Every country music fan would agree that Vince Gill songs are among the best-written tracks for the past three decades. The multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter has built a body of work that can’t simply be equaled within the genre’s history.
While he’s at it, Gill charted more than forty singles and racked up numerous awards – including a whopping twenty Grammy Awards and a lot more accolades from the Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music. But that doesn’t end there; Gill is also a member of the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame. Pretty impressive, isn’t it?
Truly, Gill is one of his generation’s great contributors to country music’s enduring vitality. And with that in mind, we’re giving you Vince Gill‘s greatest hits. Check them out below!
1. “Go Rest High on That Mountain”
This heartbreaking goodbye to a departed loved one is definitely Gill’s most recognized song. “Go Rest High on That Mountain” ruled over the awards season following its release in 1995 – taking home two Grammys as well as the CMA Award for Song of the Year.
2. “Whenever You Come Around”
The soaring love song, “Whenever You Come Around,” turned out to be Gill’s biggest hit in the pop charts – reaching No. 72 on Billboard’s Hot 100. Gill revealed that the muse behind the lyrics is his wife, Amy Grant, who he recently met at that time.
3. “I Still Believe in You”
Gill might have started his music career in the 1970s, but it was only in 1992 when he first earned his first No. 1 hit with “I Still Believe In You,” the first single from his fifth studio album of the same name. The song also won two Grammy Awards.
4. “Look at Us”
Powered by John Hughey’s pedal steel guitar and Gill’s beautiful tenor, “Look at Us” was hailed Song of the Year during the 1992 Country Music Association Awards. Gill wrote the romantic ballad for his then-wife, Janis, as a celebration of their long-lived marriage of opposites.
5. “When I Call Your Name”
Gill marked another milestone when this poignant ballad went straight to the No. 2 spot on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. To this date, “When I Call Your Name” is still a staple in any country collection – healing broken hearts everywhere.
6. “Tryin’ to Get Over You”
Gill continued to showcase his talent for incredible storytelling – especially in this tragic ballad, “Tryin’ to Get Over You,” about a man who revealed that while his relationship has ended, only death could heal his brokenhearted heart.
7. “Don’t Let Our Love Start Slippin’ Away”
The song became Gill’s biggest hit to date after it spent three weeks at No. 1 on Billboard’s country chart. also comes with a much more epic, star-studded music video.
8. “Which Bridge to Cross (Which Bridge to Burn)”
Gill co-wrote this country ballad with songwriting legend Bill Anderson, whose career was revived after the song reached No. 4 on the country chart.
9. “Take Your Memory with You”
Country radio listeners were taken aback when this classic Bakersfield Country song came on the radio airwaves in 1992 – still, the fans enjoyed it, making this a No. 2 hit.
10. “Pretty Little Adriana”
This may sound like an average love song to you, but it’s actually about a child’s death, as seen from a parent’s perspective. It was inspired by one of Nashville’s most tragic news stories about a young girl named Adriane Dickerson who was murdered outside a supermarket.
11. “Kindly Keep It Country”
Though this wasn’t a hit in the charts, it features vocals from Lee Ann Womack – which blends perfectly with Gill’s voice, making it a tough one to beat.
12. “Feels Like Love”
Indeed, love is sweeter the second time around, and Gill sings about that in “Feels Like Love,” which reached No. 6 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart.
13. “The Heart Won’t Lie”
In 1993, McEntire collaborated with Gill for “The Heart Won’t Lie” – and with their voices blending perfectly together, the two Oklahoma natives brought the song to the top of the country chart.
14. “One More Last Chance”
The song finds Gill begging for “one more last chance” from his girlfriend, who wants to end their relationship. It showcased Gill’s diverse musical talents and turned to be a favorite among his live concert setlist.
15. “Never Knew Lonely”
Gill has definitely mastered delivering pristine ballads that are enough to rip your heart – and “Never Knew Lonely” exemplifies that.
Check Out Some More of Vince Gill Songs Found In His Impressive Catalog
Vince Gill’s music catalog is indeed like a “pocket full of gold.” Keep on scrolling below to check out some more of his hits.
So, how about you? What are your favorite Vince Gill songs?