Songs The Best Songs About Listening  

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Listening is the key to a lot of things in life - relationships, education, and most importantly, hearing the tunes on this list of songs about listening. Since music is all about listening, musicians have covered subjects like listening and hearing quite often. Listening to your heart, bells, flies, love, the wind - this list covers a plethora of things one can listen to. Take a listen to this list of listening songs, you’ll like what you hear.

“Stop, Look & Listen (to your Heart)” was a hit for the R&B group the Stylistics. It was later recorded as a duet between Marvin Gaye and Diana Ross.

“Listen to your Heart” was an unexpected hit for the Swedish rock duo Roxette that became one of the top selling singles in the U.S. in the‘80s.

Talking Heads’s “Listening Wind” was later covered by Peter Gabriel.

Which of these songs about listening can you not stop listening to? Vote up for your favorites and vote down any song you wish you'd never have to hear. If there are any songs about listening you love that aren’t on this list, please add them.

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Listen to the Music The Doobie Brothers

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Tom Islava added Radio Ga Ga Queen

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Listen to Her Heart Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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Listen Beyoncé Knowles

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Hear Me Lord George Harrison

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Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart) Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye

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Learn to Listen Ramones

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Hear My Train A-Comin' Jimi Hendrix

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Listening Wind Talking Heads

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Stop, Look & Listen The Supremes

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Stop, Look and Listen Donna Summer

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Stop and Listen Chuck Berry

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Listen to Your Heart Steve Perry

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Listen the Snow Is Falling John Lennon, Yoko Ono

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You Won't Listen B.B. King

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Listen To Love Belinda Carlisle

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Hear Me Lord Bonnie Raitt

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Listen to the Band The Monkees

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Listen to the Lion Van Morrison

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Listen to Me Buddy Holly

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Listen to the Wind Billy Preston

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Hear Me Kelly Clarkson

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If No One Will Listen Kelly Clarkson

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Don't Listen to Linda The Monkees

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Listen to the Mockingbird Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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Listening Device Buckethead

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Listen to Your Senses Alan Jackson

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Hear You Me Jimmy Eat World

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Hear Me Talking to Ya Ella Fitzgerald

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Listening Wind Peter Gabriel

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But Listen The Afghan Whigs

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Listen Talib Kweli

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Lisa Listen Lisa Loeb, Nine Stories

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Hear Me Imagine Dragons

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Hear It Bad Religion

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Listen Up Brother Ali