April 30 2009
Today's Top Five Countdown works with the knowledge that May Day is upon us, so Scott and I thought we'd get into some songs that honor working men and women(or at least relate to work itself) a good list with abundant possibilities to choose from. Rush's "Working Man," John Lennon's "Working Class Hero," Dolly Parton's "9 to 5" and CCR's "Proud Mary" just name a few of those possibilities, though they did not make the cut. What did make it then?
Elvis Costello "Welcome to the Work Week"
Junior Delahaye "Working Hard for the Rent Man"
The Rolling Stones "Salt Of The Earth"
Howard Tate "8 Days On The Road"
Tennessee Ernie Ford "16 Tons"
Tune in next week when Scott and I get at another Top 5 Countdown; the best rock/rap poets. Any ideas? Let us know.