You don’t find a lot of country music stars driving hybrid cars or compact sedans. No, country music is about big, loud, and dirty trucks humming down a dirt road on a moon-lit night, windows down. So, with that in mind, here are our Top 5 songs about trucks.
5. “Six Days On The Road” by [lastfm]Dave Dudley[/lastfm]
Dave Dudley talks about a different kind of truck, his big rig. This classic country song recounts a man’s time on the road and his yearning to make it home. With lyrics like, “Six days on the road, and I’m gonna make it home tonight”, you are pulling for him to do just that.
4. “Pick Up Man” by [lastfm]Joe Diffie[/lastfm]
Joe Diffie sings about a man who loved for pick-up trucks since he was 3 years old. The older he got the longer his love of his vehicle has gotten. With lyrics like,
“You can set my truck on fire, and roll it down a hill, but I still wouldn’t trade it for a Coupe DeVille”, we know that Joe is serious about his ride.
3. “That Ain’t My Truck” by [lastfm]Rhett Atkins[/lastfm]
Rhett Atkins sings about seeing another man’s truck in his woman’s driveway and is waiting for her to decide which one it is going to be. As he says, “That’s my girl — my whole world, but that ain’t my truck.”
2. “Big Ole Truck” by [lastfm]Toby Keith[/lastfm]
Toby Keith finds himself in love with a woman who drives a “big ‘ole truck.” He is smitten by the “chrome steel bumpers and the red side step.” He is definitely “in love with the girl in the four-wheel drive.”
1. “Mud On The Tires” by [lastfm]Brad Paisley[/lastfm]
Brad talks of getting away, far away from the daily grind and taking his new truck for a spin. There is no better song than this to bring you back to the times of cruising your truck around in the country, and taking it off-road with your lady.