Songs The Best Pop Songs About Working  

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These are the best pop songs about work ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best pop songs about work come in many forms. Some great pop songs about work are from country crooners while other good songs about work come from rock bands. Many of the all-time greatest songs about work have been rerecorded by new artists every generation.

What tracks will you find on this best pop songs about work list? Dolly Parton's 1980 track, “9 to 5,” celebrated the daily grind with her unstoppable energy. This track also served as the theme song to the film of the same name, which starred Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and, of course, Dolly herself. “Takin Care of Business,” by Bachman-Turner Overdrive is another one of the best pop songs about work.

Bruce Springsteen has long been considered the working man's rocker and his Born in the U.S.A. hit “Working on the Highway” is one of his best. Other tunes that are featured on this top pop songs about working list include “She Works Hard for the Money,” “Shiftwork,” and “Bang on the Drum All Day.”

Do you have a favorite pop song about work? Give the best tracks a thumbs up and share some of your favorite lyrics in the comments section.
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9 to 5 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Working
Dolly Parton

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Bachman–Turner Overdrive

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The Beatles

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Bruce Springsteen

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Johnny Cash

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Todd Rundgren, Tony Levin

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This Woman's Work is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Working
Kate Bush

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George Strait, Kenny Chesney

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Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Working
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En Vogue

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5 3
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Tracy Chapman

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5 3
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Missy Elliott

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Van Morrison

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Todd Rundgren

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Louis Armstrong

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Nelly, Justin Timberlake

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Diana Ross

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5 4
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Scissor Sisters

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Warren Zevon

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The Kinks

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Chrisette Michele

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Dolly Parton

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Dannii Minogue

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The Zombies

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Chicago

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Kelly Rowland

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Amerie

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4 5
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Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Juelz Santana

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Ministry

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Ne-Yo, Shaffer Smith

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Robert Palmer

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Jimmy Eat World

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Teena Marie

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Def Leppard