Lost Music Saloon presents:

Welcome to the 2018 Labor Day Special here in the Lost Music Saloon. To a lot of folks the Labor Day weekend is a good reason to squeeze out a few last days of summer at the beach, or at a BBQ, or shopping the sales. But Labor Day started out as a holiday to recognize both the laboring class in America, and the struggles of organized labor on behalf of working men and women. Today’s Saloon selects songs that lean heavily in that direction.

I’ll also be giving away tickets to see the SOLD OUT Trampled by Turtles concert in Charlottesville this coming weekend, as well as taking an advance peek at the Drive-By Truckers who’ll be performing right here in Richmond on Brown’s Island this coming Saturday.

Lost Music Saloon: PLAYLIST: Sept. 3, 2018: 5-7:00 p.m.: Labor Day Special

Tennessee Ernie Ford: Sixteen Tons
James McMurtry: We Can’t Make It Here
John O’Connor: The Pressroom: We Ain’t Gonna Give It Back
The Almanac Singers: Talking Union
John Conlee: Working Man

The Vogues: Five O’Clock World
Terri Hendrix: Monopoly
Jared Deck: The American Dream
The New Harmony Sisterhood Band: Union Maids
Steve Earle: Copperhead Road

Live in Richmond This Coming Weekend:
Drive-By Truckers @ Brown’s Island on Saturday, Sept 8:
– Drive-By Truckers: Gravity’s Gone: A Blessing and a Curse
Live in Charlottesville This Coming Weekend:
Trampled By Turtles @ The Jefferson on Sunday, Sept 9th:
– Trampled By Turtles: Right Back Where We Started: Life Is Good On the Open Road

Johnny Paycheck: Take This Job and Shove It
Rodney Crowell: The Obscenity Prayer (Give It To Me)
John O’Connor: Ballad of Labor Law: We Ain’t Gonna Give It Back
Joe Glazer: Automation
The Bottle Rockets: Welfare Music

Adam Carroll: AFL-CIO
Ed Pettersen: Gather the Family ‘Round
Lee Dorsey: Working in the Coal Mine
Hardworking Americans: Blackland Farmer
Kenny Winfree: I’m a Union Card
Zoe Muth & the Lost High Rollers: Tired Worker’s Song

Live in Charlottesville This Coming Weekend [SOLD OUT!! But We Have Two Tickets!!]:
Trampled By Turtles @ The Jefferson on Sunday, Sept 9 @ 7:00/8:00 p.m.:
– Trampled By Turtles: Midnight On the Interstate: Stars and Satellites
– – With “Kick & Banjo”
Live in Richmond @ Brown’s Island on Saturday, Sept 8th, 1-10 p.m.:
– Futurebirds: There Is No Place For This To Go: Hampton’s Lullaby
– *Drive-By Truckers: Filthy and Fried: American Band

David Rovics: Minimum Wage Strike
Stan Swiniarski: They Called Me an American
Jim Croce: Workin’ at the Car Wash Blues
Bob Dylan: Workingman’s Blues
Anne Feener: We Just Come to Work Here

Garry, DJ
Lost Music Saloon
WRIR 97.3 FM
Richmond, Virginia
www.wrir.org
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