Work (II) - August 31, 2017

Our second annual episode about WORK as we head into the Labor Day weekend. There is talk of work, and songs about work. It all makes sense when you listen.

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  • 1:02pm Workingman’s Hands by Fountains of Wayne on Sky Full of Holes (Yep Rock)
  • 1:10pm We Drink On the Job by Earlimart on Everyone Down Here (Palm Pictures Ltd.)
  • 1:12pm Everybody Works by Jay Som on Everybody Works (Polyvinyl Records)
  • 1:21pm Summer Job by Art Brut on Art Brut vs. Satan (Downtown Records – Catalog)
  • 1:24pm Working for Vacation by Cibo Matto on Pom Pom: The Essential Cibo Matto (Remastered) (Rhino/Warner Bros.)
  • 1:27pm Working in a Coal Mine by Devo on Greatest Hits (Warner Bros.)
  • 1:29pm Wichita Lineman by The Meters on Struttin’ (Rhino)
  • 1:36pm Sixteen Tons by Stevie Wonder on Down to Earth (Tamla)
  • 1:38pm I’ve Been Working by Van Morrison on His Band and the Street Choir (Warner Bros)
  • 1:42pm Working Man by Otis Rush on Mourning In the Morning (Atlantic)
  • 1:44pm Finest Worksong by R.E.M. on Eponymous (Capitol Records)
  • 1:51pm Don’t Talk to Me About Work by Lou Reed on Legendary Hearts (Columbia)
  • 1:53pm The Job That Ate My Brain by Ramones on Mondo Bizarro (Parlophone UK)
  • 1:55pm Mr. President (Have Pity On the Working Man) by Randy Newman on Good Old Boys (Reprise Records)
  • 1:59pm Give Me a Nail by Billy Bragg & Wilco on Mermaid Avenue Vol. III (Elektra)
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