The country site, Taste of Country, compiled a list of what it considers are the top ten songs “to honor those that have given the ultimate sacrifice,” especially those who “experience the heartbreaking tragedy of losing a loved one.” Memorial Day is a day to remember those who died in battle. The songs below tell the stories of some of those who died fighting for freedom.
10. ‘Go Rest High on That Mountain’– Vince Gill
Country singer, Vince Gill, wrote a eulogy after one of his friends died, but didn’t finish it until after his brother died a few years later. The result was the 1995 Grammy-winning song, “Go Rest High on that Mountain.” Backed by Ricky Skaggs and Patty Loveless, Gill’s tribute focuses on the celebration of life and loss.
Read more of the list and hear them at Constitution.com