Classic Protest Songs from Smithsonian Folkways
by Various Artists

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Track Listing

1 Freedom Now Chant - Mass Meeting Participants In Hattiesburg, MS
2 Jesus Christ - Woody Guthrie
3 Bourgeois Blues - Lead Belly
4 Black, Brown, And White - Big Bill Broonzy
5 Baby, I've Been Thinking - Janis Ian
6 Blowin' in the Wind - The New World Singers
7 This Land Is Your Land - Jill Burkee/Jack Hardy/Mark Dann/Steve Forbert
8 Turn, Turn, Turn - Liz Getz
9 As Long as the Grass Will Grow - Peter La Farge
10 Talking Pay TV - Phil Ochs
11 Masters of War - The Bergerfolk
12 Waist Deep in the Big Muddy - Pete Seeger
13 Agent Orange - Peggy Seeger
14 Strange Fruit - Brother John Sellers
15 How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live - The New Lost City Ramblers
16 I'm Going to Write the Governor of Georgia - Champion Jack Dupree
17 When We Make It Through - Barbara Dane
18 Evicted Tenant - Agnes "Sis" Cunningham
19 Corrido de C‚sar Ch vez - Perros Del Pueblo Nuevo
20 Gone, Gone, Gone - Red Shadow
21 Spirits of the Revolution - Larry Estridge
22 We Shall Overcome - Guy Carawan

Genre: Folk
  • Genre: Folk Music
  • Release Date: March 2009
  • Label: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • Format: CD
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Producer: D.A. Sonneborn; Daniel Sheehy
Music Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Dirty Linen (p.53) - "[S]ome of the 20th century's most influential music....The album opens with 'Freedom Now Chant,' a 26-second field recording of participants at a Hattiesburg, Mississippi mass meeting in 1964."

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