Songs? Better ones? I don't care how old.?

Country, little rap.

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  • 6 years ago
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    Hi, You could try some modern alternative/underground country which sounds more like the older country. You can find more artists like below by searching for alternative, americana, outlaw country, rockabilly/psychobilly, folk, and stuff like that on sites like youtube, reverbnation, lastfm, and pandora radio. You could try hick-hop also such as Colt Ford, Big Smo, Jawga Boyz and such. This is by no means a complete list, older artists followed by modern alternative/underground. Links below.

    Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Paycheck, Johnny Horton, Tanya Tucker, Woody Guthrie, Hank Williams Sr., Hank Williams Jr, Dick Curless, CW McCall, Dave Dudley, Red Sovine, Marty Robbins, Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Burl Ives, Doc Watson, The Carter Family, Emmylou Harris, Leadbelly, Neal Young, Ramblin' Jack Elliot, The Weavers, Joan Baez, Peter Paul Mary, John Prine, John Denver, Iris Dement, Bascom Lamar Lunsford, Arlo Guthrie, Gordon Lightfoot, Loretta Lynn, Charlie Pride, Charlie Daniels Band, George Jones, Randy Travis, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Reba McEntire, Lefty Frizzell, Clint Black, Kris Kristofferson, Pam Tillis, Alabama, Rodney Crowell, George Strait, Alan Jackson, David Allan Coe

    Now here is a list of modern alternative/underground country singers,

    1. Joey Allcorn - Alabama Chain Gang, 50 Years Too Late, Six Feet Down, This Ain't Montgomery feat Hank III, Graveyard Bound feat Lonesome Wyatt, Son Of A Ramblin' Man, (Graveyard Bound is country/metal mix.)

    2. Bob Wayne & The Outlaw Carnies - Road Bound, Mack, Till' The Wheels Fall Off, Ain't No Diesel Trucks In Heaven, Lyza, Driven By Demons, 2012, All My Friends

    3. Tonya Watts - The Day Hank Jr. Came To Town, Lonesome Bend Road, Cumberland Angels, Jesus Cowboy, Thought You Should Know, Daddy's Redneck Flaws

    4. Little Lisa Dixie - Stoned Again, I'll Go With You, Devil's Gate, Living To Survive, Bonnie And Clyde, Woke Up Broke, Stop Acting Like a Lady, Bury Me Deep, Dance With The Devil, Getting Over You.,

    5. Dale Watson - Justice For All, Hollywood Hillbilly, A Real Country Song, From The Cradle To The Grave (This guy is similar to Johnny Cash)

    6. Steve Earle - Copperhead Road, Guitar Town

    7. Pistol Annies - Hell On Heels, Takin' Pills, Family Feud (Miranda Lambert's side band project.)

    8. Curtis Lyn Cook - Watching America Idle, Outlaws (He is real country!)

    9. Junior Brown - My Wife Thinks Your Dead, Highway Patrol

    10. Matchbox - Rockabilly Rebel, Rockin' At The Ritz (Not country but rockabilly.)

    11. Hank III - Louisiana Stripes, Rebel Within, 3 Shades Of Black, D. Ray White, Me And My Friends, Gutter Town, Getting' Drunk And Falling Down, Thrown Out Of The Bar (many more!)

    12. The Hillbilly Moon Explosion feat Sparky - My Love For Evermore (rockabilly/psychobilly video on youtube!)

    13. Rachel Brooke - Knoxville Girl, Bottle Tippin' Blues, Dead Dog, Wolves, The Barnyard (She just came out with a new album.)

    14. Jackson Taylor & The Sinners - Country Song (Video is on youtube)

    15. Big Smo - Kickin' It In Tennessee (Video is on youtube, hick-hop)

    16. The Moonshine Bandits feat Colt Ford - For The Outlawz (hick-hop)

    MORE: Old Crow Medicine Show, Jimbo Mathus, Gillian Welch, George Goss, Hellbound Glory, Lydia Loveless, Joe Buck Yourself, Ghoultown, The Secret Sisters, Shooter Jennings, Wayne Hancock, Scott H. Biram, J.B Beverly & The Wayward Drifters, No Speed Limit Band, Jamey Johnson, Sarah Jarosz, Roger Alan Wade, Dixie Bee Liners, Zane Lewis, Tanner Flowers (aka: Tanner Flowers on youtube), Adrienne Young & Little Sadie. There's also a modern day drifter/Woody Guthrie called Pokey Lafarge he's a mix of blues, country and folk music. Pokey has some great stuff if you look around on youtube!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMDKP7cnWIc

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    (Joey Allcorn - Honky Tonkin' Ramblin Man) Check out his other songs like 50 Years Too Late, Graveyard Bound, Six Feet Down, and so on.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOKtbJfNLFk

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    (Pistol Annies - Hell On Heels) Miranda Lambert's side band project. Check out their other songs/videos!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poNeqfXCMmA

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    (Curtis Lyn Cook - Outlaws official video) Check out his other songs like "Watching America Idle' and such.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_spsq2PM7U

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    (Little Lisa Dixie - I'll Go With You Explicit) True outlaw country song here! Check out her 2011 album, a new album is coming soon. To me she is the new queen of outlaw country.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEubbpULr9Q

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    (The Moonshine Bandits feat Colt Ford - For The Outlawz Explicit) Colt Ford wrote Jason Aldean's song "Dirt Road Anthem", but sold it to Jason Aldean.

    I hope you enjoy these artists! Good luck!

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