It’s that time of year again for The Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs in Louisville. The Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest thoroughbred races in the country, celebrated its 137th anniversary last weekend.
Here is a great way to come down from the most exciting two minutes in sports by checking out the music videos for the greatest songs ever written about Kentucky, Derby Day, & even a chance encounter with The Gambler!
#1 Neil Diamond, “Kentucky Woman”
#2 The Rolling Stones, “Dead Flowers”
#3 Elvis Presley, “Kentucky Rain”
#4 The Osborne Brothers, “Kentucky”
#5 Kenny Rogers, “The Gambler”
#6 Bill Munroe, “Blue Moon of Kentucky”
#7 The Rolling Stones, “Wild Horses”
#8 Randy Newman, “My Old Kentucky Home”
#9 The Blues Brothers, “Rawhide”
#10 Elvis Costello, “Good Year for the Roses”