Alan Jackson performs onstage during the 44th annual Academy Of Country Music Awards' Artist of the Decade held at the MGM Grand on April 6, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada./ Dolly Parton in "9 to 5"/ Loretta Lynn performs onstage
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25 Country Songs About Work For Your Labor Day Playlist

Songs to blare throughout your hard-earned weekend.

Country music is known for catering to working class heroes— a trope that dates back to the folk tunes at its roots— through its lyrics. Thus, the genre has given us some truly great songs about working hard. Whether you're planning for a Labor Day backyard party or just want to enjoy some tunes that celebrate your hard work, we've rounded up some of the best country songs about work, from Alan Jackson's "It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere" to Dolly Parton's "9 to 5." Songs about truck driving, food service, office work — it's all here.

Here are 25 of the best country songs for your Labor Day playlist— or any time you're glad it's finally Friday at 5 p.m.

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This story originally ran in 2018.