Music The Best Rock Songs About Working  

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When it comes to rock music, no subject is off limits. For this list we're ranking the best rock songs about working, and we want you to vote up your favorites. How many good rock working songs can you think of off the top of your head? Below you'll find popular songs that you've definitely heard before, but also some more underground rock songs with working in the title or lyrics. Bachman Turner Overdrive sings about working overtime on “Takin’ Care of Business.” Todd Rundgren sings about not wanting to work on “Bang The Drum All Day.” 

You can add your favroite on the job tunes to this list. Feel free to contribute with any new rock songs about working that aren't already on the poll.

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A Hard Day's Night The Beatles

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Takin' Care of Business Bachman Turner Overdrive

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Bang the Drum All Day Todd Rundgren

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Working Class Hero The Plastic Ono Band, John Lennon

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Workin for a Livin Huey Lewis & the News

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AAron Camaro added Working Man Rush

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We Can Work It Out The Beatles

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This Woman's Work is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rock Songs About Working
This Woman's Work Kate Bush

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Working on the Highway Bruce Springsteen

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Work for Love Ministry

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Let's Work Prince

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Work Me, Lord Janis Joplin

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On My Way to Work Paul McCartney

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The Work Song Billy Squier

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RickSchneider added Dirty Work Z-Ro, Black Mike, Pharoah

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RickSchneider added Dirty Work Steely Dan

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Paid is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rock Songs About Working
AAron Camaro added Paid Supersuckers

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Dirty Work The Rolling Stones

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When Work Is Over The Kinks

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It'll All Work Out Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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Work to Do The Isley Brothers

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I'll Work for Your Love Bruce Springsteen

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Work It Out Def Leppard

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Life of Work Iggy Pop

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Let's Work Mick Jagger

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Beauty-Leaf added Finest Worksong R.E.M.

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Work to Do, Average White Band is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Rock Songs About Working
Beauty-Leaf added Work to Do, Average White Band

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Sixteen Tons is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Rock Songs About Working
AAron Camaro added Sixteen Tons TUFF

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AAron Camaro added Deuce Kiss

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Lee Dorsey - Working In The Co... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Rock Songs About Working

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Love Work Out Crosby & Nash

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Work 'N' Play The Zombies

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All Work and No Play Van Morrison

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Working On It Chris Rea

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Dong Work for Yuda Frank Zappa

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Body Work Tegan and Sara, Morgan Page

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We Can Work It All Out Hank Williams, Jr.

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Honest Work Todd Rundgren

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Piece of Work Jimmy Buffett, Toby Keith

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