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Garbage and Other Songs of Our Time

Garbage and Other Songs of Our Time

Joe Glazer’s musical efforts on behalf of workers and union struggles earned him the nickname “Labor’s Troubadour.” In 1970, he founded Collector Records, primarily to produce records supportive of the struggles of working men and women.

In this recording, Joe sings topical songs from the 1960s and 1970s that are primarily of his own composition and are heavy on humor and satire. The subject matter ranges from civil rights to politics to defense of environmentalism. The Charlie Byrd Trio provides the accompaniment.

The liner notes offer background information and historical context for the songs, biographical information about Glazer, and complete song lyrics.

Track Listing

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Ping Pong Diplomacy Joe Glazer 2:38
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102
I Belong To A Private Club Joe Glazer 2:22
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103
Automation Joe Glazer 2:35
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104
Looking For The R In Hahvad Joe Glazer 1:26
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105
Robert Briscoe Joe Glazer 1:33
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106
Don't Tear it Down Joe Glazer 2:12
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107
Garbage Joe Glazer 5:01
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108
Twenty-Two Minutes from Town Joe Glazer 3:16
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109
Ballad of Richard Nixon Joe Glazer 2:37
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110
Congressman's Blues Joe Glazer 2:49
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111
Four Day Week Joe Glazer 2:50
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112
Fashion Joe Glazer 2:53
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113
Ecology Joe Glazer 2:48
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Fight That Line Joe Glazer 2:55
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