Songs About Hands (Playlist)

Add this to the list of playlists so obscure that nobody else would ever actually want to listen to them. I limited myself to one song per artist. As always, you’re welcome to make your own additions in the Comments section.

  • Angel’s Hands – Rodney Atkins
  • Back of Your Hand – Dwight Yoakam
  • Daddy’s Hands – Holly Dunn
  • Dear Lord, Take My Hand – Maddox Brothers and Rose
  • Devil’s Right Hand – Steve Earle
  • Does My Ring Burn Your Finger – Lee Ann Womack
  • Does My Ring Hurt Your Finger – Charley Pride
  • Fate’s Right Hand – Rodney Crowell
  • Fist City – Loretta Lynn
  • Hand in the Fire – Clint Black
  • Hands On Man – Jeff Bates
  • Humdinger on Her Finger – Byron Hill
  • I Can’t Keep My Hands Off of You – Waylon Jennings
  • In the Palm of Your Hands – Gord Bamford
  • Jesus, Hold My Hand – Vern Gosdin
  • On the Other Hand – Randy Travis
  • Put Your Hand in Mine – Tracy Byrd
  • Right In the Palm of Your Hand – Alan Jackson
  • Right Left Hand – George Jones
  • Slow Hand – Conway Twitty
  • Stone Cold Fingers – Leland Martin
  • There’s No Holes in These Hands – David Allan Coe
  • Unwound – George Strait
  • Wrapped – Bruce Robison
  • Wrapped Around – Brad Paisley

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Comments

  1. Blake Boldt says

    Lee Greenwood, “Ring on Her Finger, Time on Her Hands”
    Sarah Johns, “One in the Middle”
    Randy Travis, “Look Heart, No Hands”

  2. Anonymous says

    Chalee Tennison – “Handful Of Water”
    Cherryholmes – “Greedy Hands”
    Jason Sellers – “Til I Felt Your Hands”
    Joey Daniels – “Hands On You”
    John Anderson – “Keepy Your Hands To Yourself”
    Lace – “He Can’t Talk Without His Hands”
    Mary Chapin Carpenter – “Family Hands”
    Mindy McCready – “If I Feel Your Hand”
    Ty Herndon – “Hands Of A Working Man”

    ~Jordan Stacey

  3. Brody says

    I broke the “one song per artist” rule, but here’s a few from ye ole iTunes search:

    “Hands” – Guy Clark
    “Through Your Hands” – John Hiatt
    “Cold, Cold Hands” – Johnny Bush
    “These Hands” Johnny Bush
    “Hands Can Say A Lot Beneath the Table” – Johnny Bush
    “Our Hearts Are Holding Hands” – Bonnie Owens/Merle Haggard
    “My Hands Are Tied” – Merle Haggard
    “16 Hands” – Wylie and The Wild West

  4. Chris N. says

    Skeeter Davis, “Hand You’re Holding Now”
    Sons of the Desert, “Hand of Fate” (presumably not Fate’s right hand; maybe the other one)

  5. Tom says

    I am writing a book about the hand, how it works and how central it is to our culture and way of life. I want to help people gain an awareness of just how important the hand is and how it works on our behalf. the book is designed to be nontechnical and user-friendly with fun insights and mini-experiments that show how our hands do what they do best. BUT, I don’t want the book to be blah, so I am creating links in it to art, graphics, writings, images, mini-movies, and hopefully music. Your list is obscure but the title and interest is important. Any more suggestions or advice how to listen to the selections you have listed? I am perfectly willing to get a general license or internet-medial license to play any of the chosen songs. Your help and expertise will also go into the Acknowledgements section.
    Thanks,
    Dr. Tom

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