Top 10 Military Country Songs
Written by: Catalogs.com Editorial Staff
February 21, 2012
Filed Under Music
Contributed by Jennifer Andrews, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru
Music has the ability to inspire, move and heal us during times of need, sadness and grief.
Military personnel fighting for their country as well as their families and country-men may find some comfort or solace in listening to music that holds significance and meaning to their situations. Although there are many types of music that may apply, country music is particularly pronounced in providing tunes that are emotional and personal in nature to military.
Listen to these top ten military country songs when you are seeking peace or understanding.
10. If You’re Reading This
Tim McGraw and the Warren Brothers wrote ‘If You’re Reading This’ as a song tribute to fallen soldiers of the Afghanistan and Iraq war.
9. Some Gave All
Billy Ray Cyrus’ had a nation-wide hit with the 1992 single ‘Achy Breaky Heart” from the hit album Some Gave All. However, the album’s title track quickly became a fan favorite due to its message of sacrifice and honor during the war.
8. 8th of November
The song 8th of November as performed by Big and Rich was written in memory of Veteran Niles Harris. Harris and his brigade were taken down in Vietnam during the year of 1965.
7. Only in America
The Brooks and Dunn song ‘Only in America’ is as inspiring as it is patriotic to Americans everywhere.
6. Have You Forgotten
Daryl Worley penned this number one hit in honor of the military and those fighting for their country.
5. Courtesy of The Red, White and Blue
Toby Keith originally wrote this song in 2001 after his father’s passing. It went on to become an inspiration for military personnel and country-men.
4. Message From Home
Message From Home by country band Lonestar signifies the strength, courage and honor of military men and women separated from family and friends.
3. Come Home Soon
The country group SheDaisy performs this song with lyrics detailing the hope, longing and love felt between separated lovers and family during difficult times.
2. American Solider
Toby Keith pays homage and respect to military personnel fighting for their country in the song entitled ‘American Solider’.
1. Go Rest High On That Mountain
A classic song loved by many, country artist Vince Gill lends his heart-felt voice to this song that gives hope and peace to the families of loved ones fallen during times of war. Vince Gill is well known by lovers of military country music for his performances with the Navy Country Current Bluegrass Quartet.