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

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End of the Night The Doors

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18 9
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Night Moves Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

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20 11
A Hard Day's Night is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs About Night
RobLein added A Hard Day's Night The Beatles

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I Drove All Night Cyndi Lauper

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18 10
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The Night Before The Beatles

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Wild Night Van Morrison

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13 6
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14 7
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Undercover of the Night The Rolling Stones

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9 3
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Tom Islava added Vincent (Starry, Starry Night) Don McLean

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clash1977 added Because the Night Patti Smith, Patti Smith Group

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Tonight's the Night Rod Stewart

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9 4
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Whatever Gets You Thru the Night The Plastic Ono Band, John Lennon, The Philharmanic Orchestrange

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13 9
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Still of the Night is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Songs About Night
Still of the Night Whitesnake

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10 7
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Sunglasses At Night Corey Hart

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8 5
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Tom Islava added Welcome to My Nightmare Alice Cooper

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10 8
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Night Flight Led Zeppelin

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9 7
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Saturday Night Bay City Rollers

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8 6
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6 4
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10 9
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9 8
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I Love a Rainy Night Eddie Rabbitt

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8 7
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O Holy Night Mariah Carey

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7 6
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Silent Night Elvis Presley

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7 6
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Up All Night Slaughter

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5 4
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Quiet Night of Quite Stars Ella Fitzgerald

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5 4
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Tom Islava added Strangers in the Night Frank Sinatra

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Timothy Brannan added Bring on the Night The Police

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9 9
The Night They Drove Old Dixie... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Songs About Night

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Spirit in the Night Bruce Springsteen

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clash1977 added Dance the Night Away Van Halen

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Night Songs Cinderella

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mwlittletreasures added Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting

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Almost Saturday Night John Fogerty

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The Best Taylor Swift Memes of All Time

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8 9
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Prove It All Night Bruce Springsteen

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8 9
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Good Night The Beatles

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7 8
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6 7
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6 7
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Tonight's the Night Neil Young

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Get Down Saturday Night Oliver Cheatham

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