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music 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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Is This My Destiny? Johnny Cash

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The Dangling Conversation Simon and Garfunkel

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Destiny Rules Fleetwood Mac

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JackG added Made in Heaven Queen

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The Circle Game Joni Mitchell

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Spider of Destiny Frank Zappa

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My Destiny The Byrds

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You Are My Destiny Paul Anka, Patti LaBelle

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Coolza added Destiny Calling James

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My Destiny Chaka Khan

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Date With Destiny Pennywise

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Because I Could Not Stop for Death Susan McKeown and Natalie Merchant

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She Said It Was Destiny Richard Thompson

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Star Sign Teenage Fanclub

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Mountain of Destiny Tangerine Dream

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Divorce or Destiny George Jones

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Manifest Destiny Jamiroquai

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Destiny RZA, Kinetic 9, Northstar