Thursday, January 29, 2015


Well, that time of year is upon us ... you know what I'm talking about. No, not winter although that is unfortunately here, but that time of year where love is in the air, Cupid's sharpening his arrow and couples everywhere are thinking about what they can do show each other how much they love each other while singles are rolling their eyes and spraying the air with "anti-love" repellant. Roses are great but sometimes there's no bigger turn on than words that come from the heart and whether you are head over heels giddy in love or you're single and swearing you'll never love again, country music has always been good at producing some of the best lines to make one believe in love ... through a song.

Here are some of our picks for the best "lyrics from the heart" just in time for Valentine's Day which falls in about 2 weeks. What are your favorite words from the heart?

"You were in my arms, right where you belong. And we were so in love, it was almost like a song."
- Ronnie Milsap "It Was Almost Like A Song"

"If I made you feel second best, girl I'm sorry I was blind. You were always on my mind."
- Willie Nelson "You Were Always on My Mind"

"Same old boy. Same sweet girl. Ten years down the road. He held her tight and kissed her lips in front of the picture show."
- Tim McGraw "Don't Take the Girl"

"So I made a promise to myself to say each day how much she means to me, and avoid that circumstance where theres no second chance to tell her how I feel." 
- Garth Brooks "If Tomorrow Never Comes"

"Take a look around. I'm the sunshine in your hair. I'm the shadow on the ground. I'm the whisper in the wind. I'm your imaginary friend." 
- Lonestar "I'm Already There"

"Did you ever see a robin weep when leaves begin to die? That means he's lost the will to live. I'm so lonesome I could cry."
- Hank Williams "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"

"I hold everything when I hold you in my arms. I've got all I'll ever need thanks to the keeper of the stars." 
- Tracy Byrd "Keeper of the Stars"

"Don't know what I did to earn a love like this, but baby I must be doin' somethin' right." 
- Billy Currington "Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right"

"No, it wasn't at first sight, but the moment I looked twice, I saw the woman I was born to love." 
- Andy Griggs "She's More"

"Love is certain, love is kind. Love is yours and love is mine. But it isn't something that we find. It's something that we do." 
- Clint Black "Something That We Do"

"I may not even be the dream you wanted to come true. But I'll always be the man in love with you." 
- George Strait "The Man in Love With You"

"When the evening shadows and the star appear, and there is no one to dry your tears. I could hold you for a million years, to make you feel my love." 
- Garth Brooks "To Make You Feel My Love"

"I got over you just long enough to let my heartache mend. And then today I started loving you again." 
- Merle Haggard "Today I Started Loving You Again"

"The smile on your face lets me know that you need me. There's a truth in your eyes sayin' you'll never leave me. The touch of your hand says you'll catch me if ever I fall. You say it best when you say nothing at all." 
- Keith Whitley "When You Say Nothing At All"

"Where've you been? I've looked for you forever and a day. Where've you been? I'm just not myself when you're away." 
- Kathy Mattea "Where've You Been"

Good morning, beautiful, how was your night? Mine was wonderful with you by my side. And when I open my eyes to see your sweet face, it's a good morning, beautiful day."
- Steve Holy "Good Morning Beautiful"

"Come and lay down by my side till the early morning light. All I'm takin' is your time, help me make it through the night."
- Kris Kristofferson "Help Me Make it Through the Night"

Jennifer Smith
Follow Jennifer on Twitter at @LovinLyrics

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