The 10 Best Neal McCoy Songs of All-Time

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Neal McCoy has been a country music fan favorite since his self-titled debut album in 1991. That album proved that he was much more than a novelty act, as McCoy blended a traditional country sound with a modern approach to the genre. However, throughout McCoy’s career, he has also maintained an image as an outlaw and a traditional guy which has made him a country music fan favorite. He has also hit the top of the charts several times, with his highest-charting single being ” Wink ” in 1994. McCoy’s albums have all been successful, with his debut album proving to be his most commercially successful album of any of the 16 studio albums that he has released up until this point in time. The following is the list of his all-time songs that have never faded out and don’t seem like they will any sooner.

10. Wink

The song ‘Wink’ was released in 1994 and was a number 1 hit song. It stayed at the top of the charts for two weeks straight and it would be Neal Mccoy’s only song to reach the top spot on country music charts. It was also included in his debut album and won a ‘Favorite Country Song’ award at the 1995 American Music Awards. The song is about a guy who has fallen for a girl named ‘Wink’ (very clever, Neal!) and is asking for her to give him some kind of sign that she feels the same way he does about her. The song’s music video has become one of the most iconic music videos in country history, as it features Neal Mccoy in an astronaut suit attempting to win the heart of Wink.

9. Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye

“Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye” is a 1981 song written by John Jarrard and Mark Wright, and performed by American country music artist Neal McCoy. It was released in January 1994 as the first single from his album “No Doubt About It”. The song reached number-one on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart. The song was McCoy’s only number-one hit that made him win a Grammy award.

8. Where Forever Begins

The ‘Where Forever Begins’ was released in 1996 in the United States. It stayed at the tops of various charts for a long time and was a big hit in that year. The song stayed at number one on the country charts for four weeks straight. The song also received two music awards out of a possible seven. These were a Country Song of the year award and a Single by an artist award. The song is about how if love is true then it will live forever because it never dies where ever it is.

7. That’s How Much I Love You

‘That’s How Much I Love You’ was released as a single from Neal McCoy’s fifth studio album ‘You Gotta Love That’ released in 1994. The song is an up-tempo country song with bluegrass influences. The song was written by Doug Johnson and Jay Knowles, while McCoy produced the track himself. The song is his longest-running single on the country charts, spending a then-record 26 weeks upon the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts, and held the record for a longest-running song until Chris Young’s ‘You’, which spent 27 weeks on the charts in 2009. It won awards for Single of the Year and Song of the Year at both the 1995 Academy of Country Music Awards and Country Music Television Awards.

6. The City Put the Country Back In Me

It was released in September 1993 as the first single from his second studio album, “It’s Already Tomorrow” (1993). In 1994 they won a CMA Award for Vocal Event of the Year and a Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals. The song reached number one on the “Billboard” Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart for one week and number 15 on the U.S. “Billboard” Hot 100 chart. It was written by Trey Bruce and Shaye Smith.

5. The Shake

The Shake was released in 1993 and reached the top charts in US Billboards. The song is about a feisty woman who is sick of her relationship. The song won two awards: 1993 Country Music Association Award for Vocal Event of the Year, 1993 Academy of Country Music Award for Single of the Year, and Music Video of the Year. It was written by Harold Faltermeyer, Karl Berringer, and Neal McCoy.

4. They’re Playin Our Song

They’re Playin Our Song as performed by Neal McCoy was a number one country hit in the U.S. and Canada and was also popular in the U.K. The song was released in April 1991 and was included on McCoy’s album You Gotta Love That, which was released in August of the same year. The lyrics are about a couple at a music festival, who meet through singing along with each other to their favorite songs. The awards it won were from the Country Music Association’s “Song of the Year” and Single of the Year and top charts awards.

3. Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles On

Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles On is a song by American country music that was released in 2005 as the third single from the album “At This Moment”. The song is about a man who is too drunk to realize that he does not have a chance with the woman in front of him. “Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles On” reached number 4 on the “Billboard” Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. Neal McCoy won different awards such as the ‘Music Video of the Year in 2005.

2. Goin’ Goin’ Gone

“Goin’ Goin’ Gone” is a single released by Neal McCoy in 1992. The song peaked at #5 on the Hot Country Songs chart and features an up-tempo beat and a strong fiddle solo. It was released as the third single from McCoy’s debut album “No Doubt About It”. It won different awards for different categories which include: “Music Video of the Year”, “Single of the Year”, and “Song of the Year”. This song was McCoy’s second number 1 single on the country charts.

1. No Doubt About It

‘No Doubt About It’ which was released in 1994 tops the list of the top ten of Neal McCoy’s song. The song explains the good and bad in a relationship. McCoy also performed the song at the end of his television show, “Neal McCoy’s Texas Justice.” It topped in the Billboard Hot Country No. 1 songs list in 1994. It won Song of the Year and Video of the year at the Academy of Country Music in 1995. It was nominated by Country Music Association in 1994 and 1995. No Doubt About It was also awarded Song of the Year at the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers in 1994.


There are countless songs written by Neal McCoy. He has been writing music since 1989 and continues to write today. Among his extensive list of songs, there are a handful of songs that stand out from the rest. He has shown that he is great at country music with his variety of song styles and messages in his songs.

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