Starting the Year Off Easy – The 50 Best Song Titles of All Times

By January 2nd, 2023

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 The 50 Best Song Titles of All Time 

(Country Western Division)

Number of Best Song Titles of All Time – By Decade

Decade            Number of Best Song Titles

1950s                                        3

1960s                                        4

1970s                                       17

1980s                                        7

1990s                                       12

2000s                                        6

2010s                                         1

Barbara Mandrell     I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool (1981)

Billy Boil                      I Still Miss You, Baby, But My Aim’s Getting Better (2008)

Billy Rae Cyrus         I’m So Miserable Without You, It’s Like Having You Here (1992)

                                       I Want My Mullet Back (2006)

 B.J.Thomas             Heh, Won’t You Play Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song (1975)

 Brooks and Dunn      Boot Scootin’ Boogie (1992)

 Chuck Mead            She Got the Ring and I Got the Finger (2009)

 Crystal Gayle          Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue (1977)

 Dan Hicks                How Can I Miss You If You Don’t Go Away (1969)

 Earl Thomas Conley             Holding Her and Loving You (1983)

 Eddie Rabbit           Every Which Way But Loose (1978)

Garth Brooks           Ain’t Going Down (‘Til the Sun Comes Up) (1993)

Gary Stewart            She’s Actin’ Single (I’m Drinkin’ Double) (1975)

George Jones           I Always Get Lucky with You (1983)

George Strait           You Look So Good in Love (1983)

Gretchen Wilson     One Bud Wiser (2005)

Hank Williams Jr.  All My Rowdy Friends (Have Settled Down) (1981)

Hank Williams       Long Gone Lonesome Blues (1950)

Joe Stampley          I’ll Marry You Tomorrow, But Let’s Honeymoon Tonight (1978)

John Denver           Thank God I’m a Country Boy (1975)

John Michael Montgomery              I Love the Way You Love Me (1993)

Johnny Cash             Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down (1972) and Ray Stevens (1969) (With Kris Kristofferson)

Johnny Paycheck    Take This Job and Shove It (1977)

Johnny Russell      Rednecks, White Socks and Blue Ribbon Beer (1973)

Kathy Mattea          Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses (1988)

Kenny Chesney      You Had Me from Hello (1999) (Based on Tom Cruise’s famous script line in the 1996 movie Jerry McGuire)

Kitty Wells               It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels (1952)

Lefty Frizzel            If You’ve Got the Money, I’ve Got the Time (1950)

Loretta Lynn           Don’t Come Home a Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on Your Mind) (1966)

Mark Chestnutt     It Sure Is Monday (1993)

Molly Ivans             Her Teeth Were Stained, But Her Heart Was Pure (1987)

New Riders of the Purple Sage        She’s Lookin’ Better after Every Beer (1976)

Oak Ridge Boys     Y’All Come Back Saloon (1977)

Phil Vassar             Six-Pack Summer (2001)

Roger Miller          You Can’t Roller Skate in a Buffalo Herd (1965)

Ronnie Milsap      Daydreams about Night Things (1975)

Rusty Ford             If the Phone Don’t Ring, You’ll Know It’s Me (2012)

Sara Evans             Three Chords and the Truth (1997)

Steve Wariner      Holes in the Floor of Heaven (1998)

The Kendalls        Heaven’s Just a Sin Away (1977)

Tim McGraw        Refried Dreams (1994)

Toby Keith            A Little Less Talk and a Lot More Action (1993)

                                  How Do You Like Me Now? (1999)

Tom T. Hall          (Old Dogs, Children and) Watermelon Wine (1972)

Trick Pony            Pour Me (2000)

Vince Gill              One More Last Chance (1993)

Waylen Jennings       Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way? (1975)

Wayne Carter      My Wife Ran Off with My Best Friend, and I Sure Do Miss Him (1996)

Wayne Stewart    I Keep Forgettin’ I Forgot about You (1967)

Willie Nelson       Mama, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys (With Waylon Jennings) (1975)

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