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The Best Country Songs About Saying Goodbye  

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This list contains some of the best country songs about saying goodbye, ranked by your votes. Goodbyes come in many forms, but there are great country goodbye songs for all occasions. This list of the best country songs about saying goodbye includes sad songs, happy songs and songs that say don't let the door hit you on the way out.

If you are looking to shed some tears to a sad country goodbye song, pop on Garth Brooks' classic, “The Dance.” This song finds Brooks reflecting on the concept that it is better to have loved and lost than never loved at all. Toby Keith wrote the country song, “Cryin’ For Me (Wayman’s Song),” to say goodbye to his friend Wayman Tisdale who passed away in 2009.

Do you prefer a happy country goodbye song? Give a listen to “Wide Open Spaces” by The Dixie Chicks. This song celebrates moving on to new possibilities. “Live Like You Were Dying” by Tim McGraw is another uplifting country goodbye song that promotes enjoying every moment of life.

Which song on this list of the best country songs about saying goodbye is your favorite? Be sure to vote it to the top and please add any we may have missed.
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Garth Brooks
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Kenny Chesney
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Clint Black
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Keith Urban
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Zac Brown Band
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Miranda Lambert
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Taylor Swift
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Randy Travis
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Blake Shelton
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Rascal Flatts
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Dixie Chicks
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Blake Shelton
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Brooks & Dunn
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Carrie Underwood
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Jo Dee Messina
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linxisun added Tim McGraw
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Bryn Chambers added Mark Chesnutt
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Wynonna Judd, Clint Black
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Dixie Chicks
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Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Country Songs About Saying Goodbye
AidanBitterman added Luke Bryan