Episode #019 | Original Air Date: March 4, 2020
Theme: Working Man


working man – merle haggard
Harlan man – Steve Earle
Take This Job and Shove It – Johnny Paycheck
16 Tons – Tennessee Ernie Ford

1st Break
Lord Have Mercy on This Working Man – Travis Tritt
Me and Paul – Willie Nelson
Union Burying Ground – Woody Guthrie
Dollar a Day – Ryan Bingham

2nd Break

their tearing the labor camps down – merle haggard
highway man – The highway men (willie nelson, Kris kristofferson, Waylon jennings, johnny cash)
dark as a dungeon – merle Travis
6 days on the road – Dave Dudley

3rd Break

Reading, writing, route 23 – Dwight Yoakum
hard times in the land of plenty – Omar & the howlers
hard-working man – Marty Stuart
we can’t make it here – James McMurtry

4th Break

Big Balls in Cowtown – Waylon Jennings Live!
if we make it through December – merle haggard
Coal miner’s daughter – Loretta Lynn
Highway Patrol – Junior Brown

5th Break

Wichita Lineman – Glen Campbell
Coal – Tyler Childers
Hey Porter – Johnny Cash
Brakemen’s Blues – Jimmie Rogers
6th Break

Grandpa was a carpenter – John Prine
Working on the Highway – Bruce Springsteen
I’m Working on a Building – Bill Monroe
if I had a Hammer – Johnny Cash

7th Break

Union Maid – Woody Guthrie
Tear the Fascist Down – Woody Guthrie
Pastures of Plenty – woody Guthrie
This Land is Your Land – Woody Guthrie


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