This perhaps one of the purest songs that could make your eyes water. A song of truthful love and faith towards each other. Sammy Kershaw outpoured an authentic emotion to the song which makes it so beautiful to hear over and over again. The lyrics can pierce you straight to the heart with its heartfelt melody. Also, the title alone “Love of My Life” says it all.
Besides “Love of My Life,” Sammy Kershaw has recorded “She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful.” The song was his only number one single on the country charts. Nevertheless, it reached millions of people and made him one of the best country singers of his time.
Love of My Life…
The song tells a story of a man who was hesitant and naïve. Not until a woman came to change him. The woman then became the love of his life.
Moreover, Keith Stegall and Dan Hill pooled resources for the words and lyrics of “Love of My Life.” Sammy Kershaw recorded and released the song in October 1997. The song was the lead-off single under his album “Labor of Love.” Also, the song has received a massive response from the country music lovers. In fact, it reached at number two on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. It also peaked at number three in Canada and other parts of the world. In 1998, on the U.S Billboard Hot Country Songs year-end, the song placed at number ten.
Sammy Kershaw, in his teenage years, became the opening act for the legends Ray Price, Merle Haggard, and George Jones. He then submitted demonstration tapes to different labels. One of his demonstration tapes made its way to Mercury Records. The label signed him a contract and released his debut album “Don’t Go Near The Water.” It was widely accepted and even certified platinum. He then released more singles and albums.
In his career, he has released sixteen studio albums. Those albums were certified platinum and gold by RIAA. More than twenty-five of his singles have reached Top ten on the Billboard.
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