Songs 20+ Great Songs About the Name James  

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List Rules Songs must have the name James in the title.

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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 James. Do you have a favorite James song? We want you to vote for your favorite songs about James, whether it's a country song about someone named James, a James 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 James in the title or lyrics.

Some of the songs featured below include "Sweet Baby James" by James Taylor, "James Dean" by Eagles, and "Jimmy James" by Beastie Boys. Vote up your favorites to help them move higher on the list, and downvote any James songs that you have heard and don't like.
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James Taylor, Carole King

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16 7
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Eagles

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9 3
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Kenny Rogers & The First Edition

4
11 5
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Beastie Boys

5
8 3
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6 1
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Bruce Springsteen

7
9 4
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8 4
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Oasis

9
7 3
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Green Day

10
6 2
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Glen Campbell

11
7 4
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They Might Be Giants

12
5 2
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Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

13
5 2
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Cage the Elephant

14
4 1
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Joan Baez

15
4 1
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The Bangles

16
4 1
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Brad Paisley

17
7 5
James is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 20+ Great Songs About the Name James
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18
4 2
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The White Stripes

19
2 0
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Hilary Duff

20
2 0
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21
11 10
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Carly Simon

22
3 2
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Snoop Dogg, Charlie Wilson, Anal Mucus

23
2 1
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Warren Zevon

24
2 1
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Bonnie Tyler

25
2 1
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