The Best Country Songs About Death

From country's wisest minds

Holler Country Music

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From George Jones and Lucinda Williams to Scotty McCreery and Carrie Underwood

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In times of sorrow and grief, music can often be one of the most comforting, soothing balms. Through their songs, many country artists have also taught us how to appreciate and live our lives to the fullest.

Here's our selection of the best country songs about death.

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1. Thomas Rhett - Die A Happy Man

2. Carly Pearce - Show Me Around

3. Tim McGraw - Live Like You Were Dying

4. George Jones - He Stopped Loving Her Today

5. Vince Gill - Go Rest High On That Mountain

6. Lucinda Williams - Sweet Old World

7. Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton - When I Get Where I'm Going

8. Cole Swindell - You Should Be Here

9. Lee Brice - I Drive Your Truck

10. Tim McGraw - If You're Reading This

11. The Band Perry - Better Dig Two

12. Carrie Underwood - Two Black Cadillacs

13. Darryl Worley - I Miss My Friend

14. Tim McGraw - I Called Mama

15. Jon Pardi - Head Over Boots

16. Kenny Chsney - Who You'd Be Today

17. Steve Wariner - Holes In The Floor Of Heaven

18. Chris Young - Drowning

19. Luke Bryan - Drink A Beer

20. Justin Moore - If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away

21. Mark Wills - Wish You Were Here

22. Brad Paisley, Alison Krauss - Whiskey Lullaby

23. Diamond Rio - One More Day

24. Reba McEntire - If I Had Only Known

25. Randy Travis - Three Wooden Crosses

26. Alan Jackson - Sissy's Song

27. Lonestar - I'm Already There

28. Cole Swindell - Dad's Old Number

29. The Band Perry - If I Die Young

30. Kathy Mattea - Where've You Been

31. Kenny Chesney - Grandpa Told Me So

32. Merle Haggard & The Strangers - Sing Me Back Home

33. Roger Miller - One Dyin' And A Buryin'

34. Townes Van Zandt - Tecumseh Valley

35. Dolly Parton - Down from Dover

36. Bobbie Gentry - Ode To Billie Joe

37. Emmylou Harris - Boulder to Birmingham

38. Lefty Frizzell - The Long Black Veil

39. Johnny Cash - 25 Minutes to Go

40. The Louvin Brothers - Knoxville Girl

41. Ralph Stanley - O Death

42. Keith Whitely - Tell Lorrie I Love Her

43. Lorrie Morgan - If You Came Back From Heaven

44. Glen Campbell - I'm Not Gonna Miss You

45. Riley Green - I Wish Grandpas Never Died

46. Jamey Johnson - Lead Me Home

47. Tenille Townes - When I Meet My Maker

48. Lauren Alaina - The Other Side

49. Scotty McCreery - How Ya Doin' Up There

50. Ronan Keating - If Tomorrow Never Comes

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