Taste Of Country just released their list of the "10 Most Redneck Country Songs Ever"!

A lot of people have misconceptions on the origin of the term "Redneck".  Most people believe it to mean poor, southern, white people with thick accents.  Well, the term may have morphed to that over the years but the true origin of the word may surprise you.

"The term "Redneck" in the early 20th century was occasionally used in reference to American coal miner union members who wore red bandannas for solidarity. The sense of "a union man" dates at least to the 1910s and was especially popular during the 1920s and 1930s in the coal-producing regions of West Virginia, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania" -Wikipedia

To be called a "Redneck" during this time in history was a badge of honor.  It meant you were standing up to the wealthy and powerful mine owners and demanding better and safer work conditions, not only for yourself, but your brothers beside you!

10 Most Redneck Country Songs Ever

1.  "A Country Boy Can Survive"Hank Williams Jr.

2.  "Redneck Woman"Gretchen Wilson

3.  "Sweet Home Alabama"Lynyrd Skynyrd

4.  "Redneck Yacht Club"Craig Morgan

5.  "The Country Boy Song"Earl Dibbles Jr.  (the alter ego of Granger Smith)

6.  "Country Boy"Alan Jackson

7.  "High-Tech Redneck"George Jones

8.  "No Trash in My Trailer"Colt Ford with George Jones

9.  "Hicktown"Jason Aldean

10.  "Boys 'Round Here"Blake Shelton

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