Labor Day with Archie Green

   
 

September 2nd, 1998 ~ Workers of the world unite as we celebrate Labor Day with thoughts from shoeshiners young and old. Sha-na na-na, sha-na na-na na...

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  • Open Bed: Heigh-Ho From Snow White
    The Music of Disney - A Legacy in Song, Walt Disney Records
  • Get a Job The Silhouettes
    A Child's Celebration of Rock & Roll, Music for Little People
  • Don't Try to Keep up With the Joneses Dizzy Gillespie
    Jambo Caribe, Verve
  • Big Boss Man Jimmy Reed
    Jimmy Reed - 18 Greatest Hits, Motown
  • Funky Boss Beastie Boys
    Check Your Head, Capitol
  • Detroit City Bobby Bare
    The Essential Bobby Bare, RCA
  • It's A Living The Delevantes
    Long About That Time, Rounder
  • Instrumental: A Hard Day's Night Bar-Kays
    The Complete Stax/Volt Singles 1959-1968, Stax/Atlantic
  • SEGMENT: Shoeshiner
  • Chattanooga Shoeshine Boy Red Foley
    Only Country 1950-1954, JCI
  • Work, Work, Work Lee Dorsey
    Wheelin' and Dealin', Arista
  • When Will We Be Paid Staples Singers
    The Complete Stax/Volt Soul Singles 1968-1971, Stax
  • Instrumental: Red Wing Joe Stephenson
    Moonlight on the Colorado, Adobe
  • INTERVIEW: Archie Green
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  • Cable Car Operator Dale Mead
    Work's Many Voices - Vol.2, Arhoolie
  • Dark As A Dungeon Merle Travis
    Folk Songs of the Hills, Capitol
  • Solidarity Forever Pete Seeger & the Almanac Singers
    Talking Union, Folkways
  • Workin' Man Blues Merle Haggard
    Greatest Hits Volume 1, Curb
  • Cumberland Blues Grateful Dead
    Workingman's Dead, Warner Brothers
  • Work Song Nina Simone
    Nina Simone Anthology - The Colpix Years, Rhino
  • Give Me Back My Job Carl Perkins
    The Oxford American Southern sampler,
  • SEGMENT: Shoeshiner
  • Hard Working Man Blues Jay McShann & his Jazz Men
    Kansas City Blues 1944-1949, Capitol
 
  • Sing As We Go medley Percival Mackey & his Band
    Music While You Work, Empress
  • Joe Hill Paul Robeson
    Don't Mourn - Organize! Songs of Labor Songwriter Joe Hill, Smithsonian Folkways
  • Mr. President Have Pity on the Working Man Randy Newman
    Good Old Boys, Reprise
  • Busted Ray Charles
    Ingredients in a Recipe For Soul/Have A Smile With Me, Rhino
  • Beautician Blues Roy Brown
    Blues Deluxe, Charley
  • Business Woman Camille Howard
    Works Many Voices Vol. 1, Arhoolie
  • Instrumental: Shoe Shiner's Drag Jelly Roll Morton
    Chicago: The Red Hot Peppers, Smithsonian Collection
  • SEGMENT: Shoeshiner
  • Shoe-Shine Boy Count Basie
    Count Basie and the Kansas City 7, Impulse
  • Sixteen Tons Tennessee Ernie Ford
    Only Country 1955-1959, JCI
  • Hey Boss Man Jay Stutes
    Works Many Voices Vol. 1, Arhoolie
  • Mr. Charlie Pt. 2 Lightnin' Hopkins
    Lightnin' Hopkins: Morning Blues - Charly Blues Masterworks Vol. 8, Charly
  • Maggie's Farm Bob Dylan
    Bringing it All Back Home, Columbia
  • Instrumental: Ouachita Run Alvin Youngblood Hart
    Territory, Hannibal
  • Pastures of Plenty Woody Guthrie
    This Land is Your Land - The Asch Recordings Vol. 1, Smithsonian Folkways
  • Mojado Sin Licencia Flaco Jimenez
    Mojado Sin Licencia, Arhoolie
  • SEGMENT: Shoeshiner
  • Lazy Bones Leon Redbone
    No Regrets, Sugar Hill
  • Nice Work if You Can Get It Billie Holiday
    The Billie Holiday Story Vol. 3, Columbia
  • Early to Bed Morphine
    Like Swimming, Dreamworks/Ryko
  • End Bed: Work Song Duke Ellington
    Black, Brown & Beige, Music Masters