Death & Taxes: Top Ten Songs About Money & The Dreaded Tax Man (page 7)

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4. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bruce Springsteen[/lastfm]-“Pay Me My Money Down”

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It’s easy to just think of America within the last two centuries being the only country dealing with tax problems, but people have been taxed by the big bad government since the dawn of property ownership.

Or in the case of Bruce Springsteen’s folk-rock song, when the Captain wants to take a levy for your work, saying “Pay me my money down/Pay me or go to jail/Pay me my money down.”

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