The Big Red Songbook: 250+ Iww Songs! by Archie GreenThe Big Red Songbook: 250+ Iww Songs! by Archie Green

The Big Red Songbook: 250+ Iww Songs!

EditorArchie GreenForeword byTom Morello

Paperback | May 1, 2016

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In 1905, representatives from dozens of radical labor groups came together in Chicago to form One Big Union—the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), known as the Wobblies. The union was a big presence in the labor movement and everywhere its members went, they sang. In The Big Red Songbook, the editors have gathered songs, rare artwork, personal recollections, discographies, and more into one big all-embracing book. In addition to the 250+ songs, writings are included from Archie Green, Franklin Rosemont, David Roediger, Salvatore Salerno, Judy Branfman, Richard Brazier, James Connell, Carlos Cortez, Bill Friedland, Virginia Martin, Harry McClintock, Fred Thompson, Adam Machado, and many more.
Archie Green was an American folklorist specializing in laborlore (defined as the special folklore of workers) and American folk music. Tom Morello is an original member of the rock bands Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave. Utah Phillips was a labor organizer, folk singer, storyteller, poet, and the "Golden Voice of the Great Sout...
Title:The Big Red Songbook: 250+ Iww Songs!Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.5 inPublished:May 1, 2016Publisher:PM PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1629631299

ISBN - 13:9781629631295


Editorial Reviews

"No labor history collection should be without this definitive collection, which is also recommended for any collection strong in American music history." —Diane C. Donovan,