Travis Tritt songs touched the heart of many for more than 3 decades. His songs have been a part of every household.
Country Daily listed 10 of the best hits that we love playing over and over again.
1. “Help Me Hold On”
“Help Me Hold On” is a song written by Travis Tritt himself.
It is about a heartbreaking plea of a man to his significant other not to leave him. The man realizes his need to change to make their relationship work out.
2. “I’m Gonna Be Somebody”
The song was released in May 1990. It was written by Jill Colucci and Stewart Harris.
“I’m Gonna Be Somebody” features a young man named Bobby who came from the lower class of the society. He is an aspiring singer who dreams to make it big someday. However, people around him ask him to look for a more realistic job. Despite the words of discouragement, Bobby continued to work for his dream. He was able to achieve his career and became a successful singer through hard work.
Jill Collucci and Travis Tritt penned the song ” Anymore.” It peaked at No. 1 in the U.S. and was released in September 1991.
The music video depicts a Vietnam Veteran in a wheelchair who refuses to reach out to his wife because of his condition. He was encouraged by his friend to be true to his feelings and talk to his wife.
4.”Tell Me I Was Dreaming”
“Tell Me I Was Dreaming” was written by Tritt and Bruce Ray Brown. It was released in April 1995.
It is a continuation of the “Anymore” music video. We see a couple expecting a child. However, Annie, the wife died after falling on the docks while cleaning a boat. She left a baby girl whom Mac later named Annie.
5. ” If I Lost You”
“If I Lost You” was written by Tritt and Stewart Harris. It was released in August 1998 as the first single from the album No More Looking Over My Shoulder.
The video shows Mac struggling as a single father. He is helped by his friend Al to rear Annie who is now 5 years old. The message of the song paired with the video’s content tells us how Mac couldn’t live without his daughter after losing his wife.
6. “Can I Trust You with My Heart”
The song was written by Tritt and Stewart Harris. It was released in November 1992 as the second single released his CD T-R-O-U-B-L-E.
The song is about the love of a man towards his significant other. He wonders if the love he has developed for her is good enough to advance to the next stage.
7. “Foolish Pride”
“Foolish Pride” is a song written by Travis Tritt. It was released in March 1994 as the first single from his album Ten Feet Tall and Bulletproof. The song talks about the pride of two lovers in a failed relationship.
8. “Best of Intentions”
The song was written by Julian Williams and was released in June 2000. “Best of Intentions” discusses the narrator’s plans and dreams for his significant other that never materialized.
9. “Take It Easy”
Travis Tritt covered the song for the 1993 tribute album, Common Thread: The Songs Of The Eagles.
The video for Tritt’s version is notable for the appearance of all five members of the Eagles. As a result of the impromptu reunion, Don Henley and Glenn Frey announced two months later that they were getting the band back together for a tour.
10. “Country Club”
Country Club is a debut song written by Catesby Jones and Dennis Lord. The song had originally been cut by Allan Jackson.
The song is about a male narrator attempting to get the attention of a female who is a member of a country club. After she tells him that only members are allowed in the country club, he responds by saying that he, too, is a member of a “country club” because he likes country music.
The story behind the song relates to an experience that Dennis Lord had in a country club in Kansas City where they were not allowed to mingle and were asked to stay in a room. The treatment they experienced never left Lord’s mind.