Labor of Love

YouTube Tuesday for May 12, 2009 - Songs about Working

The digging is just about complete in MC’s hole. As a tribute to all the folks that helped shovel the dirt and rocks, this YouTube Tuesday is for you. Check out a few tunes with a working theme by the likes of Devo, The Clash, Black Flag, The Animals and more after the turn. EPM “Lord, I am so tired.”

Working in a Coal Mine – Devo

We Gotta Get Out of This Place – The Animals

Clocked In – Black Flag

Clampdown – The Clash

16 Tons – Tennessee Ernie Ford

Career Opportunities – The Clash

Goddamn Job- The Replacements

Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran

Making Plans for Nigel – XTC

Take This Job Shove It – Johnny Paycheck

2 Responses to “Labor of Love”

  • “dig a hole/fill it up/and join the rank…..and…..file!”

  • Could have dug out the floyd:

    “When at last the work is done
    Don’t sit down its time to dig another one”

    Great selections though. The Tenn ernie is classic!

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