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Turner Corn, a member of the Laborers' International Union of North America from Indiana, wrote a new pro-labor song after being inspired by rallies on behalf of working families. Corn's song is called "Remember November" and is a country song not unlike much of the popular country on the radio these days. Unlike most popular country, though, the song is strongly-pro union.
An excerpt from the song:
We built this country
On the backs of those that work
We're all in this together
Our voices shall be heard
AFL-CIO is promoting the song on their blog:
When Indiana working families were rallying at the statehouse against the state legislatures’ drive to ram through "right to work" legislation, Laborers (LIUNA) member Turner Corn was there with his guitar to boost the crowd's spirit.
He’s since written this new song, “Remember November,” which reflects the frustrations working Americans feel towards elected officials who attack their fundamental rights and values.
Corn's website has more. His bio:
Turner Corn is a true American original. Turner has been a singer-songwriter and performer since the age of fifteen. For most his life Turner has made his living in construction, but his passion has always been writing songs and performing for live audiences. Turner's songs give voice to the lives of everyday people.
Turner was born and raised in Southern Indiana where he was steeped in southern gospel, southern rock, bluegrass, and the roots of country music. As the youngest of five children, his entire family is musically oriented.
Turner still makes his home in Crawford County, Indiana where he continues writing and singing great music. Stay tuned for much, much more. ...