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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? Vote up the ones you think should get the top spot.

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Eric Clapton
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Creedence Clearwater Revival
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Billy Idol
"In the midnight hour, she cried more, more, more."
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Judas Priest
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The Rolling Stones
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Wilson Pickett
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Gladys Knight & the Pips
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The Allman Brothers Band
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J.J. Cale
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Jimi Hendrix, The Jimi Hendrix Experience & Sweet Inspirations
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Cheap Trick
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The Doobie Brothers
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Van Morrison
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Iron Maiden
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Jimi Hendrix

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Howlin' Wolf

Howlin' Wolf

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Jimi Hendrix
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The Clash
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Maria Muldaur

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The Mamas & the Papas
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Elvis Presley
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Electric Light Orchestra