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
31 8
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience

3
19 6
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Sheb Wooley

4
10 5
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5
13 8
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Sarah Vaughan

6
9 5
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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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They Might Be Giants

12
3 3
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Frank Zappa

13
3 3
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Ani DiFranco

14
2 2
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15
5 6
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Bun B, Beanie Sigel

16
4 5
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Animal Collective

17
3 4
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18
3 4
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Katie Melua

19
3 4
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20
3 4
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Three 6 Mafia

21
3 4
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Kottonmouth Kings

22
3 4
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Paul Gilbert

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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Jackie Gleason

27
1 2
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Ella Fitzgerald

28
2 4
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29
1 3
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30
1 3
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Sammy Davis, Jr.

31
1 3
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Kid Rock

32
1 3
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Dinah Shore

33
1 3
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34
1 3
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35
1 3
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Rod Stewart

36
0 2
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TVXQ, DBSK

37
0 2
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Tangerine Dream

38
0 2
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LeAnn Rimes

39
4 7
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Saigon, DJ Drama

40
2 5
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Dion DiMucci

41
1 4
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DJ Shadow, The Team

42
3 7
Purple Heart is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Songs About the Color Purple
Puddle of Mudd

43
2 6
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Doris Day