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The Best 50s Country Songs

A 50s country songs playlist including Kitty Wells, Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Ernest Tubb, Lefty Frizzell, Sanford Clark, Porter Wagoner and more.

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A 50s country songs playlist including Kitty Wells, Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Ernest Tubb, Lefty Frizzell, Sanford Clark, Porter Wagoner and more.

May 2, 2022 6:00 am GMT
Last Edited July 4, 2023 9:14 am GMT

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Whether it was the TV stars of a new golden era, smokey bar session players making a name for themselves or a certain young man in black, the 1950s had an integral influence on the state of country music for generations to come.

Here's a playlist of Holler's Best Country Songs of the 1950s.

Check out the full track listing below:

  1. 1.

    It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels

    Kitty Wells

  2. 2.

    Honky Tonkin' (With Drifting Cowboys)

    Hank Williams

  3. 3.

    I Walk The Line

    Johnny Cash

  4. 4.

    Waltz Across Texas

    Ernest Tubb

  5. 5.

    If You've Got The Money I've Got The Time

    Lefty Frizzell

  6. 6.

    The Fool

    Sanford Clark

  7. 7.

    A Satisfied Mind

    Porter Wagoner

  8. 8.

    New Mule Skinner Blues

    The Maddox Brothers & Rose

  9. 9.

    Cattle Call

    Eddy Arnold

  10. 10.

    The Long Black Veil

    Lefty Frizzell

  11. 11.

    Walkin' After Midnight

    Patsy Cline

  12. 12.

    Two Whoops And A Holler

    Jean Shepard

  13. 13.

    No Help Wanted

    Rose And The Maddox Brothers

  14. 14.

    Time's A Wastin'

    Carl Smith & June Carter Cash

  15. 15.

    Slow Poke

    Hawkshaw Hawkins

  16. 16.

    Big Iron

    Marty Robbins

  17. 17.

    The Battle Of New Orleans

    Johnny Horton

  18. 18.

    Cold, Cold Heart

    Hank Williams

  19. 19.

    White Lightning

    George Jones

  20. 20.

    There Stands The Glass

    Webb Pierce

  21. 21.

    Tennessee Stud

    Eddy Arnold

  22. 22.

    I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know

    The Davis Sisters

  23. 23.

    The Wild Side Of Life

    Hank Thompson

  24. 24.

    Sixteen Tons

    Tennessee Ernie Ford

  25. 25.

    Four Walls

    Jim Reeves

  26. 26.

    The Auctioneer

    Leroy Van Dyke

  27. 27.

    Blue, Blue Day

    Don Gibson

  28. 28.

    There's A Higher Power

    The Louvin Brothers

  29. 29.

    Crazy Arms

    Ray Price

  30. 30.

    Birmingham Bounce

    Red Foley

  31. 31.

    Fujiyama Mama

    Wanda Jackson

  32. 32.

    All I Have To Do Is Dream

    The Everly Brothers

  33. 33.

    Am I That Easy To Forget

    Carl Belew

  34. 34.

    Dixie Fried

    Carl Perkins

  35. 35.

    Bimbo

    Jim Reeves

  36. 36.

    Under Your Spell Again

    Buck Owens

  37. 37.

    Waterloo

    Stonewall Jackson

  38. 38.

    Oh Lonesome Me

    Don Gibson

  39. 39.

    I'm Movin' On

    Hank Snow

  40. 40.

    Get Rhythm

    Johnny Cash

  41. 41.

    Let Me Be The One

    Hank Locklin

  42. 42.

    Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young

    Faron Young

  43. 43.

    Blue Moon Of Kentucky

    Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys

  44. 44.

    I'm A Man Of Constant Sorrow

    The Stanley Brothers

  45. 45.

    Foggy Mountain Breakdown (With The Foggy Mountain Boys)

    Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs

  46. 46.

    Heartbreak Hotel

    Elvis Presley

  47. 47.

    Young Love

    Sonny James

  48. 48.

    Fraulein

    Bobby Helms

  49. 49.

    The Three Bells

    The Browns

  50. 50.

    Big Midnight Special

    Stoney Cooper & Wilma Lee

  51. 51.

    Rebel Rouser

    Duane Eddy

  52. 52.

    A Dear John Letter

    Jean Shepard & Ferlin Husky

  53. 53.

    Why Baby Why

    George Jones

  54. 54.

    Making Believe

    Kitty Wells

  55. 55.

    Heartaches By The Number

    Ray Price

  56. 56.

    El Paso

    Marty Robbins

  57. 57.

    Jambalaya (On The Bayou)

    Hank Williams

  58. 58.

    Folsom Prison Blues

    Johnny Cash

  59. 59.

    In The Jailhouse Now

    Webb Pierce

  60. 60.

    Goodnight, Irene

    Ernest Tubb, Red Foley & the Sunshine Trio

  61. 61.

    Honky Tonk Man

    Johnny Horton

  62. 62.

    City Lights

    Ray Price

  63. 63.

    You Win Again

    Jean Shepard

  64. 64.

    Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes

    Skeets McDonald

  65. 65.

    I Let The Stars Get In My Eyes

    Goldie Hill

  66. 66.

    Loose Talk

    Carl Smith

  67. 67.

    Guess Things Happen That Way

    Johnny Cash

  68. 68.

    A White Sport Coat

    Marty Robbins & Ray Conniff

  69. 69.

    The Same Old Me

    Ray Price

  70. 70.

    Knoxville Girl

    The Louvin Brothers

  71. 71.

    I Found My Girl In The Usa

    Jimmie Skinner

  72. 72.

    Gonna Find Me A Bluebird

    Marvin Rainwater

  73. 73.

    The Shrine Of St. Cecilia

    Faron Young

  74. 74.

    Gotta Travel On

    Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys

  75. 75.

    Cash On The Barrel Head

    The Louvin Brothers

  76. 76.

    I Gotta Know

    Wanda Jackson

  77. 77.

    The Ballad Of Davy Crockett

    Mac Wiseman

  78. 78.

    Slowly

    Webb Pierce

  79. 79.

    Don't Drop It

    Terry Fell

  80. 80.

    Looking Back To See

    Goldie Hill & Justin Tubb

  81. 81.

    You All Come!

    Arlie Duff

  82. 82.

    Bumming Around

    Jimmy Dean

  83. 83.

    Seven Lonely Days

    Bonnie Lou

  84. 84.

    Blues, Stay Away From Me

    The Delmore Brothers

  85. 85.

    Honeycomb

    Jimmie Rodgers

  86. 86.

    Don't Take Your Guns to Town

    Johnny Cash

  87. 87.

    Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy

    Red Foley

  88. 88.

    (Now and Then, There's) A Fool Such As I

    Hank Snow & His Rainbow Ranch Boys

  89. 89.

    Cry! Cry! Cry!

    Johnny Cash

  90. 90.

    Always Late (With Your Kisses)

    Lefty Frizzell

  91. 91.

    When It's Springtime In Alaska

    Johnny Horton

  92. 92.

    Lonesome Road

    Mirriam Johnson

  93. 93.

    Tennessee Waltz

    Patti Page

  94. 94.

    Tennessee Wig Walk

    Bonnie Lou

  95. 95.

    Black Land Farmer

    Frankie Miller

  96. 96.

    Changing Partners

    Pee Wee King And His Band

  97. 97.

    New Step It Up And Go

    Maddox Brothers

  98. 98.

    Wildwood Flower

    Mother Maybelle & The Carter Sisters

  99. 99.

    Satisfied

    Martha Carson

  100. 100.

    I'll Never Get Out Of This World

    Hank Williams & Drifting Cowboys

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