Talking Union and Other Union Songs

Pete Seeger, the Almanac Singers and the Song Swappers FW05285 / FH 5285

" “Like hymns and patriotic songs, union songs are songs with a message. " Released in 1955, this record by Peter Seeger, the Almanac Singers, and the Song Swappers, is an enduring collection of working man’s anthems that have been passed down through generations of laborers. Liner notes include an introduction by Pete Seeger and song explanations.

Year Released 1955
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1955 Folkways Records

Genre(s) American Folk; Struggle & Protest
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) Anglo-American
Instrument(s) Banjo; Guitar
Language(s) English
Subject(s) Folk songs--United States; Folksong revival; Protest songs
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101 We Shall Not Be Moved Pete Seeger and the Song Swappers 2:19
102 Roll the Union On Pete Seeger and the Song Swappers 2:05
103 Casey Jones (The Union Scab) Pete Seeger and the Song Swappers 1:59
104 Miner's Lifeguard Pete Seeger and the Song Swappers 3:54
105 Solidarity Forever Pete Seeger and the Song Swappers 2:55
106 You've Got to Go Down and Join the Union Pete Seeger and the Song Swappers 2:43
107 Hold the Fort Pete Seeger and the Song Swappers 2:26
201 Get Thee Behind Me, Satan Almanac Singers 2:36
202 Union Maid Almanac Singers 2:12
203 I Don't Want Your Millions, Mister (All I Want) Almanac Singers 3:00
204 Talking Union Almanac Singers 2:59
205 Union Train Almanac Singers 2:20
206 Which Side are You On? Almanac Singers 2:11
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