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.
1 29 15 After Midnight Eric Clapton
2 21 9 Rebel Yell Billy Idol "In the midnight hour, she cried more, more, more."
3 30 18 Midnight Special Creedence Clearwater Revival
4 20 9 Living After Midnight Judas Priest
5 20 10 Midnight Rambler The Rolling Stones
6 23 14 In the Midnight Hour Wilson Pickett
7 12 4 After Midnight J.J. Cale
8 11 4 Burning of the Midnight Lamp The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Jimi Hendrix, The Jimi Hendrix Experience & Sweet Inspirations
9 14 7 Midnight Train to Georgia Gladys Knight & the Pips
10 16 9 Midnight Rider The Allman Brothers Band
11 11 5 Walking After Midnight Patsy Cline
12 8 3 South City Midnight Lady The Doobie Brothers
13 13 9 2 Minutes to Midnight Iron Maiden
14 4 0 Midnight Lighting
15 7 4 Midnight at the Oasis
16 6 3 Saturday At Midnight Cheap Trick
17 6 3 Midnight Log The Clash
18 6 3 Midnight Jimi Hendrix
19 4 1 zander5939 added In the Midnight Hour Roxy Music
20 4 1 Moanin' at Midnight Howlin' Wolf