Country music is known for a lot of things… some better than others. One of things country music is known for is songs about life in the country- farming, family, tractors, working hard and playing hard. Recently we asked some of social media friends to let us know their favorite farming song, from the country genre and beyond, and this is what they have come up with. Enjoy and let us know what you think. Your favorite didn’t make the list, leave us a comment and we will add it!
Milk Cow Blues, Bob Willis and the Texas Playboys version– This one has been done by several artists including The King- Elvis, Willie Nelson, and The King of Country- George Strait.
Big Green Tractor, Jason Aldean (Video)- Whether you are a fan of green tractors or not, this is a recent hit that has quickly become a favorite.
Down on the Farm, Tim McGraw (Video)- This song has very little to do with actual farming, but the tune is catchy and you kind of can’t help but sing along.
Cloud of Dust, Brad Paisley- Farmers probably know better than anyone how important rain is. When there is a lack of rain, times get tough. Hopefully you won’t need it this year, but maybe this song can help you through those times.
International Harvester, Craig Morgan (Video)– For all of you that aren’t fans of the big green tractors, maybe this one is more your style?Also reminds us to be friendly to those slow moving farm vehicles.
Rain on a Scarecrow, John Mellencamp (Video)- This song details the life of a farmer struggling to just get by and how much things have changed over several generations. , If you haven’t heard it, it’s a must listen.
Shadows of a Heartland, Bobby Pinson- A simple song about life in the country and on the farm.
Thank God I’m a Country Boy, John Denver (Audio)- We think this one is pretty self explanatory.
Daddy Won’t Sell The Farm, Montgomery Gentry- No Matter what, despite the struggles…. Daddy won’t sell the farm.
And of course we couldn’t have a farming song list without this one… She Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy, Kenny Chesney
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