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American Industrial Ballads - Pete Seeger
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  1. Peg and Awl
  2. The Blind Fiddler
  3. The Buffalo Skinners
  4. Eight-Hour Day
  5. Hard Times in the Mill
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  1. Peg and Awl
  2. The Blind Fiddler
  3. The Buffalo Skinners
  4. Eight-Hour Day
  5. Hard Times in the Mill
  6. Roll Down the Line
  7. Hayseed Like Me
  8. The Farmer Is the Man
  9. Come All You Hardy Miners
  10. He Lies in the American Land
  11. Casey Jones
  12. Let Them Wear Their Watches Fine
  13. Cotton Mill Colic
  14. Seven Cent Cotton and Forty Cent Meat
  15. Mill Mother's Lament
  16. Fare Ye Well, Old Ely Branch
  17. Beans, Bacon, and Gravy
  18. The Death of Harry Simms
  19. Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues
  20. Ballad of Barney Graham
  21. My Children Are Seven in Number
  22. Raggedy
  23. Pittsburgh Town
  24. Sixty Per Cent
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Pete Seeger presents a history of the Industrial Revolution and its impact on working people on American Industrial Ballads, a collection of 24 songs (over half of them shorter than two minutes each) sequenced in chronological order by date of composition, to the extent that this can be determined, from the early-1800s appearance of "Peg and Awl," in which a worker struggles to keep up with a machine, to songs written by Woody Guthrie and Les Rice in the 1940s. Only a couple of songs are well known, and those don't fit the ...

American Industrial Ballads 1992, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

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