Songs The Best Songs About Marys  

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

Some of the songs featured below include "Hail Mary" by Tupac Shakur, "Proud Mary" by Creedence Clearwater Revival, and "Proud Mary" by Ike & Tina Turner. Vote up your favorites to help them move higher on the list, and downvote any Mary songs that you have heard and don't like.
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Creedence Clearwater Revival

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Ike & Tina Turner

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40 24
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Glen Campbell

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38 23
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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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41 26
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George Benson

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31 19
Cross Eyed Mary is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Songs About Marys
Jethro Tull

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25 14
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Ricky Nelson

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14 6
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lstegall34 added The Association -

The Association

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10 4
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The Everly Brothers

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13 7
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14 8
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35 29
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Harry Belafonte

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14 9
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Kings of Leon

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19 15
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18 14
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Commodores

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18 14
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Neil Diamond

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9 5
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7 3
Bloody Mary is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs About Marys
Lady Gaga

19
5 1
wind cries mary is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs About Marys
Tony Tedeschi added Jimi Hendrix

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Jefferson Starship

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12 9
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Buddy Guy

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11 8
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Etta James

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9 6
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Run–D.M.C.

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8 5
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Rod Stewart, Faces

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8 5
Mary's Prayer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs About Marys
glensavoie added Danny Wilson

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Deep Purple

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8 6
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Harry Chapin

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6 4
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Marianne Faithfull

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6 4
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Creedence Clearwater Revival

31
5 3
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The Supremes

32
5 3
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5 3
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34
4 2
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Thirty Seconds to Mars

35
16 15
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Wyclef Jean

36
8 7
Mary is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Songs About Marys
Sublime

37
7 6
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Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

38
7 6
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Long John Baldry

39
6 5
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Sarah McLachlan

40
6 5
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Keith Urban

41
4 3
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Equalizer

42
4 3
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Robert Fripp

43
4 3
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Joan Baez

44
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Harry Belafonte

45
2 1
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Liz Phair

46
1 0
Mary Mary, The Monkees is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Songs About Marys
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The Bloodhound Gang

48
8 8
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Steve Miller Band

49
7 7
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Little Richard

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7 7
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Beres Hammond