50 Country Songs You May Have Forgotten
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50 Country Songs You May Have Forgotten

You may know them, you may not, but let's take a trip down memory lane together.

50 Country Songs You May Have Forgotten

I grew up listening to country music, it's what my parents listened to, so it's the only thing I knew. I'm still the girl who when handed the aux cord will play whatever is current on country radio, but late 90s, early 00s country music will always have a special place in my heart. Here are fifty throwbacks to either rediscover, or to fall in love with for the first time!

1. Kid Rock ft. Sheryl Crow - "Picture"

I can't tell you how many bus rides involved a giant sing-a-long to this song.

2. David Ball - "Riding With Private Malone"

This song took a while to hunt down, but the story told is one unlike any other.

3. Toby Keith - "Courtesy Of The Red, White, and Blue"

Because America.

4. Dolly Parton - "Jolene"

I know, I know, you've heard the Miley Cyrus version, but the original is always better...trust me.

5. Shania Twain - "Man! I Feel Like A Woman"

Scream this one at the top of your lungs...even if you are a dude. #NoJudgements

6. Randy Travis - "Three Wooden Crosses"

A farmer, a teacher, a hooker, and a preacher...

7. Reba McEntire - "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia"

Reba sure can tell a story, can't she?

8. Brad Paisley, ft. Alison Krauss - "Whiskey Lullaby"

I think we've all had a love lost that was hard to overcome.

9. Brad Paisley - "He Didn't Have To Be"

This song hits close to home for my family, as it does for anyone with a step-parent.

10. Blake Shelton - "Austin"

Back when Blake still had a mullet.

11. Blake Shelton - "Ol' Red"

A hound and a prison break...plus still it's Blake with a mullet.

12. Alan Jackson - "Remember When"

No matter what walk of life you're in there's a line in this song that you can relate to.

13. Alan Jackson - "Drive (For Daddy Gene)"

If your dad taught you how to drive, then this song is for you.

14. Alan Jackson - "It's Five O'clock Somewhere"

Just remember, it's five o'clock somewhere guys!

15. Tracy Lawrence - "Find Out Who Your Friends Are"

Tough situations show you who your friends are; sing this one with your buds.

16. John Michael Montgomery - "Life's A Dance"

Rough day? Take a listen.

17. Lonestar - "My Front Porch Looking In"

For every small town loving dreamer out there.

18. Lonestar - "Mr. Mom"

This one is just fun to listen to, and a good hats off to all the moms out there.

19. Lonestar - "I'm Already There"

I remember listening to this song when my father was away on a hunting trip, but this song has also been associated with 9/11, and family members who are deployed, take a listen and you'll see why.

20. Trace Adkins - "Every Light In The House"

His voice though. *swoon*

21. Josh Turner - "Long Black Train"

Even if you aren't a religious person, just listen to Josh's voice and fall in love. *swoons again*

22. Billy Currington - "People Are Crazy"

Never has more truth been sung than when Billy sings "God is great, beer is good, and people are crazy."

23. Joe Nichols - "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off"

We all know that person.

24. Faith Hill - "Mississippi Girl"

Doesn't matter where you go, you'll still have your roots.

25. Sara Evans - "Suds In The Bucket"

I can't be the only person that recalls screaming this song during karaoke, right? Please tell me someone else did that...

26. Bon Jovi, Jennifer Nettles- "Who Says You Can't Go Home"

If you've left home, then you'll relate to this one.

27. Jessica Andrews - "Who I Am"

No matter what happens, if you know who you are, and you have a good support system, you'll be just fine. Agree? Then this song is for you.

28. Gretchen Wilson - "Redneck Woman"

I don't care if you're the preppiest prep in the whole world, when this song comes on- you're a redneck woman.

29. Brad Paisley ft. Dolly Parton - "When I Get Where I'm Going"

30. Big & Rich - "Save A Horse"

Ride a cowboy?

31. Toby Keith - "American Soldier"

Thank a soldier.

32. Darryl Worley - "Have You Forgotten"

33. Lee Ann Womack - "I Hope You Dance"

This one's for my sister.

34. Jo Dee Messina - "Heads Carolina, Tails California"

Hop in your car, flip a coin, and drive.

35. SHeDAISY - "Don't Worry 'Bout A Thing"

Bad day? Bad week? Bad month? Jam out to this song and you'll feel a lot better.

36. Trisha Yearwood - "She's In Love With The Boy"

Girl loves boy, boy loves girl, Dad disapproves. It's the oldest tale in the book.

37. Terri Clark - "Girls Lie Too"

This one's a real eye-opener, right guys?

38. Deana Carter - "Strawberry Wine"

First love, seventeen, bittersweet. #Relatable

39. Neal McCoy - "Billy's Got His Beer Goggles On"

If you haven't screamed this song at the top of your lungs with a huge group of friends...then you haven't lived.

40. Tracy Byrd - "Watermelon Crawl"

See above.

41. Steve Wariner - "Holes In The Floor Of Heaven"

*Grabs tissues*

42. Tim McGraw - "Don't Take The Girl"

If you know the movie where the above gif is from, then you may hate me right now, but don't take it out on Tim.

43. Martina McBride - "This One's For The Girls"

Blare this one in the car with your girlfriends and forget all your worries.

44. Phil Vassar - "Little Red Rodeo"

Takes her to leave to realize you need her?

45. Jamey Johnson - "In Color"

I can't even describe this song. If you've heard it before then you know what I mean, otherwise you need to listen.

46. Tim McGraw - "Live Like You Were Dying"

Live everyday like it's your last.

47. Jack Ingram - "Measure Of A Man"

If there is one song you had probably forgotten, it's this one. Take a trip down memory lane.

48. Dixie Chicks - "Goodbye Earl"

Do yourself a favor and watch this video!

49. Ricochet - "Daddy's Money"

He wrote a whole song about her, and I can't even get a text back.

50. Mark Wills - "Don't Laugh At Me"

Despite the stereotypes, this song is what country music is really all about: real life.

Country music speaks to the soul, and yes, sometimes the soul wants a beer, but sometimes it just wants to tell a story.

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