The Ultimate Labor Day Playlist for Industrial Workers

Aug. 30, 2018
The top songs to listen to preparing for your Labor day BBQ or finishing that last home project.

The oxymoronic Labor Day time honors workers by making them take off, though for many of us, it's not a time to put our feet up. These fleeting moments, many a procrastinator will tell you, is best served frantically squeezing in the last bits of summer. Maybe you'll take a long drive with the family, or isolate yourself with your tools and finally complete that backyard deck. Whatever it is, you'll need a soundtrack to keep you motivated, one specifically selected with industrial workers in mind. This definitive playlist might not help you relax, but it will get you in the mood to work.

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About the Author

John Hitch | Editor, Fleet Maintenance

John Hitch, based out of Cleveland, Ohio, is the editor of Fleet Maintenance, a B2B magazine that addresses the service needs for all commercial vehicle makes and models (Classes 1-8), ranging from shop management strategies to the latest tools to enhance uptime.

He previously wrote about equipment and fleet operations and management for FleetOwner, and prior to that, manufacturing and advanced technology for IndustryWeek and New Equipment Digest. He is an award-winning journalist and former sonar technician aboard a nuclear-powered submarine where he served honorably aboard the fast-attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN-723).