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The Top 50 Colorado Songs

The Colorado Sun, the award-winning, journalist-owned, community-supported online news outlet, asked Colorado Music Experience for a playlist of memorable songs that have Colorado connections. Click the song name below to listen on YouTube or click the artist name to see content on the CoME site.

“How to Save a Life”The Fray

“Colorado”The Flying Burrito Brothers

“Stubborn Love”The Lumineers

“Baja”The Astronauts

“Got to Get You into My Life”  Earth, Wind & Fire

“Green-Eyed Lady”Sugarloaf

“All the Right Moves”OneRepublic

“Zombies Ate My Neighbors”Single File

“Starwood in Aspen” – John Denver

“A Good Feelin’ to Know”Poco

“Radio Boogie”Hot Rize

“Ridin’ the Storm Out”REO Speedwagon

“River’s Rising”Leftover Salmon

“Need Somebody”The Subdudes

“The Blizzard”Judy Collins

“Wishing You Were Here”Chicago

“‘Round the Wheel”String Cheese Incident

“I Think She Likes Me”Treat Her Right

“Her Own Kinda Woman”Big Head Todd & the Monsters


“Rocky Mountain Way”Joe Walsh


“Ripplin’ Waters”The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

“Haw”Sixteen Horsepower

“How It Ends”Devotchka

“The Things That You Say That You Do”Dressy Bessy

“Netherlands”Dan Fogelberg

“Our Summer Romance”Dean Reed

“Elusive Butterfly”Bob Lind

“Never Too Far”Dianne Reeves

“That Acapulco Gold”The Rainy Daze

“Post Toastee”Tommy Bolin

“Don’t Let the Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man)”The Serendipity Singers

“Colorado”Danny Holien

“Good Times, Rock & Roll”Flash Cadillac & the Continental Kids

“Sneak Out”Rose Hill Drive

“Resurrection Blues”Otis Taylor

“Shoofly Pie”The Wood Brothers

“Boulder to Birmingham”Emmylou Harris

“Colorado”Stephen Stills/Manassas

“Did You Ever Look So Nice”The Samples




“I Kissed a Girl”Jill Sobule

“Don’t Trust Me”3OH!3

“Get Out of Denver”Bob Seger

“The Rumor”Ron MIles

“40 Miles from Denver”Yonder Mountain String Band

“Wildfire”Michael Murphey