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Songs of Steel and Struggle: The Story of the Steelworkers

Songs of Steel and Struggle: The Story of the Steelworkers

Collector Records presents Joe Glazer along with the Charlie Byrd Trio in this collection of Songs of Steel—as no series on industrial folklore and folksong in America would be complete without an album dedicated to steelworkers. Glazer opens the album with Woody Guthrie’s hit song “Pittsburgh” and sings of other poignant moments in steel unions’ history, including the gut-wrenching tale of the “Memorial Day Massacre” (Earl Robinson) where ten men were shot and killed by police while peacefully protesting outside a Chicago plant. Extensive liner notes complete the collection.

Track Listing

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Pittsburgh Joe Glazer 1:59
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Red Iron Ore Joe Glazer 2:23
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The Ballad of Jon Catchins Joe Glazer 3:42
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United Steelworkers Are We Joe Glazer 1:54
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Amalgamate As One Joe Glazer 3:27
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The Homestead Strike Joe Glazer 3:17
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Memorial Day Massacre Joe Glazer 1:59
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The Spirit of Phil Murray Joe Glazer 2:29
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Too Old To Work Joe Glazer 2:57
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Corrido Del Minero Joe Glazer 2:49
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Steel Mill Blues Joe Glazer 2:41
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1913 Massacre Joe Glazer 4:06
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I Lie in the American Land Joe Glazer 3:02
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When a Fellow Is Out of a Job Joe Glazer 2:41
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Solidarity Forever Joe Glazer 2:34
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