Label: Tring - GRF126 • Series: Double Play - GRF126 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: UK • Genre: Jazz, Blues •
We all could use a good cry every once in a while, so next time you're having a sullen moment, queue up one of these hit country songs. It's impossible to get through this list of somber tunes without tearing up.
As this trio sings, "I'm not afraid to cry every once in a while," and you'll also be in tears after listening to this song. After being "so close" to telling someone special how much they're loved, the person in this story is heartbroken when their love decides to walk away.
The group will remind you how difficult Car Tu Ten Vas - Sylvie Vartan - Best is to live with regrets. You'll feel the nostalgia with this ballad. Brooks and Dunn tell the story of old man Wrigley, a Navy veteran who has lost his wife and his baby. Told through the eyes of a young boy who grows up, the boy is devastated when he discovers the elderly man has died, and thinks: "If there was ever anybody deserved a ticket to the other side, it'd be that sweet old man who looked me in the eye.
Vince laments his lost love in this song. After his wife sent him a goodbye note and then vanished, Vince still can't believe she's gone. Willie sings about a cowboy dreaming of his lost love in this one. He croons, Dont Lose Your Eye - Various - When Your Lover Has Gone (25 Blues & Soul Hits) is like a dyin' ember, only Dont Lose Your Eye - Various - When Your Lover Has Gone (25 Blues & Soul Hits) remain," as his heart aches for the his loved one who's now in heaven.
This short but sweet song will make you think of those who are no longer with us. Warning: This number is absolutely heartbreaking.
Martina tells the story of a little girl who's being abused and "hides the bruises with linen and lace. Don't you ever wonder if you had taken a left turn in life instead of veering for that right? This release still moves us decades later as it did in the '80s. Yes, there's the Whitney Houston version. But it's not exactly easy to make it through the Smoky Mountain Songbird's version without holding back the floodgates.
Her one-of-a-kind, beautiful warble may quell some of the pain, but the moment you start listening to the actual lyrics again, here come the tears…. The single also released by Ken Mellons is gut-wrenching to get through every single time. This s Willie Nelson-penned tune hits all the pillar of sadness rolled into one beautiful, heart-rending, pitiful swirl of emotion.
Perhaps it's not the song itself that's so sad—but the forlorn frame of mind it takes us back to. We still miss country Winter Wine - Caravan - In The Land Of Grey And Pink Joey Feek who died in from cervical cancer.
The guttural vocals of Stapleton elevate this sorrowful tune from very sad to total tear-machine. Us too. It may be mid-tempo and feature studio production that's almost a touch too slick, but it still gets us, well, every time. We've all been there with the TV turned on and "the sound turned down and a bottle of wine. And between the music video's dramatic grand piano, falling snow, and empty home, we're not sure what makes us want to Wont Stop - OneRepublic - Dreaming Out Loud up in bed the most.
You're going to need an extra roll of tissues for when you make it to the final verse of this one. Love may conquer all, but damn is getting through the tough times brutal. Lambert tunes have Koolade - The Turn Ups - Turn Up unique knack for capturing a specific moment, glance, or 7 a.
But here, she captures a feeling: The total, all-encompassing sadness of losing someone you love. An unexpected choice for sure, but stay with us. Knowing that you'll never get your childhood back is perhaps the most inconsolable reality we have to confront in life.
And nobody captures that better than Church in this bittersweet ode to "the summer before the real world started. A song that almost whispers, the dramatic and doleful tale of a husband who returns from service to find his wife with another man and then takes his life still haunts us whenever we listen.
With mournful, evocative backup singing from Alison Krauss, good luck making it through the song without getting misty eyed, especially as you get to the part where you learn the wife took her life, too, stricken with remorseful pain from her husband's suicide. Don't let the song Dont Lose Your Eye - Various - When Your Lover Has Gone (25 Blues & Soul Hits) fool you, this ballad is a real tearjerker.
And unlike most of his arena rock anthems, this is one of the few Bryan songs that in concert you can probably hear a pin drop, as fans take a moment to pause and raise a drink to the ones they've loved and lost.
You know a song has serious heartbreak potential when Haggard pairs up with Willie Nelson and songwriting legend Freddy Powers to write it. And the No. With angelic supporting vocals from Janie Fricke, the song has some of the most rueful lines about breaking up we've ever heard. Swindell teamed up with songwriter Ashley Gorley for this wistful tribute to Swindell's dad, who died suddenly in Sometimes love doesn't work out. Sometimes it does and you're flooded with a sea of gratitude, adoration for your better half, Lost Control - The Shriek - Sex Sells this EYB ballad that gives us a serious case of the sniffles.
In a poignant tribute to his grandpas, we'd bet even your toughest friend will not be able to get through this montage of home video footage without breaking down. Here, McCreery perfectly captures yearning for one more outing, meal or fishing trip with someone you love.
A potent reminder to keep those precious minutes you do get close to your heart as they happen, and to add to your collection of life's little but beautiful moments every day.
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