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Top Classic Country Songs

Get ready to throw it back with the top classic country songs. From some of the most treasured older country songs to more current classics, we’ve got you covered. The best part? We didn’t just include hits from America, you’ll also find Hank Snow, Terri Clark & many more legendary Canadians on this playlist. 

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Top Classic Country Songs

In no particular order

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1.  Jolene – Dolly Parton (1973)

2. The Golden Rocket – Hank Snow (1950)

3. Always On My Mind – Willie Nelson (1982)

4. Stand By Your Man – Tammy Wynette (1968)

5. The Gambler – Kenny Rogers (1978)

6. You Don’t Know Me – Ray Charles (1962)

7. Where The Green Grass Grows – Tim McGraw (1998)

8. I Hope You Dance – Lee Ann Womack (2000)

9. Good Hearted Woman – Waylon Jennings (1971)

10. Bye Bye Love – The Everly Brothers (1957)

11. Born Again In Dixieland – Jason McCoy (1997)

12. Independence Day – Martina McBride (1994)

13. Ring Of Fire – Johnny Cash (1963)

14. The Devil Went Down To Georgia – The Charlie Daniels Band (1979)

15. Take It Like A Man – Michelle Wright (1992)

16. When You Say Nothing At All – Keith Whitley (1988)

17. Mama Tried – Merle Haggard (1968)

18. Remember When – Alan Jackson (2003)

19. Before He Cheats – Carrie Underwood (2006)

20. New San Antonio Rose – Bob Wills (1940)

21. Kiss An Angel Good Mornin’ – Charley Pride (1971)

22. Achy Breaky Heart – Billy Ray Cyrus (1992)

23. Redneck Woman – Gretchen Wilson (2004)

24. All My Ex’s Live In Texas – George Strait (1987)

25. Guitars, Cadillacs – Dwight Yoakam (1986)

26. Rocket Girl – Doc Walker (2001)

27. Soldier Blue – Buffy Sainte-Marie (1970)

28. I Walk The Line – Johnny Cash (1956)

29. Jambalaya (On The Bayou) – Hank Williams (1952)

30. Boot Scootin’ Boogie – Brooks & Dunn (1992)

31. Better Things To Do – Terri Clark (1995)

32. What Was I Thinking – Dierks Bentley (2003)

33. He Stopped Loving Her Today – George Jones (1980)

34. Should’ve Been A Cowboy – Toby Keith (1993)

35. Complicated – Carolyn Dawn Johnson (2001)

36. Margaritaville – Jimmy Buffet (1977)

37. Whiskey Lullaby – Brad Paisley feat. Alison Krauss (2004) 

38. She’s In Love With The Boy – Trisha Yearwood (1991)

39. Smoky Mountain Rain – Ronnie Milsap

40. Take Me Home, Country Roads – John Denver (1971)

41. Alberta Bound – Paul Brandt (2004)

42. Coal Miner’s Daughter – Loretta Lynn (1969)

43. I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry – Hank Williams (1949)

44. Honky Tonk Badonkadonk – Trace Adkins (2005)

45. Forever and Ever, Amen – Randy Travis (1987)

46. Wide Open Spaces – Dixie Chicks (1998)

47. Rhinestone Cowboy – Glen Campbell (1975)

48. Chattahoochee – Alan Jackson (1992)

49. Hello Darlin’ – Conway Twitty (1970)

50. Fancy – Reba (1990)

51. I’m In A Hurry (And Don’t Know Why) – Alabama (1992)

52. Brothers – Dean Brody (2009)

53. Can The Circle Be Unbroken – The Carter Family (1935)

54. Strawberry Wine – Deana Carter (1996)

55. Don’t Let Our Love Start Slippin’ Away – Vince Gill (1992)

56. Wildflowers – Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton & Linda Ronstadt (1987)

57. Meet In The Middle – Diamond Rio (1991)

58. Jumped Right In – Dallas Smith (2012)

59. This Kiss – Faith Hill (1998)

60. Bless The Broken Road – Rascal Flatts (2004)

61. Austin – Blake Shelton (2001)

62. I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool – Barbara Mandrell feat. George Jones (1981)

63. I’m A Road Hammer – The Road Hammers (2005)

64. Crazy – Patsy Cline (1961)

65. Snowbird – Anne Murray (1969)

66. Man! I Feel Like A Woman – Shania Twain (1999)

67. Stay – Sugarland (2007)

68. Need You Now – Lady Antebellum (2009)

69. Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy) – Big & Rich (2004)

70. Chicken Fried – Zac Brown Band (2008)

Honourable mentions: While we couldn’t include Garth Brooks on the playlist (because his music isn’t available on Spotify), there’s no doubt “The Dance” & “Friends In Low Places” are two of the best classic country songs.

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