POPSUGAR Love & Sex

Country Love Songs Guaranteed to Make You Cry

Jun 3 2014 - 1:00pm

Aside from looking sexy in a cowboy hat [1], country musicians are really, really good at writing and performing songs that make you bawl your eyes out. The love songs, especially, can just rip your heart out. Bad breakups, first love, the death of a spouse, wives waiting for their soldiers to come home — it's enough to make you an emotional wreck. So with the CMT Music Awards [2] tomorrow, what better way to get in the spirit than with a playlist of the saddest country love songs we could find? Listen to our Spotify playlist below, and fair warning: there will be tears.

  1. "Whiskey Lullaby," Brad Paisley featuring Alison Krauss
  2. "Austin," Blake Shelton
  3. "He Stopped Loving Her Today," George Jones
  4. "If You're Reading This," Tim McGraw [3]
  5. "The Dance," Garth Brooks
  6. "I'm Gonna Love You Through It," Martina McBride
  7. "Colder Weather," Zac Brown Band
  8. "Just a Dream," Carrie Underwood [4]
  9. "Like We Never Loved at All," Faith Hill [5]
  10. "I Miss My Friend," Darryl Worley
  11. "Travelin' Soldier," Dixie Chicks
  12. "Better as a Memory," Kenny Chesney
  13. "Strawberry Wine" Deana Carter
  14. "Come Home Soon," SheDaisy
  15. "What Hurts the Most," Rascal Flatts
  16. "Laughed Until We Cried," Jason Aldean
  17. "Love Your Memory," Miranda Lambert
  18. "There Goes My Life," Kenny Chesney
  19. "The Fool," Lee Ann Womack
  20. "You'll Think of Me," Keith Urban [6]
  21. "Stay," Little Big Town
  22. "You Don't Even Know Who I Am," Patty Loveless
  23. "It Would Be You," Gary Allen
  24. "Why Should I Care," Sara Evans
  25. "If You Had Called Yesterday," Julie Roberts
  26. "I Ain't Her Cowboy Anymore," George Strait
  27. "I Would've Loved You Anyway," Trisha Yearwood
  28. "Didn't You Know How Much I Loved You," Kellie Pickler
  29. "When I Call Your Name," Vince Gill
  30. "Probably Wouldn't Be This Way," LeAnn Rimes
  31. "Don't Take the Girl," Tim McGraw
  32. "While You Loved Me," Rascal Flatts
  33. "You Were Mine," Dixie Chicks

Just remember: you'll need to download the free Spotify [7] software or app to listen to our playlists!


Source URL
http://www.tressugar.com/Sad-Country-Love-Songs-34516475