music The Best Country Songs About Missing Someone  

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What are the best country songs about missing someone? This list includes great country songs such as “My Worst Fear,” “What Hurts the Most,” “Home,” and “These Days.” Few things are as difficult as missing someone you love. Whether they have passed away, have moved on, or are just not near you, it can be hard to get over their absence. Missing someone is a common theme in country songs, but the songs on this list are the best.

Songs have the ability to make us feel. We often feel an emotional connection to songs, particularly country songs. The southern and country way of life has a long history of strong ties to family, friends, and loved ones, and country songs reflect that culture. Country songs about missing someone are often the most moving of these songs because they tell a familiar and relatable story.

These best country songs about missing a loved one provide kind of emotional connection that musicians hope people seek in their music. They are moving and saddening. They provide the type of comfort we seek when we're missing people in our own lives.

These are songs from top country artists, both modern and classic, such as Rascal Flatts, George Strait, Blake Shelton, and Kenny Chesney. Vote up the greatest country songs about missing someone below, or add a song that comforted you when you were missing a friend, if it isn't already on the list.
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What Hurts the Most Rascal Flatts

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Need You Now Lady Antebellum

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406 94
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You'll Think of Me Keith Urban

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334 71
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The Dance Garth Brooks

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jaysem1031 added I Drive Your Truck Lee Brice

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308 76
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315 79
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thomas_szocinski added I See You - Luke Bryan Luke Bryan

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314 88
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My Best Friend Tim McGraw

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236 54
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197 45
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222 59
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252 74
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245 74
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The Best I Ever Had Gary Allan

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204 60
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198 67
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I Don't Want to Miss a Thing I Don't Want to Miss a Thing

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176 56
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Home Blake Shelton

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164 54
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Strawberry Wine Deana Carter

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163 58
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How Do I Live LeAnn Rimes

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161 58
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Teardrops on My Guitar Taylor Swift

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156 58
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162 67
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Far Away Nickelback

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138 58
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I Still Miss You Keith Anderson

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121 49
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115 47
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I Fall to Pieces Patsy Cline

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112 45
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That Ain't No Way to Go Brooks & Dunn

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109 44
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Who'd You'd Be Today Kenny Chesney

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Run George Strait

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Blonde24 added You Don't Know Her Like I Do Brantley Gilbert

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20durnomyalia added Ain't Worth the Whiskey Love this song by Cole Swindell.  Listen to it all the time.  Vote PLZ!  

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These Days Rascal Flatts

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Thinking of You is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Country Songs About Missing Someone
LeenzMatthiasKamandan added Thinking of You Christian Kane - Christian Kane

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Songs About Rain Gary Allan

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20durnomyalia added Drunk On a Plane Dierks Bentley - By Dierks Bentley VOTE PLZ!  

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What I Wouldn't Give Blake Shelton

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76 36
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RussellHinsley added Goodbye Says It All Blackhawk

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90 49
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Sissie's Song Alan Jackson

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92 55
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69 36
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That Summer Garth Brooks

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58 30
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shaebeer27 added Austin Eric Johnson

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20durnomyalia added Landslide This song is by the Dixie Chicks. VOTE PLZ!    

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Courtney Lee added You Should Be Here Cole Swindell

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20durnomyalia added Jar of Hearts Christina Perri - Love this song even though it's not country! VOTE PLZ!

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20durnomyalia added Give Me Back My Hometown It's not bruce springsteen that sings this song, its Eric Church.

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