The 25 best country songs of all time (+video)

Check out Country Music Television's rankings of the best country music songs ever released.

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2. 'He Stopped Loving Her Today,' by George Jones

'He Stopped Loving Her Today' by George Jones

Jones released his song in 1980 and originally thought the song would be far too sad to be popular, according to the Guardian. Because he disliked it, Jones kept singing "Loving" to the tune of a Kris Kristofferson song, "Help Me Make It Through the Night." "Drove me insane," Jones' producer Billy Sherrill told author Jack Isenhauer.

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