#5. ‘Always & Forever’ by Randy Travis


This double-platinum record from 1987 created the chart-topping singles “Too Gone Too Long,” “I Won’t Need You Anymore,” “Forever and Ever, Amen,” and “I Told You So.” Other musicians covered the song “What’ll You Do About Me,” including Steve Earle and The Forester Sisters. Travis and Carrie Underwood performed “I Told You So” together in Underwood’s album “Carnival Ride.”