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30 Country Songs For A Lonely Heart

Because nobody does heartache like George Jones. Except maybe Taylor Swift.

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1. George Jones, "He Stopped Loving Her Today"

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Find me a sadder love song and I will pay you a hundred dollars.

2. Crystal Gale, "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue"

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A song for weeping.

3. Willie Nelson, "Always On My Mind"

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For the one that got away.

4. George Strait, "Why Can't I Leave Her Alone"

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There's a stalker in all of us.

5. Patsy Cline, "I Fall To Pieces"

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Country music and heartache at their best.

6. Taylor Swift, "Red"

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We all know exactly what she's talking about.

7. Randy Travis, "Hard Rock Bottom Of Your Heart"

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Because sometimes it's your own damn fault.

8. Hank Williams, "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"

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We've all been there.

9. Dixie Chicks, "Cold Day In July"

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Promises do get broken.

10. Keith Whitley, "I'm No Stranger To The Rain"

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For the perpetually dumped.

11. Dolly Parton, "Jolene"

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Dang that Jolene.

12. Hanna McEuen, "Something Like A Broken Heart"

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It's a little like an old sad song, it kills you but you sing along.

13. Hank Williams, "Your Cheating Heart"

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Just remember: What goes around, comes around.

14. Waylon Jennings, "You Can Have Her"

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If you've been left for your best friend, this is your jam.

15. Alabama, "Can't Keep A Good Man Down"

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What are you doing? Get yourself back out there!

16. Merle Haggard, "Today I Started Loving You Again"

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There are some people you will just never get over.

17. Hayden Panettiere, "Nothing In This World Will Ever Break My Heart Again" (Nashville Soundtrack)

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Somebody get this girl a Grammy or an Emmy or a Key To My Heart.

18. Reba McEntire, "Can't Even Get The Blues No More"

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You are so over this.

19. Miranda Lambert, "Kerosene"

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Burn the mother down.

20. Clare Bowen and Sam Palladio, "I Will Fall" (Nashville Soundtrack)

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Can Scarlett and Gunnar please just get back together already?

21. Lynn Anderson, "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues"

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It's not just you. Even cowgirls get the blues, sometimes.

22. Tanya Tucker, "Down To My Last Teardrop"

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The "Single Ladies" of eighties country.

23. Doug Sahm And The Sir Douglas Quintet, "Give Back The Key To My Heart"

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This is why you should always leave a spare with a friend.

24. Taylor Swift, "Picture To Burn"

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So what if he told all his friends he thinks you're crazy. You probably are. And that's FINE.

25. The Wreckers, "Leave The Pieces"

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"Don't Turn Around" for the aughts.

26. The Band Perry, "You Lie"

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Liars = Not worth your time.

27. Lady Antebellum, "Need You Now"

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Thank god for *67.

28. Randy Travis, "Diggin' Up Bones"

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Divorce is a bitch.

29. Sara Evans, "A Little Bit Stronger"

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Just like Britney's "Stronger" but without the chair dance.

30. Lynyrd Skynyrd, "Free Bird"

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There's another word for single: free. Enjoy it.

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