If I Were Free--Joe Hill House Memorial Edition (1967)

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Title If I Were Free--Joe Hill House Memorial Edition (1967)
Alternative Title A Collection of Songs Sung Every Friday Night at the Joe Hill House
Creator Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967; Phillips, Utah; Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970; Hill, Joe, 1879-1915; Seeger, Pete, 1919-
Contributor Freeman, Jack; Freeman, Ceres; Thorn, Robert
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1967
Date Digital 2013
Temporal Coverage American Folk Music Revival 1950-1970
Description A book made of binder pages published by the Utah Wobbly Press, 1967. It is a memorial edition for Joe Hill, songwriter and organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World. There are three sections in the book: the first section is about the account of Joe Hill's trial for murder and his Execution; the second section explain the founding and operation of Joe Hill House of Hospitality; the third section is a list of 58 songs sung for transients and migrants at the Joe Hill House every Friday night. Songs by Joe Hill, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Utah Phillips, and others, as well as traditional folk songs. The songs only have lyrics, without music score
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City (Utah)
Subject Folk music; Folk songs, English; Hill, Joe, 1879-1915; Hill, Joe, 1879-1915--Songs and music; Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970; Shelters for the homeless--Utah--Salt Lake City
Keywords Freeman, Ceres; Thorn, Jo; Joe Hill; Joe Hill trial and execution; Joe Hill House of Hospitality; Labor songs; Labor movement; Protest songs; Industrial Workers of the World
Table of Contents 1. The Case of Joe Hill by Ammon Hennacy; 2. Joe Hill House by Ammon Hennacy; 3. Joe Hill by Alfred Hayes; 4. Because All Men are Brothers; 5. This Here River by Cajun; 6. Pastures of Plenty by Woody Guthrie; 7. Little Ernesto by Cajun; 8. Midnight Special; 9. We Shall not be Moved; 10. Pig Hollow by Bruce Phillips; 11. We Shall Overcome; 12. Song of the Deportees by Woody Guthrie; 13. Jesus Christ by Woody Guthrie; 14. This Land is Your Land by Woody Guthrie; 15. Freight Train by Elizabeth Cotton; 16. The Preacher and the Slave by Joe Hill; 17. New York Town by Woody Guthrie; 18. The Tramp by Joe Hill; 19. He was a friend of mine; 20. Roll the Union On; 21. Rambling Round by Woody Guthrie; 22. Where are all the Flowers gone? By Pete Seeger; 23. Study War no More; 24. Casey Jones the Union Scab by Joe Hill; 25. Union Burying Ground by Woody Guthrie; 26. Salty Dog; 27. Lonesome Road Blues; 28. Boil the Cabbage Down; 29. Wabash Cannonball; 30. Away with Rum; 31. Rummy Dummy Line; 32. Ramblin' Boy by Paxton; 33. Union Maid by Woody Guthrie; 34. Enola Gay by Bruce Phillips; 35. One More Ride by Ralph Chaplin; 36. Worried Men Blues; 37. Go to Sleep You Weary Hobo; 38. Hallelujah I'm a Bum by Haywire Mac McClintock; 39. Which Side are You On? By Florence Reece and Molly Jackson; 40. Judas Ram by Bruce Phillips; 41. There is Power in a Union by Joe Hill; 42. Waiting for a Train by Jimmy Rodgers; 43. Danville Girl; 44. The Popular Wobbly by T-Bone Slim; 45. We Have Fed You all for a Thousand Year by an Unknown Proletarian; 46. The Dying Hobo; 47. Hallelujah Hanna by A.E. Houseman; 48. Fassin' Through; 49. Stay All Night; 50. Better Times are Coming; 51. Wreck of the Old 97; 52. When I First to This Island; 53. Banks of Marble; 54. Hobo Bill's Last Ride by Jimmy Rodgers; 55. Wives by Bruce Phillips; 56. If I were Free; 57. Union Maid; 58. Funeral Train by Bruce Phillips
Abstract The historical account of Joe Hill's life and death; the founding story of the Joe Hill House of Hospitality; and a collections of songs written by political-left songwriters, such as Joe Hill, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Utah Phillips
Type Text
Genre Books
Format application/pdf
Extent 334.9 MB
Language eng
Rights This material may be protected by copyright. Permission may be required for use in any form. For further information please contact Alison Regan, Head of Scholarship and Education Services at the J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah: alison.regan@utah.edu
ARK ark:/87278/s68k7v0v
Setname uu_utfolklore
Date Created 2013-07-01
Date Modified 2014-01-07
ID 716458
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68k7v0v
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