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Spinitron - KDHX: Uncontrollable Urge Wed May 2nd 2012

Uncontrollable Urge (Music)

Wed May 2nd 2012 10.00am–12.00pm

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links

Time zone: central


Woody Guthrie “Ludlow Massacre” from My Dusty Road (Rounder www.rounder.com 2009) —1944. Happy Mayday + 1 today. Playing the songs of International Workers Day today.Buy it!


The May Day Orchestra “The Trial” from May Day, or Songs For Lucy Parsons (Folk Opera 2009L —Got to see their annual performance last night. This is the story of the Haymarket Tragedy and conviction of the martyrs.Buy it!


Billy Tipton Memorial Saxophone Quartet “Disgruntled Postal Worker” from Billy Tipton Memorial Saxophone Quartet: Box (New World Records 1996) —Today's music bed.Buy it!


Blind Boy Fuller “Working Man Blues” from The Remaining Titles 1935-1940 (Best Of Blues 1995) —I hate to hear that Cadillac whistle blow "boo hoo".Buy it!


Merle Haggard “Workin' Man Blues” from Down Every Road 3 (CAPITOL NASHVILLE)Buy it!


Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard “Working Girl Blues” from Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard (Rounder www.rounder.com 1998)Buy it!


Sloan “The Life of a Working Girl” from Pretty Together (Murder 2001)Buy it!


The Clash “Career Opportunitities” from Sandinista! SINGLE (Epic) —Sung by somebody's kid. I guess all songs are.Buy it!


Gruff Rhys “Follow The Sunflower Trail (Theme Tune For a National Strike)” from Hotel Shampoo (Wichita 2011)Buy it!


Utah Phillips “The Boss” from We Have Fed You All A Thousand Years (Philo 1983)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!


Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock “The Bum Song” from Hallelujah, I'm a Bum! (Rounder www.rounder.com 1990) —1928.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!


Junior Brown “Ain't Gonna Work Today” from Mixed Bag (Curb 2001)Buy it!


Oscar Brown, Jr. “Work Song” from Sin & Soul . . . And Then Some (Columbia Legacy 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!


Chumbawamba “Idris Strike Song” from English Rebel Songs 1381-1914 (Mute Records 2003) —They did this record in the late 80s and re-recorded it as they got better at Accapella in 2003.Buy it!


Billy Bragg “The Marching Song of the Covert Battalions” from The Internationale (Elektra 2006)Buy it!


Billy Bragg “Which Side Are You On?” from Life's A Riot Etc (With Between The Wars EP) (CD 1985R Buy it!


The Union Electric “Sentence” from The Union Electric 45 (self 2009L —"Learn to use explosive's & set yourself free" Covering their co-project's The May Day Orchestra song about Haymarket.Buy it!


Poison Girls “Dirty Work” from Statement: The Complete Recordings (Cooking Vinyl 1995) —1981. Originally on Crass Records.Buy it!


Crass “Where Next Columbus?” from Penis Envy [Crassical Collection] (Crass 2010)Buy it!


King Missile “Take Stuff from Work” from Mystical Shit / Fluting On the Hump (Shimmy Disc 1990)Buy it!


Merle Travis “16 Tons” from Merle Travis Hot Pickin' (Proper 2003) —1946. Curt played a bunch of versions yesterday. This is the author doing it.Buy it!


Big Boys “Work” from The Fat Elvis (Touch And Go 1993) —1984.Buy it!


Ramones “It's Not My Place (In the 9 to 5 World)” from Pleasant Dreams (sire 1981)Buy it!


D.O.A. “General Strike” from Let’s Wreck the Party (Alternative Tentacles 1985)Buy it!


The (International) Noise Conspiracy “Capitalism Stole My Virginity” from A New Morning, Changing Weather (Epitaph / Burning Heart 2001)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!


Devo “Working In The Coal Mine” from Pioneer's Who Got Scalped: The Anthology (Warner Brothers 2000R Buy it!


Melvins “Smash The State” from Smash The State 7" (Amphetamine Reptile Records 2007) —At The Firebird on May 3, tomorrow night.Buy it!

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.