Best Country Songs of All Time (Preferably 1980-Present)?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    1920s:

    "The Sinking of the Titanic" - Ernest V. Stoneman

    "The Prisoner's Song" - Vernon Dalhart

    "Allons a Lafayette" - Joe Falcon

    1930s:

    "Wabash Cannonball" - Roy Acuff & His Crazy Tennesseans

    "Wildwood Flower" - Carter Family

    "I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart" - Patsy Montana

    1940s:

    "Blues, Stay Away From Me" - Delmore Brothers

    "There's a Star-Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere" - Elton Britt

    "Signed, Sealed and Delivered" - Cowboy Copas

    1950s:

    "When I Stop Dreaming" - Louvin Brothers

    "The Three Bells" - the Browns

    "Slowly" - Webb Pierce

    1960s:

    "Blue Side of Lonesome" - Jim Reeves

    "Love's Gonna Live Here" - Buck Owens

    "Please Help Me, I'm Falling" - Hank Locklin

    1970s:

    "Borrowed Angel" - Mel Street

    "Coal Miner's Daughter" - Loretta Lynn

    "Bed of Rose's" - Statler Brothers

    1980s:

    "Highway 40 Blues" - Ricky Skaggs

    "I'm No Stranger to the Rain" - Keith Whitley

    "He Stopped Loving Her Today" - George Jones

    1990s:

    "Adalida" - George Strait

    "Go Rest High on That Mountain" - Vince Gill

    "Our Town" - Iris DeMent

    2000s:

    "Ira" - Charlie Louvin

    "Farewell Wagon Master" - Pam Gadd

    "Too Country" - Brad Paisley

  • Wayne
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    1 decade ago

    The best country songs , for the most part , were done before 1980

  • 1 decade ago

    most of the best real country songs were before 1980 but after 1980, I' dhve to nominate he stopped loving her today by george jones

  • 1 decade ago

    All my rowdy friends are coming over tonight, Hank Jr. all my rowdy friends have settled down, Hank Jr.,Where have you been?,Kathy Mattea, I've been every where,Hank Snow., Ten, Bobby Bare. If we make it through december, The Hag. Take this job and shove it, Johnny Paycheck. if I said you had a beautiful body, Bellamy Brothers. He's and old hippie, Bellamy Bros, there are always good songs coming along but for classics you should go previous 1980

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  • 1 decade ago

    David Allen Coe- You Never Even Called me by my Name

    Toby Keith- Talk About Me

    Dixie Chicks- Earl Has to Die

    Dolly Parton- Jolene

    Willie Nelson- Whisky River

    Johnny & June- Ring of Fire

  • 1 decade ago

    ....George Jones...He Stopped Loving Her Today...released in 1980

  • 1 decade ago

    Courtesy of The Red White and Blue by Toby Keith has got to be one of the all time greats of any period. A very patriotic and very catchy song.

    Source(s): My own opinion
  • 1 decade ago

    Rambling Man by Hank Williams

  • 1 decade ago

    Honky Tonk Heroes by Mr. Waylon Jennings. and Mama Tried by Merle Haggard.

  • 1 decade ago

    All Carrie Underwood songs!

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