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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1,098 207
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You're Gonna Miss This Trace Adkins

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546 127
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Dont Take the Girl Tim McGraw

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770 201
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My Wish Rascal Flatts

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615 144
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I Hope You Dance Leann Womack

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557 124
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This House That Built Me Wicked Sisters

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569 131
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My Little Girl Tim McGraw

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438 94
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Check Yes or No George Strait

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424 111
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322 77
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Drive (For Daddy Gene) Alan Jackson

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360 101
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In My Daugthers Eyes Martina McBride

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388 97
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I Loved Her First Heartland

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316 104
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Concrete Angel Jackie Evancho

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342 96
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The Best Country Songs About Gambling

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293 108
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Just Fishin Trace Adkins

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383 126
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Let Them Be Little Billy Dean

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261 84
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Cowgirls Dont Cry Brooks & Dunn

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261 95
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He Didn't Have to Be Brad Paisley

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248 60
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212 82
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266 118
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Ready, Set, Don't Go Billy Ray Cyrus

The Greatest One-Hit Wonder Songs of the 70s

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207 64
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Fancy Reba McEntire

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213 77
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Suds in the Bucket Sara Evans

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223 66
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I Go Back Kenny Chesney

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220 89
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Young Kenny Chesney

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220 100
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American Girl Trisha Yearwood

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183 68
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169 71
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Independence Day Martina McBride

The Best Country Songs About Women

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191 62
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Baby Girl Sugarland

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153 55
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Back Where I Came From Kenny Chesney

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252 108
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Never Grow Up Taylor Swift

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181 82
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159 74
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Through the Years Kenny Rogers

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197 94
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Then They Do Trace Adkins

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129 44
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Blonde24 added Letter to Me Brad Paisley

15 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

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209 106
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Whenever You Remember Carrie Underwood

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172 79
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Keeper of the Stars Tracy Byrd

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132 51
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CrossbonesGT added Fifteen Taylor Swift

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153 76
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The Baby Blake Shelton

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50 6
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You're Gonna Miss This Trace Adkins

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124 64
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154 80
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Wide Open Spaces Dixie Chicks

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127 61
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105 70
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131 67
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82 43
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Zak Ellis added These Are My People Rodney Atkins

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102 46
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Famous in a Small Town Miranda Lambert

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141 82
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68 35
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Colby Dudal added May We All

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120 69
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Thank God for Kids The Oak Ride Boys