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The Best Songs About the Color Purple 

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Updated May 1, 2020 789 votes 368 voters 53.7k views 44 items

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
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience
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Sheb Wooley
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Sarah Vaughan
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Ian Gillan, Gillan & Glover, Roger Glover
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They Might Be Giants
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Red Hot Chili Peppers
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Van Morrison
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Frank Sinatra
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Ella Fitzgerald
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Doris Day
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Animal Collective
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Frank Zappa
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Katie Melua
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Dinah Shore
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Ani DiFranco
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Saigon, DJ Drama
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Paul Gilbert
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Tangerine Dream
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Andrew Mellor added Start Wearing Purple Gogol Bordello
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Kottonmouth Kings
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