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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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.
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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