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The Very Best Songs about Nashville, Tennessee

Discover the very best songs about Nashville, Tennessee. Whether it’s home, you’re traveling there tomorrow, or you’re simply dreaming wistfully of the Music City, we have your back. From Waylon Jennings to Tim McGraw, from the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to the Indigo Girls, from Joan Baez to Audrey Auld, we’ve gathered the very best songs about Nashville, Tennessee in one place. Start with our top ten songs about Nashville, and then explore other best songs about Nashville by genre – including country, singer/songwriter, rock, alternative, pop, hip hop, Christmas, and even an old standard. You’ll find all the best songs about Nashville, Tennessee right here.

  1. Nashville Rebel – Waylon Jennings (iTunes | Amazon) This 1966 song was the title track to the Jay Sheridan film of the same name
  2. Murder on Music Row – George Strait with Alan Jackson (iTunes | Amazon) Released in 2000, this duet between Strait and Jackson was a commentary on the growing number of pop country crossover acts
  3. The Nashville Scene – Hank Williams, Jr. (iTunes | Amazon) Hank Jr. warns of the highs and lows of making it in Nashville’s country music business
  4. East Nashville Skyline – Todd Snider (iTunes | Amazon) “Our skyline, it ain’t very high, but we love it. It says ‘Discount Cigarettes, Liquor and Wine'”
  5. Nashville Blues – Cory Morrow (iTunes | Amazon) Morrow’s 1998 track name checks Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams,  Townes Van Zandt, Emmylou Harris and other Nashville greats
  6. Crazy Town – Jason Aldean (iTunes | Amazon) Aldean sings of the love hate relationship experienced by aspiring country stars arriving in the Music City with a guitar in tow
  7. It Can’t Be Nashville Every Night – The Tragically Hip (iTunes | Amazon) Not every evening is as perfect as a Nashville show in the band’s 2004 rock track
  8. Nashville #1 – Audrey Auld (iTunes | Amazon) Auld’s catchy and quirky “trans-fat corn-fed country song” is a knowing take on the inconsistencies of Music City
  9. Chapter Five – Nashville: If Old Hank Could Only See Us Now – Waylon Jennings (iTunes | Amazon) “It’s still a long hard road but you know you’re at the top when the CMA awards you, for crossin’ over pop”
  10. Nashville Cats – The Lovin’ Spoonful (iTunes | Amazon) Lead singer John Sebastian sings of discovering the sounds of Nashville’s country music stars in this folksy 1966 track

Want more of the best songs about Nashville, Tennessee? Check our list below for more favorites, standbys, classics, a few oddball selections and other best songs about Nashville. No matter your musical taste, you can find a sound you like among the best songs about Nashville. Like us on Facebook or check out more top 10 songs for other great cities and destinations.

COUNTRY SONGS ABOUT NASHVILLE   

SINGER/SONGWRITER SONGS ABOUT NASHVILLE    

ROCKS SONGS ABOUT NASHVILLE         

ALTERNATIVE SONGS ABOUT NASHVILLE      

POP SONGS ABOUT NASHVILLE  

HIP HOP SONGS ABOUT NASHVILLE      

STANDARD SONGS ABOUT NASHVILLE 

CHRISTMAS & HOLIDAY SONGS ABOUT NASHVILLE & TENNESSEE

SUGGEST SONGS ABOUT NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

Is there a great, good, or not half-bad song about Nashville or that takes place in Nashville that we missed? Drop us a line or contact us on Facebook and let us know. If it’s a fit, we’ll be sure to add it to our list of the best songs about Nashville, Tennessee.

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