Top 10 Zac Brown Band Songs

Zac Brown Band Songs

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Our Top 10 Zac Brown Band songs list takes a look at one of the most successful country rock bands to arrive on the music scene in the past 20 years. The Zac Brown Band hail form the big southern city of Atlanta, Georgia. The group is led by Zac Brown on lead guitar and vocals. Other members of band include John Driskell Hopkins, Jimmy De Martini, Daniel de los Reyes, Coy Bowles, Clay Cook and Chris Fryar.

The Zac Brown Band released their first major label album in 2008 entitled The Foundation. Since the release of their first album the Zac Brown Band have released seven studio albums. The group has also released close to thirty singles. The Zac Brown Band have been nominated for over 50 Grammy Awards, three Grammys and various Country Music Awards. They have won awards from the CMT Music Awards, Country Music Association Awards, Academy of Country Music, CMA Awards, British Country Music Association Awards and the iHeartRadio Music Awards.

It was tough just to pick 10 Zac Brown Band songs because the band has released so much great material since 2008. We hope our selections serve as a great presentation for just how marvelous this stunning band is.

# 10 – Chicken Fried

We open up our top 10 Zac Brown Band songs list with the song which began it all for the group entitled “Chicken Fried.” This song could have been easily placed at number one since it’s pretty much one of their most popular if not most popular songs. But we thought it would be cooler to open up the list with “Chicken Fried.” It has become such a classic song and easily stands as one of the most popular songs across all genres of music of the past twenty years.

“Chicken Fried,” was released on the album entitled The Foundation. It was the first single released from the album. The album was released in 2008. What a way to start.  The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number  one. The song also was a hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number one. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number twenty.  The song also was a hit on the Canadian Music Charts reaching number fifty two.

# 9 – My Old Man

Continuing with our top 10 Zac Brown Band songs list we take a listen to the loving song entitled “My Old Man.” This is a beautiful song about coming full circle in life. It reminds me of some of the great Harry Chapin classics. The song was released on the album entitled Welcome Home. The album was released in 2017. It was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number ten. The song also was a hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number fourteen. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number sixty eight. The song was composed by Zac Brown, Niko Moon and Ben Simonetti.

# 8 – Homegrown

In the number eight spot on our top 10 Zac Brown Band songs list we present the fun sing along style song entitled “Homegrown.” The song was released on the album entitled Jekyll + Hyde. The album was released in 2015. It was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number two. The song also was a hit in the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number one.The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number thirty five. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. The song was composed by  Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette and Niko Moon.

# 7 –  Sweet Annie

In the number seven position on our top 10 Zac Brown Band songs list is the sentimental song entitled “Sweet Annie.” The song was released on the album entitled Uncaged. The album was released in 2012. It was the second single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number six. The song also was a hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number one. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number forty seven. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number two. The song was composed by Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, Sonia Leigh, and John Pierce.

# 6 – Jump Right In

Landing in the number six spot on our top 10 Zac Brown Band songs list we present the good time feeling song “Jump Right In.” The song was released on the album entitled Uncaged. The album was released in 2012.  It was the third single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number thirteen. The song also was a hit in the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number two. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number fifty three. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number three. The song was composed by Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette and the great Jason Mraz.

# 5 – Heavy Is the Head

Oh baby is this one so good. The teaming of Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell and Zac Brown just worked so perfectly. Two incredibly brilliant voices full of passion and spirit coming together on this explosive track entitled “Heavy Is The Head.” The song was issued on the album entitled Jekyll + Hyde. The album was released in 2015. The song was too heavy for the country charts as it’s one of the rare Zac Brown singles not to make the country charts. However, the song hit number one on the US Billboard Mainstream Rock Track Charts. The song was composed by Zac Brown, Niko Moon, Wyatt Durrette, Jimmy De Martini, John Driskell Hopkins and Darrell Scott.

# 4 – Colder Weather

At the number four spot on our top 10 Zac Brown Band songs list we present the heartbreaking song entitled “Colder Weather.” This poignant sad song was released on the album entitled You Get What You Give. The album was released in 2010. It was the third single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song also hit number one on the Billboard Country Airplay Charts. The song was a crossover hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number twenty nine. That line “you were born for leaving,” just really hurts to listen to.The song was composed by Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, Levi Lowrey and Coy Bowles.

# 3 – Toes

As we continue to celebrate our top 10 Zac Brown Band songs list we present the ultimate vacation song entitled “Toes.” The song was released on the album entitled The Foundation. The album was released in 2008. It was the third single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number One. The song also was a hit in the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number One. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number twenty six.  The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts hitting number sixty. The song was composed by Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, John Driskell Hopkins and
Shawn Mullins.

# 2 – As She’s Walking Away

Just of the top spot on our top 10 Zac Brown Band songs list we celebrate the song entitled”As She’s Walking Away.” This great tune also featured Alan Jackson. The song’s intro kind of reminds us of The Marshall Tucker Band. The song “As She’s Walking Away,” was released on the album entitled You Get What You Give. The album was released in 2010. It was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song was also a number one single on the Billboard Country Airplay Charts. The song was a crossover hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number thirty two.  The song also was a hit on the Canadian Music Charts rising all the way to number forty nine. The song was composed by Zac Brown and Wyatt Durrette.

# 1 – Knee Deep

We close out our top 10 Zac Brown Band songs list with one of the Zac Brown’s most popular songs entitled “Knee Deep.” The song also featured the legendary Jimmy Buffett.  “Knee Deep,” was released on the album entitled You Get What You Give. The album was released in 2010. It was the third single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song also hit number one on the Billboard Country Airplay Charts. The song was also a bug crossover hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number eighteen. “Knee Deep,” was composed by Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, Coy Bowles and Jeffrey Steele.

 

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