Country Music 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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What Hurts the Most Rascal Flatts

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Need You Now Lady Antebellum

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The Dance Garth Brooks

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You'll Think of Me Keith Urban

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jaysem1031 added I Drive Your Truck Lee Brice

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thomas_szocinski added I See You - Luke Bryan Luke Bryan

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My Best Friend Tim McGraw

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The Best I Ever Had Gary Allan

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

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Strawberry Wine Deana Carter

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How Do I Live LeAnn Rimes

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I Fall to Pieces Patsy Cline

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Teardrops on My Guitar Taylor Swift

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I Still Miss You Keith Anderson

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Far Away Nickelback

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That Ain't No Way to Go Brooks & Dunn

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Who'd You'd Be Today Kenny Chesney

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

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These Days Rascal Flatts

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Run George Strait

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Thinking of You is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Country Songs About Missing Someone
LeenzMatthiasKamandan added Thinking of You Christian Kane - Christian Kane

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Courtney Lee added You Should Be Here Cole Swindell

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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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RussellHinsley added Goodbye Says It All Blackhawk

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Songs About Rain Gary Allan

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What I Wouldn't Give Blake Shelton

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That Summer Garth Brooks

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Sissie's Song Alan Jackson

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

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I Ain't Missing You Brooks and Dunn

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shaebeer27 added Austin Eric Johnson

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