Songs can literally be defined as the soundtracks of our lives.  Music can trigger memories or create new ones.  But more importantly, music reminds us of home and where we come from.

South Dakota is called home to over 880,000 residents.  Every once in a while, people leave home temporarily for a vacation or a more permanent basis for a new opportunity.  So if any South Dakotan is feeling homesick while embarking on his/her new adventure, here are 12 songs to remind you of the state of "Great Faces, Great Places."

Some of the songs I grew up with, others I had a little help thanks to an article from Only In Your State.

What song reminds you about South Dakota?

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