Daily Top Five: Your Favorite Song from Your Favorite Albums

As if narrowing down your five favorite albums or your five favorite songs isn’t difficult enough, lets make things even more difficult by trying to narrow down our favorite song from our favorite albums. Don’t worry, however, if you can’t choose five.

  1. Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson, “One More Year” (Rattlin’ Bones)
  2. Shovels and Rope, “Birmingham” (Oh Be Joyful)
  3. Dixie Chicks, “Long Time Gone” (Home)
  4. Johnny Cash, “Cocaine Blues” (Folsom Prison Blues)
  5. Old Crow Medicine Show, “Wagon Wheel” (O.C.M.S.)


  1. In no particular order

    Garth Brooks – “Victim of the Game” (No Fences)
    Clint Black feat. Steve Wariner – “Been There” (D’Lectrified)
    Gary Allan – “Best I Ever Had” (Tough All Over)
    George Strait – “Carrying Your Love With Me” (Carrying Your Love With Me)
    Chris LeDoux – “The Borderline” (One Road Man)

  2. 1. I Don’t Wanna Lose Your Love – Crystal Gayle (Cage The Songbird)
    2. Everywhere – Tim McGraw (Everywhere)
    3. You Needed Me – Anne Murray (Let’s Keep It That Way
    4. Here You Come Again – Dolly Parton (Here You Come Again)
    5. Your Love’s On The Line – Earl Thomas Conley (Don’t Make It Easy For Me)

  3. Help Me – (Larry Gatlin) Kris Kristofferson (Jesus Was a Capricorn)
    Crowd Around The Corner – Earl Thomas Conley (Don’t Make It Easy For Me)
    Jessica – Allman Brothers (Brothers and Sisters)
    Saddle Tramp – Charlie Daniels (Saddle Tramp)
    Desperado – Eagles (Desperado)

  4. Dixie Chicks – “Top Of The World” (Home)
    Lee Ann womack- “If These Walls Could Talk” ( Call Me Crazy)
    Brooks & Dunn- “The Long Goodbye” (Steers & Stripes)
    Toby Keith- “Nights I Can’t Remember” (Shockin Y’all)
    Alison Krauss & Union Station- ” Let Me Touch You For A While” ( New Favorite)

  5. 1. The Western Swing Authority – “One of Us is Lying” (from Now Playing)
    2. Striking Matches – “When the Right One Comes Along” (Nothing But the Silence)
    3. Blue Sky Riders – “A Thousand Wild Horses” (Finally Home)
    4. Danny O’Keefe – “Drive On Driver” (Breezy Stories)
    5. Hal Ketchum – “Daddy’s Oldsmobile” (Sure Love)

    Cam – “Burning House” (from her EP Welcome to Cam Country)

  6. This is a hard one.
    Will Hoge-When I Can Afford To Lose (Draw the Curtains)
    American Aquarium- Wichata Falls (Wolves)
    Stoney LaRue- Still Runnin’ (Aviator)
    Dierks Bentley w/ Del McCoury- Good Man Like Me (Modern Day Drifter)
    Micky & the Motorcars-Tonight We Ride (Hearts From Above)

  7. 1. Mary Chapin Carpenter, “I Take My Chances” (Come On, Come On)
    2. Collin Raye, “On The Verge” (I Think About You)
    3. Dixie Chicks, “Truth No. 2” (Home)
    4. Patty Loveless, “Sorrowful Angles” (Mountain Soul)
    5. Lorrie Morgan, “What Part of No” (Watch Me)

  8. Reba- The Greatest Man- For My Broken Heart

    Pam Tillis- In Between Dances- Sweethearts Dance

    Patty Loveless- The Trouble With The Truth- The Trouble With The Truth

    Janie Fricke- Dont Make Me A Liar Again- Somebody Else’s

    Sherrie Austin- Going Going Gone- Followin’ A Feeling

  9. 1. The Boxer: Roses In the Snow: EmmyLou Harris
    2. Live Oak: Southeastern: Jason Isbell
    3. Spanish Is a Loving Tongue: Cimmaron: EmmyLou Harris
    4. Blue Clear Sky: Blue Clear Sky: George Strait
    5 (A). Daylight & The Dark: Daylight & The Dark: Jason Eady
    5 (B). Traveling Soldier: Home: The Dixie Chicks
    5 (C). Song For The Life: Who I Am: Alan Jackson
    5 (D). Wings of a Dove: Honky Tonk Angels: Loretta, Dolly & Tammy

  10. Emmylou Harris, “Pancho and Lefty” (Luxury Liner)
    Patty Griffin, “Forgiveness,” (Living With Ghosts)
    Iris DeMent, “Our Town,” (Infamous Angel)
    Buddy Miller, “Wide River To Cross,” (Universal United House of Prayer)
    Willie Nelson, “Georgia on My Mind,” (Stardust)

  11. My five:

    1. YOU’RE NO GOOD–Linda Ronstadt (Heart Like A Wheel)
    2. DESPERADO–The Eagles {Desperado)
    3. ARE YOU STILL IN LOVE WITH ME?–Tift Merritt (Bramble Rose)
    4. GOLDEN BOY–Caitlin Rose (The Stand-In)
    5. DRINKIN’ IN MY SUNDAY DRESS–Maria McKee (Maria McKee)

  12. In no particular order, and without repeating artists:

    He Must Have Really Hurt You Bad – George Strait (It Just Comes Natural)
    Colder Weather – Zac Brown Band (You Get What You Give)
    She Don’t Love Me – Blake Shelton (Pure BS)
    You’ll Never Leave Harlan Alive – Brad Paisley (Part II)
    Just to See You Smile – Tim McGraw (Everywhere)

    This was hard, especially choosing Colder Weather, since I’m constantly changing my mind about whether I like it more than As She’s Walking Away. Plus, choosing just one Strait album is hard enough…

  13. “You’ll Never Leave Harlan Alive” – Patty Loveless (Mountain Soul)

    “Elephant” – Jason Isbell (Southeastern) – Or is it Cover Me Up? Stockholm? Traveling Alone? Live Oak? Songs That She Sang in the Shower? Gosh, this IS hard.

    “It’s Never Alright” – Dwight Yoakam (3 Pears)

    “Ordinary Fool” – Kelly Willis/Bruce Robison (Cheater’s Game)

    “The Flyboy and the Kid” – Rodney Crowell (Tarpaper Sky)

  14. This is a tough one! Almost impossible to nail down just one song from each album…

    1. “Tell Me,” Sara Evans (Real Fine Place)
    2. “Nobody To Blame,” Chris Stapleton (Traveller)
    3. “Airstream Song,” Miranda Lambert (Revolution)
    4. “All I Ever Do,” Lori McKenna (Lorraine)
    5. “High Time” or “Fine” or “Late To the Party,” Kacey Musgraves (Pageant Material) This one roves around constantly – almost all the songs have been my favorite on one day or another!

  15. Trying not to do repeats, but a lot of good songshave been mentioned…
    1. Travelin Soldier–Dixie chicks “Home
    2. I just Wanna Dance With you–George Strait
    3. If youre Going Through Hell–Rodney Atkins
    4. Here I Am–Patty Loveless “When Fallen Angels Fly”
    5. I Love you Enough To let You go”–Chely Wright “Woman in the Moon”

  16. 1. “Top of the World” – Dixie Chicks, Home
    2. “If I Had Only Known” – Reba McEntire, For My Broken Heart
    3. “My Old Friend” – Tim McGraw, Live Like You Were Dying
    4. “A Keeper for Every Flame” – Mary Chapin Carpenter, Stones in the Road
    5. “Woman Walk the Line” – Trisha Yearwood, Hearts in Armor

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