Songs The Best Songs About the Color Purple  

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Have you ever thought about how many songs with purple in the title have been written? This list ranks the best songs about the color purple, regardless of their genre. Many of the tracks listed are songs about purple, but just because that word is in the title doesn't mean that the song's subject is exclusively about that. This ranked list includes songs like "The Purple Bottle" by Animal Collective, and "Purple Rain" by Prince. If your favorite song with purple in the title isn't listed, feel free to add it to the list so others can also vote it up. Songs with purple in the lyrics are fair game too, as long as the track is about the color purple in some way or another.

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Prince

2
35 8
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience

3
19 6
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Sheb Wooley

4
14 8
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Sarah Vaughan

5
10 6
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9 6
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Van Morrison

7
8 5
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Ian Gillan, Gillan & Glover, Roger Glover

8
6 5
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Red Hot Chili Peppers

9
5 4
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Frank Sinatra

11
6 6
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Bun B, Beanie Sigel

12
6 6
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They Might Be Giants

13
5 5
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Animal Collective

14
3 3
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Ani DiFranco

15
3 3
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Frank Zappa

16
3 4
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Three 6 Mafia

17
3 4
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Katie Melua

18
3 4
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19
3 4
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Paul Gilbert

20
3 4
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21
3 4
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Kottonmouth Kings

22
2 3
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23
2 3
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Amy Jo Johnson

24
2 3
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Tangerine Dream

25
1 2
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26
1 2
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Ella Fitzgerald

27
5 7
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Saigon, DJ Drama

28
2 4
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29
1 3
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Rod Stewart

30
1 3
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Sammy Davis, Jr.

31
1 3
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Dinah Shore

32
1 3
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33
0 2
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TVXQ, DBSK

34
3 6
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Doris Day

35
2 5
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Dion DiMucci

36
1 4
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Kid Rock

37
1 4
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38
1 4
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DJ Shadow, The Team

39
1 4
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40
1 4
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Jackie Gleason

41
0 3
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LeAnn Rimes

42
0 3
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Tangerine Dream

43
3 8
Purple Heart is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Songs About the Color Purple
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