This week’s blog needs something fun – it is hump day after all. So to spice it up, I give you some top songs about work. Many of these come from Yahoo’s “The 25 Best Work Songs for Labor Day” – so if you don’t like my choices, check out there list and let us know which are your favorites!


Note: Links go out to youtube


In no particular order! And I apologize – most of these seem to be created before 1990.


Workin’ For A Livin’ – Huey Lewis and the News

“Workin’ for a livin’ (workin’)

Workin’ for a livin’ (workin’)

Workin’ for a livin’, livin’ and workin’

I’m taking what they giving ’cause I’m working for a livin’. ”


Working for the Weekend – Loverboy – you have to get through the intro

“Everybody’s working for the weekend

Everybody wants a little romance

Everybody’s goin’ off the deep end

Everybody needs a second chance, oh”


It’s Not My Place (In the 9-5 World) – The Ramones

“But it’s not my place oh no

No it’s not my place no no

No it’s not my not my not my place

In the 9 to 5 world

And it’s not my place

In the 9 to 5 world”


Working Class Hero – John Lennon – probably one of my favorite songs in general

(warning – language may not be appropriate for work)

“A working class hero is something to be

A working class hero is something to be”

Finest Worksong – R.E.M

“The time to rise has been engaged

You’re better best to rearrange

I’m talking here to me alone

I listen to the finest worksong

Your finest hour

Your finest hour”

So what do you think? Have a favorite I’m missing? Let us know!

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