Talking Union and Other Union Songs. Roll the Union On by Pete Seeger & the Song Swappers. In MP3 cart View MP3 Cart. 3. Casey Jones (The Union Scab). by Pete Seeger & the Song Swappers. Casey Jones (The Union Scab) by Pete Seeger & the Song Swappers. I had this album on vinyl and have finally gotten it on disc. Historically valid tunes with words adapted to union issues from old hymns and popular music of the day. A good teaching tool as well. You'll quickly get swept up in singing along with the group (especially if you're alone in the car).
Complete your Pete Seeger & Chorus, The Almanac Singers collection. I heard this as a record when it first came out. I loved it and learned and played many of the songs on my guitar. Reply Notify me 1 Helpful. Marketplace 54 For Sale from €. 8.
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. 101. We Shall Not Be Moved. Pete Seeger and the Song Swappers. 102. Roll the Union On. 103. 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.
Pete Seeger's idea for a folk group would take more permanent form a decade later with the Weavers, and the concept would help give birth to the folk boom of the late 1950s and early '60s. But it was all here in the simple instrumentation and vibrant harmony singing of the Almanacs. This is one of the essential recordings of American folk music. Note, however, that the album contains only six Almanac Singers tracks, recorded in May 1941, paired with seven tracks recorded in 1955 by Pete Seeger and a chorus dubbed "the Song Swappers" that included Erik Darling, later of the.
Talking Union is a 1941 album by the Almanac Singers: Millard Lampell, Lee Hays and Pete Seeger. It was selected by the Library of Congress as a 2010 addition to the National Recording Registry, which selects recordings annually that are "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".