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List Rules Songs with "gun" in the title are fair game, but this list focuses mainly on songs about guns as a subject.

Lock and load, because you've stumbled onto a list of gun songs. This is a ranked list of all songs about guns, as voted on by music fans like you. A bunch of these tracks are pro-gun songs, while others were written in opposition of gun violence. Some of the songs included below may have the words "guns" or "weapon" in the lyrics or title, while others are only about guns as a subject. Various firearms are sung about on these songs, including pistols, shotguns, rifles, machine guns, and more.

Music isn't typically categorized by the meaning of the words, so this music list is a great way to find some solid tracks that are thematically similar. Vote for the weapons songs that you enjoy the most, and downvote ones if you think they're not worthy of being high on the list. If one of your top songs is missing, add it to the list so others can vote for it too. Many genres of music are featured below, including rock, pop, folk, metal, and more. This list features items like “Ten Cent Pistol”, “Bullet the Blue Sky”, and many more.
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Tom Islava added Bohemian Rhapsody Queen

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Janie's Got a Gun Aerosmith

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clash1977 added Don't Take Your Guns to Town Johnny Cash

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clash1977 added I Shot the Sheriff Eric Clapton, Flashback!

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Saturday Night Special Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Shoot to Thrill AC/DC, dc Talk

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Hey Joe The Jimi Hendrix Experience

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Tom Islava added I Shot the Sheriff Bob Marley & The Wailers

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Gimme Back My Bullets Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Big Iron Marty Robbins

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paulyb added Come as You Are Nirvana

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Shotgun Willie Willie Nelson

The Best Rappers Named After Guns

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62 35
Fire Your Guns - Ac/dc is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Songs About Guns
urmetaldj666 added Fire Your Guns - Ac/dc

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go_sullivan added Zombie The Cranberries

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Love Gun Kiss

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21 Guns Green Day

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Bullet in the Head Rage Against the Machine

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53 46
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Bullets in the Gun Toby Keith

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kingbee63 added Devil's Right Hand Steve Earl

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God & Guns Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Guns on the Roof The Clash

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Pumped Up Kicks Foster the People

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roger-chaplin added Delia's Gone Johnny Cash

Absolutely Insane Behind-The-Scenes Guns N' Roses Stories

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clash1977 added 16 Shells From a Thirty-Ought Six Tom Waits

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Time to Get a Gun Miranda Lambert

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30 56
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Tom Islava added Copacabana Barry Manilow

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Sweating Bullets Megadeth

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Don`t Need a Gun - Billy Idol is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Songs About Guns
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Gunsmoke The Outlaws

15 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

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JerryWitt added I Don't Like Mondays G4

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clash1977 added Tommy Gun

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Machine Gun Commodores

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14 26
Stagger Lee Lloyd Price is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Songs About Guns
Bill Smallwood added Stagger Lee Lloyd Price

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DavidSluyter added Smackwater Jack Carole King

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Frankie and Johnny Elvis Presl... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Songs About Guns
Bill Smallwood added Frankie and Johnny Elvis Presley

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11 27
Shotgun Junior Walker and the ... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Songs About Guns

Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni

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Get Your Gunn Marilyn Manson

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Cupid's Got a Shotgun Carrie Underwood

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Ten Cent Pistol The Black Keys

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Side Of A Bullet Nickelback

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Sound of a Gun Audioslave

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Diamonds and Guns Transplants

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kingbee63 added God Is a Bullet Concrete Blonde

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Never Scared is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Songs About Guns
Jeremiah Lange added Never Scared Bone Crusher