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Australia's rebel heritage of poetry and song
Ballads like the one published in Borough, London, by the famous printer HP Such, had been sold on the streets of the towns and cities from which convicts were transported to Australia from the First ...
Bound for Glory
The autobiography of folk singer Woody Guthrie.
Austin, Helen E.
A parody song aimed at Canada's Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Connexions: Volume 10, Number 1 - Spring 1986 - The Arts and Social Change
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Harperman is a song lampooning Canada's Conservative Prime Minister Stepehn Harper, written and performed by Ottawa scientist and folk singer Tony Turner. Singing the song got him suspended from his j...
The ignorant, repressive attack on Frank Loesser's "Baby, It's Cold Outside"
A look at Frank Loesser's 1944 song "Baby, It's Cold Outside" and the social forces which have aggressively pushed the new 'Puritanism' that seeks to have the song banned.
Little Boxes and other handmade songs
The best songs I write turn out to be something like folks songs because these traditional pieces say things the way I want to say them and am impelled to say them; they mean to speak surely and quiet...
Phil Ochs: There but for Fortune
Bowser, Kenneth (director)
A documentary film on the life and times of folk singer-songwriter Phil Ochs.
Socialist and Labor Songs: An International Revolutionary Songbook
Morgan, Elizabeth (ed.); Preface by Utah Phillips
Seventy-seven songs -- with words and sheet music -- of solidarity, revolt, humor, and revolution.
Where is Phil Ochs When We Really Need Him?: There But For Fortune
Brown, Peter Stone
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