Labor Culture

Labor Music

Linda Allen
Women's Work
Songs about women's real work, from building ships to soothing the sick.

Brooklyn Women's Chorus
The Power of Song
Directed by our own Bev Grant, the Chorus sings songs of labor, peace and justice, many of which will be familiar to summer school alums.

Coal Mining Women  
Re-release of songs by Hazel Dickens, Florence Reese, Phyllis Boyens, Sarah Gunning and others.

DC Labor Chorus – 2-song CD
Includes "Welcome Union Members" and "Health Care Stomp"

Anne Feeney
Look to the Left    
Union Maid
United We Bargain, Divided We Beg  

Anne Feeney & Chris Chandler
Flying Poetry Circus    

Bev Grant  
We Were There: Songs of Women's Labor History

Relive Labor History Night with this CD;  accompanying songbook

Pat Humphries
Named for Humphries' cover of Phil Ochs' unreleased song. Includes No Sweat and We Were There.

Ella Jenkins
Ella Jenkins and a Union of Friends Pulling Together  
Labor songs and recitations for children; wonderful for the under 6 set.

Tom Juravich
Out of Darkness
Songs from the United Mine Workers movie.

Charlie King and Karen Brandow
Puppet Town   
Songs of political puppets, corporate rats, and ordinary people all over the world struggling to make it better.

Charlie King and Martha Leader  
Steppin' Out
With We Just Come to Work Here and World Turned Upside Down.

New York City Labor Chorus
In Solidarity    
15 songs, with Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee.

Workers Rise: Labor in the Spotlight  
Features union songs as well as lively selections from gospel, jazz, classical, and folk traditions.

Pipets - The chorus of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers (AFSCME)
Gonna Build A Union   

We Just Come to Work Here, We Don't Come to Die   
Songs of work and safety by Sweet Honey in the Rock, Laurel Blaydes, Anne Feeney, Joe Glazer, Larry Penn, and others.