The Best Country Musical Theatre Songs – by Vocal Type

Looking for a great country showtune for an upcoming audition or project? Well, if it’s for an audition, you should check out our giant database of audition songs for specific musicals. But if your show hasn’t yet been covered by us, you can go through these country musical theatre songs, sorted by vocal type.

And by the way, here’s the matching “Country Musical Theatre Songs” Spotify playlist!


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Altos

Doatsy Mae” – The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

If You Knew My Story” – Bright Star

Play a Country Enut” – Nunsense Jamboree

That’s What You Call a Dream” – Bonnie & Clyde


Baritones

Something From a Dream” – The Bridges of Madison County

Tell My Father” – The Civil War

That’s What I Could Do” – Violet

Worlds Apart” – Big River


Basses

Father How Long?” – The Civil War

Fathers and Sons” – Working

Look Around” – The Will Rogers Follies

Temporarily Lost” – The Bridges of Madison County


Contras

Dusty Plays the Saw” – The Burnt Part Boys

Mr. Hopalong Heartbreak” – Urban Cowboy

Santa Ain’t Comin’ to Our House” – Nuncrackers

The Ballad of Booth” – Assassins


Psst… Here’s where you can find out your vocal type!


Mezzo-Sopranos

Change It” – 9 to 5

Every Day of the Week is a Saturday” – Nunsense Jamboree

How Bout a Dance?” – Bonnie & Clyde

Oklahoma?” – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels


Sopranos

Another Round” – Bright Star

The Pricklepear Bloom” – The Robber Bridegroom


Tenors

Breeze Off the River” – The Full Monty

Heartbreaker” – Bright Star

How Glory Goes” – Floyd Collins

Last Time I Came to Memphis” – Violet


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Which of these country musical theatre songs is your favorite?

And what are you working on at the moment? Feel free to share in the comments below!


Stacy Karyn, author of Country Musical Theatre Songs.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She has a TESOL drama certificate, a BA in theatre, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


 

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