Monday, September 05, 2011

"Labor Day and the spirit of Joe Hill": Joan Baez At Woodstock (with video)

Huffington Post with video (01:47):
...a clip of Joan Baez singing a song for Joe Hill at Woodstock, 40 years ago...

Hill was a labor activist and member of the Wobblies executed in 1915.
Howie P.S.: "Labor Day and the spirit of Joe Hill" (Clancy Sigal-GuardianUK):
Anyone who is a fan of Billy Bragg, as I am, or Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie or the sixties protest singer Phil Ochs knows that radical America's greatest songwriter-educator Joe Hill is still alive in the young-in-heart on this besieged Labor Day. MORE...

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