Ballad of the Carpenter
Ballad of the carpenter
Jesus was a working man
Jesus was a working man, a hero you shall hear
About the Song
Collected Reprints from Sing Out magazine Vol 2, Sing Out 10:4
This song was first recorded by MacColl with his partner Peggy Seeger for their 1960 "The New Briton Gazette Vol.1" LP.
It is known primarily for Phil Ochs' cover on his iconic "I Ain't Marching Anymore" LP in 1965 on Elektra Records.