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Country “Road” Songs- Our Top 10

Nothing says small town America like a good “Road” song that we can all relate to. Jason Aldean's, chart topper Dirt Road Anthem and Rodney Atktin's new release Take a Back Road inspired us to find the best “Road” songs in country music. We dug through the archives to find our top ten songs with “Road” in the title. An old cut from Roger Miller to today's chart toppers, road songs are always a hit. See if your favorite road song made the list.

 


10

The Dirt Road

Sawyer Brown

 

 

A classic from the early '90. Sawyer Brown was big in the days of Garth, Alan and Brooks and Dunn, Most famously known for their track The Race is On. The 1992 album title track The Dirt Road talks about young man needing to leave home and find his own way. The following year after The Dirt Road was released, Sawyer Brown won the CMA for Vocal/Group Band of the Year.

 

9

Copperhead Road

Steve Earle

 

 

The follow up to Steve Earle's 1986 hit Guitar Town was the iconic Copperhead Road. The song tells the tale of a family that practiced some shady operations at the end of Copperhead Road.

 

8

Church on Cumberland Road

Shenandoah

 

 

Shenandoah started a string of number one hits in the ealry '90 with Church on Cumberland Road. The song tells the story of a groom and his friends being late for his wedding after one last night night of rabble-rousing.

 

7

Red Dirt Road

Brooks and Dunn

 

 

Brooks and Dunn, what can you say about the most successful country duo of all time. Before they called it quits 2010, they dropped a heartfelt tune about growing up in the country and learning life's lesson on that Red Dirt Road.

 

6

King of The Road

Roger Miller

 

 

Coming from the 1960's Nashville era, Roger Miller's signature song King of the Road tells the story of a train riding drifter. King of The Road was the second of three #1 songs during his career. Miller, one of the most renown song writers to work in Nashville ,died in 1992 of cancer.

 

5

Bless The Broken Road

Rascal Flatts

 

 

The country powerhouse Rascal Flatts sent Bless The Broken Road  to #1 on country charts for 5 consecutive weeks. The story of a young man who set out looking for his one love and all his experiences pointed him right to her.

 

4

Take Me Home Country Road

John Denver

 

 

“Almost heaven, West Virginia…”, every country fan knows the first verse of this iconic country tune. John Denver's 1971 masterpiece is still a staple today for many radio stations around the country as well as many young county fan's ipods.

 

3

On The Road Again

Willie Nelson

 

 

Willie's 1980 classic hit chronicles the life on tour of a music man. Scoring his ninth #1 tune and also earned Willie a Grammy for Best Country Song of the Year.

 

2

Take A Back Road

Rodney Atkins

 

 

Rodney Atkins has scored a another chart topper with the title track form his latest album set to be released today, October 4th. Take A Back Road chronicles a city dweller wanting to escape to a simpler and less hectic way of life.

 

1

Dirt Road Anthem

Jason Aldean

 

 

Originally penned by Colt Ford and Brantley Gilbert, Jason Aldean's re-record of Dirt Road Anthem hit #1 on country charts the week of July 30th, 2011. Released on the My Kind Of Party LP ti is the second track to hit #1 behind the power ballad with Kelly Clarkson, Don't You Wanna Stay.

 

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