The Best 70s Country Songs

100 of the finest country cuts from the 1970s

Holler Country Music

Featured: George Jones & Tammy Wynette

From Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings to Dolly Parton and Loretta Lynn, here's a playlist of some of the best of country music from the 70s

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It's safe to say that some of the most renowned and influential country artists were in their prime during the 70s. Their music has undeniably shaped the sound of country music as we know it today - so sit back, head back in time and enjoy Holler's compilation of 100 of the finest country cuts from the decade.

Check out the full track listing below:

1. Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics) - Waylon Jennings

2. Coal Miner's Daughter - Loretta Lynn

3. Golden Ring - George Jones, Tammy Wynette

4. Delta Dawn - Tanya Tucker

5. L.A. Freeway - Guy Clark

6. Y'all Come Back Saloon - The Oak Ridge Boys

7. Let Your Love Flow - The Bellamy Brothers

8. Honky Tonk Heroes - Waylon Jennings

9. Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys - Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson

10. Blue Eyes Crying In the Rain - Willie Nelson

11. Jolene - Dolly Parton

12. Love Hurts - Gram Parsons, Emmylou Harris

13. Southern Nights - Glen Campbell

14. Sunday Morning Coming Down - Kris Kristofferson

15. (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right - Millie Jackson

16. Don't Make My Brown Eyes Blue - Crystal Gayle

17. A Lesson In Leavin' - Dottie West

18. Third Rate Romance - Amazing Rhythm Aces

19. Two Doors Down - Dolly Parton

20. Sleeping Single In A Double Bed - Barbara Mandrell

21. Queen of the Silver Dollar - Dave and Sugar

22. Stay All Night (Stay a Little Longer) - Willie Nelson

23. I'm Not Lisa - Jessi Colter

24. One's On The Way - Loretta Lynn

25. Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again)

26. I Can Help - Billy Swan

27. Tulsa Time - Don Williams

28. Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson

29. The Grand Tour - George Jones

30. 'Til I Can Make It on My Own - Tammy Wynette

21. Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man - Conway Twitty, Loretta Lynn

32. East Bound and Down - Jerry Reed

33. Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver

34. Leaving Louisiana in the Broad Daylight - Emmylou Harris

35. Family Tradition - Hank Williams Jr.

36. Help Me Make It Through The Night - Sammi Smith

37. The Gambler - Kenny Rogers

38. Country Boy (You Got Your Feet In L.A.) - Glen Campbell

39. Shame on Me - Donna Fargo

40. Stop And Smell The Roses - Mac Davis

41. Before The Next Teardrop Falls - Freddy Fender

42. Cheatin' Is - Barbara Fairchild

43. Behind Closed Doors - Charlie Rich

44. The Devil Went Down to Georgia - The Charlie Daniels Band

45. Man in Black - Johnny Cash

46. Something to Brag About - Willie Nelson, Mary Kay Place

47. Kiss an Angel Good Mornin' - Charley Pride

48. Old Dogs, Children and Watermelon Wine - Tom T. Hall

49. Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett

50. Blue Bayou - Linda Ronstadt

51. Fancy - Bobbie Gentry

52. A Good Hearted Woman - Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson

53. Poncho & Lefty - Townes Van Zandt

54. Return of the Grievous Angel - Gram Parsons

55. Every Which Way but Loose - Eddie Rabbitt

56. She's Actin' Single (I'm Drinkin' Doubles) - Gary Stewart

57. Save Me Jesus - Bobby Charles

58. Two More Bottles of Wine - Emmylou Harris

59. Coward Of The Country - Kenny Rogers

60. Here You Come Again - Dolly Parton

61. You Never Even Called Me By My Name - David Allan Coe

62. Bloody Mary Morning - Willie Nelson

63. Ridin' My Thumb To Mexico - Johnny Rodriguez

64. 'Til I Get It Right - Tammy Wynette

65. Bandy the Rodeo Clown - Moe Bandy

66. Barstool Mountain - Johnny Paycheck

67. Blanket On The Ground - Billie Jo Spears

68. You're My Best Friend - Don Williams

69. Teddy Bear Song - Barbara Fairchild

70. Brass Buckles - Barbi Benton

71. Love Is a Rose - Love Is a Rose - Linda Rondstadt

72. Ramblin' Man - Allman Brothers Band

73. Take It Easy - Eagles

74. Rita Ballou - Guy Clark

75. Don't Let The Sunshine Fool Ya' - Townes Van Zandt

76. Spanish Pipedream - John Prine

77. The Virgin - Gene Clark

78. Can't You See - The Marshall Tucker Band

79. Willy the Wandering Gypsy and Me - Billy Joe Shaver

80. Thank God I'm a Country Boy - John Denver

81. Stranger - Johnny Duncan, Janie Fricke

82. Is Anybody Going to San Antone - Charley Pride

83. Boulder to Birmingham - Emmylou Harris

84. L.A. International Airport - Susan Raye

85. You Needed Me - Anne Murray

86. The Night the Lights Went out in Georgia - Vicki Lawrence

87. The Jamestown Ferry - Tanya Tucker

88. Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me - Mac Davis

89. Hello Darlin' - Conway Twitty

90. Convoy - C.W. McCall

91. Come Monday - Jimmy Buffett

92. The Most Beautiful Girl - Charlie Rich

93. The Winner - Bobby Bare

94. Color Him Father - Linda Martell

95. (I'd Be) A Legend in My Time - Ronnie Milsap

96. Talking In Your Sleep - Crystal Gayle

97. Have You Never Been Mellow - Olivia Newton-John

98. Will The Circle Be Unbroken - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Mother Maybelle Carter

99. Love In The Hot Afternoon - Gene Watson

100. (Ghost) Riders in the Sky - Johnny Cash

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