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

2
525 111
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Garth Brooks

3
812 218
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Lady Antebellum

4
488 108
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5
405 79
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543 140
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Keith Urban

7
456 109
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488 122
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jaysem1031 added Lee Brice

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313 77
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400 125
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thomas_szocinski added Luke Bryan

11
397 127
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Tim McGraw

12
279 75
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314 96
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Gary Allan

14
324 104
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15
276 81
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278 85
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17
255 78
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Deana Carter

18
264 87
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I Don't Want to Miss a Thing

19
241 79
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20
229 80
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LeAnn Rimes

21
188 62
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188 62
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Patsy Cline

23
168 66
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24
209 95
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Taylor Swift

25
145 55
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Brooks & Dunn