Top 20 Country Love Songs By Decade

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.
MCA Nashville

Country music in the 1970s brings to mind songs from legendary artists like Loretta Lynn, Conway Twitty, Ronnie Milsap, Kenny Rogers, and more. I've combed through several resources of songs that were Top 20 or higher hits in the 1970s and picked 20 of my favorites. More »

In The Mood: The Love Songs
In The Mood: The Love Songs - Alabama. RCA Nashville

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. Stars like Anne Murray, Willie Nelson, Eddie Rabbit, George Jones, Alabama, Dolly Parton and others were heard on the radio. I've combed through several resources of songs that were Top 20 or higher hits in the 1980s and picked 20 of my favorites. More »

George Strait - 'Carrying Your Love With Me'
George Strait - 'Carrying Your Love With Me'. MCA Nashville

Country music in the 1990s was quite the popular time, with big acts like Alan Jackson, George Strait, and Garth Brooks. It also was where the term "hat act" was first used, in reference to the many country artists that were springing up that wore cowboy hats. I've combed through several resources of songs that were Top 20 or higher hits in the 1990s and picked 20 of my favorites. More »

Heartland - I Loved Her First
Heartland - I Loved Her First. Lofton Creek

Country music in the 2000s saw more of a country-pop mixture, with artists like Shania Twain and Faith Hill, but you can always still find great traditional music around as well. I've combed through several resources of songs that were Top 20 or higher hits from 2000 on through 2008 and picked 20 of my favorites. More »

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