Working In The Coal Mine

by Lee Dorsey

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"Working In The Coal Mine" as recorded by Lee Dorsey

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Difficulty Level: Intermediate Genre: Classic Rock, Soul

Many black singers who figured in the early days of rock and roll began as either prizefighters (Jackie Wilson), gospel singers (Sam Cooke), or a combination of both (James Brown). Lee Dorsey was “Kid Chocolate” in the ring before returning to his hometown of New Orleans, and recording a silly song called “Ya Ya,” which hit the Top Ten (1961). In 1966, with soul music going strong, Dorsey hit the Top Ten once again with this funky tune.

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