Top Country Songs 1980-1989

Chiseled in Stone
Vern Gosdin


All My Rowdy Friends
Have Settled Down
Hank Williams Jr.

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These top country songs from 1980-1989?


Friday Night Blues
John Conlee

Swingin' - John Anderson,
Lookin' for Love - Johnny Lee,
Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer to You) - Larry Gatlin and The Gatlin Brothers,
There's No Gettin' over Me - Ronnie Milsap,
Common Man - John Conlee,
That's the Way Love Goes - Merle Haggard,
Love in the First Degree - Alabama,
I Was Country when Country Wasn't Cool - Barbara Mandrell,
Drivin' My Life Away - Eddie Rabbit
Elvira - Oak Ridge Boys,


Islands in the Stream - Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton,
I Believe in You - Don Williams,
Always on My Mind - Willie Nelson,
Party Time - T.G. Sheppard,

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I Love a Rainy Night - Eddie Rabbitt,
Slow Hand - Conway Twitty,
Crying My Heart Out Over You - Ricky Skaggs,
Theme from the Dukes of Hazzard (Good Ol' Boys) -
Waylon Jennings,
You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma - Frizzell & West,
Never Been So Loved (In All My Life) - Charlie Pride,
Elizabeth - The Statler Brothers,
Somewhere Between Right And Wrong - Earl Thomas Conley,
She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft) -
Jerry Reed,
Wild And Blue - John Anderson,
'Til I Gain Control Again - Crystal Gayle,
The Closer You Get - Alabama,
The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known) - Juice Newton,
On the Road Again -
Willie Nelson.


Other 80's hits
I'll Leave This World Loving You - Ricky Van Shelton (1988)
Streets Of Bakersfield - Dwight Yoakam & Buck Owens (1988)
I Can Tell By The Way You Dance
(You're Gonna Love Me Tonight)
- Vern Gosdin (1984)
If Heaven Ain't A Lot Like Dixie - Hank Williams, Jr. (1982)



1986 Country Music, Best of



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Whoever's In New England
Little Rock
What Am I Gonna Do About You
Let The Music Lift You Up
One Promise Too Late

Alabama '86
She And I
(You've Got The) Touch
Touch Me When We're Dancing

Tanya Tucker '86
One Love At A Time
I'll Come Back As Another Woman
Just Another Love
It's Only Over For You

George Strait 1986
Nobody In His Right Mind Would've Left Her
It Ain't Cool To Be Crazy About You
Merry Christmas Strait To You

Top Country Songs from 1987


Reba McEntire
Last One To Know
Love Will Find Its Way To You
Christmas Letter, Christmas Song

Tanya Tucker
If It Don't Come Easy
Love Me Like You Used To
I Won't Take Less Than Your Love

George Strait
All My Ex's Live In Texas
Am I Blue
Ocean Front Property

Alabama '87
Tar Top
Face To Face
Fallin' Again

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