Country Music The Best Country Songs About Suicide  

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List Rules Upvote the best country songs with lyrics on the subject of suicide.

What are the best country songs about suicide? This list includes great country songs such as “Whiskey Lullaby,” “How Do You Get That Lonely”,” “Why” and “The Call.” Dealing with life's us and downs can be a difficult thing to bare. Whether its a personal conflict or you know of someone who's having a difficult situation there are many songs that also deal with this difficult subject. Often these songs can be uplifting, they can help us understand, and sometimes they can just make us sadder. Regardless of the type of approach they take to the subject of suicide, the best of these songs are on this list.

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 dealing with life's hardships and tragedies. The best country songs tat deal with sucide are often the most moving of these songs because they tell a familiar and relatable story since we all deal with life's ups and downs. No one these songs are meant to portray a way out, they are simply songs that people write as they deal with their own personal experiences.

These best country songs that deal with suicide are extremely emotional. They are heartbreaking and often make us cry. 

These are songs from top country artists, both modern and classic, such as Rascal Flatts, Dolly Parton,Bobbie Gentry, and Garth Brooks. Vote up the greatest country songs about suicide if it isn't already on the list.

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Whiskey Lullaby Brad Paisley, Alison Krauss - A song about dirnkning yourself to death

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How Do You Get That Lonely A song about reading about a suicide and wondering how people come to that decision.

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The Call A song about how a phone call can prevent suicide.

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Why A song used for suicide prevention campaigns

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Hurt Johnny Cash - A song about hurting one self to feel the pain and feel alive.

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Moments A song about wanting to committ suicide and realizing life isn't as bad as you thought.

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Kill Myself A song about hurting everyne and finding the only way to stop it is suicide.

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crazieanimefan1 added Independance Day Martina McBride - A song of a woman who committed murder/suicide due to domestic violence while her daughter attends a 4th of July parade.

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This Ain't Nothin' Craig Morgan - A song about perspective, even when the worst things in life happen to you.

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The Beaches of Cheyenne Garth Brooks - A song about committing suicide over losing a loved one.

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Finger On the Trigger A song about contemplating suicide.

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Don't Close Your Eyes Keith Whitley - A song about not wanting to let go.

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Ode to Billie Joe Bobbie Gentry - A song about two Mississippi lovers who secret eventually leads to one's suicide.

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One Day You Will A song about finding a reason to live rather than taking your life.

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Goodbye A song that's an apology for suicide.

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Never Too Late A song about how no one understands.

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Big, Bad John A song about a man who sacrifices his own life to save others.

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Fire Away is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Country Songs About Suicide
Hunter LeBaron added Fire Away

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Farewell Party A song about how friends will react to your death.

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Haunted A song about missing someone who's comitted suicide

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On a Bus to St. Cloud A song about chasing after someone's ghost after they've gone.

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Bryn Chambers added I'll Think of Something Mark Chesnutt

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What's This Life For A song about talking someone out of suicide.

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I Need a Miracle A song about how we all see times of desperation.

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The Last Letter A song about a hypothetical suicide note

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Loser (album version) A song about a loser who chooses to end it al

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I Drove Her Out of My Mind A song about turning to pills and suicide after a lover leaves you.

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The Bridge A song about standing on a bridge and contemplating ending it all.

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Kiss the World Goodbye A song about regrets.

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Last Last Time A song about the memory of a lost lover driving someone to death.

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Think I'm Gonna Kill Myself A song about saying goodbye

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Travis McClain added Notes to the Coroner Chely Wright - Autobiographical song written by Wright after nearly committing suicide, describing explanation for the cause of her death for the coroner.

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lrmawg added A Song For Townes Van Zandt

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Wings of Angels A song about those above us

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That Year A song about committing suicide to try and make a situation better.

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I've Done Enough Dying Today is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Country Songs About Suicide
Randy Myrick added I've Done Enough Dying Today

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Country Death Song Violent Femmes - A song about death and suicide.

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One Dyin' and a Buryin' A song about how to forget all your troubles for good.

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Craig Brewster added Chiseled in Stone Vern Gosdin

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Candidate for Suicide A song about the toll life takes on you the longer you live

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Suicide Blues Taking your life after a woman has done your wrong.

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Billy Dee A songs about a dark and troubled young man

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Goin' Down in Style A hedonistic song about dying of excesses in Mexico

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A Smile On My Face Another sad song about suicide

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Laura A song about committing suicide when a lover leaves you. 

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Hill Above the City is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Country Songs About Suicide
Hill Above the City A song about comitting suicide with oyur car.

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Sweet Old World Lucinda Williams - A song about relaizing how much someone's worth when its too late

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Endless Sleep A song about teenage suicide

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Heaven, Hell, or Houston A song about a man trying to figure out what to do with himself.

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Moody River A song about drowning oneself and leaving a note.