Daily Top Five: Songs About Money

Shania Twain Ka-Ching!This week brought tax season to an end, and depending on how it went for you last year, you’ll be collecting a refund check or writing one out to the IRS instead.

Seems as good a time as any to share our five favorite songs about money!

Here ‘s my top five:

  1. Merle Haggard, “If We Make it Through December”
  2. John Anderson, “Money in the Bank”
  3. Todd Snider, “Broke”
  4. Shania Twain, “Ka-Ching!”
  5. Alabama, “40 Hour Week (For a Livin’)”




  1. Take the Money and Run – Juliane Austin version
    Cost of Living – Ronnie Dunn
    Daddy’s Money – Ricochet
    Cafe Down On The a Corner – Sawyer Brown
    Ka-Ching – Shania Twain

  2. 1. Don Schlitz – “About the Money” “When they say it’s not about the money, It’s about the money”.
    2. Ronnie Dunn – “Cost of Livin'”
    3. Brad Paisley – “Easy Money”
    4. Doug Stone – “Nice Problem”
    5. Wilkinsons – “26 cents”

  3. 1. BUSTED–Ray Charles
    2. CASH ON THE BARRELHEAD–Gram Parsons w. Emmylou Harris (covering the Louvin Brothers)
    4. WORKIN’ MAN–John Conlee

  4. Another Day Another Dollar – Wynn Stewart
    If You’ve Got The Money (I’ve Got The Time) -Lefty Frizzell
    One Dime At A Time – Del Reeves
    Greenback Dollar – Hoyt Axton
    Two Dollars In The Jukebox – Eddie Rabbitt

  5. I’ve Got Five Dollars (and It’s Saurday Night) – Faron Young
    Wrinkled Crinkled Wadded Dollar Bill – Stonemans
    Pennies From Heaven – Bing Crosby
    Desert Blues (Big Chief Buffalo Nickel) – Jimmie Rodgers, Rick Nelson
    Money – Barrett Strong

  6. Patty Loveless- Busted
    Sugarland- Baby Girl
    Crystal Gayle- Ain’t Gonna Worry
    Reba- Fancy
    Emmylou Harris – Coat of Many Colors. ( I like her version better than Dolly’s don’t hate me!)

  7. 1. Electric Bill, Jason Boland & the Stragglers
    2. If That Ain’t Country, David Allan Coe
    3. If Money Didn’t Matter, Granger Smith
    4. Little Man, Alan Jackson
    5. Free, Zac Brown Band

  8. Mark Chesnutt, It Pays Big Money
    Merle Haggard, Are The Good Times Really Over (I Wish A Buck Was Still Silver)
    The John Conlee version of Indian Head Penny
    Jamey Johnson, Can’t Cash My Checks
    Trace Adkins, Marry For Money

  9. Ka Ching-Shania Twain
    My Name is Money – Sonia Leigh
    If You’ve Got the Money- Lefty Frizzell
    Life of a Dollar- Rebecca Lynn Howard
    Marry for Money- Trace Adkins

  10. 1. Roger Miller: King of the Road
    2. Dolly Parton: Coat of Many Colors
    3. Karen Jonas: Money
    4. Ronnie Dunn: Cost of Livin’
    5. Jerry Reed: She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft)

  11. 1. Coat of Many Colors – Dolly Parton
    2. The Gambler – Kenny Rogers
    3. Ain’t No Money – Rosanne Cash
    4. Society’s Got Us – Donna Fargo
    5. All the Gold in California – Gatlin Brothers

  12. 1. Granger Smith – “If Money Didn’t Matter”
    2. Ronnie Dunn – “Cost of Livin’”
    3. The Wilkinsons – “26 cents”
    4. Jessie J – “Price Tag”
    5. Shania Twain, “Ka-Ching!”

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