Top 20 Country Love Songs of All Time

There have been more than a few sweet, romantic moments in the history of country music. Country music never fails to remind us that love is real, whether it is about finding your soul mate, realizing your sweetheart has always been there, or unrequited love. Browse through this collection of country love songs for your favorite songs, or combine them into a romantic playlist.

List of Top 20 Best Country Love Songs

1. Montgomery, John Michael, “I Swear”

“I Swear” is an example of how John Michael Montgomery never breaks his promises. In February 1994, the song topped the Hot Country Songs chart for four weeks – the most of any of his songs.

2. Charley Pride’s “Kiss an Angel Good Morning”

One of country superstar Charley Pride’s signature songs, this is an oldie but goodie. Devotion is the theme of this song.

3. “Hello Darlin,” Conway Twitty

There’s no doubt that Conway Twitty knows how to put a fine love song together, and “Hello Darlin'” is among his best. 

4. Maren Morris – The Bones

The importance of how things are put together in the first place is more to Maren Morris than why things are made. This is not just good romance advice, but also a good foundation for anyone considering a career in construction.

5. “You and I” by Eddie Rabbitt & Crystal Gayle

This beautiful duet from Rabbitt’s 1982 album Radio Romance seamlessly blends Eddie Rabbitt and Crystal Gayle’s voices. In December 1982, the song topped the Hot Country Songs chart. As well as reaching No. 10 on the Hot 100, the song remained on that chart for 29 weeks

6. Taylor Swift’s “Love Story”

A sweet hit song about star-crossed lovers, “Romeo and Juliet,” delivers a happy ending for Romeo and Juliet. This is one of the most popular country love songs ever.

7. George Strait, “I Cross My Heart”

In 1992, “I Cross My Heart” was recorded for the classic film “Pure Country,” which stars George Strait as an up-and-coming troubadour.

8. The Restless Heart, “I’ll Still Love You”

“For a lifetime” is what Restless Heart means. It was their second No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart when “I’ll Still Be Loving You” became a hit in March 1987.

9. “Amazed” by Lonestar

‘Love’ is a pop power ballad that expresses the wonder of loving someone deeply. You can also use it to express your desire to spend your life by your side forever and ever. 

10. Dolly Parton’s “I Will Always Love You”

In the aftermath of her professional split from Porter Wagoner, Dolly Parton wrote “I Will Always Love You,” the most famous love song in country music history. Among the best-selling singles of all time is Whitney Houston’s 1992 cover of the song. 

11. Russell Dickerson “Yours”

The love of Russell Dickerson’s life didn’t come easy after he met her. It seemed like things weren’t going well for him. In the beginning, he was like a boat stuck in a bottle, then he became like old worn out shoes. There was no escaping his rut. Once again, love saved him. There is no better country song than this one.

12. “You Decorated My Life” by Kenny Rogers

“You make my life better,” Kenny Rogers says. “You decorate my life.”  Over the course of two weeks in November 1979, the love song topped the Hot Country Songs chart.

13. “Ring of Fire” by Johnny Cash Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire”

There is no one more aware of the burning nature of love than Johnny Cash. The legendary hit is also an unexpected love song, widely considered one of the best songs in history. 

14. Randy Travis, “Forever and Ever Amen”

Originally released in 1987, this classic from Randy Travis is about a promise to love someone forever. In the short time since it was released, the song has won Grammy Awards and Country Music Association Awards. 

15. “Feels So Right” by Alabama

A love song that begins slow-going, then turns into a dance-ready groovy tune, “Feels So Right” is Alabama’s latest release. It topped the charts in July 1981 for two weeks as a ballad with a pop flair.

16. Lady A’s “Need You Now”

Get ready to reach for the tissues when you hear this heartbreaking song about lost love! When you want to wallow in loneliness, play this song.

17. Kacey Musgraves, “Butterflies”

Musgraves’ sweet little “Golden Hour” song is all about falling in love and feeling the butterflies in your stomach. Grammy Award for Best Country Solo Performance was given to the song in 2019. 

18.  “The Chair” by George Strait

In his seventh No. 1 song on the Hot Country Songs chart in December 1985, George Strait tells the tale of a meeting over a chair and a ride home.

19. Chicks’ Cowboy Take Me Away

As a wedding gift for her sister, Martie Maguire composed this sweet song about being with the one you love and getting away from it all.

20. “She’s In Love With The Boy” by Trisha Yearwood.

In 1992, Trisha Yearwood became a star with her story song “She’s In Love With The Boy.”. This song is perfect for singing with your partner on a road trip


In the world of music, love has always been a timeless and universal theme, and these top 20 country love songs of all time have captured the hearts of listeners for generations. From heartfelt ballads to toe-tapping tunes, these songs have a way of making us feel the depth of emotion that love brings. They remind us of the power of a simple melody and heartfelt lyrics to tell a story that resonates with our own experiences of love and romance. So, whether you’re in the mood for a trip down memory lane or looking for a new love song to cherish, these classics are sure to keep the flames of love burning bright.

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