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
46 24
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3
47 25
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The Charlie Daniels Band

4
45 24
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5
27 15
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Mötley Crüe

6
22 12
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7
35 25
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The Jordanaires, Elvis Presley

8
27 19
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9
30 22
Friend of the Devil is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Songs About The Devil
Grateful Dead

10
16 9
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Johnny Cash

11
16 12
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12
10 7
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Mötley Crüe

13
8 5
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punksnotdead added Metallica

14
18 16
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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

15
14 12
Sympathy for the Devil is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Songs About The Devil
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Laibach

16
13 11
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punksnotdead added Suzi Quatro

17
5 3
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Cliff Richard

18
19 18
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Pixies

19
8 7
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20
7 6
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21
18 18
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Beck Hansen

22
15 15
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12 12
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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

24
11 11
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punksnotdead added Pink Floyd

25
9 9
Satan Gave Me a Taco is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs About The Devil
Beck Hansen