country music The Best Country Songs About Memories  

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List Rules Upvote your favorite country songs about remembering and making memories.

A lot of country songs are centered around memories. They might be about lost loves, old friends and good times in years gone by, and about those who have passed away. Memories make for great songwriting. These country songs about remembering are sure to move you.

When it comes to country songs about memories, Miranda Lambert almost cornered the market with her 2010 Grammy Award-winning hit “The House that Built Me.” Have you ever wanted to go back and visit the home you grew up in? That’s exactly what Lambert does. Her song recounts her journey through the house as she goes from room to room, remembering all the things that happened there. Other great country memory songs include “The Grand Tour” by George Jones, “As Good as I Once Was” by Toby Keith, and “19 Somethin'” by Mark Wills – an anthem for all Generation Xers, country music fans or not.

From The Judds asking Grandpa to “Tell me ‘bout the good old days” to Kenny Chesney celebrating his favorite bar and all the good times had there, these country songs about memory feature talented musicians waxing nostalgic and singing about childhood, adolescence, first loves, and more. Take a listen, and vote your favorites to the top of the list.

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Fool Hearted Memory George Strait

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Every Mile a Memory Dierks Bentley

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For a Little While Tim McGraw

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The House That Built Me Miranda Lambert

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I Go Back Kenny Chesney

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Springsteen Eric Church

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19 Somethin' Mark Wills

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Making Memories of Us Keith Urban

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Letter to Me Brad Paisley

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Marina Del Rey George Strait

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Back When Tim McGraw

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American Honey Lady Antebellum

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Moments Emerson Drive

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Whenever You Remember Carrie Underwood

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When I See This Bar Kenny Chesney

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Us Again Chuck Wicks

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hejacountrybest added Kenny Chesney — Better As a Memory

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Senior Year Randy Houser

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Something Like That Tim McGraw

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Live Until I Die Clay Walker

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Pretty Good at Drinkin' Beer Billy Currington

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24 Frames Jason Isbell

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Sacred Memories Dolly Parton

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Georgia Clay Josh Kelley

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Automatic Miranda Lambert

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Blood Brothers Luke Bryan

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Building Memories Hank Williams, Jr.

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The Grand Tour George Jones

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Twenty Years Ago Kenny Rogers

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Sweet Memories Jerry Reed

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Those Memories of You Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris

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Bells of Memory Slim Whitman