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The Big Red Songbook: 250-Plus I.W.W. Songs

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This is indeed an incredible endeavor. For sure the most comprehensive collection of rebel workers songs and poems ever compiled in English. It includes ALL the songs that appeared in the IWW s celebrated "little red songbook" from 1909 through 1973, plus dozens of others that never made it into the songbook. Here are the songs of Joe Hill, T-Bone Slim, Dick Brazier, Ralph ...more
Hardcover, 550 pages
Published March 26th 2007 by Charles H. Kerr (Chicago) (first published March 1st 2007)
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Steve
Jul 12, 2009 Steve rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sal Salerno, one of the contributors to this book, is one of my local heroes. Really good read on the brilliance and importance of working people in bringing about social change and the solidarity that music brings.
Viola
Apr 27, 2012 Viola rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great resource. Dedicated to sister worker Jenny Lahti Velsek (1913-2006), joined the One Big Union in 1933. Wobbly accordion player.
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Mar 18, 2009 Leah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: dear-ones
For all you dodos who only know the chorus to Solidarity Forever. Learn the rest, goddammit.
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