country songs The Best Country Songs About Growing Up  

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List Rules Vote up the greatest country songs that are all about growing up

This list includes great country songs such as “Landslide,” “Young,” “My Wish,” and “Then They Do.” Growing up can be hard, and watching your sons, daughters and kids grow up can be even harder. The best country songs on this list are all about the ups and downs of children becoming adults.

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 tradition, and country songs reflect that culture. The best of these songs are ones we listen to on repeat, and help us through the toughest of times, including growing up.

Country songs about growing up are often the most moving because they typically tell a familiar and relatable story. These best country songs about childhood provide a kind of emotional connection that musicians hope people seek in their music.

These are songs from top country artists such as Reba McEntire, Martina McBride, Tim McGraw, and Carrie Underwood, as well as older, classic country artists. Vote up the best country songs about childhood and growing up below, or add one you think is the best if it isn't already on the list.
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Don't Blink Kenny Chesney

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You're Gonna Miss This Trace Adkins

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483 109
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Dont Take the Girl Tim McGraw

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555 123
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I Hope You Dance Leann Womack

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504 106
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This House That Built Me Wicked Sisters

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688 179
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My Wish Rascal Flatts

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510 112
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My Little Girl Tim McGraw

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372 83
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Check Yes or No George Strait

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368 102
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283 65
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Drive (For Daddy Gene) Alan Jackson

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328 86
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In My Daugthers Eyes Martina McBride

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351 82
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I Loved Her First Heartland

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257 83
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Just Fishin Trace Adkins

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291 76
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341 103
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Let Them Be Little Billy Dean

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229 80
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He Didn't Have to Be Brad Paisley

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256 87
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Concrete Angel Jackie Evancho

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243 103
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Ready, Set, Don't Go Billy Ray Cyrus

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224 74
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Cowgirls Dont Cry Brooks & Dunn

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184 71
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210 53
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188 66
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Suds in the Bucket Sara Evans

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170 55
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Fancy Reba McEntire

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189 75
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Young Kenny Chesney

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194 87
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American Girl Trisha Yearwood

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184 56
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I Go Back Kenny Chesney

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223 87
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Never Grow Up Taylor Swift

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192 92
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Whenever You Remember Carrie Underwood

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Then They Do Trace Adkins

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157 53
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Baby Girl Sugarland

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139 65
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Through the Years Kenny Rogers

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135 62
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Independence Day Martina McBride

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120 45
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Back Where I Came From Kenny Chesney

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104 35
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Blonde24 added Letter to Me Brad Paisley

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133 66
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The Baby Blake Shelton

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148 72
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Keeper of the Stars Tracy Byrd

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100 41
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CrossbonesGT added Fifteen Taylor Swift

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104 55
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113 55
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127 69
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Wide Open Spaces Dixie Chicks

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Zak Ellis added These Are My People Rodney Atkins

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Famous in a Small Town Miranda Lambert

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106 60
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Alysa Lies Jason Michael Carroll

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85 57
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You Decorated My Life Kenny Rogers

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104 59
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Thank God for Kids The Oak Ride Boys