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The Best Red Dirt Country Songs

Updated May 3, 2019 2.7k votes 444 voters 27.9k views50 items

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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.