Songs The Best Songs About Davids  

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List Rules Songs must have the name David or Dave in the title.

Songs with a person's name in the title are quite common, but for this list we're only ranking the best songs about people named David. Do you have a favorite David song? We want you to vote for your favorite songs about Daves, whether it's a country song about someone named David, a David rock song, or anything in between. You can even add a song to the list if it's not already here, as long as it's a song with David in the title or lyrics.

Some of the songs featured below include David Watts by The Kinks, Dagenham Dave by Morrissey, and Who's David by Busted. Vote up your favorites to help them move higher on the list, and downvote any Dave songs that you have heard and don't like.
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31 12
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The Kinks

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21 6
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Kool & the Gang

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11 7
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10 6
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Busted

6
6 2
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The Jam

7
8 5
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George Strait

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6 3
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Phish

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15 13
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5 3
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Morrissey

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2 0
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croxley added Carter The Unstoppable Sex Macj

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4 3
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Judy Collins

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2 1
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Ray Davies, The 88

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2 1
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Jack Kerouac

15
2 1
King David is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Songs About Davids
Judy Collins

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7 7
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Benny Goodman

17
3 3
Song for David Berman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs About Davids
NormanOverholt added John Vanderslice

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3 3
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James Taylor

19
3 3
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Tom Waits

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4 5
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4 5
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1 2
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John McLaughlin

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0 1
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4 6
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A Flock of Seagulls

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2 4
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The Roots

26
1 3
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27
0 2
Kristofer David is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Songs About Davids
David Soul