The Work Drugs of Summer – 1975 to 1985 Mixtape

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The following tracks have been hand selected by Tom Crystal of Philadelphia's Work Drugs. These songs represent the golden years of smooth and are songs my parents played growing up while living in The Keys. Perfect for a day cruise around Waltz Key Basin or weekend getaway on the beaches of Grand Cayman with the girl of “this” summer.

Work Drugs, “The Work Drugs of Summer 1975 to 1985 Mixtape” [Also streaming below in our player]

1. 1975 – America – Sister Golden Hair

“Will you meet me in the middle, will you meet me in the air?
Will you love me just a little, just enough to show you care?”

2. 1976 – Boz Scaggs – Low Down

“Nothing you can't handle, nothing you ain't got
Put the money on the table and drive it off the lot”

3. 1977 – Atlanta Rhythm Section – So Into You

“When you walked into the room
There was voodoo in the vibes”

4. 1978 – Pablo Cruise – Love Will Find a Way

” So now don't, don't be afraid of yourself
Just move on to something else
And let your love shine through”

5. 1979 – Bobby Caldwell – What You Won't Do For Love

“My friends wonder what is wrong with me
Well I'm in a daze from your love you see”

6. 1980 – Kool & The Gang – Too Hot

“Flyin' high we never took the time
To stop and feel the need”

7. 1981 – Hall & Oates – Kiss On My List

“they insist on knowing my bliss”

8. 1982 – Michael McDonald – I Keep Forgettin'

“I keep forgettin' things will never be the same again”

9. 1983 – Culture Club – Time

“Don't put your head on my shoulder
Sink me in a river of tears
This could be the best place yet
But you must overcome your fears”

10. 1984 – Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson – Say Say Say

“take, take, take”

11. 1985 – Phil Collins & Phillip Bailey – Easy Lover

“She's the kind of girl you dream of
Dream of keeping hold of
You'd better forget it
You'll never get it”

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