Saturday, November 17, 2007
From time to time, I thought I would talk about the 20 country songs that I think are the best, if I had to narrow it down.
I did this as an exercise a couple of years ago, and it's pretty tough! I edited my list quite a bit before I was through. And I'm not sure I'm completely happy with my final choices, even now.
The criteria? Completely subjective. It's not just the songs; it's also the performances. But the song is the main ingredient.
So, here is one of those songs.
Written by Kris Kristofferson, and recorded by Sammi Smith in 1971, this song was a number one hit.