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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Dont Take the Girl Tim McGraw

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566 126
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I Hope You Dance Leann Womack

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517 109
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This House That Built Me Wicked Sisters

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701 186
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My Wish Rascal Flatts

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525 118
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My Little Girl Tim McGraw

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389 84
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Check Yes or No George Strait

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381 104
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293 67
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Drive (For Daddy Gene) Alan Jackson

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338 89
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In My Daugthers Eyes Martina McBride

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361 84
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I Loved Her First Heartland

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268 85
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Just Fishin Trace Adkins

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307 77
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Let Them Be Little Billy Dean

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He Didn't Have to Be Brad Paisley

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Concrete Angel Jackie Evancho

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237 75
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Cowgirls Dont Cry Brooks & Dunn

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Ready, Set, Don't Go Billy Ray Cyrus

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194 68
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Suds in the Bucket Sara Evans

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181 56
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Fancy Reba McEntire

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199 76
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Young Kenny Chesney

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204 88
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American Girl Trisha Yearwood

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194 58
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I Go Back Kenny Chesney

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You're Gonna Miss This Trace Adkins

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230 91
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Never Grow Up Taylor Swift

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Then They Do Trace Adkins

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Whenever You Remember Carrie Underwood

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Independence Day Martina McBride

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165 54
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Baby Girl Sugarland

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128 46
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Back Where I Came From Kenny Chesney

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144 66
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Through the Years Kenny Rogers

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Blonde24 added Letter to Me Brad Paisley

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The Baby Blake Shelton

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Keeper of the Stars Tracy Byrd

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CrossbonesGT added Fifteen Taylor Swift

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Wide Open Spaces Dixie Chicks

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Famous in a Small Town Miranda Lambert

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Zak Ellis added These Are My People Rodney Atkins

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Thank God for Kids The Oak Ride Boys

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Alysa Lies Jason Michael Carroll