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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Rascal Flatts

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491 104
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Garth Brooks

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774 207
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Lady Antebellum

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455 105
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532 136
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Keith Urban

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378 77
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472 120
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jaysem1031 added Lee Brice

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437 107
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303 73
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389 120
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thomas_szocinski added Luke Bryan

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386 121
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Tim McGraw

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269 69
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305 92
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Gary Allan

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313 100
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267 78
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271 83
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244 76
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Deana Carter

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258 86
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I Don't Want to Miss a Thing

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230 77
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223 78
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LeAnn Rimes

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179 59
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Patsy Cline

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180 61
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166 63
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204 92
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Taylor Swift

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140 52
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Brooks & Dunn

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178 80
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Keith Anderson

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206 100
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Nickelback

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148 61
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Kenny Chesney

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130 50
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119 43
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Blonde24 added Brantley Gilbert

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140 59
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Rascal Flatts

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96 27
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Courtney Lee added Cole Swindell

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135 59
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George Strait

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184 98
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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RussellHinsley added Blackhawk

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116 59
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Gary Allan

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104 50
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Garth Brooks

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100 48
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128 72
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Blake Shelton

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117 68
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Alan Jackson

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103 56
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111 64
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20durnomyalia added Dierks Bentley - By Dierks Bentley VOTE PLZ!  

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122 75
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82 40
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92 49
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88 47
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Brooks and Dunn

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106 64
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82 50
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shaebeer27 added Eric Johnson

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