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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12 4
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The Clash

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9 3
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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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Dolly Parton

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3 0
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A Perfect Circle

15
4 2
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16
4 2
The Ballad of Blind Tom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys

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3 1
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Dolly Parton

18
2 0
Tommy Chong is listed (or ranked) 18 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

20
4 3
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Kurt Vanoosterweyck added Tom Helsen

21
3 2
Peeping Tom is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys
Placebo

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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3 2
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Pete Townshend

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2 1
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25
1 0
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New York Dolls

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1 0
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Brian Byrne

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1 0
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29
1 0
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Ben Folds Five

30
1 0
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The Fall

31
2 2
The Ghost of Tom Joad is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys
Rage Against the Machine

32
1 1
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Infected Mushroom

33
1 1
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34
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The Lovin' Spoonful

35
0 0
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36
0 0
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Judy Collins

37
0 0
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38
0 0
Extro Tom Green is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys
Tom Green

39
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Woody Guthrie

40
0 0
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41
0 0
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42
0 0
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Isaac Hayes

43
0 0
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Upia added Warrant

44
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Iggy Pop

45
0 1
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Steve Earle

46
0 1
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47
0 1
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48
0 1
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The Replacements

49
0 1
Mrs. Major Tom is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys
Sheryl Crow, William Shatner