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What Now People?, Vol. 3

Various Artists
What Now People?, Vol. 3

“Yes, struggles are being waged, people are joining in with their support, and we’ve got the songs to prove it,” writes Barbara Dane—singer, activist, and founder of Paredon Records—in the liner notes.

Issued in 1978, this was the third and final recording of the series. The artists in this edition tackle the social issues of gender inequality, imperialism, labor rights, Palestinian independence, nuclear weapons, and sexual assault. Song styles range from a cappella and acoustic folk to folk-rock and alt-country. Each song includes a written preface in the liner notes explaining the political context of the song.

Track Listing

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Ballad of the E.R.A. Kristin Lems 4:12
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102
As the Sun Pete Seeger 3:59
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103
Don't Shoot the Shadow Doris Ellzey 3:20
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104
Boxes of Bobbins and Time to Organize Si Kahn and Charlotte Brody 4:08
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105
Sisters, Spring of Vietnam Lucha 3:31
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106
Going to Kentucky to Stop the Flow of Coal Roger Bryant 3:02
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107
Free Palestine Now Ruthie Gorton 2:45
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201
No Nukes (Hangin' Tree) Pat De Cou and Tex LaMountain 3:09
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202
The Judge Said Malvina Reynolds 2:44
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203
Cinco Hermanos Presos (Five Jailed Comrades) Noel Hernández 3:02
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204
Ballad of Joe Coors Kathy Kahn 3:25
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205
Gone, Gone, Gone Red Shadow 2:19
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206
Buffalo Holler Cindy Mapes 3:12
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207
Who's Crazy Countrydiction/Tim Patterson 4:52

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