Pop The Best Pop Songs About Saying Goodbye  

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Parting can be such sweet sorrow, but several musicians have written great pop songs about saying goodbye. Some pop goodbye songs are sad and sentimental while others are a definite wish to never see someone again. Goodbye songs can be played for graduations, big moves and even at funerals. This list of pop songs about saying goodbye includes some of the best “so long” songs ever written.

Are you sad about saying goodbye? Give a listen to Boyz II Men's “It's so Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday” for a good cry. “Tears in Heaven” by Eric Clapton is also a cry-inducing farewell song. It was written following the death of his son in 1991. This pop song about saying goodbye went all the way up to No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

If you are ready to see someone go, a goodbye song like “Hit the Road Jack” by Ray Charles may be more up your alley. Beyonce's “Irreplaceable” is also a great goodbye song when you are happy to see a relationship come to an end.

What are some of your favorite pop songs about saying goodbye? Add them to this list and share your thoughts in the comments section.
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Hello Goodbye The Beatles

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Tom Islava added Candle in the Wind Elton John

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I Will Remember You Sarah McLachlan, Macy Gray

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Irreplaceable Beyonce

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Closing Time Semisonic

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GarettCarlson added Goodbye Stranger Supertramp

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Bye Bye Bye 'N Sync

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See Ya Later, Alligator is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Saying Goodbye
Mark Lanzarotta added See Ya Later, Alligator Bill Haley and His Comets

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We'll Meet Again is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Saying Goodbye
Mark Lanzarotta added We'll Meet Again Vera Lynn

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Tom Islava added Friends Never Say Goodbye Elton John, Backstreet Boys

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Bye Bye Love is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Saying Goodbye
Mark Lanzarotta added Bye Bye Love The Everly Brothers - The Everly Brothers

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Bye Bye Love The Cars

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Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Saying Goodbye
Mark Lanzarotta added Goodbye Mary Hopkin

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Starts With Goodbye Carrie Underwood

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Goodbye My Friend Linda Ronstadt

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Bye Bye Love Simon and Garfunkel

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LeAnna Jackson added I'll Always Remember You

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punksnotdead added Last Goodbye Jeff Buckley

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Who Is Fancy - "goodbye&q... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Saying Goodbye
Pete St Martin added Who Is Fancy - "goodbye"

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Bye Bye Blackbird Ringo Starr

The Best Pop Songs of 2017

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Don't Say Good Bye Again The Jackson 5

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Goodbye to You Scandal

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All My Friends LCD Soundsystem

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the last day on earth is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Saying Goodbye
Luke Albright added the last day on earth Kate Miller Heidke

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The Best Singers of All Time

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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Saying Goodbye
Mark Lanzarotta added Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (reprise) The Beatles

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Love in Vain The Rolling Stones

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By Bye, Love George Harrison

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Bye Bye Mariah Carey

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I'll Never Say Goodbye Dolly Parton

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TheWelshGuy added Say Hello Wave Goodbye soft cell Soft Cell

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Deuces Chris Brown

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Learn to Say Goodbye Dusty Springfield

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So Now Goodbye Kylie Minogue

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What's Good About Goodbye Dionne Warwick