military The Best Songs About The Iraq War  

Clark Benson
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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 Wrong Side of Heaven Five Finger Death Punch

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MichaelBeltran added American Soldier Toby Keith

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Bad Company is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
derly-olivares added Bad Company Five Finger Death Punch

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Courtesy of the Red, White and... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War

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MichaelBeltran added Arlington Trace Adkins

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vetrn added I Just Came Back (From a War) Darryl Worley

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Dress Blues Jason Isbell, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

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21 Guns Green Day

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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 B.Y.O.B. System of a Down

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LaurieM added Devils & Dust Bruce Springsteen

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Let Them Eat War 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 Hero Of War Rise Against

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Blue Jeans & White T-Shirts Gaslight Anthem

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That Man I Shot Drive-By Truckers

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B.O.B (Bombs Over Baghdad) is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
alex-fred-fawbush added B.O.B (Bombs Over Baghdad) Outkast

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I Drive Your Truck is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
david-lantz added I Drive Your Truck Lee Brice

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One Hell of an Amen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
phillip-mazurik added One Hell of an Amen Brantley Gilbert

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John Walker's Blues Steve Earle

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Hands Held High is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
CHANDAN DONALDSON added Hands Held High Linkin Park

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Shock and Awe Neil Young

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To Washington John Mellencamp

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Stand Up is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
CHANDAN DONALDSON added Stand Up Flobots

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Dad's Gonna Kill Me is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
colin-van-dyke added Dad's Gonna Kill Me Richard Thompson

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Chris Gerolmo - Over There is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
1476297852829 added Chris Gerolmo - Over There

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What's Wrong by the Almighty G... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War

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Hero's Song is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
Gourdman added Hero's Song Brendan James

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Dustin added Hell, Heaven added by: Dustin

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I'd Rather Be High David Bowie

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We Are Here is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
johnsonben757 added We Are Here Alicia Keys

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vetrn added Kangaroo Cry

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aria198504 added George Michael-Shoot the Dog