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20+ Great Songs About the Name James 

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Updated June 14, 2019 362 votes 215 voters 17k views 53 items

List Rules Songs must have the name James 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 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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Eagles
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Beastie Boys
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Oasis
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The Bangles
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Bruce Springsteen
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Green Day
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Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
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Carly Simon
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Cage the Elephant
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Glen Campbell
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Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
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They Might Be Giants
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Joan Baez
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The White Stripes
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Brad Paisley
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Goo Goo Dolls
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Snoop Dogg, Charlie Wilson, Anal Mucus
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Bonnie Tyler
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James Brown
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Bobby Bland
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Warren Zevon
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Pete Seeger