Craig Marsden’s Workin’ Overtime In Parenthood (NBC)

NBC’s hit comedy-drama Parenthood is halfway through its fourth season and shows no signs of slowing down.  The show is actually a second try at a television adaptation of the 1989 film of the same name, only this one’s a hit. Following a multi-generational family in Northern California, it is acclaimed for its accessibility and delicate balance of humor and sobriety.

Tonight’s episode “One More Weekend With You” will feature a song from the Fervor Vintage catalog tonight.  The track “Workin’ Overtime” by 1970’s vocal powerhouse and guitarist extraordinaire Craig Marsden is reminiscent of the progressive rock band Yes, and lyrically couldn’t be more appropriate.

Michigan-born Marsden, who became a highly sought-after studio vocalist in L.A. after touring with a pre-Grand Funk Mark Farner, was a prolific songwriter and guitarist who recorded with numerous heavy hitters and received much critical acclaim of his own.  In 2012, he joined the Fervor Vintage Masters label to showcase his original material collection, and this will be his television debut.

Tune in to NBC at 10/9c tonight, Tuesday November 20th to catch Craig Marsden’s “Workin’ Overtime” in Parenthood ep 408.  Check out the complete Craig Marsden collection on the Fervor Records release, Craig Marsden Retrospective 1977-1985.

Hear the track in its entirety here.


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