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Ballads of Sacco and Vanzetti

Ballads of Sacco and Vanzetti

Woody Guthrie was one of the twentieth century's greatest poets and songwriters, and his songs about Sacco and Vanzetti include some of his best songs. The murder trial of Sacco and Vanzetti was one of this century's most controversial. Sacco and Vanzetti's story was dramatic; their front-page trial was filled with dubious procedures; and the years of appeals and their eventual execution led to protests around the world. These songs, written and recorded nearly twenty years later, have been carefully remastered from the original acetate discs and are presented with a previously unpublished letter by Guthrie to the judge in the case. Produced by Moses Asch. Reissue compiled by Anthony Seeger and Jeff Place.

Track Listing

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The Flood and the Storm Woody Guthrie 3:38
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Two Good Men (Sacco and Vanzetti) Woody Guthrie 3:47
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I Just Want to Sing Your Name Woody Guthrie 2:39
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Red Wine Woody Guthrie 3:57
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Suassos Lane Woody Guthrie 3:29
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You Souls of Boston Woody Guthrie 4:14
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Old Judge Thayer Woody Guthrie 4:16
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Vanzetti's Rock Woody Guthrie 3:30
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Vanzetti's Letter Woody Guthrie 7:50
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Root Hog and Die Woody Guthrie 3:39
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We Welcome to Heaven Woody Guthrie 3:48
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Sacco's Letter to His Son Pete Seeger 3:21
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