If I Had a Hammer: Songs of Hope and Struggle

If I Had a Hammer: Songs of Hope and Struggle

Pete Seeger SFW40096

For over 50 years Pete Seeger's music has included songs on labor, civil rights, peace, and the hope for a better world. This CD contains 24 tracks selected from hundreds released on Folkways Records in the late 1950s and 1960s and 2 new songs recorded especially for this collection. Pete plays the 5-string banjo and the 12-string guitar and appears on some tracks with Almanac Singers and his grandson Tao Rodriguez. Booklet contains detailed notes by Mark Greenberg and a complete discography of Pete Seeger on Folkways. 71 minutes.

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Year Released 1998
Record Label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 1998 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Genre(s) American Folk; Struggle & Protest
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) Anglo-American
Instrument(s) Banjo; Guitar; Vocals
Language(s) English
Subject(s) Folksong revival; Topical songs

Download Liner Notes

101 If I Had a Hammer (Hammer Song) Pete Seeger 1:56
102 Banks of Marble Pete Seeger 3:17
103 Which Side are You On? Pete Seeger 2:09
104 Casey Jones (The Union Scab) Pete Seeger 1:58
105 Talking Union Pete Seeger 3:05
106 Joe Hill Pete Seeger 2:32
107 Union Maid Pete Seeger 2:16
108 Step by Step Pete Seeger 1:37
109 Solidarity Forever Pete Seeger 2:54
110 Where Have All the Flowers Gone? Pete Seeger 2:05
111 Talking Atom (Old Man Atom) Pete Seeger 2:29
112 Crow on the Cradle Pete Seeger 2:25
113 Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream Pete Seeger 2:30
114 Study War No More (Down by the Riverside) Pete Seeger 3:12
115 Bourgeois Blues Pete Seeger 2:07
116 River of My People Pete Seeger 3:06
117 Hold On (Keep Your Hand on the Plow) Pete Seeger 3:21
118 We Shall Overcome Pete Seeger 4:42
119 He Lies in the American Land Pete Seeger 2:01
120 Well May the World Go Pete Seeger 2:40
121 Turn, Turn, Turn Pete Seeger 2:46
122 Tomorrow is a Highway Pete Seeger 3:32
123 Oh, Had I a Golden Thread Pete Seeger 3:29
124 We'll All Be A-Doubling Pete Seeger 1:58
125 Arrange and Rearrange Pete Seeger 4:52
126 If I Had a Hammer (Hammer Song) Pete Seeger 2:10
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