(Updated on 09/07/2016)







  • Comedian puts US debt crisis into rap - ARTICLE + VIDEO
    "American comedian Remy Munasifi pokes fun at the current financial impasse in the US with his 'Raise the Debt Ceiling' rap, which has become
    an internet hit."

    See the LYRICS under the video on YouTube.


  • Jessie J - Price Tag
    + LYRICS :
    "Seems like everybody's got a price...
    When the sale comes first...

    We're paying with love tonight
    It's not about the money, money, money
    We don't need your money, money, money...
    Forget about the Price Tag...
    Why is everybody so obsessed
    Money can't buy us happiness...
    Well, keep the price tag
    And take the cash back


  • Travie Mccoy - Billionaire : LYRICS + VIDEO
    "I wanna be a billionaire so fricking bad
    Buy all of the things I never had
    Uh, I wanna be on the cover of Forbes magazine
    Smiling next to Oprah and the Queen"



  • Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar
    + the LYRICS
    "It's been a long old trouble long old troublesome road
    And I'm looking for somebody come and help me carry this load...
    I had a job but the boss man let me go...
    is there someone whose dollar that I can borrow
    Who can help me take away my sorrow"



  • The Fear - sung by Lily Allen
    "I want to be rich and I want lots of money...
    And I am a weapon of massive consumption
    And it's not my fault it's how I'm programmed to function...
    I'm being taken over by the fear"

    + the VIDEO


  • If I were a rich man vs. rich girl - a lesson plan
    Travail sur deux videos (niveau A2 / B1) avec 3 fiches élèves Ó tÚlÚcharger en pdf
    (Laurence Bernard - Ac. Martinique)


  • If I Were A Rich Man sung by Topol :
    "If I were a wealthy man.
    I wouldn't have to work hard...
    I'd build a big tall house with rooms by the dozen...
    I'd fill my yard with chicks and turkeys and geese..."

    - the VIDEO with subtitles


  • Mountains O'things sung by Tracy Chapman
    "I'll be working for somebody else
    Until I'm in my grave
    I'll be dreaming of a live of ease ...
    Everyone will look at me with envy and with greed
    I'll revel in their attention..."

    - the VIDEO



  • Boys And Girls by Good Charlotte:
    "Educated, with money
    He's well dressed, not funny...
    Girls don't like boys girls like cars and money"


  • Fancy Passes by The Supremes:
    "Money isn't everything
    As anyone who's rich
    It can buy pain and misery
    Or grief "
  • For A Few Dollars More by Smokie:
    "The more she takes the harder they fall."
    "So she'll cry just a little for a few dollars more.
    She'll lie just a little like she's done it before.
    She'll take it, she'll fake it for a few dollars more..."

  • Frankenstein - Sick on the Bus:
    "Vodka pills and powder all money down the drain, I could have been somebody"
    (to throw money down the drain)
  • Here Comes The Rain by A1:
    "Nothing ventured, nothing gained
    There's no healing
    Without some kind of pain"
  • I Need Some Money by John Lee Hooker:
    "Money don't get ever'thing it's true
    But what it don't buy, daddy, I can't use
    I need money, I need money..."

  • If I Had A Million Dollars by Barenaked Ladies:
    "If I had a 1,000,000 (If I had a 1,000,000)
    I'd buy you furniture for your house ( maybe a nice chesterfield or an ottoman)
    If I had a 1,000,000 (If I had a 1,000,000)
    I'd but you a K-car ( a nice reliant automobile)
    If I had a 1,000,000, I'd buy you love"

    - the VIDEO

  • Ka-Ching by Shania Twain:
    "We've created us a credit card mess
    We spend the money that we don't possess...
    You'll live like a king
    With lots of money and things
    When you're broke go and get a loan
    Take out another mortgage on your home..."

  • Lonely Nights by Bryan Adams:
    "You know beggars can't be choosers"
  • Lonesome Loser by Little River Band:
    "Have you heard about the lonesome loser
    Beaten by the queen of hearts every time
    Have you heard about the lonesome loser
    He's a loser, but he still keeps on tryin'...
    Don't you want to be somebody"

    Listen to it! (You Tube)


  • Love Is Love by All Saints:
    "Love is love you can't buy love, is a gift not an obligation"
  • Love Of The Common People by Paul Young:
    "Living on free food tickets,
    water in the milk
    from a hole in the roof
    where the rain came through..."

  • Mean Streak by Deep Purple :
    "She drives me crazy gets inside my brain
    She spend my money down a drain"
    (to throw money down the drain)
  • Mercedes Benz by Janis Joplin - activities to print - You can listen to the song
    "Oh Lord, won t you buy me a Mercedes Benz ?"

  • Money by Pink Floyd:
    "Money, so they say
    Is the root of all evil today."

  • Money - Cabaret Soundtrack:
    "Money makes the world go around...
    A mark, a yen, a buck, or a pound...
    Is all that makes the world go around,
    That clinking clanking sound
    Can make the world go 'round."
    "We swore each other everlasting love
    She said well yeah I know but when
    We did - there was one thing we weren't
    Really thinking of and that's money"

  • Money for Nothing by Dire Straits:
    "Money for nothin' and your chicks for free"


  • Money Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd:
    "He's at a place where money doesn't grow on trees"
  • Money, Money by Liza Minnelli:
    "Money makes the world go around
    It makes the world go 'round.
    A mark, a yen, a buck or a pound...
    Is all that makes the world go around
    That clinking, clanking sound...
    Can make the world go 'round"
  • Money (That's What I Want) by The Beatles:
    "Your lovin' gives me a thrill
    But your lovin' don't pay my bills
    Now give me money (that's what I want)"

  • No pain no gain by Scorpions:
    (Proverb : 'No gain without pain')

  • 'Not for sale' by Steven Seagal
    + LYRICS:
    "You think that your transgressions
    Can be settled by money
    Send me legal letters
    But I'm not for sale"



  • One Man's Pleasure by Molly Hatchet:
    "One man's loss is another man's gain.
    One man's pleasure is another man's pain."
  • Rich Girl by Gwen Stefani:
    "If I was a Rich Girl
    See, I'd have all the money in the world, if I was a wealthy girl
    No man could test me, impress me, my cash flow would never ever end
    Cause I'd have all the money in the world, if I was a wealthy girl"

  • The Money Song by Monty Python
    "I've got ninety thousand pounds in my pajamas
    I've got forty thousand French francs in my fridge
    I've got lots of lovely lira, now the deutsche mark's getting dearer
    And my dollar bills would buy the Brooklyn Bridge..."



  • Violent & Funky by Infectious Grooves:
    "A penny saved is a penny earned, but a stolen case of beers gets you a hell of a lot drunker
    Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy wealthy and boring"

    (Proverb : 'Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy wealthy and wise')