An auction country song is a novelty country song that tries to sell a man’s heart. It is written in the rapid-fire style of an auctioneer and is charming and funny. The song was a hit for John Michael Montgomery, who had a string of three consecutive No. 1 singles.
The song was released by John Michael Montgomery in May 1995 and quickly became a top-five hit. Billboard named it one of the top 100 country songs of 1995, and it has since become a staple of the American country music scene. The song’s video has been viewed over 14 million times. The song was written by Richard Fagan and Robb Royer.