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The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys 

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Updated September 27, 2019 345 votes 248 voters 22.8k views 49 items

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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Bruce Springsteen
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The Clash
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Steve Earle, The Pine Valley Cosmonauts
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Dolly Parton
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A Perfect Circle
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Jay-Z
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Muddy Waters
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Kurt Vanoosterweyck added Tom Helsen
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Peeping Tom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys
Placebo
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Tommy Goes Berserk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys
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The Ballad of Blind Tom ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs About Toms and Tommys
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Pete Townshend
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Snoop Dogg
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Dolly Parton
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Sonic Youth
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Judy Collins
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