Songs The Best Songs About Crushes  

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If you are crushing on someone, then you'll definitely appreciate this list. Here's our ranked list of songs about crushes, voted on by fans users like you. Music may have been invented to express this feeling, and songs about having a crush are amongst the most powerful expressions in all of recorded music. Whether it's an innocent high school crush or something more serious later in life, these crush songs will either help you get over that special someone, or make you think about them even more.

The pantheon of great crush songs, the all-time "you're tearing my insides out and it might very well kill me" rocker is "Layla" by Eric Clapton. Nothing like wanting your best friend's wife to get you to put pen to paper. Rick Springfield felt the same in "Jessie's Girl." Other great crush songs include most of the early Beatles work, every song on The Violent Femmes first album, and possibly the best prom song ever recorded, The Yeah Yeah Yeah's "Maps."

Which of the best songs about crushes do you want to see at number one? Vote it to the top and share your personal favorites in the comment section below.
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Taylor Swift

2
54 23
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Katy Perry

3
48 23
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Rick Springfield

4
34 15
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37 22
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Billy Joel

6
22 16
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25 22
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George Strait

8
24 23
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Britney Spears

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28 28
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Carly Rae Jepsen

10
18 18
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Derek and the Dominos

11
17 17
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The Doors

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1 0
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MiniMcmanno added The Police

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15 16
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Van Halen

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13 14
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Jennifer Paige

15
16 18
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Dave Matthews Band

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10 12
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Whitesnake

17
9 11
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Garbage

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9 11
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Fine Young Cannibals

19
9 11
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Robert Palmer

20
7 9
I've Got a Crush On You is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Songs About Crushes
Frank Sinatra

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7 9
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7 9
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6 8
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Sarah Vaughan

24
6 8
Instant Crush is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Songs About Crushes
Daft Punk, Julian Casablancas

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6 8
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Violent Femmes