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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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What Hurts the Most Rascal Flatts

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669 175
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Need You Now Lady Antebellum

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384 84
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The Dance Garth Brooks

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460 114
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You'll Think of Me Keith Urban

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371 87
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403 100
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jaysem1031 added I Drive Your Truck Lee Brice

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372 92
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288 64
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352 99
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thomas_szocinski added I See You - Luke Bryan Luke Bryan

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340 107
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My Best Friend Tim McGraw

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252 66
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229 56
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272 85
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263 82
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The Best I Ever Had Gary Allan

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229 69
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211 67
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213 78
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I Don't Want to Miss a Thing I Don't Want to Miss a Thing

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186 63
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Strawberry Wine Deana Carter

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183 65
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How Do I Live LeAnn Rimes

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180 64
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182 75
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Teardrops on My Guitar Taylor Swift

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183 78
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Far Away Nickelback

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139 52
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I Fall to Pieces Patsy Cline

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137 54
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157 68
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I Still Miss You Keith Anderson

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133 54
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125 50
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Who'd You'd Be Today Kenny Chesney

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90 31
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Blonde24 added You Don't Know Her Like I Do Brantley Gilbert

The Best Fast Country Songs

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151 78
Thinking of You is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Country Songs About Missing Someone
LeenzMatthiasKamandan added Thinking of You Christian Kane - Christian Kane

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108 47
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That Ain't No Way to Go Brooks & Dunn

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111 50
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Run George Strait

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112 52
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These Days Rascal Flatts

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95 43
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20durnomyalia added Ain't Worth the Whiskey Love this song by Cole Swindell.  Listen to it all the time.  Vote PLZ!  

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110 60
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What I Wouldn't Give Blake Shelton

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95 48
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Songs About Rain Gary Allan

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56 16
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Courtney Lee added You Should Be Here Cole Swindell

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100 56
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Sissie's Song Alan Jackson

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104 60
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85 44
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RussellHinsley added Goodbye Says It All Blackhawk

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84 47
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20durnomyalia added Drunk On a Plane Dierks Bentley - By Dierks Bentley VOTE PLZ!  

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77 41
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That Summer Garth Brooks

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75 40
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67 35
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shaebeer27 added Austin Eric Johnson

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59 32
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20durnomyalia added Landslide This song is by the Dixie Chicks. VOTE PLZ!    

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81 53
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20durnomyalia added Jar of Hearts Christina Perri - Love this song even though it's not country! VOTE PLZ!

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