21 Songs about Virginia to Touch Your Heart

From the Virginia state song to country songs about Virginia to pop songs about Virginia, these are the best Virginia songs for your Old Dominion playlist!

Whether you’re moving to Virginia and want some music to get you excited or you’re looking for songs about Virginia to make you nostalgic about a time gone by, these are the best of the best.

Use them as part of a presentation about the state, or simply listen and close your eyes and pretend you’re there.

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If you’re a nature lover, check out the most beautiful waterfalls in Virginia here.

If you already love Virginia, this gorgeous Virginia art print is well-worth checking out.

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If you’re travelling to Richmond, be sure to check out our indoor activities guide for the best indoor attractions around, and best restaurants in Richmond here.

Or if you’re needing a more general guide to the best overall attractions in Richmond, head here or check out the most charming small towns in Virginia!

There are songs with Virginia in the lyrics, as well as songs that are about Virginia, but don’t necessarily mention the state by name, instead evoking stories, characters, and emotions that take place there.


Looking for more iconic Virginia content? Check these out!

1. Our Great Virginia

2. Sweet Virginia Breeze

3. Carry Me Back to Old Virginia

4. The Ghost of Virginia

5. Arlington: The Rap

6. Country Road by John Denver

7. Virginia Plain by Roxy Music

8. Virginia by Whiskey Meyers

9. Virginia Moon by Foo Fighters

10. Trail of the Lonesome Pine by Laurel & Hardy

11. James River Blues by the Old Crow Medicine Show

12. Orange County Serenade by Daniel Bachman

13. Virginia by Tori Amos

14. Green Rolling Hills by Emmylou Harris

15. Clinch Mountain Backstep by Ralph Stanley

16. Virginia is for Lovers

17. I Went Down to Virginia by Frank Sinatra

18. Longing for Old Virginia by the Carter Family

19. Night Train by James Brown

20. Hills of West Virginia by Phil Ochs

21. East Virginia Blues by Pete Seeger

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