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Broadside Ballads, Vol. 4: The Time Will Come and Other Songs from Broadside Magazine

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Broadside Ballads, Vol. 4: The Time Will Come and Other Songs from Broadside Magazine

This 10-track album by Broadside, a magazine devoted to publishing contemporary folk songs during the 1960s, features songs by unknown or emerging folk singer-songwriters. The best known of the performers is Janis Ian (billed as "Blind Girl Grunt") singing her composition "Shady Acres," about sending the elderly to the retirement home. The themes in this fourth Broadside release in general are becoming a little more hard edged, as America is beginning to wrestle with political and social issues ranging from civil rights to immigration and the war in Vietnam. Liner notes with song lyrics accompany the recording.

Track Listing

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The Time Will Come Elaine White 4:57
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102
Hold Back the Waters Will McLean, Paul Champion 3:51
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The Migrant's Song Danny Valdez and Augustin Lira 5:12
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Don't Talk to Strangers Chris Gaylord 7:40
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Shady Acres Blind Girl Grunt (Janis Ian) 3:27
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202
El Picket Sign El Teatro Campesino 3:15
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203
Osceola Will McLean, Paul Champion 2:15
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204
I've Been Told Paul Kaplan 3:32
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205
Freedoms We've Been Fighting For Tom Parrott, John Mackiewicz 3:59
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Genocide Zachary 2 and Group 5:28
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