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Huey!: Listen Whitey!
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(American Documentary Films, 1972), 58 mins

Huey P. Newton, one of the founding members of the Black Panther Party, was arrested in the late 1960s on charges of shooting a police officer.Huey! is a representation of the support Newton received from the Panthers and other members of the community during his trial.Listen Whitey! chronicles the reaction of...

(American Documentary Films, 1972), 58 mins
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Build and Sing: Songs for Architects, Builders and Planners
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performed by Joe Glazer (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 1 hour 19 mins, 19 page(s)
performed by Joe Glazer (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 1 hour 19 mins, 19 page(s)
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Textile Voices: Songs and Stories of the Mills
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(Collector Records, 1975), 45 mins

In this album’s liner notes Sol Stetin, former president of the Textile Worker Union of America and co-founder of the American Labor Museum, writes "Joe Glazer knows the feelings and aspirations of the textile workers. He has marched on their picket lines and sung in their union halls. With the songs and stori...

(Collector Records, 1975), 45 mins
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I Will Win: Songs of the Wobblies
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(Collector Records, 1977), 39 mins

What’s a Wobbly? Legend has it that a Chinese cook in a railroad gang while proudly announcing that he was a member of the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World—a union formed to organize all workers) was heard to say he was a member of the "I-Wobbly-Wobbly." Despite their humorous nickname, the members of IW...

(Collector Records, 1977), 39 mins
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Down at the Union Hall
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(Collector Records, 1986), 28 mins

Joe Glazer said of Kenny Winfree: "[He’s] got a talent that looks easy but few folks can do it. He has [a] knack for writing catchy, moving songs with a message—songs that are easy to sing and easy to remember." These kind words ring true of Winfree’s first album, Down at the Union Hall, a collection of captiva...

(Collector Records, 1986), 28 mins
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Garbage and Other Songs of Our Time
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performed by Joe Glazer, The Charlie Byrd Trio (Collector Records, 1980), 38 mins
performed by Joe Glazer, The Charlie Byrd Trio (Collector Records, 1980), 38 mins
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Jellybean Blues
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(Collector Records, 1982), 40 mins

It seems oxymoronic that one could ever have the blues when there are jellybeans around. However, when placed in the context of the Reagan era, Joe Glazer found himself rather depressed. In this politically-charged first of the two volume collection (see COLL01998 Jellybean Blues, Vol. 2.) Glazer sets his sati...

(Collector Records, 1982), 40 mins
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Give Your Hands to Struggle
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produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon, 1942-, Amy Horowitz and Barbara Dane, 1927- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 48 mins
Reagon's strengths as a songwriter, singer, and composer are reflected in this collection of songs performed with powerful layered harmonies. Includes the full-length version of Freedom in the Air and the previously unreleased We've Come a Long Way to Be Together. 43 minutes, informative 36-page booklet. 1975 P...
produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon, 1942-, Amy Horowitz and Barbara Dane, 1927- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 48 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1979), 47 mins
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Singing BRAC with Joe Glazer
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(Collector Records, 1975), 33 mins

Founded in a cigar shop in 1899 by 33 members, the Brotherhood of Railway and Airline Clerks or BRAC represents 46,000 members in what is now known as the Transportation Communications International Union. Joe Glazer,"Labor’s Troubadour" sings some of the most famous songs of the railroad, including "Joe Hill"...

(Collector Records, 1975), 33 mins
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