Songs The Best Songs About Midnight  

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There are few subjects in the cannon of music more inspiring than the shenanigans which occur afters hours. This is precisely why so many musicians in so many genres have written so many great songs about midnight. We asked you to vote for the best songs about midnight, and you responded. Check out the poll below to see the top midnight songs, and vote for your favorites to directly influence the order of the songs.

The best songs about midnight also happen to be some of the best in the entire music cannon. "Midnight Rider" by The Allman Brothers and both versions of "After Midnight" by Eric Clapton and J.J. Cale knock it out of the park. Judas Preist slays it on "Livin' After Midnight," while Patsy Cline croons with a heavy heart in her country twang on "Walkin' After Midnight."

Which are you favorite midnight songs? Thumbs up the ones you think should get the top spot, and share your favorites in the comment section below.
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Eric Clapton

2
21 9
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Billy Idol
"In the midnight hour, she cried more, more, more."

3
30 18
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Creedence Clearwater Revival

4
20 9
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Judas Priest

5
20 10
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The Rolling Stones

6
23 14
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Wilson Pickett

7
12 4
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J.J. Cale

8
11 4
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Jimi Hendrix, The Jimi Hendrix Experience & Sweet Inspirations

9
14 7
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Gladys Knight & the Pips

10
16 9
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The Allman Brothers Band

11
11 5
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12
8 3
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The Doobie Brothers

13
13 9
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Iron Maiden

14
4 0
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Jimi Hendrix

15
7 4
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Maria Muldaur

16
6 3
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Cheap Trick

17
6 3
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The Clash

18
6 3
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Jimi Hendrix

19
4 1
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Roxy Music

20
4 1
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Howlin' Wolf

Howlin' Wolf

21
10 8
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Elvis Presley

22
8 6
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The Mamas & the Papas

23
6 4
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Van Morrison

24
6 4
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25
6 4
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