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The Best 70s Country Songs

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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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

May 2, 2022 2:41 pm GMT
Last Edited February 17, 2024 3:39 pm GMT

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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. 1.

    Luckenbach, Texas (Back To The Basics)

    Waylon Jennings

  2. 2.

    Coal Miner's Daughter

    Loretta Lynn

  3. 3.

    Golden Ring

    George Jones & Tammy Wynette

  4. 4.

    Delta Dawn

    Tanya Tucker

  5. 5.

    L.A. Freeway

    Guy Clark

  6. 6.

    Y'all Come Back Saloon

    The Oak Ridge Boys

  7. 7.

    Let Your Love Flow

    The Bellamy Brothers

  8. 8.

    Honky Tonk Heroes

    Waylon Jennings

  9. 9.

    Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys (With Willie Nelson)

    Waylon Jennings

  10. 10.

    Blue Eyes Crying In the Rain

    Willie Nelson

  11. 11.

    Jolene

    Dolly Parton

  12. 12.

    Love Hurts (With Emmylou Harris)

    Gram Parsons

  13. 13.

    Southern Nights

    Glen Campbell

  14. 14.

    Sunday Morning Coming Down

    Kris Kristofferson

  15. 15.

    (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right

    Millie Jackson

  16. 16.

    Don't Make My Brown Eyes Blue

    Crystal Gayle

  17. 17.

    A Lesson In Leavin'

    Dottie West

  18. 18.

    Third Rate Romance

    Amazing Rhythm Aces

  19. 19.

    Two Doors Down

    Dolly Parton

  20. 20.

    Sleeping Single In A Double Bed

    Barbara Mandrell

  21. 21.

    Queen Of The Silver Dollar

    Dave And Sugar

  22. 22.

    Stay All Night (Stay a Little Longer)

    Willie Nelson

  23. 23.

    I'm Not Lisa

    Jessi Colter

  24. 24.

    One's On The Way

    Loretta Lynn

  25. 25.

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

    Kris Kristofferson

  26. 26.

    I Can Help

    Billy Swan

  27. 27.

    Tulsa Time

    Don Williams

  28. 28.

    Rose Garden

    Lynn Anderson

  29. 29.

    The Grand Tour

    George Jones

  30. 30.

    'Til I Can Make It On My Own

    Tammy Wynette

  31. 31.

    Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man (With Loretta Lynn)

    Conway Twitty

  32. 32.

    East Bound And Down

    Jerry Reed

  33. 33.

    Take Me Home, Country Roads

    John Denver

  34. 34.

    Leaving Louisiana In The Broad Daylight

    Emmylou Harris

  35. 35.

    Family Tradition

    Hank Williams Jr.

  36. 36.

    Help Me Make It Through The Night

    Sammi Smith

  37. 37.

    The Gambler

    Kenny Rogers

  38. 38.

    Country Boy (You Got Your Feet In L.A.)

    Glen Campbell

  39. 39.

    Shame On Me

    Donna Fargo

  40. 40.

    Stop And Smell The Roses

    Mac Davis

  41. 41.

    Before The Next Teardrop Falls

    Freddy Fender

  42. 42.

    Cheatin' Is

    Barbara Fairchild

  43. 43.

    Behind Closed Doors

    Charlie Rich

  44. 44.

    The Devil Went Down To Georgia

    The Charlie Daniels Band

  45. 45.

    Man In Black

    Johnny Cash

  46. 46.

    Something To Brag About (With Mary Kay Place)

    Willie Nelson

  47. 47.

    Kiss An Angel Good Mornin'

    Charley Pride

  48. 48.

    Old Dogs, Children And Watermelon Wine

    Tom T. Hall

  49. 49.

    Margaritaville

    Jimmy Buffett

  50. 50.

    Blue Bayou

    Linda Ronstadt

  51. 51.

    Fancy

    Bobbie Gentry

  52. 52.

    A Good Hearted Woman

    Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson

  53. 53.

    Poncho & Lefty

    Townes Van Zandt

  54. 54.

    Return Of The Grievous Angel

    Gram Parsons

  55. 55.

    Every Which Way But Loose

    Eddie Rabbitt

  56. 56.

    She's Actin' Single (I'm Drinkin' Doubles)

    Gary Stewart

  57. 57.

    Save Me Jesus

    Bobby Charles

  58. 58.

    Two More Bottles Of Wine

    Emmylou Harris

  59. 59.

    Coward Of The Country

    Kenny Rogers

  60. 60.

    Here You Come Again

    Dolly Parton

  61. 61.

    You Never Even Called Me By My Name

    David Allan Coe

  62. 62.

    Bloody Mary Morning

    Willie Nelson

  63. 63.

    Ridin' My Thumb To Mexico

    Johnny Rodriguez

  64. 64.

    'Til I Get It Right

    Tammy Wynette

  65. 65.

    Bandy The Rodeo Clown

    Moe Bandy

  66. 66.

    Barstool Mountain

    Johnny Paycheck

  67. 67.

    Blanket On The Ground

    Billie Jo Spears

  68. 68.

    You're My Best Friend

    Don Williams

  69. 69.

    Teddy Bear Song

    Barbara Fairchild

  70. 70.

    Brass Buckles

    Barbi Benton

  71. 71.

    Love Is A Rose

    Linda Rondstadt

  72. 72.

    Ramblin' Man

    Allman Brothers Band

  73. 73.

    Take It Easy

    Eagles

  74. 74.

    Rita Ballou

    Guy Clark

  75. 75.

    Don't Let The Sunshine Fool Ya'

    Townes Van Zandt

  76. 76.

    Spanish Pipedream

    John Prine

  77. 77.

    The Virgin

    Gene Clark

  78. 78.

    Can't You See

    The Marshall Tucker Band

  79. 79.

    Willy The Wandering Gypsy And Me

    Billy Joe Shaver

  80. 80.

    Thank God I'm A Country Boy

    John Denver

  81. 81.

    Stranger (With Janie Fricke)

    Johnny Duncan

  82. 82.

    Is Anybody Going To San Antone

    Charley Pride

  83. 83.

    Boulder To Birmingham

    Emmylou Harris

  84. 84.

    L.A. International Airport

    Susan Raye

  85. 85.

    You Needed Me

    Anne Murray

  86. 86.

    The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia

    Vicki Lawrence

  87. 87.

    The Jamestown Ferry

    Tanya Tucker

  88. 88.

    Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me

    Mac Davis

  89. 89.

    Hello Darlin'

    Conway Twitty

  90. 90.

    Convoy

    C.W. McCall

  91. 91.

    Come Monday

    Jimmy Buffett

  92. 92.

    The Most Beautiful Girl

    Charlie Rich

  93. 93.

    The Winner

    Bobby Bare

  94. 94.

    Color Him Father

    Linda Martell

  95. 95.

    (I'd Be) A Legend In My Time

    Ronnie Milsap

  96. 96.

    Talking In Your Sleep

    Crystal Gayle

  97. 97.

    Have You Never Been Mellow

    Olivia Newton-John

  98. 98.

    Will The Circle Be Unbroken (With Mother Marybelle Carter)

    Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

  99. 99.

    Love In The Hot Afternoon

    Gene Watson

  100. 100.

    (Ghost) Riders In The Sky

    Johnny Cash

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