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Best Episodes of VH1 Storytellers

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VH1 Storytellers gives music fans the opportunity to learn the inspiration behind their favorite songs. The best episodes of VH1 Storytellers feature amazing singers and songwriters sharing insight into their process of writing and recording music. Some great VH1 Storytellers episodes even feature unexpected collaborations or covers.

What are the best episodes of VH1 Storytellers? Elvis Costello's 1996 performance featured great songs like “Veronica,” “Alison,” and “Watching the Detectives” among others. More recently, Taylor Swift recorded a memorable Storytellers episode in 2012.

Foo Fighters, Alicia Keys, and Ray Davies – who performed the very first episode of VH1 Storytellers while on his Storyteller Tour in 1996 – are other good Storytellers episodes.

Which episode of VH1 Storytellers is the best? Give your favorite episodes a vote up and please vote down any episodes that made you want to skip the encore.

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    Counting Crows

    Video: YouTube
    • Original Airing: Aug 12 1997
    • Season: VH1's Storytellers
    • Episode Number: 14
    • Series: VH1 Storytellers
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    Ray Davies

    Ray Davies of The Kinks performs during the very first episode of VH1 Storytellers. Davies was amid his Storyteller tour during the 1996 taping.

    • Original Airing: June 2 1996
    • Season: VH1's Storytellers
    • Episode Number: 1
    • Series: VH1 Storytellers
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  • 3

    Green Day: American Idiot Uncut

    Video: YouTube

    Green Day performs the group's 2004 album, American Idiot, in its entirety during its 2005 Storytellers appearance.

    • Original Airing: Apr 05 2005
    • Season: VH1's Storytellers
    • Episode Number: 68
    • Series: VH1 Storytellers
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  • 4

    Dave Matthews Band

    Video: YouTube
    • Original Airing: Sept 13 2005
    • Season: VH1's Storytellers
    • Episode Number: 71
    • Series: VH1 Storytellers
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