As you enjoy the long weekend, ponder the words of Lee Camp:

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Cowboy Junkies – Mining for Gold from The Trinity Session (1988)

[montage with “Big Racket” from Grizzly Man OST]

Pink Floyd – Money from Dark Side of the Moon (1973)

Johnny Warman – American Machines from Walking Into Mirrors (1981)

Southern Culture On The Skids – Ditch Diggin’ from Ditch Diggin’ (1994)

Jay Z vs. Isaac Hayes – Truck Turner (Can’t Knock the Hustle) mashed up by Bart Blackstone & DJ Atari (2004)

MIA – Paper Planes (DFA remix) from Homeland Security Remixes EP (2008)

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Raymond Scott Quintette – Powerhouse (1937 single)

Jethro Tull – Part Of The Machine (edit) original version on 20 Years of Jethro Tull (1988, out of print)

Devo – Working In The Coal Mine from Heavy Metal OST (1981)

Johnny Clegg – Ufomeni Uyangithanda (The Foreman Likes Me) from Carnival: Rainforest Foundation Concert (1997, out of print)

The Isley Brothers – Work To Do from Brother, Brother, Brother (1972)

Billy Bragg – There Is Power In A Union from Talking With the Taxman About Poetry (1986)

Geoffrey Oryema – Hard Labour from Beat the Border (1993)

Steeleye Span – The Blackleg Miner from Hark! The Village Wait (1970)

Kilby Snow – Greenback Dollar from Country Songs and Tunes With Autoharp (1969)

The Pogues – Navigator from Rum Sodomy & the Lash (1985)

Shaking Family – Union Man from Rubaiyat: Elektra’s 40th Anniversary (1990, out of print)

Stewart Copeland – Tulsa Tango from Rumble Fish OST (1983)

Tom Waits – Heigh Ho (The Dwarfs’ Marching Song) from Stay Awake: Various Interpretations of Music from Vintage Disney Films (1989, out of print)

Sam Bush – Mr. President (Have Pity On The Working Man) from Sail Away: The Songs of Randy Newman (2006)

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