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List Rules Songs with peace in the title are fair game, but this list focuses mainly on songs about peace as a subject.

In an age where war is always waging somewhere in the world, it's good to have a collection of peace songs that promote a positive message. This is a ranked list of all the best songs about peace, as voted on by music fans like you. Some of the songs included below may have the words "peace" or "peaceful" in the lyrics or title, while others are only about peace as a subject or theme. If you're a pacifist and believe violence isn't the answer, then the music below might really strike a chord with you. Examples include Lennon's "Give Peace a Chance" and Operation Ivy's "Unity."

Music isn't typically categorized by the meaning of the words, so this music list is a great way to find some solid tracks that are thematically similar. Vote for the peace songs that you enjoy the most, and downvote ones if you think they're not worthy of being high on the list. If one of your top songs is missing, add it to the list so others can vote for it too. Many genres of music are featured below, including rock, pop, folk, metal, and more.
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clash1977 added Imagine The Plastic Ono Band, John Lennon, The Flux Fiddlers

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Give Peace A Chance John Lennon

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Across the Universe The Beatles

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Shamrock4444 added Pipes of Peace Paul McCartney

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clash1977 added My Sweet Lord George Harrison

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Tom Islava added Happy Christmas (War Is Over) John Lennon, Yoko Ono

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Tom Islava added One Love Bob Marley

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The River of Dreams Billy Joel

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Dreamer Ozzy Osbourne

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Tom Islava added Octopus' Garden The Beatles

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clash1977 added Sunday Bloody Sunday U2

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clash1977 added (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding Elvis Costello & The Attractions

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cbaird19 added Ripple Grateful Dead

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Mark Lanzarotta added Peace Frog The Doors

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Peace Sells Megadeth

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Tulsa Time Eric Clapton

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Rocky Mountain High John Denver

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A Pillow of Winds Pink Floyd

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From a Distance Bette Midler

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Tom Islava added Turn the World Around Harry Belafonte

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Neon River Keane

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Unity Operation Ivy

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Toes Zac Brown Band

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One Sweet World Dave Matthews Band

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Hot Air Balloon Owl City

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Welcome Home Carole King

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Gentle Groove Mother Love Bone

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Hang Loose Alabama Shakes

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Serenity Godsmack

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All Over Me Josh Turner

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Good To Be Me Uncle Kracker

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Sanctuary Daniel Amos