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13 Unforgettable Songs About Mississippi

Mississippi has had a huge impact on the world of music, so it only makes sense that our state would be mentioned in numerous songs. From artists of the past to the stars of today, it seems as if singers just can’t help but include Mississippi in their works. Whether simply mentioning our state or dedicating an entire song to it, check out the list below for Mississippi songs that are sure to get stuck in your head..

1. “Dani California” by Red Hot Chili Peppers

2. “Starkville City Jail” by Johnny Cash

3. “Jackson, Mississippi” by Kid Rock

4. “Mississippi” by Afroman

5. “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

6. “Mississippi” by Bob Dylan

7. And also by Sheryl Crow

8. “Mississippi Girl” by Faith Hill

9. “Down in Mississippi” by Sugarland

10. “Going Down To Mississippi” by Phil Ochs

11. “Born In Mississippi” by Chirs Ledoux

12. “Mississippi Queen” by Mountain

13. “Mississippi” by Train

This list could easily go on and on. On or off the list, what are your favorite Mississippi songs?

Daniella DiRienzo
Even though she was born in New York, Daniella has lived in the south pretty much her entire life. The self-proclaimed southerner graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011. Since graduation, she has worked as a freelance writer for several websites and opened a clothing consignment shop in her town of Picayune, MS.