I do seem to miss these hits, apparently.
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The Best Hit Country Songs of 1962
Featuring hits from Patsy Cline, George Jones, Hank Snow, and more!
The Best Hit Country Songs Of 1971
Featuring hits from Dolly Parton, Tom T. Hall, George Jones and more!
The Best Hit Country Songs Of 1979
Featuring hits from Gene Watson, the Charlie Daniels Band, Don Williams and more!
The Best Hit Country Songs Of 1982
In the early 1980s, country music benefited from the release of the film Urban Cowboy, enough to where one could label it a boom era for the genre. Commercially, the movement was great, but stylistically, artists may have dressed the part (almost too much), but the actual music was too syrupy and glossy to resemble anything… Continue reading The Best Hit Country Songs Of 1982
The Best Hit Country Songs Of 1959
Since John Anderson had my favorite hit song of 1981 with “1959,” I figured we should rewind the clock to see what his soundtrack was for that particular year. 1959 is an example of country music being caught in the midst of it all – honky tonk, western, rockabilly and the Nashville Sound. In some… Continue reading The Best Hit Country Songs Of 1959
The Best Hit Country Songs Of 1981
The ’80s were a strange time period for country music. In some ways, I’d argue it mirrors country music today, namely in how it’s all over the place. The outlaw movement was over, and with country music’s Hollywood exposure through movies such as Urban Cowboy, Honeysuckle Rose, 9 to 5 and Coal Miner’s Daughter, country… Continue reading The Best Hit Country Songs Of 1981
The Best Hit Country Songs Of 1968
It’s always interesting investigating earlier years in country music for these features. They’re easier to assemble than you may think, mostly because the best songs of the year were also the biggest hits (which is sadly an extinct concept today). Culturally, 1968 was a year that shattered American history. It was a year filled with… Continue reading The Best Hit Country Songs Of 1968