Top 10 Mark Chesnutt Songs

Mark Chesnutt Songs

Our Top 10 Mark Chesnutt songs list looks back of the songs of a fabulous country music star who first appeared on the music scene in the late 1980s. However, it wasn’t until 1990 when he was signed to major label that he became a big country music star. He stood as one of the new breed of country music artists in the 1990s who were finding old school classic rock fans who were tired of radio’s penchant to only play hip hop, boy bands and grunge in the 1990s. Mark Chesnutt has enjoyed a very successful recording career having released eighteen studio albums. Mark Chesnutt has also celebrated multiple number one singles on the country music charts, some of which are represented on this top 10 Mark Chesnutt songs list.

# 10 – It Sure Is Monday

We open up our top 10 Mark Chesnutt songs list with the upbeat, jubilant single entitled “It Sure Is Monday.” The song was released on the album entitled Almost Goodbye. It was the first single released from the album. The album was released in 1993. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song charted on the US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles peaking at number nineteen  The song “It Sure Is Monday,” also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. “It Sure Is Monday,” was composed by Dennis Linde.

# 9 – Bubba Shot the Jukebox

Continuing with our top 10 Mark Chesnutt songs list we take a listen to the cool rocking song entitled “Bubba Shot the Jukebox.” The energetic song was released on the album entitled Longnecks & Short Stories. The album was released in 1992. It was the third single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number four. The song “Bubba Shot the Jukebox,” also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number fourteen. “Bubba Shot the Jukebox,” was composed by Dennis Linde

# 8 – I Just Wanted You to Know

In the number eight spot on our top 10 Mark Chesnutt songs list we present the song entitled “I Just Wanted You to Know.”  The song “I Just Wanted You to Know” was released on the album entitled Almost Goodby which is the most represented album on this list. The album was released in 1997. It was the third single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song “I Just Wanted You to Know,” also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. “I Just Wanted You to Know,” was composed by Tim Mensy and Gary Harrison.

# 7 – This Heartache Never Sleeps

In the number seven position on our top 10 Mark Chesnutt songs list is the song entitled “This Heartache Never Sleeps.” The mid tempo rocker “This Heartache Never Sleeps” was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number seventeen.  The song “This Heartache Never Sleeps,” charted on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles peaking at number one  “This Heartache Never Sleeps,” also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number ten. “This Heartache Never Sleeps” was composed by  Tim Johnson and Daryl Burgess.

# 6 – Lovin’ Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again)

Landing in the number six spot on our Mark Chesnutt top 10 songs list we present the classic song “Lovin’ Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again).” Older rock and country fans will recognize this one as the classic Kris Kristofferson song. The song  “Lovin’ Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again),” was originally released by Kris Kristofferson in 1971. Mark Chesnutt’s version appeared on the album entitled Outlaw. The album was released in 2010  It was the first single released from the album.

# 5 – I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing

At the halfway point on our top 10 Mark Chesnutt songs list is the song entitled “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing.” Throughout his career, Mark Chesnutt has loved covering classic rock and roll songs. His cover of Aerosmith’s monster hit single was one of his biggest. It actually was Aerosmith’s biggest selling single and their only one to hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Mark Chesnutt kept the tradition going also hitting number one with his cover on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts as well as the Canadian Country Music Charts. The song was composed by Diane Warren.

 

# 4 – Gonna Get a Life

At the number four spot on our top 10 Mark Chesnutt songs list we present the jubilant song entitled “Gonna Get a Life.” This one will get you up and dancing. The song was released on the album entitled What a Way to Live. The album was released in 1994. It was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number two. The song was composed by Jim Lauderdale and Frank Dycus.

# 3 – She Was

Moving along on our top 10 Mark Chesnutt songs list we present the heart warming  ballad entitled “She Was.” The song was released on the album entitled Mark Chesnutt. The album was released in 2002. It was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number eleven. The song also was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number sixty four. The song was composed by Jimmy Melton and Neal Coty.

# 2 – Heard It in a Love Song

Just of the top spot on our top 10 Mark Chesnutt songs list we celebrate the legendary song entitled “Heard It in a Love Song.” Yes, my friends, it’s the same song that your thinking of. The classic Marshall Tucker Band song was originally released back in 1979 and stood as one of the biggest songs the band ever released from a commercial standpoint. Some fans may do a double take because Mark Chesnutt sounds very much like Doug Gray of the Marshall Tucker Band  in the low register. Mark Chesnutt does a faithful version of the song right down to the iconic piano riff.

# 1 – Almost Goodbye

We wrap up our top 10 Mark Chesnutt songs list with the romantic song entitled “Almost Goodbye.” This bookends our top 10 Mark Chesnutt song list with songs from his incredible album entitled Almost Goodbye. The song “Almost Goodbye,” was the second single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song “Almost Goodbye” also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number two. “Almost Goodbye,” was composed by Billy Livsey and Don Schlitz.

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