Monday, April 8, 2019

#4M : Occupations, Part III



It’s Free choice week again for Monday’s Music Moves Me! Today’s post is the final portion of the Occupations theme.

If you’re looking for the #AtoZChallenge post - Check here

A few weeks ago for Song Lyric Sunday, Jim over at A Unique Title For Me gave us the theme of ‘Occupation’.  My brain went a little crazy and went all sorts of directions before I finally settled on the song that I chose for that theme.  You can see Part 1 of this theme HERE  and Part 2 HERE if you’d like to revisit.

Today I’m looking at a broader aspect of occupations - more generalization than specific jobs.  I think I’ve come up with a fun setlist for you.

  • Sheena Easton - 9 to 5 (Morning Train)
  • Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
  • BTO - Takin’ Care of Business
  • Loverboy - Working For The Weekend
  • Styx - Blue Collar Man
  • Johnny Paycheck - Take This Job And Shove It
  • Rush - Working Man
  • Huey Lewis & The News - Workin' For A Livin'
  • Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffett - It's Five O'Clock Somewhere
  • The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night

If you’re wondering why certain songs were not used, it’s probably because they were used in the Song Lyric Sunday posts. I did my best to not duplicate the songs.




And that is the final installment for Occupations.  What did you think?  Do you enjoy the multi-part themes? What would you like to see in my next available Free Choice week?


Today’s post is part of the Monday’s Music Moves Me blog hop, hosted by X-Mas Dolly, and co-hosted by JAmerican Spice, Stacy Uncorked, Curious as a Cathy. , and Ramblin with AM. Be sure to stop by the hosts and visit the other participants.  If you have a MUSIC* post, feel free to join in the fun! *sorry non-music posts are not permitted in this bloghop.








8 comments:

  1. Nice playlist. My favs are Styx, the Beatles and Jimmy Buffett.

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  2. Very nice playlist. Sheena could really bring it back in the day. Thanks for the dance.

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  3. Great collection here! I like them all, actually. Now I should go back and find the other two "occupations" playlists.

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  4. Mary,

    You did a furtastic job in your three part 'Occupatients' mewsic theme. I always liked Sheena Easton's voice. I'm gonna listen to your selections while I play catch up with the A2Zers. Thanks for sharing the dance floor with the 4M crew. Have a boogietastic week, my friend!

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  5. Oh my gosh, so sorry I didn't know you play the A2Z challenge... I'll have to pop in woo hoo... Now, Sheena Easton, I use to love this song (well, still think it's cute) and it was mine & my boyfriend's tune many moons ago.. shhhhhhhh I was dating a detective back in the day! He was fun he liked to dance too. One of few I dated. I use to blast this tune in my apartment when he was coming over and I was cleaning. The kids loved him cuz he played with them a lot. It just never worked out between us cuz of his job & my job. I worked downtown as a paralegal back in the day & his shift and mine just didn't combine often enough I guess. Have a great day I'll see ya at A2Z my friend. Mine is right after the day's Post. Sometimes I combine them... now guess what my topic is? hahahahaha hmmmm what's yours? Have a great day... taking my walk now too! It's 74 can you believe it??? WOW Charlie is even coming!!! He'll love that!

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  6. I enjoyed the occupations theme - so many, and almost all of them were songs I was familiar with. Not to say I don't like finding new music, but there is also the joy of rediscovering songs I hadn't thought about in years. I know you'll find something good for next time.

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  7. I love Sheena Easton. I have heard of "9 to 5" a lot. But my faovirte Sheena Easton song is "Modern Girl". (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gC-R--xckiY) I was introduced to this song when I listened to the Sonia's cover (both in Japanese and English; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjcGzRmqvbI)

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  8. Your 'working' song choices are stellar! Almost all of them are big time favorites of mine! :) Thanks so much for the dance - hope you're having a great weekend! :)

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