devils & demons The Best Songs About The Devil  

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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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Sympathy for the Devil The Rolling Stones

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(You're The) Devil in Disguise The Jordanaires, Elvis Presley

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18 10
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16 9
Friend of the Devil is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Songs About The Devil
Friend of the Devil Grateful Dead

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The Devil Went Down to Georgia The Charlie Daniels Band

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8 3
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punksnotdead added Devil Gate Drive Suzi Quatro

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Hey Pixies

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12 8
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Devil's Haircut Beck Hansen

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11 7
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Satan's Bed Pearl Jam

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10 7
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Up Jumped the Devil Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

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5 3
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Famous Schizophrenics

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5 3
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To Beat the Devil Johnny Cash

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5 3
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The Devil to Pay Johnny Cash

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5 3
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Dust Devil Butthole Surfers

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5 3
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Devil I Know Motörhead

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5 3
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10 9
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Great Movies About the Actual Devil

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9 8
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The Devil in Stitches Bad Religion

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The Devil PJ Harvey

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5 4
Satan Gave Me a Taco is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs About The Devil
Satan Gave Me a Taco Beck Hansen

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5 4
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punksnotdead added Lucifer Sam Pink Floyd

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5 4
Sympathy for the Devil is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Songs About The Devil
punksnotdead added Sympathy for the Devil Laibach

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Mean as Hell Johnny Cash

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Devil in My Car The B-52's

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3 2
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Devil Got My Woman Beck Hansen

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8 8
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Shout at the Devil Mötley Crüe

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3 3
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Run Devil Run Paul McCartney

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3 3
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Me and the Devil Blues Eric Clapton

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3 3
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punksnotdead added In League With Satan Venom

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3 3
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One Step Ahead of the Devil Blue Öyster Cult

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punksnotdead added Devil's Dance Metallica

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Devil on a Hog Bruce Dickinson

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is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Songs About The Devil
punksnotdead added Deerhoof

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Loverman Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

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Father Lucifer Tori Amos

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Lucifer Jay Z

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3 4
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3 4
Horny Lil' Devil is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Songs About The Devil
Horny Lil' Devil Ice Cube

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3 4
Goddamn Devil is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Songs About The Devil
Goddamn Devil Ugly Kid Joe

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Chase the Devil Eagles of Death Metal

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3 4
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Devil Digger Judas Priest

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