It’s that time of year again. Summer is here and wedding season is just about in full swing. With all the soon-to-be-brides walking down the aisle, reception halls and church basements are sure to fill with guests and dinner buffets. And with that, they will also see the wedding dance of many newlywed couples. So on that note, what are the best country songs to play for that special moment? We have the top 10 here.
10. John Michael Montgomery: “I Swear”
One of his 7 No. 1 hits, “I Swear” is a fantastic choice for your wedding dance (though he has other amazing country songs that would also be great choices). Gary Baker and Frank J. Myers wrote the love ballad “I Swear”, and when Montgomery released it in 1993, it was a smash hit. With lyrics like, “I swear by the moon and the stars in the sky / I’ll be there,” it became the promise of lovers everywhere as they pledged their hearts to one another.
Interestingly, the song had success on multiple fronts. Montgomery achieved success with it on the Billboard Hot Country Singles and Tracks, where it went to No. 1. But it was so popular that he also achieved a top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart. Then later that same year, the pop group All-4-One recorded “I Swear” as a pop hit, and they also garnered international success with the track. This means you actually have two versions of the song from which to choose, in case you want a less countrified version of the love song.