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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What Hurts the Most Rascal Flatts

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698 192
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Need You Now Lady Antebellum

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421 93
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The Dance Garth Brooks

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487 122
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You'll Think of Me Keith Urban

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397 94
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432 109
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jaysem1031 added I Drive Your Truck Lee Brice

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389 98
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315 71
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361 109
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thomas_szocinski added I See You - Luke Bryan Luke Bryan

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359 112
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My Best Friend Tim McGraw

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268 71
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241 64
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275 89
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The Best I Ever Had Gary Allan

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283 94
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243 76
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231 75
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227 83
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I Don't Want to Miss a Thing I Don't Want to Miss a Thing

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203 72
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Strawberry Wine Deana Carter

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197 70
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191 73
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How Do I Live LeAnn Rimes

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155 56
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I Fall to Pieces Patsy Cline

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190 86
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Teardrops on My Guitar Taylor Swift

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148 58
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192 89
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Far Away Nickelback

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144 61
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162 75
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I Still Miss You Keith Anderson

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131 58
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Who'd You'd Be Today Kenny Chesney

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119 50
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That Ain't No Way to Go Brooks & Dunn

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Blonde24 added You Don't Know Her Like I Do Brantley Gilbert

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168 92
Thinking of You is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Country Songs About Missing Someone
LeenzMatthiasKamandan added Thinking of You Christian Kane - Christian Kane

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119 55
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Run George Strait

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121 57
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These Days Rascal Flatts

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105 51
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20durnomyalia added Ain't Worth the Whiskey Love this song by Cole Swindell.  Listen to it all the time.  Vote PLZ!  

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70 24
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Courtney Lee added You Should Be Here Cole Swindell

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103 54
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Songs About Rain Gary Allan

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116 69
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What I Wouldn't Give Blake Shelton

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94 50
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RussellHinsley added Goodbye Says It All Blackhawk

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88 46
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That Summer Garth Brooks

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106 63
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Sissie's Song Alan Jackson

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111 69
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94 56
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20durnomyalia added Drunk On a Plane Dierks Bentley - By Dierks Bentley VOTE PLZ!  

The Best Songs on The Notorious B.I.G.'s Album Ready to Die

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shaebeer27 added Austin Eric Johnson

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72 44
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20durnomyalia added Give Me Back My Hometown It's not bruce springsteen that sings this song, its Eric Church.

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64 38
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I Ain't Missing You Brooks and Dunn

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72 46
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