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10/03/2009 11:28 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Paying the Cost To Be the Boss: A Playlist for David Letterman

I have always greatly admired David Letterman, and I consider him to be one of the most enduring and defining wits of our times. And no, I won't stop watching a TV show because consenting adults were having sex -- in fact, that's why I watch HBO. That said, David still might want to consider putting a plastic cover on that Late Show couch.

DIRTY WORK - Steely Dan
WHEN THE DEAL GOES DOWN - Bob Dylan
FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY - The O'Jays
WORKIN' DAY AND NIGHT - Michael Jackson
FREE MONEY - Patti Smith
INTO TEMPTATION - Crowded House
FOUND OUT ABOUT YOU - Gin Blossoms
TWO LOVERS - Mary Wells
LET'S WORK TOGETHER - Canned Heat
WORK TO DO - The Isley Brothers
BIG BOSS MAN - Elvis Presley
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT - Sarah Vaughan
PAYING THE COST TO BE THE BOSS - B.B. King

That's my playlist. Now it's your time to play.