What’s in a Name? The Stories Behind the Dixie Chicks, the Pistol Annies + More Country Bands’ Names
Country artists draw inspiration from all parts of life -- their geographical locations, childhood memories, unfortunate events and everything in between -- and we're not just talking about their music. Those themes and more have inspired plenty of country bands' names.
From fairly obvious monikers (Florida Georgia Line) to more obscure band names (Farewell Angelina), country bands' names come from all over the metaphorical map of inspiration.
Below, The Boot has rounded up the stories behind the names of a few dozen of the country bands that fans know and love, from classics to newbies. Click through the photo gallery to get the scoop!