Summer Olympics Shuffle

  

Not Olympics-themed, per se, but delayed by 7 hours and featuring nearly as many questionable hairstyles.

Set your media player of choice shuffling and share your results below. Feel free to award gold, silver, and bronze medals to your three best songs.

1. Merle Haggard – Natural High (live)
2. Patty Loveless – I’m That Kind of Girl
3. Hank Snow – Confused with the Blues
4. Dallas Davidson – Keepers
5. Dwight Yoakam – Together Again (BRONZE)
6. Devil Makes Three – Cheap Reward
7. Merle Haggard – Natural High (non-live)
8. Buddy Holly – Oh, Boy!
9. Steve Earle – Meet Me in the Alleyway
10. Joe Nichols – Life Don’t Have to Mean Nothin’ at All
11. Josh Kelley – Two Cups of Coffee
12. Malcolm Holcombe – Baby Doll
13. T-Pain & Early (Squidbillies) – (I Like) Driving in My Truck
14. Willie Nelson – River Boy
15. Rick Shea – Shelter Valley Blues
16. Gretchen Peters – You Don’t Even Know Who I Am (SILVER)
17. Dolly Parton – Cash on the Barrelhead
18. Porter Wagoner – Life Rides the Train
19. Kathy Mattea – Green Rolling Hills
20. John Anderson – Black Sheep (GOLD)

Comments

  1. Bob Loblaw says

    1. Dierks Bentley w/ the Punch Brothers – Rovin’ Gambler (SILVER)
    2. Fall Out Boy – Chicago Is So Two Years Ago
    3. Punch Brothers – This Girl
    4. Brad Paisley – Time Warp
    5. Prince & The Revolution – Kiss (GOLD)
    6. Gavin DeGraw – Indian Summer
    7. Sugarland – Genevieve
    8. Josh Kelley – Ain’t Lettin’ Go
    9. Jakob Dylan – We Don’t Live Here Anymore
    10. Reba McEntire – How Was I to Know
    11. Sublime – Same In the End
    12. Lee Ann Womack – What I Miss About Heaven
    13. Carrie Underwood – I Ain’t in Checotah Anymore
    14. Kelly Clarkson – The Day We Fell Apart
    15. Madness – Our House
    16. Dierks Bentley – Wish It Would Break (Live) (BRONZE)
    17. Blues Traveler – Hook
    18. Kelly Clarkson – Just Missed the Train
    19. Gavin DeGraw – Relative
    20. Faith Hill – This Kiss

    I’m not sure what to think about my list.

  2. says

    1. The Dixie Chicks – The Long Way Round
    2. Keith Whitley – Girl From The Canyon
    3. The Beatles – Think For Yourself
    4. Kim Richey – I’m Alright
    5. Marty Stuart – Porter Wagoner’s Grave
    6. Mark Wells – French Pocket Dictionary
    7. Those Darlins – Fatty Needs A Fix
    8. The Kinks – Sunny Afternoon
    9. The Jam – Start!
    10. The Mavericks – That’s Not My Name
    11. Sam Cooke – Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
    12. David Bowie – Blue Jean
    13. Old Crow Medicine Show – Tell It To Me
    14. The Everly Brothers – Oh, True Love
    15. Queen – White Man
    16. Johnny Cash – John: Chapter One
    17. Cannonball Adderly – I Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
    18. Morrissey – Best Friend On The Payroll
    19. Ian Dury – Clever Trevor
    20. John Hartford – Tishomingo Blues

  3. Michael A. says

    1. Kenny Rogers – Don’t Fall in Love with a Dreamer
    2. Dolly Parton – The Bargain Store
    3. Ronnie Milsap – Happy, Happy Birthday Baby
    4. Sara Evans – I Pray for You
    5. Joe Diffie – John Deere Green
    6. Merle Haggard – In My Next Life
    7. Danni Leigh – 29 Nights
    8. Tanya Tucker – If Your Heart Ain’t Busy Tonight
    9. K.T. Oslin – Feeding a Hungry Heart
    10. Diamond Rio – Mama Don’t Forget to Pray for Me (GOLD)
    11. Alan Jackson – Drive (For Daddy Gene)
    12. Faith Hill – The Way You Love Me
    13. Martina McBride – Satin Sheets
    14. George Strait – Carrying Your Love with Me
    15. Dixie Chicks – Godspeed (Live)
    16. Carlene Carter – Cry
    17. George Strait – Ocean Front Property
    18. Garth Brooks – The Thunder Rolls (Live)
    19. Dwight Yoakam – Suspicious Minds (SILVER)
    20. George Strait – The Seashores of Old Mexico (BRONZE)

  4. says

    1. Jason Boland & The Stragglers – Can’t Tell If I Drink
    2. Zac Brown Band – Lance’s Song
    3. Radney Foster and the Confessions – Second Chances
    4. Connie Smith – I Don’t Believe That’s How You Feel
    5. Reba McEntire – Just A Little Love
    6. Kimberly Murray and Tony Booth – What My Thoughts Do All The Time
    7. Dierks Bentley – Free And Easy (Down The Road I Go)
    8. Merle Haggard – Don’t Give Up On Me
    9. Joe Nichols – Size Matters
    10. Diamond Rio – It’s All In Your Head – BRONZE
    11. Tracy Byrd – Different Things – GOLD
    12. John Anderson – Bad Weather
    13. Mary Chapin Carpenter – Downtown Train
    14. Mark Chesnutt – April’s Fool
    15. Lorrie Morgan – Used
    16. Sweethearts Of The Rodeo – You Look At Love That Way
    17. John Conlee – Hopelessly Yours – SILVER
    18. Marty Stuart – Walls Of A Prison
    19. Larry Sparks – Momma
    20. Tracy Lawrence – Say A Prayer

  5. says

    1. Trisha Yearwood – She’s in Love With The Boy (BRONZE)
    2. Dale Watson – Ain’t A Cow in Texas
    3. Sixwire – Look at Me Now
    4. George Strait – Holding My Own
    5. Johnny Paycheck – The Outlaw’s Prayer
    6. David Lee Murphy – Pirate’s Cove
    7. Ray Charles – Take These Chains From My Heart
    8. John Hiatt – Just To Satisfy You
    9. Johnny Cash – I Never Picked Cotton
    10. Boyz II Men – Khalil
    11. Kenny Chesney – Some People Change
    12. Hank Williams – There’s A Tear in My Beer (GOLD)
    13. Mark Chesnutt – Your Love is a Miracle (SILVER)
    14. John Michael Montgomery – I Miss You A Little
    15. Eli Young Band – On My Way
    16. Willie Nelson – Happiness Lives Next Door
    17. Radney Foster – Willin’ To Walk
    18. Terri Clark – Easy From Now On
    19. Marty Robbins – Utah Carol
    20. The Little Willies – Remember Me

  6. says

    1. Gene Watson & Rhonda Vincent – “You Could Know As Much About a Stranger” (SILVER)
    2. Sara Evans – “Some Things Never Change”
    3. Chelle Rose – “Browder Holler Boy”
    4. Kelly Clarkson – “Before Your Love”
    5. Tammy Wynette with Loretta Lynn and Dolly Parton – “That’s the Way It Could Have Been” (GOLD)
    6. Alan Jackson – “All American Country Boy”
    7. Patty Loveless – “The Night’s Too Long”
    8. Lee Ann Womack – “Do You Feel For Me”
    9. Joan Baez and Mary Chapin Carpenter – “Stones In the Road” (Live)
    10. Collin Raye – “What the Heart Wants”
    11. Alan Jackson – “Chattahoochee”
    12. Ty Herndon – “You Don’t Mess Around with Jim”
    13. Crystal Gayle – “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue”
    14. Johnny Cash – “Sunday Morning Coming Down”
    15. Switchfoot – “Gone”
    16. LeAnn Rimes – “A Good Hearted Woman”
    17. Jewel – “Painters”
    18. Alison Krauss & Union Station – “Bonita and Bill Butler”
    19. Ray Price – “For the Good Times” (BRONZE)
    20. Paula Abdul – “Opposites Attract” (Not even going to lie – I rock out to this ALL THE TIME)

    All over the map, as my shuffles often tend to be, but featuring enough great songs to make medaling choices very difficult.

    I also like to skip ahead to see which songs just barely missed making the list. This time it was Roy Clark, Jason Eady, and Hank Snow.

  7. says

    1. Cary Ann Hearst – The Hardest Thing
    2. JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound – Want More
    3. Eleven Hundred Springs – Some Place Else to Be
    4. The Dirty Guv’nahs – Don’t Give Up On Me
    5. Skid Row – Subhuman Race
    6. JEFF the Brotherhood – Staring at the Wall
    7. The Gourds – Eyes of a Child
    8. Van Halen – Ice Cream Man (SILVER)
    9. Punch Brothers – Flippen
    10. Sam Sliva and the Good – Your Kind
    11. Alice in Chains – Junkhead
    12. Stoney Larue – Dresses (GOLD)
    13. Matchbox 20 – Last Beautiful Girl
    14. Adam Hood – Moving Mountains
    15. Son Volt – Straightface
    16. Hank 3 – Dyin Day
    17. John Moreland and the Dust Bowl Souls – Young Love Lost in a Flood
    18. Creedence Clearwater Revival – Sweet Hitchhiker (BRONZE)
    19. Jason Eady – Lying to Myself
    20. Dave Matthews Band – Warehouse

  8. Mike K says

    1. Lucero – Drink ’til We’re Gone (BRONZE)
    2. Easton Corbin – Leaving a Lonely Town
    3. Doug Stone – Little Houses
    4. Justin Townes Earle – Turn out My Lights
    5. Roger Wallace – Everloving Sunday
    6. Glen Campbell – Wichita Lineman
    7. Neil McCoy – Let Me Be Your Hero
    8. Lorrie Morgan – Watch Me
    9. Colin Raye – Little Rock
    10. Rodney Adkins – Watching You
    11. Jake Owen – Barefoot Blue Jean Night
    12. Hank Williams – Your Cheatin’ Heart (GOLD)
    13. Joe Diffie – In Another World
    14. Bobby Bare – Greasy Grit Gravy (team medal for including Willie, Waylon, Shel Silverstein and Dr. Hook)
    15. Montgomery Gentry – Self Made Man
    16. Johnny Cash (w/ June Carter Cash) – Jackson (Live) (SILVER)
    17. Lucero – Nights Like These
    18. Cory Morrow – Lord, You Devil
    19. Joe Nichols – The Impossible
    20. John Prine – Spanish Pipedream

    A pretty 90s heavy grouping. Gold and silver were easy if we’re talking about ‘best’ song, but bronze was harder, because I like the JTE song a lot also.

    Also, if you were this gymnast, wouldn’t you have to perform your floor routine to Kenny Chesney’s latest single. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viktoria_Komova

  9. Michael M. says

    1. “Barton Hollow” – The Civil Wars
    2. “On the Road Again” – Bob Dylan
    3. “Lingala” – SF Jazz Collective
    4. “Crime in the City” [live] – Neil Young
    5. “If Only You Knew What the Lost Soldiers Did to Me” – A. Armada
    6. “Ballad of a Thin Man” – Bob Dylan
    7. “It’s Easy When You Smile” – Lori McKenna
    8. “Gold on the Ceiling” – The Black Keys
    9. “Lights” – Ellie Goulding
    10. “Cocaine” – Eric Clapton
    11. “This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)” – The Isley Brothers
    12. “She Belongs to Me” – Bob Dylan
    13. “Changing of the Guards” – Bob Dylan
    14. “Sound of Your Voice” – Barenaked Ladies
    15. “People Talkin'” – Lucinda Williams
    16. “Don’t Do Me Like That” – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    17. “Romeo and Juliet” – Dire Straits
    18. “Jukebox of Steel” – Son Volt
    19. “Imitation of Life” – R.E.M.
    20. “Prime of Life” – Neil Young

    GOLD: “Crime in the City”
    SILVER: “Ballad of a Thin Man”
    BRONZE: “This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)”

  10. says

    1. Tout Ca Qui Reste – Bluerunners
    2. Don’t Build Your World Around It – Jim Lauderdale
    3. Missing You – Desert Rose Band
    4. Punch and Judy – Little Thief
    5. So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad) – The Everly Brothers
    6. Don’t Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes – Jimmie Dale Gilmore
    7. Yellow Submarine – The Beatles (SILVER)
    8. Catch You Alive – The Damnations TX
    9. Where Do I Go From Here? – New Grass Revival
    10. Quiet Little Voices – We Were Promised Jetpacks
    11. Speed Of The Whippoorwill – Chatham County Line (BRONZE)
    12. Gone Pecan – Sonny Landreth
    13. Who Taught You To Live Like That? – Sloan
    14. Paid The Price – Jo-El Sonnier
    15. Guilty As Sin – Kasey Chambers
    16. Little Miss Magic – Jimmy Buffett
    17. No Key, No Plan – Okkerville River
    18. Woman – Maurice Kirya
    19. Fins – Jimmy Buffett
    20. Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley (GOLD)

    And the last entrant comes along and swipes the Gold, knocking Sonny Landreth out of medal contention. A decidedly non-country shuffle this time around.

  11. Aikou says

    I forgot about this post, been wanting to add my entrants.

    1. Guy Love -Scrubs Musical
    2. If I Ruled The World -Big Time Rush
    3. Share The Love -Big Kenny
    4. Slow Motion -Big and Rich
    5. The Good Was Great -Terri Clark
    6. Iron Man -Black Shabbath (Silver)
    7. Baggage Claim -Miranda Lambert
    8. I’m Taking The Wheel -SheDaisy
    9. If I Die Young -The Band Perry
    10. Whatever It Is -Zac Brown Band
    11. Hannah -Robert Downey Jr (Gold!)
    12. Sell A Lot Of Beer -The Warren Brothers
    13. Address In The Stars -Caitlin and Will
    14. Twang Thing -Terri Clark
    15. Jack Johnson -Upside Down
    16. Saved -Big and Rich
    17. Country Boy Song -Granger Smith (Bronze!)
    18. Loud -Big and Rich
    19. Troubadour -George Strait
    20. Tearing up my Heart -NSYNC

  12. Matthew B says

    “I Hold The Bottle, You Hold The Wheel” – Reckless Kelly
    “Worried Man Blues” – George Jones
    “The Calm and the Crying Wind” – Trampled By Turtles
    “I’m A Ramblin’ Man” – Waylon Jennings (GOLD)
    “Butch Cassidy” – My Morning Jacket
    “Pastures of Plenty” – Scott H. Biram
    “Junita” – Sheryl Crow (BRONZE)
    “Moonshiner’s Life” – Hank III
    “Kaw-Liga” – Hank Williams Jr.
    “It’s Not Suppose To Be That Way” – Willie Nelson (SILVER)

  13. Joe says

    1) Carrie Underwood- Blown Away
    2) John Mellencamp- John Cockers
    3) Kenny Chesney- Reality
    4) Clint Black- We Tell Ourselves
    5) Miranda Lambert- Somewhere Trouble Don’t Go
    6) Rosanne Cash- Like A Wave
    7) Zac Brown Band and Sonia Leigh- Bar (Live)- BRONZE
    8) Keith Urban- Jeans On
    9) Vince Gill with The Time Jumpers- Buttermilk John
    10) Guy Clark- Dublin Blues- SILVER
    11) Chris Cagle- Country By the Grace of God
    12) John Hiatt- I Love That Girl
    13) Dave Berg- It Might Be
    14) Todd Snider- Lookin’ For A Job
    15) Lee Ann Womack- What I Miss About Heaven
    16) Cake- Walk On By
    17) Lucinda Williams- He Never Gave Enough Love
    18) Highway 101- Somewhere Tonight
    19) Alabama- She and I
    20) Emmylou Harris- Leaving Louisiana In the Broad Daylight- GOLD

  14. says

    Mary Charpin Carpenter – “On and On It Goes”
    Alan Jackson – “Just Forget About It, Son”
    Mandy Barnett – “Planet of Love”
    Tanya Tucker – “I Love You a Thousand Ways”
    Wynonna Judd – “Dance and Shout”
    Dolly Parton – “It’s My Time”
    Garth Brooks – “Maybe”
    Sugarland – “County Line”
    Reba McEntire – “You Must Really Love Me (Live)”
    Alseep at the Wheel – “Big Balls In Cowtown”
    George Jones – “I’ve Been Known to Cry”
    John Anderson – “I Wish I Could Have Been There” (BRONZE)
    Kenny Chesney – “When I Think About Leaving”
    The Kendalls – “Don’t Let Me Cross Over”
    Lorrie Morgan – “Another Lonely Song” (GOLD)
    Dwight Yoakam with Maria McKee- “Bury Me” (from dwightyoakamacoustic.net)
    Easton Corbin – “Don’t Ask Me ‘Bout a Woman”
    Rosanne Cash – “Big River”
    Clint Black – “Burn One Down”
    Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn – “The Letter” (SILVER)

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