Country Songs 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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The Dance Garth Brooks

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There Goes My Life Kenny Chesney

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You’ll Think of Me Keith Urban

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A Better Man Clint Black

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Picture to Burn Taylor Swift

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48 21
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Kerosene Miranda Lambert

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42 17
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Diggin’ Up Bones Randy Travis

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40 17
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Goodbye In Her Eyes Zac Brown Band

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She Wouldn’t Be Gone Blake Shelton

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Wide Open Spaces Dixie Chicks

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37 22
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Here Comes Goodbye Rascal Flatts

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Starts With Goodbye Carrie Underwood

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The Long Goodbye Brooks & Dunn

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Goodbye Earl Dixie Chicks

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Bye Bye Jo Dee Messina

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Goodbye Time Blake Shelton

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Good in Goodbye Carrie Underwood

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A Bad Goodbye Wynonna Judd, Clint Black

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Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Country Songs About Saying Goodbye
AidanBitterman added Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye Luke Bryan

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1511258275648 added Please Remember Me Tim McGraw

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Bryn Chambers added I'll Think of Something Mark Chesnutt

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Down to Our Last Goodbye Willie Nelson

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I'll Never Say Goodbye Dolly Parton

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Thirteen Mile Goodbye Randy Travis

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Last Goodbye Miranda Lambert

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How Can I Tell You Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Country Songs About Saying Goodbye
Barry Mardit added How Can I Tell You Goodbye

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Farewell Party Alan Jackson

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11 13
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When Goodbye Was a Word Trisha Yearwood

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9 12
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Why Would I Say Goodbye Brooks & Dunn

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12 16
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Monday Morning Church Alan Jackson

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11 15
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Dude added Farewell Party Joe Nichols

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Trouble With Goodbye LeAnn Rimes

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Kiss Goodbye Little Big Town

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Heath Daniel added Answer the Phone

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Saying Goodbye Sara Evans

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11 17
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Kissing You Goodbye Waylon Jennings

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Farewell Party John Denver

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Why We Said Goodbye Tim McGraw

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AidanBitterman added Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye Deep Purple

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Bye Bye Blackbird The Everly Brothers

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I’m Movin’ On Rosanne Cash

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Hello Love Goodbye Willie Nelson