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Top Ten Hit Songs About Animals

We’ve already listed the top ten bands with wild animal names, now we’re coming up with as many hit songs written about animals as we can think of!  Check out our top ten list of hit songs about animals!

1. “Crocodile Rock” – Elton John

2. “The Lion’s Sleeps Tonight” – The Tokens

3. “How Much Is That Doggie In The Window” – Patty Paige

4. “Hound Dog” – Elvis Presley

5. “Muskrat Love” – Captain and Tennille

6. “Eye of the Tiger” – Survivor

7. “Puff the Magic Dragon” – Peter Paul and Mary

8. “I Am The Walrus” – The Beatles

9. “Mickey’s Monkey” – Smokey Robinson and the Miracles

10. “Rockin’ Robin” – Bobby Day/Jackson 5

Can you think of anymore hit songs that are about animals? Add yours to the list!

  • Norma Weinstein

    Me and My Arrow (Nielsen)

  • kctoons

    Shannon – Henry Gross
    When Doves Cry – Prince
    Who Let the Dogs Out – Baha Men
    Cat’s in the Cradle – Cat Stevens
    Shock the Monkey – Peter Gabriel
    Cat Scratch Fever – Ted Nugent
    Black Dog – Led Zeppelin
    Wild Horses – Rolling Stones
    Rocky Racoon – The Beatles
    Fly Like an Eagle – Steve Miller Band

    I could go on and on – so many to choose from!

  • Sara

    Muskrat Love

  • RainbowRay

    A great list of songs, each and every one of them


  • Jim Richardson


  • Kelly

    I wanna Hippopatamus For Christmas

  • Bob

    Horse with no name
    Me and You and A Dog Named BOO

  • http://facebook Mercedes Morales

    1) Stray cat strut—The stray cats
    2) Horse with no name—America
    3) Barracuda—Heart
    4) Black bird—The beatles
    5) What’s new pussycat—Tom Jones
    6) White rabbit—Jefferson airplane
    7) Free bird—Lynyrd Skynyrd
    8) Lovecats—The Cure
    9) Shock the monkey—Peter Gabriel
    10)(dont hate me on this one!!) Disco Duck—Rick Dees!!

  • Ronald Austin

    The Lonely Bull by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass

    Baby Elephant Walk by Henry Mancini

    Wildfire by Michael Murphy

  • Ronald Austin

    Blue Jay Way by the Beatles

    Stewball by Peter, Paul .and Mary

    Mustang Sally by Wilson Pickett

  • Kat

    What about “A Horse with No Name” by America? And “Timothy” by the Buoys (though people thought it was about cannabalism, Timothy was actually the horse).

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