This is the big weekend for the working folks. It dates from 1894 when President Grover Cleveland signed it into law. It usually signals the end of summer and ushers in the football season.We don't have any songs from the 1894 era but here are some classic country tunes especially for working women and men. Lets kick it off with this #1 hit from Alabama from 1985.

And one for the working woman from Dolly's movie

Merle Haggard had a certain connection with the working folks so it was no surprise when he recorded this classic in 1969

John Conlee was a real working man who really loved working with people as a mortician in Versailles Kentucky before he slipped into the world of DJing on a Nashville radio station.He bounced back to become a singer and give us this one

In 1992 Travis Tritt added another one

OK-one more. The 1970 song about a New York secretary who's heading home for good. Notice how the singer Billy Jo Spears gets better looking the older she gets

Oh wait--there's more.The grandaddy of working man songs

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