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21 Country Songs Described (Poorly) In One Sentence

Have you ever tried to describe a country song and realized that the actual story sounds pretty ridiculous? Even the best songs can sound stupid when you try to sum it up with a single line.

So that’s what I did.

Here are 21 country songs, described (poorly) in a single sentence.

“A man wins his woman back from a local mechanic with onion rings.” – Queen of My Doublewide Trailer, Sammy Kershaw

“The whole town makes fun of a kid after he vandalizes the local water tower.” – John Deere Green, Joe Diffie

“A guy jerks off in a hotel room to pictures of his wife.” – Ever Loving Hand, Tyler Childers

“A fugitive is on the run after some shit goes down in New Orleans.” – Knives of New Orleans, Eric Church

“A guy hooks up with his ex after seeing her out at the bar.” – Hurricane, Luke Combs

“A truck driver runs his rig through a motel after he finds his wife cheating.” – Papa Loved Mama, Garth Brooks

“A guy taunts his ex by giving her some spare change while she’s trying to get back together with him.” – Here’s a Quarter (Call Someone Who Cares), Travis Tritt

“A kid steals someone’s identity so he can buy beer.” – David Ashley Parker from Powder Springs, Travis Denning

“A recovering alcoholic realizes he doesn’t like his wife.” – You Ain’t Much Fun, Toby Keith

“A girl’s mom sells her to rich men for sex to help pay the bills.” – Fancy, Reba McEntire

“An entire town is pissed off when a farmer on a tractor causes a major traffic jam.” – International Harvester, Craig Morgan

A hooker finds Jesus after surviving a bus crash.” – Three Wooden Crosses, Randy Travis

“A guy stalks his ex and tries to destroy her new relationship.” – Redneck Crazy, Tyler Farr

“A stranger shows up on the doorstep of her childhood home and tells the new owners about the dead animals on her property.” – The House That Built Me, Miranda Lambert

“An emotional redneck gets arrested after firing a gun into the jukebox of the local bar.” – Bubba Shot the Jukebox, Mark Chesnutt

“A girl gets horny because of the rain.” – Rain is a Good Thing, Luke Bryan

“A couple splits up but can’t quit drunk dialing each other.” – Need You Now, Lady Antebellum

“A guy who doesn’t understand how auctions work tries to bid on woman he sees sitting in the crowd.” – Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident), John Michael Montgomery

“A man’s wife leaves him because he won’t stop fishing.” – I’m Gonna Miss Her, Brad Paisley

“A guy sleeps around so much that he eventually has to move to another state.” – All My Exes Live in Texas, George Strait

“A girl in cutoff jeans goes riding down a dirt road with a guy in a pickup truck.” – Pretty much every song from 2013-2017

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