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Rednex is a Swedish music group that in the mid- 1990s some major international hits scored. They are best known for the hits Cotton Eye Joe and Old pop in an oak. Both numbers were in the genre Countryhouse, an unusual mix of country and house-music.

Rednex was founded in Stockholm in 1992. The group soon moved to Amsterdam, in this city because of the climate and its impact on the international house scene.

The composition of Rednex is changed several times over the years. In Netherlands, the group scored three hits, in addition to the previously mentioned Cotton Eye Joe (that the number 1-position) and Old pop in an oak, scored Rednex also with the ballad "Wish you were here.

Rednex the group that is In Germany since 1980 has been most weeks at number 1, with a total of 25 weeks.

The band name Rednex, or Rednecks, refers to people from the Southern States of the United States. These are the States that make up the country-culture was derived; the culture that is evident in the video clips of Rednex.

Discography[Edit]Edit

Single (s) with chart positions

in the Flemish Ultratop 50

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Cotton Eye Joe 1994 03-09-1994 1 21
Old Pop In An Oak 1994 10-12-1994 2 12
Wish You Were Here 1995 10-06-1995 50 1
Single (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Top 40

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Cotton Eye Joe 1994 06-08-1994 1 (2 wk) 15
Old Pop In An Oak 1994 03-12-1994 11 7
Wish You Were Here 1995 27-05-1995 26 9
The Way I Mate 1999 04-03-2000 58 5
The Spirit Of The Hawk 2000 29-07-2000 78 4

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