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150+ Best songs with a profession in the title (or occupation)

Explore a curated list of over 150 captivating songs with a profession in the title. From timeless classics to contemporary hits, discover the perfect playlist that pays homage to various occupations. Let the rhythm of these tunes elevate your appreciation for the diverse world of work through music with Emily E. Garrison!

Best songs with a profession in the title

Explore a captivating playlist featuring the best songs with a profession in the title, where lyrics seamlessly blend with melodies to celebrate careers and vocations. From timeless classics to modern hits, this collection showcases the artistry of musicians who’ve woven tales of work and passion into unforgettable tunes.

  1. “The Scientist”—Coldplay
  2. “The Blower’s Daughter”—Damien Rice
  3. “I Shot the Sheriff”—Bob Marley and the Wailers
  4. “When I Kissed the Teacher”—ABBA
  5. “Like Toy Soldiers”—Eminem
  6. “Paperback Writer”—The Beatles
  7. “Bartender”—James Blunt
  8. “Private Dancer”—Tina Turner
  9. “Doctor! Doctor!”—Thompson Twins
  10. “Please Mr. Postman”—The Marvelettes
  11. “Doctor Doctor”—UFO
  12. “Teacher I Need You”—Elton John
  13. “Clown”—Korn
  14. “American Soldier”—Toby Keith
  15. “Bartender”—Lady Antebellum
  16. “If I Were a Carpenter”—Bobby Darin
  17. “Beekeeper’s Daughter”—The All-American Rejects
  18. “The Art Teacher”—Rufus Wainwright
  19. “Baker Street”—Gerry Rafferty
  20. “Coal Miner’s Daughter”—Loretta Lynn
  21. “Bell Boy”—The Who
  22. “Lawyers, Guns and Money”—Warren Zevon
  23. “The Teacher”—Big County
  24. “Doctor Robert”—The Beatles
  25. “Hey DJ”—CNCO
  26. “The Architect”—Deus
  27. “Hot For Teacher”—Van Halen
  28. “Entertainer”—Zayn
  29. “Buffalo Soldier”—Bob Marley and the Wailers
  30. “Anaesthetist”—Enter Shikari
  31. “Joker & the Thief”—Wolfmother
  32. “Operator (That’s Not the Way It Feels)”—Jim Croce
  33. “A Man Needs A Maid”—Neil Young
  34. “Cowboys from Hell”—Pantera
  35. “Jerry Was a Race Car Driver”—Primus
  36. “Mr. Telephone Man”—New Edition
  37. “Smooth Operator”—Sade
  38. “Cathy’s Clown”—The Everly Brothers
  39. “I’m Like a Lawyer with the Way I’m Always Trying to Get You Off (Me & You)”—Fall Out Boy
  40. “Drop the Pilot”—Joan Armatrading
  41. “Some Postman”—The Presidents of the United States of America
  42. “Gravedigger”—Dave Matthews Band
  43. “Cowboy”—Kid Rock
  44. “Lawyers in Love”—Jackson Browne
  45. “Paparazzi”—Lady Gaga
  46. “Last Night a D.J. Saved My Life”—Indeep
  47. “The Writer”—Ellie Goulding
  48. “Soldier of Fortune”—Deep Purple
  49. “Livin’ Lovin’ Maid (She’s Just a Woman)”—Led Zeppelin
  50. “The Tears of a Clown”—Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
  51. “Great DJ”—Ting Tings
  52. “Police and Thieves”—Junior Murvin
  53. “The Actor”—Michael Learns To Rock
  54. “Secret Agent Man”—Johnny Rivers
  55. “Watching the Detectives”—Elvis Costello
  56. “I’m Just a Singer (In a Rock And Roll Band)”—The Moody Blues
  57. “Dr. Feelgood”—Motley Crue
  58. “Sky Pilot”—Eric Burdon & the Animals
  59. “PrizeFighter”—Trisha Yearwood featuring Kelly Clarkson
  60. “Mr. Cab Driver”—Lenny Kravitz
  61. “The Boxer”—Simon & Garfunkel
  62. “Rhinestone Cowboy”—Glen Campbell
  63. “Ice Cream Man”—Van Halen
  64. “Sail On Sailor”—The Beach Boys
  65. “DJ Got us Fallin’ in Love”—Usher featuring Pitbull
  66. “The Unknown Soldier”—The Doors
  67. “He’s Simple, He’s Dumb, He’s the Pilot”—Grandaddy
  68. “Save a Horse, (Ride a Cowboy)”—Big & Rich
  69. “Teacher”—Nick Jonas
  70. “Floyd the Barber”—Nirvana
  71. “Single-Handed Sailor”—Dire Straits
  72. “The Weaver’s Answer”—Family
  73. “Vavoom: Ted the Mechanic”—Deep Purple
  74. “Son of a Preacher Man”—Dusty Springfield
  75. “John the Fisherman”—Primus
  76. “The Lighthouse Keeper”—Sam Smith
  77. “Piano Man”—Billy Joel
  78. “The Lumberjack”—Jackyl
  79. “Driver 8”—R.E.M.
  80. “Shipbuilding”—Elvis Costello
  81. “My Old Man’s a Dustman”—Lonnie Donegan
  82. “The Gambler”—Kenny Rogers
  83. “Pretty Ballerina”—The Left Banke
  84. “Soldier”—Destiny’s Child
  85. “Citizen/Soldier”—3 Doors Down
  86. “The Mariner’s Revenge Song”—The Decemberists
  87. “Rock DJ”—Robbie Williams
  88. “Dr. Beat”—Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine
  89. “Son of a Son of a Sailor”—Jimmy Buffett
  90. “Hair Braider”—R. Kelly
  91. “Rime of the Ancient Mariner”—Iron Maiden
  92. “Operator”—Midnight Star
  93. “Clown”—Emeli Sande
  94. “The Hitman”—Queen
  95. “Pearl’s a Singer”—Elkie Brooks
  96. “Sailor”—Petula Clark
  97. “Butcher’s Tale (Western Front 1914)”—The Zombies
  98. “The Singer Sang His Song”—Bee Gees
  99. “Dear Doctor”—The Rolling Stones
  100. “The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy”—Chris Stapleton

Best Vietnamese songs with a profession in the title

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of Vietnam with our curated compilation of the best Vietnamese songs with a profession in the title. Experience the diverse sounds and narratives that beautifully capture the essence of Vietnamese occupations, revealing the country’s musical heritage through a lens of work and dedication.
1. Cô Giáo Em – Ellie Khánh Ngọc


3. Thương Người Nông Dân – Nhạc Sỹ Ngọc Sơn


5. Em Làm Bác Sỹ

6. Đội Lính Cứu Hỏa

7. Anh Phi Công Ơi

8. Đời doanh nhân – Trần Tiến

9. Người Giáo Viên Nhân Dân – Lan Anh

10. Tình Yêu Và Thủy Thủ | Mai Lệ Huyền

Other notable songs with occupations in the title

Delve into a musical journey beyond borders, discovering other notable songs with a profession in the title. From global chart-toppers to hidden gems, this eclectic mix celebrates the universal theme of work and the myriad ways artists across genres have crafted melodies around the daily grind, offering a unique perspective on the world of labor and livelihood.

  1. “The Teacher”—Paul Simon
  2. “An Architect’s Dream”—Kate Bush
  3. “Clown”—Mariah Carey
  4. “Teacher, Teacher”—38 Special
  5. “Baker Baker”—Tori Amos
  6. “Astronauts”—Rachel Platten
  7. “The Architect”—Paloma Faith
  8. “Clowns”—Goldfrapp
  9. “Doctor My Eyes”—Jackson Browne
  10. “Assistant to the Regional Manager”—The Devil Wears Prada
  11. “The Waitress”—Tori Amos
  12. “Go DJ”—Lil Wayne
  13. “Patricia the Stripper”—Chris de Burgh
  14. “Manic Mechanic”—ZZ Top
  15. “Somebody Get Me a Doctor”—Van Halen
  16. “The Slot Tech”—The Killers
  17. “Here’s to the Farmer”—Luke Bryan
  18. “Down at the Doctors”—Dr. Feelgood
  19. “This D.J.”—Warren. G.
  20. “Broken Boy Soldier”—The Raconteurs
  21. “Cowboy Song”—Thin Lizzy
  22. “Taxman”—The Beatles
  23. “Meter Maid”—Rodney Bewes
  24. “I Want to Marry A Lighthouse Keeper”—Erika Eigen
  25. “The Doctor”—The Doobie Brothers
  26. “My Sad Captains”—Elbow
  27. “DJ Don’t”—Gerald Levert featuring Jaheim
  28. “Teacher”—Prettymuch
  29. “Bartender”—T-Pain featuring Akon
  30. “Soldier of Fortune”—Bryan Ferry
  31. “What is a DJ If He Can’t Scratch”—Egyptian Lover
  32. “Aviator”—Michael Chapman
  33. “The Bullfighter”—Luke Bell
  34. “Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor)”—Robert Palmer
  35. “The Actor”—The Moody Blues
  36. “Soldier’s Angel”—Stevie Nicks
  37. “Waitress Song”—First Aid Kit
  38. “Just a Gigolo/I Ain’t Got Nobody”—David Lee Roth
  39. “Fortune Teller”—Benny Spellman
  40. “Butcher’s Hook”—Slipknot
  41. “Farmer’s Daughter”—Babyshambles
  42. “Dr. Doom”—13th Floor Elevators
  43. “The Weatherman”—Sister Sledge
  44. “Send in the Clowns”—Judy Collins
  45. “Historians”—Lucy Dacus
  46. “Sailor’s Prayer”—The Devil Wears Prada
  47. “Preacher’s Daughter”—Maggie Rose
  48. “Cheaper Than a Shrink”—George Strait
  49. “The Gambler”—Fun
  50. “Nation of Checkout Girls”—Enemy
  51. “Postman’s Lament”—The Singing Postman
  52. “Diplomat’s Son”—Vampire Weekend
  53. “Cocaine Cowboys”—Margo Price
  54. “The London Cabby”—Charles Coborn
  55. “Singer in a Cowboy Band”—Ronnie Dunn
  56. “Jock the Singing Welder”—Sting
  57. “The Octave Doctors and the Crystal Medicine”—Gong
  58. “Doctor Jones”—Aqua
  59. “Hey Operator”—Aldo Nova
  60. “The Zookeeper’s Boy”—Mew
  61. “Police Officer”—Smiley Culture
  62. “Brave Little Soldier”—Dolly Parton
  63. “The Gasman Cometh”—Crass
  64. “Milkman”—Pistol Annies
  65. “The Painter”—Deep Purple
  66. “So You Want to Be a Cowboy Singer”—Waylon Jennings
  67. “Ice Cream Man”—Tom Waits
  68. “The Matador”—Gretchen Peters
  69. “Hanno the Navigator”—Al Stewart
  70. “Travelin’ Soldier”—Aaron Lewis
  71. “It’s the Singer, Not the Song”—Survivor
  72. “Mr. Wu’s A Window Cleaner Now”—George Formby
  73. “The Bullfighter Dies”—Morrissey
  74. “Doctor Doctor”—Just Jack
  75. “The Under Assistant West Coast Promotion Man”—The Rolling Stones
  76. “Soldier On”—Oasis
  77. “Cowboy Dan”—Modest Mouse
  78. “Truck Driver Divorce”—Frank Zappa
  79. “Not the Doctor”—Alanis Morissette
  80. “The Loneliness of a Tower Crane Driver”—Elbow
  81. “Servant King”—Graham Kendrick
  82. “Tears of A Clown”—Iron Maiden
  83. “Farmer’s Daughter”—Rodney Atkins
  84. “Doorman”—Clipse
  85. “Butcher Baker Candlestick Maker”—Panda Bear
  86. “Soldier”—Shania Twain
  87. “Who’s Your Farmer”—Chris Janson
  88. “Rodeo Clown”—John Mellencamp
  89. “Travelin’ Soldier”—The Chicks
  90. “Gravedigger”—Architects
  91. “Dan Dare (Pilot of the Future)”—Elton John
  92. “Axman”—Robbie Robertson
  93. “The Dancer”—Leo Sayer
  94. “Paramedic!”—SOB x RBE & Kendrick Lamar
  95. “Hey Mr. DJ (Keep Playin’ This Song)”—Backstreet Boys
  96. “My Shepherd”—The New Pornographers
  97. “Witch Doctor”—David Seville
  98. “Motorcycle Driver”—Joe Satriani
  99. “The Folk Singer”—Tommy Roe
  100. “I Don’t Need No Doctor”—Humble Pie
  101. “Chevrolet DJ”—Cole Swindell
  102. “Funky Drummer”—James Brown
  103. “Lady Cab Driver”—Prince
  104. “The Priest and the Matador”—Senses Fail
  105. “Mule Skinner Blues”—Bill Monroe
  106. “I’m a Soldier in the Army of the Lord”—Lyle Lovett
  107. “The Engine Driver”—The Decemberists
  108. “Hey Mr. D.J.”—Zhane
  109. “Paperboy”—Bruce Hornsby
  110. “Hey Bartender”—Johnny Lee
  111. “Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor”—The Yardbirds
  112. “Stella the Artist”—David Gray
  113. “Doctor Feelgood”—Joanna Connor
  114. “The Walrus and the Carpenter”—Donovan
  115. “John Kettley Is A Weatherman”—Tribe of Toffs
  116. “Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner”—Warren Zevon
  117. “Bad Seamstress Blues/Fallin’ Apart At the Seams”—Cinderella
  118. “Mr. Limousine Driver”—Grand Funk Railroad
  119. “Shepherd of My Soul”—Kutless
  120. “The Nurse Who Loved Me”—Failure
  121. “Key Entity Extraction III: Vic the Butcher”—Coheed and Cambria
  122. “Ha! Ha! Said the Clown”—The Yardbirds
  123. “The Voice of My Doctor”—Sinead O’Connor
  124. “Russian Spies”—Against Me!
  125. “Doctor of Electricity”—Country Joe and the Fish
  126. “Session Man”—The Kinks
  127. “Hairdresser on Fire”—Morrissey
  128. “Patricia the Stripper”—The Wombats
  129. “The Tailor”—Blitzen Trapper
  130. “Cowboy”—Alma
  131. “The Wrestler”—Bruce Springsteen
  132. “Primitive Painters”—Felt
  133. “Hurdy Gurdy Man”—Donovan
  134. “Rough Detective”—The Dead Weather
  135. “The Mechanic”—Rascal Flatts
  136. “Shepherd of the Hills”—Jack Hylton
  137. “Dr. Wu”—Steely Dan
  138. “I Used to be a Country Singer”—Gordon Lightfoot
  139. “Supermodel”—Jill Sobule
  140. “A Soldier’s King”—Kenny Rogers
  141. “The Bartender”—Blake Shelton
  142. “I Am your Singer”—Paul McCartney & the Wings
  143. “Wichita Lineman”—Glen Campbell
  144. “Paparazzi on Mopeds”—The Cranberries
  145. The Architect—Red Light Company
  146. “Operator, Operator”—Eddy Raven
  147. “Big Red Truck (A Firefighter’s Life)”—John Riggins
  148. “Handyman”—Awolnation
  149. “Shadow Captain”—Crosby, Stills & Nash
  150. “Rodeo Clowns”—G. Love & Special Sauce
  151. “Trapper Man”—Mark Knopfler
  152. “Doctor Doctor”—Lynsey de Paul
  153. “The Gasman Cometh”—Flanders & Swann
  154. “Oh! Mr Porter”—Marie Lloyd
  155. “The Nurse”—The White Stripes
  156. “Spiral Architect”—Black Sabbath
  157. “Carnies”—Rush
  158. “Hairdresser”—ZZ Top
  159. “The Milkman’s Horse”—The Libertines
  160. “Rock and Roll Doctor”—Little Feat
  161. “The Writer”—UFO
  162. “Be A Clown”—Gene Kelly
  163. “Fisherman”—J Hus
  164. “That Girl Is A Cowboy”—Garth Brooks
  165. “Doctor Brown”—Fleetwood Mac
  166. “The Window Cleaner No. 2”—George Formby
  167. “Rock ‘n’ Roll Singer”—AC/DC
  168. “Astronaut”—Professor Green
  169. “Call the Plumber”—John “Mad Dog” Watkins
  170. “Willie the Pimp”—Frank Zappa
  171. “Requiem for a Soldier”—Katherine Jenkins
  172. “Sheriff of Huddersfield”—Iron Maiden
  173. “Cab Driver”—The Mills Brothers
  174. “Universal Soldier”—Donovan
  175. “Roller Derby Queen”—Jim Croce
  176. “Singer Man”—UB40
  177. “The Preacher Won’t Have To Lie”—Lee Ann Womack
  178. “Boatman”—Livingston Taylor
  179. “You Shouldn’t Call the Doctor (If You Can’t Afford the Bills)”—Dr. Feelgood
  180. “Ballerina”—Vaughn Monroe
  181. “Toy Soldiers”—Martika
  182. “She Wants a Cowboy”—Dustin Lynch
  183. “The Last DJ”—Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
  184. “Some Day I’ll Be a Farmer”—Melanie
  185. “Death Alley Driver”—Rainbow
  186. “Tallyman”—Jeff Beck
  187. “Farmer John”—The Premiers
  188. “The Milkman of Human Kindness”—Billy Bragg
  189. “Behind Me Lies Another Fallen Soldier”—As I Lay Dying
  190. “Edna the Barmaid”—The Singing Postman
  191. “Cowboys and Angels”—George Michael
  192. “Mr. Bartender (It’s So Easy)”—Sugar Ray
  193. “One Tin Soldier (The Legend of Billy Jack)”—Coven
  194. “Last Living Cowboy”—Toby Keith
  195. “The Dying Truck Driver”—Ry Cooder
  196. “One Little Soldier”—Regina Spektor
  197. “Toreador”—Band of Skulls
  198. “Mr. Wu’s an Air Raid Warden Now”—George Formby
  199. “Doctor’s Orders”—Carol Douglas
  200. “Cowboys to Girls”—The Intruders

Immerse yourself in the harmonious world of professions with this handpicked collection of over 150 songs. Whether you’re a music enthusiast or simply curious about how different jobs inspire artists, these songs with a profession in the title offers a delightful journey across genres. Enjoy the unique blend of melodies and occupations that make these songs truly exceptional.

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