Graveyard Shift 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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The Rolling Stones
2
161 61
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165 66
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The Charlie Daniels Band
4
129 54
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Mötley Crüe
5
121 71
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55 23
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7
59 46
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Mötley Crüe
8
46 33
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Johnny Cash
9
33 22
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Judas Priest
10
23 13
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26 18
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Misfits
12
32 26
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Motörhead
13
30 24
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33 28
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15
59 59
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16
25 20
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17
61 64
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The Jordanaires, Elvis Presley
18
36 37
Sympathy for the Devil is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs About The Devil
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Laibach
19
24 23
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Johnny Cash
20
23 22
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punksnotdead added Venom
21
51 57
Friend of the Devil is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs About The Devil
Grateful Dead
22
16 14
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21 21
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24
18 18
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25
27 31
Dance With the Devil is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs About The Devil
Breaking Benjamin