Last Updated December 6th 2017
Here is a selection of country songs lyrics about life and love, taken from various compositions.
Yeah, I know when it comes to country music, you either love it or hate it.
Some say country music is just some three chord songs of soppy lyrics about broken hearts, Jesus, two-timing men or honky-tonk bars.
Country Songs Lyrics About Life And Love
Anyway, I have selected some country songs lyrics by various country and western stars, which you may either find them cheesy or charming.
“Cause I’ve got friends in low places where the whiskey drowns, and the beer chases my blues away and I’ll be okay.” – Garth Brooks
(Song Lyrics Of ‘Friends In Low Places‘ From ‘No Fences’ Album By Garth Brooks, Released: August 6, 1990)
“I was born country and that’s what I’ll always be, like the rivers and the woodlands wild and free. I got a hundred years of down home running through my blood. I was born country and this country’s what I love.” – Alabama
(Song Lyrics Of ‘Born Country‘ From ‘Greatest Hits Vol. II’ Album By Alabama, Released: December 26, 1991)
“I hurt myself today, To see if I still feel, I focus on the pain, The only thing that’s real.” – Johnny Cash
(Song Lyrics Of ‘Hurt‘ From ‘American IV: The Man Comes Around’ Album By Johnny Cash, Released: November 5, 2002)
“Walk away from trouble if you can. It won’t mean you’re weak if you turn the other cheek. (…) You don’t have to fight to be a man.” – Kenny Rogers
(Song Lyrics Of ‘Coward Of The County‘ From ‘Kenny’ Album By Kenny Rogers, Released: November 12, 1979)
“Heartaches by the number, troubles by the score, everyday you love me less, each day I love you more.” – Harlan Howard
(Song Lyrics Of ‘Heartaches By The Number‘ By Harlan Howard, Released: 1959)
“Cowboys ain’t easy to love and they’re harder to hold. They’d rather give you a song then diamonds or gold. Lonestar belt buckles and old faded Levi’s and each night begins a new day.” – Willie Nelson
(Song Lyrics Of ‘Mamas’ Don’t Let Your babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys‘ From ‘Waylon & Willie’ Album By Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson, Released: January 1978)
“I don’t know the answer to the easy way she opened every door in my mind. But dreaming was as easy as believing it was never gonna end. Loving her was easier than anything I’ll ever do again.” – Kris Kristofferson
(Song Lyrics Of ‘Lovin’ Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again)‘ From ‘The Silver Tongued Devil and I’ Album By Kris Kristofferson, Released: 1971)
“There’s just something about a spray of roses, to a woman they say more than man can say.” – Hank Williams Jr.
(Song Lyrics Of ‘Elevan Roses‘ From “Eleven roses’ Album By Hank Williams Jr., Released: March 1972)
“I was a fool to wander and a-stray. Straight is the gate and narrow the way. Now I have traded the wrong for the right. Praise the Lord I saw the light.” – Hank Williams
(Song Lyrics Of ‘I Saw The Light‘ By Hank Williams, Released: September 1948)
“Old flames can’t hold a candle to you, No one can light up the night like you do.” – Dolly Parton
(Song Lyrics Of ‘Old Flames Can’t Hold a Candle to You‘ From ‘Dolly, Dolly, Dolly’ Album By Dolly Parton, Released: July 19, 1980)
“Be willing and forgivin’, cause all healing has to start with you.” – Dolly Parton
(Song Lyrics Of ‘Better Get To Livin‘ From ‘Backwoods Barbie’ Album By Dolly Parton, Released: August 28, 2007)
“There’s a fire softly burning; supper’s on the stove. But it’s the light in your eyes that makes him warm.” – John Denver
(Song Lyrics Of ‘Back Home Again‘ From ‘Back Home Again’ Album By John Denver, Released: June 15, 1974)
“Body like a back road, drivin’ with my eyes closed, I know every curve like the back of my hand.” – Sam Hunt
(Song Lyrics Of ‘Body Like A Back Road‘ By Sam Hunt, Released: February 2, 2017)
“Despite my Sunday learning, towards the bad, I kept turning.” – Merle Haggard
(Song Lyrics Of ‘Mama Tried‘ From ‘Mama Tried’ Album By Merle Haggard, Released: July 22, 1968)
“If you see your brother standing by the road, with a heavy load from the seeds he sowed. And if you see your sister falling by the way, just stop and say you’re goin’ the wrong way. You’ve got to try a little kindness.” – Glen Campbell
(Song Lyrics Of ‘Try A Little Kindness‘ From ‘Try A Little Kindness’ Album By Glen Campbell, Released: January 1970)
“I’m like a wounded bird hungry for the sky. But if I try my wings and try long enough, I’m bound to learn to fly.” – Tammy Wynette
(Song Lyrics Of ‘Til I Get It Right‘ From ‘My Man’ Album By Tammy Wynette, Released: December 1972)
“Well I’m a makin’ bed, you’re out a makin’ time. You robbed my piggy bank and spent my last thin dime on wine, woman and song.” – Loretta Lynn
(Song Lyrics Of ‘Wine, Women and Song‘ From ‘Before I’m Over You’ Album By Loretta Lynn, Released: April 1964)
“We spent the precious time we knew was borrowed, ’cause you gave me the courage to live with yesterday. And you gave me tomorrow.” – Johnny Cash & June Cater
(Song Lyrics Of ‘The Loving Gift‘ From ‘Any Old Wind That Blows’ Album By Johnny Cash, Released: January 1973)
“Girl, you look like you might be an angel, so I won’t lie. I could love you like the devil, if you wanted me to tonight.” – Dierks Bentley
(Song Lyrics Of ‘Lot Of Leavin’ Left To Do‘ From ‘Modern Day Drifter’ Album By Dierks Bentley, Relased: January 11, 2005)
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