If there’s one type of story that the genre which gave us “Ring of Fire” knows how to tell best, it’s a love story. Cozy up with your better half, light the candles, and listen to this curated playlist of romantic songs by Opry members, many of whom found a love to call their own on the Opry stage.  

“Who I Am with You” | Chris Young

The line we love: “And when I’m holdin’ you/It feels like I've got the world in my hands/Yeah, a better man is who I am with you”

“How Do I Live” | Trisha Yearwood

The line we love: “Oh now, I need you in my arms, need you to hold/You’re my world, my heart, my soul”

“I Do (Cherish You)” | Mark Wills

The line we love: “From the depths of my soul/It’s beyond my control/I’ve waited so long to say this to you/If you’re asking do I love you this much/I do”

“Making Memories of Us” | Keith Urban

The line we love: “I wanna stand out in a crowd for you/A man among men/I wanna make your world better than it’s ever been”

“Heartbeat” | Carrie Underwood

The line we love: “Saying everything without making a sound/A cricket choir in the background, underneath a harvest moon/Standing on your shoes in my bare feet/Dancing to the rhythm of your heartbeat”

“I Wouldn’t Be a Man” | Josh Turner

The line we love: “I’d have to be from another planet/Where love doesn’t exist/I wouldn’t be a man if I didn’t feel like this”

“She’s Everything” | Brad Paisley

The line we love: “She’s the giver I wish I could be/And the stealer of the covers/She’s a picture in my wallet/Of my unborn children’s mother”

“Woman, Amen” | Dierks Bentley

The line we love: “This world has a way of shaking your faith/I’ve been broken again and again/But I need all the cracks in my shattered heart/’Cause that’s where her love gets in”

“Valentine” | Martina McBride and Jim Brickman

The line we love: “And even if the sun refused to shine/Even if romance ran out of rhyme/You would still have my heart/Until the end of time”

“Whenever You Come Around” | Vince Gill

The line we love: “And when you smile that smile/The whole world turns upside down/Whenever you come around/Whenever you come around”

“Beautiful Crazy” | Luke Combs

The line we love: “Beautiful, crazy, she can’t help but amaze me/The way that she dances, ain’t afraid to take chances/And wears her heart on her sleeve/Yeah, she’s crazy but her crazy’s beautiful to me”

“I Hate Love Songs” | Kelsea Ballerini

The line we love: “And I’ll always love you but I don’t have to sing it/‘For worse or for better’ don’t rhyme/They say I got the right one so now I should write one/But I’d rather just show you tonight”

“Remember When” | Alan Jackson

The line we love: “Remember when we said when we turned gray/When the children grow up and move away/We won’t be sad, we’ll be glad/For all the life we’ve had/And we’ll remember when”

“Forever and Ever, Amen” | Randy Travis

The line we love: “As long as old men sit and talk about the weather/As long as old women sit and talk about old men/If you wonder how long I’ll be faithful/I’ll be happy to tell you again/I’m gonna love you forever and ever/Forever and ever, amen”

“God Gave Me You” | Blake Shelton

The line we love: “You’ll always be love’s great martyr/And I’ll be the flattered fool/And I need you, yeah”

“When I Said I Do” | Clint Black and Lisa Hartman Black

The line we love: “I know there’s a lonely heart/In every lost and found/But forever you and I will be the ones/Who found out what forever means”

“Kiss an Angel Good Mornin’” | Charley Pride

The line we love: “Well people may try to guess, the secret of my happiness/But some of them never learn it’s a simple thing/The secret I’m speaking of, is a woman and a man in love”

“I Will Always Love You” | Dolly Parton

The line we love: “I wish you joy/And I wish you happiness/But above all this/I wish you love”

“Love Can’t Ever Get Better Than This” | Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White

The line we love: “Love can’t ever get better than this/I made a lot of money but it didn’t buy me dreams/Thought that I was rich but I was only in between/You were somethin’ darling I just couldn’t resist”

“Make My Life with You” | The Oak Ridge Boys

The line we love: “Some people say it’s a dangerous game/I’ll take my chances just the same/If love is a game and you are the prize/You standing here is no surprise”

“Bless the Broken Road” | Rascal Flatts

The line we love: “Every long lost dream led me to where you are/And others who broke my heart they were like northern stars/Pointing me on my way into your loving arms/This much I know it’s true/That God blessed the broken road/That led me straight to you”

“When You Say Nothing at All” | Alison Krauss & Union Station

The line we love: “The smile on your face lets me know that you need me/There’s a truth in your eyes saying you’ll never leave me/A touch of your hand says you’ll catch me if ever I fall/Now you say it best when you say nothing at all”

“Forever Love” | Reba McEntire

The line we love: “Minutes and hours and years may go by/But my heart knows nothing of time/So don’t cry, just keep me right there/In your dreams/And hold on to these words of mine”

“If I Told You” | Darius Rucker

The line we love: “If I told you the mess that I can be/When there’s no one there to see/Could you look the other way?/Could you love me anyway?”

“Holdin’ Her” | Chris Janson

The line we love: “Love’s the only thing, yeah that I feel/When she’s in my arms/No matter where, no matter where we are/I’m right at home when I’m holdin’ her”