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Songs About Kentucky, The Bluegrass State

The state song is "My Old Kentucky Home" by Stephen C. Foster. The song was a national hit several times by different artists in the early years of the recording industry : Edison Male Quartet (1898), Haydu Quartet (1903), Harry Mcdonough (1906), Geraldine Farrar (1910), Alma Gluck (1916), Columbia Stellar Quartet (1918) and Lucy Gates (1918). Other themes written about Kentucky include livestock, horse racing and bourbon distilleries. The Kentucky Derby is an annual horse race every May in Louisville. Kentucky is an Iroqoi word that means "meadow lands." The land has survived tornadoes and flooding.

Kentucky Fight by University of Kentucky Pep Band
My Old Kentucky Home by Three Dog Night, also American Patriots, Osborne Brothers
Kentucky Rain by Elvis Presley
Kentucky Woman by Neil Diamond, also Deep Purple
Blue Kentucky Girl by Loretta Lynn
Nashville To Kentucky by My Morning Jacket
Kentucky by Edwin McCain
Cold Gray Kentucky Morning by Aaron Tippin
Kentucky Derby by Patriotic America
Kentucky by Sammi Smith
Kentucky by The Everly Brothers
Blue Moon of Kentucky by Bill Monroe & His Orchestra, also Brian Setzer
Kentucky by Colt Ford
Kentucky Rose by Michael W. Smith
Kentucky Moon by Jake Ousley
Kentucky Homemade Christmas by Kenny Rogers
Postcard From Kentucky by Rocky Votolato
Kentucky by Kate Turner
Kentucky Mandolin by Yonder Mountain String Band
Kentucky Waltz by Bill Monroe & His Orchestra
Kentucky by Osborne Brothers
Kentucky Bourbon by Murder By Death
Kentucky Gambler by Merle Haggard
Kentucky Borderline by Rhonda Vincent & The Rage

For more songs about Kentucky visit J.D. Bentley's Definitive List of 100+ Songs About Kentucky.

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