"The working man's plight is boiled down to the struggle for money. Ford uses his gospel training to make this fight seem almost as fight that Jesus himself would join to defeat the forces that make him 'another day older and deeper in debt'. But because he lacks hope of escape, Ford's message here seems to subscribe to the 'take this job and shove it' school of country music as opposed to the aspirational. The snaps, though; that's the heartbeat of America there."
#180 on List-a-Beefy's top 200 #1 songs of the last 55 years.