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The big red songbook : 250+ IWW songs!

Author: Archie Green
Publisher: Oakland, CA : PM Press ; Chicago, IL : C.H. Kerr Company, 2016.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Songs and music Texts
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Archie Green
ISBN: 1629631299 9781629631295
OCLC Number: 925498857
Notes: "Originally published 2007 by Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company"--Title page verso.
Description: viii, 538 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 22 cm
Contents: By way of introduction : on Wobblies & their songs. Preface / Archie Green ; Lost and found : other IWW songs and poems / Franklin Rosemont ; "Their horrid gold" : John Handcox and the uncopyrighted red songbook / David Roediger ; Sizzlooks, scissorbills, sab cats and songs : language and image in Wobbly expressive art forms / Salvatore Salerno --
All the songs from the IWW song book, 1909-1973 --
Other IWW songs & poems, somehow not included in the Little red songbook --
Variants & parodies : how Wobblies & others adapted and/or updated their songs --
Songwriters tell their stories. How I wrote the "Red flag" / Jim Connell ; On "Halleluiah on the bum" / Harry McClintock ; The story of the IWW's Little red song book / Richard Brazier ; Joe Hill and the Wobbly song tradition / Carlos Cortez --
History & commentary : diverse reflections on the Wobbly song tradition. John Neuhaus, Wobbly folklorist / Archie Green ; Glossary of labor language ; The older songs of labor / Fred W. Thompson ; "How long are you in town?" : two stolen songs find their way home / Judy Branfman ; Labor arts and the first recorded IWW album / Bill Friedland ; Feeling a thought through song / Virginia Martin ; Charles H. Kerr and America's first socialist songbook / Fred W. Thompson ; Afterword / Utah Phillips.
Responsibility: Archie Green [and others], editors ; foreword: Tom Morello ; afterword: Utah Phillips.
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