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Songs for political action

Author: Ronald D CohenDave SamuelsonCarl SandburgJohn AllisonCharles SeegerAll authors
Publisher: Hambergen, Germany : Bear Family Records, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : Blues : Folk music : Multiple forms : Songs   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Music
Songs and music
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording, Book
Music Type: Songs; Folk music; Blues
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald D Cohen; Dave Samuelson; Carl Sandburg; John Allison; Charles Seeger; Ruth Crawford Seeger; Aunt Molly Jackson; Sarah Ogan Gunning; Tillman Cadle; John L Handcox; Bob Miller; Mordecai Bauman; Elie Siegmeister; Earl Robinson; Paul Robeson; Tony Kraber; Saul Aarons; Harrison Dowd; Josh White; Woody Guthrie; Pete Seeger; Tom Glazer; Butch Hawes; Bess Lomax Hawes; Burl Ives; Dooley Wilson; Lancelot, Sir.; Vern Partlow; Lee Hays; Bob Claiborne; Bernard Asbell; Lord Invader; Brownie McGhee; Anna Beyer; George Levine; Sis Cunningham; Malvina Reynolds; Bill Oliver; Mario Casetta; Dick Blakeslee; Hally Wood; Lou Kleinman; Ronnie Gilbert; Betty Sanders; Howard Fast; Mara Alexander; Richard Huey; Abigail Alvarez; Michael Loring; Alan Lomax; Fred Hellerman; Hope Foye; Laura Duncan; Robert De Cormier; Herschel Bernardi; Alan Booth; Gerald Gallant; Ernie Lieberman; Osborne Smith; Joe Glazer; William H Friedland; New Singers.; Manhattan Chorus (1937); Almanac Singers.; Priority Ramblers.; Union Boys.; Berries (Musical group); People's Songs (Organization); Goodson and Vale.; People's Songs (Organization). Chorus.; Weavers (Musical group); Royal Harmonaires.; Jewish Young Folk-Singers.
OCLC Number: 36050129
Notes: Compact disc; in box (32 cm.).
Book comprises lyrics, program notes, bibliography, and discographies, by Ronald D. Cohen and Dave Samuelson.
Credits: Book written by Ronald D. Cohen and Dave Samuelson.
Performer(s): Various performers.
Description: 10 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (212 p. : ill. ; 31 cm.)
Contents: Disc one, The leftist roots of folk revival. The boll weevil (Carl Sandburg) ; Patriotic diggers (John Allison) ; London's bridge is falling down (Charles Seeger) ; Risselty rosselty (Charles & Ruth Crawford Seeger) ; Old grey mare (Ruth Crawford Seeger) ; Hands (Charles Seeger) ; Ragged hungry blues (part 1) ; Ragged hungry blues (part 2) (Aunt Molly Jackson) ; I'm going to organize, baby mine (Sara Ogan Gunning) ; I don't want your millions, mister (Tillman Cadle) ; Raggedy, raggedy ; No more mourning ; Join the union tonight ; We're going to roll the union on ; There is mean things happening in this land (John Handcox) ; Farmer's letter to the President ; Farm relief blues ; 11 cent cotton, 40 cent meat ; The hootenanny song ; Bank failures ; The rich man and the poor man ; The poor forgotten man (Bob Miller) ; The soup song ; The Internationale ; Rise up (Comintern) ; United front ; Forward, we've not forgotten ; In praise of learning (New Singers) ; On the picket line ; Hold the fort ; Casey Jones ; Sit down ; Write me out my union card ; We shall not be moved ; Join the union ; Solidarity forever (Manhattan Chorus) --
Disc two, Theatre and cabaret performers, 1936-1941. The strange funeral in Braddock (Mordecai Baumann & Elie Siegmeister) ; Abraham Lincoln (parts 1 & 2) ; Joe Hill (Earl Robinson) ; Spring song (Paul Robeson) ; The Old Chisholm Trail (Tony Kraber) ; Old paint (The horse with the union label) ; Capitalistic boss (parts 1 & 2) (Saul Aarons) ; Little theatre on the right ; Little theatre on the left (Harrison Dowd) ; Nine foot shovel ; Chain gang boun' ; Trouble ; Goin' home boys ; Cryin' who? Cryin' you! (parts 1 & 2) ; Told my captain ; Jerry ; Southern exposure ; Uncle Sam says ; Jim Crow train ; Bad housing blues ; Defense factory blues (Josh White) --
Disc three, The Almanac Singers, March 1941-July 1941. The strange death of John Doe ; Billy boy ; "C" for conscription ; Washington breakdown ; Lisa Jane ; Ballad of October 16th ; Plow under ; Talking union ; Union train ; Which side are you on? ; Get thee behind me, Satan ; Union maid ; All I want ; Songs for bridges (Almanac Singers) ; Babe o' mine (Woody Guthrie) ; Blow ye winds, heigh ho ; Haul away, Joe ; Blow the man down ; The Golden Vanity ; Away, Rio ; The coast of High Barbary ; Greenland fishing ; The dodger song ; Ground hog ; State of Arkansas ; Hard, ain't it hard ; I ride an old paint ; House of the rising sun ; The weaver's song (Almanac Singers) --
Disc four, Fighting the fascists, 1942-1944. Dear Mr. President ; Belt line girl ; Round, round Hitler's grave ; Side by side ; Deliver the goods ; Reuben James ; Boomtown Bill ; Keep that oil a-rollin' (Almanac Singers) ; I'm looking for a home (Housing song) ; Amsterdam maid ; Song of the free ; In Washington ; Overtime pay (Priority Ramblers) ; Quinte brigada (Pete Seeger, Tom Glazer, Baldwin Hawes, Bess Lomax) ; Jarama Valley (Glazer, Hawes, Lomax) ; Spanish marching song ; Cook house ; The young man from Alcala ; Quinte regimento ; Quarter master song (Seeger, Glazer, Hawes, Lomax) ; Little man on a fence (Josh White & the Boys (Union Boys)) ; Jim Crow ; You better get ready ; Hold the fort ; We shall not be moved ; U.A.W.-C.I.O. ; Hold on (Union Boys) ; Solidarity forever (Burl Ives & the Boys (Union Boys)) ; A dollar ain't a dollar anymore (the Union Boys) --
Disc five, World War II and the folk revival. Horace Greeley ; Kevin Barry ; The house I live in ; A man's a man for a' that ; Drill ye tarriers drill ; The frozen logger ; Jefferson and liberty ; Sweet Betsy from Pike ; Dirty miner ; Grand Coulee Dam (Earl Robinson) ; Free and equal blues (parts 1 & 2) (Earl Robinson & Dooley Wilson) ; The century of the common man (Sir Lancelot) ; I'm a native American Nazi ; Join the U.A.W.-C.I.O. ; Keeping score for '44 ; The U.A.W. train ; Susan's in the union ; The rollback blues ; Mama don't allow (Vern Partlow) ; Farmer-labor train ; So long, it's been good to know you ; Talking sailor ; Sally, don't you grieve (Woody Guthrie) ; Citizen C.I.O. (Tom Glazer & Josh White) ; No more blues (Josh White) ; We've got a plan ; Social worker's talking blues ; I'm gonna put my name down (Tom Glazer) ; Freedom road (Josh White). Disc six, The People's Songs era, 1945-1949. Landlord ; Johnny has gone for a soldier ; Beloved comrade ; The man who couldn't walk around ; I'm the guy ; Little man sitting on a fence (Josh White) ; When the country is broke ; Money in the pocket ; Our fight is yours (Tom Glazer) ; Moses Green ; The Rankin tree ; Talking Bilbo ; This old world (Lee Hays) ; No. 1 stooge (Bob Claiborne) ; Song of my hands (Bernie Asbel) ; Mad as I can be (Bernie Asbel & Pete Seeger) ; Jackie Robinson (Lord Invader) ; High price blues ; Black, brown & white (Brownie McGhee) ; Nix on Mundt ; Nixon (Anna Beyer) ; The daily worker's song (George Levine ) ; Taft-Hartley blues (unidentified vocalist) ; Parnell Thomas blues (Sis Cunningham) ; Turn me loose (Malvina Reynolds & Bill Oliver) ; Snowball ; Swingin' on a scab (the Berries) ; On to Sacramento (Mario Casetta) ; Atomic talking blues ; Newspapermen meet such interesting people (Vern Partlow) ; Passing through (Dick Blakeslee) --
Disc seven, Pete Seeger, 1946-1948. Listen Mr. Bilbo ; Joe Hill (Pete Seeger, Butch Hawes, Lee Hays, Hally Wood, Lou Kleinman) ; O.P.A shout (Pete Seeger & Bob Claiborne) ; Voting union ; Get out to vote ; A dollar ain't a dollar anymore ; A dollar for P.A.C. ; Oh, what Congress done to me ; Four P.A.C. nursery rhymes ; D.D.T. ; Fare ye well, bad congressman ; No, no, no discrimination ; Voter, oh voter (Pete Seeger, Tom Glazer, Butch Hays, Hally Wood) ; Intro ; Commonwealth of toil ; We've got our eyes on you ; Talking union ; The preacher and the slave ; Which side are you on? ; Solidarity forever ; The whole wide world around ; Hold the fort ; conclusion (Pete Seeger, Tom Glazer, Hally Wood, Ronnie Gilbert) ; Talking P.A.C. ; Conversation with a mule ; The farmer is the man ; Join the farmer's union ; Talking atom ; Newspapermen meet such interesting people ; Skillet good and greasy ; T for Texas ; Cumberland Mountain bear chase (Pete Seeger) --
Disc eight, Charter Records, 1946-1949. Walk in peace (part 1) ; Walk in peace (part 2) ; Atomic energy ; Old lady with a rolling pin (Sir Lancelot) ; Red boogie ; Unity rhumba ; Elephant and the ass ; Hungry rhapsody ; Housing (Goodson & Vale) ; Ballad of F.D.R. ; Jim Crow (People's Songs Chorus) ; Mein shtetele belz (the Berries) ; Zhonkoye (the Berries & Pete Seeger) ; Travelin' ; Black, brown & white blues ; The death of Harry Simms ; Winnsboro Cotton Mill blues ; No Irish need apply (Pete Seeger) ; Unemployment compensation blues (Boots (Mario Casetta)) ; The fireship ; Johnny, I hardly knew you (Betty Sanders) ; The Peekskill story (incl. Hold the line), parts 1 & 2) (the Weavers & Howard Fast) ; Wasn't that a time ; Dig my grave ; Freight train blues ; Love song blues ; The hammer song (the Weavers) --
Disc nine, Campaign songs, 1944-1949. We're keeping score in '44 (Earl Robinson) ; No more blues (Josh White) ; Lay that ballot down (parts 1 & 2) (Bill Oliver) ; The fertilizer song ; Talking F.T.A. ; Kiss the boys goodbye ; Round and round the canneries ; My name is Cannery Bill (Vern Partlow) ; The bosses' gang (Mara Alexander & others) ; Bye, bye bosses (Mara Alexander) ; The new walls of Jericho (Wallace fit the battle of America) (Richard Huey & chorus) ; Henry Wallace is the man (Royal Harmonaires) ; A corrido to Wallace and Taylor ; Second corrido to Wallace and Taylor (Abigail Alvarez) ; The battle hymn of '48 (Paul Robeson) ; The same old merry-go-round ; I've got a ballot ; Great day (Michael Loring) ; Wallace button ; Goodbye, Harry (George Levine) ; Henry Wallace (Sis Cunningham) ; We can win with Wallace (Bill Oliver) ; Work with Wallace (Malvina Reynolds) ; The century of the common man ; Wallace is the man for me (Sir Lancelot) ; Yankee Doodle, tell the boss (Michael Loring & Alan Lomax) ; Intro ; New York City (Weavers) ; Marcantonio for me (Fred Hellerman) ; Skip to the polls (Weavers & Hope Foye) ; Marcantonio for mayor (Fred Hellerman) ; Now, right now (Laura Duncan) ; We shall not be moved (the Weavers) ; Oh, freedom (Hope Foye & Pete Seeger) ; Ben Davis (Pete Seeger) ; M.T.A. (unidentified vocalist) ; The people's choice (unidentified) ; Keep a-goin' and a-growin' (Fred Hellerman) --
Disc ten, An era closes, 1949-1953. The riddle of Thurman Towns (DeCormier & Bernardi & Booth) ; Grapes to pick (Gerald Gallant) ; Medley: I don't want to get adjusted ; Stand up and be counted ; We will overcome ; The Progressive Party is here to stay (Fred Hellerman) ; Pity the downtrodden landlord (Bob Hill (Fred Hellerman)) ; The hammer song ; Banks of marble (the Weavers) ; Spring song (Ernie Lieberman and Hope Foye) ; Songs [i.e. Song] of my hands ; My old man ; I'm on my way (Ernie Lieberman) ; In contempt ; Die gedanken sind frei ; Walk along together ; Put my name down ; Hold on (Lieberman & Duncan & Smith & Sanders) ; Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel (Osborne Smith) ; I've got a right (Laura Duncan) ; We shall overcome (Jewish Young Folksingers) ; Talking un-American blues (Betty Sanders) ; Old Bolshevik song ; The cloakmaker's union ; Land of The daily worker ; Our line's been changed again ; In Old Moscow ; Unite for unity ; Bill Bailey ; The last Internationale (Joe Glazer & Bill Friedland) ; The giveaway boys in Washington ; Joe McCarthy's band (Joe Glazer) ; I've got to know ; This land is your land (Woody Guthrie).
Other Titles: Folkmusic, topical songs, and the American left, 1926-1953
Folk music, topical songs and the American left, 1926-1953

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