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6 Best Albums of Oliver Anthony

I've Got to Get Sober

 If you'd like to argue that "I've Got to Get Sober" is Oliver Anthony's best song, we'll listen. A stirring, old-time sound and emotion power this haunting ballad.

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Rich Men North of Richmond

 If you'd like to argue that "I've Got to Get Sober" is Oliver Anthony's best song, we'll listen. A stirring, old-time sound and emotion power this haunting ballad.

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Ain't Gotta Dollar"

"Ain't Gotta Dollar" is Anthony's first published recording, and it introduces him as the man fans met in 2023. A great opening lyric backed by passionate songwriting and themes of hard work, the simple life and a little toking power this song.

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BCobwebs and Cocaine

 Early Oliver Anthony songs are very dark. “She said she’d rather be living / In hell / Than with me instead / And I can’t find fault in that," he sings to close the first verse.

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Always Love You (Like a Good Ole Dog)

This Oliver Anthony song sounds like Eric Church at his most sentimental. He lists comparisons to his love for his woman: A good ol' dog, muscadine wine, good times with friends in high school, etc ...

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Rich Man’s Gold

You weren't born to just pay bills and die, Anthony says during "Rich Man's Gold."

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Doggonit

Talking to Fox News in August 2023, Anthony pointed to "Doggonit" as one of the seed songs that inspired "Rich Men North of Richmond."

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Stuck Living in the New World

 Anthony's cell phone recording of "Stuck Living in the New World" doesn't do the song justice. He should get into a studio to cut this and many others quickly.

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90 Some Chevy

Imagine the hollers when Oliver Anthony brings this lyric to his live stage: “That ol’ darlin of mine is like a '90-some Chevy / She rides just right when you turn her on.

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Hell on Earth

"Hell on Earth" seems to be the only Oliver Anthony song released so far that includes percussion. A stomping kick drum powers this dark mediation, making it a more dynamic song than many others.

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Long Gone

That's another sharp opening lyric from Anthony. His songwriting — while at times unrefined — pulls instant emotions from the listener. You find yourself leaning in after just a few seconds.

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VCR Kid

The opening verse and pre-chorus of "VCR Kid" are intensely personal and the sign of a promising songwriter who's able to say things in a way they've never been said before.

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I Want to Go Home

Anthony ratchets up with talk of World War III during this signature burst of cynicism. He kind of says the quiet part out loud during a lumbering vocal that feels like "Rich Men ..." but without the hope.

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