There to be nothing like watching CMT in the "90s. You can flip on the channel and also seeAlan Jackson water skiing in cowboy boots,Reba McEntireplotting revengeor Trisha Yearwood singing about young love in a little town. Oh, and also you to be bound to find out some beneficial life lessons native Shania Twain or find out to heat dance native Brooks & Dunn. These are things I"ve brought with me throughout my life.

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Maybe I"m biased because I prospered up in the "90s and also was virtually raised by country Music Television, but I still think it to be the best era for country music videos. And, in mine opinion, it doesn"t get better -- or an ext "90s -- thanVince Gill"s "Don"t Let our Love begin Slippin" Away." The video, a mainstay ~ above both CMT and also TNN (The Nashville Network), didn"t have to rely on a big-budget production -- simply a warehouse complete of "90s fashion, a star-studded actors of nation legends and also Vince Gill looking incredibly cool. Every time i watch this video, it"s nostalgia overload and I"m transported back to thehalcyon work of huge hair, fringe jackets and women being played on nation radio.

The video, directed by john Lloyd Miller, features a who"s who of "90s country stars, including Patty Loveless, Pam Tillis, Kelly Willis, Kevin Welch, Lee Roy Parnell, Fred Young the the Kentucky Headhunters and Reba McEntire, who, in a role similar come her video clip for "Is there Life out There," portrays a waitress. (Of course, this isn"t the critical time McEntire and Gill would share the screen. They additionally teamed up because that the video for your 1992 duet"The heart Won"t Lie.")

The classic clip likewise featuresLittle Jimmy Dickens,Michael McDonald, Leon Russell, Carl Perkins and also Delbert McClinton.

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"Don"t Let our Love begin Slippin" Away," written by Gill and Pete Wasner, struggle No. 1 in 1992. The track was recorded forGill"s1992 breakthrough albumI Still believe in You,which featured "Tryin" to acquire Over You," "One an ext Last Chance," "No Future in the Past" andthe title track.

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The song, an impossibly attractive tune around a couple determined to make it work, advanced Gill"s increase to country superstardom. In 1993, Gill winner the CMA award for masculine Vocalist of the Year, Album the the Year, song of the Year and also Entertainer the the Year.

"Don"t Let ours Love begin Slippin" Away" Lyrics:

We"ve been upAll night longTrying to settle a problemHell it"s virtually dawnAin"t no time for sleepin"If our love is wearin" thin"Cause ns ain"t givin" upAnd friend ain"t givin" in
Don"t let our love start slippin"Love begin slippin" away"Cause the life we"ve been livin"Gets harder everydayDon"t let ours love start slippin"Love begin slippin" away
A injured loveWalks a real thin lineAnd no communicationWill kill it every timeSo open up up her heartBaby we deserve to work it out"Cause we"ve gained the kind of lovePeople dream about
Don"t let ours love begin slippin"Love begin slippin" away"Cause the life we"ve been livin"Gets more difficult everydayDon"t let our love start slippin"Love begin slippin" away