Trucks and beer and whiskey and boots: Some of the most popular checklist items in country music.
While some, if not most, of those songs are obviously cliché and not the best, there are a few that are actually great songs.
Here’s my 10 favorite country songs about boots
10. Jon Pardi – Dirt On My Boots
Jon Pardi has been a breath of fresh air for fans wanting 90’s country sound on country radio. “Dirt On My Boots” has the fiddles for the traditionals and the kick for those just getting into country, the combination being more than successful for him.
9. Morgan Wallen – Sand In My Boots
One of the driving forces behind Morgan’srecord breaking chart topping run, “Sand In My Boots” is one of my favorite songs he’s ever put out, especially his version on The Dangerous Sessions.
8. HARDY – BOOTS
This may get on some people’s nerves, but if you can look past the capitalized letters, this song is pretty great.
Not only is it super catchy and has some of the rock sound we’ve grow to love in artists like Koe Wetzel but HARDY’s lyrics are pretty great and really hit you as the song progresses.
7. Brooks & Dunn – Boot Scootin’ Boogie
How can you not love this song? A karaoke staple and honkytonk favorite, Brooks & Dunn bring the heat and gets those boots tapping.
6. Jon Wolfe – Boots On A Dance Floor
The dream of being young and free, as told through metaphors. Jon Wolfe’s classic will stand the test of time, in part due to his voice, that baritone is fantastic.
5. Terri Clark – Better With My Boots On
By far one of the most underrated songs on this list, Terri Clark proves once again she’s the real deal and very underappreciated.
4. Shania Twain – Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under
Is there a more catchy opening line than “Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under?” There are many reasons Shania Twainis a legend and this is just one. LFG Girls…
3. Aaron Watson – These Old Boots Have Roots
Between the driving beat, the fiddle solo and the gravel in his voice, Aaron Watson knocked this one out of the park. It touches on the pride many people feel about their home and their raising without being cliché, something we know country music needs more of.
2. Dolly Parton – Daddy’s Working Boots
You knew Dollyhad to make an appearance. This ode to her father and his years of hard work to support the family is one of my favorites by her and honors a man Dolly has nothing but respect and pride for.
1. Eric Church – These Boots
As if there would be any question, The Chiefclocks in at number 1. “These Boots” has long been a fan favorite and remains one of his best songs to date, which really says something considering how deep his catalogue is.