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 »

June 24, 2011 Music Variety

Y’all may have heard this one before, especially if you like to shag. If not, meet “Carolina Girls” by General Johnson and the Chairmen of the Board. Norman Johnson (a Southerner born in Virginia who died last year in Atlanta) teamed up in 1978, with Danny Woods and Ken Knox under the name General Johnson… Read more »

From their album “Eat A Peach” the Allman Brothers most recognizable song is arguably “Melissa”. Who was Melissa you may ask? Gregg Allman gave the history of this song’s origin to the San Luis Obispo Tribune on Nov. 30, 2006: “I wrote that song in 1967 in a place called the Evergreen Hotel in Pensacola,… Read more »