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Classic Country Songs

Country songs have stood the test of time and many people have at least one such song in their guilty pleasure list. There are many music lovers who still admire country artists like Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Willie Nelson etc., and go absolutely crazy listening the soft guitar and the western style vocals of the genre.
Country music originated in 1920s, from the western and southern parts of the United States and gradually gained popularity amongst the masses. Here is a list as a tribute to artists like Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, Ray Price, George Jones, Eddy Arnold, Kitty Wells and countless others who have contributed significantly to the country genre and made it reach new heights of popularity and admiration like never before.

Best Classic Country Songs of All Time
  • 39 and Holding - Jerry Lee Lewis
  • 80's Ladies - K.T. Oslin
  • A Better Man - Clint Black
  • A Boy Named Sue - Johnny Cash
  • A Dozen Red Roses - Tammy Graham
  • A Sure Thing - Foster and Lloyd
  • Act Naturally - Buck Owens
  • Addicted - Dan Seals
  • Ain't Livin' Long Like This - Waylon Jennings
  • All My Ex's Live in Texas - George Strait
  • All The Gold In California - Gatlin Brothers
  • Almost Persuaded - David Houston
  • Always On. My Mind - Willie Nelson
  • Am I the Only One (Who's Ever Felt This Way) - Dixie Chicks
  • Amanda - Waylon Jennings
  • Amarillo By Morning - George Strait
  • Annie's Song - John Denver
  • Angel of the Morning - Juice Newton
  • Austin - Blake Shelton
  • Baby's Got a New Baby Now - SKO
  • Back to the Heartbreak Kid - Restless Heart
  • Battle of New Orleans - Johnny Horton
  • Bayou Boys - Eddy Raven
  • Behind Closed Doors - Charlie Rich
  • Big Dreams in a Small Town - Restless Heart
  • Blue Eyes Cryin' in the Rain - Willie Nelson
  • Blue Moon of Kentucky - Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys
  • Blue Moon with a Heartache - Rosanne Cash
  • Blue Yodel - Jimmie Rodgers
  • Bop - Dan Seals
  • Born To Lose - Ted Daffan
  • Broken Hearted Me - Anne Murray
  • Bye, Bye - Jo Dee Messina
  • Chiseled In Stone - Vern Gosdin
  • Coal Miner's Daughter - Loretta Lynn
  • Coat Of Many Colors - Dolly Parton
  • Cold, Cold Heart - Hank Williams, Sr.
  • Convoy -C.W. McCall
  • Cool Water - Sons Of The Pioneers
  • Countin' Flowers on the Wall - Statler Brothers
  • Coward of the County - Kenny Rogers
  • Crazy - Patsy Cline
  • Cryin' Time - Ray Charles
  • Daddy Never was the Cadillac Kind - Confederate Railroad
  • Danny's Song - Anne Murray
  • Dark Horse - Mila Mason
  • Desperado - Eagles
  • Detroit City - Bobby Bare
  • Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind - George Strait
  • Don't Ask Me How I Know - Bobby Pinson
  • Don't Come Home A'Drinkin' - Loretta Lynn
  • Don't Rock The Jukebox - Alan Jackson
  • Don't Touch Me - Jeannie Seely
  • Dream Walkin' - Toby Keith
  • Drifter - Sylvia
  • Dust on the Bottle - David Lee Murphy
  • Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses - Kathy Mattea
  • El Paso - Marty Robbins
  • Elvira - The Oak Ridge Boys
  • Every Little Thing - Carlene Carter
  • Every Which Way but Loose - Eddie Rabbit
  • Everything that Glitters Is Not Gold - Dan Seals
  • Faded Love - Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys
  • Family Tradition - Hank Williams Jr.
  • Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
  • For the Good Times - Ray Price
  • Forever and Ever, Amen - Randy Travis
  • Friends In Low Places - Garth Brooks
  • Funny How Time Slips Away - Willie Nelson
  • Galveston - Glen Campbell
  • Gentle On My Mind - Glen Campbell
  • Georgia On My Mind - Willie Nelson
  • Get Drunk and Be Somebody - Toby Keith
  • Give My Heart to You - Billy Ray Cyrus
  • Go Back - Chalee Tennison
  • God Bless The U.S.A - Lee Greenwood
  • Golden Ring - George Jones & Tammy Wynette
  • Good Old Boys - Waylon Jennings
  • Good Old Boys Like Me - Don Williams
  • Goodbye Earl - Dixie Chicks
  • Grandpa (Tell Me 'Bout the Good Old Days) - The Judds
  • Green, Green Grass Of Home - Porter Wagoner
  • Guitar Town - Steve Earle
  • Harper Valley P.T.A - Jeannie C. Riley
  • Has Anybody Seen Amy? - John and Audrey Wiggins
  • He Didn't Have to Be - Brad Paisley
  • He Stopped Loving Her Today - George Jones
  • He Thinks He'll Keep Her - Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • He Would be Sixteen - Michelle Wright
  • He'll Have To Go - Jim Reeves
  • He's a Heartache - Janie Fricke
  • Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis Presley
  • Heaven's Just A Sin Away - The Kendalls
  • Hello Darlin' - Conway Twitty
  • Help Me Make It Through The Night - Sammie Smith
  • Here In The Real World - Alan Jackson
  • Here's A Quarter - Travis Tritt
  • Hey Cinderella - Suzy Bogguss
  • Hey, Good Lookin' - Hank Williams Sr.
  • Highway 40 Blues - Ricky Skaggs
  • Hold On - Rosanne Cash
  • Holding Her, Loving You - Earl Tomas Conley
  • Holes in the Floor of Heaven - Steve Wariner
  • Hooked on an 8-Second Ride - Chris LeDoux
  • House of Cards - Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • I Can't Help It - Hank Williams Sr.
  • I Can't Stop Loving You - Don Gibson
  • I Don't Know Why You Don't Want Me - Rosanne Cash
  • I Fall To Pieces - Patsy Cline
  • I Hope You Dance - Lee Ann Womack
  • I Loved 'Em Every One - T.G. Sheppard
  • I Take My Chances - Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • I Walk the Line - Johnny Cash
  • I Will Always Love You - Dolly Parton
  • I Wouldn't Have Missed it for the World - Ronnie Milsap
  • I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song) - Brad Paisley
  • I'm in a Hurry (And Don't Know Why) - Alabama
  • I'm Moving On - Hank Snow
  • I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry - Hank Williams Sr.
  • I've Been Everywhere - Hank Snow
  • If I Could Only Win Your Love - Emmylou Harris
  • If We Make It Through December - Merle Haggard
  • In a Different Light - Doug Stone
  • In Love - Ronnie Milsap
  • Independence Day - Martina McBride
  • Innocent Man - Sherrie Austin
  • Inside - Ronnie Milsap
  • Is Anybody Going To San Antone - Charley Pride
  • It Was Almost Like A Song - Ronnie Milsap
  • It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels - Kitty Wells
  • It's Such a Small World - Rodney Crowell and Rosanne Cash
  • Jolene - Dolly Parton
  • Just Another Day in Paradise - Phil Vassar
  • Just My Luck - Kim Richey
  • Just to Satisfy You - Waylon Jennings
  • Kansas City Lights - Steve Wariner
  • Kaw-Liga - Charley Pride
  • Kentucky Rain - Elvis Presley
  • Kerosene - Miranda Lambert
  • King of the Road - Roger Miller
  • King of the World - BlackHawk
  • Kiss an Angel Good Morning - Charley Pride
  • L.A. International Airport - Susan Raye
  • Letting Go - Suzy Bogguss
  • Like Nothing Ever Happened - Sylvia
  • Like We Never Said Goodbye - Crystal Gayle
  • Lipstick Promises - George Ducas
  • Little Rock - Collin Raye
  • Living in a Moment - Ty Herndon
  • Long Black Veil - Lefty Frizzell
  • Lord, I Hope This Day is Good - Don Williams
  • Louisiana Saturday Night - Mel McDaniel
  • Love In The First Degree - Alabama
  • Lovesick Blues - Hank Williams Sr.
  • Make The World Go Away - Eddy Arnold
  • Making Believe - Emmylou Harris
  • Mama Knows the Highway - Hal Ketchum
  • Mama Tried - Merle Haggard
  • Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys - Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson
  • Maybe it was Memphis - Pam Tillis
  • Me and Emily - Rachel Proctor
  • Meet Me In Montana - Dan.Seals/Marie Osmond
  • Miracle Man - Smokin' Armadillos
  • My Baby Loves Me - Martina McBride
  • My Favorite Memory - Merle Haggard
  • My Girl Friday - Daron Norwood
  • My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys - Willie Nelson
  • My Maria - Brooks & Dunn
  • Never be You - Rosanne Cash
  • Night Life - Willie Nelson
  • Nobody - Sylvia
  • North To Alaska - Johnny Horton
  • Now I Know - Lari White
  • Oh Lonesome Me - Don Gibson
  • Okie From Muskogee - Merle Haggard
  • Ol' Red - Blake Shelton
  • Old Dogs, Children & Watermelon Wine - Tom T. Hall
  • Old Flame - Alabama
  • Old Hippie - Bellamy Brothers
  • On The Other Hand - Randy Travis
  • One Solitary Tear - Sherrie Austin
  • Orange Blossom Special - Johnny Cash
  • Pancho and Lefty, duet - Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard
  • Past the Point of Rescue - Hal Ketchum
  • Please Remember Me - Tim McGraw
  • Queen of Hearts - Juice Newton
  • Rainbow Stew - Merle Haggard
  • Reckless - Alabama
  • Riders in the Sky - Burl Ives
  • Riding with Private Malone - David Ball
  • Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
  • Rocky Top - Osborne Brothers
  • Rollin' With the Flow - Charlie Rich
  • Rose Colored Glasses - John Conlee
  • Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson
  • Runaway Train - Rosanne Cash
  • San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
  • Sea of Heartbreak - Don Gibson
  • Seven Year Ache - Rosanne Cash
  • Shadows in the Moonlight - Anne Murray
  • She Can't Love You - Boy Howdy
  • She Don't Love Nobody - Desert Rose Band
  • She Thinks His Name was John - Reba McEntire
  • She Thinks I Still Care - George Jones
  • She's Crazy for Leaving - Rodney Crowell
  • She's Got You - Patsy Cline
  • Sink the Bismarck - Johnny Horton
  • Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford
  • Sixteenth Avenue - Lacy J. Dalton
  • Sleeping Single in a Double Bed - Barbara Mandrell
  • Smoke Rings in the Dark - Gary Allan
  • Smoky Mountain Rain - Ronnie Milsap
  • Snowbird - Anne Murray
  • Somebody's Knockin' - Terri Gibbs
  • Someplace Far Away - Hal Ketchum
  • Something Like That - Tim McGraw
  • Stand By Your Man - Tammy Wynette
  • Still Losing You - Ronnie Milsap
  • Stranger in My House - Ronnie Milsap
  • Sunday Morning Coming Down - Johnny Cash
  • Sweet Dreams - Patsy Cline
  • Take This Job & Shove It - Johnny Paycheck
  • Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver
  • Take Your Memory With You - Vince Gill
  • Tempted - Marty Stuart
  • Tennessee Flat Top Box - Rosanne Cash
  • Tennessee Waltz - Patti Page
  • Texas Plates - Kellie Coffey
  • That Ain't My Truck - Rhett Akins
  • That Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine - Gene Autry
  • That's Just About Right - BlackHawk
  • The Battle of New Orleans - Johnny Horton
  • The Bluest Eyes in Texas - Restless Heart
  • The Cattle Call - Eddy Arnold
  • The Cheap Seats - Alabama
  • The City of New Orleans - Willie Nelson
  • The Dance - Garth Brooks
  • The Devil Went Down To Georgia - Charlie Daniels
  • The Gambler - Kenny Rogers
  • The Grand Tour - George Jones
  • The Highwaymen - Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings, and Johnny Cash
  • The Legend of Wooley Swamp - Charlie Daniels Band
  • The Little Girl - John Michael Montgomery
  • The Man in Black - Johnny Cash
  • The Sound of Goodbye - Crystal Gayle
  • The Thunder Rolls - Garth Brooks
  • The Way We Make a Broken Heart - Rosanne Cash
  • The Weekend - Steve Wariner
  • The Wild Side Of Life - Hank Thompson
  • There Stands The Glass - Webb Pierce
  • There's A Star Spangled Banner - Elton Britt
  • Three Wooden Crosses - Randy Travis
  • Today I Started Loving You Again - Merle Haggard
  • Together Again - Buck Owens
  • Tulsa Time - Don Williams
  • Tumbleweed - Sylvia
  • Tumbling Tumbleweeds - Sons Of The Pioneers
  • Uncle Pen - Bill Monroe
  • Wabash Cannonball - Roy Acuff
  • Waitin' on Joe - Steve Azar
  • Walking the Floor Over You - Ernest Tubb
  • Waltz Across Texas - Ernest Tubb
  • What They're Talking About - Rhett Akins
  • What's It to You? - Clay Walker
  • When Cowboys Didn't Dance - Lonestar
  • When I Call Your Name - Vince Gill
  • When She Cries - Restless Heart
  • When You Leave That Way You Can Never Go Back - Confederate Railroad
  • When You Think of Me - Mark Wills
  • Where Do the Nights Go? - Ronnie Milsap
  • Where've You Been? - Kathy Mattea
  • Whiskey River - Willie Nelson
  • Who's Cheatin' Who? - Charly McClain
  • Whoever's in New England - Reba McEntire
  • Why Have You Left the One You Left Me For? - Crystal Gayle
  • Why They Call it Falling - Lee Ann Womack
  • Wild One - Faith Hill
  • Wildwood Flower - Carter Family
  • Will The Circle Be Unbroken - Carter Family
  • Witchita Lineman - Glen Campbell
  • Words by Heart - Billy Ray Cyrus
  • Wreck of the Old 97 - Vernon Dalhart
  • Y'all Come Back Saloon - Oak Ridge Boys
  • You Are My Sunshine - Jimmie Davis
  • You Never Even Called Me by My Name - David Allan Coe
  • You're The Reason God Made Oklahoma - D.Frizzell/S.West
  • Your Cheatin' Heart - Hank Williams Sr.
  • Your Own Little Corner of My Heart - BlackHawk
Well, the list is endless. These are just a select few out of the innumerable memorable songs of the genre. I am sure the names in this list will bring back special memories to all of you music lovers and will make you listen to these songs again and again.
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