music 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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You're Gonna Miss This Trace Adkins

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787 147
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Don't Blink Kenny Chesney

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643 161
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My Wish Rascal Flatts

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504 112
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I Hope You Dance Leann Womack

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436 94
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Dont Take the Girl Tim McGraw

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457 94
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This House That Built Me Wicked Sisters

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470 98
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My Little Girl Tim McGraw

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335 72
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Check Yes or No George Strait

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256 52
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341 92
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207 67
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He Didn't Have to Be Brad Paisley

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300 77
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In My Daugthers Eyes Martina McBride

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242 73
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Just Fishin Trace Adkins

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327 70
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I Loved Her First Heartland

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227 93
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Ready, Set, Don't Go Billy Ray Cyrus

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166 60
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271 61
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319 90
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Let Them Be Little Billy Dean

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225 75
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Concrete Angel Jackie Evancho

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168 60
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Suds in the Bucket Sara Evans

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203 65
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Cowgirls Dont Cry Brooks & Dunn

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167 49
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I Go Back Kenny Chesney

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180 80
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American Girl Trisha Yearwood

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189 44
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160 71
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Then They Do Trace Adkins

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176 66
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Young Kenny Chesney

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147 49
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Fancy Reba McEntire

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128 58
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Through the Years Kenny Rogers

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180 82
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Whenever You Remember Carrie Underwood

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118 54
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132 65
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Keeper of the Stars Tracy Byrd

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123 58
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The Baby Blake Shelton

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203 75
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Never Grow Up Taylor Swift

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144 64
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105 37
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125 51
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146 45
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Baby Girl Sugarland

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79 51
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84 28
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Blonde24 added Letter to Me Brad Paisley

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83 30
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CrossbonesGT added Fifteen Taylor Swift

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119 60
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90 49
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76 52
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Blessed Martina McBride

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86 52
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You're Gonna Be Reba McEntire

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94 40
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53 24
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Zak Ellis added These Are My People Rodney Atkins

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116 58
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Wide Open Spaces Dixie Chicks

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77 48
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You Decorated My Life Kenny Rogers

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98 48
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53 28
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Danny Marks added Butterfly Kisses Bob Carlisle