Finest Worksongs: 11 Tracks For New Grads
This weekend will mark the end of thousands of college careers. Today's job news might have been mildly encouraging, but a 9.9% unemployment rate still means a tough road ahead for many entering the workforce. So we dedicate our May 7, 2010, episode of The Signs of Life Radio Show to all the new college grads out there. Here are 10 of the "Finest Worksongs."
They Might Be Giants - "Minimum Wage"
R.E.M. - "Finest Worksong"
Elbow - "Not a Job"
Belle & Sebastian - "It Could Have Been a Brilliant Career"
Talking Heads - "Found a Job"
Ben Folds - "Fired"
The Decemberists - "Eli, The Barrow Boy"
Vigilantes of Love - "Maggie's Farm" (Bob Dylan cover)
My Morning Jacket - "Librarian"
Bruce Springsteen - "Highway Patrolman"