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The Best Songs About Bridges 

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Updated March 7, 2020 1k votes 381 voters 37.9k views 69 items

This list of songs about bridges spans every conceivable incarnation of bridging; between hearts and minds, rivers and valleys, and more. Bridges are a strong image of building and rebuilding what is found and lost, a strong theme for musicians to draw upon. You’re sure to find song on this list of songs about bridges that spans your taste in music.

“Bridge Over Troubled Water” is a song by Simon & Garfunkel that has been covered by a ton of artists including Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, and Roberta Flack.

“Under the Bridge” was a hit for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and marked their crossover into the mainstream. What many don't know is that the song is actually about addiction and shooting up under the bridge.

Which of these bridge songs build you up? Vote for your favorites! If there are any songs about bridges you love that aren’t on this list, please add them.

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Simon & Garfunkel
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Red Hot Chili Peppers
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Simon and Garfunkel
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Elton John
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Blondie
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The Supremes, Four Tops
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Santana, Andy Vargas
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Led Zeppelin
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Eric Clapton
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Glen Campbell
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Fergie
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Joe Bonamassa
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Olivia Newton-John
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Taylor Dayne
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Midnight Oil
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PJ Harvey, John Parish
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Dionne Warwick
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