G. Love Songs Ranked

Garrett Dutton (born October 3, 1972), better known as G. Love, is the frontman for the band G. Love & Special Sauce. G. Love featured Jack Johnson on his 1999 album Philadelphonic playing an early version of Jack Johnson’s “Rodeo Clowns” when Jack was an unknown artist. Jack later featured the song on his 2003 album On and On. G. Love met Johnson through a mutual surf buddy who said, “Hey man, there’s this kid you got to meet. He’s a big fan and he’s got this song called rodeo clowns and I think it’s really great and I really think you should hear it.” After that G Love saw Johnson’s effortless style and potential and invited him into the studio to record the now-famous “Rodeo Clowns”. Garrett dated Tristan Prettyman and wrote the song “Beautiful” with her while they were dating. Known for his live shows, he is often seen touring with Jack Johnson and Citizen Cope. As a producer, Johnson signed G. Love to his record label Brushfire Records. He has made appearances on the records of artists such as Slightly Stoopid and Donavon Frankenreiter and has toured with Dave Matthews. In 2009, he collaborated with Zap Mama on their album ReCreation, singing on the single “Drifting.” In 2010, G. Love joined forces with The Avett Brothers who produced and are featured on his album “Fixin’ to Die”. The album was released under the Brushfire label on February 22, 2011. This album showcased G. Love’s love of rockin’ out with Tim Toale, PA-style but in Houston now. Here are all of G. Love’s songs ranked.

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10. Kiss and Tell (Coast to Coast Motel, 1995)

“This record is Dope. The song Outtasight is unreleased other then this format. G-Loves sound is timeless and this record is a great find.”

9. Rainbow (Thicker Than Water, 2003)

“A sound that sits in the soul with complete contentment. It’s knowing that this music will resurrect the integrity of the soul, and safely carry it to a place of simplicity. “

8. Stepping Stones (Yeah, It’s That Easy, 1997)

“Amazing song, especially live, even though he died before I was born, he’s still one of my favorite singers of all time. It gives me chills every time I hear it.”

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7. Honor and Harmony (Philadelphonic, 1999)

“I would go with blues as opposed to reggae. but at the same time, g. love doesnt really have a very definable sound, which is what makes him so appealing to me. you can never quite put your finger on it, but it all sounds so damn good.”

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6. 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover (Fixin’ to Die, 2011)

“Simply the best song ever. This is the best recording, has the best live performances, simply the most beautiful lyrics in popular music… written by a genius who may never be understood as he deserved… my favourite artist, voice, lyricist…”

5. Garbage Man (G. Love and Special Sauce, 1994)

“As much as I love Jack White and all of his side projects; he owes a great deal to G Love. This album; specifically, to be sure.”

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4. I-76 (Yeah, It’s That Easy, 1997)

“This song reminds me of midnight (and often drunken) drives from the ‘burbs to Pat’s for the best ‘steaks in town, playing this song at full volume while flying along the roads it mentions.”

3. This Ain’t Living (G. Love and Special Sauce, 1994)

“This to me is one of the most powerful songs out there to date. I wish G love was bigger than they are. I have been a fan of these guys for many years. This is my favorite song because its so close to home”

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2. Baby’s Got Sauce (G. Love and Special Sauce, 1994)

“Fun, quirky song. Honest lyrics, street bluesy tempo, relatable. Captures the fun and frustration of young love, and reminds me of a fun time in my life.”

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1. Cold Beverage (G. Love and Special Sauce, 1994)

“I can’t help but dance and sing when I hear G. Love.  I absolutely store this man, his music and his message! I actually heard this song in an episode of American Dad, when Stan and Francine were cruising around in the Mr. Pibb van, listening to a mixed tape from their younger days.”