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.
Working 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
Hydrogen, Jake Chudnow
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 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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