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Songs About Making Things
July 10, 2014
Blog
Column
Writer: Peter Doran (bluepeter)

A List
 

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

Coat of Many Colors

Dolly Parton

treefrogdemon

2

Copper Kettle

Joan Baez

treefrogdemon

3

Casting My Spell on You

Marci Lee and Johnny Otis

SweetHomeAlabama

4

Good With My Hands

Clive Gregson and Christine Collister

DarceysDad

5

Monteleone

Mark Knopfler

Makinavaja

6

Diddley Bo

Seasick Steve

deanofromoz

7

Retired Grocer Constructs Tiny Mount Rushmore
Entirely Out of Cheese

Yo La Tengo

tincanman

8

Don't Stand Between a Man and His Tools

The Spooky Men's Chorale

suzi

9

A Thing Well Made

The Mutton Birds

nilpferd

10

Walt Grace's Submarine Test

John Mayer

BlackCombe

11

Good Technology

Red Guitars

vanwolf

B List
 

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

Block of Wood

Carbon Leaf

philipphilip99

2

Grandad Was a Carpenter

John Prine

DarceysDad

3

We Built This City

Starship

happyclapper

4

Boats to Build

Guy Clark

tincanman

5

Lippy Kids

Elbow

PeteD

6

Songs Out of Clay

Al Stewart

BeltwayBandit

7

Build a Little Birdhouse in Your Soul

They Might Be Giants

Alfiehisself

8

Hole in the Ground

Bernard Cribbens

gordonimmel

9

The Knitting Song

Sophie Madeleine

debbym

10

Not Now John

Pink Floyd

BeltwayBandit

 

 

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