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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535 114
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Garth Brooks
3
822 222
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Lady Antebellum
4
498 108
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5
410 80
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6
555 143
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Keith Urban
7
467 109
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496 123
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jaysem1031 added Lee Brice
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320 77
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10
412 126
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thomas_szocinski added Luke Bryan
11
404 129
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Tim McGraw
12
288 77
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13
321 97
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Gary Allan
14
328 106
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15
279 83
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281 86
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17
260 78
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Deana Carter
18
268 87
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I Don't Want to Miss a Thing
19
243 82
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20
232 80
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LeAnn Rimes
21
190 63
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Patsy Cline
22
188 65
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170 66
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24
212 97
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Taylor Swift
25
115 31
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Courtney Lee added Cole Swindell