2018 singles part 2

2018 was a good year in the Texas, Red Dirt scene. Up-and-comers Dalton Domino (Corners) and John Baumann (Proving Grounds) displayed their songwriting prowess with a couple of breakthrough-projects from '17, that really turned a corner and gained ground for both in '18.

In February Wade Bowen released his first new, solo, collection of original songs in nearly four years -- Solid Ground was worth the wait. Lonesome as a Shadow helped nationally touring Charley Crockett establish a fan base here in his home state of Texas. BJ Barham of American Aquarium proved that it's okay when Things Change -- and that sometimes things change for the better. Mike and The Moonpies stepped into the spotlight with their honky-tonk infused country album, Steak Night at The Prairie Rose. Kacey Musgraves rode Golden Hour to four Grammy nominations. William Clark Green followed up the monster that was Ringling Road with Hebert Island, leaving fans more satisfied than Thanksgiving dinner. And Cody Jinks shocked them ignorant folks when Lifers debuted at No. 2, with over 24,000 units sold/streamed. It was his biggest debut to date, second that week only to Kenny Chesney's major label release Songs for the Saints (which includes John Baumann's Gulf Moon.) And this is just a taste of the great albums released this year.

With great albums come great radio singles, and it's time to wrap it up. Here is Part 2 of our two part series, songs 24-1. These were the biggest songs at Radio Texas, LIVE! this year. Where'd your favorite land? Check out songs 50 - 25 here.

24. Cody Johnson “On My Way To You”

23. Red Shahan “Someone Someday”

22. Mike Ryan “Damn Good Goodbye”

21. Jon Wolfe “Any Night in Texas”

20. Mike and the Moonpies “Beaches of Biloxi”

19. Tyler Childers “Feathered Indians”

18. Josh Abbott Band “The Night is Ours”

17. Jason Boland & The Stragglers with Sunny Sweeney “I Don’t Deserve You”

16. Jon Wolfe “Airport Kiss”

15. Randall King “Tuggin’ on My Heart Strings”

14. William Clark Green “Hit You Where it Hurts”

13. Mike and The Moonpies with John Baumann “Country Music’s Dead”

12. Parker McCollum “Hell of a Year”

11. Cody Johnson “Half a Song”

10. Wade Bowen “So Long 6th Street”

9. Turnpike Troubadours “A Tornado Warning”

8. Cody Jinks “Whiskey Bent & Hell Bound”

7. Casey Donahew “What Cowboys Do”

6. Parker McCollum “Misunderstood”

5. Mike Ryan “The Rewrite”

4. Cody Jinks “Must Be The Whiskey”

3. Josh Abbott Band “Girl Down in Texas”

2. Koe Wetzel “Austin”

1. Aaron Watson “Run Wild Horses”

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