1988 - Click on the links to watch videos of these songs:
The number one song of 1988 was "Don't Close Your Eyes" by Keith Whitley.
Other notable Number Ones from 1988:
Wheels- Restless Heart
It's Such A Small World - Rodney Crowell & Roseanne Cash
Cry Cry Cry - Highway 101
Eighteen Wheels And A Dozen Roses - Kathy Mattea
Bluest Eyes In Texas - Restless Heart
I Couldn't Leave You If I Tried - Rodney Crowell (you gotta love it!)
(Do You Love Me) Just Say Yes - Highway 101
Streets Of Bakersfield - Dwight Yoakam & Buck Owens
Darlene - T. Graham Brown
If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin') - George Strait
Don't We All Have The Right - Ricky Van Shelton
A Tender Lie - Restless Heart
Tennessee Flat Top Box - Roseanne Cash
Life Turned Her That Way - Ricky Van Shelton
Baby Blue - George Strait
We Believe In Happy Endings - Earl Thomas Conley & Emmylou Harris
I Told You So - Randy Travis
Famous Last Words Of A Fool - George Strait
So, in summary, 1988 was basically the year of Restless Heart, Highway 101, Ricky Van Shelton, Rodney Crowell, Roseanne Cash, and of course, George Strait.
A lot of classic songs here. I won't bother with comparisons to the year 2007, because I'm tired of bitching and complaining.