Daily Top Five: Favorite Title Tracks

David Nail the sound of a million dreamsSuggested by longtime reader Hoggy From Oz:

What are your favorite title tracks?

Here’s my list:

  1. Trisha Yearwood, “The Song Remembers When”
  2. Carrie Underwood, “Blown Away”
  3. David Nail, “The Sound of a Million Dreams”
  4. Suzy Bogguss, “Aces”
  5. Kathy Mattea, “Love Travels”


  1. Not a lot with this one
    1. Kelsea Ballerini The First Time
    2. Carrie Underwood Play On
    3. Taylor Swift Fearless
    4. Love & Theft Whiskey On My Breath ( everyone should like this song)
    5. Jon Pardi Write You A Song

  2. Man, I feel so special. Thanks guys.

    Kevin’s already mentioned David Nail’s awesome “The Sound of a Million Dreams”, but some of my other favourite title tracks include:
    1. Brad Paisley – “American Saturday Night”
    2. George Strait – “Blue Clear Sky”
    3. Rob Black – “Regular Guy”
    4. Josh Turner – “Punching Bag”
    5. Gary Allan – “Get Off On the Pain”

  3. 1. It was Almost Like a Song – Ronnie Milsap
    2. Straight to the Heart – Crystal Gayle
    3. Here You Come Again – Dolly Parton
    4. Everywhere – Tim McGraw
    5. Seven Year Ache – Rosanne Cash

  4. 1. “Born To Fly”: Sara Evans
    2. “Come On Come On”: Mary Chapin Carpenter
    3. “Speak Now”: Taylor Swift
    4. “This Side”: Nickel Creek
    5. “Sound of a Million Dreams”: David Nail

  5. 1. Dierks – Riser
    2. Chris Young – Neon, The Man I Want to Be
    3. Tim McGraw – Live Like You Were Dying
    4. LBT – Tornado
    5. Lady Antebellum – Golden

  6. 1. Dixie Chicks, “Wide Open Spaces”
    2. Tim McGraw, “Everywhere”
    3. Tracy Lawrence, “Time Marches On”
    4. The Mavericks, “What A Crying Shame”
    5. Alan Jackson, “Drive (For Daddy Gene)”
    Alison Krauss, “Now That I Found You”
    Punch Brothers, “Who’s Feeling Young Now”

  7. 1. Traveller -Chris Stapleton
    2. I’m About to Come Alive – David Nail
    3. Man Against Machine -Garth Brooks
    4. Bring You Back -Brett Eldredge
    5. The Outsiders -Eric Church

    And because I enjoy hidden album titles within song lyrics, here’s another list…

    1. You Get What You Give – Zac Brown Band (from “Martin”)
    2. Same Trailer, Different Park -Kacey Musgraves (from “Merry Go ‘Round”)
    3. Small Town Dreams -Will Hoge (from “Middle of America”)
    4. Set You Free -Gary Allan (from “Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)”)
    5. Sundown Heaven Town -Tim McGraw (from “Lookin’ for that Girl”)

    Bonus: Tailgates & Tanlines -Luke Bryan (from “Too Damn Young” and “Tailgate Blues”)

  8. 01 David Nail The Sound of a Million Dreams
    Should not have derailed his popularity after Let it Rain. This song is just tremendous.
    02 Chris Stapleton Traveller
    Great song form so far The Best album of 2015
    03 Tim McGraw Live Like You Were Dying
    To me, the peak of Tim McGraw’s popularity and hit making, everything else is down hill from here
    04 Clay Walker She Won’t Be Lonely Long
    Real Country music in the 2010s and it became a hit? How did that happen?
    05 Tracy Lawrence Time Marches On
    The weaving of the generations through the song is so seamless and his passion he emits through his vocals has always made me love Tracy Lawrence

  9. 1. My Home’s In Alabama – Alabama
    2. Saddle Tramp – Charlie Daniels Band
    3. Red Headed Stranger – Willie Nelson
    4. Y’all Come Back Saloon – Oak Ridge Boys
    5. Step By Step – Eddie Rabbitt

  10. 1. A Home Dixie Chicks (Cheating a bit on that one)
    2. Ocean Front Property George Strait
    3. What I Really Mean Robert Earl Keen
    4. Only Me Rhonda Vincent (ft. Willie Nelson)
    5. Wrapped Bruce Robison

  11. 1. Blue Clear Sky: George Strait
    2. Everywhere: Tim McGraw
    3. Roses in the Snow: EmmyLou Harris
    4. Wide Open Spaces: The Dixie Chicks
    5 (A). The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A.: Donna Fargo
    5 (B). Time Marches On: Tracy Lawrence
    5 (C). Daylight & The Dark: Jason Eady

  12. My five:

    1. HASTEN DOWN THE WIND–Linda Ronstadt
    2. DESPERADO–The Eagles
    3. HEART LIKE A WHEEL–Linda Ronstadt
    4. TAKING THE LONG WAY–The Dixie Chicks
    4. MOODY BLUE–Elvis Presley

  13. 1. David Nail – Sound of a Million Dreams
    2. Suzy Bogguss – Aces
    3. Hal Ketchum – Past the Point of Rescue
    4. Kevin Sharp – Measure of a Man
    5. Blaine Larsen – Off to Join the World (the Circus Song)

  14. Appreciate Brian listing David Nail’s “I’m About To Come Alive”. Wish I had thought of it. Love that song.

  15. Great topic today!
    1. Ocean Front Property – George Strait
    2. Drive – Alan Jackson
    3. Red Dirt Road – Brooks & Dunn
    4. Hemingway’s Whiskey – Kenny Chesney
    5. Everywhere – Tim McGraw

    I thought about having these, but decided against just to give some variety:
    Easy Come, Easy Go – George Strait
    Blue Clear Sky – George Strait
    Troubadour – George Strait

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