Fires The Best Songs About Fire  

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List Rules This list includes both literal and figurative meanings of the word fire.

This list contains information about songs about fire, ranked by your votes. Are you a fan of songs about flames and things burning? Fire songs by rappers, rock stars and folk singers can be found on this list of songs about fire. Whether you prefer songs about the figurative fires of love or the literal fires of burning something to the ground, this list has everything you are looking for when it comes to fire songs.

James Taylor wrote the beautiful folk song, “Fire & Rain,” back in 1970 and its fires of popularity still burn strong today. Of course, “Light My Fire” by The Doors made our list of the best songs about fire, as did the Johnny cash hit, “Ring of Fire.”

Some of the fire songs on this list are a lot of fun. Who can resist dancing to The Tramps' hit, “Disco Inferno.” Another great fire song is from the fun-loving group, Bloodhound Gang. Their 1997 song “Fire Water Burn” was a big hit.

Do you see your favorite songs about fire on this list? Vote them to the top and add any we may have missed.
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Becca Yucha added June Carter Cash

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511 229
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The Doors

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396 177
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286 123
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Jerry Lee Lewis

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300 121
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Talking Heads

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313 153
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Jimi Hendrix Experience

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349 190
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155 91
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James Taylor, Carole King

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198 130
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Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

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102 53
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Guest_a262f1df-3299-45d1-b775-180edfa9b48c added Deep Purple

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144 81
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David Bowie

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154 90
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The Trammps

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185 117
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wardguy95 added Ellie Goulding

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115 67
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72 44
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Troy16 added Cheap Trick

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86 52
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Grateful Dead

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90 49
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Blue Öyster Cult

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95 54
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The Cult

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74 45
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Stevie Ray Vaughan

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98 58
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Rolling Stones

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70 49
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Chino Fernandez added Cheap Trick

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142 114
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Kings of Leon

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77 53
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KassahWutke added Pink

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81 58
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Pat Benatar

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98 64
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123 88
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The Prodigy

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55 35
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The Rolling Stones

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80 52
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67 49
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Deep Purple

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76 49
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41 23
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Bob Seger

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73 47
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73 52
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45 41
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Electric Light Orchestra

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25 15
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Twiggsy added AC/DC

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33 29
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Bob Dylan, The Band

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47 34
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12 2
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MiloNeri added Deep Purple, Flashback!, Joe Satriani

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47 37
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Stevie Nicks

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54 45
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39 40
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Bruce Springsteen

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39 29
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BillMoyer added Alicia Keys

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63 65
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talitha_eve added Taylor Swift

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43 35
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Earth, Wind & Fire

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34 32
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Troy16 added Kiss

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37 29
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Alfred Gargoles added BTS

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41 34
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52 47
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Pixies

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34 27
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Stevie Nicks

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33 26
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Aerosmith