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Don Brewer of Grand FunkDon Brewer of Grand Funk
The drummer and one of the primary songwriters in Grand Funk talks rock stardom and Todd Rundgren.
Dave MasonDave Mason
Dave reveals the inspiration for "Feelin' Alright" and explains how the first song he ever wrote became the biggest hit for his band Traffic.
Matt SorumMatt Sorum
When he joined Guns N' Roses in 1990, Matt helped them craft an orchestral sound. His mezzo fortes and pianissimos are all over "November Rain."
Martyn Ware of Heaven 17Martyn Ware of Heaven 17
Martyn talks about producing Tina Turner, some Heaven 17 hits, and his work with the British Electric Foundation.
Songs with Occupations in the Title
A Little Priest - Cast of Sweeney Todd
A Man Needs A Maid - Neil Young
A Pirate Looks at Forty - Jimmy Buffett
A Policeman's Lot Is Not A Happy One - Cast of The Pirates Of Penzance
American Soldier - Toby Keith
Assistant to the Regional Manager - The Devil Wears Prada
Astronaut - Professor Green
Aviator - Michael Chapman
Axman - Robbie Robertson
Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty
Ballerina - Vaughn Monroe
Bartender - Lady Antebellum
Be A Clown - Gene Kelly
Beekeeper's Daughter - The All-American Rejects
Broken Boy Soldier - The Raconteurs
Buffalo Soldier - Bob Marley & the Wailers
Butcher's Hook - Slipknot
Carnies - Rush
Cathy's Clown - The Everly Brothers
Centerfield - John Fogerty
Chasing Pirates - Norah Jones
Citizen/Soldier - 3 Doors Down
Clown - Korn
Clown - Mariah Carey
Clown - Emeli Sandé
Clowns - Goldfrapp
Cop Song - Cast of Urinetown
Cowboy - Kid Rock
Cowboy Dan - Modest Mouse
Cowboy Song - Thin Lizzy
Cowboys To Girls - The Intruders
Dear Doctor - The Rolling Stones
Dentist! - Cast of The Little Shop Of Horrors
Diplomat's Son - Vampire Weekend
Doctor Doctor - Just Jack
Doctor My Eyes - Jackson Browne
Doctor Robert - The Beatles
Doctor! Doctor! - Thompson Twins
Doorman - Clipse
Dr. Wu - Steely Dan
Driver 8 - R.E.M.
Drop the Pilot - Joan Armatrading
Edith And The Kingpin - Joni Mitchell
Edna The Barmaid - The Singing Postman
Enter The Ninja - Die Antwoord
Farmer's Daughter - Rodney Atkins
Farmer's Daughter - Babyshambles
Fortune Teller - Benny Spellman
Funky Drummer - James Brown
Gravedigger - Architects
Hanno The Navigator - Al Stewart
Hot For Teacher - Van Halen
House Carpenter - Traditional
Hurdy Gurdy Man - Donovan
I Became a Prostitute - The Twilight Sad
I Shot The Sheriff - Bob Marley & the Wailers
I Wanna Be A Producer - Cast of The Producers
Ice Cream Man - Van Halen
If I Were A Carpenter - Bobby Darin
Joker & The Thief - Wolfmother
Just A Gigolo - David Lee Roth
Largo al Factotum - Gioachino Rossini
Last Living Cowboy - Toby Keith
Lawyers In Love - Jackson Browne
Lincoln Park Pirates - Steve Goodman
Mr. Cab Driver - Lenny Kravitz
My Shepherd - The New Pornographers
Oh! Mr Porter - Marie Lloyd
Old Farmer Buck - Traditional
Paparazzi On Mopeds - The Cranberries
Paperback Writer - The Beatles
Paperboy - Bruce Hornsby
Patricia The Stripper - Chris de Burgh
Patricia The Stripper - The Wombats
Piano Man - Billy Joel
Piazza, New York Catcher - Belle & Sebastian
Pirate Jenny - Nina Simone
Pirate Jet - Gorillaz
Please Mr. Postman - The Marvelettes
Police And Thieves - Junior Murvin
Police Officer - Smiley Culture
Porn Star Dancing - My Darkest Days
Postman's Lament - The Singing Postman
Preacher's Daughter - Maggie Rose
Pretty Ballerina - The Left Banke
Private Dancer - Tina Turner
Rag And Bone - The White Stripes
Rhinestone Cowboy - Glen Campbell
Rock DJ - Robbie Williams
Rodeo Clown - John Mellencamp
Rodeo Clowns - G. Love & Special Sauce
Roller Derby Queen - Jim Croce
Russian Spies - Against Me!
Sail On Sailor - The Beach Boys
Sailor - Petula Clark
Secret Agent Man - Johnny Rivers
Send In The Clowns - Judy Collins
Shadow Captain - Crosby, Stills & Nash
Shepherd Of The Hills - Jack Hylton
Shipbuilding - Elvis Costello
Single-Handed Sailor - Dire Straits
Sky Pilot - The Animals
Soldier Of Fortune - Deep Purple
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Son of a Son of a Sailor - Jimmy Buffett
Spiral Architect - Black Sabbath
Stella The Artist - David Gray
Substitute - The Who
Taxman - The Beatles
Tears Of A Clown - Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
Tears Of A Clown - The English Beat
That Girl Is A Cowboy - Garth Brooks
The Architect - Red Light Company
The Art Teacher - Rufus Wainwright
The Barber And His Wife - Cast of Sweeney Todd
The Blower's Daughter - Damien Rice
The Bold Fisherman - Traditional
The Boxer - Simon & Garfunkel
The Dancer - Leo Sayer
The Farmer Is The Man - Traditional
The Gambler - Kenny Rogers
The Gasman Cometh - Flanders & Swann
The Last DJ - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
The Little Drummer Boy - Harry Simeone Chorale
The London Cabby - Charles Coborn
The Lumberjack Song - Monty Python
The Mariner's Revenge Song - The Decemberists
The Matador - Gretchen Peters
The Mechanic - Rascal Flatts
The Nurse - The White Stripes
The Nurse Who Loved Me - A Perfect Circle
The Painter - Deep Purple
The Pirate's Gospel - Alela Diane
The Postman And The Milk Girl - The Singing Postman
The Sailor's Hornpipe - Traditional
The Scientist - Coldplay
The Slot Tech - The Killers
The Tailor - Blitzen Trapper
The Weatherman - Sister Sledge
The Window Cleaner No. 2 - George Formby
The Wrestler - Bruce Springsteen
The Writer - Ellie Goulding
Toreador - Band of Skulls
Toy Soldiers - Martika
Waitress Song - First Aid Kit
Watching The Detectives - Elvis Costello
While Shepherds Watched their Flocks - King's College Choir of Cambridge
Witch Doctor - David Seville