Songs about lost love are part of the fabric of country music. Since the music tells the true stories of real people's lives, there's no way to shy away from the painful subject of losing someone you love.

There are many, many great country songs about lost love. From songs about a painful breakup to country classics about love that ends when death literally does them part, it's a topic that some of country's greatest songwriters have put their pens to, and many of the genre's top vocalists have recorded those songs.

Which of the following is the best country song about lost love? Vote as often as once an hour, and if you don't see your favorite here, let us know in the comments section!

Country's Greatest Love Stories