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Steve Goodman (July 25, 1948 – September 20, 1984) was an American folk music singer-songwriter from Chicago, Illinois. The writer of "City of New Orleans", made popular by Arlo Guthrie, Goodman won two Grammy Awards.

The Chicago-born singer-songwriter, was discovered by Kris Kristofferson. He collaborated with close friend John Prine throughout his career. His superb guitar ability (honed at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music) and creative songwriting ability led him to success in the 1970s folk scene. Often funny… read more

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  • Avatar for SoulJazzsterInc
    Why no similar artists???
  • Avatar for LarryK12
    kalt sdrawkcab
  • Avatar for CDPETE01
    I was looking for city of new orleans did't know how many albums he had made,will now be playing some.
  • Avatar for 52joan
    he left us way too soon On the outside, looking in! RIP and thanks for the music!
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  • Avatar for NordicByNature
    I like to think that when I get to heaven Steve Goodman and Harry Caray will be right there to greet me with a couple pints and a cigar.
  • Avatar for melomane
    Just discovered Steve Goodman today. I'm blown away. He just shines - and makes me feel like I'm shining.
  • Avatar for dan_allan
    horrible he doesn't have 1 million plays on here yet :(
  • Avatar for loisolio
    Let's all vote for the other picture which shouldn't be cropped horizontally from the middle of Steve's face like the one we see now.
  • Avatar for KeithJones
    Remember seeing him with John Prine at the Cambridge Folk Festival (in 1973 I think it was) - classic!

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