This is an intriguing song because it was an early upbeat staple for the band. Punk Rock Girl-The Dead Milkmen 35. Also in 2005, Michael Buble came out with this classic that's since been recorded by the likes of Blake Shelton, among numerous others in a variety of genres. Rockin' In The Free World-Neil Young 13. One Rainy Wish Jimi Hendrix An overlooked Hendrix gem from Axis: Bold as Love 13. Since then, Johnny Paycheck has popularized the song and was a number 1 hit in the country charts. We have chosen this Disney classic because of its high popularity with everyone and anyone.
. So clock out, grab a beer, salute your fellow worker, and enjoy. This 1989 track from Change is but one of many of the band's songs that master such an earthy, inspiring tone, but it's a particularly fine choice with which to end this particular list. More than anything, though, it boasts an explosively infectious chorus that qualifies this song as the best kind of ear candy. Workin' for the Man - Roy Orbison.
Dread surrounding the onset of Monday is definitely not a new subject for , but the song's bridge cleverly turns the topic on its head. I know it's a grind, but I'm sure we can find a way to have fun while we get this job done. But we did this multicolour thing. It's so fine, it's sunshine It's the word, love Now that I know what I feel must be right I'm here to show everybody the light Give the word a chance to say That the word is just the way It's the word I'm thinking of And the only word is love. Sheena Is A Punk Rocker-The Ramones 20.
Our list of work songs covers many different music genres and music eras. Workin' Man's Wage - Trace Atkins. No Rain Blind Melon The bee girl lives on forever, just like Blind Melon. Can you think of 5 more songs to make it to our epic top 50 songs about jobs, money and the workplace. Our list of the top 10 Labor Day songs celebrates all of the working class in America.
Click the banner below to find out more. After love, sex, alcohol, money, cars and religion, work has been the single most popular subject of pop songs for decades — how we hate it, why we need it, office politics, how the grass is always greener on the other side, and why many of us hate the thought of Monday morning. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. Let's Get Rocked-Def Leppard 45. Still, this lesser-known tune from stands perhaps as Springsteen's most direct examination of the way in which work can trap us and lead us to desperate acts in order to avoid wasting away in its grip.
These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. We can work this out! Workin' for a Living - Huey Lewis and the News. This -penned monster hit for The Bangles is an '80s classic on several levels, but its treatment of matters of the workplace stands as particularly unique. Rock The Cradle-Billy Idol 21. We appreciate all of those working keeping other people employed and it truly is a domino effect. This is the first of many Top 50 lists to come.
Don't Go Back To Rockville-R. Rock and Roll Creation-Spinal Tap 49. Clash City Rockers-The Clash 31. Then the Dead slowed it down and continued playing it for decades. If you feel we should add a song, be sure to comment it in at the bottom of the page. Jason: It'll taste so sweet All: Pay Day! She Works Hard for the Money - Donna Summer. Rock This Town-The Stray Cats 7.
It's so fine, it's sunshine It's the word, love In the beginning I misunderstood But now I've got it, the word is good Spread the word and you'll be free Spread the word and be like me Spread the word I'm thinking of Have you heard the word is love? I found this list through a google search and it inspired me to make my own playlist of songs about Rock N Roll. We Will Rock You-Queen -Bleathal said. In fact, if you know what the song is about, please let me know. Chad: Dude, what have you gotten us into? Jay-Z and Angela Winbush - The Notorious B. All of them pull on the heartstrings in some fashion, and you probably even sing along with them in the car as you're driving to your own home.
The reason for that choice is that, aside from the title, the band's most famous tune really isn't about work at all. I Go To Work — Kool Moe Dee Released in 1989 Genre — Hip Hop 8. A lost classic celebrating the male animal's elusive pursuit of a Sugar Mama, this catchy tune became a minor American hit for the -influenced British band in 1982. Also Unconditional Love by Glen Campbell and Faithless Love by Glen Campbell are good. Former queen Donna Summer makes her '80s stamp here, and the tune manages somehow to be both timeless and dated. Kris Kris Kristopherson Why Me Lor … d? Sometimes unfairly characterized as a poor man's , The Alarm always had an interesting and gritty take on human struggle, and this tune is a worthy entry in the labor song pantheon.
The song's lyrics chronicle the tough times a struggling female member of the working class has in making ends meet, and there's a definite poignancy to the way the tune's protagonist somehow finds a way to feel her work is worthwhile. Some were made popular by an artist or band other than the original songwriter or performer. After a little de-dupage and clean up, here are my 1187 songs with love in the title. And my serious Excel search skills are rust. All day long, they grunt and sweat, working on highways and byways that represent freedom for everyone but them. I'm Just A Singer In A Rock n' Roll Band -The Moody Blues 43. Were microwaves that big and complicated back then? That made reading the list even longer, but no Sean Hogan.