Workin' for the weekend! Got a favourite tune that mentions an occupation...?
...within the title or lyrics. Any genre.
Confucious says "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life"... Hmm, ok...
There are a lot of songs that mention a particular occupation...So, a butcher, a baker, a candlestick maker, whatever the occupation, gimme a favourite tune of yours that mentions one within the title or lyrics.
The Yardbirds - "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor"
Grand Funk Railroad - "Mr. Limousine Driver"
Blue Cheer - "Pilot"
Your turn...Favourite tunes that mention one or more occupations.
BQ: As a child, what did you want to grow up to be?
BQ2: WHY should I hire YOU?
BQ3: Trick or treat?
Thank you, dismissed....
Have a great weekend! ☮
- HurricainLv 78 years agoFavorite Answer
Hooker with a Penis - Tool
Lovely Rita, Meter Maid - The Beatles
Mr. Banker - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Rapid Roy, the Stock Car Boy - Jim Croce
The Green Berets - Barry Sadler
Modern Day Cowboy - Tesla
I Shot the Sheriff - Bob Marley
Manic Mechanic - ZZ Top
The Nurse Who Loved Me - Failure
Forgot the BQs...
1. A Doctor. Man I loved to play doctor when I was a kid.
2. You probably shouldn't.
3. Can I have both?
- Anonymous8 years ago
Nice question! :D Here's a few songs like that:
Son of a Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Lawyers, Guns and Money - Warren Zevon
Here I Dreamt I Was an Architect - The Decemberists
A Painter Passing Through - Gordon Lightfoot
Hairdresser on Fire - Morrissey
Coconut - Harry Nilsson ["Doctor, is there nothing I can take?"]
An Architect's Dream - Kate Bush
House Carpenter - Bob Dylan
- 13AcrossLv 78 years ago
Half Man Half Biscuit - 24 Hour Garage People
I'm sure you'll recognise some of the music. Innumerable variants in live performance. That's how to introduce an instrumental break - OK boy, let me hear you spell "Wilmslow".
BQ1 My favorite part of school was http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=043ifhmFZdM
(album version not on YouTube) - and I grew up to become a chemist
BQ3 I consider this a treat - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EXiaSBanPw
- ?Lv 78 years ago
Back On The Chain Gang - the Pretenders: Criminal.
We Are Detectives - The Thompson Twins.
You're In The Army Now - Status Quo: Soldier.
Intruder - Peter Gabriel - Thief / Burglar.
Soldier Of Fortune - Thin Lizzy: Mercenary.
Twisted - Joni Mitchell: Analyst / Psychiatrist.
B.Q. Speedway Bike Rider.
B.Q.2: Presently medically unfit.
B.Q.3:I am going to get some cashew nuts, treat I suppose.
Have a good weekend Harvey!!Source(s): Music lover, good luck!
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- ~мяѕ ναη∂євιℓтLv 58 years ago
Death of a Clown - The Kinks
Astronaut - Simple Plan
Paperback Writer - The Beatles
Doctor Worm - They Might Be Giants
BQ: An NFL player. I kid you not.
BQ2: Because I will introduce you to some friggen awesome bands ;)
BQ3: CANDEH X3
You too! xx
- SeabassLv 68 years ago
Wow, you have a great list going with everyone's suggestions. How about...
The Sherriff - Emerson, Lake and Palmer
Taxman - The Beatles
I'm Your Captain - Grand Funk Railroad
Working for a Livin - Huey Lewis
Son of a Son of a Sailor - Jimmy Buffett
- LokiDokiLv 78 years ago
The Beatles - Paperback Writer, Dr. Robert
House of Heroes - The Cop
BQ - A vet, but I can't take the blood. Funny story, my BFF wanted to be a firetruck. Not a firefighter, but a firetruck.
BQ2 - Because I'm creative and have leadership experience?
BQ3 - ??? Treat?
- David VLv 78 years ago
The Coal Miner Song - Jimmy Joe Lee http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyK5MErw3r4
Taxi Driver Theme http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDLVYEUb8vU
Bruce Springsteen - DOES THIS BUS STOP AT 82nd STREET? 1973 (audio) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cc9qJ1lz5P8
BJ the DJ---Stonewall Jackson http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l69kGPgTuB0
Operator - Jim Croce http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RA4MykPm4s
Johnny Lee - Hey Bartender http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0zp9vByI8I
Truck Driver's Blues * Merle Haggard http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXasJqH47ZQ
BQ2....I would not hire me