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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.
The Biggest Scandals in Country Music
Here are the biggest controversies, dust-ups, drug busts, and insane behavior ever to have involved a country singer.
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.
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.
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.
The 25 Saddest Country Songs of All Time
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.
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 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
Top 20 Country Music Cheating Songs
Who's cheating who? These top cheating songs have something to say about the matter.
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
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 1 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 1 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
The 10 Best Country Songs about Moms and...
Here is a list of our Top 10 Favorite Country Songs for Mothers.
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.
What Country Song Are You Quiz
Take our quiz to find out which country song best fits you.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Top 20 Country Gospel Songs
A collection of the best gospel country songs.
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.
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 Best Country Songs to Come Out of the 1990s
Top 100 Country Songs of the 1990s - Part 3 - 60 - 41
Top 100 Country Music Artists of All Time
Top 100 Country Music Artists of All Time - No. 1 - Johnny Cash
Check Out These Country Music Festivals in 2014
Your guide to 2014's spring and summer country music festivals.
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 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
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.
The 10 Best Country Songs About Riding Tractors
Songs about tractors are the strangest new country sub-genre.
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.
Our 12 Favorite Movies Featuring Country Music
The greatest movies ever made about country music.
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!
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
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.
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.
Jason Aldean Biography
Biography of country music star Jason Aldean.
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 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.
Jason Aldean's Burn It Down Tour 2014
Concert dates for Jason Aldean's 2014 tour.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Miranda Lambert Costume
Country Music Halloween Costume Ideas - Dress up like Miranda Lambert. Page 7.
Top 200 Most Influential Country Music Albums...
Top 200 Most Influential Country Music Albums of All Time - Part 1 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
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
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.
Taylor Swift Costume
Country Music Halloween Costume Ideas - Dress up like Taylor Swift. Page 8.
Carrie Underwood Costume
Country Music Halloween Costume Ideas - Dress up like Carrie Underwood. Page 9.
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.
Best Football Songs
The best football songs ever recorded.
Matt's Songwriter Spotlight - Phillip White
Matt gives a little background on a country songwriter bi-weekly. This week's article is on Phillip White.
Country Music Quiz - Which Female Country Star...
Take our quiz to find out which country female star you are most like.
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.
Mega Country Music Trivia Quiz
Mega Country Music Trivia Quiz: country music trivia music trivia quiz country trivia quiz test music knowledge
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 2 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 2 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
Dolly Parton Costume
Country Music Halloween Costume Ideas - Dress up like Dolly Parton. Page 11.
Get Your Country Music Ringtones at These 5 Sites
A list of sites where you can find country music ringtones for your cellphone.
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.
Eric Church Biography
Biography of Country Music Star Eric Church.
Reba McEntire Costume
Country Music Halloween Costume Ideas - Dress up like Reba McEntire. Page 10.
Top 10 Blake Shelton Songs
Explore Blake Shelton's very best songs, from 'Austin' to 'Sure Be Cool If You Did.'
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.
Top 15 Driving Songs
Need a tune for the road? They country driving songs have you covered. Page 2.
The Essential Johnny Cash: 10 Albums You Should...
A collection of the Top 10 Johnny Cash CDs that every fan should have.
The 10 Best Keith Urban Songs
Sean Dooley reveals his picks for the top ten Keith Urban songs.
Willie Nelson Costume
Country Music Halloween Costume Ideas - Dress up like Willie Nelson. Page 6.
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'
Shania Twain Costume
Country Music Halloween Costume Ideas - Dress up like Shania Twain. Page 12.
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 3 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 3 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
The Top 10 Taylor Swift Songs
Sean Dooley reveals his picks for the top ten Taylor Swift songs.
Worst Taylor Swift Songs... Ever
Taylor Swift gets a critical takeout in this rundown of the country singer's worst songs. Page 4.
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
Top 15 Best Country Christmas Albums
Best Country Christmas Albums, Country Music, Christmas Music, Martina McBride, White Christmas, Patty Loveless, Bluegrass and White Snow, Brad Paisley, Brad Paisley Christmas, Alan Jackson, Honky Tonk Christmas, Trisha Yearwood, Sweetest Gift, George Strait, Classic Christmas, Brooks & Dunn, It Won't Be Christmas Without You, Kenny Chesney, All I Want For Christmas is a Real Good Tan, Lee Ann Womack, The Season for Romance, Faith Hill, Joy to the World
Glen Campbell Biography
Glen Campbell's fusion of pop and country took him all the way to the top of the charts.
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 9 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 9 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
Country Music Genres
Find out about different types of country music, from bluegrass to country rock and beyond.
Connie Smith Biography
Meet Connie Smith, the latest inductee to the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 4 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 4 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
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.
Kenny Chesney - Biography
A biography of Kenny Chesney, including profile, discography and songs.
Hank Williams Biography
Get the lowdown on the short, wild life of country singer Hank Williams.
Top 10 Summer Songs
The best country songs of the summer.
The Top 10 Songs by Brad Paisley
Sean Dooley reveals his picks for the Top 10 Brad Paisley songs.
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 8 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 8 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
10 Best Country Songs That Have the Waterways...
Country music and boats go together like... country and trucks.
Johnny Cash: Drugs and June Carter Cash
Explore the life of country music legend Johnny Cash. Page 3.
Blake Shelton Costume
Country Music Halloween Costume Ideas - Dress up like Blake Shelton. Page 5.
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.
Top 10 Jason Aldean Songs
Jason Aldean's very best songs from his 2005 debut to 'Night Train.'
Blake Shelton - Biography
When Oklahoma native Blake Shelton made the decision to move to Nashville, little did he know that stardom would come to him fairly quickly.
Merle Haggard Biography
Merle Haggard is one of the greatest singers and songwriters in country music history. Find out all about his amazing life and career.
Various Artists - Broken Bridges Original...
Bottom Line: With the release of Broken Bridges Toby Keith is taking his career to another level. Every
Johnny Paycheck Biography
Profile of country music artist Johnny Paycheck.
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.
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 5 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 5 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
The Country Music Hall of Fame
Find out who's in the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Johnny Cash Dead at Age 71
Johnny Cash dead at Age 71: country music legend louisiana hayride orange blossom special american iii solitary man madison square garden
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 6 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 6 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
Travis Tritt - The Very Best of Travis Tritt
Jolene reviews Travis Tritt's 'The Very Best of Travis Tritt' CD.
George Strait Biography
Biography of country music legend George Strait.
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 7 - Guitar...
Top 500 Country Music Songs Part 7 - Guitar Tabs, Chords & Lyrics
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
Rascall Flatts Lip Sync and Suffer the...
What's so wrong with peace, love and lip-syncing? A lot if you listen to Rascall Flatts fans. Or, should I say, former Rascall Flatts fans? Seriously? If
Country Music Jokes
A collection of jokes about country music.
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.
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.
Top Ten Picks - Bluegrass
Top Ten Picks - Bluegrass: earl scruggs and friends dan tyminski barry bales earl scruggs fiddle players
Eric Church Announces 2014 World Tour
Eric Church and his band of rebels will be criss-crossing North America this year. The country singer has just announced dates his 2014 Outsiders World Tour.
Miranda Lambert Releases Tracklist for 'Platinum'
Miranda Lambert has released the track list for her upcoming album Platinum. And with a name like that, no one's going to accuse her of having low
Jason Aldean Lyrics Quiz
See how well you know Jason Aldean' Lyrics by taking this challenging quiz.
Waylon Jennings Biography
Waylon Jennings is an outlaw country original. Get all the facts about his incredible life and rollicking music.
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.
Rascal Flatts Biography
Biography of country music group Rascal Flatts.
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.
Brantley Gilbert Tops the Charts With 'Bottoms...
Brantley Gilbert lowered his tailgate at #1 with his tailgate romance Bottoms Up. Dierks Bentley's new album enters the charts at #1. Frankie Ballard

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