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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
PascalSnijders added Turnpike Troubadours Country rock - Folk, Bluegrass, Red Dirt, Alt. Country, Americana

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648 61
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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616 62
Stoney LaRue is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Stoney LaRue Red Dirt

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693 76
Cross Canadian Ragweed is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Cross Canadian Ragweed Americana, Red Dirt, Country rock

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564 54
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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460 51
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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369 36
Wade Bowen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Wade Bowen Red Dirt, Country

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241 41
Charlie Robison is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
MattDieter added Charlie Robison Country

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121 14
Aaron Watson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
kamysdad added Aaron Watson Country

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Robert Earl Keen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
kamysdad added Robert Earl Keen Outlaw country, Americana, Folk music

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230 53
Ryan Bingham is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Ryan Bingham Americana, Rock music, Folk music

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68 4
Whisky Myers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Jackson Ellisor added Whisky Myers

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211 52
The Great Divide is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
The Great Divide Red Dirt, Country

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157 42
Mike McClure is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Mike McClure Rock music, Red Dirt, Country

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Chris Knight is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Jackson Ellisor added Chris Knight Folk music, Country

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No Justice is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
No Justice Americana, Rock music, Red Dirt

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53 7
Micky & the Motorcars is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
BrianWirtz added Micky & the Motorcars Country

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MichaelDaleDodd added Casey Daniels Band Red Dirt / Country Rock

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Kevin Fowler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
kamysdad added Kevin Fowler Country

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75 32
Bob Childers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Bob Childers Folk music, Red Dirt, Bluegrass

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39 7
Hayes Carll is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Quinn Aldous added Hayes Carll

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39 7
Brandon Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
kamysdad added Brandon Jenkins

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29 3
Whisky Myers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Jackson Ellisor added Whisky Myers

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65 32
Logan Mize is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
JonathanJonnyStremmel added Logan Mize Country

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57 27
Randy Crouch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Randy Crouch Folk music, Red Dirt, Bluegrass

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69 30
J.J. Cale is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
J.J. Cale Americana, Swamp pop, Tulsa Sound

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31 13
Jimmy LaFave is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
demde added Jimmy LaFave Folk music, Country rock, Alternative country

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26 7
John Moreland is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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John Fullbright is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
John Fullbright Americana, Pop music, Rock music

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Whisky Myers is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Jackson Ellisor added Whisky Myers

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17 7
Tom Skinner is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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17 7
Red Dirt Rangers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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17 3
Uncle Lucius is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Jackson Ellisor added Uncle Lucius

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13 6
Parker Millsap is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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18 15
Dix Hat Band is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
mamasan added Dix Hat Band

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26 27
Troop Taylor Band is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
tannerlong added Troop Taylor Band Red Dirt, Rock Country - Red Dirt, Rock Country

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demde added Houston Marchman

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4 5
Travis Linville is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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12 10
Chuck Dunlap is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
chuck-dunlap added Chuck Dunlap

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2 6
Travis Downs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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CODE WHITE is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Rob Ernest Howard added CODE WHITE

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Carter Sampson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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Scott Copeland is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers

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4 10
Wade Magee is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Wade Magee added Wade Magee

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4 11
Joe Barron Band is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
AndrewCannon added Joe Barron Band

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PARKER TWOMEY is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Amy Gilson Twomey added PARKER TWOMEY

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

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Susan Herndon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
Susan Herndon Rock music, Folk music, Red Dirt

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SarahSkinner added The Red Dirt Skinners red dirt, americana, blues

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12 24
121 North is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Red Dirt Singers
MattDieter added 121 North