mine Chilean Mining Rescue PlaylistWhile you’re watching the incredible rescue of the Chilean miners, crank up the following deep cuts:

“Coal Miner’s Daughter” by [lastfm]Loretta Lynn[/lastfm].

“New York Mining Disaster 1941” by the [lastfm]Bee Gees[/lastfm].

“16 Tons” by [lastfm]Tennessee Ernie Ford[/lastfm].

“Big Bad John” by [lastfm]Jimmy Dean[/lastfm].

“Going Underground” by [lastfm]The Jam[/lastfm] and, for extra credit,

“Ground On Down” by [lastfm]Ben Harper[/lastfm].

Can you dig it?

Do you have any additions to the list?

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Comments (24)
  1. bob bice says:

    cold cold ground, tom waits

  2. Larry Carta says:

    Burning Sensations “Belly of the Whale”


  3. Christian Legan says:

    Anything by Nick Cave. Too obvious?

  4. Eric Keeley says:

    A couple more:
    It’s So Hard – John Lennon
    Working In a Coal Mine – Lee Dorsey (yes, kids, the song existed before Devo).
    Belly of the Whale – Burning Sensations
    Coal Tattoo – Kingston Trio
    Dark as the Dungeon – Johnnie Cash

  5. R. Gonzales says:

    Canary in a Coal Mine, The Police

  6. Patti says:

    Working in a Coal Mine, devo

  7. Doug says:

    Come on, how has XRT not listed this yet??

    Blue Sky Mine – Midnight Oil
    “If the Blue Sky Mining Company won’t come to my rescue?”

  8. Kitty says:

    Timothy by the Buoys

  9. tim windhorst says:

    “Higher Ground”by Stevie Wonder

  10. Charley says:

    Red Hill Mining Town, U2.

  11. Charley says:

    Red Hill Mining Town, U2

  12. Steve Andricks says:

    Down in the Dungeon – Wall of Voodoo…

  13. Meiya says:

    “Part Time Lovers” by Stevie Wonder
    “Secret Lovers” by Atlantic Starr
    (due to the mistress drama that’s unfolded)

  14. Meiya says:

    “Down in a Hole” by Alice in Chains

    1. DPAM says:

      “Coal Train Robberies” by Elvis Costello

  15. Brian Q. says:

    The Rising, Springsteen

  16. Dave Ogorzaly says:

    “Shaft” can you dig it?

  17. Joe Keeley says:

    2,000 Miles – The Pretenders

  18. Phil says:

    “Deep in the motherlode” – Genesis

  19. teri says:

    Cowboy Junkies — Mining for Gold (from Trinity Sessions)

  20. S says:

    Down in It – Nine Inch Nails

  21. kd says:

    Going Down by the Stone Roses

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