20 Upbeat Country Songs for a Spring Break Playlist

Line Up These Great Songs for Rockin' Good Vacation

Spring break vacation is a synonym for fun, and the right playlist is a must-have. Create something upbeat to fit the party atmosphere. Check out these ideas—you'll get into that spring break mood early just giving them a listen.

Alan Jackson: "Good Time"

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This fun song by Alan Jackson even has a "Good Time" line dance to go with it. Makes it a perfect addition to your spring break.

Big & Rich: "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)"

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This is definitely one of Big & Rich's most popular songs. It's also a lot of fun to sing and dance along with Big & Rich!

Brad Paisley: "Alcohol"

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Brad Paisley can write a tender love song and then turn around and write a humorous one like "Alcohol," and both will shoot straight to the top of the charts. Here, the alcohol itself is telling the story and taking the blame when you dance with that lampshade on your head. Fun!

Brooks & Dunn: "Boot Scootin' Boogie"

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This is a great song that has a corresponding line dance to go with it. A definite keeper for a rockin' good time.

Dierks Bentley: "Sideways"

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Dierks Bentley's fun little song about partying and having fun is great for a spring break playlist.

George Strait: "All My Exes Live in Texas"

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Every country music playlist should include a George Strait song, and this is one of his best. He sings of all of his ex-girlfriends and why they're his exes.

Jason Aldean: "She's Country"

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Jason Aldean does rockin' country best, and this song is a great representation of that style. This song is all about the awesome qualities of country girls, from their cowboy down-home roots to their cowboy boots.

Keith Urban: "Days Go By"

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This Keith Urban song really fits in with the spring break theme: it's just a really "feel good" song.

Kenny Chesney: "No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems"

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This song is from the album of the same name, on which Kenny Chesney launched his island-themed musical style. The song talks about an easygoing time, where you can just lie on your chair on the beach with a drink in your hand and just enjoy life. Isn't this the perfect picture of a spring break vacation?

Lost Trailers: "Holler Back"

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This is a great singalong song from The Lost Trailers. They sing about a friend that lives in the city in a hip-hop world and how they don't understand what he means when he says "holler back," saying the only holler they know of is back in the woods.

Luke Bryan: "All My Friends Say"

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Luke Bryan sings about a guy who attends a party, sees his ex with another guy, gets a little crazy. The next day he wakes up and doesn't remember a thing.

Montgomery Gentry: "One in Every Crowd"

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Montgomery Gentry knows how to sing a party song. You know the guy: "There's one in every crowd, brings the party in us out. Good time Charlie with a Harley, whiskey bent and hellbound."

Rascal Flatts: "Me and My Gang"

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Rascal Flatts sings about hanging out and having a good time in this song—just the right mood for hanging on the beach.

Rascal Flatts: "Summer Nights"

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This Rascal Flatts song is from their "Unstoppable" album, and it describes taking it easy while you're on vacation, which makes it perfect for this playlist: "And school is out so let's get it on. Flip flop tan and some white sand."

Sugarland: "It Happens"

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Sugarland sings about Murphy's Law—the law that states "when something can go wrong, it does." You'll love the verse where she gets a flat, borrows her neighbor's car, and gets rear-ended by her ex and his new girl.

Terri Clark: "Better Things to Do"

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Terri Clark isn't about to put up with any crap from her boyfriend. She tells him she has better things to do. Here's the fun chorus:

"Check the air in my tires. Straighten my stereo wires. Count the stars in the sky or just get on with my life."

The Zac Brown Band: "Chicken Fried"

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The Zac Brown Band has put out one of the most infectious songs ever written with "Chicken Fried." You can't help but sing along with the song when it comes on the radio.

Toby Keith: "I Love This Bar"

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Toby Keith describes the scene in his favorite place—his local bar—just where plenty of people head on spring break. So this song fits right in.

Trace Adkins: "Honky-Tonk Badonkadonk"

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Trace Adkins sings about a girl that all the guys love to watch as she shakes her badonkadonk on the dance floor. Another fun song to sing and dance to.

Travis Tritt: "Country Club"

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Think country clubs and country don't go together? In this favorite, Travis Tritt tells us the benefits of being a member of a country club that is, in fact, a good old honky-tonk. Yee haw!