The Big Red Songbook: 250+ IWW Songs! (The Charles H. Kerr Library)


In 1905, representatives from dozens of radical labor groups came together in Chicago to form One Big Union?the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), known as the Wobblies. The union was a big presence in the labor movement and everywhere its members went, they sang. In The Big Red Songbook, the editors have gathered songs, rare artwork, personal recollections, discographies, and more into one big all-embracing book. In addition to the 250+ songs, writings are included from Archie Green, Franklin Rosemont, David Roediger, Salvatore Salerno, Judy Branfman, Richard Brazier, James Connell, Carlos Cortez, Bill Friedland, Virginia Martin, Harry McClintock, Fred Thompson, Adam Machado, and many more.


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In 1905, representatives from dozens of radical labor groups came together in Chicago to form One Big Union the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), known as the Wobblies. The union was a big presence in the labor movement and everywhere its members went, they sang. In "The Big Red Songbook," the editors have gathered songs, rare artwork, personal recollections, discographies, and more into one big all-embracing book. In addition to the 250+ songs, writings are included from Archie Green, Franklin Rosemont, David Roediger, Salvatore Salerno, Judy Branfman, Richard Brazier, James Connell, Carlos Cortez, Bill Friedland, Virginia Martin, Harry McClintock, Fred Thompson, Adam Machado, and many more."

Title: The Big Red Songbook: 250+ IWW Songs! (The Charles H. Kerr Library)

Author Name: Green, Archie [Editor]; Roediger, David [Editor]; Rosemont, Franklin [Editor]; Salerno, Salvatore [Editor]; Phillips, Utah [Afterword]; Morello, Tom [Foreword];

Categories: Other,

Edition: 2

Publisher: PM Press: 2016-05-01

ISBN Number: 1629631299

ISBN Number 13: 9781629631295

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: SKU201601674