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The Best Songs About The Iraq War 

Clark Benson
Updated September 30, 2018 5.7k votes 1.3k voters 92.4k views 40 items

Contrary to popular belief, there have been quite a few excellent songs written about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, though very few have become popular hits. Check out these songs about the Iraq and Afghan conflicts and the U.S. and coalition soldiers who fought in these wars and their lives upon returning home, vote for the ones that move you the most, and add others.

What are songs about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq? There are a number of a strong songs on both the pro and anti-war side, but only these can be considered top-notch. No matter what side you're on, you can agree that these tunes are pretty strong in their own right.
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DavidCulver added Five Finger Death Punch
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MichaelBeltran added Toby Keith
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Courtesy of the Red, Whi... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
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MichaelBeltran added Trace Adkins
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Bad Company is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
derly-olivares added Five Finger Death Punch
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Green Day
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vetrn added Darryl Worley
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Jason Isbell, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
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B.Y.O.B. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
KailaHopkins added System of a Down
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LaurieM added Bruce Springsteen
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Bad Religion
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Hero Of War is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
squishy-squishington added Rise Against
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Drive-By Truckers
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B.O.B (Bombs Over Baghda... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
alex-fred-fawbush added Outkast
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Gaslight Anthem
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Steve Earle
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Hands Held High is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
CHANDAN DONALDSON added Linkin Park
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One Hell of an Amen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
phillip-mazurik added Brantley Gilbert
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Out of Control is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
dax1dax1 added Hoobastank
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I Drive Your Truck is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
david-lantz added Lee Brice
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Neil Young
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Remember Everything is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
chloefredericksen added Five Finger Death Punch
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John Mellencamp
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Second Chance is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
dax1dax1 added Shinedown
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When I'm Gone is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
dax1dax1 added 3 Doors Down