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It's one of our most basic needs, so it’s only natural that musicians write songs about eating. This list ranks the best songs about eating and chewing according to your votes. However these eating songs aren't always necessarily about food. Often times eating is actually a metaphor for other things, be it sex, a nod to the rat race in a “dog eat dog” world, or a kiss-off phrase, like Bart Simpson taunting, “Eat my shorts!” This makes the subject of eating in a song ripe for interpretation, and this list of songs about eating covers the gauntlet when it comes to mastication-centric tunage.

Comedic singer “Weird Al” Yankovic had his break-out hit with “Eat It,” a parody of Michael Jackson’s “Beat It,” and definitely one of the most literal songs about eating on this list. Adam Sandler’s “Thanksgiving Song” was another hilarious comedy song about eating, this one about stuffing your face during the holidays.

Even The Beatles couldn’t resist penning a song about eating, listing a vast range of delectable confections in their “Savoy Truffle.”

“Dog Eat Dog” is such a popular phrase in songs that artists in nearly every music genre have written songs with that title, including Joni Mitchell, AC/DC, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Ted Nugent and De La Soul.

What songs feed your musical needs? Vote for your favorite songs about eating! Please add any songs to this list that you have an appetite for.

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Eat It "Weird Al" Yankovic

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Eat or Be Eaten Iggy Pop

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Savoy Truffle The Beatles

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Let Them Eat War Bad Religion

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Eat That Rat Ramones

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Eat Your Dog Bad Religion

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Dog Eat Dog AC/DC

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Eat Some More Alice Cooper

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Eat at Home Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

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Alice's Restaurant Arlo Guthrie

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Eat the Gun Motörhead

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Let’s Eat Out Frank Zappa

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They Made Me Eat It Frank Zappa

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Eat Starch Mom Jefferson Airplane

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Dog Eat Dog "Weird Al" Yankovic

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EAT ME, DRINK ME Marilyn Manson

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Let Me Teach You How to Eat is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs About Eating
punksnotdead added Let Me Teach You How to Eat Reverend Horton Heat

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Eat the Rich Aerosmith

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Cheeseburger in Paradise Jimmy Buffett

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TerryS added What did I just Eat? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Qriv3UhXsw

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Dog Eat Dog Joni Mitchell

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Eat Me Alive Judas Priest

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Dog Eat Dog Ted Nugent

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Eat Steel Gwar

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Gotta Eat Lupe Fiasco

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Mice Eat Cheese Modest Mouse

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Eat 'Em Up L Chill LL Cool J

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Gonna Eat for Christmas Rosie O'Donnell, Gloria Estefan

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Thanksgiving Song Adam Sandler

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Chicken Fried Zac Brown Band

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Eat Your Beats Alive Jayceon Terrell Taylor

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Eat You Alive Limp Bizkit

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Gotta Eat Flo Rida

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MartinAustin added Eat You Up Angie Gold

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MartinAustin added Eaten Alive Diana Ross

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Eat to Live Talib Kweli

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This Is How We Eat Too $hort, Tha Eastsidaz, Big Tigger

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Eating Me Away Skillet

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Eat Your Heart Out Molly Hatchet

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Eat It Raw Infected Mushroom

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Dog Eat Dog De La Soul