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    ALABAMA

    40 Hour Week 1985 ©

    Forty Hour Week (For A Livin')

    There are people in this country
    Who work hard every day
    Not for fame or fortune do they strive
    But the fruits of their labor
    Are worth more than their pay
    And it's time a few of them were recognized.

    Hello Detroit auto workers,
    Let me thank you for your time
    You work a forty hour week for a livin',
    Just to send it on down the line
    Hello Pittsburgh steel mill workers,
    Let me thank you for your time
    You work a forty hour week for a livin',
    Just to send it on down the line.

    This is for the one who swings the hammer,
    Driving home the nail
    Or the one behind the counter,
    Ringing up the sale
    Or the one who fights the fires,
    The one who brings the mail
    For everyone who works behind the scenes.

    You can see them every morning
    In the factories and the fields
    In the city streets and the quiet country towns
    Working together like spokes inside a wheel
    They keep this country turning around.

    Hello Kansas wheat field farmer,
    Let me thank you for your time
    You work a forty hour week for a livin',
    Just to send it on down the line
    Hello West Virginia coal miner,
    Let me thank you for your time
    You work a forty hour week for a livin',
    Just to send it on down the line.

    This is for the one who drives the big rig,
    Up and down the road
    Or the one out in the warehouse,
    Bringing in the load
    Or the waitress, the mechanic,
    The policeman on patrol
    For everyone who works behind the scenes.

    With a spirit you can't replace with no machine
    Hello America, let me thank you for your time...

    1985 ©




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