songs 20+ Great Songs About the Name James  

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List Rules Songs must have the name James in the title.

Songs with a person's name in the title are quite common, but for this list we're only ranking the best songs about people named James. Do you have a favorite James song? We want you to vote for your favorite songs about James, whether it's a country song about someone named James, a James rock song, or anything in between. You can even add a song to the list if it's not already here, as long as it's a song with James in the title or lyrics.

Some of the songs featured below include "Sweet Baby James" by James Taylor, "James Dean" by Eagles, and "Jimmy James" by Beastie Boys. Vote up your favorites to help them move higher on the list, and downvote any James songs that you have heard and don't like.

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Sweet Baby James James Taylor, Carole King

24 Times James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke Segments Made Your Day The Greatest One-Hit Wonder Songs of the 70s

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James Dean Eagles

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Jimmy James Beastie Boys

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James K. Polk They Might Be Giants

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Reuben James Kenny Rogers & The First Edition

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Jesse James Bruce Springsteen

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James Carly Simon

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Rusty James Green Day

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Ridin' With James Dean Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

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St. James Infirmary Blues The White Stripes

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James & the Gang Joan Baez

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Little James Oasis

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James Brown Cage the Elephant

Ronnie James Dio's Greatest Album Moments The Greatest Songs by '90s One-Hit Wonders

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Penguin, James Penguin Brad Paisley

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Mr. James Dean Hilary Duff

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How James E. Dikshun Hijacked Anal Mucus Snoop Dogg, Charlie Wilson, Anal Mucus

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James Bond Theme Glen Campbell

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James Dean Bonnie Tyler

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Meet James Ensor They Might Be Giants

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St. James Infirmary Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and His Savoy Ballroom Five

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Jesse James Scarface

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Bobby James N*E*R*D

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James Dean Goo Goo Dolls

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St. James Infirmary Joe Cocker

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St. James Infirmary Bobby Bland

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Saint James Infirmary Van Morrison

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Jesse James Bob Seger

The Best James Blunt Songs Biggest, Reddest Flags Modern Daters Should Look Out For

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Jesse James is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 20+ Great Songs About the Name James
Jesse James Pete Seeger, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Ed McCurdy

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Frank and Jesse James Warren Zevon

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St. James Infirmary Eric Burdon & the Animals

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James The Bangles

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Rueben James Conway Twitty

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Oliver James Fleet Foxes

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Jumping for James is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 20+ Great Songs About the Name James
Jumping for James Quincy Jones, The Jones Boys

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That Old King James is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 20+ Great Songs About the Name James
That Old King James Scotty McCreery

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James on the Loose James Brown

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Rick James is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 20+ Great Songs About the Name James
Rick James Nelly, T.I.

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St. James is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 20+ Great Songs About the Name James
St. James Avenged Sevenfold

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St. James Infirmary is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 20+ Great Songs About the Name James

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Gordon James is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 20+ Great Songs About the Name James
Gordon James Gov't Mule

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Son of Skip James Dion DiMucci

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Miss James Howlin' Wolf

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Reuben James Pete Seeger

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