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June 07, 2013 8:44 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

Before we get into the May Jobs Report, here’s the B-52s with a reminder that all work and no play isn’t Athens, GA, in the mid 1970s: “Deadbeat Club.”

UPDATE: While commenter bmcchgo is right about the release date of this song, I’m reasonably sure it was a reminiscence from the band’s pre-fame days in Athens. Even at Alan’s happy hour prices, beer wasn’t 25 cents in 1989.

Ed Kilgore is a contributing writer to the Washington Monthly. He is managing editor for The Democratic Strategist and a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. Find him on Twitter: @ed_kilgore.

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