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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The Doors

2
283 111
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Becca Yucha added June Carter Cash

3
401 182
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287 126
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Jerry Lee Lewis

5
303 123
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Talking Heads

6
314 156
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Jimi Hendrix Experience

7
355 191
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159 92
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James Taylor, Carole King

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203 132
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Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

10
148 84
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David Bowie

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158 92
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The Trammps

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104 56
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Guest_a262f1df-3299-45d1-b775-180edfa9b48c added Deep Purple

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188 122
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wardguy95 added Ellie Goulding

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116 70
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74 48
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Troy16 added Cheap Trick

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89 54
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Grateful Dead

17
90 52
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Blue Öyster Cult

18
96 57
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The Cult

19
75 48
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Stevie Ray Vaughan

20
98 61
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Rolling Stones

21
145 116
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Kings of Leon

22
80 55
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KassahWutke added Pink

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72 52
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Chino Fernandez added Cheap Trick

24
125 89
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The Prodigy

25
83 61
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Pat Benatar

26
99 67
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83 53
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55 37
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The Rolling Stones

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43 25
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Bob Seger

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74 49
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68 52
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Deep Purple

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77 52
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74 54
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26 17
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Twiggsy added AC/DC

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34 31
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Bob Dylan, The Band

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45 45
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Electric Light Orchestra

37
48 38
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Stevie Nicks

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13 5
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MiloNeri added Deep Purple, Flashback!, Joe Satriani

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47 37
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65 66
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talitha_eve added Taylor Swift

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40 30
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Alfred Gargoles added BTS

42
40 42
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Bruce Springsteen

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40 31
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BillMoyer added Alicia Keys

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54 47
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44 36
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Earth, Wind & Fire

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34 35
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Troy16 added Kiss

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41 36
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52 49
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Pixies

49
34 29
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Stevie Nicks

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33 28
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Aerosmith