April 30

Tim McGraw’s Success In Country Songs


Tim McGraw’s Top Country Songs  of 1997, 1998, and 2004

Tim McGraw started playing guitar and performed at smaller venues to make some money. In 1993, his self-titled albums were received very poorly by the critics and music lovers.

Challenges that were faced by Tim McGraw gave him the courage to strive harder.

Photo Credit: Tim McGraw / youtube.com via screengrab
Photo Credit: Tim McGraw / youtube.com via screengrab

“It’s Your Love”

This song was written by Stephony Smith and was performed by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. It was released in May 1997. “It’s Your Love” was produced by Byron Gallimore. This song became a number one single in the year 1997. Moreover, it was nominated for two Grammy Awards, Best Country Song, and Best Country Collaboration.

The song was the first single made by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. As soon as Tim McGraw heard the song, he instantly wanted to record it with Hill. Tim McGraw and Faith Hill were exclusively dating at that time.

 “Just to See You Smile”

This song was written by Mark Nesler and Tony Martin. It was performed by Tim McGraw an American Country Music artist. It was released in August 1997. The song was also the longest chart run for 1990’s country single.

Just to see you smile
I’d do anything
That you wanted me to
And all is said and done
I’d never count the cost
It’s worth all that’s lost
Just to see you smile

If you love someone, just love him but never own him. Loving someone is worth the risk of being loved or being hurt.  The song is about a guy who really admires a girl that the guy would do anything to make the girl happy. He is even willing to give up her own happiness just to make her girl happy. Being with your loved one and loving someone can break you a million times.

“Live Like You Were Dying”

The song is written by the songwriting team of Tim Nicholas and Craig Wiseman. It was recorded by Tim McGraw and released on June 7, 2004. The song spent seven weeks of the Billboard Country Music Charts. Moreover, the song won the Academy of Country Music Awards (2004) and Grammy Award for Best Country Song (2004).

“Live Like You Were Dying” from the lyrics itself talks about a story of a man who gets the news that his father has a threatening illness. Before his father died, his father’s message was to let him live life to the fullest and do things that he wants to do as much as he can. You can’t go back in time, but you can make time to make things better.

Tug McGraw who is Tim McGraw’s father died on January 5, 2004, after being hospitalized with a brain tumor on March 12, 2003.

To know more about Tim McGraw visit his  Facebook page, Instagram account, and Twitter account.



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