Country Music

Earl Thomas Conley Performs ”Holding Her and Loving You”. This is real country music

“Holding Her and Loving You” is a classic country song that was released in 1983 by American country music artist Earl Thomas Conley. The ballad tells the story of a man who is still in love with his former girlfriend, even though he’s in a new relationship. The song struck a chord with listeners and became one of Conley’s most popular hits.

Conley’s performance of “Holding Her and Loving You” showcased his smooth, soulful voice and heartfelt delivery. The arrangement of the song featured a beautiful blend of piano, guitar, and strings, creating an emotional backdrop for Conley’s vocals. The lyrics spoke to anyone who has struggled with their feelings after a breakup and found themselves torn between past and present relationships.

The song was a commercial success, reaching the number one spot on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in 1983. It also earned Conley a nomination for Song of the Year at the 1984 Academy of Country Music Awards. “Holding Her and Loving You” remains a beloved classic in the world of country music and a testament to Conley’s talent as a songwriter and performer.

You can hear the emotions in his voice. I miss this type of country music.

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