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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113 66
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Talking Heads

2
46 21
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Creedence Clearwater Revival

3
36 18
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Johnny Cash

4
36 20
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50 33
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Frank Sinatra

6
32 18
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7
34 20
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Bryan Ferry

8
22 12
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The Rolling Stones

9
18 10
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Alice in Chains

10
26 18
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Billy Joel

11
27 19
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12
27 19
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13
19 12
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Bruce Springsteen

14
32 26
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Justin Timberlake

15
14 9
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19 14
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John Mellencamp

17
21 16
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Steve Winwood

18
9 5
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Elton John, Cliff Richard

19
8 4
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Steve Ciesielski added Bishop Briggs

20
13 10
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Aerosmith

21
23 21
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Garth Brooks

22
14 12
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23
11 9
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24
25 25
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Neil Young & Crazy Horse

25
9 8
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Don Henley

26
9 8
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Sarah Vaughan

27
9 8
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Hank Williams, Jr.

28
8 7
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Herbie Hancock, Corinne Bailey Rae

29
5 4
Where The River Flows is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Songs with River in the Title
Andy Engel added

30
4 3
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Duke64 added Crowded House -

Crowded House

31
13 13
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Frank Sinatra

32
12 12
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Frédéric Chopin

33
8 8
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Carly Simon, Christie

34
8 8
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Duke64 added

Loggins and Messina

35
18 19
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Willie Nelson

36
7 7
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37
10 11
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Lynch Mob

38
10 11
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39
9 10
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40
8 9
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Sarah McLachlan

41
8 9
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Brian Eno

42
8 9
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43
7 8
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Dixie Chicks

44
6 7
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Dolly Parton

45
6 7
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Phil Collins

46
6 7
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Fairport Convention

47
5 6
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Gordon Lightfoot

48
4 5
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A-ha

49
4 5
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Bruce Cockburn

50
7 9
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Mad Season