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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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Tom Islava added Queen
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The Doobie Brothers
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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
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Can’t You Hear My Heart Beat, ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Songs About Listening
Mark Lanzarotta added Can’t You Hear My Heart Beat, Herman’s Hermits
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Beyoncé Knowles
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George Harrison
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For What It's Worth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Songs About Listening
Tom Islava added Buffalo Springfield
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Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye
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Talking Heads
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Donna Summer
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Buddy Holly
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Belinda Carlisle
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Ramones
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Kelly Clarkson
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The Supremes
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Steve Perry
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Jimi Hendrix
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Kelly Clarkson
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The Monkees
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