Songs about poverty

List of the best Songs about poverty released in 2017 and earlier.

Poverty, especially in country music, is a reappearing theme. Maybe it has to do with the fact that so many artists rose from rags to riches themselves. These are our favorite songs dealing with poverty in one way or another.

The River(1980)

Bruce Springsteen

If That Were Me(2000)

Melanie C

In the Ghetto(1969)

Elvis Presley

The Boxer(1970)

Simon & Garfunkel

Another Day in Paradise(1989)

Phil Collins

Money’s Too Tight(1985)

Simply Red

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