The Saving Country Music Top 25 Playlist is built to keep you informed on all the best songs and albums coming out right here, right now in country and roots music. It’s available on most all streaming formats (see below), or you can just use the song, artist, and album recommendations to find something new to listen to. New songs have just been added.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to Google Play being shut down and rolled into YouTube, the playlist is no longer being supported on that format. Also please note the recently-changed home for the playlist on Apple Music.
Brit Taylor – “Broken Heart Breaks” – This Kentucky songwriter recently paired with producer Dave Brainard and co-writer Dan Auerbach to put a bitter divorce to song, with the result being her new record called Real Me. “Broken Heart Breaks” gives you a good indication of the sorrow and honesty you can expect from the record.
Seth Jones – “Lonely, Lonely Self” – Seth Jones leaves the edges rough and the emotions raw on his new record Whiskey Attitude, while the opening song of the set also includes some really stellar fiddle and guitar work. If you like country music that hurts, look no further.
Jordan Allen and the Bellwethers – “Fly” – Look alive, because Kentucky has birthed yet another outfit you need to be aware of in Jordan Allen and the Bellwethers who put a lot of drive and heart behind their blend of country and Southern rock. They have some really great songwriter songs too, but “Fly” recorded with Wes Smith is just too much fire to not feature.
Zach Bryan – “Crooked Teeth” – You get the answer of what this viral songwriter might sound like with a little bit more production behind him on his new EP Quiet, Heavy Dreams, and “Crooked Teeth” is one of the gems of the set.
Cody Jinks – “Somewhere in the Middle (Live)” – Jinks has more popular songs. But if you want to understand why he connects with his fan base so deeply, “Somewhere in the Middle” explains it pretty well. Of all the tracks off his new Red Rocks Live record, this one captures the essence of Jinks and the connection he makes with fans the most.
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The Saving Country Music Top 25 Playlist primarily lives on Spotify, but is also available for those who use Amazon Music, YouTube, Apple Music, and Tidal. For those who don’t stream music, you can still find the song recommendations in list form below.
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Please Note: The songs on this playlist are curated for listening pleasure and flow. Otherwise, they are not in any specific order.
Saving Country Music’s Top 25 Current Playlist:
- “In Came You” – The Piedmont Boys – Almost Home
- “Fly” – Jordan Allen & the Bellwethers – Give My Love to Jenny
- “Why’d Ya Do It” – Sierra Ferrell – (single)
- “Ride On” – David Quinn – Letting Go
- “Lonely, Lonely Self” – Seth Jones – Whiskey Attitude
- “Broken Heart Breaks” – Brit Taylor – Real Me
- “You’re Not Gone” – Shelby Lee Lowe – Something in Me
- “Just Like The Circus” – Chevel Shepherd – (single)
- “I Don’t Mind” – Sturgill Simpson – Cuttin’ Grass Vol. 1
- “Too Bad You’re No Good” – Alecia Nugent – The Old Side of Town
- “You’re The Reason I Drink” – Graham Nancarrow – (single)
- “One Last Two Step” – Royce Johns – One Last Two Step
- “Body in a Boxcar” – Sunny Sweeney – Recorded Live at the Machine Shop
- “Threads” – Ward Davis – Black Cats and Crows
- “100 Proof Honky-Tonk” – The Reeves Brothers – The Last Honky Tonk
- “Tumbleweed” – Roo Arcus – Tumbleweed
- “Takin’ It As It Comes” – Randall King – (single)
- “Crooked Teeth” – Zach Bryan – Quiet, Heavy Dreams
- “Tallest Man in Tennessee” – Pat Reedy and the Longtime Goners – (single)
- “Quietly Into The Night” – Eva Noblezada, Dale Watson – Yellow Rose Soundtrack
- “Wreck Me” – Charley Crockett – Welcome To Hard Times
- “Lac de Flambeau” – The Bloody Jug Band – Stranded
- “The Loneliness in Me” – Rachel Brooke – The Loneliness in Me
- “Take Me As I Am” – Aaron Vance – (single)
- “Champion” – Miranda Lambert – Make It Up As We Go Soundtrack
- “Somewhere in the Middle (Live)” – Cody Jinks – Red Rocks Live