Saturday, August 30, 2008

Labor Day
Honoring the Working Class Heroes

On this Labor Day holiday I offer up a collection of live performances and slide shows honoring the working class heroes!

Direct links to the individual videos:

Balled of James Larkin - Christy Moore

Which Side Are You On - Pete Seeger

Springhill Mining Disaster – U2

Joe Hill – Phil Ochs

1913 Massacre - Woody Guthrie

North Country Blues – Bob Dylan

There is Power In The Union – Utah Phillips

The Union Maid – Pete Seeger

Solidarity Forever – Pete Seeger

Union Song – The Night Watchman (Tom Morello)

Song from a Cotton Field – Bessie Brown

Cotton – Sam Lightnin’ Hopkins

Working Class Man – Jimmy Barnes

Working Class Hero – John Lennon

Working Man Blues - The Ranchhands

Talking Merchant Marine - Ramblin' Jack Elliott

Pastures of Plenty - Ramblin' Jack Elliot

Deportees - Arlo Guthrie & Emmylou Harrris

Linin' Track - Loki the Trickster

John Henry - Mississippi John Hurt

Railroad Worksong - Notting Hibillies

Go to Sea Once More - Roger McGuinn

We Shall Overcome – Joan Baez

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See you next week.