It reached No. 3 - The Ghost Song by the Doors, a tune so smooth only Jim Morrison could it pull off. Scroll down to see all of the choices! Haunting is defined as “poignant and evocative; difficult to ignore or forget.” In that spirit, here are eight songs that are haunting in some or many aspects, but at the same time leave you in awe of their beauty; a different kind of Halloween song. Jump to the poll below to cast your vote for the country song you find to be the most haunting. The lyrics, and the way she sang them, can bring tears. Previous. ). One of the worst country songs of all time! Polly by Nirvana “Polly is based on an actual incident which occurred in Tacoma in June of 1987. Presenting before you Shiv Kumar Batalvi . It really shows you how to keep moving with your head held high. Country star Tim McGraw premiered this song at the Academy of Country Music Awards and released the live recording in 2007 on the album "Let It Go." The story goes that the film’s director, Robert Altman, gave the task to his teenage son to write the lyrics for “the stupidest song ever written”. Share on Pinterest. (Note: Many songs in this list contain profanities) 1. 2 - Ghosts by Stevie Nicks from "The Other Side of the Mirror" album. Of course, this was the theme music for M*A*S*H* (1970) and later an instrumental version for the TV show. "Rock Around The Clock" by Bill Haley and His Comets. 3 on the country charts. It took a full year and an appearance in the hit movie The Blackboard Jungle to become a hit, but this country-swing version of Sonny Dae and the Knights' 1953 flop eventually kicked off the nationwide rock and roll craze (though it's not the first rock song or even the first national rock hit). Share on Twitter. Pexels 1. To be a bona fide country murder tale, the song must have a homicide (or two), a narrative and, of course, possess that distinctive country sound. Share on Facebook. It is a true country song that was created by country music's Queen. 4 - Ghost Rider by Rush (2002) from the Vapor Trails CD - a powerful, rich song. What country song brings back haunting memories of a time in your life?You Can name more than one. He was youngest recipient of Sahitya Akademi award. “Retrograde” by James Blake Fancy is Reba's most famous song. In it, he imagines a letter written by a young soldier to his family as he is leaving for war. While many consider it to be lazily written, I understand the true meaning of the words, and the emotions evoked in this song. 1 - The Ghost in You by the Psychedelic Furs, a great 80's tune and the best ghost song ever penned. The story is haunting, and she sings with athe perfect amount of emotion. 1 decade ago What is the most haunting Country song? Share on Facebook. The game of life is hard to play I’m gonna lose it anyway The losing card I’ll someday lay So this is all I have to say. Such a beautifully sad, heart-wrenching song. 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