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The Best Songs About China 

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Updated March 7, 2020 475 votes 215 voters 14.3k views 46 items

With the world's largest population, you can be sure there a number of great songs about China and all things Chinese-related. Some China songs are more political, like System of a Down's "Hypnotize", and some, from the likes of David Bowie and Guns n' Roses, are just great to party to. 

What are your favorite songs about China? Something from the underground 80's like "7 Chinese Bros." by R.E.M., or the incredibly radio friendly "China Grove" from 70's-era Doobie Brothers?  Vote your favorite songs about China to the top of the list and add your own great China songs in the comment section below.
 
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David Bowie
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The Doobie Brothers
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Princess of China is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Songs About China
Rihanna, Coldplay
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Michael Richman added Iggy Pop
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Guns N' Roses
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System of a Down
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China Town is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Songs About China
Van Halen
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Liza Minnelli
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John Mellencamp
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Steve Vai
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TheWelshGuy added
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Scorpions
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Johnny Thunders & the Heartbreakers
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Levon Helm
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China Cat Sunflower is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs About China
Grateful Dead
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Devendra Banhart
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Jimmy Buffett
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Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Pass
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Patti Smith
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Grateful Dead