country first dance songs

Country music has a history of producing some of the most romantic love songs. Popular country love songs have topped many first dance song lists for the bride and groom. Country music is a mainstay in American culture and will be here to stay for years to come. Country first dance songs make great songs at many American weddings.

country first dance songs

If you are looking for Country fist dance songs, you have come to the right place. We separate our list into the classic country first dance songs and modern first dance songs. It really depends on what your style of country music is. Modern country songs have more of a rock influence while classic country has more of a blues influence. If you would like to see a list of first dance songs of all music styles, please visit our first dance songs list.

Other Country song lists to read:

Modern Country First Dance Songs

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Chase Rice – Forever to Go
2020, The Album Part 1

Our song never gets old
The honeymoon phase
And butterflies fade
But I’ll never let you go


Jonny Houlihan – So in Love With You
2020, Jonny Houlihan the Best of 2019

Am gonna get down on one knee
Look up into your eyes
And girl, ask you to be my wife
And pray that you say “Yes”
Make me a happy man
By wearing my ring on your hand


Kane Brown – Good As You
2019, Experiment

Tomorrow, tonight, the rest of my life
I wanna be the man you want me to be
So startin’ right now, girl, tell me everything you need


Matt Stell – Prayed For You
2019, Everywhere But On

Every single day, before I knew your name
I couldn’t see your face, but I prayed for you
Every tail light fade in the goodbye rain
Girl even today, I prayed for you


Blake Shelton Duet with Gwen Stefani – Nobody But You
2019, Fully Loaded: God’s Country

I don’t wanna go down any other road now
I don’t wanna love nobody but you
Looking in your eyes now, if I had to die now
I don’t wanna love nobody but you


Luke Combs – Better Together
2019, What You See Is What You Get

Sometimes we’re oil and water
But I wouldn’t have it any other way
And if I’m being honest
Your first and my last name


Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber – 10,000 Hours
2019, 10,000 Hours

I’d spend ten thousand hours and ten thousand more
Oh, if that’s what it takes to learn that sweetheart of yours
And I might never get there, but I’m gonna try
If it’s ten thousand hours or the rest of my life


Chris Stapleton – Millionaire
2017, From A Room: Volume 2

I got a woman with eyes that shine
Down deep as a diamond mine
She’s my treasure so very rare
She’s made me a millionaire


Blane Howard – Promise to Love Her
2017, Promise to Love Her

She’s my everything
She’s all I’ll ever need
And she loves me at my worst
Sir, I give you my word
I promise to love her


Brett Young – In Case You Didn’t Know
2017, Brett Young

And I would be lying if I said
That I could live this life without you
Even though I don’t tell you all the time
You had my heart a long, long time ago
In case you didn’t know


Recent Past Country First Dance Songs

Lee Brice – I Don’t Dance
2014, I Don’t Dance

No, I don’t dance, but here I am
Spinning you around and around in circles
It ain’t my style, but I don’t care
I’d do anything with you anywhere

Brett Eldredge – Mean To Me
2013, Bring You Back

The lights down low
Dancin slow
Oh, if falling’s how you feel
And perfect is what you see
Then I’d be what you mean to me


Chris Young – Who I Am With You
2013, A.M.

You’re so good for me
And when I’m holdin’ you, it feels like I’ve got the world in my hands
Yeah, a better man is who I am with you


Hunter Hayes – Wanted
2013, Hunter Hayes

I wanna make you feel wanted
And I wanna call you mine
Wanna hold your hand forever
And never let you forget it


Blake Shelton – God Gave Me You
2011, Red River Blue

That you, an angel lovely
Could somehow fall for me
You’ll always be love’s great martyr
And I’ll be the flattered fool
And I need you


Thompson Square – Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not
2011, Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not

Are you gonna kiss me or not?
Are we gonna do this or what?
I think you know I like you a lot
But you’re ’bout to miss your shot


Lady A – When You Got A Good Thing
2010, Need You Now

You know you keep on bringin’ out the best of me
And I need you now even more than the air I breathe
You can make me laugh when I wanna cry
This will last forever I just know, I know


Brad Paisley – Then
2009, American Saturday Night

And now you’re my whole life
Now you’re my whole world
I just can’t believe the way I feel about you, girl
We’ll look back someday, at this moment that we’re in
And I’ll look at you and say
And I thought I loved you then


Taylor Swift – Love Story
2008, Love Story

This love is difficult, but it’s real
Don’t be afraid, we’ll make it out of this mess
It’s a love story, baby, just say, “Yes”


Big & Rich – Lost In This Moment
2007, Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace

There’s no doubt
Sealing our love with a kiss
Waited my whole life for this
Watching all my dreams come true
Lost in this moment with you


Rascal Flatts – Bless The Broken Road
2004, Feels Like Today

Pointing me on my way into your loving arms
This much I know is true
That God blessed the broken road
That led me straight to you


Country First Dance Songs not quite classic and not quite modern

The Chicks – Cowboy Take Me Away
1999, Fly

Cowboy take me away
Fly this girl as high as you can into the wild blue
Set me free, oh, I pray
Closer to heaven above and closer to you


Clint Black & Lisa Hartman Black – When I Said I Do
1999, D’lectrified

When I said I do, I meant that I will
Til’ the end of all time
Be faithful and true, devoted to you
That’s what I had in mind when I said I do


Lonestar – Amazed
1999, Lonely Grill

I don’t know how you do what you do
I’m so in love with you
It just keeps getting better
I want to spend the rest of my life with you by my side
Forever and ever


Alison Krauss – When You Say Nothing At All
1998, Keith Whitley: A Tribute

The smile on your face lets me know that you need me
There’s a truth in your eyes saying you’ll never leave me
A touch of your hand says you’ll catch me if ever I fall
Now you say it best when you say nothing at all


Tim McGraw & Faith Hill – It’s Your Love
1997, Everywhere

It’s your love
It just does something to me
It sends a shock right through me
I can’t get enough
And if you wonder
About the spell, I’m under
Oh it’s your love


Trisha Yearwood – How Do I Live
1997, (Songbook) A Collection of Hits

How do I live without you?
I want to know
How do I breathe without you?
If you ever go
How do I ever, ever survive?


Tracy Byrd – Keeper Of The Stars
1995, No Ordinary Man

When he joined these two hearts
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


John Michael Montgomery – I Love The Way You Love Me
1993, Life’s a Dance

Strong and wild
Slow and easy
Heart and soul
So completely
I love the way you love me


George Strait – I Cross My Heart
1992, Pure Country Soundtrack

I cross my heart
And promise to
Give all I’ve got to give
To make all your dreams come true
In all the world
You’ll never find
A love as true as mine


Classic Country First Dance Songs

Randy Travis – Forever and Ever, Amen
1987, Always & Forever

Well, it’s easy to see it’s happenin’ to me
I’ve already forgotten every woman but you
Oh, darlin’, I’m gonna love you forever
Forever and ever, amen


Willie Nelson – Always on My Mind
1982, Always On My Mind

I am so happy that you’re mine
Little things I should have said and done
I just never took the time
You were always on my mind


Eddie Rabbitt & Crystal Gayle – You And I
1982, Radio Romance

With you in my life
They’ll never be another
We’ll be all right
Just you and I


Anne Murray – Could I Have This Dance
1980, Anne Murray’s Greatest Hits

Could I have this dance for the rest of my life?
Would you be my partner every night?
When we’re together it feels so right


George Jones – He Stopped Loving Her Today
1980, I Am What I Am

Kept some letters by his bed dated nineteen sixty-two
He had underlined in red every single “I love you”


George Jones & Tammy Wynette – Golden Ring
1976, Golden Ring

Tears roll down her cheeks
And happy thoughts run through her head
As he whispers low, “With this ring, I thee wed”


Dolly Parton – I Will Always Love You
1974, Jolene

I wish you joy
And I wish you happiness
But above all this
I wish you love


Tammy Wynette – Stand By Your Man
1968, Stand by Your Man

Stand by your man,
And show the world you love him
Keep giving all the love you can


Glen Campbell – Gentle on My Mind
1967, Gentle on My Mind

I pretend to hold you to my breast and find
That you’re wavin’ from the back roads by the rivers of my memories
Ever smilin’, ever gentle on my mind



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