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The Best Songs About Joy 

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Updated October 1, 2019 673 votes 465 voters 33k views 100 items

List Rules Songs must have joy in the title.

You'd be surprised how many there are, so we're ranking the best songs about joy. Do you have a favorite joy song with joy in the title? We want you to vote for your favorite songs about joy, whether it's a country song about someone named Joy, a joy 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 joy in the title or lyrics.

Some of the songs featured below include "First Joy" by Lisa Stansfield, Floy "Joy" by The Supremes, and "Pride And Joy" by Stevie Ray Vaughan. Vote up your favorites to help them move higher on the list, and downvote any joy songs that you have heard and don't like. This list even includes songs about people named Joy.
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Stevie Ray Vaughan
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Mos Def, Talib Kweli
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Sarah Vaughan
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Harry Nilsson
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Miguel RĂ­os
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Shaggy
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The Cult
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Peace and Joy to Everyon... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Songs About Joy
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Mariah Carey
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Dolly Parton
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Faith Hill
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Lisa Stansfield
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Nat King Cole
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Ella Fitzgerald
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Missy Elliott, Mike Jones
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Bruce Cockburn
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Anita Baker
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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
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Mick Jagger
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Roxette
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Joni Mitchell
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Leona Lewis
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Brian Wilson
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Stevie Wonder