10 Best 90's Country Songs
Country sounds have changed over the years, but the 10 best 90's country songs will be remembered by country fans for a lifetime. The trend for country music in the 90's included the adding of flairs of rock and roll with the soft, harmonious country sounds the music had been known for. Here are the 10 best 90's country songs.
- "Achy Breaky Heart" by Billy Ray Cyrus was released in 1992. It was the first single ever to achieve triple platinum status in Australia, and quickly became Billy Ray Cyrus's signature song. It was his most successful song, and because of the wild line dancing in the video, line dancing quickly became a craze in the US.
- "Chattahoochie" by Alan Jackson was released in 1993. It reached the top of the charts quickly and won a CMA award for Single of the Year and Song of the Year.
- "The Dance" by Garth Brooks was released in 1990. It was written by Tony Arata, and quickly made it to the top of the charts. It's best known for its video which showcases American Icons that have died over the years.
- "Carrying Your Love With Me" by George Strait was released in 1997. It quickly reached the number one spot on the US Billboards Hot Country Singles, and has since been a favorite for all country fans.
- "Should've Been a Cowboy" by Toby Keith was released in 1993. It was written and recorded by Toby Keith, shocasing his ability to not only carry a tune, but produce a song that every radio wants to play. It reached number one in 93 on the US Billboards Hot Country Singles, as well as being played over 50 million times, making it the most played song of the 90's.
- "I Swear" by John Michael Montgomery was released in 1993. It quickly hit number one on the US Billboard Hot Country Singles, and has since been a favorite ballad among country fans.
- "There's Your Trouble" by the Dixie Chicks was released in 1998. This was the bands first number one single on the US Billboards Hot Country Singles. It quickly became a popular tune, producing a video that has been aired on TNN, CMT and AMC.
- "Any Man of Mine" by Shania Twain was released in 1995. It was written by Shania Twain herself, and Mutt Lange. This became Twains first number one hit on country radio, and topped the charts for two weeks.
- "Amazed" by Lonestar was released in 1999. Topping the charts at number one for 8 weeks, it was their biggest hit of all times. It quickly became a popular sound after spending forty-one weeks on the country singles charts, making it the second-longest chart run of any country single in the 1990 era.
- "It's Your Love" by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill was released in 1997. After five weeks on the charts, it reached number one and proved to country that a married couple could still produce chart topping hits. It stayed on top for six weeks, and was known for the video which showed Faith pregnant with the couples first child.