Top 20 Best Country Love Songs Of All Time (As of 2017)
Nothing says, “I love you” like good country love songs. While there are many songs you can choose from, this list will give you a variety of the best country love songs from the past and present. Whether you are listing by yourself, or with a loved one, spread the love with these 20 songs.
1. Ring of Fire
It is said that Johnny wrote this song when he was dealing with his feelings for June Carter while trying to cut ties with his first wife. The fire must have been real because him and June later married and the rest is country music history.
2. Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man
Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn
Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn’s song about two people from different places setting aside differences to build a life together is one of country music’s great duets.
3. The Closer You Get
No matter how long you have been with someone there is nothing like those moments when you are falling in love and realizing that this is the person for you. Alabama’s song is catchy and heart felt with no dark undernotes like some songs of this nature.
4. Always On My Mind
As one of the true greats of county music it is little surprise that Willie Nelson has landed on this list. “Always On My Mind” is Willie at his best. This song speaks of how you can’t get that special someone off your mind.
5. He Stopped Loving Her Today
Even if you are not a hardcore country fan it is hard not to appreciate George Jones deep from the soul lyrics about lifelong love and commitment. This song will bring tears to your eyes and realize how important it is to cherish the time we have on this earth.
6. Livin’ On Love
There are somethings money cannot buy and true deep down love is one of them as Alan Jackon explains in his hit song.
7. (This Ain’t) No Thinkin’ Thing”
Sometimes love happens when you least expect it and it cannot be explained. Trace Adkins deep voice helped this song soar to popularity.
8. Look Heart, No Hands
Randy Travis is a true crooner. His shows are powerful and this song is one of his most popular with its tale of deep love.
9. Carrying Your Love With Me
George Strait sings about thinking about someone no matter where you are. Carrying the love of your special someone can get you through some pretty tough times and distance can make the heart yearn.
10. Cowboy Take Me Away
This carefree love song encompasses the bliss of love that can transport someone to another place. When you have found the right person, it can seem like you are floating along in a cloud.
11. Love Story
Sometimes the one we love is not popular with friends or family and that is the basis for Taylor Swift’s hit song. Critics say she took too much from Romeo and Juliet but fans know that Swift put her own twist on the story.
12. Come a Little Closer
When it first came out in 2005, this song was compared to the sultry ballads of Conway Twitty. A racy song for play on pop country stations but this only helped Dierks expand his singing career.
13. I Can Love You Like That
John Michael Montgomery
While John Michael Montgomery was not the first person to do this song, he brought this song of dedication and love to a whole new audience of fans. In fact, many people know his version of the song rather than that done by boy band All-4-One.
14. This Kiss
A lot of people were singing this song and it received major airplay shortly after its release on radio stations that went far beyond the country music category it was put into. This Kiss is one of the most joyful songs about a simple and sweet act of love.
15. The One
In this song Allan tells how sometimes you have to prove your love by being there for someone through thick and thin.
16. Need You Now
When you love someone you don’t want to wait to see them. Need You Now tells the story of someone who just can’t wait until morning to talk to their love.
17. God Gave Me You
When Blake Shelton heard this song sang by Dave Barnes on the radio he got the nerve up to pop the question to his girlfriend, country music singer, Miranda Lambert. Two years later he covered the song on his own record.
18. Don’t Take The Girl
Tim McGraw’s ballad to falling in love with your childhood friend is heart wrenching and totally encompasses the grief and courage of a man that will do whatever it takes to protect the woman he loves.
Dolly is clearly on of the reigning queens of country music. Her haunting Jolene tells of the heartache of thinking you are using your love to another one. Jolene has been covered by a lot of other artists over the years but nothing can compare to Dolly’s version.
20. We Danced
Sometimes love finds you when you least expect it. In this case the man cleaning up a tavern after hours takes a chance with a lady that left her purse. A dance leads to a lifetime commitment.
Get a romantic night started with these 20 Best Country Love Songs. This list will certainly help you set the mood.
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