Workin' Man's Ph.D.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Workin' Man's Ph.D)
Jump to: navigation, search
"Working Man's Ph.D."
Single by Aaron Tippin
from the album Call of the Wild
B-side "When Country Took the Throne"
Released June 21, 1993
Recorded 1993
Genre Country
Length 3:31
Label RCA Nashville
Writer(s) Aaron Tippin, Philip Douglas, Bobby Boyd
Producer(s) Scott Hendricks
Aaron Tippin singles chronology
"My Blue Angel"
"Working Man's Ph.D."
"The Call of the Wild"

"Working Man's Ph.D." is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Aaron Tippin. It was released in June 1993 as the lead-off single from his album Call of the Wild. It peaked at number 7 in the United States, and number 6 in Canada. It was written by Tippin, Philip Douglas, and Bobby Boyd.[1]


The song describes the life of a working man.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Jon Small.

Chart positions[edit]

"Working Man's Ph.D." debuted on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of June 26, 1993.

Chart (1993) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 6
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 7

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 90
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 44


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (August 2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 207. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2261." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. October 9, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  3. ^ "Aaron Tippin Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Aaron Tippin.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1993: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.