Oh, North Carolina songs.
These songs about North Carolina range from country songs about North Carolina to rock songs about North Carolina, and they are a great way of celebrating this majestic state.
Enjoy this North Carolina playlist to make you feel nostalgic, to make you feel inspired, or to relive memories that will be sparked by these Carolina songs.
Some of these songs are specifically about North Carolina, while others are songs that mention North Carolina in the lyrics or the title. Some, too, don’t even mention North Carolina, but are well known to be written about experiences, stories, or characters that happened in the state.
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This Tar Heel listening experience is a great way to start your day!
1. Wagon Wheel by Old Crow Medicine Show
2. Carolina On My Mind by James Taylor
3. Carolina by Eric Church
4. Chapel Hill by Sonic Youth
5. Gone to Carolina by Shooter Jennings
6. Oh, My Sweet Carolina by Ryan Adams
7. Carolina by Parmalee
8. Raise Up by Petey Pablo
9. Carolina Sunset by Marshall Tucker Band
10. Greensboro Woman by Townes Van Zandt
11. Blue Bandana by Jerrod Niemann
12. North Cackalacky Girl by Reigning Sound
13. Carolina Calling by Mipso
14. Carolina by Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real
15. Charlotte’s in North Carolina by Keith Whitley
16. Hatteras by Unknown Rider
17. Ashville by Hannah Ellis
18. Carolina by Corey Smith
19. Oh My Sweet Carolina by Zac Brown Band
20. Southern Sadness by American Aquarium
21. North Cack by G Yamazawa
22. Carolina by Young Minster
23. Greenville Trestle High by Doc Watson
24. Carolina in the Morning by Al Jolson
25. Carolina Chocolate Drops by Saving Eden
26. Heads Carolina, Tails California by Jo Dee Messina
27. Carolina Moon by Scotty McCreery
28. Streets of Spartanburg by Craig Clifford
29. Nags Head by Holly
30. Pretty Girl from Raleigh by the Avett Brothers
31. Poor Ellen Smith by Neko Case
32. The Carolinian by Chatham County Line
33. East Asheville Hardware by David Wilcox
34. North Carolina by Little Chief
35. Chapel Hill by Goodnight, Texas
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