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 Cat Muddy Waters

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Tom Dooley Steve Earle, The Pine Valley Cosmonauts

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Preacher Tom Dolly Parton

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Tom Violence Sonic Youth

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Thomas A Perfect Circle

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

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Dr. Robert F. Thomas Dolly Parton

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Tommy Can You Hear Me? Pete Townshend

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

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Tommy Snoop Dogg

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Tommy Goes Berserk is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys

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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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Kurt Vanoosterweyck added Tom Is Doing Great Tom Helsen

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

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Peeping Tom is listed (or ranked) 31 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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Tom Joad, Part 2 Woody Guthrie

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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

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Tom Thumb's Blues Judy Collins

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St. Thomas Square Isaac Hayes

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Henry Thomas The Lovin' Spoonful

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Mrs. Major Tom is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys
Mrs. Major Tom Sheryl Crow, William Shatner

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Tom Ames’ Prayer Steve Earle

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Tom Tom Iggy Pop

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Tommy Gets His Tonsils Out The Replacements