The Little Red Box Of Protest Songs (4CD)

Various Artists

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4
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In Stock
Delivery Estimate
2-5 days
Genre
Folk
Label
Proper Box
Released
March 23, 2009

Format: Compact Disc

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Description

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the publication of the first American protest song book, 'The Little Red Song Book', and Pete Seegers's 90th birthday this collection traces the roots of protest song in the US from the first half of the last century up to the Fifties illustrating how the stage was set for the Folk protest giants of the Sixties such as Bob Dylan and Phil Ochs. Featuring classic performances by Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Josh White, Leadbelly, The Almanac Singers, The Weavers and many more. Includes booklet with extensive notes and a DVD 'Talkin' Protest; Pete & Woody' that contains interviews with Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie, Nora Guthrie, Irwin Silber, Sid Griffin, Larry Cohn, John Cohen and more. Also included on the DVD is the short film 'To Hear Your Banjo Play' which includes rare archive footage of Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee.

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Key Value
Catalogue number PROPERBOX147
Barcode 0805520021470
Number of items 4
Packaging type Box Set
Imported No
Weight 152g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 142mm x 10mm x 125mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. Banks Are Made Of Marble - Pete Seeger -
2. Chain Gang Boun' - Josh White & His Carolinians -
3. Joe Hill - Earl Robinson -
4. This Land Is Your Land - Woody Guthrie -
5. Jim Crow - The Union Boys -
6. Farmer's Letter To The President - Bob Miller -
7. The Strange Death Of John Doe - Almanac Singers -
8. Southern Exposure - Josh White -
9. Talking Atom - Pete Seeger -
10. We've Got A Plan - Tom Glazer & Josh White -
11. Bank Failures - Bob Miller -
12. The House I Live In - Earl Robinson -
13. Round & Round Hitler's Grave - Almanac Singers -
14. Cryin' Who Cryin' You Pt. 1 - Josh White & His Carolinians -
15. Cryin' Who Cryin' You Pt. 2 - Josh White & His Carolinians -
16. Dear Mr. President - Almanac Singers -
17. Freight Train Blues - The Weavers -
18. The Bosses' Gang - Mara Alexander & Others -
19. Freedom Road - Tom Glazer & Josh White -
20. The Scottsboro Boys - Leadbelly -

Disc 2

Track Listing — Disc 2

Song Title Time
1. Conversation With A Mule - Pete Seeger -
2. Talking Sailor - Woody Guthrie -
3. The Roosevelt Song - Leadbelly -
4. The Boll Weevil - Carl Sandburg -
5. Talking Bilbo - Lee Hays -
6. Nine Foot Shovel - Josh White & His Carolinians -
7. High Price Blues - Brownie McGhee -
8. Hold On - The Union Boys -
9. We Shall Not Be Moved - The Weavers -
10. Pity The Downtrodden Landlord - Bob Hill (Fred Hellerman) -
11. Jim Crow Train - Josh White -
12. Patriotic Diggers - John Allison -
13. Farm Relief Blues - Bob Miller -
14. Farmer Labor Train - Woody Guthrie -
15. Trouble - Josh White & His Carolinians -
16. UAW-CIO - The Union Boys -
17. Mr. Hitler - Leadbelly -
18. No More Blues - Tom Glazer & Josh White -
19. Plow Under - Almanac Singers -
20. Told My Cap'n - Josh White & His Carolinians -

Disc 3

Track Listing — Disc 3

Song Title Time
1. Strange Fruit - Josh White -
2. The Bourgeois Blues - Leadbelly -
3. C For Conscription - Almanac Singers -
4. Citizen C.I.O. - Tom Glazer & Josh White -
5. Free And Equal Blues (Parts 1 & 2) - Earl Robinson & Dooley Wilson -
6. Jerry - Josh White & His Carolinians -
7. The Rich Man & The Poor Man - Bob Miller -
8. In Washington - Priority Ramblers -
9. The Century Of The Common Man - Sir Lancelot -
10. Moses Green - Lee Hays -
11. Black, Brown & White - Brownie McGhee -
12. Uncle Sam Says - Josh White -
13. Ragged Hungry Blues Pt. 1 - Aunt Molly Jackson -
14. Ragged Hungry Blues Pt. 2 - Aunt Molly Jackson -
15. We're Keeping Score In '44 - Earl Robinson -
16. Goin' Home Boys - Josh White & His Carolinians -
17. I've Got A Right - Laura Duncan -
18. The Hammer Song - The Weavers -
19. I'm On My Way - Ernie Lieberman -
20. We Shall Be Free - Woody Guthrie -

Disc 4

Track Listing — Disc 4

Song Title Time
1. DVD: Woody Guthrie - This Land Is Your Land -
2. DVD: Pete Seeger - Casey Jones -
3. DVD: Pete Seeger - I'm Gonna Marry A Smiling Gal -
4. DVD: Woody Guthrie - Greenback Dollar -
5. DVD: Woody Guthrie/Sonny Terry/Brownie McGhee - John Henry -
6. DVD: Pete Seeger - Old Joe Clark -