Another one of those tunes that sprang into my mind unbidden upon awakening: the Fabulous Poodles performing “Chicago Boxcar” in 1978. Yes, a song about hair. Shame I can’t find a video or live performance of “Work Shy,” the Poodles’ tune about waking up yawning every morning.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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