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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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Need You Now Lady Antebellum

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419 97
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You'll Think of Me Keith Urban

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374 84
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jaysem1031 added I Drive Your Truck Lee Brice

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343 77
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The Dance Garth Brooks

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337 78
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323 76
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325 82
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thomas_szocinski added I See You - Luke Bryan Luke Bryan

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249 56
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320 93
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My Best Friend Tim McGraw

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209 46
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229 60
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259 76
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250 75
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The Best I Ever Had Gary Allan

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213 62
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187 56
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160 45
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Home Blake Shelton

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202 71
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I Don't Want to Miss a Thing I Don't Want to Miss a Thing

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171 55
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Strawberry Wine Deana Carter

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169 59
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How Do I Live LeAnn Rimes

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170 63
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Teardrops on My Guitar Taylor Swift

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163 59
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168 70
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Far Away Nickelback

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146 59
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I Still Miss You Keith Anderson

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128 50
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123 48
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I Fall to Pieces Patsy Cline

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121 48
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Who'd You'd Be Today Kenny Chesney

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102 39
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That Ain't No Way to Go Brooks & Dunn

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

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Run George Strait

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These Days Rascal Flatts

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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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Thinking of You is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Country Songs About Missing Someone
LeenzMatthiasKamandan added Thinking of You Christian Kane - Christian Kane

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Songs About Rain Gary Allan

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102 54
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What I Wouldn't Give Blake Shelton

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RussellHinsley added Goodbye Says It All Blackhawk

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79 37
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20durnomyalia added Drunk On a Plane Dierks Bentley - By Dierks Bentley VOTE PLZ!  

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Sissie's Song Alan Jackson

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That Summer Garth Brooks

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68 37
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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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Courtney Lee added You Should Be Here Cole Swindell

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shaebeer27 added Austin Eric Johnson

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

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20durnomyalia added Give Me Back My Hometown It's not bruce springsteen that sings this song, its Eric Church.

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No Place That Far Sara Evans