The Best Fast Country Music Instrumentals

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Looking for the best fast country music instrumentals? Look no further! In this blog post, we’ll share some of the best ones that we’ve found.


This article provides an overview of the best fast country music instrumentals. It looks at the different styles of music within the genre and highlights some of the key tracks and artists.

The Best Fast Country Music Instrumentals

If you are looking for the best fast country music instrumentals, look no further. Here, you will find a list of the top 10 fast country music instrumentals. These songs are sure to get your heart racing and your feet tapping. So, what are you waiting for? Turn up the volume and enjoy!

“The Devil Went Down to Georgia” by The Charlie Daniels Band

“The Devil Went Down to Georgia” is a song written and performed by The Charlie Daniels Band, released on their 1979 album Million Mile Reflections. The song is about a fiddle competition between a young man named Johnny and the devil. The song was inspired by the folktale “The Devil and Tom Walker”.

The song became a crossover hit, reaching number three on the Billboard Country Singles chart and number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It won a Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal in 1980, and was also nominated for two Grammy Awards for Best Country Song and Best Country Instrumental Performance.

“Amarillo by Morning” by George Strait

“Amarillo by Morning” is a song by George Strait from his 1982 album Strait from the Heart. The song was written by Terry Stafford and Paul Fraser, and was originally released as a single in 1982. It peaked at number four on the Billboard Country chart.

The song is an up-tempo country instrumental featuring Strait on lead vocals and guitar, with Hank Williams, Jr. on harmonica and fiddle. The song is about a cowboy who is homesick for the city of Amarillo, Texas.

The song has been covered by several artists, including Vince Gill, Ricky Skaggs, and Asleep at the Wheel.

“The Race is On” by George Jones

“The Race is On” is a 1973 song co-written and recorded by American country music singer George Jones. It was composed by Jones and country music singer Shel Silverstein. The song was released in July 1973 as the lead single from his album of the same name. “The Race is On” was George Jones’ sixth Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in 1973. The song spent twenty weeks on the chart and was also his first chart-topper as a solo artist.

“Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” by Trace Adkins

“Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Trace Adkins. It was released in May 2005 as the lead-off single to his album Songs About Me, and his eleventh chart single overall. The song peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts in August 2005. It was written by Adkins, Jamey Johnson and Dallas Davidson.

The song is an up-tempo in which the male narrator expresses his affection for a female love interest of his who has “a butt like a wagon wheel”. The song’s title refers to a wide and curvaceous behind. In the second verse, the narrator compares her to various objects including a Chevy and “a Toyota truck with four-wheel drive”.

Adkins told CMT that he had wanted to use the word “honky” in a song for some time, but had been unable to work it into a lyric until he met Johnson and Davidson, who helped him write the song. He said of the three of them writing together, “We were just sitting around shooting the breeze one day, having some beers, laughing and joking and carrying on, and somebody said something that made us all laugh, and Jamey grabbed his guitar and started picking out this little groove. Dallas started beatboxing this little groove that he’d worked out, and I just started singing whatever popped into my head.”

“The Fireman” by George Strait

George Strait’s “The Fireman” is one of the best fast country music instrumentals. It has a great beat that makes you want to tap your toes and the melody is catchy and easy to sing along to. The lyrics are also very funny, which makes this song even more enjoyable.


To sum up, the best fast country music instrumentals are those that are able to capture the essence of the genre while also providing a catchy and memorable melody. While there are many great fast country songs out there, these ten instrumentals stand out as some of the best of the best. If you’re looking for a great fast country song to add to your playlist, be sure to check out any of these tunes.

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