Top 125 Best Country Songs for WeddingsMatt Campbell

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These are the Best Country Songs for Weddings to get people on the dance floor! Country music, also known as country and western, started in America in the early twenties. Folk music was taken to the next level to create country music. Since then, country music takes on many different styles and genres such as rockabilly, bluegrass, honky tonk, country rock and the latest version country pop. Country rock started in America in the late Sixties and carried through the Seventies and into recent decades with music artists such as The Eagles, Alabama and Garth Brooks. Enjoy our list of the Best Country Songs.

From western films of the 30’s and 40’s we were brought singing cowboys such as Gene Autry and Roy Rogers. The popular form of country in the 40’s was western swing. Western swing is a combination of jazz, big band, blues, and others. It is determined that western swing was responsible for introducing the steel guitar into country music. Honky tonk style music is what helped describe country music throughout the years with topics of loving another, lost loves, beer drinking, and our faithful companions. Another genre of country music was outlaw country, categorized by artists that called themselves outlaws. The Outlaw Movement grew with artists such as Conway Twitty, The Charlie Daniels Band, Johnny Cash, and Willie Nelson. Finally, with the dawn of the movie Urban Cowboy in the 80’s, country music sparked toward being more pop-like. Pop country became mainstream with artists such as Dolly Parton, Eddie Rabbitt and Kenny Rogers.

The vast majority of the Best Country Songs has been produced and recorded in Nashville, Tennessee since 1925. What later became known as the Grand Ol’ Opry, started in 1925. To this day, entrance into the Grand Ol’ Opry family is a very prestigious accomplishment. With the beginning of radio broadcast in the 1930’s, everyone with a radio was exposed to the country style music. The Opry also helped promote country artists with its live stage broadcasts. Just as everyone adored rock and roll stars in the mid-fifties, so too were country stars starting in the 30’s. The early musicians to make their trek to Nashville and become stars included Kitty Wells, Patsy Cline and Ernest Tubb. With the early transition of a more pop country sound, it paved the way for today’s country singers. As a result, our Best Country Songs are enjoyed by more people than ever before with mega-superstars such as George Strait, Reba McIntire, Kenny Chesney, Garth Brooks, and Faith Hill.

Our Top 5 Best Country Songs for weddings: 1) Bless The Broken Road – Rascal Flatts, 2) From This Moment On – Shania Twain & Bryan White, 3) Yes! – Chad Brock, 4) I Hope You Dance – Leann Womack, 5) Grow Old With Me – Mary Chapin Carpenter.

Alabama – Mountain Music
Alan Jackson – Chattahoochee
Alan Jackson – It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere
Alison Krauss – When You Say Nothing At All
Anne Murray – Could I Have This Dance
Bellamy Brothers – Let Your Love Flow
Big & Rich – Lost In This Moment
Big & Rich – Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy)
Billy Currington – Must Be Doin’ Somethin’ Right
Billy Ray Cyrus – Achy Breaky Heart
Billy Ray Cyrus feat. Miley Cyrus – Ready, Set, Don’t Go
Blake Shelton – God Gave Me You
Blake Shelton – Honey Bee
Brad Paisley – He Didn’t Have To Be
Brad Paisley – Little Moments
Brad Paisley – She’s Everything
Brad Paisley – Then
Brooks & Dunn – Boot Scootin’ Boogie
Brooks & Dunn – My Maria
Bryan White – What Did I Do (To Deserve You)
Carrie Underwood – Blown Away
Chad Brock – Yes!
Charlie Rich – The Most Beautiful Girl
Chely Wright – Single White Female
Chuck Wicks – Stealing Cinderella
Clint Black – When I Said I Do
Conway Twitty – That’s My Job
Crystal Shawanda – You Can Let Go
David Lee Murphy – Party Crowd
Deana Carter – Strawberry Wine
Dixie Chicks – Cowboy Take Me Away
Dolly Parton – Family
Dwight Yoakam – Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Eddie Rabbitt – I Love A Rainy Night
Eddie Rabbitt & Crystal Gayle – You And I
Eli Young Band – Crazy Girl
Eric Church – Creepin’
Faith Hill – There You’ll Be
Forida Georgia Line – Cruise
Garth Brooks – Friends In Low Places
Garth Brooks – Shameless
Garth Brooks – The Dance
Garth Brooks – To Make You Feel My Love
George Strait – I Cross My Heart
Glen Campbell – Rhinestone Cowboy
Gretchen Wilson – Redneck Woman
Hank Williams Jr. – All My Rowdy Friends
Heartland – I Loved Her First
Holly Dunn – Daddy’s Hands
Hunter Hayes – Wanted
Jason Matthews – That’s What Mamas Do
John Berry – Your Love Amazes Me
John Denver – Take Me Home, Country Roads
John Denver – Thank God I’m A Country Boy
John Michael Montgomery – I Love The Way You Love Me
John Michael Montgomery – I Swear
Johnny Cash – I Walk The Line
Johnny Cash – Ring Of Fire
Josh Turner – Would You Go With Me
Keith Urban – Making Memories Of Us
Keith Urban – Your Everything
Kenny Chesney – Don’t Blink
Kenny Chesney – Me And You
Kenny Chesney – You Had Me From Hello
Kenny Rogers – Lady
Kenny Rogers – Through The Years
Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton – Islands In The Stream
Lady Antebellum – Just A Kiss
Lee Ann Womack – I Hope You Dance
Lee Ann Womack – Never, Ever and Forever
Lee Brice – Hard To Love
Little Big Town – Bring It On Home
Little Big Town – Pontoon
Lonestar – Amazed
Luke Bryan< – Country Girl (Shake It For Me)
Martina McBride – In My Daughter’s Eyes
Martina McBride – This One’s For The Girls
Martina McBride – Valentine
Martina McBride – When You Love Me
Mary Chapin Carpenter – Down At The Twist And Shout
Mary Chapin Carpenter – Grow Old With Me
Michael Peterson – From Here To Eternity
Neal McCoy – The Shake
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – Fishin’ In The Dark
The Osborne Brothers – Rocky Top
Patsy Cline – Crazy
Poco – Crazy Love
Randy Houser – How Country Feels
Randy Travis – Forever And Ever, Amen
Rascal Flatts – Bless The Broken Road
Rascal Flatts – I Melt
Rascal Flatts – Life Is A Highway
Rascal Flatts – My Wish
Rodney Atkins – These Are My People
Roger Miller – King Of The Road
Roy Orbison – Oh, Pretty Woman
Sawyer Brown – The Race Is On
Shania Twain – Any Man Of Mine
Shania Twain – Forever And For Always
Shania Twain – From This Moment On
Shania Twain – Man! I Feel Like A Woman
Shania Twain – You’re Still The One
Sugarland – Stuck Like Glue
Tammy Wynette – Stand By Your Man
Taylor Swift – Love Story
Terri Clark – Now That I Found You
Thompson Square – Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not
Tim McGraw – Just To See You Smile
Tim McGraw – My Best Friend
Tim McGraw – My Little Girl
Tim McGraw – One Of Those Nights
Tim McGraw & Faith Hill – It’s Your Love
Toby Keith – Red Solo Cup
Toby Keith & Willie Nelson – Beer For My Horses
Trace Adkins – Honky Tonk Badonkadonk
Trace Adkins – Hot Mama
Trace Adkins – Just Fishin’
Trace Adkins – Then They Do
Trace Adkins – You’re Gonna Miss This
The Tractors – Baby Likes To Rock It
Tracy Byrd – The Keeper Of The Stars
Tracy Byrd – Watermelon Crawl
Tracy Lawrence – Find Out Who Your Friends Are
Waylon Jennings – Dukes Of Hazzard Theme (Good Ol’ Boys)
Willie Nelson – Always On My Mind
Zac Brown Band – Chicken Fried

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