How Many Songs Are Actually Referenced In Walker Hayes' "90's Country?"

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How Many Songs Are Actually Referenced In Walker Hayes' "90's Country?"

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If you guessed 22, you're right! Walker Hayes' "90's Country" may just sound like any other song the first time you hear it, but it's far from that. The song is full of references to 22 of the biggest country music hits from the 90's! The music video even pays tribute to the decade. Go back in time with the full list of references in "90's Country" explained below.

 

"90's Country" was released in August 2018 and the music video was released shortly after. The music video was filmed outside of Nashville on Old Hickory Lake and pays tribute to Alan Jackson's "Chattahoochee," which is also one of the songs referenced in the lyrics. Walker said in an ABC Press Release, "From the moment we shot the first scene to the moment my team showed me the final video, I have been itching for the world to see it."

 

Full list of the 22 songs that are referenced in "90's Country" 
"Strawberry Wine" by Deana Carter (1996)

"Strawberry wine on your lips..."

 

“Amazed” by Lonestar (1999)

"...got me amazed"

 

“Cowboy Take Me Away” by the Dixie Chicks (1999)

"How 'bout you let this cowboy take you away?"

 

“Wink” by Neal McCoy (1994)

"Gimme that wink, I'ma give it right back"

 

“I Like It, I Love It” by Tim McGraw (1995)

"You know you like it, you love it, you want some more of that"

 

“Check Yes or No” by George Strait (1996)

"Do you love me? If you do, check yes, please"

 

“She Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy” by Kenny Chesney (1999)

"Girl, you know you think my tractor's sexy"

 

“Jukebox Junkie” by Ken Mellons (1994)

"Got me spinning like a jukebox junkie"

 

“Vidalia” by Sammy Kershaw (1996)

"Shake it, Vidalia ..."

 

“Queen of My Double Wide Trailer” by Sammy Kershaw (1993)

"Queen of my double wide trailer"

 

“Shut Up and Kiss Me” by Mary Chapin Carpenter (1994)

"But I'm just gon' shut up and kiss ya"

 

“John Deere Green” by Joe Diffie (1993)

"You see that water tower? Girl, we can dream on it 
I'ma paint your name in John Deere green on it"

 

“I Cross My Heart” by George Strait (1992)

"I cross my heart..."

 

“Walkaway Joe” by Trisha Yearwood (1992)

"...I ain't no walk-away Joe"

 

“The Church on Cumberland Road” by Shenandoah (1989)

"I'm gonna get you to the church on Cumberland Road"

 

“Dust on the Bottle” by David Lee Murphy (1995)

"And you get sweeter with time 
Just like that bottle of wine
Might be a little dust on it but
Won't it taste so fine? Just like you"

 

“Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident)” by John Michael Montgomery (1995)

"I'm sold to the lady in the front seat"

 

“She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful” by Sammy Kershaw (1993)

"You know you're beautiful, don't act like you don't"

 

“Chattahoochee” by Alan Jackson (1993)

"Ain't settling for no burger and no grape snow cone"

 

“Daddy’s Money” by Ricochet (1996)

"I ain't in it for your daddy's money"

 

“Don’t Be Stupid (You Know I Love You)” by Shania Twain (1997)

"Baby, don't be stupid, you know I love ya"

 

"Friends In Low Places" by Garth Brooks (1990)

"Blame it all on my roots..."

 

The full "90's Country" lyrics can be found here.

 

You can see Walker Hayes and hear "90's Country" live at Barefoot Wine Acoustic Stars & Guitars on Tuesday, February 26th at the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre with special guests Eli Young Band, Mitchell Tenpenny, and Morgan Evans. Tickets are on sale now!

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