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What are your favorite country songs from the 40's, 50's,60's and 70's?

Asked by kelly (1908points) June 13th, 2008

Please list the song and artist if you know it.

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mirza's avatar

American Pie by Don McLean
All I Have to Do Is Dream by Everly Brothers
Sunday Morning by the Velvet Underground
America by Simon & Garfunkel
A Day In The Life Of by the Beatles

mirza's avatar

oh wait i never read the country part
Ring of Fire by Johnny Cash

tekn0lust's avatar

I love old country. I have a CD that I made called songs to live by. It’s very inspirational.

Barry Sadler – The Ballad Of The Green Berets
Hank Williams Jr. – A Country Boy Can Survive
Jimmy Dean – Big Bad John
Jimmy Dean – The Cajun Queen
Jimmy Dean – PT109
Johnny Cash – Ragged Old Flag
Johnny Horton – Johnny Reb
Johnny Horton – The Battle Of New Orleans
Patsy Cline – Walkin’ After Midnight
Porter Wagner – Carol County Accident
Red Sovine – Teddy Bear
Tennessee Ernie Ford – 16 Tons
Tennessee Ernie Ford – The Ballad of Davy Crockett

PupnTaco's avatar

Anything by Hank Williams, George Jones, Merle Haggard, Gram Parsons, Emmylou Harris. There’s a great web radio station at that plays all this stuff mixed with contemporary artists doing stuff worthy of the masters.

buster's avatar

There’s a Tear In My Beer by Hank Williams Sr.

tupara's avatar

‘Leaving on Your Mind’ by Patsy Cline’,
‘Only Hell My Mama Ever Raised’ by Johnny Paycheck,
‘Under Your Spell Again’ by Jean Shepard,
‘How Far Down Can I Go’ by Lefty Frizzell,
‘Close Up the Honkytonks’ by Buck Owens,
‘Threw Away the Rose’ by Merle Haggard,
‘Bury the Bottle With Me’ by Dick Curless.
‘I May Never Get to Heaven’ by Wanda Jackson,
‘Mississippi Delta’ by Bobbie Gentry,
‘Hot Burrito #1’, ‘Return of the Grievous Angel’ by Gram Parsons,
‘Honkytonk Man’ by Johnny Horton,
‘If Drinking Don’t Kill Me ( Your Memory Will)’ by George Jones,

scamp's avatar

These cracked me up because they were so corny. I can’t remember the artists.

Swingin ( that might have been in the 80’s tho)
She’s actin single, I’m drinkin doubles

Happiest Girl in the Whole USA

Funny Face

tupara's avatar

‘She’s Actin’ Single (I’m Drinkin’ Doubles)’ should have been on my list too. It’s by the late, great Gary Stewart.

AstroChuck's avatar

Know what you get when you play a country record backwards?
Your wife comes back. Your dog comes back.

scamp's avatar

Too funny Chuck!!

90s_kid's avatar

i know this isn’t the decades you suggested, but i really like the 90s country song
you’re still the one—- shania twain
breakfast at tiffanys—- deep blue something

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