Songs The Best Songs About Night  

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The great part about music is that you can write a song about anything, but for this list we're ranking the best songs about night. Some songs are about Saturday night and the spirit of letting loose, while others may use the night as a metaphor for something else. Do you have a favorite nighttime song? Whether it's rock, rap, country, or anything in between, we want you to vote up your favorites on this list of songs about the night. You can even add additional tracks to the poll if any good night songs are missing, so feel free to contribute to the list. We've included YouTube videos to accompany the songs when available, so think of this page as a night song playlist.

Some of the songs below include End of the Night by The Doors, You Shook Me All Night Long by AC/DC, and Prove It All Night by Bruce Springsteen. A song can qualify to be on this in two ways. First, the song has night in the title or lyrics, or some close variation of that word. Second, the song is conceptually about the night, even if it doesn't specifically mention that word.

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Night Moves Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

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A Hard Day's Night is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Songs About Night
RobLein added A Hard Day's Night The Beatles

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Undercover of the Night The Rolling Stones

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RobLein added Nights in White Satin The Moody Blues, London Festival Orchestra

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Whatever Gets You Thru the Night The Plastic Ono Band, John Lennon, The Philharmanic Orchestrange

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Wild Night Van Morrison

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Sunglasses At Night Corey Hart

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I Drove All Night Cyndi Lauper

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clash1977 added Dance the Night Away Van Halen

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Still of the Night is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Songs About Night
Still of the Night Whitesnake

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Heat of the Night Bryan Adams

Every Band & Musician Who Has Performed on Saturday Night Live

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mwlittletreasures added Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting

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I Love a Rainy Night Eddie Rabbitt

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The Night Before The Beatles

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End of the Night The Doors

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Don't You Know What the Night ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs About Night

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Almost Saturday Night John Fogerty

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Night Songs Cinderella

The Greatest One-Hit Wonder Songs of the 70s

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Tonight's the Night Rod Stewart

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Timothy Brannan added Bring on the Night The Police

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Tom Islava added Welcome to My Nightmare Alice Cooper

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clash1977 added Because the Night Patti Smith, Patti Smith Group

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Spirit in the Night Bruce Springsteen

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21 Musicians Who Are (Supposedly) in the Illuminati

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Up All Night Slaughter

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One More Night Phil Collins

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The Night They Drove Old Dixie... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Songs About Night

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Drive All Night Bruce Springsteen

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Prove It All Night Bruce Springsteen

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Saturday Night Bay City Rollers

The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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Night Flight Led Zeppelin

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Tom Islava added Strangers in the Night Frank Sinatra

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The Best Dallas Mavericks Centers of All Time

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Tom Islava added Vincent (Starry, Starry Night) Don McLean

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Workin' Day and Night Michael Jackson

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Waiting for the Night Depeche Mode

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Thief in the Night The Rolling Stones

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O Holy Night Mariah Carey

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