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This best Red Dirt bands list ranks the best Red Dirt country singers and musicians by votes. This list of Red Dirt bands let’s you see who Red Dirt fans think are the best in Red Dirt country music. Getting its name from the soil in Oklahoma, Red Dirt singers are generally from the Sooner State (Stillwater in particular). One of Red Dirt music's greatest attributes is how it's sound is expansive in the sense that few people can accurately pinpoint it. Some associate Red Dirt bands with alt-country, others with Americana and folk. No matter what your definition is, Red Dirt music remains wildly popular in America's heartland with Red Dirt country dominating the radio and live shows in that particular region. Though the sound is closely associated with Oklahoma, the difference between that and Texas country music has dimmed over the years and with some Red Dirt bands intertwining the sound that was once so distinctive between the neighboring states.

So, what are the best the Red Dirt bands? Any list of Red Dirt bands has to include the likes of Stoney LaRue, Bob Childers, Randy Rogers Band, Jason Boland & the Stragglers, and Wade Bowen. These are widely considered some of the biggest name in Red Dirt music and with good reason. When people think of Red Dirt country these are the names they're likely to associate with the genre. No matter which generation of Red Dirt music you like, we can all agree that these are the best Red Dirt artists, period.

That said, it's up to you to determine what are the best Red Dirt bands. If you know Red Dirt music, then don't hesitate to have your voice heard. Also, if you notice that a band is missing, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best red dirt bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest red dirt musician ever?" If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular red dirt bands that you might've heard of.

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Turnpike Troubadours is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Turnpike Troubadours Country rock - Folk, Bluegrass, Red Dirt, Alt. Country, Americana

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Randy Rogers Band is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Randy Rogers Band Americana, Red Dirt, Country

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Cross Canadian Ragweed is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Cross Canadian Ragweed Americana, Red Dirt, Country rock

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Stoney LaRue is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Stoney LaRue Red Dirt

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Jason Boland & The Stragglers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Jason Boland & The Stragglers Red Dirt, Country

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Reckless Kelly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Reckless Kelly Americana, Rock music, Red Dirt

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Wade Bowen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Wade Bowen Red Dirt, Country

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Charlie Robison is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Charlie Robison Country

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The Great Divide is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
The Great Divide Red Dirt, Country

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Ryan Bingham is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Ryan Bingham Americana, Rock music, Folk music

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Robert Earl Keen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Robert Earl Keen Outlaw country, Americana, Folk music

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Mike McClure is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Mike McClure Rock music, Red Dirt, Country

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Aaron Watson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Aaron Watson Country

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Micky & the Motorcars is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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No Justice is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
No Justice Americana, Rock music, Red Dirt

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Casey Daniels Band Red Dirt / Country Rock

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Hayes Carll is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Whisky Myers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Bob Childers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Bob Childers Folk music, Red Dirt, Bluegrass

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Kevin Fowler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Kevin Fowler Country

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Logan Mize is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Logan Mize Country

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J.J. Cale is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
J.J. Cale Americana, Swamp pop, Tulsa Sound

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Brandon Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Randy Crouch is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Randy Crouch Folk music, Red Dirt, Bluegrass

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Jimmy LaFave is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Jimmy LaFave Folk music, Country rock, Alternative country

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John Fullbright is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
John Fullbright Americana, Pop music, Rock music

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John Moreland is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Tom Skinner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Red Dirt Rangers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Dix Hat Band is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Parker Millsap is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Troop Taylor Band is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Troop Taylor Band Red Dirt, Rock Country - Red Dirt, Rock Country

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Travis Linville is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Travis Downs is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Carter Sampson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Chris Knight is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Chris Knight Folk music, Country

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Scott Copeland is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Chuck Dunlap is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Uncle Lucius is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Whisky Myers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Joe Barron Band is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Wade Magee is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Whisky Myers is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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121 North is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Susan Herndon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Susan Herndon Rock music, Folk music, Red Dirt

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Greg Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Monica Taylor is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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The Red Dirt Skinners red dirt, americana, blues

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Mitch Cason is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers