country music The Best Country Songs of The '90s  

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List Rules Vote up and add all of your favorite country songs from the 1990s.

Country music is the most popular genre of music and its popularity stems from classic country songs such as these from the 1990s that have paved the way for other, more current artists. Country songs are steeped in Americana and tell the story of ordinary, hard working, hard drinking, and long suffering people just like many of us. Some of the best songs came from the 1970s and the 1980s as well. 

These are songs from top classic country artists such as Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, Faith Hill, and LeAnn Rimes. Vote up the greatest 1990s country songs, or add any good song that makes you love '90s country music, it if it isn't already on the list.
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Friends In Low Places The ultimate country party crashing song is from this Garth Brooks 1990 tune

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The Dance Garth Brooks - This 1990 song won Garth Brooks an award for best country newcomer.

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Christopher Searcy added Carrying Your Love With Me George Strait - The second single off of Carrying Your Love with Me, the title track reached #1 in 1997 becoming Strait's 32nd #1 single of his career.

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Boot Scootin' Boogie Brooks & Dunn - This 1992 song was a hit for Boorks and Dunn and stayed at #1 for four weeks

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Chattahoochee This 1993 Alan Jackson tune went gold

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The Thunder Rolls Garth Brooks - Another 1991 hit for Garth Brooks about a woman catching her husband in an affiar

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I Cross My Heart This song was a hit for George Strait in 1992 when it was part of the movie "Pure Country"

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Unanswered Prayers This 1991 Garth Brooks song hit #1 on the charts

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Christopher Searcy added Should've Been a Cowboy Toby Keith - Should've Been a Cowboy, Toby Keith's debut single, reached #1 in 1993.

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Write This Down George Strait was back with another hit in 1999 with this country tune.

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Don't Take the Girl Tim McGraw - This 1994 song was Tim McGraw's first #1 hit.

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Fancy This song was a hit for Reba McEntire in 1990 and was a re-release of a Bobbie Gentry song about a woman who beats poverty by becoming a coutresan.

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DebbyHood added Maybe It Was Memphis Pam Tillis

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DebbyHood added Strawberry Wine Deana Carter

Infuriating Images That Will Trigger You

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Don't Rock the Jukebox Alan Jackson - Was a hit song off the similarly titled Alan Jackson album from 1991

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DebbyHood added Here's a Quarter (Call Somone Who Cares) Travis Tritt

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DebbyHood added Every Light in the House Trace Adkins

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DebbyHood added Anymore Travis Tritt

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DebbyHood added T-R-O-U-B-L-E Travis Tritt

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Any Man of Mine Shania Twain - Shania's first #1 single came with this 1995 hit.

The Best Fast Country Songs

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Christopher Searcy added Carried Away George Strait - Released in June 1996, Carried Away became George Strait's 30th #1 hit

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Christopher Searcy added I Can Love You Like That John Michael Montgomery - As the lead single of his self titled album, John Michael Montgomery's I Can Love You Like That reached #1 in April 1995, becoming the 5th such hit of his career.

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It's Your Love Tim McGraw, Faith Hill - A 1996 hit from the country stars who would become one of country's best couples the same year (Tim McGraw and Faith Hill).

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bassdaddy added Small Town Saturday Night Hal Ketchum

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Christopher Searcy added I Swear John Michael Montgomery - John Michael Montgomery's second #1 hit, I Swear, reached #1 in February 1994 and topped the Billboard Year End Country Chart for that year.

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You're Still the One Shania Twain - This 1997 hit for Shania Twain was a crossover success that achieved airplay on both country and pop station.

The Best Country Songs About Women

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Ain't Goin' Down ('Til the Sun... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Country Songs of The '90s
Christopher Searcy added Ain't Goin' Down ('Til the Sun Comes Up) Garth Brooks

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Christopher Searcy added Rodeo Garth Brooks

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DebbyHood added Tell Me I Was Dreaming Travis Tritt

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Christopher Searcy added Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident) John Michael Montgomery - Released in May 1995, Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident) became John Michael Montgomery's 6th #1 hit.

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bassdaddy added Meet in the Middle Diamond Rio

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Christopher Searcy added Alibis Tracy Lawrence - Arguably the biggest hit of Tracy Lawrence's career, Alibis became his second #1 hit in 1993.

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This Kiss This song was a hit for Faith Hill in 1998 that spawned a lot of crossover airplay on country and pop radio.

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Indian Outlaw Tim McGraw - this song was a hit for Tim McGraw in 1994

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How Do I Live LeAnn Rimes - This song was a hit  for LeAnn Rimes in 1997

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Christopher Searcy added Be My Baby Tonight John Michael Montgomery - As the highlight single from John Michael Montgomery's 1994 album Kickin' It Up, Be My Baby Tonight reached #1 in August of that year becoming the third #1 single of Montogomery's career. 

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Christopher Searcy added Who's That Man Toby Keith - As the first single off of Toby Keith's Boomtown album, Who's That Man became the second #1 single for the Oklahoman, in 1994.

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Is There Life Out There Reba McEntire - This song was a hit for Reba McEntire in 1992 that inspired many women to take another look at their lives.

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Wide Open Spaces Dixie Chicks - In 1998 the Dixie Chicks brought back classi sounds and instruments of country music with this hit.

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shannaconko added Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox (If I Die) Joe Diffie

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hejacountrybest added Kenny Chesney — There Goes My Life

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Amazed The Lonestar lovesong from 1999 that's played at every country wedding.

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Wild One This 1993 country hit was Faith Hill's first top song.

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hejacountrybest added Toby Keith — How Do You Like Me Now?! Toby Keith

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DebbyHood added Love A Little Stronger Diamond Rio

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He Didn't Have to Be This song was a hit for Brad Paisley in 1999.

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