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Wednesday, March 02, 2005

Music to sell more sparkplugs by

Industrial Musicals Offer Odes to Tractors, Toilets:
By day, Steve Young toils as a comedy writer for David Letterman. By night, he's an archeologist, historian and sociologist of sorts. Or maybe he's just a demented, obsessed collector.

Young has the definitive collection of industrial musical recordings. They are the vinyl souvenirs produced by companies who staged musicals about the glories of road graders and air conditioners, flush toilets and plain old electric light bulbs.
Hear some here.
via [ Chumworth ]

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