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The Best Songs About The Devil 

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Updated June 6, 2020 8.3k votes 1.1k voters 27.1k views 146 items

Hail Satan! This is Ranker's list of the top songs about the devil, ranked by your votes. The devil has fascinated musicians for decades and this list includes some of the best rock songs about the devil, the best rap songs about the devil and everything in between. Some of these top songs reference the devil in the the title, while others speak of satan in the lyrics.

In 2005, Bruce Springsteen wrote the album, Devils & Dust. The record's title track appears on this list of the top songs about the devil. “There's a devil waiting outside your door,” Nick Cave repeatedly sings on his track, “Loverman.” Another good song that references the devil's many names is “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen.

Perhaps the best song about the devil is the Rolling Stones hit, “Sympathy for the Devil.” The song is sung from the point of view of Lucifer himself. “The Number of the Beast” by Iron Maiden is another fantastic song about the devil.

Which song about the devil is your favorite? Vote the best to the top spot on this list and share your opinions in the comments section.
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The Rolling Stones
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The Charlie Daniels Band
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Mötley Crüe
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Johnny Cash
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Mötley Crüe
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Friend of the Devil is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Songs About The Devil
Grateful Dead
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Motörhead
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The Jordanaires, Elvis Presley
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Judas Priest
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Johnny Cash
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Year Zero is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs About The Devil
Joseph Robinson added Year Zero Ghost
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Misfits
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Dance With the Devil is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs About The Devil
Breaking Benjamin
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Johnny Cash
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Sympathy for the Devil ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Songs About The Devil
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Laibach
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Black Sabbath