songs The Best Songs About Hands  

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Idle hands are the devil’s workshop. And it appears a lot of great music comes out of that workshop, as evidenced in this list of songs about hands. Hands are how we interact with the world, the tools that translate our will into action. This list sees hands doing every handy thing possible… In pockets, gloves, fists, feeding and coming second hand. But don’t take our word for it, take matters into your own hands and listen to this list of songs about hands.

Jewel’s “Hands” was a hit single off of her second album Spirit and saw massive radio play in the 90s. “Second Hand News” was the opening track off of Fleetwood Mac’s Rumors, one of the best selling albums of all time.

Which of these songs about hands do you give a hand to? Vote for your favorites! If there are any songs about hand you love that aren’t on this list, please add them.

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Hand in My Pocket Alanis Morissette

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Shake a Hand Elvis Presley

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Hold My Hand Michael Jackson, Akon

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Hands Jewel

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Shake a Hand Paul McCartney

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His Hand in Mine Elvis Presley

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The Hand That Feeds Nine Inch Nails

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Severed Hand Pearl Jam

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Second Hand Rose Barbra Streisand

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Hand of the Enemy Ozzy Osbourne

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Uncle Albert Admiral Halsey Paul McCartney & Wings

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Second Hand News Fleetwood Mac

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Back of My Hand The Rolling Stones

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Hand of Doom Black Sabbath

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Hand of Fate The Rolling Stones

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Hold Out Your Hand Chris Squire

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Hand in Hand Elvis Costello

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Hands Down Dashboard Confessional

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Right Hand Man Joan Osborne

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Rodeo Hand Johnny Cash

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Sleight of Hand Pearl Jam

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Hand in Glove The Smiths

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Hands on You Eminem, The Cheers, Obie Trice

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Wave Ya Hand Nicki Minaj

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3 2
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Hands Up TLC

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Hands All Over Soundgarden

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Touch of My Hand Britney Spears

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Red Right Hand Arctic Monkeys

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Bite the Hand Ted Nugent

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Sun in My Hand Scorpions

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Hands Tied Toni Braxton

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Second Hand Store Joe Walsh

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Hand Gun Promos Ringo Starr