music 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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Midnight Special Creedence Clearwater Revival

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After Midnight Eric Clapton

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In the Midnight Hour Wilson Pickett

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Midnight Rambler The Rolling Stones

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Midnight Train to Georgia Gladys Knight & the Pips

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Rebel Yell Billy Idol - " In the midnight hour, she cried more, more, more."

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Burning of the Midnight Lamp The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Jimi Hendrix, The Jimi Hendrix Experience & Sweet Inspirations

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Living After Midnight Judas Priest

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Midnight Rider The Allman Brothers Band

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After Midnight J.J. Cale

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Midnight Log The Clash

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Midnight at the Oasis Maria Muldaur

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Midnight Lighting Jimi Hendrix

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Moanin' at Midnight Howlin' Wolf - Howlin' Wolf

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It's Midnight Elvis Presley

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South City Midnight Lady The Doobie Brothers

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Midnight Jimi Hendrix

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Saturday At Midnight Cheap Trick

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zander5939 added In the Midnight Hour Roxy Music - Roxy Music

The Greatest One-Hit Wonder Songs of the 70s

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2 Minutes to Midnight Iron Maiden

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Midnight Voyage The Mamas & the Papas

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Lady Midnight Leonard Cohen

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In the Midnight Van Morrison

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Midnight Ravers The Wailers

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zander5939 added Midnight Moonlight Old and In The Way

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Fire at Midnight Jethro Tull

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Midnight Blue Electric Light Orchestra

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Blues at Midnight B.B. King

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Sister Midnight Iggy Pop

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Midnight Cowboy Faith No More

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Midnight Blues Joe Bonamassa

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Blues at Midnight is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Songs About Midnight
Blues at Midnight Ross Neilsen - Ross Nielsen   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQQ3dhGUiJA

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Walking Through Midnight Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes

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Along About Midnight Solomon Burke

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Midnight Believer B.B. King

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Midnight Lullaby Tom Waits

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Caravan to Midnight Robin Trower

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Midnight Getaway is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Songs About Midnight
Midnight Getaway Jerry Garcia

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zander5939 added 'Round Midnight Thelonious Monk - Thelonious Monk

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Blues at Midnight Ivory Joe Hunter - Ivory Joe Hunter

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Midnight A Tribe Called Quest