Country Songs The Best Country Songs About Missing Someone  

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What are the best country songs about missing someone? This list includes great country songs such as “My Worst Fear,” “What Hurts the Most,” “Home,” and “These Days.” Few things are as difficult as missing someone you love. Whether they have passed away, have moved on, or are just not near you, it can be hard to get over their absence. Missing someone is a common theme in country songs, but the songs on this list are the best.

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 loved ones, and country songs reflect that culture. Country songs about missing someone are often the most moving of these songs because they tell a familiar and relatable story.

These best country songs about missing a loved one provide kind of emotional connection that musicians hope people seek in their music. They are moving and saddening. They provide the type of comfort we seek when we're missing people in our own lives.

These are songs from top country artists, both modern and classic, such as Rascal Flatts, George Strait, Blake Shelton, and Kenny Chesney. Vote up the greatest country songs about missing someone below, or add a song that comforted you when you were missing a friend, if it isn't already on the list.
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Rascal Flatts

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514 108
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Garth Brooks

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792 213
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Lady Antebellum

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470 106
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391 78
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537 140
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Keith Urban

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448 107
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481 121
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311 77
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396 124
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thomas_szocinski added Luke Bryan

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393 127
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Tim McGraw

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273 74
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311 96
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Gary Allan

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321 103
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274 80
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276 84
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250 78
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Deana Carter

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262 87
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I Don't Want to Miss a Thing

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237 79
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226 80
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LeAnn Rimes

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183 61
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Patsy Cline

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184 62
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168 66
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209 95
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Taylor Swift

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145 55
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Brooks & Dunn

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182 83
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Keith Anderson

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151 64
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Kenny Chesney

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207 105
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Nickelback

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133 52
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122 45
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141 61
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Rascal Flatts

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98 30
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Courtney Lee added Cole Swindell

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139 61
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George Strait

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186 101
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Gary Allan

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111 55
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RussellHinsley added Blackhawk

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107 53
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Garth Brooks

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102 50
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131 75
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Blake Shelton

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108 57
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119 70
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Alan Jackson

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111 64
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84 42
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94 51
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113 68
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88 50
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Brooks and Dunn

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83 51
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George Jones

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84 52
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shaebeer27 added Eric Johnson