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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505 106
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Garth Brooks

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785 211
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Lady Antebellum

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462 106
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388 78
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534 139
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Keith Urban

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444 107
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475 120
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308 73
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392 122
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thomas_szocinski added Luke Bryan

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389 123
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Tim McGraw

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270 72
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305 95
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Gary Allan

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316 102
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270 79
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275 83
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247 77
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Deana Carter

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259 87
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I Don't Want to Miss a Thing

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234 78
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226 79
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LeAnn Rimes

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182 61
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Patsy Cline

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182 62
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168 65
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205 94
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Taylor Swift

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144 54
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Brooks & Dunn

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151 62
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Kenny Chesney

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179 82
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Keith Anderson

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206 104
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Nickelback

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132 52
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121 44
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Blonde24 added Brantley Gilbert

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141 60
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Rascal Flatts

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96 29
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Courtney Lee added Cole Swindell

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137 61
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George Strait

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185 100
Thinking of You is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Country Songs About Missing Someone
LeenzMatthiasKamandan added Christian Kane - Christian Kane

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20durnomyalia added Love this song by Cole Swindell.  Listen to it all the time.  Vote PLZ!
 

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Gary Allan

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110 54
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RussellHinsley added Blackhawk

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105 52
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Garth Brooks

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130 74
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Blake Shelton

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101 50
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105 57
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118 70
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Alan Jackson

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112 66
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20durnomyalia added Dierks Bentley - By Dierks Bentley VOTE PLZ!
 

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109 64
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83 42
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93 51
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123 78
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88 49
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Brooks and Dunn

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83 51
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shaebeer27 added Eric Johnson

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80 49
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20durnomyalia added This song is by the Dixie Chicks. VOTE PLZ!