The Best Cover Versions Of Country Songs

Whether it's the White Stripes covering Dolly Parton or Me First and the Gimmes Gimmes taking on The Chicks, we've got something for everyone's taste on our playlist of the best cover versions of country songs.

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Whether it's the White Stripes covering Dolly Parton or Me First and the Gimmes Gimmes taking on The Chicks, we've got something for everyone's taste on our playlist of the best cover versions of country songs.

June 28, 2023 11:05 pm GMT

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Do you ever feel like country music can get a bit, well... samey? Are there moments when you wish that they could switch it up just a little tiny bit and try something new sonically? We don't! We absolutely love it just as it is.

But just in case all that twang ain't your thang, we've collected together 100 of the best not so country artists covering country songs old and new, all playfully reimagined in a multitude of styles.

So, if you love a country song but it sounds all wrong, then maybe this is the playlist for you. Whether it's the White Stripes covering Dolly Parton or Me First and the Gimmes Gimmes taking on The Chicks, we've got something for everyone's taste in our Holler playlist of the Best Cover Versions of Country Songs.

It's time to decide once and for all, who sang it best? George Jones or Aaron Neville? John Michael Montgomery or All-4-One? Dolly Parton or Robbie Williams? Okay, some are easier than others.

See the full tracklist below:

  1. 1.


    The White Stripes

  2. 2.

    I Will Always Love You

    Whitney Houston

  3. 3.

    If Tomorrow Never Comes

    Ronan Keating

  4. 4.

    Girl Crush

    Harry Styles

  5. 5.

    Act Naturally

    The Beatles

  6. 6.

    Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue

    Alexis Taylor

  7. 7.

    I Swear


  8. 8.

    Jambalaya (On The Bayou)


  9. 9.

    Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way


  10. 10.

    Streets Of Baltimore

    The Lemonheads

  11. 11.

    That Don't Impress Me Much


  12. 12.

    I Honestly Love You

    Juliana Hatfield

  13. 13.

    She's Actin' Single (I'm Drinkin' Double)


  14. 14.

    Light Of A Clear Blue Morning


  15. 15.

    Me and Bobby McGee

    Janis Joplin

  16. 16.

    Always On My Mind

    Pet Shop Boys

  17. 17.

    The Chokin' Kind

    Joss Stone

  18. 18.

    Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town

    The Killers

  19. 19.

    Gentle On My Mind

    Leonard Nimoy

  20. 20.

    Old Flames Can't Hold A Candle To You


  21. 21.

    Those Memories

    The Brian Jonestown Massacre

  22. 22.

    When You Say Nothing At All

    Ronan Keating

  23. 23.

    I Walk The Line


  24. 24.

    In Spite Of Ourselves

    Viagra Boys and Amy Taylor

  25. 25.

    Wanted Man

    Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

  26. 26.

    Much Too Young (To Feel This Damn Old)

    Me First and the Gimme Gimmes

  27. 27.

    Take This Job and Shove It

    Dead Kennedys

  28. 28.

    Brass Buttons

    The Lemonheads

  29. 29.

    It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels

    Cat Power

  30. 30.

    The Singer

    Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

  31. 31.

    Proud Mary

    Tina Turner

  32. 32.

    Tonight The Bottle Let Me Down

    Elvis Costello & The Attractions

  33. 33.

    Summer's End

    Phoebe Bridgers

  34. 34.

    The Devil Went Down To Georgia

    Korn and Yelawolf

  35. 35.

    Ring Of Fire

    Social Distortion

  36. 36.

    9 to 5


  37. 37.

    I Walk The Line

    Alien Sex Fiend

  38. 38.

    Goodbye Earl

    Me First and the Gimme Gimmes

  39. 39.

    Around and Around

    Red House Painters

  40. 40.

    Dukes of Hazzard

    Les Than Jake

  41. 41.

    Bloody Mary Morning


  42. 42.


    Dead Kennedys

  43. 43.

    Round Here

    The Lemonheads

  44. 44.

    Where Have All The Cowboys Gone


  45. 45.

    Drunk On A Plane

    Izaak Opatz

  46. 46.

    Ring Of Fire - Live


  47. 47.

    Don't Take Your Guns To Town


  48. 48.

    Jackson (feat. Josh Homme)

    Florence and the Machine

  49. 49.

    In My Own Crazy Way

    Rod Stewart

  50. 50.

    Sad Songs and Waltzes


  51. 51.

    On The Road Again

    First Aid Kit

  52. 52.

    Reasons To Quit


  53. 53.

    Long Black Veil

    Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

  54. 54.

    Night Life

    Aretha Franklin

  55. 55.

    These Boots


  56. 56.

    The Thunder Rolls

    All That Remains

  57. 57.

    I'm Already There


  58. 58.

    Die a Happy Man


  59. 59.

    Ring Of Fire

    Frank Zappa

  60. 60.

    Take Me Home, Country Roads

    Toots & The Maytals

  61. 61.

    Almost Persuaded

    Etta James

  62. 62.

    Just Waiting

    The Fall

  63. 63.

    Rated X

    The White Stripes

  64. 64.

    I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry

    Al Green

  65. 65.

    The Grand Tour

    Aaron Neville

  66. 66.

    Knoxville Girl

    Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

  67. 67.

    If We Make It Through December

    Phoebe Bridgers

  68. 68.

    Miss Ohio

    Kevin Morby

  69. 69.

    Speed Of The Sound Of Loneliness

    Kurt Vile

  70. 70.

    Long Monday

    Dashboard Confessional

  71. 71.

    Clay Pigeons

    Michael Cera

  72. 72.


    Jess Williamson

  73. 73.

    Snake Song

    Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan

  74. 74.



  75. 75.

    Coat of Many Colors

    Eva Cassidy

  76. 76.

    Love Hurts


  77. 77.

    9 to 5

    Robbie Williams

  78. 78.

    Down From Dover

    Marianne Faithfull

  79. 79.

    Satisfied Mind

    Jonathan Richman

  80. 80.

    Take Me Home, Country Roads

    Whitney and Waxahatchee

  81. 81.

    You're Still The One

    Maple Glider

  82. 82.

    Sad Cinderella

    Marissa Nadler

  83. 83.


    Christian Lee Hutson

  84. 84.

    Wide Open Spaces

    Soccer Mommy

  85. 85.

    Just Dropped In (To See What My Condition Was In)


  86. 86.


    Lionel Richie

  87. 87.

    Stand By Your Man

    Candi Staton

  88. 88.

    Stand By Your Man

    Country Teasers

  89. 89.

    Wild Horses

    The Sundays

  90. 90.

    The End Of The World

    Sharon Van Etten

  91. 91.

    I Saw The Light

    The The

  92. 92.

    Your Cheatin' Heart


  93. 93.

    Ramblin' Man


  94. 94.

    Tennessee Whiskey

    Harry Dean Stanton

  95. 95.

    Good Year For The Roses

    Elvis Costello & The Attractions

  96. 96.

    Mr Bojangles

    Nina Simone

  97. 97.

    You're Still The One

    Christian Lee Hutson and Julia Jacklin

  98. 98.

    OD'd in Denver

    Bill Callahan, Bonnie "Prince" Billy and Matt Sweeney

  99. 99.

    Anybody That Don't Like Millie Jackson AKA If You Don't Like Hank Williams

    Millie Jackson

  100. 100.

    I Can't Stop Loving You

    Ray Charles

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