Blast From The Past: These 10 Country Songs Turn 22 In 2022

By Kelly Fisher

January 27, 2022

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Everyone loves a good dose of nostalgia — even country music’s biggest stars. Tim McGraw, for example, recently shared his reactions to some of his most well-known music videos over the course of his decades-long career (and even though he thought “maybe I wasn’t so cool,” he admitted that “this wasn’t as painful as I thought, so I might try it again”).

Any country fans aiming to take a look back at some of the most iconic country songs can take a stroll down memory lane with some of the biggest songs that are turning 22 in 2022. Some are hits from Lee Ann Womack, Kenny Chesney, George Strait and plenty other artists. One was a take on Tom Petty's 1989 track, one was a new song on a greatest hits album and

It might be difficult to believe that some of these songs are already more than two decades old. Here are 10 songs country artists released in 2000:

“I Won't Back Down” by Johnny Cash

“Prayin’ for Daylight,” by Rascal Flatts

“Born to Fly,” by Sara Evans

“I Hope You Dance,” by Lee Ann Womack

“Don’t Happen Twice,” by Kenny Chesney

“The Best Day,” by George Strait

“It’s A Great Day To Be Alive,” by Travis Tritt

“Real Live Woman,” by Trisha Yearwood

“When Somebody Loves You,” by Alan Jackson

“That's The Way,” by Jo Dee Messina

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