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The Best Pop Songs About Working

Updated November 5, 2019 1.2k votes 311 voters 18.8k views63 items

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.”

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