country songs The Best Red Dirt Country Songs  

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Red Dirt country is an is a subset of country music that developed by combining traditional roots sounds with more outlaw-style lyrics. It is also sometimes referred to as Texas country music, but this specific sub set developed in Stillwater, OK by musicians like Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson. Red Dirt country is all about rebelling against the mainstream Nashville style that was popular during the 60s and 70s. Typically, it involves an acoustic guitar and a folksy/ Americana Okie sound. It's also closely associated with Texas country and outlaw music
 

These are songs from top Red Dirt country artists, such as Eli Young Band and Cross Canadian Ragweed. 

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Somewhere Down in Texas Jason Boland & The Stragglers' song about the comforts of the lonestar state.

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17 Cross Canadian Ragweed's song about life spent running from the law and missing and old love.

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The Road Goes On Forever Robert Earl Keen's song is a song that retraces his career through his perspecive.

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Kiss Me in the Dark A song about loving someone wholly for one night.

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Alabama Cross Canadian Ragweed's song about missing a lover so badly.

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Wear My Ring Song about a broken heart and broken relationship.

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Wicked Twisted Road Song about the harsh realities of life and our wayward tendencies.

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Feeling Good Again Robert Earl Keen's song about hanging out and having good times in your favotire bar.

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Carry On A song about life's troubles and just pushing on through.

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Take Me Out to the Dance Hall A song about letting loose, having fin, and going dancing.

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Hard Man to Love A song about a cheating man and the woman that puts up with it.

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Vancouver A song about wayward traveling and a busted relationship.

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Wave On Wave Pat Green's song about redemption

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Texas Angel Hoeybrowne's song about the difficulties of letting go of a loved one.

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Choctaw Bingo Popular James McMurtry song that also appears in the film Beer for my Horses.

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Texas Moon A song about being on the road with the band for a long time.

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God Bless This Town 'Wade Bowen's song about returning to a small town and small town life

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Bottle by My Bed Song about a lonesome life that's fallen apart and the drinking that all away

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Tonight's Not the Night Randy Rogers Band's song about getting a relationship started

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Beer Bait and Ammo The Kevin Fowler Texas anthem is about good old Texas past times.

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If These Old Walls Could Talk A song about the secrets we keep and the bad deeds we do.

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Small Town Kid A song about liking the simple things in life and the honky tonk

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Down the Road Tonight Hayes Carll's song about all the characters you find roaming throughout the south.

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Off the Record A song about the difficulties of divorce

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Before the Devil Knows We're Dead Turnpike Troubadours - Turnpike troubadours, all there songs are great but I had to pick one

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100 Percent Texan A song about loving everything about Texas abosultely.

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Lonely Lubbock Lights A song about driving to get back the girl you love.

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Don't Touch My Willie A song about a woman trying to take advantage of a man

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Biloxi Jack Ingram's song about being left behind for the goodtimes in Biloxi

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Nashville Blues Cory Morrow's song about being locked up in prison and country songwriting

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Even If If Breaks Your Heart Song about wishing from a young age to become a musician, even if it breaks your heart.

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Freeze Frame Time A song about wanting to stop and cherish those special moments in life.

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Temporary Angel A song about finding someone for a quick fix in between those loving relationships.

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