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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Jason Boland & The Stragglers' song about the comforts of the lonestar state.

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

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Robert Earl Keen's song is a song that retraces his career through his perspecive.

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

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73 18
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A song about loving someone wholly for one night.

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Song about a broken heart and broken relationship.

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55 14
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Song about the harsh realities of life and our wayward tendencies.

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45 14
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A song about life's troubles and just pushing on through.

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49 17
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Robert Earl Keen's song about hanging out and having good times in your favotire bar.

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41 13
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kamysdad added Aaron Watson

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42 17
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Pat Green's song about redemption

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34 11
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30 9
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kamysdad added Brandon Jenkins

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35 13
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A song about letting loose, having fin, and going dancing.

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drippinsprings added Turnpike Troubadours

Turnpike troubadours, all there songs are great but I had to pick one

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

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28 9
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Popular James McMurtry song that also appears in the film Beer for my Horses.

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A song about a cheating man and the woman that puts up with it.

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A song about wayward traveling and a busted relationship.

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

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28 10
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Randy Rogers Band's song about getting a relationship started

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'Wade Bowen's song about returning to a small town and small town life

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