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September 4, 2010

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Working (orig.cast): All the Live Long Day (I Hear America Singing by Walt Whitman) (Stephen Schwartz) Fynsworth Alley 302062114-2
  3. Tim O'Brien: Workin' Chicken & Egg Howdy Skies 1005
  4. Grasstowne: Hard Workin' Man (Wayne Winkle) The Other Side of Towne Pinecastle 1170
  5. Woody Guthrie: Talking Hard Work Folkways The Original Vision: Songs of Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly Smithsonian Folkways 40000
  6. Tom Paxton: I'm the Man That Built the Bridges Ain't That News Elektra import 8122 73565-2
  7. James Gordon - Noni Crete: We Work Away (Jas.Gordon) Hardscrabble Road Pipe Street 27
  8. Billy Bragg: O Freedom Mr. Love & Justice Anti 86712-2
  9. Odetta: Oh Freedom / Come and Go With Me / I'm on My Way (trad) The Tradition Masters Tradition 1065
  10. Bob Dylan: Chimes of Freedom No Direction Home Columbia Legacy C2K 93937
  11. Matt McGinn: Get Up, Get Out The Best of Matt McGinn, Volume 2 Greentrax 253
  12. Sandy Paton: I Never Go to Work (trad) The Many Sides of Sandy Paton Elektra 148
  13. A Damsel in Distress (orig.soundtrk-Fred Astaire): Nice Work If You Can Get It (G&I Gershwin) George & Ira Gershwin in Hollywood Rhino 72732
  14. Billy Bragg & Wilco: Joe DiMaggio Done It Again (B.Bragg/Woody Guthrie) Mermaid Avenue Vol. II Elektra 62522-2
  15. John McCutcheon: Doing My Job Sermon on the Mound Appasongs 2008
  16. Matt Watroba: They Used to Play Baseball Here Shine Right Through the Dark Yellow Room 013
  17. Neptune's Car: Lighthouse Keeper (Holly Hanson-Steve Hayes) Strawberry Moon self 84501 28508
  18. Melissa Javors: You're Like a Lighthouse Crazy Wisdom Chrome 4205
  19. Antje Duvekot: Lighthouse The Near Demise of the High Wire Dancer Black Wolf BW008
  20. Anais Mitchell: Of a Friday Night The Brightness Righteous Babe 053D
  21. Finest Kind: He Comes Like the Rain (Like Wind He Goes) (Bruce Utah Phillips) For Honour & For Gain Fallen Angle 09
  22. Jill O'Hara: Old Man (Randy Newman) Alone Together self no#
  23. Jim McGrath: Before They Close the Minstrel Show (Bob Coltman) Last of the Romantics Wepecket Island Records 011
  24. Andy Cohen: Railroad Blues (Sam McGee, adapt. A.Cohen) Built Right on the Ground Earwig 4949
  25. Bill Monroe & The Bluegrass Boys (Peter Rowan, guitar): Kansas City Railroad Blues (trad) Live Recordings 1956-1969 Smithsonian Folkways 40063
  26. Jimmie Rodgers: The Brakeman's Blues First Sessions 1927-1928 Rounder 1056
  27. Liam Clancy & Tommy Makem: Finnegan's Wake (Joyce-trad-Clancy-Makem) (Stages Music Hall - November 21, 1979) WFMT Recording
  28. Gerard Hoffnung: Then I Became a Bricklayer A Last Encore BBC Radio 780563-536758
  29. Mike Cross: Michael the Mason Irregular Guy Sugar Hill 1009
  30. Billy Bragg: M For Me Mr. Love & Justice Anti 86712-2
  31. Dar Williams: Family Mortal City Razor & Tie 2821-2
  32. Peter Mulvey: You and Me and the Ten Thousand Things The Knuckleball Suite Signature Sounds SIG1297
  33. Tom Juravich: Millworker (James Taylor) Altar of the Bottom Line Finnegan 002
  34. Si Kahn: Aragon Mill In My Heart Philo 1169
  35. Maddy Prior: Honest Work (Todd Rundgren) Flesh & Blood Park 38
  36. Jonathan Edwards: Everybody Works in China (Henry Gross) (Folkstage - May 15, 2010) WFMT Recording
  37. Billy Bragg: Farm Boy Mr. Love & Justice Anti 86712-2
  38. Finest Kind: The Riley Boys (Carol Denney) For Honour & For Gain Fallen Angle 09
  39. Garnet Rogers: Our Boy (Folkstage - January 30, 2010) WFMT Recording
  40. Suzzy & Maggie Roche: For Those Whose Work Is Invisible (S.Roche/Mary Gordon) Why the Long Face Red House RHRCD 179
  41. Michael Johnson: It's My Job (Mac McAnally) Live at the Bluebird Café American Originals 4001-2
  42. Jim Photoglo: A Job Well Done (J.Photoglo-Jon Vezner) Fly Straight Home Grifftone 76481 10202
  43. Kitty Donohoe: Do What You Love This Road Tonight Roheen 005
  44. Working (orig.cast): Something to Point To (Craig Carnelia) Fynsworth Alley 302062114-2
  45. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

Performer is composer unless otherwise noted. Song is album title unless otherwise noted. Album titles are in italics, composers in parens ( ).

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