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If I Had a Hammer: Songs of Hope & Struggle


26 classic labor songs, peace songs, freedom songs, and songs of hope especially selected by Pete Seeger for this 1998 compilation.

  1. If I Had a Hammer
    Union & labor songs:
  2. Banks of Marble (Les Rice)
  3. Which Side Are You On? (Florence Reese, 1931)
  4. Casey Jones (The Union Scab - by Joe Hill)
  5. Talking Union
  6. Joe Hill (Alfred Hayes & Earl Robinson, 1938)
  7. Union Maid (Woody Guthrie, 1940)
  8. Step by Step (Pete Seeger & Waldemar Hille - taken from preamble to the constitution of the American Mineworkers Association in 1870)
  9. Solidarity Forever (Ralph Chapin, 1915)
    Peace songs:
  10. Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
  11. Talking Atom (Old Man Atom)
  12. Crow on the Cradle (by Sydney Carter)
  13. Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream
  14. Study War No More (Down by the Riverside)
    Civil righgts songs:
  15. Bourgeois Blues (by Leadbelly)
  16. River of My People (by Pete Seeger)
  17. Hold On (Keep Your Hand on the Plow)
  18. We Shall Overcome
    Songs of hope:
  19. He Lies in the American Land
  20. Well May the World Go
  21. Turn, Turn, Turn
  22. Tomorrow Is a Highway
  23. Oh, Had I a Golden Thread
  24. We'll All Be a Doublin'
  25. Arrange & Re-arrange
  26. If I Had a Hammer
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