Here they are, the absolutely greatest hits from the history of Country Music.
The very best music.

The Greatest Country Single Hits of them all
The Year is 1981


Alabama - Old Flame - RCA - 02-1981
Alabama - Feels So Right - RCA - 05-1981
Alabama - Love In The First Degree - RCA - 10-1981
Deborah Allen - You (Make Me Wonder Why) - Capitol - 09-1981
Rex Allen, Jr. with Margo Smith - Cup Of Tea - Warner - 01-1981  
John Anderson - 1959 - Warner - 12-1980+    
John Anderson - I'm Just An Old Chunk Of Coal (But I'm Gonna Be A Diamond Someday) - Warner - 04-1981
John Anderson - Chicken Truck - Warner - 08-1981
John Anderson - I Just Came Home To Count The Memories - Warner - 12-1981+
Eddy Arnold - Don't Look Now (But We Just Fell In Love) - RCA - 12-1980+
Razzy Bailey - I Keep Coming Back - RCA - 11-1980+
Razzy Bailey - Friends - RCA - 04-1981
Razzy Bailey - Midnight Hauler/Scratch My Back And Whisper In My Ear - RCA - 07-1981 
Moe Bandy Featuring Judy Bailey - Following The Feeling - Columbia - 12-1980+
Moe Bandy & Joe Stampley - Hey Joe (Hey Moe) - Columbia - 03-1981
Moe Bandy - My Woman Loves The Devil Out Of Me - Columbia - 05-1981
Moe Bandy & Joe Stampley - Honky Tonk Queen - Columbia - 08-1981
Moe Bandy - Rodeo Romeo -Columbia - 10-1981+
Bobby Bare - Willie Jones - Columbia - 01-1981
Randy Barlow - Love Dies Hard - Paid - 05-1981
The Bellamy Brothers - Do You Love As Good As You Look - Warner / Curb -01-1981
The Bellamy Brothers - They Could Put Me In Jail - Warner / Curb - 06-1981
The Bellamy Brothers - You're My Favorite Star - Warner / Curb - 10-1981 
Jim Ed Brown and Helen Cornelius - Don't Bother To Knock - RCA - 05-1981  
Ed Bruce - Girls, Women And Ladies - MCA - 11-1980+
Ed Bruce - (When You Fall In Love) Everything's A Waltz - MCA - 08-1981
Ed Bruce - You're The Best Break This Old Heart Ever Had - MCA -12-1981+ 
The Burrito Brothers - Does She Wish She Was Single Again - Curb - 05-1981
The Burrito Brothers - She Belongs To Everyone But Me - Curb - 08-1981  
Glen Campbell - Any Which Way You Can - Warner - 12-1980+
Glen Campbell - I Love My Truck - Mirage - 08-1981   
Johnny Cash - The Baron - Columbia - 04-1981     

Rosanne Cash - Seven Year Ache - Columbia - 03-1981 
Rosanne Cash - My Baby Thinks He's A Train - Columbia - 09-1981
John Conlee - What I Had With You - MCA - 02-1981
John Conlee - Miss Emily's Picture - MCA - 09-1981
Earl Thomas Conley - Silent Treatment - Sunbird - 12-1980+  

Earl Thomas Conley - Fire And Smoke - Sunbird - 04-1981
Earl Thomas Conley - Tell Me Why - RCA - 11-1981+
Billy Crash Craddock - I Just Need You For Tonight - Capitol - 07-1981
Sonny Curtis - Good Ol' Girls - Elektra - 05-1981
Lacy J. Dalton - Hillbilly Girl With The Blues - Columbia - 12-1980+ 

Lacy J. Dalton - Whisper - Columbia - 04-1981
Lacy J. Dalton - Takin' It Easy - Columbia - 08-1981
Lacy J. Dalton - Everybody Makes Mistakes/Wild Turkey - Columbia - 12-1981   
Dave & Sugar - Fool By Your Side - Elektra - 05-1981
Gail Davies - I'll Be There (If You Ever Want Me) - Warner - 12-1980+  

Gail Davies - It's A Lovely, Lovely World - Warner - 04-1981
Gail Davies - Grandma's Song - Warner - 09-1981
Mac Davis - Hooked On Music - Casablanca - 03-1981
Mac Davis - You're My Bestest Friend - Casablanca - 11-1981
John Denver - Some Days Are Diamonds (Some Days Are Stone) - RCA - 07-1981
Johnny Duncan - Acapulco - Columbia -11-1980+
Leon Everette - Giving Up Easy - RCA - 11-1980+

Leon Everette - If I Keep On Going Crazy - RCA - 03-1981
Leon Everette - Hurricane - RCA - 08-1981
Leon Everette - Rodeo - RCA - 11-1981
Janie Fricke - Down To My Last Broken Heart - Columbia - 11-1980+ 

Janie Fricke - Pride - Columbia - 04-1981
Janie Fricke - I'll Need Someone To Hold Me (When I Cry) - Columbia - 08-1981
Janie Fricke - Do Me With Love - Columbia - 12-1981
David Frizzell & Shelly West - You're The Reason God Made Oklahoma - Warner - 02-1981
David Frizzell & Shelly West -  A Texas State Of Mind - Warner - 07-1981
David Frizzell & Shelly West - Husbands And Wives - Warner - 10-1981
Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers Band - Wind Is Bound To Change - Columbia - 07-1981
Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers Band - What Are We Doin' Lonesome - Columbia - 10-1981
Crystal Gayle - Take It Easy - Columbia - 02-1981
Crystal Gayle - Too Many Lovers - Columbia - 06-1981
Crystal Gayle - The Woman In Me - Columbia - 10-1981 

Terri Gibbs - Somebody's Knockin' - MCA - 11-1980+
Terri Gibbs - Rich Man - MCA - 06-1981  

Mickey Gilley - You Don't Know Me - Epic -  07-1981
Mickey Gilley - A Headache Tomorrow (Or A Heartache Tonight) - Epic - 02-1981
Bobby Goldsboro - Goodbye Marie - Curb - 11-1980+
Bobby Goldsboro - Alice Doesn't Love Here Anymore - Curb - 03-1981
Bobby Goldsboro - Love Ain't Never Hurt Nobody - Curb - 08-1981       

Vern Gosdin - Dream Of Me - Ovation - 06-1981
Terry Gregory - Just Like Me - Handshake - 03-1981
Merle Haggard - I Think I'll Just Stay Here And Drink - MCA - 11-1980+
Merle Haggard - Leonard - MCA - 02-1981
Merle Haggard - Rainbow Stew - MCA - 06-1981
Merle Haggard - My Favorite Memory - Epic - 10-1981
Emmylou Harris - Mr. Sandman - Warner - 03-1981
Emmylou Harris & Don Williams - If I Needed You - Warner - 10-1981
Con Hunley - What's New With You - Warner - 01-1981
Con Hunley - She's Steppin' Out - Warner - 10-1981
George Jones and Johnny Paycheck - You Better Move On - Epic - 01-1981    

George Jones - If Drinkin' Don't Kill Me (Her Memory Will) - Epic - 01-1981
George Jones - Still Doin' Time - Epic - 10-1981
Tom Jones - Darlin' - Mercury - 05-1981
Kieran Kane - You're The Best - Elektra - 07-1981
Kieran Kane - It's Who You Love - Elektra - 11-1981+ 

The Kendalls - Teach Me To Cheat - Mercury - 09-1981
Fred Knoblock & Susan Anton - Killin' Time - Scotti Brothers - 12-1980+
Fred Knoblock - Memphis - Scotti Brothers - 09-1981
Cristy Lane - I Have A Dream - Liberty -02-1981
Johnny Lee - Pickin' Up Strangers - Asylum - 02-1981
Johnny Lee - Prisoner Of Hope - Asylum - 06-1981
Johnny Lee - Bet Your Heart On Me - Full Moon / Asylum - 10-1981
Zella Lehr - Feedin' The Fire - Columbia - 09-1981   

Jerry Lee Lewis - Thirty-Nine And Holding - Elektra - 02-1981
Loretta Lynn & Conway Twitty - Lovin' What Your Lovin' Does To Me - MCA - 02-1981
Loretty Lynn - Somebody Led Me Away - MCA - 03-1981 

Loretta Lynn & Conway Twitty - I Still Believe In Waltzes - MCA - 06-1981
Barbara Mandrell - Love Is Fair - MCA - 02-1981 

Barbara Mandrell (w. George Jones, guest vocal) - I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool - MCA - 05-1981
Barbara Mandrell - Wish You Were Here - MCA - 09-1981
Charly McClain - Who's Cheatin' Who - Epic - 12-1980+

Charly McClain - Surround Me With Love
- Epic - 05-1981
Charly McClain - Sleepin' With The Radio On - Epic -09-1981    
Mel McDaniel - Louisiana Saturday Night - Capitol - 04-1981
Mel McDaniel - Right In The Palm Of Your Hand - Capitol - 08-1981
Mel McDaniel - Preaching Up A Storm - Capitol - 11-1981+ 

Ronnie McDowell - Wandering Eyes - Epic - 01-1981
Ronnie McDowell - Older Women - Epic - 07-1981
Ronnie McDowell - Watchin' Girls Go By - Epic - 11-1981+
Reba McEntire - I Don't Think Love Ought To Be That Way - Mercury - 04-1981 

Reba McEntire - Today All Over Again - Mercury - 08-1981
Reba McEntire - Only You (And You Alone) - Mercury - 12-1981+
Don McLean - Crying - Millennium - 02-1981

Ronnie Milsap - Am I Losing You - RCA - 03-1981
Ronnie Milsap - (There's No) Gettin' Over Me - RCA - 07-1981
Ronnie Milsap - I Wouldn't Have Missed It For The World - RCA - 11-1981+
Gary Morris - Headed For A Heartache- Warner - 10-1981 

Anne Murray - Blessed Are the Believers - Capitol - 04-1981
Anne Murray - We Don't Have To Hold Out - Capitol - 07-1981
Anne Murray - It's All I Can Do - Capitol - 10-1981
Willie Nelson and Ray Price - Don't You Ever Get Tired (Of Hurting Me) - Columbia - 12-1980+ 

Willie Nelson - Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground - Columbia - 01-1981 
Willie Nelson - Mona Lisa - Columbia - 05-1981
Juice Newton - Queen Of Hearts - Capitol - 07-1981
Juice Newton - The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known) - Capitol - 11-1981+ 
The Oak Ridge Boys - Beautiful You - MCA - 11-1980+
The Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira - MCA - 04-1981
The Oak Ridge Boys - (I'm Settin') Fancy Free - MCA - 09-1981
Dolly Parton - Nine To Five - RCA - 12-1980+
Dolly Parton - But You Know I Love You - RCA - 04-1981
Dolly Parton - The House Of The Rising Sun - RCA - 09-1981 

Elvis Presley - Guitar Man - RCA -01-1981
Elvis Presley - Lovin' Arms - RCA - 05-1981
Ray Price - It Don't Hurt Me Half As Bad - Dimension - 08-1981
Ray Price - Diamonds In The Stars - Dimension - 12-1981+ 

Charley Pride - Roll On Mississippi - RCA - 03-1981
Charley Pride - Never Been So Loved In All My Life - RCA - 08-1981     

Eddie Rabbitt - I Love A Rainy Night - Elektra - 11-1980+
Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step - Elektra - 08-1981
Eddie Rabbitt - Someone Could Lose A Heart Tonight - Elektra - 12-1981+
Eddy Raven - I Should've Called - Elektra - 06-1981
Eddy Raven - Who Do You Know In California - Elektra - 11-1981+ 

Kenny Rogers - Lady - Liberty - 10-1980+
Kenny Rogers - I Don't Need You - Liberty - 06-1981
Kenny Rogers - Share Your Love With Me - Liberty - 10-1981
Kenny Rogers - Blaze Of Glory - Liberty - 11-1981+  

John Schneider - It's Now Or Never - Scotti Brothers - 07-1981
John Schneider - Them Good Ol' Boys Are Bad - Scotti Brothers - 10-1981 

T.G. Sheppard - I Feel Like Lovin' You Again - Warner / Curb - 12-1980+
T.G. Sheppard - I Loved 'Em Every One - Warner / Curb - 03-1981 
T.G. Sheppard - Party Time - Warner / Curb - 07-1981
T.G. Sheppard - Only One You - Warner / Curb - 12-1981+
Ricky Skaggs - Don't Get Above Your Raisin' - Epic - 06-1981
Ricky Skaggs - You May See Me Walkin' - Epic - 10-1981    
Sammi Smith - Cheatin's A Two Way Street - Sound Factory - 03-1981
Joe Stampley - I'm Gonna Love You Back To Loving Me Again - Epic -02-1981
Billie Jo Spears - Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad - Liberty - 01-1981
Joe Stampley - Whiskey Chasin' - Epic - 06-1981 
The Statler Brothers - Don't Forget Yourself - Mercury - 11-1980+   

The Statler Brothers - Don't Wait On Me - Mercury - 07-1981
The Statler Brothers - Years Ago - Mercury - 11-1981+ 

George Strait - Unwound - MCA - 06-1981
George Strait - Down And Out - MCA - 10-1981
Billy Swan - Do I Have To Draw A Picture - Epic - 05-1981
Billy Swan - I'm Into Lovin' You - Epic - 08-1981
Billy Swan - Stuck Right In The Middle Of Your Love - Epic - 12-1981+  

Sylvia - Drifter - RCA - 01-1981
Sylvia - The Matador - RCA - 05-1981
Sylvia - Heart On The Mend - RCA - 10-1981 

Mel Tillis - Southern Rains - Elektra - 12-1980+
Mel Tillis - A Million Old Goodbyes - Elektra - 04-1981
Mel Tillis - One-Night Fever - Elektra - 09-1981 

Tompall & The Glaser Brothers - Lovin' Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again) - Elektra - 05-1981
Tompall & The Glaser Brothers - Just One Time - Elektra - 10-1981 

Tanya Tucker - Can I See You Tonight - MCA - 01-1981
Conway Twitty - A Bridge That Just Won't Burn - MCA - 11-1980+
Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn - Lovin' What Your Lovin' Does To Me - MCA - 02-1981
Conway Twitty - Rest Your Love On Me - MCA - 03-1981
Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn - I Still Believe In Waltzes - MCA - 06-1981
Conway Twitty - Tight Fittin' Jeans - MCA - 07-1981
Conway Twitty - Red Neckin' Love Makin' Night - MCA - 11-1981+
Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton - If You Go, I'll Follow You - RCA - 11-1980+ 

Jacky Ward - Somethin' On The Radio - Mercury - 02-1981
Steve Wariner - Your Memory - RCA - 12-1980+ 

Steve Wariner - By Now - RCA - 05-1981
Steve Wariner - All Roads Lead To You - RCA - 10-1981   
Gene Watson - Between This Time And The Next Time
Waylon (Jennings) & Jessi (Colter) - Storms Never Last - RCA - 03-1981
Waylon (Jennings) & Jessi (Colter) - Wild Side Of Life / It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels  RCA - 06-1981
Dottie West - Are You Happy Baby? - Liberty - 12-1980+ 

Dottie West with Kenny Rogers - What Are We Doin' In Love - Liberty - 04-1981
Dottie West - (I'm Gonna) Put You Back On The Rack - Liberty - 08-1981
Dottie West - It's High Time - Liberty - 11-1981+
Don Williams - Falling Again - MCA - 03-1981
Don Williams - Miracles - MCA - 07-1981
Don Williams - Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good - MCA -12-1981+   

Hank Williams, Jr. - Texas Women - Elektra / Curb - 02-1981
Hank Williams, Jr. - Dixie On My Mind - Elektra / Curb - 06-1981
Hank Williams, Jr. - All My Rowdy Friends (Have Settled Down) - Elektra / Curb - 09-1981
Tammy Wynette - Crying In The Rain - Epic - 10-1981



 
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