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The Best Country Songs About Divorce

May 6, 2020 440 votes 48 voters 2.9k views52 items

Some of the best country hits are about the sad side of love, so it should as no surprise that songs about divorce make up a major theme in the genre. From stories about divorced parents, to singers lamenting about their own separations, these country songs delve into all aspects of a marriage splitting up, from the angry and tragic emotions, to the rare funny moments that may crop up here and there. 

It's always unfortunate when a husband and wife must go their separate way, but these great songs provide a small silver lining. And, marital problems are as old as time, this list includes classics from veteran country stars like Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers, as well songs from country's new generation of hit-makers, like Zac Brown and the Band Perry.

While all of the entries on this list of country songs about divorce are good in their own right, it's up to you to determine which tracks are the best of the best. What do you think are saddest country divorce songs of all time? Vote up your favorite country songs about divorce below, and be sure to add any that you feel we may have missed.