Songs The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys  

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List Rules Songs must have the name Tom or Tommy in the title.

Songs with a person's name in the title are quite common, but for this list we're only ranking the best songs about people named Tom. Do you have a favorite Tom song? We want you to vote for your favorite songs about Tommy or Toms, whether it's a country song about someone named Tommy, a Tommy rock song, or anything in between. You can even add a song to the list if it's not already here, as long as it's a song with Tom or Tommy in the title or lyrics.

Some of the songs featured below include "Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues" by Bob Dylan, "The Ghost of Tom Joad" by Bruce Springsteen, and "Major Tom" by Peter Schilling. Vote up your favorites to help them move higher on the list, and downvote any Tommy songs that you have heard and don't like. There may even be a few Thomas songs here, so keep your eyes peeled!
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Peter Schilling

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9 2
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The Clash

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7 2
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Bruce Springsteen

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6 2
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Jay-Z

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4 0
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Sonic Youth

10
4 1
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Muddy Waters

11
4 1
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Steve Earle, The Pine Valley Cosmonauts

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3 0
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3 0
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Dolly Parton

14
3 0
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A Perfect Circle

15
4 2
The Ballad of Blind Tom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys

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4 2
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3 1
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Dolly Parton

18
3 1
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Pete Townshend

19
2 0
Tommy Chong is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys
Macklemore, Blue Scholars

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5 4
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Snoop Dogg

21
4 3
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Kurt Vanoosterweyck added Tom Helsen

22
3 2
Tommy Goes Berserk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys

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2 1
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1 0
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Brian Byrne

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1 0
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New York Dolls

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1 0
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Ben Folds Five

28
1 0
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29
1 0
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The Fall

30
2 2
The Ghost of Tom Joad is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys
Rage Against the Machine

31
2 2
Peeping Tom is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys
Placebo

32
1 1
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Infected Mushroom

33
1 1
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34
0 0
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Judy Collins

35
0 0
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36
0 0
Extro Tom Green is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys
Tom Green

37
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Woody Guthrie

38
0 0
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Isaac Hayes

39
0 0
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40
0 0
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41
0 0
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The Lovin' Spoonful

42
0 0
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43
0 1
Mrs. Major Tom is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys
Sheryl Crow, William Shatner

44
0 1
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45
0 1
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46
0 1
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The Replacements

47
0 1
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Iggy Pop

48
0 1
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Steve Earle