Songs The Best Songs with River in the Title  

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Have you ever thought about how many songs with river in the title have been written? This list ranks the best songs with river in the name, regardless of their genre. Many of the tracks listed are songs about river, 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 "Cry Me a River" by Justin Timberlake, and "Yellow River" by Carly Simon. If your favorite song with river in the title isn't listed, feel free to add it to the list so others can also vote it up. Songs with river in the lyrics are fair game too.
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106 62
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Talking Heads

2
43 16
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Creedence Clearwater Revival

3
34 16
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46 27
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Frank Sinatra

5
31 16
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Bryan Ferry

6
32 17
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Johnny Cash

7
26 14
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Billy Joel

8
27 15
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19 8
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Bruce Springsteen

10
29 18
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20 11
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The Rolling Stones

12
26 17
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16 8
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Alice in Chains

14
30 22
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Justin Timberlake

15
23 16
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Garth Brooks

16
13 7
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18 12
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John Mellencamp

18
20 14
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Steve Winwood

19
6 1
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Steve Ciesielski added Bishop Briggs

20
12 7
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Aerosmith

21
13 9
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25 22
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Neil Young & Crazy Horse

23
10 7
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24
8 5
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Hank Williams, Jr.

25
6 3
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Elton John, Cliff Richard

26
11 9
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Frédéric Chopin

27
8 6
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Don Henley

28
6 4
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Fairport Convention

29
3 1
Where The River Flows is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Songs with River in the Title
Andy Engel added

30
3 1
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Duke64 added Crowded House -

Crowded House

31
12 11
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Frank Sinatra

32
10 9
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Lynch Mob

33
10 9
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34
7 6
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35
7 6
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Carly Simon, Christie

36
7 6
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Sarah Vaughan

37
6 5
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Herbie Hancock, Corinne Bailey Rae

38
6 5
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Duke64 added

Loggins and Messina

39
6 5
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Dixie Chicks

40
5 4
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The Black Crowes

41
16 16
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Willie Nelson

42
8 8
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43
8 8
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Keane

44
7 7
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Brian Eno

45
7 7
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Mad Season

46
5 5
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Dolly Parton

47
4 4
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Gordon Lightfoot

48
4 4
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49
3 3
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Bruce Cockburn

50
8 9
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Good Charlotte, Synyster Gates, M. Shadows