25 Country Songs For Anybody Missing Their Dad This Father’s Day

Chris Stapleton with long hair and beard
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Trust me, I feel your pain, but in times of heartache and struggle, country music is just the medicine you need.

If you’ve lost your dad like I did, Father’s Day can be a pretty rough weekend. When you lose a loved one, there’s always a lot of healing that needs to happen, and that can be painfully slow process, but since losing my dad, music has been my saving grace.

From the day I got the news until now, I’ve been compiling all the songs that have helped me in some way. Some are just about dads, some about loss in general, some provide the advice that I think he would give, and some just let me know that it’s okay to feel. All are songs that I know we’d be singing along with together if he was still here.

So here’s 25 songs to listen to when you need a reminder of his presence, when you need some comfort, when you’re feeling sad, or when you just miss him.

Remember that he’s always with you, sometimes you just don’t notice.

1. Cole Swindell – “You Should Be Here”

2. Luke Bryan – “Drink A Beer”

3. Ashley Monroe – “Daddy I Told You”

4. Zac Brown Band – “My Old Man”

5. George Strait – “Love Without End, Amen”

6. Luke Combs – “Used To You”

7. Chris Stapleton – “Daddy Doesn’t Pray Anymore”

8. Miranda Lambert – “Over You”

9. Alan Jackson – “Drive (For Daddy Gene)”

10. Justin Moore – “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away”

11. Clare Dunn – “Old Hat”

12. Lee Brice – “I Drive Your Truck”

13. Keith Anderson – “I Still Miss You”

14. Erik Dylan – “Fishin’ Alone”

15. Jackie Lee – “Long Year”

16. Mitchell Tenpenny – “Walk Like Him”

17. Natalie Hemby – “This Town Still Talks About You”

18. Luke Combs – “Even Though I’m Leaving”

19. Cole Swindell – “Dad’s Old Number”

20. Chris Young – “Drowning”

21. Jon Langston – “Cigarettes & Me”

22. Hailey Whitters – “One More Hell”

23. Jon Pardi – “Starlight”

24. Zac Brown Band – “The Man Who Loves You The Most”

25. Luke Bryan – “Build Me A Daddy”

A beer bottle on a dock


A beer bottle on a dock