Just for Kix: In Honor of Kix Brooks’ Birthday Today, We’re Kix-Starting Things With an 11-Song Playlist

Just for Kix: In Honor of Kix Brooks’ Birthday Today, We’re Kix-Starting Things With an 11-Song Playlist

Kix Brooks is celebrating his 62nd birthday today (May 12). To help celebrate the birth of one-half of the greatest country music duo of all time, Brooks & Dunn, we’ve created a Kix-centric playlist for everyone to enjoy.

1. “Brand New Man” – Brooks & Dunn, 1991

  • Written by Kix Brooks, Ronnie Dunn and Don Cook
  • Title track of Brooks & Dunn’s 1991 debut album
  • Brooks & Dunn’s first No. 1 song

2. “Modern Day Romance” – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 1985

  • Written by Kix Brooks and Dan Tyler
  • The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s second No. 1 song

3. “Red Dirt Road” – Brooks & Dunn, 2003

  • Written by Kix Brooks, Ronnie Dunn and Mark Wright
  • A title track that went No. 1 for Brooks & Dunn in 2003

4. “Mama Don’t Get Dressed Up for Nothing” – Brooks & Dunn, 1996

  • Written by Kix Brooks, Ronnie Dunn and Don Cook
  • Kix sings lead vocals
  • Reached No. 13 on the Billboard chart

5. “Rock My World (Little Country Girl)” – Brooks & Dunn, 1993

  • Written by Bill LaBounty and Steve O’Brien
  • Kix sings lead vocals
  • No. 2 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart in 1993

6. “Lost and Found” – Brooks & Dunn, 1992

  • Written by Kix Brooks and Don Cook
  • First Brooks & Dunn single to feature Kix singing lead vocals
  • Peaked at No. 6 on Billboard

7. “New To This Town” – Kix Brooks, 2012

  • Written by Kix Brooks, Marv Green and Terry McBride
  • Produced by Kix Brooks and Rascal Flatts’ Jay DeMarcus

8. “Only In America” – Brooks & Dunn, 2001

  • Written by Kix Brooks, Don Cook and Ronnie Rogers
  • No. 1 in 2001

9. “Sacred Ground” – McBride and The Ride, 1992

  • Written by Kix Brooks and Vernon Rust
  • Kix Brooks originally recorded this song for his self-titled solo album in 1989. McBride and the Ride took it to No. 2, the band’s highest chart performance.

10. “My Next Broken Heart” – Brooks & Dunn, 1991

  • Written by Kix Brooks, Don Cook and Ronnie Dunn
  • “My Next Broken Heart” was Brooks & Dunn’s second consecutive No. 1 song following their debut single, “Brave New Man”

11. “You’re Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone” – Brooks & Dunn, 1995

  • Written by Kix Brooks, Don Cook and Ronnie Dunn
  • Kix sang the lead vocals and earned Brooks & Dunn its 9th No. 1 song


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