Songs The Best Songs About Destiny  

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You may or may not have a date with destiny, but you definitely have a date with this list of songs about destiny. The fickle hand of fate is a great muse for musicians, who've penned plenty of songs about destiny. Horoscopes, star-crossed lovers, and predetermined demise all come into play in the songs on this list. These songs were definitely destined for greatness. Listen to this list of songs about destiny, and you’re destined to find some you like.

Simon & Garfunkel were surprised that “The Dangling Conversation” was not a bigger hit. Paul Simon has said it is more personal than their hit “The Sound of Silence.” Joni Mitchell’s “The Circle Game” is a story of a young boy going through adolescence, written in response to Neil Young’s “Sugar Mountain.”

Which of these destiny songs were you destined to love? Vote for your favorites! If there are any songs you love that aren’t on this list, please add them.

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Frank Zappa

3
18 7
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Johnny Cash

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15 5
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Simon and Garfunkel

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11 2
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Joni Mitchell

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9 4
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Pennywise

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10 5
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Paul Anka, Patti LaBelle

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11 7
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Fleetwood Mac

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Tangerine Dream

10
4 2
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Coolza added James

11
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Richard Thompson

12
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Susan McKeown and Natalie Merchant

13
5 5
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The Byrds

14
3 5
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Chaka Khan

15
3 5
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RZA, Kinetic 9, Northstar

16
4 8
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1 5
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Teenage Fanclub

18
0 5
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Jamiroquai

19
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George Jones