Labor Day Song List

The Music Desk’s Labor Day Compilation Album 2008:

[image-1]The Pretenders — “Back on the Chain Gang”

R.E.M. — “The Finest Work Song”

Wall of Voodoo — “Back in Flesh”

Johnny Paycheck — “Take This Job & Shove It”

Tennessee Ernie Ford — “16 Tons”

The Spinners — “Working My Way Back to You”

(1930s folk standard) — “I’ve Been Working on the Railroad”

James Brown — “The Boss”

The Minutemen — “This Ain’t No Picnic”

ZZ Top — “Just Got Paid”

The Go-Go’s — “Vacation”

Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper — “Where the Hell’s My Money”

The Jam — “Smithers-Jones”

Joe Hill — “There Is Power in a Union”

Rush — “Working Man”

Loverboy — “Working For The Weekend”

The Kinks — “A Well Respected Man”

Lee Dorsey — “Workin’ in a Coalmine”