Songs 20+ Great Songs About the Name James  

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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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Sweet Baby James James Taylor, Carole King

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James Dean Eagles

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Reuben James Kenny Rogers & The First Edition

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Jimmy James Beastie Boys

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Jesse James Bruce Springsteen

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James K. Polk They Might Be Giants

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Little James Oasis

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Rusty James Green Day

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Ridin' With James Dean Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

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James Bond Theme Glen Campbell

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James Brown Cage the Elephant

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Penguin, James Penguin Brad Paisley

Ronnie James Dio's Greatest Album Moments

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James & the Gang Joan Baez

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James Carly Simon

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James is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 20+ Great Songs About the Name James
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St. James Infirmary Blues The White Stripes

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Mr. James Dean Hilary Duff

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How James E. Dikshun Hijacked Anal Mucus Snoop Dogg, Charlie Wilson, Anal Mucus

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Jesse James Bob Seger

The Best Concert Movies Streaming on Hulu

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Frank and Jesse James Warren Zevon

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James Dean Bonnie Tyler

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James The Bangles

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Jesse James Scarface

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James on the Loose James Brown

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Meet James Ensor They Might Be Giants

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Rick James is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 20+ Great Songs About the Name James
Rick James Nelly, T.I.

18 Pictures of Taylor Swift Not Wearing Makeup

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St. James Infirmary Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and His Savoy Ballroom Five

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James Dean Goo Goo Dolls

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Bobby James N*E*R*D

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Jesse James is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 20+ Great Songs About the Name James
Jesse James Pete Seeger, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Ed McCurdy

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St. James Infirmary Joe Cocker

The Greatest Songs by '90s One-Hit Wonders

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St. James Infirmary Bobby Bland

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St. James Infirmary Eric Burdon & the Animals

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Saint James Infirmary Van Morrison

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Jumping for James is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 20+ Great Songs About the Name James
Jumping for James Quincy Jones, The Jones Boys

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Oliver James Fleet Foxes

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That Old King James is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 20+ Great Songs About the Name James
That Old King James Scotty McCreery

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The Best Taylor Swift Songs

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If I'm James Dean, You're Audr... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 20+ Great Songs About the Name James

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Rueben James Conway Twitty

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St. James is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 20+ Great Songs About the Name James
St. James Avenged Sevenfold

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Reuben James Pete Seeger

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St. James Infirmary is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list 20+ Great Songs About the Name James

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Son of Skip James Dion DiMucci

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