Favorite Country Ballads

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Similar to my favorite Power Ballad thread, only the country version. Yeah yeah, I know ... there are a TON of ballads in country music. However, let's share the good ones, our favorite ones, the ones that make you stop and think. The ones that bring you back to a certain time in your past. Whether they be about love, death, heartbreak or just the old school "I ain't been so lonesome since muh horse died" type of stuff. :D



I'll start off with a track that's always been a bit of a tear jerker for me:


George Strait - I Cross My Heart

 
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John Michael Montgomery - I Swear



I've always liked this version much more than the poppy boy-band version from the early/mid 90's. John does a great job on this one in concert too. Real emotional.
 

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John Michael Montgomery - I Swear



I've always liked this version much more than the poppy boy-band version from the early/mid 90's. John does a great job on this one in concert too. Real emotional.

I have to admit, I do like this version. I play DJ for weddings,stag & does,etc and I have played this version many,many times....
 

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Sorry, I can't post youtube videos while at work. But, I have always liked the following:

45yrs Old - Stan Rogers
Remember When - Alan Jackson
Forever, and ever amen - Randy Travis
 

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"I Cross My Heart"... lovely song. Been so long since I've seen Pure Country but the final scene where he sings it is really good. :)

As far as JMM goes, he has some pretty timeless country ballads. Man, so many songs I can post here. Country music was as much a part of my childhood as pop music was. Here's another good JMM ballad...

I Love The Way You Love Me
 

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Ronnie Milsap - It Was Almost Like A Song




Johnny Lee - Looking For Love

 

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Colin Raye - Little Rock



Brad Paisley-Whisky Lullaby



Garth Brooks - More Than A Memory



Johnny Reed - Dance With Me



Johnny Reed - Missing An Angel
 

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