The Steeldrivers is an American band from Nashville Tennessee and comprised of Richard Bailey, Tammy Rogers, Matt Dame, Brent Truitt, and Mike Fleming. Past members include Mike Henderson, Kelvin Damrell, Gary Nichols, and Chris Stapleton. The band has been playing since 2005 to date. The band’s modern style of bluegrass music is both acoustic and electric, mixing traditional instruments such as banjo, guitar, mandolin, dobro, and fiddle as well as modern sounds of amplified bass guitar and stand upright percussion to create a unique sound. In this article, we discuss the ten best SteelDrivers songs of all time.
10. If It Hadn’t Been For Love
This song is about how love can prevent bad things from happening no matter how bad the situation may be. It talks about how love can make hard times bearable and a terrible storm beautiful, along with making both the good times and bad times sweeter. According to Wide open country, it was released in the year 2008 as a lead song in the album The SteelDrivers. This song was a big hit at the time of release and reached number ten on the Hot Country Songs. It was used as a soundtrack in different films and movies including werewolf.
9. Blue Side Of The Mountain
Blue Side Of The Mountain is a song about a person deep in thoughts and searching for peace, implying that there is more to life than meets the eye. The song was released in 2008 as one of the songs in the album The SteelDrivers and gained a big following. Its popularity made it to be nominated for the Grammy Awards for the best country performance by a group or dual with vocals. It also ranked at number twenty-three on the Hot 100 Country Songs. The song has been used as a soundtrack in various movies like Saw IV.
8. Where Rainbows Never Die
Where Rainbows Never Die is a song about an old man who is completing his life and at the end of it, he is just waiting for the final moment to complete it. The song was composed and released in 2010 as part of the album Reckless. This song gained instant popularity and gained a nomination for the Grammy Awards, making it to the top six best country songs nominated for that year. Where Rainbows Never Die song has been used as a soundtrack for different movies including Just for a Night.
7. Midnight Train To Memphis
The song is about a man in prison dreaming of freedom. The song is from the year 2008 as part of the album The SteelDrivers. This song gains a lot of popularity and makes it to number thirty-three on the Billboard Hot Country Songs. Various movies and films like Jennifer’s Body, Forrest Gump, and Saw II all use this song as a soundtrack.
6. Drinkin’ Dark Whiskey
The song is about a person who is full of alcohol and energy but possesses the will to have fun despite this. According to Rolling stone, drinkin’ dark whiskey song was released in the year 2008 in the SteelDrivers album, and it was well received by the audience. It made it to number fifteen on the Hot Country Billboard Songs. The song has been used as a soundtrack for various movies and films like BeerFighter, and Beer for My Horses.
5. Ghosts Of Mississippi
The song is about a man who is trying to find out the secrets of his past, and the mysteries that surround his life in the state of Mississippi where he doesn’t want to be. This song was released in the year 2010 as one of the songs in the album Reckless. The song was a hit and made it to number fifty on the Billboard Country Songs and used the movie The Campaign as a soundtrack.
4. Angel of the Night
Angel of the Night is a song about a man with a prostitute who is much more than a body to him. Though he is afraid, he cannot resist her affection as she is giving him all he ever wanted. The song was released in 2010 as one of the songs of Reckless and was a huge success reaching number forty-seven on the Billboard Hot Country Songs. It has been used as a soundtrack for the movie Priest.
3. Long Way Down
Long Way Down song is about a man in love who caught his girl cheating on him. He is jealous, angry, and remorseful. It was released in the year 2015 as one of the songs in the album The Muscle Shoals Recording. The song is a huge hit and reaches number seventy-four on Billboard Hot Country Songs. It is a popular soundtrack in the movie The Long Way Down.
2. I Choose You
I Choose You is about a man who is expressing the significance and love he has for his lover, making him his choice every day. The song was released in 2020 as one of the songs in the Bad For You album. According to Deezer, the song is a huge hit and reaches number one on the Grassicana charts and sixty on the Billboard Hot Country Songs. The song is in the movie The Blind Side and is also on the soundtrack for the movie Midnight Special.
1. Wearin’ a Hole
Wearin’ a Hole is a song about having a good time, dancing to good music while sipping some wine with your friends. The song was released in the year 2013 as one of the top songs on the Hammer Down album. It is an instant success, reaching number eleven on the Billboard Hot Country Songs. It is one of the top five songs on the Grassicana charts. However, the song is a soundtrack in movies such as The House Bunny, The Other Woman, and Lovelace.