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Classic protest songs

Author: Woody GuthrieLeadbellyBig Bill BroonzyJanis IanSteve ForbertAll authors
Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : Multiple forms : Popular music : Songs : EnglishView all editions and formats
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War, social injustice, and calls for action have long fueled the creative musical fire for many passionate artists. Here some of folk's greatest artists are featured in some of music's most powerful songs for change.
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Genre/Form: Protest songs
Folk songs, English
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
Music Type: Songs; Popular music
All Authors / Contributors: Woody Guthrie; Leadbelly; Big Bill Broonzy; Janis Ian; Steve Forbert; Jack Hardy; Jill Burkee; Mark Dann; Liz Getz; Peter La Farge; Phil Ochs; Pete Seeger; Peggy Seeger; John Sellers; Champion Jack Dupree; Barbara Dane; Sis Cunningham; Larry Estridge; Guy Carawan; Bob Dylan; Muriel Hogan; Lewis Allan; Blind Alfred Reed; Dorie Ellzey; Icie Jewell Lawrence; Felipe Cantú; New World Singers.; Bergerfolk (Musical group); New Lost City Ramblers.; Perros del Pueblo Nuevo (Musical group); Red Shadow (Musical group)
OCLC Number: 316066750
Language Note: Sung in English (principally) and Spanish.
Notes: Selections originally released 1959-2005; track 16 previously unreleased.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Jeff Place, bibliography, and discography (29 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Credits: Compiled by Mark Gustafson and Jeff Place.
Performer(s): Various performers.
Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Freedom now chant (mass-meeting participants in Hattiesburg, Mississippi) (:26) --
Jesus Christ (Woody Guthrie) (2:37) --
Bourgeois blues (Lead Belly) (2:18) --
Black, brown, and white (Big Bill Broonzy) (2:42) --
Baby, I've been thinking (Janis Ian) (2:41) --
Blowing in the wind (the New World Singers) (2:28) --
This land is your land (Steve Forbert, Jack Hardy, Jill Burkee, and Mark Dann) (4:39) --
Turn, turn, turn (Liz Getz) (3:04) --
As long as the grass will grow (Peter La Farge) (5:07) --
Talking pay TV (Phil Ochs) (2:34) --
Masters of war (the Bergerfolk) (4:07) --
Waist deep in the big muddy (Pete Seeger) (2:57) --
Agent Orange (Peggy Seeger) (3:51) --
Strange fruit (Brother John Sellers) (2:20) --
How can a poor man stand such times and live (New Lost City Ramblers) (3:34) --
I'm going to write the Governor of Georgia (Champion Jack Dupree) (3:13) --
When we make it through (Barbara Dane) (5:25) --
Evicted tenant (Sis Cunningham) (2:06) --
Corrido de César Chávez (Los Perros del Pueblo Nuevo) (3:02) --
Gone, gone, gone (Red Shadow) (2:14) --
Spirits of the revolution (Larry Estridge) (5:09) --
We shall overcome (Guy Carawan) (3:40).
Other Titles: Freedom now chant.
Gone, gone, gone.
Classic protest songs from Smithsonian Folkways
We shall overcome.

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War, social injustice, and calls for action have long fueled the creative musical fire for many passionate artists. Here some of folk's greatest artists are featured in some of music's most powerful songs for change.

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