Give a Man a Job – 1933

Can you think of a more timely song?

Anticipating our current ’s stimulus package by over seventy years, captures the mood of the nation as perfectly now as he does then.

Of course, the NRA in this case is the acronym for the , which as part of ’s , encouraged , a minimum wage and a maximum of weekly hours.

You and you and you and you
You’ve got a president now
He gave the land a New Deal
You hold the cards now you deal

You and you and you and you
Put shoulders to the plow
He gave us what we asked for
Now pay him back somehow

Step out in front,
Get back of the president
And give a man a job …

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