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1964 "DANG ME," Roger Miller, composer
1965 "KING OF THE ROAD," Roger Miller, composer
1966 "ALMOST PERSUADED," Billy Sherrill, Glen Sutton, composers
1967 "GENTLE ON MY MIND," John Hartford, composer
1968 "LITTLE GREEN APPLES," Bobby Russell, composer
1969 "A BOY NAMED SUE," Shel Silverstein, composer
1970 "MY WOMAN, MY WOMAN, MY WIFE," Marty Robbins, composer
1971 "HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT," Kris Kristofferson, Fred Foster, composers
1972 "KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNIN'," Ben Peters, composer
1973 "BEHIND CLOSED DOORS," Kenny O'Dell, composer
1974 "A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG," Norris Wilson & Billy Sherrill, composers
1975 "(HEY WON'T YOU PLAY) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG," Chips Moman & Larry Butler, composers
1976 "BROKEN LADY," Larry Gatlin, composer
1977 "DON'T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE," Richard Leigh, composer
1978 "THE GAMBLER," Don Schlitz, composer
1979 "YOU DECORATED MY LIFE," Bob Morrison, Debbie Hupp, composers
1980 "ON THE ROAD AGAIN," Willie Nelson, composer
1981 "9 TO 5," Dolly Parton, composer
1982 "ALWAYS ON MY MIND," Johnny Christopher, Wayne Carson, Mark James, songwriters
1983 "STRANGER IN MY HOUSE," Mike Reid, songwriter
1984 "CITY OF NEW ORLEANS," Steve Goodman, songwriter
1985 "HIGHWAYMAN," Jimmy L. Webb, songwriter
1986 "GRANDPA (TELL ME 'BOUT THE GOOD OLD DAYS)," Jamie O'Hara, songwriter
1987 "FOREVER AND EVER, AMEN," Paul Overstreet & Don Schlitz, songwriters
1988 "HOLD ME," K.T. Oslin, songwriter
1989 "AFTER ALL THIS TIME," Rodney Crowell, songwriter
1990 "WHERE'VE YOU BEEN," Jon Vezner & Don Henry, songwriters
1991 "LOVE CAN BUILD A BRIDGE," Naomi Judd, John Jarvis & Paul Overstreet, songwriters
1992 "I STILL BELIEVE IN YOU," Vince Gill & John Barlow Jarvis, songwriters
1993 "PASSIONATE KISSES," Lucinda Williams, songwriter
1994 "I SWEAR," Gary Baker & Frank J. Myers, songwriters
1995 "GO REST HIGH ON THAT MOUNTAIN," Vince Gill, songwriter
1996 "BLUE," Bill Mack, songwriter
1997 "BUTTERFLY KISSES," Bob Carlisle and Randy Thomas, composers
1998 "YOU'RE STILL THE ONE," Shania Twain & Robert John "Mutt" Lange, composers
1999 "COME ON OVER," Shania Twain & Robert John "Mutt" Lange, composers
2000 "I HOPE YOU DANCE," Mark D. Sanders & Tia Sillers, songwriters
2001 "THE LUCKY ONE," Robert Lee Castleman, songwriter
2002 "WHERE WERE YOU (WHEN THE WORLD STOPPED TURNING)," Alan Jackson, songwriter
2003 "IT'S FIVE O'CLOCK SOMEWHERE," Jim "Moose" Brown & Don Rollins, songwriters
2004 "LIVE LIKE YOU WERE DYING," Tim Nichols & Craig Wiseman, songwriters
2005 "BLESS THE BROKEN ROAD," Bobby Boyd, Jeff Hanna & Marcus Hummon, songwriters
2006 "JESUS TAKE THE WHEEL," Brett James, Hillary Lindsey & Gordie Sampson, songwriters
2007 "BEFORE HE CHEATS," Josh Kear, Chris Tompkins, songwriters
2008 "STAY," Jennifer Nettles, songwriter


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