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List Rules Songs with working in the title are fair game, but this list focuses mainly on songs about working as a subject.

Songs about jobs and working hard are something that almost everyone on the planet can relate to. Music about being a slave for the man can be therapeutic, because it reminds us that everyone faces the same struggles of hating their job. Whether you work construction outdoors or a boring desk job at an office there's no doubt that work songs can make you feel better about your situation. This is a ranked list of all best songs about working, as voted on by music fans like you. Some of the songs included below may have the words "working" or "work" in the lyrics or title, while others are only about working as a subject or theme. Songs like Dolly Parton's "9 to 5" are extremely popular, but there are plenty of other great work songs on this poll as well.

Music isn't typically categorized by the meaning of the words, so this music list is a great way to find some solid tracks that are thematically similar. Vote for the working songs that you enjoy the most, and downvote ones if you think they're not worthy of being high on the list. If one of your top songs is missing, add it to the list so others can vote for it too. Many genres of music are featured below, including rock, pop, folk, metal, and more.

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9 to 5 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Songs About Working
9 to 5 Dolly Parton

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Bang the Drum All Day is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Songs About Working
Bang the Drum All Day Todd Rundgren

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Let It Rock Chuck Berry

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Maggie's Farm Bob Dylan

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Tom Islava added Banana Boat Song (Day O) Harry Belafonte

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punksnotdead added Working in a Coalmine Devo

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Get a Job The Silhouettes

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Cleaning Windows Van Morrison

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48 Hours The Clash

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ravi2 added Money For Nothing (Full Length Version) Dire Straits

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Work Jimmy Eat World

The Best Pop Songs About Working

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Working on the Highway Bruce Springsteen

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Peace of Mind Boston

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Solidarity is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs About Working
punksnotdead added Solidarity Angelic Upstarts

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Allentown Billy Joel

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Dole Q is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs About Working
punksnotdead added Dole Q The Exploited

The Greatest One-Hit Wonder Songs of the 70s

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Never Get a Job is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs About Working
punksnotdead added Never Get a Job The Last Resort

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Working Man Rita Macneil is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Songs About Working
Frank Klin added Working Man Rita Macneil

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My String Will Snap is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Songs About Working
punksnotdead added My String Will Snap TV Smith

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punksnotdead added Right to Work Chelsea

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punksnotdead added Einheitsfrontlied Ton Steine Scherben

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Workin' Day and Night Michael Jackson

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Stoned Puddle of Mudd

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Rox in the Box The Decemberists

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The Daily Grind Bic Runga

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punksnotdead added Work Rest Play Die Subhumans - Subhumans

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The Modern Saxons Seelenlicht

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Five O'Clock World The Vogues

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Hard Hat and a Hammer Alan Jackson

The Greatest Songs by '90s One-Hit Wonders

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Live a Little Kenny Chesney

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Bow River Cold Chisel

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Self Made Little Big Town

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Don't You Love Me No More? Henry Priestman

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Workin' Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Civil Twilight The Weakerthans

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The Warehouse Life Richmond Fontaine

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Boiled Frogs Alexisonfire

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City of Gainesville Less Than Jake