Songs The Best Songs With Prison in the Title  

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Have you ever thought about how many songs with prison in the title have been written? This list ranks the best songs with prison in the name, regardless of genre. Most of the tracks listed here are songs about prisons, but almost all of them have different lyrical interpretations, despite the commonality of having the word prison in the title. This ranked poll includes songs like "You Know What They Do to Guys Like Us in Prison" by My Chemical Romance, and "Prison Song" by System of a Down. If you think a good song with prison in the title is missing from this list, go ahead and add it so others can vote for it too. Songs with prison in the lyrics are only allowed if that word is in the song's name as well.
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System of a Down

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Jerry Lee Lewis

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Warren Zevon

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The Postal Service

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3 1
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The Plastic Ono Band, John Lennon, Yoko Ono

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3 1
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GG Allin, The Holy Men

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Dierks Bentley, The Grascals

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2 1
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2 1
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Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

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Merle Haggard

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1 0
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Chet Atkins

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1 0
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The Offspring

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1 0
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John Lee Hooker

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1 0
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Bessie Smith

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1 0
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1 0
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Tool

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1 0
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1 0
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Dream Theater

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1 0
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Swans

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1 0
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Tangerine Dream

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2 2
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Ani DiFranco

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Broken Social Scene

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1 1
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Johnny Cash

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1 1
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GG Allin, Antiseen

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1 1
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1 1
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Gram Parsons, The International Submarine Band

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1 1
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0 0
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0 0
Mazeppa: Act II, Prison Scene ... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Songs With Prison in the Title
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Prison Girls is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Songs With Prison in the Title
Neko Case

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Charles Manson

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0 0
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0 0
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Loretta Lynn

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0 0
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0 0
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REO Speedwagon

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0 0
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Richie Havens

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0 0
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Gary Numan

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0 0
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Merle Haggard

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0 0
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Jimmy Page

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0 0
Folsom Prison Blues is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Songs With Prison in the Title
Conway Twitty

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Trapped in Prison is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Songs With Prison in the Title

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Social Distortion

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The Byrds