Songs The Best Songs About Doctors  

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This list of songs about doctors is a veritable cornucopia of musicians seeking medical attention, for a variety of reasons. “Doctor, doctor…” These are words that have been spoken by many a rockstar in the midst of their raging addictions, stories of which have been written into doctor songs.  Pills and thrills have long been a part of rock ‘n roll, so it’s only natural for musicians to look to medical professionals to take them to their highest highs, and help them recover from their lowest lows. These songs about doctors seek to thrill, and at times, chill.

The Beatles and the Rolling Stones had a rivalry going in their heyday, which even extended to them writing songs about the same subjects. The Beatles “Dr. Robert” and the Rolling Stones “Doctor Doctor” are medically minded tunes from the groups.

“Doctor My Eyes” was a big hit for Jackson Browne, ironic perhaps because the song is pessimistic, about a man who has become jaded by the trials of life.

Sometimes what’s needed most is a big dose of rock ‘n roll. Ween’s “Dr. Rock” is just that, a distorted, driving rock tune that you’re sure to feel the morning after.

What songs on this list cure what ails you? Vote for your favorites! Please add any songs about doctors that aren’t on the list, stat!

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Jackson Browne

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37 16
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Robert Palmer

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31 16
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Motley Crue

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22 11
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Cheap Trick

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27 17
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Thompson Twins

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20 11
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The Beatles

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24 16
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12 7
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Jethro Tull

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19 14
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The Rolling Stones

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19 14
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10 5
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8 4
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The Who

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8 4
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11 8
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Black Sabbath

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9 6
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Blue Öyster Cult

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9 6
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Steely Dan

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8 5
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Motörhead

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7 4
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The Doobie Brothers

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8 6
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7 5
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Michael McCready added Aqua

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6 4
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5 3
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Bananarama

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5 3
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Dr. Octagon

24
5 3
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Bo Diddley

25
4 2
Doctor Beat Miami Sound Machin... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs About Doctors

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Numnuts added Harry Nilsson

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6 5
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Ray Charles

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Dr. Heckyll & Mr. Jive is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Songs About Doctors
Numnuts added Men at Work

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Numnuts added Kiss

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Numnuts added The Sylvers

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Numnuts added Ringo Starr

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Doctor's Orders is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Songs About Doctors
Numnuts added Carol Douglas

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5 5
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Beastie Boys

35
5 5
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Elvis Costello

36
4 4
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The Jackson 5

37
2 2
Down to the Doctors Dr Feelgoo... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Songs About Doctors

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Doug Griffin added Burton Cummings

39
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Aleksey321 added Dr. Dre ft. Eminem, Skylar Grey

40
2 2
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Peter Tosh

41
2 2
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Melvins

42
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Ralph Zoontjens added P!nk

43
1 1
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Numnuts added Ringo Starr

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1 1
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Ralph Zoontjens added Cascada

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5 6
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5 6
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5 6
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Sonic Youth

48
5 6
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Motörhead

49
4 5
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Great White

50
4 5
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Dolly Parton