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A Few of Our Favorite Josh Turner Songs

We put together this list, A Few of Our Favorite Josh Turner Songs, in honor of the country music superstar’s upcoming appearance on RFD-TV’s TalkShopLive series on Monday, Oct. 23, 2023!


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Hit country music singer Josh Turner is known for his deep, resonant voice and his ability to craft heartfelt country hits. Turner made waves in the country music scene with songs like “Long Black Train” and “Your Man.” However, his catalog runs deep with timeless music that often resonates with themes of love, faith, and the celebration of a rural way of life. With his distinctive voice and timeless sound, Josh Turner has earned a dedicated fan base and remains a respected figure in the world of country music.

In honor of his appearance on RFD-TV’s TalkShopLive series on Monday, Oct. 23, 2023, we pulled together a list of a few of our favorite Josh Turner songs:


“Long Black Train” (2003)

“Long Black Train” is a haunting and soulful country song by Josh Turner, released in 2003 as the title track of his debut album. This poignant ballad tells a cautionary tale about the lure of a long black train, symbolizing temptation and sin. Turner’s deep, resonant voice lends a sense of gravity to the song, creating a powerful and evocative narrative. With its strong storytelling and emotional depth, “Long Black Train” explores themes of faith, redemption, and the struggle between good and evil, making it one of Josh Turner’s most iconic and thought-provoking tracks. The song’s timeless quality has cemented its place in country music history and resonated with audiences for years.


“Your Man” (2005)

“Your Man” is a sultry and romantic country ballad by Josh Turner, released in 2005 as the title track of his album. This song catapulted Turner to mainstream success, becoming a chart-topping hit. Known for his deep, velvety voice, Turner’s performance in “Your Man” oozes sensuality and longing. The lyrics are filled with passion as the singer expresses his desire to be the one to fulfill his partner’s desires. The song’s smooth melody and intimate lyrics make it an instant classic in the realm of country love songs. “Your Man” solidified Josh Turner’s reputation as a prominent figure in modern country music and remains a favorite for fans of heartfelt, seductive ballads.


“I Wouldn’t Be a Man” (2007)

“I Wouldn’t Be a Man” is a poignant country ballad by Josh Turner, featured on his 2007 album, “Everything Is Fine.” The song delves into themes of vulnerability, honesty, and the complexities of relationships. Turner’s deep, resonant voice is at the forefront of this emotional track, as he contemplates the depths of his feelings and admits his own imperfections. With a reflective and heartfelt tone, “I Wouldn’t Be a Man” captures the essence of a man humbly acknowledging his own mistakes and learning from them. It’s a touching and relatable song that showcases Turner’s storytelling prowess and his ability to connect with listeners on a deeply personal level.


“Why Don’t We Just Dance” (2009)

Turner released “Why Don’t We Just Dance” in 2009 as part of his album “Haywire.” The song’s upbeat and infectious melody, combined with Turner’s rich, deep voice, makes it a feel-good and playful track. The lyrics tell a charming story of a couple choosing to forget their worries and simply enjoy the moment by dancing together. “Why Don’t We Just Dance” encapsulates the essence of a carefree, romantic dance, and it has become a beloved tune in country music, celebrated for its timeless appeal and ability to put a smile on listeners’ faces.


“Time is Love” (2011)

“Time Is Love” is a heartfelt country song by Josh Turner, released in 2011 as part of his album “Punching Bag.” In this track, Turner explores the idea that time is one of the most precious gifts we can offer to our loved ones. With its catchy melody and Turner’s signature deep, resonant vocals, “Time Is Love” communicates the importance of prioritizing relationships and cherishing moments with the people we care about. The song’s message is simple yet profound, reminding listeners to invest time in the people and things that truly matter. It became a significant hit and is a reminder of the enduring appeal of Josh Turner’s music, known for its timeless themes and emotive storytelling.

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