Uncontrollable Urge (Music)
With bobEE Sweet
Wed May 2nd 2012 10.00am–12.00pm
Time zone: central
The May Day Orchestra “The Trial” from May Day, or Songs For Lucy Parsons (Folk Opera 2009) L —Got to see their annual performance last night. This is the story of the Haymarket Tragedy and conviction of the martyrs.Buy it!
Utah Phillips “Hallelujah, I'm a Bum!” from We Have Fed You All A Thousand Years (Philo 1983) —Song by Harry McClintok aka Haywire Mac. Wobbly Train Rider who also wrote Big Rock Candy Mountain.Buy it!
Danny Johnson & The Rhythm Makers “Tired of Working for the Other Man” from Lost Souls, Vol. 3 (Arkansas Garage Psychedelic Rock 1963-1971) (Psych of the South 2011) —1970.Buy it!
Oscar Brown, Jr. “Work Song” from Sin & Soul . . . And Then Some (Columbia 1996) —1960. One of the best. He wrote this one with Nat Adderley. Also done by the likes of Nina Simone & Tennessee Ernie Ford.Buy it!
The Cravats “Working Down Underground” from The Land of the Giants: The Best Of Jazz-Punk Colossals (Overground Records 2006) —Their take on Working in A Coal Mine.Buy it!