If you want to hear patriotic songs, whether openly saluting the military or just extolling the virtues of everyday life in America, country music is a great place to start. The tunes that made it on our list of the 20 Greatest Country Patriotic Songs are by some of country’s most influential artists, and these patriotic tunes are among their most enduring. For those counting, we even included two extra songs! In no particular order, here they are:
Emotional triggers to the place you belong, call home or grew up can be found just about anywhere. Music has an uncanny way of bringing out those ties, and as the voice of the people, country music's universal themes have a unique way of resonating. In no particular order, here is our list of the Top 20 Songs About Home.
The perfect country song, according to David Allan Coe’s hilarious classic “You Never Even Called Me By My Name,” requires that you refer to trains, trucks, prison, gettin’ drunk and – of course – mama. By those standards, none of these songs are perfect, but they’re all at least very good at paying homage to Mom.
Neon lights, jukeboxes, a smokin' band and a bartender ready to get whatever you want. These are important, and most would probably say required, elements of the Honky Tonk experience. However, what really makes the country bar unique is the strength of its bond to the music that pours from the stages and speakers; a music that is quite often about the actual Honky Tonks themselves. In no particular order, here's our list of the Top 20 Songs about Honky Tonks.
Country songs about Dad share a common thread. Take a look at Great American Country's Top 20 country songs for Father's Day that convey a prevailing truth. Becoming a father isn’t necessarily difficult. But being a good dad – well, that is a challenge.
The American Cowboy is known all over the world as a symbol of America. The cowboy life might not have been quite as glamorous as the silver screen portrayed it, yet most of the men and women who lived their lives as cowboys or cowgirls wouldn't have traded it for any big city job available to them at the time. In no particular order, here are our picks for the Top 20 Cowboy & Cowgirl Songs.