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Songs About Poverty

These are the best songs about those of us who are less fortunate and struggling to make ends meet.

1In the CityThe Eagles1979
2Love ChildThe Supremes1968
3Papa Was a Rollin' StoneThe Temptations1972
4Baby Don't GoSonny & Cher1965
5Living For the CityStevie Wonder1973
6Poor Side of TownJohnny Rivers1966
7Workin' For a Livin'Huey Lewis and The News1982
8Livin' on a PrayerBon Jovi1986
9Dawn (Go Away)The Four Seasons1964
10AngieThe Rolling Stones1973
11On BroadwayThe Drifters1963
12She Works Hard For the MoneyDonna Summer1983
13Hang On SloopyThe McCoys1965
14Do They Know It's Christmas?Band Aid1984
15In the GhettoElvis Presley1969
16Rag DollThe Four Seasons1964
17Danny's SongLoggins and Messina1971
18BustedRay Charles1963
19King of the RoadRoger Miller1965
20Fortunate SonCreedence Clearwater Revival1969
21Like a Rolling StoneBob Dylan1965
22Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)Marvin Gaye1971
23It's Money that MattersRandy Newman1988
24PatchesClarence Carter1970
25Another Day in ParadisePhil Collins1989
26The BoxerPaul Simon1969
27Low BudgetThe Kinks1979
28Donna the Prima DonnaDion1963
29ShatteredThe Rolling Stones1978
30500 MilesPeter, Paul and Mary1962
31No Woman No CryBob Marley1975
32Down in the BoondocksBilly Joe Royal1965
33Coal Miner's DaughterLoretta Lynn1970
34Fast CarTracy Chapman1988
35Sixteen TonsTennessee Ernie Ford1955
36Ain't Got No HomeClarence "Frogman" Henry1956
37AllentownBilly Joel1982
38What Do You Do for Money Honey?AC/DC1980