Songs The Best Songs About Poison  

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Great songs about poison have been written by rock stars, rappers and country musicians. Some of the best songs about poison reference specific types of poison in their titles, and others allude that lovers can be poisonous. Poison is not only a popular subject for songs, but for bands as well. 80's rock band Poison was known for songs like "Talk Dirty To Me" and "Every Rose Has Its Thorn."

Bell Biv DeVoe had a hit back in 1990 with their new jack swing classic, “Poison.” Fun Fact – this track has been used in several films and TV series including Pineapple Express, Pootie Tang and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. There are actually several songs on this list simply entitled “Poison” including tracks from Rita Ora, Beyonce, and Alice Cooper.

Some of these songs, like Metallica's “Cyanide” and The Civil Wars' “Poison & Wine,” focus on methods in which people could be poisoned. The Nirvana track, “Drain You,” features the lyrics, “With eyes so dilated/I've become your pupil/You've taught me everything/Without a poison apple.”

Do you have a favorite poisonous piece of music? Vote up the best songs about poison to the top of this list, and vote down the songs that you'd rather drink poison than listen to. 

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Drain You Nirvana

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I Stand Alone Godsmack

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Cyanide Metallica

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Penny is Poison The Verve Pipe

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Poison Bell Biv DeVoe

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Shot Of Poison Lita Ford

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punksnotdead added Poison Arrow ABC

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Lauren Hunter added Poison in My Veins Bayside

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Poison & Wine The Civil Wars

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Poison All Time Low

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Before the Poison Marianne Faithfull

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Poisonous Lookalike Warren Zevon

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Poison Whiskey Lynyrd Skynyrd

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If Your Poison Gets You Black Francis

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Down Poison 3 Doors Down

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Poison (feat. Maxim) The Prodigy

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Poison Love Jerry Lee Lewis

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Poison Apples Mötley Crüe

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Poison Beyonce

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Poison Arrow Sonic Youth

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Poison Sugar Reba McEntire

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Poison Arrows Mike Oldfield

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Name Your Poison Ted Nugent

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Poison Pen Molly Hatchet

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punksnotdead added Poison Arrow The Flesh Eaters

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Poison in Your Veins Yngwie Malmsteen

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Poison Rita Ora

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Love the Poison Gregg Allman

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Poison Oak Bright Eyes

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Poison Ivy Jonas Brothers

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Poison Cup M. Ward

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Poison Years Bob Mould

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Party Poison My Chemical Romance

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Poison Arrow Meat Puppets

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Poison Lovers Steve Earle

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The Poison Bullet for My Valentine

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Poisonous Darts Ghostface Killah

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What's Ya Poison Cormega, Mobb Deep