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The 100 Most Romantic Country Songs Ever Written
A list of what we feel are the best country love songs through the ages. You may or may not agree, but these are our choices.
The 100 Best Country Artists of All Time
Full List of the Top 100 Country Music Artists of All Time, as compiled by your Guide and Staff of AboutCountry.
Top 500 Country Music Songs - Print-friendly list
Top 500 Country Music Songs - Print-friendly List
The Top 25 Country Singers of All Time
These classic country singers are essential listening.
Cry Along with the 25 Saddest Country Songs of...
Thousands of sad country songs have been recorded over the years. This is a list of 25 of our favorite sad country songs of all time.
Our 20 Top Picks for Sexiest Country Love Songs
Get in the mood with this sextastic assortment of country love songs.
What are the Top 100 Country Songs of the '90s?
Full list of the Top 100 Country Songs of the 1990s as chosen by Shelly Fabian, Guide to Country Music at About.com.
Pick Yourself Up with These 10 Inspirational...
These are 10 of the best country songs that have an inspirational theme to them. These are songs that talk about inspiring people or themes.
75 Great Country Songs About Love Gone Wrong
A list of country music songs with an anti-love theme, where love just doesn't work out.
The 10 Funniest Country Songs Ever Written
Laugh along to these hilarious country songs from Blake Shelton, Johnny Cash, and others.
The 100 Best Country Songs of the '90s
Top 100 Country Songs of the 1990s - Archive
The 25 Greatest Groups in Country Music History
The Carter Family battle the Dixie Chicks in this rundown of the top group acts in country music.
The 10 Best Country Songs about Moms and...
Here is a list of our Top 10 Favorite Country Songs for Mothers.
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 1 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 1 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
Learn to Play These 10 Country Songs on Guitar...
Here are ten Contemporary country songs that you can learn to play on guitar in 15 minutes. No guarantees on the exact time it will take to learn, but these are all very easy songs with no more than 3-4 different chords per song.
Say "I Do" with These Country Wedding Songs
Need to find a tune for the big day? Look no further than this list of the best wedding love songs.
The 10 Most Patriotic Country Songs of All Time
Patriotic Country, Patriotic Country Songs, Lists, Best Patriotic Country Songs of All Time, 8th of November, Arlington, Courtesy of the Red White and Blue, Fightin' Side of Me, God Bless the U.S.A., If You're Reading This, The Ballad of Ira Hayes, Only in America, Some Gave All, Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning), Big & Rich, Trace Adkins, Toby Keith, Merle Haggard, Lee Greenwood, Tim McGraw, Johnny Cash, Brooks & Dunn, Billy Ray Cyrus, Alan Jackson
What Country Song Are You Quiz
Take our quiz to find out which country song best fits you.
Who are the 100 Greatest Country Artists of All...
The Top 100 Country Music Artists of All Time, as compiled by your Guide and Staff of AboutCountry.
Top 20 Country Music Cheating Songs
Who's cheating who? These top cheating songs have something to say about the matter.
Top 10 Summer Songs
The best country songs of the summer.
Who Are the Most Influential Artists in Country...
This is a list of the ten most influential singers in the history of country music. Hank Williams, George Jones, Jimmie Rodgers, Kitty Wells, Lefty Frizzell, Roy Acuff, Loretta Lynn, Ernest Tubb, Eddy Arnold and Merle Haggard were all instrumental in elevating country music into the powerhouse genre it is today.
The 10 Best Country Tunes about Dads and...
Dads get props from Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw, and Trace Adkins in these fine country songs that show appreciation.
Use These 20 Country Songs for Your Spring...
Here are our suggestions for twenty of the best songs to make your spring break vacation playlist.
Check Out These Country Music Festivals in 2014
Your guide to 2014's spring and summer country music festivals.
21 Must-Know Country Songs from the 1990s
Top 100 Country Songs of the 1990s - Part 2 - 80 - 61
Our Favorite Country Songs from the 1990s
Top 100 Country Songs of the 1990s - Part 4 - 40 - 21
The 20 Best Anti-Love Songs in Country Music...
Not every love story has a happy ending. Here are the top 20 songs we feel are the best songs about love that's gone wrong.
Top 20 Country Gospel Songs
A collection of the best gospel country songs.
The Best Country Songs to Come Out of the 1990s
Top 100 Country Songs of the 1990s - Part 3 - 60 - 41
Top 10 Country Songs About Work
Want to tell your boss to take this job and shove it? These classic country songs about work are sure to speak to you.
Cream of the Crop: The Top 10 Country Love...
I have compiled what I feel are the Top 10 Country Love songs of all time. The list is based on my own personal preference, taking into consideration songs that have had large impacts on country music. Each song includes my thoughts on the song, and links to lyrics, a place to download the song, and a link to the album on which the song can be found.
Yee-Haw! It's the 10 Best Party Songs in...
We list the Ten Best Country Music Party Songs. Turn 'em up and get your party started!
The Top 20 Country Love Songs of the 90s
Country Music in the 1990s was quite the popular time, with big acts like Alan Jackson, George Strait and Garth Brooks. It's also where the term
Our 12 Favorite Movies Featuring Country Music
The greatest movies ever made about country music.
The 10 Hottest Females in Country Music
View our list of the hottest females in country music. View some eye candy of each lady, and the reason they were chosen.
The Top 10 Taylor Swift Songs
Sean Dooley reveals his picks for the top ten Taylor Swift songs.
The History of Country Music
Beginning with the first mass-produced recordings on Victor Records of Jimmie Rodgers and The Carter Family to famous Class of 1989 (Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Clint Black and Dwight Yoakam), the history of country music has witnessed the genre progress from a small regional sub-genre to the massive powerhouse country music is today. Ernest Tubb, Bob Wills, Bill Monroe, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and Hank Williams are just some of the pioneering superstars who made country music what it is today.
The 10 Best Country Songs About Riding Tractors
Songs about tractors are the strangest new country sub-genre.
The 10 Best Songs by George Strait
He's the King of Country Music with 57 Number One songs to his name. His career has spanned three decades, and he is the ACM Artist of the Decade for the millennium. I can't think of a song that he's recorded that has been a dud. It was a difficult decision, but I've picked ten of what I consider to be his very best songs to create the ultimate George Strait playlist.
What Are the Top Selling Country Albums of All...
Top Selling Country Albums, Best Sellers, Best Selling Country Albums Top 10 Best Selling Country Albums of All Time, Country Music
Top 100 Country Music Artists of All Time
Top 100 Country Music Artists of All Time - No. 1 - Johnny Cash
Swoon Over the Top 20 Country Love Songs of the...
Country music in the 1980s was the era of Urban Cowboy - the movie that started the craze, and really brought country music to the forefront. I've combed through several resources of songs that were #1 hits in the 1980s, and picked 20 of my favorites. Each link takes you to a site where you can download the track. Mix and match decades, as you'll find my other picks from the 1970s, 1990s and love songs from the millennium, and create a romantic collection of music.
George Strait - The Singles with Chart History
View a list of all the singles that George Strait has released in his career, plus the albums they came from, the date of release, and the peak position on the charts.
Here's What You Need to Know About Luke Bryan
Luke Bryan rose to become one of country music's hottest new stars and songwriters in the late 2000s. Read this biography to learn all about his life and career.
The 10 Best Country Love Songs
No cheatin' hearts. No worried minds. These upbeat country songs take an optimistic look at love.
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 10 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 10 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
Top 10 Spooky Country Songs
Stories of the devil, ghosts of country stars come back to life, and a trucker who gave his life to save a school bus full of children. These are some of the stories in these spooky, and some not quite as spooky songs that make great Halloween listening.
Top 10 Zac Brown Band Songs
#10-The Wind was the first single from Uncaged, the band's third studio album. Mike Judge, creator of Beavis and Butthead, directed the tune's quirky video.
The Top 10 Songs by Eric Church
Eric Church has been making great country songs since his 2006 debut 'Sinners Like Me.' These are the best.
The Best Country Album Cover Artwork
From Dolly Parton to Johnny Cash, here are the best country album covers of all time.
Top 20 Country Music Love Songs of the 1970s
Country Music in the 1970s brings to mind songs from artists like Loretta Lynn, Conway Twitty, Ronnie Milsap, Kenny Rogers, and many more. I've combed through several resources of songs that were #1 hits in the 1970, and picked 20 of my favorites. Each link takes you to a site where you can download the track. Mix and match decades, as you'll find my other picks from the 1980s, 1990s and love songs from the millennium, and create a romantic collection of music.
The Top 100 Country Music Artists of All Time -...
The Top 100 Country Music Artists of All Time, as compiled by your Guide and Staff of AboutCountry.
Bottoms Up: Country's Top 10 Drinking Songs
This is a list of the top ten country drinking songs, which includes classics by George Jones, Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash, Garth Brooks, Willie Nelson, Roger Miller, Merle Haggard, Webb Pierce and Jim Ed Browns. From George Jones'
The 10 Best Keith Urban Songs
Sean Dooley reveals his picks for the top ten Keith Urban songs.
The Best Country Love Songs from the 70s, 80s,...
I've combed through several resources of songs over the past forty years to find the Top 20 Country Love Songs by Decade. All the songs on the lists are at least Top 20 hits. Many of them were Top 5 or better.
Top 10 Jason Aldean Songs
Jason Aldean's very best songs from his 2005 debut to 'Night Train.'
Is George Strait's Final Tour Coming to Your...
Concert dates for George Strait's farewell tour.
The Top 10 Songs by Brad Paisley
Sean Dooley reveals his picks for the Top 10 Brad Paisley songs.
Top 10 Blake Shelton Songs
Explore Blake Shelton's very best songs, from 'Austin' to 'Sure Be Cool If You Did.'
10 Best Country Songs That Have the Waterways...
Country music and boats go together like... country and trucks.
Marty Slayton
Marty Slayton Bio. Country Music.
Country Music Quiz - Which Female Country Star...
Take our quiz to find out which country female star you are most like.
George Strait Biography
Biography of country music legend George Strait.
Top 200 Most Influential Country Music Albums...
Top 200 Most Influential Country Music Albums of All Time - Part 1 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
Jason Aldean Biography
Biography of country music star Jason Aldean.
Best Football Songs
The best football songs ever recorded.
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 2 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 2 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
Joe Nichols - Profile
Profile and biography on country music superstar Joe Nichols.
Make an Alan Jackson Playlist with These 15 Songs
I've chosen fifteen of my favorite songs (listed alphabetically) by this country music singer who has sold more than 50 million albums.
Travis Tritt - The Very Best of Travis Tritt
Jolene reviews Travis Tritt's 'The Very Best of Travis Tritt' CD.
A Beginner's Guide to Taylor Swift
Biography of country music star Taylor Swift.
Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics Index
Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics Index: guitar tabs chords top 500 country songs artist indexes black tabs lyrics dierks bentley
10 Most Influential Women of Country Music
In honor of Women's History Month, I've compiled a list of the Top 10 most influential female artists of country music, and created a spotlight for each of them. The women I've chosen are based on their total influence on other artists, record sales, and other data. I've listed them in roughly in a timeline sequence.
Before Whitney, Dolly Dominated 'I Will Always...
Learn the complete history to ''I Will Always Love You,'' originally written by Dolly Parton and performed by Whitney Houston on the Bodyguard soundtrack.
Connie Smith Biography
Meet Connie Smith, the latest inductee to the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 3 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 3 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
10 Traditional Country Songs You Can Learn on...
Here are ten traditional country songs that you can learn to play on guitar in 15 minutes. No guarantees on the exact time it will take to learn, but these are all very easy songs with no more than 3-4 different chords per song.
Garth Brooks Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
Garth Brooks Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics: guitar tabs chords top 500 country songs brooks alabama friends in low places tab tab friends
Top 15 Driving Songs
Need a tune for the road? They country driving songs have you covered.
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 9 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 9 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
Get Your Country Music Ringtones at These 5 Sites
A list of sites where you can find country music ringtones for your cellphone.
The Essential Johnny Cash: 10 Albums You Should...
A collection of the Top 10 Johnny Cash CDs that every fan should have.
10 Best Country Artists of the 1990s
Country music artists who made the biggest impact on the industry based on No. 1 records, number of Top 40 singles, album sales and popular tours.
Tim McGraw Biography
Biography of Country Music Star Tim McGraw.
The Country Music Hall of Fame
Find out who's in the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Kenny Chesney - Biography
A biography of Kenny Chesney, including profile, discography and songs.
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 4 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 4 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
The Top 10 Songs by Miranda Lambert
Here are Miranda Lambert's best songs -- from her 2005 debut to her latest album 'Four the Record.'
Rascal Flatts Biography
Biography of country music group Rascal Flatts.
Country Song of the Week: 'Stand by Your Man'
Depending on the listener, Stand by Your Man is either a heartfelt song about staying the course -- or an ugly holdover from an era when women were encourage
Fifteen Best Country Road Trip Songs
I don't know about you, but each time I get in my car, no matter if I'm just driving a few miles to the local grocery store, or 100 miles to fly off on a vacation, I have to have my country music with me. I've compiled a list of some of my favorite songs to create the ultimate road trip playlist.
Alan Jackson Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
Alan Jackson Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics: guitar tabs chords short sweet ride top 500 country songs neon rainbow rainbow crd
Top 10 Country Songs of Summer
Your AboutCountry staff has chosen 10 of our favorite country songs of summer.
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 5 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 5 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
Top Ten Picks - Bluegrass
Top Ten Picks - Bluegrass: earl scruggs and friends dan tyminski barry bales earl scruggs fiddle players
Who Are Little Big Town?
A biography of vocal quartet Little Big Town, including its founding, profiles of its members and list of popular songs and albums.
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 8 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 8 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
Best of Dierks Bentley Playlist
I've chosen fifteen of my favorite Dierks Bentley songs (listed in alphabetical order) to create the ultimate Dierks Bentley playlist.
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 7 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 7 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
Country Music Jokes
A collection of jokes about country music.
Country Music Trivia Central - Index of all the...
Country Music Trivia Central: country music trivia question trivia quiz word search puzzles country music country country trivia
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 6 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 6 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
Top 10 Country Rock Albums
What happens when country and rock mix? Often, magic. That's the case with these classic country rock albums from the '60s and '70s.
Jamey Johnson - Biography
A biography of Jamey Johnson, including profile, discography and songs.
Best of Rascal Flatts Playlist
I've chosen fifteen of my favorite Rascal Flatts songs (listed in alphabetical order) to make the ultimate Rascal Flatts playlist.
Country Music Genres
Find out about different types of country music, from bluegrass to country rock and beyond.
Top 10 Hottest Country Males
View my list of the hottest guys in country music. View some eye candy of each guy, and the reason they I chose them.
Hank Williams Biography
Get the lowdown on the short, wild life of country singer Hank Williams.
Alan Jackson - Biography
A biography of Alan Jackson, including profile, discography and songs.
Our 20 Favorite Country Christmas Songs
There are so many different versions of Christmas tunes that it was hard to pick my favorites, but I've come down to 20 that I think are the Best Country Christmas Songs around.
The Best of Brad Paisley Playlist
I've chosen ten of what I feel are Brad Paisley's best songs to make the ultimate Brad Paisley playlist.
Lady Antebellum Biography
Profile and biography on Country Music Association Vocal Group of the Year Lady Antebellum.
Top 10 Essential George Strait Albums
A collection of the Top 10 George Strait albums that every fan should have.
Keith Urban Biography
Biography of Country Music Star Keith Urban.
Eric Church Biography
Biography of Country Music Star Eric Church.
The
George Strait won Entertainer of the Year at the 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards.
Top Ten Picks - Classic Country Females
Top Ten Picks - Classic Country Females: true country music stand by your man tammy wynette country in my genes grass is blue singing heart
Top 10 Most Influential Country Albums
Discover the musical roots of today's biggest country stars with these albums that continue to inspire.
Top 5 Recommended Artists If you Like Taylor...
There isn't really another artist in country music that is just like her, but these 5 female artists have a similar pop-country style.
Best Country Music Soundtracks
Music always adds a little bit of a zing to any motion picture. Sometimes there are movies where the music is an integral part of the picture, and other times it's just window dressing.
Cole Swindell Biography
Get the latest info on country singer Cole Swindell.

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