The proceeds of the song will go to charity
Mike Rowe and John Rich recruit some country music heavy-hitters for their new Christmas tune.
Rowe, best known for hosting “Dirty Jobs”, and Rich, of Big and Rich fame, released “Santa’s Gotta Dirty Job” on Monday with some help from the Oak Ridge Boys under the moniker Rich and Rowe. .
“Mike and John were talking and decided ‘Ya ya know, Santa Claus has a really dirty job when you think about it! The description of the two’s music videos on YouTube reads. “The addition of the Oak Ridge Boys was the cherry on top, and all proceeds from the song will go to Folds of Honor, and The Mike Row Works Foundation.”
They concluded: “We think ‘Santa’s Dirty Deeds’ might be a new classic for every Christmas to come. Check it out, sit back and smile!”
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The silly track highlights the finer-gritty bits of Santa Claus’ job, including reindeer “butts in his face,” climbing up and down messy fireplaces, outnumbering “big guard dogs” and “making the B-line for the bathroom.” is included. After eating too many cookies.
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“Santa Claus gotta do the dirty work / Santa Claus gotta do the dirty work,” they sing in the chorus. “Santa Claus has to do the dirty work / And he does it all night.”
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In the video, Rowe, 59, and Rich, 47, are seen singing their new tunes in Christmas costumes. The video also features the Oak Ridge Boys, who provide backing vocals for the track.
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“Merry Christmas, Mike Roe,” Rich says at the end of the song.
Rowe replied: “Merry Christmas, John-boy.”
As stated in the video description, all proceeds from the song will be donated to charity.
Folds of Honor, which provides educational scholarships for military families, and the mikeroweWORKS Foundation, which focuses on community colleges, trade schools, and apprenticeship programs, will benefit.