This is authentic country music. It’s not just a genre to listen to, it’s one to experience with your heart.
“Holding Her and Loving You” is a classic country ballad written by Walt Aldridge and Tommy Brasfield and performed by Earl Thomas Conley. The song was released in 1983 as the first single from his album “Don’t Make It Easy for Me” and became Conley’s seventh No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.
The song is a slow and emotional ballad about a man torn between his love for his current partner and his feelings for an old flame. Conley’s smooth and soulful vocals perfectly convey the heartache and conflict at the center of the song. The melody is a perfect blend of classic country instrumentation, featuring twangy guitars and soft, melodic piano.
“Holding Her and Loving You” is widely considered to be one of the greatest country songs of all time and has been covered by many artists over the years. The song’s popularity is a testament to the enduring power of classic country music and Earl Thomas Conley’s place as one of the genre’s greatest performers.