We know it's been a rough past few days for PickupTrucks.com fans with Mike Levine moving on to a communications job at Ford Truck and, more importantly, the fact that it’s been 10 years since our country was hit by terrorists on Sept. 11, 2001. We thought this first piece AL (After Levine) might be a good time to offer something a little "less weighty."
We know a lot of people don’t like country music, and there’s no doubt a lot of great music is out there outside of country music, but we’re pretty sure no other musical genre uses the pickup truck as the main character in its songs.
What follows is our attempt at selecting the top 10 country songs that feature or highlight somewhere in the song that great American icon, the pickup truck. We apologize if we’ve missed your favorite, but feel free to let us know.
For that matter, let us know what music you like to play in your pickup truck. Some music surely works better than others when you’re doing what you love most. And remember: Keep it clean.
10. “Life Is a Highway,” Rascal Flatts
9. “Chrome,” Trace Adkins
8. “We Rode in Trucks,” Luke Bryan
7. “Drive (For Daddy Gene),” Alan Jackson
6. “Hillbilly Deluxe,” Brooks & Dunn
5. “I Love My Truck,” Glen Campbell
4. “Big ‘Ol Truck,” Toby Keith
3. “Rough and Ready,” Trace Adkins
2. “Mud on the Tires,” Brad Paisley
1. “Pickup Man,” Joe Diffie