Songs The Best Songs About Peters and Petes  

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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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Butcher Pete Roy Brown

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Hey, Peter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Songs About Peters and Petes
Hey, Peter The Stooges

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Peter Piper Run–D.M.C.

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Peter Gunn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs About Peters and Petes
Peter Gunn Sarah Vaughan

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Black Peter Grateful Dead

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Peter Gunn Art of Noise, Duane Eddy

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Peter Gunn Henry Mancini, Henry Mancini & His Orchestra

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Victory Over Peter Bones Reel Big Fish

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The Tale of Dusty and Pistol Pete The Smashing Pumpkins

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Peter Gunn's Gun The Monkees

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Outlaw Pete is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs About Peters and Petes
Outlaw Pete Bruce Springsteen

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Pete Talks About Records (live... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs About Peters and Petes

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Pete Kelly's Blues Bobby Darin

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Peter and the Wolf "Weird Al" Yankovic, Wendy Carlos, "Weird Al" Yankovic & Wendy Carlos

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Peter Gunn Catastrophe Jimi Hendrix

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Q-Tip and Peter Gunz Skit Slick Rick, Q-Tip, Peter Gunz

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Michael & Peter Frank Sinatra

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Señor Peter Gunn Henry Mancini

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Pete the Poet John McLaughlin

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Peter and the Wolf: Introduction "Weird Al" Yankovic, Wendy Carlos, "Weird Al" Yankovic & Wendy Carlos

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Peter the Dealer Yoko Ono

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Pete Kelly's Blues Ella Fitzgerald

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