Kentucky Derby Party Songs

Kentucky Derby
1st turn at the Kentucky Derby

 

With the Kentucky Derby less than a week away, it’s time to get your derby party planning together. One of the keys to hosting a successful party is taking the time to set the mood. If you’re going to host a real down home derby party, then having derby-centric music is a must. We dug deep to put together our ode to racing, horses and the most exciting two minutes in sports. Our list of 50+ Kentucky Derby Party Songs has a little something for everyone all while staying true to the countryfied bluegrass roots of Kentucky’s musical heritage.

 

 

Kentucky Derby Party Songs

Song Artist BPM
iTunes
Call To The Post Bobby Morganstein 80 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Call To The Post Keep Louisville Symphonic 80 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
My Old Kentucky Home Keep Louisville Symphonic 80 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
My Old Kentucky Home Johnny Cash 81 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Kentucky Derby Chet Atkins 82 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Mint Condition Tony Ray Jones ??? Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Toast To The Post Musee Concrete ??? Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Let An Old Racehorse Run The Del McCoury Band 85 Janet Jackson - All for You - All for You
The Race Is On  George Jones 86 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Dead Flowers The Rolling Stones 87 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Pony Ginuwine 89 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Run For The Roses Dan Fogelberg 89 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
New Camptown Races  Red Allen 89 Lonestar - Lonely Grill - Amazed
Who’s Got The Action  Dean Martin 92 Lonestar - Lonely Grill - Amazed
My Rose Of Old Kentucky  Bill Monroe 94 Shaggy & Rayvon - Hot Shot - Angel
Camptown Races Pete Seeger 99 JET - Get Born - Are You Gonna Be My Girl
Let The Big Horse Run  John Stewart ??? Brian McKnight - Back at One - Back at One
Brown Derby Jump  Cherry Poppin’ Daddies 100 U2 - All That You Can't Leave Behind - Beautiful Day
One Trick Pony Paul Simon 101 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
I’ll Take you There  The Staple Singers 102 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Save A Horse Ride A Cowboy  Big & Rich 102 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Saddle Up Derby Colt Ford 103 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Derby Days Amplify This ??? Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Black Horse And The Cherry Tree KT Tunstall 105 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
One Trick Pony Nelly Furtado 109 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
My Old Kentucky Home (Country Rock) Crash City ??? Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
My Old Kentucky Home (Pop) Amplify This ??? Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Blue Moon Of Kentucky  Elvis Presley 112 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Eight More Miles To Louisville  Grandpa Jones 112
Back In The Saddle Again Gene Autry 113 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Faster Horses (The Cowboy and the Poet)  Tom T. Hall 115 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Wild Horses The Great Divide 117 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Beer For My Horses Toby Keith & Willie Nelson 119 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
A Horse With No Name America 123 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
White Horse Laid Back 123 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Run Molly Run  Guy Davis 124 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
The Kentucky Derby  Matthew H. Phillips 126 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Stewball  Peter Paul & Mary 128 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
One Mint Julep Ray Charles 131 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Dark horse Katy Perry 132 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Molly and Tenbrooks (The Racehorse Song)  Bill Monroe 135 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Camptown Races  Dave Bruebeck 135 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Toast Time Chris Sernel ??? Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
We Let The Party Go On Dot Dot Dot ??? Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
I’m Going Back To Old Kentucky  Osborne Brothers 141 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Up On Cripple Creek The Band 145 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Derby Day Special Johnnie Johnson 146 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Goin’ To The Races Old & In The Way 147 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
I Ain’t Broke, But I’m Badly Bent  Old & In The Way 147 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
One Trick Pony MercyMe 150 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
The Angels Took My Racehorse Away  Richard Thompson 152 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This
Run For The Roses
Churchill Downs

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Kelly Clarkson - Thankful - A Moment Like This