Songs The Best Songs with Dead in the Title  

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Have you ever thought about how many songs with dead in the title have been written? This list ranks the best songs with dead in the name, regardless of their genre. Many of the tracks listed are songs about being dead, 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 "Dead Flowers" by The Rolling Stones, and "I Love the Dead" by Alice Cooper. If your favorite song with dead in the title isn't listed, feel free to add it to the list so others can also vote it up. Songs with dead in the lyrics are fair game too.
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David Bowie

2
10 7
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9 6
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The Rolling Stones

4
6 3
Dead & Bloated is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Songs with Dead in the Title
Stone Temple Pilots

5
4 1
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Indigo Girls

6
3 0
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Bad Company

7
7 5
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Iron Maiden

8
3 1
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Indigo Girls

9
9 8
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Oingo Boingo

10
7 6
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6 5
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Cher, Meat Loaf

12
4 3
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4 3
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AustinBenson added Bon Jovi

14
1 0
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Patti Smith

15
1 0
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The Plastic Ono Band, John Lennon

16
8 8
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Mötley Crüe

17
7 7
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Alice Cooper

18
6 6
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Patti Smith

19
6 6
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3 3
Dead Skin Mask is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Songs with Dead in the Title

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2 2
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Extreme

22
2 2
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Guns N' Roses

23
1 1
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Alkaline Trio

24
1 1
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Johnny Cash

25
0 0
Wake the Dead is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs with Dead in the Title
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Alice Cooper

26
0 0
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Hank Williams III

27
8 9
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Van Halen

28
7 8
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Alice Cooper

29
6 7
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Slipknot

30
5 6
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Elton John

31
4 5
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Fall Out Boy

32
4 5
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The Smiths

33
3 4
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Yusuf Islam

34
3 4
Better Off Dead is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Songs with Dead in the Title
Golden Earring

35
3 4
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Guided by Voices

36
3 4
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Lucy in Space With Diamonds

37
2 3
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Iggy Pop

38
2 3
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Harold Arlen, Barbra Streisand

39
1 2
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Jeff Wayne

40
0 1
I'd Rather Be Dead is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Songs with Dead in the Title
Harry Nilsson

41
0 1
Once Upon Your Dead Body is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Songs with Dead in the Title
Coheed and Cambria

42
0 1
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Alkaline Trio

43
0 1
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Alkaline Trio

44
0 1
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Helmet

45
3 5
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T.I., Justin Timberlake

46
3 5
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Megadeth

47
3 5
Dead Bodies Everywhere is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Songs with Dead in the Title

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2 4
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Six Was Nine

49
2 4
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50
2 4
Over My Dead Body is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Songs with Dead in the Title
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