October 13, 2011 Music

We’ve got a sweet singer touring across the South this season. You may have heard his voice before on Grey’s Anatomy and now y’all can see him in the flesh: Matthew Mayfield himself. Esquire magazine and Renaissance Hotels are bringing this amazing artist to Atlanta for a special acoustic performance at Briza as part of… Read more »

July 21, 2011 Music

Granted Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros are from Los Angeles but their song “Home” is distinctly Southern! “Alabama, Arkansas, I do love my ma and pa, Not the way that I do love you.” The first time we heard this song was when our very own Kat Kraszeski Jackson put it on her eclectic… Read more »

July 7, 2011 Music

Watching Alan Jackson’s “Chattahoochee” is like reading a Highlights magazine. Remember when we were kids, and would look for the hidden objects in the puzzle? Nine weasels, a feather, piece of rope, etc.? We’re going to play a similar game with “Chattahoochee”. This song is the quintessential song for rednecks everywhere. No matter where you’re… Read more »

June 29, 2011 Music

Southern Girls are the finest ladies in all the world. Here are PrettySouthern’s Top 10 Songs about Southern Girls! We created this list based on reader feedback (plus used the most popular searches in Google). Do you agree with our list? If not, tell us why in the comments section below. We have to give… Read more »

June 28, 2011 Music

The number one, absolute best song of all time about Southern girls goes to Lynyrd Skynyrd for “Georgia Peaches”. This band is about as Southern as they get. Formed in Jacksonville, Fla., in the 1960s, Lynyrd Skynyrd rose to fame touring throughout the South. “Georgia Peaches” is the title track on their album Legend (released… Read more »

June 27, 2011 Music

Defining a Southern Girl is as easy or tricky as y’all want it to be. Technically, a Southerner is any denizen below the Mason Dixon line. Where it gets complicated is attributing all the lovely qualities that make a Southern girl the best in the world. Amos Lee does a fantastic job in his song… Read more »