George Strait is one of the most legendary performers in the history of country music, based in no small part on the strength of his songs. Though Strait has written a few of his tunes, his real talent lies in an uncanny ability to choose hits from some of the best writers in Nashville over a long period of time.

Strait is one of the few traditional country stars who has been able to commercially re-invent himself over the course of several decades, without straying too far from his core appeal. He has scored a record-setting 60 No. 1 hits throughout his career, so it's difficult to make any career-spanning assessment of his best work, but we've listed some of the very best of his best below.

Which of the following songs is your favorite George Strait song? Vote as often as once an hour, and if you don't see your favorite here, let us know in the comments section below!

A Look Back at George Strait's Career in Pictures