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The Best Country Songs of The '90s  

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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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The ultimate country party crashing song is from this Garth Brooks 1990 tune
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Garth Brooks
This 1990 song won Garth Brooks an award for best country newcomer.
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This song was a hit for George Strait in 1992 when it was part of the movie "Pure Country"
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Christopher Searcy added 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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Garth Brooks
Another 1991 hit for Garth Brooks about a woman catching her husband in an affiar
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Christopher Searcy added Toby Keith

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

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This 1993 Alan Jackson tune went gold
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Brooks & Dunn
This 1992 song was a hit for Boorks and Dunn and stayed at #1 for four weeks
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Tim McGraw
This 1994 song was Tim McGraw's first #1 hit.
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Alan Jackson
Was a hit song off the similarly titled Alan Jackson album from 1991
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Christopher Searcy added Garth Brooks
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This 1991 Garth Brooks song hit #1 on the charts
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hejacountrybest added George Strait
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bassdaddy added Diamond Rio
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DebbyHood added Travis Tritt
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Shania Twain
Shania's first #1 single came with this 1995 hit.
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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 Trace Adkins
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George Strait was back with another hit in 1999 with this country tune.
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DebbyHood added Deana Carter
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DebbyHood added Travis Tritt
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Christopher Searcy added George Strait

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

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DebbyHood added Pam Tillis
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Rich Aldrich added Martina McBride