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40 Country Songs That Defined Your Life In The Early 2000s

They don't make it like they used to.

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10. "Somebody Like You" by Keith Urban

Your away message during the summer of '02:

"I used to run in circles goin' nowhere fast.

I'd take, uh, one step forward end up two steps back.

Couldn't walk a straight line even if I wanted to, mmm, mmm.

I wanna love somebody,

Love somebody like you."


18. "I Just Wanna Be Mad" by Terri Clark

Lyrics that summed up what it was like to get in a fight with your friends:

"I think I'm right, I think you're wrong

I'll probably give in before long

Please don't make me smile

I just want to be mad for a while."


28. "You'll Think of Me" by Keith Urban

Lyrics your dramatic friend put in her AIM profile after she broke up with a guy she dated for three weeks:

"Someday I'm gonna run across your mind

Don't worry, I'll be fine

I'm gonna be alright

While you're sleeping with your pride

Wishin' I could hold you tight

I'll be over you

And on with my life."


33. "Mississippi Girl" by Faith Hill

Lyrics you put in your AIM profile to show how you've changed since freshman year but you're still the same person:

"And some people seem to think that I've changed

That I'm different than I was back then

But in my soul I know that I'm the same way

That I really always been."


37. "Some Beach" by Blake Shelton

Lyric that was TOO REAL:

"The nurse finally said doc's ready for you

You're not gonna feel a thing we'll give you some Novocain

That tooth will be fine in a minute or two

But he stuck that needle down deep in my gum

And he started drilling before I was numb."


40. "I Go Back" by Kenny Chesney

Lyrics that summed up what it was like going through this list:

"I go back to the smell of an old gym floor

The taste of salt on the Carolina shore

After graduation and drinkin' goodbye to friends."

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