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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21 8
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The Doobie Brothers

3
18 6
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Tom Islava added Queen

4
21 10
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16 7
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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

6
19 11
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Beyoncé Knowles

7
12 5
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George Harrison

8
13 6
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13 7
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Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye

10
8 4
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6 3
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12 10
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Talking Heads

13
16 15
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Ramones

14
13 12
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Jimi Hendrix

15
8 8
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Donna Summer

16
5 5
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Bonnie Raitt

17
5 5
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Steve Perry

18
5 5
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The Supremes

19
10 11
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John Lennon, Yoko Ono

20
8 9
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Chuck Berry

21
8 9
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The Monkees

22
6 7
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23
4 5
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Belinda Carlisle

24
10 12
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Kelly Clarkson

25
8 10
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B.B. King

26
7 9
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Buddy Holly

27
7 9
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Van Morrison

28
4 6
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29
8 11
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Kelly Clarkson

30
7 10
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31
3 6
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Billy Preston

32
1 4
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33
1 4
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The Monkees

34
1 4
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35
1 4
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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

36
3 7
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Peter Gabriel

37
2 6
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Imagine Dragons

38
2 6
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Brother Ali

39
1 5
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Ten Years After

40
1 5
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Merle Haggard

41
1 5
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Suicidal Tendencies

42
5 10
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Jimmy Eat World

43
4 9
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44
4 9
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Ella Fitzgerald

45
4 9
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Barbra Streisand

46
3 8
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Gary Numan

47
3 8
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The Afghan Whigs

48
3 8
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Talib Kweli

49
2 7
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50
2 7
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Bad Religion