Songs about Money/Finance

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I have to go to a school of Friday and talk to the kids (12-14yrs) about finance and budgeting and shit like that.

I thought about starting off and trying to look cool by playing "Get Money" by Junior MAFIA or "Mo Money Mo Problems" by Notorious BIG/Puffy/MA$E, but then realised these songs may actually be too old for 'em to recognise.

Give me some classics songs about cold cash money, preferably less than 3 years old and with non-cussin' versions available.

Nik (Nik), Wednesday, 24 March 2004 18:58 (seventeen years ago) link

This is so David Brent, it's almost untrue.

@d@ml (nordicskilla), Wednesday, 24 March 2004 19:11 (seventeen years ago) link

If it has anything to do with the ARTIST'S finances (ie Fogerty's "Zantz Can't Dance" and "Rock n' Roll Contract" by Badfinger), serious fucking DUD. In fact, there are few greater duds than those types of songs...

Naive Teen Idol (Naive Teen Idol), Wednesday, 24 March 2004 19:11 (seventeen years ago) link

This is so David Brent, it's almost untrue.

Yeah, I know. But I ain't doing it for the bunse [make hand gesture, silly expression ]

Nik (Nik), Wednesday, 24 March 2004 19:14 (seventeen years ago) link

But beyond that, some of those kids have to recognize the Floyd's "Money". At 14, I would've...

Naive Teen Idol (Naive Teen Idol), Wednesday, 24 March 2004 19:15 (seventeen years ago) link

Doesn't Abba have a song about money?

The Huckle-Buck (Horace Mann), Wednesday, 24 March 2004 19:16 (seventeen years ago) link

Yes. It's called "Money Money Money"...

Naive Teen Idol (Naive Teen Idol), Wednesday, 24 March 2004 19:17 (seventeen years ago) link

Wu Tang's C.R.E.A.M (Cash Rules Everything Around Me). Classic.

paulhw (paulhw), Wednesday, 24 March 2004 23:21 (seventeen years ago) link

How bout that ODB one? Baby I got your money? It's got kelis on it and hasn't she had a bit of a hit with that milkshake song recently?

ipsofacto (ipsofacto), Wednesday, 24 March 2004 23:25 (seventeen years ago) link

How about "For The Love Of Money"?

@d@ml (nordicskilla), Wednesday, 24 March 2004 23:27 (seventeen years ago) link

Frying Lizards!

Sasha (sgh), Thursday, 25 March 2004 00:00 (seventeen years ago) link

The Fall's version of F-oldin' Money (who actually wrote it / did the original anyway?) is only about 4 years old.

I doubt if (m)any 12-14 year old's will recognise it - although of course there's absolutely no actual excuse for them not to: I had absolutely everything The Fall had ever released* when I was 14.

* i.e. specifically the two tracks on the "Short Circuit - Live At The Electric Circus" LP.

Stewart Osborne (Stewart Osborne), Thursday, 25 March 2004 09:12 (seventeen years ago) link

less than 3 years old? pah.

there's always spinal tap's "gimme some money" (or the gories version).

i assume a.r.e weapons "fuck you pay me" fails on the profanity count

the surface noise (electricsound), Thursday, 25 March 2004 09:24 (seventeen years ago) link

one year passes...
i have no idea wat the **** u guys are on but im at sckool so im not allowed to swear!!
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we are at the moment supposed to be finding a list of songs about money for a commerce assignments, and we've been typing google searches in and we found this. Thanks for nothin' you effing jerks!
ur non colourful ppl
seeyiz
Angel Of Darkness

Angel_Of_Darkness, Tuesday, 2 August 2005 04:23 (sixteen years ago) link

I"M THE TAXMAAAAAAAAAAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Voodoo Child, Tuesday, 2 August 2005 04:32 (sixteen years ago) link

paid in full!!

shine headlights on me (electricsound), Tuesday, 2 August 2005 04:41 (sixteen years ago) link

i can't believe that no-one mentioned jay-z AT ALL ... he owns this thread.

Eisbär (llamasfur), Tuesday, 2 August 2005 05:40 (sixteen years ago) link

two weeks pass...
Im running in here a bit late... but, Live - Waitress, Mindless Self Indulgence - Last Time I Tryed to Rock Your World, Sublime - Santeria, The Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love... I could go on

SwampoO, Wednesday, 17 August 2005 16:23 (sixteen years ago) link

"Money Is Not Our God" by Killing Joke
"Ten Dollar Bill" by Cop $hoot Cop
"It's Your Money I'm After, Baby" by the Wonder Stuff

Alex in NYC (vassifer), Wednesday, 17 August 2005 16:26 (sixteen years ago) link

fifteen years pass...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWDz7SAiSSU

pomenitul, Saturday, 13 February 2021 01:06 (nine months ago) link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-fD80oCvrY

pomenitul, Saturday, 13 February 2021 01:10 (nine months ago) link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXoxgp-oGLQ

pomenitul, Saturday, 13 February 2021 01:11 (nine months ago) link

nine months pass...

Gwen Guthrie got to #5 in the UK.

namaste darkness my old friend (ledge), Sunday, 21 November 2021 16:32 (one week ago) link

Parliament “Wizard of Finance” <3

J. Sam, Sunday, 21 November 2021 16:59 (one week ago) link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOlPBc252oQ

Mozzart - Money

Hans Holbein (Chinchilla Volapük), Monday, 22 November 2021 05:03 (one week ago) link

ur non colourful ppl
seeyiz
Angel Of Darkness

JoeStork, Monday, 22 November 2021 05:33 (one week ago) link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMJIs94RflY

no lime tangier, Monday, 22 November 2021 06:05 (one week ago) link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0npJ-wY9uY

eatandoph (Neue Jesse Schule), Monday, 22 November 2021 23:51 (one week ago) link


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