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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Garth Brooks

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Kenny Chesney

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66 26
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Keith Urban

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48 18
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Clint Black

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60 28
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Taylor Swift

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50 21
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Miranda Lambert

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45 18
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Randy Travis

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42 17
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Zac Brown Band

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Blake Shelton

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40 22
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Dixie Chicks

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38 22
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Rascal Flatts

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27 17
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Carrie Underwood

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28 19
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Blake Shelton

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31 23
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Dixie Chicks

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27 19
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Jo Dee Messina

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25 17
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20 12
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Brooks & Dunn

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25 21
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20 16
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Carrie Underwood

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13 9
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Country Songs About Saying Goodbye
AidanBitterman added Luke Bryan

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25 23
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Wynonna Judd, Clint Black

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Bryn Chambers added Mark Chesnutt

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1511258275648 added Tim McGraw

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Willie Nelson

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15 16
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Dolly Parton

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14 15
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13 14
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Alan Jackson

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20 23
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Miranda Lambert

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11 12
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Randy Travis

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9 10
How Can I Tell You Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Country Songs About Saying Goodbye
Barry Mardit added

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Trisha Yearwood

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12 16
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9 13
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Brooks & Dunn

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12 17
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11 16
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Alan Jackson

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7 11
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Dude added Joe Nichols

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15 22
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Little Big Town

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12 18
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Sara Evans

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9 14
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LeAnn Rimes

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Heath Daniel added

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9 15
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Willie Nelson

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14 22
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11 18
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Waylon Jennings

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10 17
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Tim McGraw

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15 24
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Rosanne Cash

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7 13
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John Denver

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9 16
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The Everly Brothers