Video Playlist: Greatest Labor Day Work Songs
Today is the day dedicated in our nations history to recognize the persistent contributions made by the engine of our society. Thank you all economy stimulators at home and abroad. Today is your day working class. Sit back, relax, grab a cold beverage, eat a hot dog and enjoy a list of my favorite tunes dedicated to the working man and woman alike.
The Beatles (Liverpool, England) – Hard Days Night from their legendary 1965 Shea Stadium performance
The Vogues (Turtle Creek, PA) – Five O’Clock World – 1965 single
Loverboy (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) – Working for the Weekend – 1981 music video
Lee Dorsey (New Orleans, LA) – Working in the Coal Mine – 1966
Scissor Sisters (NYC)– Night Work – Live @ Brixton O2 Academy
The Ying Yang Twins (Atlanta, GA) – Whistle While you Twurk – 2000 Music Video
Huey Lewis & the News (San Francisco, CA) – Workin’ for a Livin’ – Live in 1982
Billy Joel (The Bronx) – Allentown – Tokoyo Dome in 2006
The Seven Dwarfs (Land of Magic Mirror, Disney) – Heigh Ho – Snow White
Donna Summer (Boston, MA) – She Works Hard for the Money – Live on Johnny Carson
Jimmy Eat World (Mesa, AZ) – Work – AOL Sessions, 2004
St. Vincent (Dallas, TX) – Actor Out of Work –Live on Lake Fever Sessions
I hope these help to keep distance between you and your 8:30 presentation on Tuesday morning.
Written by Brett McGrath