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Songs of Struggle, Songs of Hope— Mat Callahan on Against the Grain

Working Class-Heroes

Against the Grain

There was plenty of labor militancy in the U.S. in the early 20th century. Much of that militancy was met with violence; workers were brutalized and sometimes murdered for organizing to demand fair wages and decent working conditions. These sometimes life-and-death struggles were enshrined in song. Mat Callahan talks about the tunes he and Yvonne Moore have revived on a new CD and companion songbook. (Encore presentation.)

Mat Callahan and Yvonne Moore, Working-Class Heroes PM Press, 2019

Mat Callahan and Yvonne Moore, Working-Class Heroes: A History of Struggle in Song: A Songbook PM Press, 2019

Working Class-Heroes CD
Working Class-Heroes
The Explosion of Deferred Dreams: Musical Renaissance and Social Revolution in San Francisco, 1965–1975
Songs of Freedom: The James Connolly Songbook

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