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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811 152
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Don't Blink Kenny Chesney

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529 116
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I Hope You Dance Leann Womack

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661 170
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My Wish Rascal Flatts

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454 103
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Dont Take the Girl Tim McGraw

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475 97
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This House That Built Me Wicked Sisters

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486 105
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My Little Girl Tim McGraw

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349 78
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Check Yes or No George Strait

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268 56
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Drive (For Daddy Gene) Alan Jackson

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352 98
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216 72
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He Didn't Have to Be Brad Paisley

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310 81
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In My Daugthers Eyes Martina McBride

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247 77
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Just Fishin Trace Adkins

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232 98
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Ready, Set, Don't Go Billy Ray Cyrus

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335 77
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I Loved Her First Heartland

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240 80
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Concrete Angel Jackie Evancho

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279 71
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327 97
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Let Them Be Little Billy Dean

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175 65
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Suds in the Bucket Sara Evans

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209 70
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Cowgirls Dont Cry Brooks & Dunn

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174 53
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I Go Back Kenny Chesney

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185 84
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American Girl Trisha Yearwood

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195 47
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165 75
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Then They Do Trace Adkins

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153 52
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Fancy Reba McEntire

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181 71
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Young Kenny Chesney

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134 61
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Through the Years Kenny Rogers

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138 69
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Keeper of the Stars Tracy Byrd

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Independence Day Martina McBride

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183 88
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Whenever You Remember Carrie Underwood

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125 64
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The Baby Blake Shelton

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149 66
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210 81
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Never Grow Up Taylor Swift

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131 55
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109 41
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Back Where I Came From Kenny Chesney

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153 48
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Baby Girl Sugarland

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92 32
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Blonde24 added Letter to Me Brad Paisley

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82 56
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90 35
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CrossbonesGT added Fifteen Taylor Swift

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121 66
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96 52
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78 58
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Blessed Martina McBride

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You're Gonna Be Reba McEntire

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You Decorated My Life Kenny Rogers

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