The countdown continues with another ten perfect country wedding songs…
50 Perfect Country Wedding Songs – Part 2
40) I Love You – Martina McBride
The title for Martina McBride‘s album Emotion said it all. The album reached #3 on the country album charts in 1999 and the lead off single climbed all the way to #1 on the singles charts. I Love You became a huge hit for Martina. The song was a little pop, a little country and a lot about falling in love. The emotions you feel when you’re in love are tremendous. The song captured the fun, wonderful feeling couples in love experience and the song is perfect for an upbeat, dancing wedding.
39) We Danced – Brad Paisley
Brad Paisley is known for many great tongue-in-cheek country tunes. He’s written songs about alcohol, MySpace pages, and even about ticks. In 2000, Brad released the 4th single from his debut platinum album. We Danced would go on to become his 2nd number one hit. The tune tells the story of two people falling in love on the dance floor at a honky tonk. The two meet as things are closing down and the guy asks the girl to dance. She had left her purse and the narrator was cleaning up. They talk a bit and then have a dance. It’s a simple love story that happens to folks each day. Celebrate your big day by falling in love all over again.
38) Beautiful Mess – Diamond Rio
In 2002, country band Diamond Rio released the debut single from their album Completely. The song was Beautiful Mess and it reached the top spot on the charts that same year. Diamond Rio has had tons of great songs about falling in love, but Beautiful Mess is unique in the way it describes the way two people fall for each other. Sometimes things don’t go to play. In fact, usually things don’t go exactly as each person envisions, but no matter what your own beautiful mess is like it is still beautiful and that’s what matters. Be sure to include this one on the playlist for your wedding reception. It will let all your guests know that you guys may not be perfect, but you’re perfect for each other.
37) Love, Me – Collin Raye
At the end of 1991, Collin Raye found success with his 2nd single. The song was Love, Me and it went straight to the top spot on the charts. The ballad tells the story of two young kids that have to hide their love for each other because their parents don’t approve. They plan to meet and runaway together. They end up falling in love together after not being able to meet that night. The two always wait for each other no matter what comes between them. Even when one of them dies the other tells them to just wait a little bit and they’ll be together again. Love, Me is a great love story that makes you feel good inside. Make it a definite pick for your wedding playlist.
36) I Melt – Rascal Flatts
Rascal Flatts got off to a big start with their debut album. They reached even greater heights with their second release. The third single from the 2nd album was the title track I Melt. The song reached #2 on the charts and even caused some controversy with the video when fans were shown the backside of guitarist Joe Don. The song is what fans truly remember most though. It’s about falling in love and simply melting each time you’re with the one you love. The passionate vocals of Gary LeVox are unmistakable. The band soon became the biggest band of the ’00s and I Melt remains a perfect wedding song.
35) Something That We Do – Clint Black
Clint Black released Something That We Do in 1997 and it soon became another big hit for the country star. The song describes how Black feels about the love he and his wife share. As with just about all of his other songs Clint wrote this one and the genuine lyrics and passionate vocals make the song special for folks falling in love. Th wedding serves as the starting point of the song and it tells about the love that came after. It’s the perfect song to kick off your own marriage with the one you love most in the world. Be sure to include this Clint Black classic when you’re putting the finishing touches on your wedding music.
34) Fall – Clay Walker
Clay Walker has been a steady presence on country radio since his debut in 1993. He was riding on a few minor hit singles when in 2007 he released the single Fall. The ballad climbed the charts and peaked all the way at #5. it was Walker’s first top five hit in seven years and fans loved the song – the female fans especially loved the song. Fall became popular for lovers all over the country and Clay had the perfect voice to serenade their love stories. When it comes to falling in love and getting married it takes a bit of risk taking and each person has to fall and give themselves to one another. It’s the biggest step each person can make in their lives and when there is true love involved there should be nothing to worry about.
33) No Doubt About It – Neal McCoy
After 8 singles that failed to make any noise on the charts Neal McCoy was given his 9th try and he rewarded his record label with the smash hit No Doubt About It. The song shot straight up the charts to #1 in 1994 and Neal McCoy became a star. The song told the story about a guy in love telling his girl that he needed her in his life and that he wanted to be with her always. The song remains popular today as couples request the song for dances and simply to let each other know how much they love each other. No Doubt About It is one of those songs that everybody loves even if they’re hearing it for the first time. It’s a simple country song sung with passion and beauty. Neal McCoy gave fans something for their weddings and you should be sure to include it in yours.
32) Carrying Your Love With Me – George Strait
George Strait had a huge album with 1997’s Carrying Your Love With Me. The title track became the 2nd #1 from the record and Strait – known for his dislike of making music videos – even made a video to accompany the song. It is a great tune about a guy that doesn’t have much to take on a trip, but he is sure to take the love of his woman with him. He carries it around wherever he goes. He never stops thinking about her as his love runs deep. If you love someone so much that you carry thoughts of them wherever you go and they share the same feelings you know you’re in a deep, passionate love. Put this song on your wedding playlist. Everyone loves them some George Strait and this song is sure to be a hit at your reception.
31) Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley
The song originally recorded for the movie Blue Hawaii, Can’t Help Falling In Love would turn into one of Elvis Presley’s biggest hits. The singled topped the charts in 1962 and has sold millions of copies all over the world. The song remains a favorite of Elvis fans to this day. It’s the perfect wedding song as the narrator professes his love for the woman he’s with. He can’t help falling in love with that one person that means the most to him. No matter what he does to test things out to make sure he can’t help but give in to all of the wonderful things he experiences with his gal.