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The Best Songs About Jesses 

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Updated October 24, 2019 315 votes 244 voters 16.3k views 18 items

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

Some of the songs featured below include Jesse by Carly Simon, Jesse Younger by Kris Kristofferson, and Just Like Jesse James by Cher. Vote up your favorites to help them move higher on the list, and downvote any Jesse songs that you have heard and don't like.
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Carly Simon, Robert Lamm
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Song for Jesse is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Songs About Jesses
Thin Lizzy
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Joan Baez
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Roger Daltrey, Kelly Keeling
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John Denver
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Mad Mrs. Jesse Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Songs About Jesses
Loretta Lynn
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Roberta Flack
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Warren Zevon
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Scarface
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Todd Rundgren
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Bob Seger
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Kris Kristofferson
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Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Songs About Jesses
Kris Kristofferson
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Jesse James is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs About Jesses
Pete Seeger, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Ed McCurdy
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Bruce Springsteen