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Top 12 Labor Day Songs… Music About the Working Man

For many of us, the Labor Day holiday marks the end of Summer. It is a time for cookouts, beer, and family.

But it is also a time to remember all of those American workers who put in 40 hours every week to make this country work. From the truck driver to the construction man, the prosperity of this country was built on hard work and sweat. Here are 12 of the BEST songs ever about the working man…

Johnny Cash – Oney

Kenny Chesney – Shift Work

Loverboy – Working For The Weekend

Rush – Working Man

Tennessee Ernie Ford – 16 Tons

The Kinks – Get Back in the Line

Dolly Parton – 9 to 5

Johnny Paycheck – Take This Job and Shove It

Lee Dorsey – Working In The Coal Mine

Huey Lewis and the News – Workin’ for a Livin’

Merle Haggard – Working Man Blues

Alabama – 40 Hour Week