Your Holiday Play List: Songs about Roads, Bridges, Solar Power, and More

June 30, 2021

The holiday weekend is coming up (Canada Day and 4th of July), and your friends at Ulteig have you covered with a list of tunes you may enjoy listening to (or watching on YouTube).

Consider it a starter list – because we know you may have a playlist that you want to add to the list. In creating this list, we focused on what Ulteig does best – designing and managing the construction of infrastructure — roads, bridges, transmission lines, substations, wind farms, solar power plants, water plants and more.

Granted, some songs are clearly about infrastructure, and some are, shall we say, a bit of stretch. There are some tunes you’ll instantly recognize and others that are a tad obscure. We also kept the list family friendly. It’s the spirit that counts.

Below is a list of YouTube links to our suggested Ulteig Infrastucture Tunes. If you’re inspired, you may want to create your own list of infrastructure hits on Spotify.

ULT-9447-21_Holiday_Play_List_Graphic-428x1024Working on the Highway, Bruce Springsteen

The River, Garth Brooks

Building Bridges, Brooks & Dunn

Solar Power, Lorde

Wichita Lineman, Glen Campbell

Clean Water, Joss Stone

Blue Wind, Jeff Beck

At the Hundredth Meridien, The Tragically Hip

Carefree Highway, Gordon Lightfoot

Salute to Wastewater, Smiling Stone Soup

Hard Hat and a Hammer, Alan Jackson

On the Road Again, Willie Nelson

Turbine Cowboys, Dennis Ledbetter

Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Cool Clear Water

Hydrogen, Jake Chudnow

Hydroelectric Power Song, Amaris Gonzalez

Walking on Sunshine, Katrina and the Waves

Take Me Home, Country Roads, Bob Denver

Windblown, Brendan James

Steal My Sunshine, LEN

Soak Up The Sun, Sheryl Crow

The Power of Water

The Lineman, The Band Steele

Nine Million Bicycles, Katie Melua

Windy, The Association

Freeway of Love, Aretha Franklin

It’s Electric, Metallica

Western Skies, Blue Rodeo (video by Duane Arndt)

Electric Boogie, Marcia Griffiths

Resilient, Katy Perry

High Voltage, AC/DC

Crosstown Traffic, Jimi Hendrix

Life is a Highway, Tom Cochrane

To all our friends and family throughout the U.S. and Canada – we wish you a peaceful, safe and relaxing holiday weekend. Together, we celebrate our independence, democracy and the opportunity to make our nations incredible places for all to live.

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