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The Best Songs About Being a Leader 

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Updated January 17, 2020 544 votes 235 voters 31.5k views 19 items

The great part about music is that you can write a song about anything, but for this list we're ranking the best songs about being a leader. This list features songs about leadership, leading, and what it's like being in charge. Do you have a favorite leader song? Whether it's rock, jazz, pop, or anything genre in between, please vote up your favorites on this list of songs about leaders. You can even add additional tracks to the poll if any good songs about being a leader are missing. Step up to the plate and add more songs to this list. There are YouTube videos included to accompany the songs , so think of this page as a being a leader songs playlist.

Some of the songs below include "World Leader Pretend" by R.E.M., "Follow the Leader" by Eric B. & Rakim, and "Take Me to Your Leader" by Incubus. A song can qualify to be on this in two ways. First, the song has being a leader in the title or lyrics, or some close variation of that word. Second, the song is conceptually about leading, even if it doesn't specifically mention that word.
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Follow the Leader is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Songs About Being a Leader
Eric B. & Rakim
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Nicki Minaj, Cam'ron, Rick Ross
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Twisted Sister
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Dan Fogelberg
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The Shangri-Las
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Tech N9ne
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Parliament-Funkadelic
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Jean Michel Jarre
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The Clash
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Malik Yusef, Kanye West