10 Songs Every South Carolinian Needs On Their iPod
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10 Songs Every South Carolinian Needs On Their iPod

If you've ever spent a substantial amount of time in the Palmetto State, you need to hear these 10 songs.

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10 Songs Every South Carolinian Needs On Their iPod
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Growing up in South Carolina was a blessing at it’s finest. There’s nothing quite like sippin’ on sweet tea on a wide open front porch. Mosquitos bigger than quarters, sweet tea so sweet it can give you cavities after one sip and summers so hot they can melt your skin make South Carolina the amazing place it is. If you’re a proud South Carolinian like me, here are 10 songs (in no particular order) you need on your iPod immediately!

1. “Sweet Caroline” - Neil Diamond

A love song meant for Neil Diamond's wife, "Sweet Caroline" is an upbeat song perfect for a lazy afternoon.

2. “Carolina in My Mind” - James Taylor

You can take the boy out of Carolina, but you can't take Carolina out of the boy. No matter where you might be, Carolina is always in the back of your mind.

3. “Carolina in the Morning” - Al Johnson

The lyrics in this song are not only precious, but the beat to go along with them is sure to perk anyone's rainy day up.


4. “Wagon Wheel” - Darius Rucker

This Charleston native has perfected the skill of country music.


5. “The Charleston” - Green Hill

Every South Carolinian should know how to do the Carolina Shag. Originated in the early 1920's, the Shag is an upbeat dance that can be done to "The Charleston" by Green Hill.


6. “My Girl” - The Temptations

The perfect go-to song for any shag dance.


7. “Under the Boardwalk” - The Drifters

This song is wonderful for any beach day down in Charleston, Kiawah, or Hilton Head.


8. “The Twist” - Chubby Checker

Born in Spring Gulley, South Carolina, Chubby Checker's "The Twist" is sure to make anyone want to get up and dance.


9. “South Carolina Low Country” - Josh Turner

No need for an explanation on this one - The South Carolina low country is a one of a kind place deserving of its own song.


10. “Oh My Sweet Carolina” - Ryan Adams

A song on the slower side, but still beautifully composed. "Oh My Sweet Carolina's" combination of a steady rhythm with mesmerizing lyrics make this a perfect 'wind-down' song.

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