“LET ME LOVE YOU” TIM McGRAW
“Sometimes I close my eyes and imagine you’re with me.
Chasing passion into the night all tangled in a dream.
Oh if you could see my heart
The way I feel inside
You would know just how far
I’m willing to go to get to you
There is nothing I won’t do.
Show me what its like to lose control
Free the desire in your soul
Oh oh let me love you.“
Add those passionate lyrics along with a seductive Spanish guitar solo that even Carlos Santana would be proud to call his own and let Tim McGraw spin his magic on the vocals and you can see why “Let Me Love You” could be the sexiest country song ever! In 2001, it was the hidden gem from Tim McGraw’s Set This Circus Down CD that deserved to become a huge crossover single, but McGraw’s label went in another direction and kept him in the country music lane. When someone tells you country music is all-twang, corny songs about trucks and drinking beer, play them this sexy song. The music video here is a compilation of clips from the soap opera, General Hospital. The beautiful Kelly Monaco and her co-star, Steve Burton light up the screen. Pure passion!
“COUNTRY BOY” AARON LEWIS
The lead singer of Staind caught the country music bug after touring with Kid Rock in 2010. Aaron grew up around country music listening with his grandfather so after taking a hiatus from Staind, Aaron put out a personal EP with deep country roots called Town Line. The lead single, “Country Boy”, reminds me of a lost Hank Jr. tune, Southern Pride, patriotic, and 100% authentic. One version of the video featured cameos by Charlie Daniels and George Jones. On the EP, Aaron released a country version of “Tangled Up In You” which was first released as a rock track on Staind’s CD, The Illusion of Progress.
“IF YOU HAD CALLED YESTERDAY” JULIE ROBERTS