If you are listening to “Did I shave my legs for this?” or “She thinks my tractor’s sexy” right now, you might be celebrating Quirky Country Music Song Titles Day.
March 27 is a day set aside to enjoy the lyrics of some country music songs with creative titles that put a smile on your face. And we can all use one of those right now!
Put on your favorite country song, and read on to learn more about the day, including how to celebrate and some fun facts about country music!
National days of the year are a fun way to celebrate odd and unusual foods, animals and items that you come into contact with. Be sure to check out my national day’s guide for more fun days to celebrate.
What is country music?
Dictionary.com defines country music as “a style and genre of largely string-accompanied American popular music having roots in the folk music of the Southeast and cowboy music of the West, usually vocalized, generally simple in form and harmony, and typified by romantic or melancholy ballads accompanied by acoustic or electric guitar, banjo, violin, and harmonica.”
Country music is a very popular style of music that is traditionally a mixture of ballads and dance tunes generally played on fiddle, guitar, steel guitar, drums, and keyboard.
Fun facts about country music
Brush up on your knowledge of country music with these fun facts.
- The origins of country music are found in recordings by fiddle players from the Southern Appalachian region of the USA in the late 1910s.
- Country music was once called “hillbilly music.”
- Car manufacturer Henry Ford loved country music.
- In the roaring 1920s country music had a rowdy feel and sound to it, very unlike the more mellow sound that we are used to.
- Eck Robertson is often given the title as the first country singer. In actual fact, he was beat out by another fiddler from Georgia named John Carson.
- On radio stations, country music has been the most popular format by adult Americans for several years in a row.
- Garth Brooks is one of the best-known country singers today.
How to observe Quirky Country Music Song Titles Day
Put on your cowboy hat, get out your banjo or guitar, and strum along with your favorite quirky country music songs today!
There are lots of obvious ways to celebrate this musical national day. Here are 10 quirky country music song titles to listen to celebrate the day.
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- Devil in a Sleeping Bag by Willie Nelson
- I Want my Mullet Back by Billie Ray Cyrus
- All I Want for Christmas is a Real Good Tan by Kenny Chesney
- You Can’t Roller Skate in a Buffalo Herd by Roger Miller
- Only Me and My Hairdresser Knows by Kitty Wells
- Billy’s Got his Beer Goggles on by Neal McCoy
- She Just Started Liking Cheatin’ Songs by Alan Jackson
- Beer for my Horses by Toby Keith and Willie Nelson
- There’s a Tear in my Beer by Hank Williams Jr.
- Queen of my Double Wide Trailer by Sammy Kershaw
Be sure to use the hashtag #quirkycountrymusicsongtitlesday to spread the word about the day on social media. Here is a tweet to get you started:Listening to She thinks my Tractor's Sexy by Kenny Chesney? Then you are probably celebrating #quirkycountrymusicsongtitlesday! 🚜🎵🎶 Click To Tweet
More national days in March
Be sure to also check out these other national days this month:
There are close to 2000 national days in the year and over 150 of them are celebrated in February.
Is food your thing? Each day of the month has a food or drink associated with it, too. You’ll find all the March food holidays here.
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