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The Best Songs About Peters and Petes 

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Updated October 29, 2019 195 votes 93 voters 10.4k views 37 items

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

Some of the songs featured below include "The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me) (An Evening With Pete King)" by Tom Waits, "Peter Piper" by Run–D.M.C., and "The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead" by XTC. Vote up your favorites to help them move higher on the list, and downvote any Peter songs that you have heard and don't like.

 

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Hey, Peter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Songs About Peters and Petes
The Stooges
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Run–D.M.C.
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Roy Brown
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Art of Noise, Duane Eddy
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Grateful Dead
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Peter Gunn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Songs About Peters and Petes
Sarah Vaughan
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The Smashing Pumpkins
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John McLaughlin
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Jimi Hendrix
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Frank Sinatra
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"Weird Al" Yankovic, Wendy Carlos, "Weird Al" Yankovic & Wendy Carlos
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"Weird Al" Yankovic, Wendy Carlos, "Weird Al" Yankovic & Wendy Carlos
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Ella Fitzgerald
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Yoko Ono