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You could call musicians a bunch of snakes in the grass. Perhaps that’s why they’ve written so many songs about snakes. Snakes are suggestive of a lot of things, fitting nicely into the world of sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll. An unfaithful lover is nicely represented by a snake, and spurned musicians seem to like nothing more than to compare an ex to the scaly creatures. Whether snakes are a friend or foe to you, you’re sure to find songs on this list of songs about snakes that feed your need.

“Tube Snake Boogie” by ZZ Top makes reference to surfboards, which can be referred to as “tube snakes.” R. Kelly wrote the song “Snake” in tribute to Stevie Wonder.

Which of these snake songs charm you? Vote for your favorites! If there are any songs about snakes that you love that aren’t on this list, please add them.

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The Snake The Human League

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Long Snake Moan PJ Harvey

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Talking Snake Iggy Pop

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urmetaldj666 added Rattlesnake Shake Mötley Crüe

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Snake and the Bookworm Cliff Richard

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The Snake Soul Asylum

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Snakes and Ladders Joss Stone

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Snake Oil Steve Earle

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Union of the Snake Duran Duran

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Year of the Snake Sufjan Stevens

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Cold Hearted Paula Abdul

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Snake Mountain Blues Townes Van Zandt

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Snakes and Lovers Spandau Ballet

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Snake Man The Doobie Brothers

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Snakes and Ladders Joni Mitchell

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Snake Bite Love Motörhead

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Your Name Is Snake Anthony Medeski Martin & Wood

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Snake Eyes John Paul Jones

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Snake in Your Face Limp Bizkit

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The Snake Joe Satriani

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Snake Charmer Rainbow

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Snake Eyes Dr. John

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Electro Snake Ryan Adams

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Snake Charmer Ted Nugent

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Get On The Snake Soundgarden

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The Snake The Isley Brothers

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Riding the Snake Testament

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Snake Eyes and Sissies Marilyn Manson

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Baby Snakes Frank Zappa

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Spiders & Snakes Jim Stafford

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Calming the Snake Sonic Youth

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Snake R. Kelly