First broadcast September 4, 2015

Songs of Working People

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

This is a mix of old and new material that focuses on working people such as migrants, sailors and coal miners for this Labor Day weekend.

  • Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Jane Rothfield, “Hamilton Iron Works”, I Fiddle They Banjo, Independent

  • Pete Seeger, “Solidarity Forever”, If I Had A Hammer/Songs Of Hope & Struggle, Smithsonian Folkways

  • Bob Miller, “The Rich Man And The Poor Man”, Poor Man’s Heaven, Bluebird

  • Vernon Dalhart, “The Farm Relief Song”, Poor Man’s Heaven, Bluebird

  • Woody Guthrie, “Dusty Old Dust”, Dustbowl Ballads, RCA Victor

  • Pete Seeger, “Talking Union”, If I Had A Hammer/Songs Of Hope & Struggle, Smithsonian Folkways

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  • Steve Gillette, “Grapes On The Vine”, The Ways Of The World, Compass Rose Music

  • Bok Muir & Trickett, “Great Valley’s Harvest”, Harbors Of Home, Timberhead

  • David Massengill, “My Name Joe”, Coming Up For Air, Flying Fish

  • Richard Shindell, “Fishing”, Blue Divide, Shanachie

  • John Gorka, “Bracero”, What’s That I Hear/The Songs Of Phil Ochs, Sliced Bread Records

  • Tom Russell, “Who’s Gonna Build Your Wall?”, Wounded Heart Of America, HighTone Records

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  • Johnson Girls, “Johnson Girls”, On Deck & Below, Folk-Legacy Records

  • Shipping News, “Fire Merengo”, “The Bergen”, Wives’ Tales & Songs Of The Sea, Dog Watch Records

  • Lee Murdock, “The Great Lakes Song”, Great Lakes Chronicle, Depot Recording

  • Lee Murdock, “Charles Conrad On The S.S. Badger”, The Lost Lake Sailors, Depot Recordings

  • Johnson Girls, “Haul Boys Haul”, On Deck & Below, Folk-Legacy Records

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  • Sue Massek, “I Am A Union Woman”, Precious Memories, Strictly Country Records

  • John McCutcheon, “What We Want”, Joe Hill’s Last Will, Appalsongs

  • Natalie Merchant, “Which Side Are You On”, Coal Country Music, Heartwood

  • Kathy Mattea, “Coal Tattoo”, “Black Lung Coal”, Coal, Thirty Tigers

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  • Lee Murdock, “Lament For The Lost Lake Sailors”, The Lost Lake Sailors, Depot Recordings