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
530 113
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Garth Brooks

3
816 219
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Lady Antebellum

4
491 108
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5
406 79
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6
549 141
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Keith Urban

7
459 109
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489 122
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jaysem1031 added Lee Brice

9
315 77
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404 125
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thomas_szocinski added Luke Bryan

11
399 127
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Tim McGraw

12
280 75
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13
315 96
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Gary Allan

14
325 104
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15
277 81
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16
279 85
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17
257 78
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Deana Carter

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

19
241 80
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229 80
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LeAnn Rimes

21
188 62
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Patsy Cline

22
188 63
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168 66
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24
210 95
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Taylor Swift

25
145 55
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Brooks & Dunn