Music The Best Songs About Life  

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Have you ever thought about how many songs with life in the title have been written? This list ranks the best songs about life, regardless of their genre. Many of the tracks listed are songs about life in general, whether it's about life ending, the beauty of life, or anything else. This ranked list includes songs like "Got to Get You Into My Life" by The Beatles, and "Life on Mars" by David Bowie. If your favorite song with life in the title isn't listed, feel free to add it to the list so others can also vote it up. Songs with life in the lyrics are fair game too.

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112 53
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Tom Cochrane

2
75 38
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The Beatles

3
60 28
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4
56 26
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George Harrison

5
72 39
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Evanescence

6
43 18
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7
31 9
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8
41 18
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David Bowie

9
52 28
A Day in the Life is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Songs About Life
The Beatles

10
27 10
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Dire Straits

11
23 9
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Iggy Pop

12
26 15
Imitation of Life is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Songs About Life

13
25 16
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Spice Girls

14
10 2
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John Mellencamp

15
18 10
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Madonna

16
20 13
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Foo Fighters

17
23 16
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Debby Boone

18
17 11
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The Dream Academy

19
18 12
This Is The Life is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs About Life
Amy Macdonald

20
18 12
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Eddie Rabbitt

21
18 12
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Kenny Chesney

22
19 14
Breath of Life is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs About Life
Florence and the Machine

23
17 12
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24
10 5
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Journey

25
20 15
That's Life is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs About Life
Frank Sinatra

26
22 17
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27
12 8
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The Moody Blues

28
9 5
Summer Side of Life is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Songs About Life
Gordon Lightfoot

29
9 5
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The Ink Spots, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie Orchestra

30
8 5
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The Police

31
8 5
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Pink Floyd

32
7 4
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Blue Öyster Cult

33
6 3
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34
12 10
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Talking Heads

35
10 8
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Sheila E.

36
9 7
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37
6 4
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David Bowie

38
6 4
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Mark Lanzarotta added Jeff Buckley

39
6 4
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40
12 11
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Wings

41
11 10
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Skid Row

42
9 8
You Decorated My Life is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Songs About Life
Kenny Rogers

43
8 7
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Kate Bush

44
6 5
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John Mellencamp

45
9 9
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Michael Jackson

46
5 5
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47
5 5
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Collin Raye

48
4 4
Hang on to Your Life is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Songs About Life
The Guess Who

49
4 4
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Steve Hackett

50
3 3
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Sting, Anoushka Shankar