Music The Best Songs with Play in the Title  

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Have you ever thought about how many songs with play in the title have been written? This list ranks the best songs with play in the name, regardless of their genre. Many of the tracks listed are songs about playing, 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 "Play That Funky Music" by Wild Cherry, and "Play the Game" by Queen. If your favorite song with play in the title isn't listed, feel free to add it to the list so others can also vote it up. Songs with play in the lyrics are fair game too.

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John Mellencamp

2
9 2
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Aerosmith

3
9 2
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The Rolling Stones

4
10 3
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Wild Cherry

5
7 1
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The Spinners

6
7 2
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The Alan Parsons Project

7
8 4
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Diana Ross

8
8 4
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9
6 2
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10
4 0
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Carlos Santana, Santana

11
5 2
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Neil Diamond

12
4 1
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David Bowie

13
5 3
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Dolly Parton

14
4 2
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15
3 1
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16
3 1
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Twisted Sister

17
3 1
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Dionne Warwick

18
3 2
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19
3 2
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Van Morrison

20
3 2
Play in the Sunshine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Songs with Play in the Title

21
2 1
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John Lennon, Yoko Ono

22
2 1
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Lenny Kravitz

23
2 1
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Buddy Guy

24
2 1
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Ben Harper, Marc Broussard, G. Love

25
3 3
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The Cure

26
3 3
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Jennifer Lopez

27
3 3
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Brooks & Dunn

28
3 3
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Gretchen Wilson

29
3 3
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30
2 2
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Janet Jackson

31
2 2
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Barry White

32
2 2
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Hank Williams, Jr.

33
2 2
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Carrie Underwood

34
2 2
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Joy Division

35
2 2
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36
2 2
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37
2 2
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The Clash

38
2 2
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Elvis Costello

39
2 2
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Jeff Beck

40
2 2
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Luke Bryan

41
1 1
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42
1 1
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43
3 4
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44
3 4
Anyone Can Play Guitar is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Songs with Play in the Title

45
3 4
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David Banner

46
3 4
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47
3 4
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48
2 3
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Mary J. Blige, Kid Cudi

49
2 3
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50
2 3
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Good Charlotte