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 song to say goodbye with 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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GarettCarlson added Goodbye Stranger Supertramp

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Closing Time Semisonic

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Bye Bye Bye 'N Sync

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

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Starts With Goodbye Carrie Underwood

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Alan Michael added Good riddance (Time of your life) Green Day

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Goodbye My Friend Linda Ronstadt

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Alan Michael added End of the World Skeeter Davis

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Bye Bye Love Simon and Garfunkel

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Bye Bye Love The Cars

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Alan Michael added Stop Draggin' My Heart Around Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty

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Alan Michael added If You Leave Me Now Chicago

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LeAnna Jackson added I'll Always Remember You

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Bye Bye Blackbird Ringo Starr

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Jelena Montana added It's Over Boz scaggs

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BillGallinger added Just a Song Before I Go Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

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Jelena Montana added You Don't Bring Me Flowers Neil Diamond

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Bye Bye Mariah Carey

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Goodbye to You Scandal

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Alan Michael added (You're My) Soul and Inspiration The Righteous Brothers

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punksnotdead added Hold On (So Goodbye To All Of That) Crippled Black Phoenix

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Love in Vain The Rolling Stones

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All My Friends LCD Soundsystem

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Don't Say Good Bye Again The Jackson 5

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By Bye, Love George Harrison

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Deuces Chris Brown

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punksnotdead added Goodbye Cruel World Pink Floyd

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