50 Perfect Country Wedding Songs – Part 3
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50 Perfect Country Wedding Songs
30) Bless The Broken Road – Rascal Flatts
Rascal Flatts took a dozen year old song and turned it into one of the biggest hits of the 2000s. Bless The Broken Road became an anthem for lost souls that found their way through a broken road to find each other. The tune had been recorded many times since originally being recorded by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band in 1994. The song is about understanding that the mistakes you made along the way have made you who you are today and without them you may not be together with the one you’re with. It’s a great song about the way things work out for the best in the end. Nobody is perfect and songs like Bless The Broken Road will have meaning on a day like your wedding day.
29) She’s In Love With The Boy – Trisha Yearwood
Trisha Yearwood got off to a hot start in 1991. Her debut single She’s In Love With The Boy shot up the charts finally reaching the top spot. The song became an anthem for young lovers falling in love despite a little push back from their folks. The story is about a young girl in love with a boy that is a little rough around the edges. It’s common for dads to want their daughters to marry guys that are nice, well off, and hard working. The dad in the story doesn’t take well to the boy at first, but in the end love wins when the mom points out that the dad was exactly the same way when they were young. She’s In Love With The Boy is catchy and you’d be surprised at how many people can sing the chorus perfectly. Be sure to include this tune on your wedding playlist.
28) I Wouldn’t Have Missed It For The World – Ronnie Milsap
Ronnie Milsap was one of country’s biggest stars in the ’70s and ’80s. We’re talking huge hits from the piano man of country music. In 1981, Ronnie recorded and released the song I Wouldn’t Have Missed It For The World. The song became a #1 hit that year and remains one of Ronnie’s most memorable songs. Even though the song is about a breakup, people relate the song to happy times and taking chances. When people get together for a wedding there is no doubt that some chance taking is happening. Both people in the relationship need to feel like they wouldn’t miss getting married for anything in the world. Ronnie Milsap put his signature licks and hooks on the track and the result is a classic country song that gets everybody smiling at a wedding.
27) I’ll Still Be Loving You – Restless Heart
In 1987, Restless Heart was one of the biggest bands in country music. They were coming off their first #1 hit and they followed it up with an even bigger hit. I’ll Still Be Loving You was the 2nd single off the popular Wheels record and it became an instant classic and a wedding staple. The song is about a man declaring his love for his woman. He can barely express in words how much he’s fallen for the girls. The narrator tells his lover that he will lover her forever – ’til the sun doesn’t shine, ’til time stands still, until the winds don’t blow. The song is a wedding classic and it’s a song that everybody will know and love. The song has memorable lyrics that people can sing along. Be sure to have I’ll Still Be Loving You on your wedding playlist.
26) Me and You – Kenny Chesney
Before Kenny Chesney became everybody’s favorite beach bum he had a career with five albums and a greatest hits album. These albums were full of great songs about love, life, and good country fun. In 1996 Kenny had a #2 hit with the title track from his third album. Me and You is a song about a couple in love. Kenny sang with his old twang and the song described the out of ordinary love of two people meant to be together. The song has a beautiful arrangement and is perfect for a slow dance with the one you love. Me and You is perfect for getting couples on the dance floor as they look into each others’ eyes and think about how much they’re in love. It’s the perfect song to include on your wedding hit list.
25) Your Love Is A Miracle – Mark Chesnutt
A fresh-faced traditional country singer emerged on the country music scene at the tail end of 1990. Mark Chesnutt released his debut album that year and it yielded five huge hits. One of those hits was a song that hit #3 on the charts. Your Love Is A Miracle is a simple love song with a lot of traditional country soul. Mark Chesnutt singing and telling his lover that the love she gives to him is a miracle is country gold. There is nothing better than a classic country song with heart. Your Love Is A Miracle is fun, catchy and it fits the bill for any country wedding. You’ll have folks out on the dance floor two-stepping and kicking around as they laugh and giggle. To stir some lovely emotion there is no doubt that you need to have Your Love Is A Miracle playing at your wedding.
24) You’re The Reason God Made Oklahoma – David Frizzell and Shelly West
Both David Frizzell and Shelly West were looking for a hit when they got together in 1981 to record and release the song You’re The Reason God Made Oklahoma. The song shot straight to #1 and people connected with the powerful love message. It doesn’t get any better than telling your loved one just how much you love them by comparing the feeling to something everyone can relate to. Telling someone that they’re the reason for something as powerful as all that encompasses a great state is pretty meaningful. The song is catchy and it brings out great feelings for all folks. To get people feeling the love in the room at your wedding be sure to include this classic song on your wedding playlist.
23) I Do – Paul Brandt
Canadian Paul Brandt is a country music superstar in his home nation. During his early recording days, Paul found success in the US as well. His debut album went gold in the US on the power of a few hit singles. Paul’s biggest single in the US was 1996′s I Do. The song reached #2 on the US charts and earned Paul recognition as a soulful country singer. The song is about a guy telling his woman just how much he loves her. He tells her that he’ll be her friend and lover for ever. He makes the promise at the end of the chorus by saying his love is true along with the classic wedding line “I do”. The song has a beautiful music arrangement and makes for a perfect slow song at a wedding dance.
22) When I Said I Do – Clint Black and Lisa Hartman Black
To kick off his D’lectrified album in 1999, country superstar Clint Black brought in his wife to sing a love song duet with him. The song was When I Said I Do and it shot straight to #1 that year. Country fans instantly recognized the voice of their favorite black-hatted cowboy and they were pleasantly surprised to hear how good of a singer Lisa was. When I Said I Do is a beautiful song about the ups and downs of marriage. Despite all of the good and the bad there is no doubt that the two singers feel the same love they did when they told each other “I do”. It’s a powerful gesture to tell someone that you’ll love them for the rest of your lives. It’s a strong commitment that deserves the sentiment Clint and Lisa shared. This song has been a wedding classic for over ten years and people still love hearing it at weddings.
21) Two Sparrows In A Hurricane – Tanya Tucker
By the end of 1992 Tanya Tucker was in the middle of a career resurgence. Starting in 1986 she had been back on the scene with consistent big hits on radio and platinum albums. In 1992 she released the love song Two Sparrows In A Hurricane. The song is about the life of a couple in love. Things start out when they’re just kids trying to get by on their love alone. Then it moves to a time that sees the two struggling to raise a family and finally things close down with the couple up in age and still getting by…like two sparrows in a hurricane. The song is a great metaphor for any relationship. At a wedding it’s great to realize that things will probably get a little tough at times, but you have to keep fighting through the storm.