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Book Songs List – Songs With Book in the Title


When people think of books and songs, they immediately think of songbooks. However, we did things a bit differently. We created a list of the top 10 books song. Yes, all the songs listed have the word book in the song title. If you are looking for a songbook, it is a book that will contact a collection of songs with their lyrics and music notes. Songbooks may also be a collection of music hymns such as the ones used in churches.

songs with book-in the title

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Our book songs cover, no pun intended, many different music styles including jazz, rock, hip-hop, new age, and country. A book is a set of written pages. The pages can be made of many things including paper, wood, and ivory. We also tried to include many different music genres in our collection of book songs including the eras from 1958 through 2011. Enjoy our list. Maybe write a book about it?

Don’t forget that September 6 is Read A Book Day too.  Be sure to play “book” songs while reading a book!

Book Songs List

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10. I Could Write A Book – Harry Connick Jr.
1990, When Harry Met Sally… Soundtrack

9. My Little Brown Book – Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
1963, Duke Ellington & John Coltrane

8. I’m Reading A Book – Julian Smith
2011, I’m Reading a Book
Hip Hop

7. I Wrote The Book – Beth Ditto
2011, EP
Dance Pop

6. You’re More Than A Number In My Little Red Book – The Drifters
1976, Every Nite’s a Saturday Night


5. Every Day I Write The Book – Elvis Costello
1983, Punch the Clock
Genre – Rock

4. Picture Book – The Kinks
1968, The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society

3. The Book Of Love – Peter Gabriel
2004, Shall We Dance?

2. Book Of Days – Enya
1992, Shepherd Moons
New Age

1. Book Of Love – The Monotones
1958, Who Wrote The Book Of Love
R&B Rock


Other Top Book Songs

Write A Book – Maddie & Tae
2020, The Way It Feels

Book of Rhymes – Eminem feat. DJ Premier
2020, Music To Be Murdered By

The Book of You & I – Alec Benjamin
2020, These Two Windows

A Cover Is Not the Book – Emily Blunt & Lin-Manuel Miranda & Company
2018, Mary Poppins Returns Soundtrack

Books – Caamp
2018, Boys (Side B)


Book of Love – Tucka
2012, Love Rehab 2

My Heart Is An Open Book – Carl Dobkins Jr
2011, Rare Oldies But Goodies

Open Book – Cake
2016, Fashion Nugget

Goin’ By The Book – Johnny Cash
1991,The Mystery of Life

Picture Book – Simply Red
1985, Simply Red


The Book I Read – Talking Heads
1977, Talking Heads: 77

You Can’t Judge A Book By Its Cover – Bo Diddley
1962, Bo Diddley


Book song list curated by Matthew Campbell

Do you have a favorite book song, not on our list?  Please share the song below so that we can add it!

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