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Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Top 100 Songs About the South

1. "Strange Fruit" -- Billie Holiday (1939)
2."Summertime" -- written by George and Ira Gershwin andDuBose Heyward (1935)
3. "A Change Is Gonna Come" -- Sam Cooke (1964)
4. "Mississippi Goddam" -- Nina Simone (1964)
5. "We Shall Overcome" -- Originally titled "I Shall Overcome" by Charles A. Tindley (1900); later rewritten by Guy Carawan.
6. "Dixie" -- written by Daniel Decatur Emmett (1859)
7. "Rocky Top" -- The Osborne Brothers (1968)
8. "Rosa Parks" -- OutKast (1998)
9. "Georgia on My Mind" -- Ray Charles (1960)
10."Coat of Many Colors" -- Dolly Parton (1971)
11. "Coal Miner's Daughter" -- Loretta Lynn (1971)
12."The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" -- The Band(1969)
13. "Grandma's Hands" -- Bill Withers (1971)
14."Sweet Home Alabama" -- Lynyrd Skynyrd (1974)
15."Ramblin' Man" -- The Allman Brothers Band (1973)
16."(Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay" -- Otis Redding(1967)
17. "Midnight Train to Georgia" -- Gladys Knight and the Pips (1973)
18. "Carolina in My Mind" -- James Taylor (1968)
19. "The Old Folks at Home (Swanee River)" -- StephenFoster (1851)
20. "Rainy Night in Georgia" -- Brook Benton/Tony Joe White.
21. "Tennessee" -- Arrested Development (1992)
22. "Love Shack" -- The B-52's (1989)
23. "Nutbush City Limits" -- Ike and Tina Turner(1973)
24. "Outfit" -- Drive-By Truckers (2003)
25. "Don't It Make You Want to Go Home?" -- Joe South(1969)
26. "Hey Porter" -- Johnny Cash (1951)
27. "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" -- Hank Williams(1949)
28. "Back Water Blues" -- Bessie Smith (1927)
29. "I Can't Stand the Rain" -- Ann Peebles (1971)
30. "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" -- The Charlie Daniels Band (1979)
31. "Rednecks" -- Randy Newman (1974)
32. "Get Low" -- Lil' Jon and the East Side Boyz featuring the Ying Yang Twins (2002)
33. "Seminole Wind" -- John Anderson (1992)
34."Elevators (Me and You)" -- OutKast (1996)
35. "BlueYodel No. 1" -- Jimmie Rodgers (1927)
36. "My Home Is in the Delta" -- Muddy Waters (1964)
37. "Blue Moon of Kentucky" -- Bill Monroe (1947)
38."Crossroad Blues" -- Robert Johnson (1936)
39. "My Clinch Mountain Home" -- Carter Family (1929)
40. "Love and Happiness" -- Al Green (1972)
41. "Comin' From Where I'm From" -- Anthony Hamilton (2003)
42. "Stuck Inside of Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again" -- Bob Dylan (1966)
43. "In the Pines" -- Leadbelly (1944)
44. "Ode to Billie Joe" -- Bobbie Gentry (1967)
45."Southern Hospitality" -- Ludacris (2000)
46. "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia" --Vicki Lawrence (1973)
47. "Harper Valley PTA" -- Jeannie C. Riley (1968)
48. "Goin' Down South" -- R.L. Burnside (1968)
49. "Come on in My Kitchen" -- Robert Johnson(1936-37)
50. "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" -- Flatt and Scruggs(1949)
51. "Moon River" -- Johnny Mercer/Henry Mancini (1961)
52. "Graceland" -- Paul Simon (1986)
53. "Statesboro Blues" -- Blind Willie McTell (1928)
54. "Po Folks" -- Nappy Roots (2002)
55. "Hickory Wind" -- The Byrds/Gram Parsons (1968)
56. "My Window Faces the South" -- Bob Wills (1946)
57. "Alabama" -- Neil Young (1972)
58. "Greenville" -- Lucinda Williams (1998)
59. "Free Bird" -- Lynyrd Skynyrd (1973)
60. "Southern Nights" -- Glen Campbell (1977)
61. "Orange Blossom Special," written by Ervin T.Rouse (1938-1939)
62. "Down in the Boondocks" -- Billy Joe Royal/JoeSouth (1965)
63. "On and On" -- Erykah Badu (1997)
64. "Sweet Southern Comfort" -- Buddy Jewell (2003)
65. "South of Cincinnati" -- Dwight Yoakam (1986)
66."Blue Sky" -- Allman Brothers (1972)
67. "Ugly" -- Bubba Sparxxx (2001)
68. "Welcome to Atlanta" -- Jermaine Dupri featuring Ludacris (2001)
69. "Oh, Atlanta" -- Alison Krauss (1995)
70. "Deep Down in Florida" -- Muddy Waters (1977)
71. "That's What I Like About the South" -- Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys (1942)
72. "Dixie Chicken" -- Little Feat (1973)
73."Tennessee Waltz" -- Patti Page (1950)
74. "Southern Accents" -- Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (1985)
75. "Shake Whatcha Mama Gave Ya" -- Poison Clan (1992)
76. "Patches" -- Clarence Carter (1970)
77. "Cell Therapy" -- Goodie Mob (1995)
78. "Betty Lonely" -- Vic Chesnutt (1995)
79. "No Depression" --Uncle Tupelo (1990)
80. "Nann" -- Trick Daddy (1998)
81. "Return of the Grievous Angel" -- Gram Parsons(1973)
82. "Birmingham" -- Randy Newman (1974)
83. "Blackbird"-- Dionne Farris (1994)
84. "Evangeline" -- Emmylou Harris (1981)
85. "High Water (for Charley Patton)" -- Bob Dylan(2001)
86. "Just Kickin' It" -- Xscape (1993)
87. "Georgia Rhythm" -- Atlanta Rhythm Section (1976)
88. "If Heaven Ain't a Lot Like Dixie" -- HankWilliams Jr. (1982)
89. "Wait" -- Ying Yang Twins (2005)
90. "Knoxville Girl" -- The Louvin Brothers (1956)
91. "Red Clay Halo" -- Gillian Welch (2001)
92. "In Da Wind" -- Trick Daddy, Cee-Lo and Big Boi(2002)
93. "Memphis" -- Chuck Berry (1959)
94. "Stars Fell on Alabama" -- written by Mitchell Parish and Frank Perkins
95. "People Everyday" -- Arrested Development (1992)
96. "Can't You See" -- Marshall Tucker Band (1973)
97. "Chattahoochee" -- Alan Jackson (1992)
98. "Git Up, Git Out" -- OutKast with Goodie Mob(1994)
99. "Maps and Legends" -- R.E.M. (1985)
100. "Mistress"-- Caroline Herring (2003)
[Edited 9/15/05 10:20am]
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