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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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Bonnie Raitt
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Van Morrison
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Chuck Berry
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John Lennon, Yoko Ono
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Ray Davies
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The Monkees
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Imagine Dragons
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B.B. King
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Matthew Sweet
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Billy Preston
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Barbra Streisand
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Suicidal Tendencies
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Peter Gabriel
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Jimmy Eat World
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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
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Gary Numan
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Merle Haggard
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Lisa Loeb, Nine Stories
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They Might Be Giants
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