Talking Heads
  • Any Major Dude - Steely Dan

  • Back in the USSR – The Beatles
  • Bad Things – Jace Everett
  • Be Bop a Lula – Gene Vincent
  • Blue Christmas – Elvis the P
  • Blue Skies – Irving Berlin
  • The Bug - Dire Straits
  • Bungle in the Jungle – Jethro Tull
  • Burning Down the House – Talking Heads
  • Bus Stop/Things We Said Today – The Hollies/The Beatles
  • Bye Bye Love - The Everly Brothers

  • Carolina In My Mind – James Taylor
  • Cigarette – The Clarks
  • Cinnamon Girl – Neil Young
  • Cold Shot – Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • Come and Bring Roses – Nirvana/Smithereens (medley of “Come As You Are” and “Blood and Roses”)
  • Country Roads – John Denver
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
  • Cross-Eyed Mary – Jethro Tull

  • Daddy Was a Preacher But Mama Was a Go-Go Girl – Southern Culture On the Skids
  • Dead Flowers – The Rolling Stones
  • Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is – Chicago
  • Don’t the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time – Mickey Gilley
  • Don’t Wanna Fight – Alabama Shakes
  • Driven To Tears – The Police
  • Driving My Life Away – Eddie Rabbitt

  • Eastbound and Down – Jerry Reed
  • Everybody Wants to Rule the World – Tears For Fears
  • Ex's & Oh's – Elle King

  • Family Tradition – Hank Williams Jr.
  • Feel a Whole Lot Better – The Byrds
  • Fire Escape - Fastball
  • Flagpole Sitta – Harvey Danger
  • Folsom Fire – Johnny Cash/Bruce Springsteen
    (Medley of "Folsom Prison Blues" and "I'm On Fire")
  • For Your Love – The Yardbirds

  • Hello, Darlin' – Conway Twitty
  • Here Comes Your Man – The Pixies
  • Hey Bulldog – The Beatles
  • Holy Roller Novocain – Kings of Leon
  • Hot Dog – Led Zeppelin
  • House of the Rising Sun – The Animals
  • Hungry Like the Wolf – Duran Duran

  • I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight – Bob Dylan
  • I’ll Cry Instead – The Beatles
  • I’m a Boy – The Who
  • I Fought to Breathe – The Clash/Pink Floyd
    ("I Fought the Law," Clash-style, plus "Breathe")
  • I Never Picked Cotton – Johnny Cash
  • Interstate Love Song – Stone Temple Pilots
  • Into the Mystic – Van Morrison
  • I Put a Spell On You – Screamin' Jay Hawkins
  • I Wish – Stevie Wonder
  • It’s a Shame About Ray – The Lemonheads
  • I Wanna Be Like You – Louie Prima (from Disney’s “The Jungle Book”)

  • Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
  • Jambalaya – Hank Williams Sr.
  • Jane is Magic – Jane’s Addiction/The Police (Medley of “Jane Says” and “Every Little Thing She Does is Magic”)
  • The Jean Genie - David Bowie
  • Je t'Adore - The Figgs
  • Just Like Heaven - The Cure

  • Kaw-Liga – Hank Williams Sr.
  • King of the Mountain – Southern Culture On the Skids
  • King of the Road – Roger Miller
  • Kiss -Prince

  • Lady Madonna – The Beatles
  • Land Down Under – Men at Work
  • Last Night – The Strokes
  • Last Time – Rolling Stones
  • Late in the Evening – Paul Simon
  • Let's Knock Together – Canned Heat/ Dave Edmunds (Medley of "Let's Work Together" and "I Hear You Knockin'")
  • Let's Stay Together - Al Green
  • Let Your Loss Be Your Lesson - Alison Krauss/Robert Plant
  • Life During Wartime - Talking Heads
  • Listen to Her Heart – Tom Petty
  • Little Miss Prissy - The Stray Cats
  • Little Sister - Elvis Presley
  • Living in the Past – Jethro Tull
  • Locomotive Breath – Jethro Tull
  • Love Struck Baby - Stevie Ray Vaughn

  • Mack the Knife – Louis Armstrong (among others)
  • Maggie’s Farm – Bob Dylan
  • Mama Tried – Merle Haggard
  • Man of Constant Sorrow – Soggy Bottom Boys
  • Marie's the4 Name of His Latest Flame – Elvis of the P
  • Mary’s Lamb – Stevie Ray Vaughn
  • Maybe I'm Amazed – Paul McCartney
  • Me & Julio Down By the Schoolyard – Paul Simon
  • Me & My Uncle – The Grateful Dead
  • Mele Kalikimaka – Bing Crosby
  • Miss You – The Rolling Stones
  • Mr. Spaceman – The Byrds
  • Molly’s Chambers – Kings of Leon
  • Monkey Man – Rolling Stones
  • Moondance – Van Morrison
  • Mule Train – Frankie Laine

  • Never Can Tell, Baby – Chuck Berry/Stevie Ray Vaughn (Medley of "You Never Can Tell" and "Love Struck Baby")
  • New New Minglewood Blues - Grateful Dead
  • Ninteenth Nervous Breakdown – Rolling Stones

  • Oh Lonesome Me – Don Gibson
  • Old Brown/Black – The Beatles/Steely Dan
    (Medley of "Old Brown Shoe" and "Black Friday")
  • One More Saturday Night - Grateful Dead
  • Overkill – Men at Work

  • Paint it Black – The Rolling Stones
  • Paranoid Eleanor – Black Sabbath/The Beatles (Medley of “Paranoid” and “Eleanor Rigby”)
  • Peace Frog - The Doors
  • People Are Strange - The Doors
  • Pink Cadillac - Bruce Springsteen
  • Poor Heart - Phish
  • Psycho Killer - Talking Heads

  • Right Place, Wrong Time - Dr. John
  • Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
  • Roadhouse Blues - The Doors
  • Rock Around the Clock - Bill Haley and His Comets
  • Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree - Peggy Lee
  • Ruby Tuesday – The Rolling Stones

  • Scarlet Begonias - The Grateful Dead
  • Scooby Doo – George Gershwin
  • Serenade – Steve Miller
  • Sesame Street – Bert, Ernie, Oscar, Grover, etc.
  • Shapes of Things – The Yardbirds
  • Six Days on the Road – Flying Burrito Brothers
  • Sixteen Tons – Tennessee Ernie Ford
  • Sleep Walk - Santo & Johnny
  • Slow Down – The Beatles
  • Sorry – The Easybeats
  • Space Oddity – David Bowie
  • Spiderman – The Ramones
  • Steppin’ Stone – The Monkees
  • Street Fightin’ Man – The Rolling Stones
  • Stuck in the Middle With You – Stealer Wheels
  • Subterranean Mama – Bob Dylan/Elvis Presley
    (Medley of “Subterranean Homesick Blues” and
    “That’s All Right Mama”)
  • Suffragette City – David Bowie
  • Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran
  • Sunny Afternoon – The Kinks
  • Superman – The Clique (covered by REM)

  • Take This Job and Shove It – Johnny Paycheck
  • Time & Time Again – The Smithereens
  • Tuesday Afternoon – The Moody Blues

  • Unforgettable - Nat King Cole
  • US Blues - The Grateful Dead
  • Use Me - Bill Withers

  • Voodoo Cadillac – Southern Culture On the Skids

  • Walking After Midnight – Patsy Cline
  • Watching the Detectives - Elvis Costello
  • White Lightnin’ – George Jones
  • White Rabbit – Jefferson Airplane
  • Wild Horses – Rolling Stones
  • The Wonder of You – Elvis von Presley

  • You May Be Right – Billy Joel
  • You Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry
  • Your Cheatin' Heart – Hank Williams Sr.
  • You're So Vain – Carly Simon
  • You've Got to Hide Your Love Away – The Beatles
  • You Win Again - Hank Williams Sr.

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