Country Songs 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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Miranda Lambert

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Eric Church

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Kenny Chesney

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Dierks Bentley

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25 9
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George Strait

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Tim McGraw

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25 11
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Mark Wills

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Tim McGraw

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19 10
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Tim McGraw

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15 7
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Lady Antebellum

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15 8
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Keith Urban

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13 7
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Miranda Lambert

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13 7
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Carrie Underwood

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16 10
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Brad Paisley

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13 8
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Randy Houser

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12 8
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Luke Bryan

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Clay Walker

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10 7
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George Strait

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10 8
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George Jones

23
8 6
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Billy Currington

24
8 6
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Kenny Chesney

25
8 7
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Emerson Drive

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9 10
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28
8 9
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Dolly Parton

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5 7
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Jason Isbell

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4 6
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Chuck Wicks

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4 6
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Josh Kelley

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5 10
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Kenny Rogers

35
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Hank Williams, Jr.

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Jerry Reed

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Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris

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Slim Whitman