Hands of a Working Man" is a song written by D. Vincent Williams and Jim Collins, and recorded by American country music artist Ty Herndon. It was released in January 1999 as the third single from his album, . The song reached number 5 on the Big Hopes Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in May 1999, and was Herndon's last Top Ten country hit. [1 ]
Content [ edit ]
The lyric paints a vivid picture of a working man who punches a time clock to pay for braces and other family necessities. He may get tired and frustrated, but he never loses sight of his priorities.
Critical reception [ edit ]
Chuck Taylor, of
magazine reviewed the song favorably saying that the Herndon "offers a solid song and a strong performance that should be widely embraced by country programmers and the working-class listeners who live this lyric." Billboard [2 ]
Music video [ edit ]
The music video was directed by Chris Rogers and premiered in early 1999.
Chart performance [ edit ]
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