87. The Drive-By Truckers, "The Living Bubba"
"I can dance on my own grave, thank you" – words to live by. The Truckers were still figuring it out on their debut Gangstabilly, scuffing up a post-Skynyrd Southern-rock style so out of fashion it initially got them mistaken for a comedy band. Yet "The Living Bubba" is dead serious, with Patterson Hood singing the bar-band blues in his raw Alabama yowl: "I keep living just to bend that note in two/And I can't die now because I got another show to do."