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20 Songs About Construction

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20 Songs About Construction


From kid songs like  “I’ve Been Working on the Railroad” all the way to rock anthems like Starship’s “We Built This City,” construction has been referenced in music for decades.

We’ve been inspired to drum up 20 songs that, in one way or another, are about construction. From bluegrass groups to jam bands, country to alternative rock, we’ve got you covered. And, when you’re ready to get back to business, Viewpoint is your go-to solution for integrated construction software.

So, turn it up to 11 and let’s rock out.

Working on the Highway
Bruce Springsteen

If I Had a Hammer
Pete Seeger

Hard Hat and a Hammer
Alan Jackson

I’m Working on a Building
Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys

Working Man Blues
Merle Haggard

The House That Jack Built
Aretha Franklin

If I Were A Carpenter
Tim Hardin

Samson & Delilah
Grateful Dead

Building Bridges
Brooks & Dunn

Wrecking Ball
Miley Cyrus

Build Me Up Buttercup
The Foundations

Brick By Brick
Arctic Monkeys

We Built This City

Grandpa was a Carpenter
John Prine

Hammer and a Nail
Indigo Girls

Our House

Highway (Under Construction)”

Early in the Morning
The Gap Band

The Housemartins

Screaming at a Wall
Minor Threat

Can you think of any additional songs about construction to add to our list? Let us know on the Viewpoint Facebook page!