Some of George Strait's greatest hits include the songs "Check Yes or No," "Give It Away" and "All My Ex's Live in Texas." Also popular are "You Look So Good in Love" and "I Cross My Heart."Continue Reading
Topping the charts in 1995, Strait's "Check Yes or No" is one of his most recognizable tunes. The 1996 Country Music Association Awards Single of the year, "Check Yes or No" is off Strait's 1995 album, "Strait Out of the Box." "Give It Away" won the 1997 Academy of Country Music Awards for Single and Song of the Year. From the 2006 album, "It Just Comes Natural," is written by Jarney Johnson, while Strait lends a certain hopelessness to the lyrics. Rolling Stone named the song one of the best heartache songs of all time.
In "All My Ex's Live in Texas" Strait sings about all the women he's left behind in the state. With catchy rhymes and Strait's well-known crooning, the song is off of the 1987 album, "Ocean Front Property." Strait's third No. 1 hit, "You Look So Good in Love," was released in 1983 and is about a man watching the love of his life happy with someone else. "I Cross My Heart" is a popular song from the soundtrack of the film "Pure Country," released in 1992.Learn more about Art & Literature