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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1,056 194
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You're Gonna Miss This Trace Adkins

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539 114
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This House That Built Me Wicked Sisters

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522 122
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Dont Take the Girl Tim McGraw

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588 136
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I Hope You Dance Leann Womack

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732 193
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My Wish Rascal Flatts

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544 125
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My Little Girl Tim McGraw

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415 89
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Check Yes or No George Strait

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398 107
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309 71
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Drive (For Daddy Gene) Alan Jackson

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346 93
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In My Daugthers Eyes Martina McBride

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374 89
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I Loved Her First Heartland

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327 83
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281 95
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Just Fishin Trace Adkins

The Best Country Songs for Weddings

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288 97
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Concrete Angel Jackie Evancho

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371 118
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Let Them Be Little Billy Dean

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252 88
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He Didn't Have to Be Brad Paisley

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250 79
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Cowgirls Dont Cry Brooks & Dunn

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238 55
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260 111
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Ready, Set, Don't Go Billy Ray Cyrus

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202 77
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206 71
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Suds in the Bucket Sara Evans

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193 61
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Fancy Reba McEntire

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212 61
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I Go Back Kenny Chesney

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213 93
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American Girl Trisha Yearwood

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208 83
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Young Kenny Chesney

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169 63
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157 67
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Independence Day Martina McBride

The Best Fast Country Songs

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177 57
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Baby Girl Sugarland

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142 52
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Back Where I Came From Kenny Chesney

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34 2
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You're Gonna Miss This Trace Adkins

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174 75
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241 100
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Never Grow Up Taylor Swift

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190 88
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Then They Do Trace Adkins

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123 40
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Blonde24 added Letter to Me Brad Paisley

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201 100
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Whenever You Remember Carrie Underwood

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148 71
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Through the Years Kenny Rogers

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147 71
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The Baby Blake Shelton

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163 76
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Keeper of the Stars Tracy Byrd

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120 47
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CrossbonesGT added Fifteen Taylor Swift

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116 58
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143 73
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Wide Open Spaces Dixie Chicks

Celebrities With Heterochromia Iridis

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120 55
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124 60
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100 64
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137 75
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75 38
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Zak Ellis added These Are My People Rodney Atkins

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92 42
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Famous in a Small Town Miranda Lambert

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115 64
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Alysa Lies Jason Michael Carroll

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113 64
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Thank God for Kids The Oak Ride Boys