4 pages | PDF | 1.0 MB"John Doe No. 24" is an upbeat folk song written and performed by Mary Chapin Carpenter. The track is composed in E major and C sharp minor and contains thirty measures. The song tells the story of John Doe, a mysterious character who has been rejected by society and is looking for a place to call his own. It captures the feeling of wanderlust and searching for a place to belong, while also highlighting themes of love and acceptance. The track is guitar-driven with Carpenter's signature vocal harmonies providing a strong foundation for the song. With its uplifting melodies, "John Doe No. 24" is a hopeful yet bittersweet ballad that speaks to the struggle of finding acceptance.