For tonight's Music Club, Wilco and Billy Bragg team up to put some of Woody Guthrie's unheard lyrics to original music.
Happy Labor Day.
Written by Leon Rosselson, the song honored the Diggers Commune of 1649. I often thought of this song during the height of the Occupy movement.
Whatcha listening to this evening?
Billy Bragg FTW! It's hardly possible to celebrate Labor Day without 'im. What are you listening to this evening? Hope everyone had a great weekend.
Ronnie Lane was best known as the bassist for the Small Faces and Faces, but he was also a magnificent solo artist in his own right. Although his work
We tend to keep the Music Club above politics, but with Billy Bragg that's almost always impossible. This song is one of my favorites. Whatcha listen
The labor movement has a soundtrack as rich as its history. "Which Side Are You On" was written in 1931 by Florence Reece, the wife of a union organ
Yesterday John suggested I listen to the new Billy Bragg album, Mr. Love & Justice. I think he got all worked up over Billy's NY Times OpEd, The Royal
This classic union song was written by Florence Reece in 1931 while mine owners were terrorizing coal workers in "bloody Harlan County." Florence's hu
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