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LedgerLink's Top 15 Songs About Money

Steve Berman, LedgerLink

It may be considered the root of all evil, but money is also the inspiration for some of the best pop songs since rock music started making parents nervous decades ago.

Even though they call themselves “artists,” it shouldn’t be all that surprising that money has inspired musicians to the extent it has. The music industry is one of the toughest businesses around, with record labels, managers and even groupies grabbing for a piece of the artist’s financial pie — and that’s not even considering infighting between band mates on how to divide the money that’s left over.

But that’s of no concern for those of us who aren’t in the music biz; we just want to be able to listen to good music. So on that note, here are the top 15 songs about money (we chose the number 15 in recognition of April 15, the most important money day of the year for many of us).

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