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Southern Comforts: 25 Best Songs About the South

From “Sweet Home Alabama” to “Carolina in My Mind,” we count down the top tunes celebrating life below the Mason-Dixon

Ray Charles and George Strait

Ray Charles' "Georgia on My Mind" and George Strait's "All My Exes Live in Texas" are two of the best songs about the south.

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From Nashville cats who play clean as country water to Bible Belt rappers who chronicle the wheelings and dealings of the Dirty South, musicians have a long history of setting the pace, pulse and people of Dixie to music. Here, we bring you the best of the old, sweet songs that’ve kept Georgia — and all of the Southern states — on our minds.

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