Nothing like driving down the highway, wind in your hair, and a Reba McEntire song list picked out by Reba…
Now’s the time to head out for a fall foliage road trip, and see trees all over the country burst from lush greens to bright reds, oranges and yellows.
An awe-inspiring drive like this needs the perfect soundtrack. And we think the lush tunes of Reba McEntire would fit the bill perfectly. We asked Reba in a recent interview if she would select some of her favorites for you all to turn into a road rockin’ playlist.
Here’s Reba’s very own 8Great!
1. Fancy, from 1990’s album Rumor Has It
Remember this line? “She said, “Here’s your one chance, Fancy, don’t let me down.”
2. I’m a Survivor, from 2001’s Greatest Hits Volume III: I’m a Survivor
Remember this line? “I don’t believe in self pity, it only brings you down.”
3. Big Blue Sky, from 2008’s Love Revival
Remember this line? “You’ll never see how good it can be until you spread your wings and fly.”
4. Going Out Like That, from 2015’s Love Somebody
Remember this line? “It’s been awhile since she put that red dress on and slipped into those high heels.”
5. Is There Life Out There, from 1991’s For My Broken Heart
Remember this line? “She
’s done what she should, should she do what she dares.”
6. Walk On, from 1990’s Sweet Sixteen
Remember this line? “Walk toward the light till you find the sun and you’ll be better off in the long run.”
7. All the Women I Am, from 2010’s All the Women I Am
Remember this line? “Sometim
es I’m hard to handle. Burn hotter than a candle, but I melt in the right hands.”
8. The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia, from 1991’s For My Broken Heart
Remember this line? “Don’t trust your soul to no back woods Southern lawyer, cause the judge in the town’s got bloodstains on his hand.” Grab your favorite player, turn up the volume and sing along. (We know you know these lyrcs!) And let us know your favorite Reba songs.
Did you know?
One thing you may not know about Reba McEntire songs is that she recorded a duet with Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli. The song is called “Blue” and was released in 2007 on Bocelli’s album “The Best of Andrea Bocelli: Vivere.”
The duet was a unique collaboration between the two artists, with McEntire singing in English and Bocelli singing in Italian, and it showcased their distinct vocal styles and musical backgrounds.
Reba McEntire–singer, actress, and songwriter who has been a prominent figure in country music for several decades. She was born on March 28, 1955, in McAlester, Oklahoma, and was raised on a ranch. McEntire grew up singing in her family’s band and went on to study music in college before pursuing a career in the music industry. McEntire released her first album in 1977, and her career took off in the 1980s with hits like “How Blue” and “Whoever’s in New England.” She became known for her powerful voice and dynamic stage presence, and her music often touched on love, heartbreak, and resilience themes. In addition to her successful music career, McEntire has acted in several films and television shows. She starred in her sitcom, “Reba,” from 2001 to 2007 and has also appeared in movies like “Tremors” and “The Little Rascals.” McEntire has won numerous awards, including Grammy Awards and Country Music Association Awards. She has also been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame. Today, McEntire continues to perform and record music and remains a beloved figure in the country music community.
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