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Working in the Coal Mine
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Ya Ya
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Work, Work, Work
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Workin' In A Coal Mine
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Ride Your Pony

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Lee Dorsey

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Lee Dorsey epitomized the loose, easygoing charm of New Orleans R&B perhaps more than any other artist of the '60s. Working with legendary Crescent City producer/writer Allen Toussaint, Dorsey typically offered good-time party tunes with a playful sense of humor and a loping, funky backbeat. Even if he's remembered chiefly for the signature hit "Working in a Coalmine," it was a remarkably consistent and winning combination for the vast majority of his recording career. Dorsey w... Read more

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