But the Nashville songwriting complex still operates on a series of codes and traditions you won’t find in rock, pop or any other genre.
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Second, the song is conceptually about rules, even if it doesn't specifically mention that word.
Country has never been as open to experimenting as it is right now – from Kacey Musgraves singing about same-sex kissing to Florida Georgia Line cruising with Nelly.
We've included You Tube videos to accompany the songs when available, so think of this page as a rules songs playlist.
Some of the songs below include The Mob Rules by Black Sabbath, When the Heart Rules the Mind by GTR, and Rules for Breakfast by Cass Elliot. First, the song has rule in the title or lyrics, or some close variation of that word.