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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Major Tom Peter Schilling

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Tommy Gun The Clash

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The Ghost of Tom Joad Bruce Springsteen

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Tom Ford Jay-Z

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Tom Dooley Steve Earle, The Pine Valley Cosmonauts

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Tom Cat Muddy Waters

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Tom Violence Sonic Youth

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The Ballad of Blind Tom is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys

Every Song in Tommy, Ranked by Singability

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Dr. Robert F. Thomas Dolly Parton

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Preacher Tom Dolly Parton

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Tommy Chong is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys
Tommy Chong Macklemore, Blue Scholars

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Tommy Goes Berserk is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys

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Tommy Can You Hear Me? Pete Townshend

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Gotta Get Away From Tommy New York Dolls

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Oscar Thomas Finn Brian Byrne

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Tom & Mary Ben Folds Five

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Tommy Shooter The Fall

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Thomas A Perfect Circle

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Tommy Snoop Dogg

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The Ghost of Tom Joad is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys
The Ghost of Tom Joad Rage Against the Machine

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Kurt Vanoosterweyck added Tom Is Doing Great Tom Helsen

The Best K-pop Dancers of All Time

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Peeping Tom is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys
Peeping Tom Placebo

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Tommy the Bat Infected Mushroom

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Henry Thomas The Lovin' Spoonful

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Tom Thumb's Blues Judy Collins

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

Great One Hit Wonder Artists of the '90s

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Tom Joad, Part 2 Woody Guthrie

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St. Thomas Square Isaac Hayes

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Tom Tom Iggy Pop

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Tom Ames’ Prayer Steve Earle

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Tommy Gets His Tonsils Out The Replacements

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Mrs. Major Tom is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys
Mrs. Major Tom Sheryl Crow, William Shatner