How is it possible that we made it to 2011 before posting such a list? Jackie Stammen, a former Opry staffer who now works in artist management, presents below her picks of Country Music’s Top 10 Mullets of All Time. Comb through her entries and see if you agree with her picks. Let her know if she gave a favorite artist of yours the brush off by leaving a comment.
10. VINCE GILL – Vince Gill’s barely there mullet has just enough umph to secure him the tenth best mullet in country music.
9. TRACY LAWRENCE – Indeed, Time Marches On and thank goodness hairstyles march on as well! The fluffy locks of Tracy Lawrence slide in at No. 9 on the list.
8. JOE DIFFIE – Joe Diff-initely had some Texas-sized hair to go with his “Texas-Sized Heartache.” So big, in fact, that it garnered him the eighth best mullet in country music.
7. BLAKE SHELTON – Number 7, Blake Shelton, held on to those long, luscious locks for as long as he could before finally having a little “Goodbye Time” with them.
6. NEAL McCOY – A mullet with so much body – like Neal McCoy’s – makes it easy to “shake it to the left” and “shake it to the right” and then shake it on up to the sixth Best Mullet in Country Music.
5. TOBY KEITH – Toby Keith sang, “I Wanna Talk About Me” but all I wanna do is talk about his mullet! Post-mullet, Toby recorded, “How Do You Like Me Now?!” and to that I must answer, better than with the poof; however, that poof is country music’s 5th best.
4. TRAVIS TRITT – Travis, I also smell a little T-R-O-U-B-L-E. Or should I say, I see a little T-R-O-U-B-L-E…
3. KEITH URBAN – It’s hard to believe that the third Best Mullet in Country Music belongs to Mr. Keith Urban, considering how finely manicured his coiffure is these days.
2. DIAMOND RIO – What’s better than one mullet? Six mullets…enough said!
1. BILLY RAY CYRUS – The No. 1 spot belongs to none other than the man who made the mullet famous. Not only did Billy Ray Cyrus give his female fans “Achy-Breaky Hearts,” but he also catapulted the mullet to an all new level. His particular style perfectly embodies the ever-popular saying about mullets, “business in the front, party in the back.”