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Blue Collar Bluegrass
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(Collector Records, 2006), 34 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." Blue Collar Bluegrass is a collection of songs focused on union life and accompanied by fast fraili...

(Collector Records, 2006), 34 mins
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Bricklayin' Union Man
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(Collector Records, 2010), 44 mins, 11 page(s)
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Folk Songs of the American Dream
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(Collector Records, 1995), 1 hour 4 mins

Many people have struggled in their quest for the American Dream. In this collection of music Joe Glazer highlights those groups who have toiled endlessly for this dream and on whose backs this country was built. Glazer sings the songs of immigrants, slaves, women, soldiers, truckers, the poor, the hungry and th...

(Collector Records, 1995), 1 hour 4 mins
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Jellybean Blues, Vol. 2
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(Collector Records, 1984), 37 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 two-volume collection (see COLL01935 Jellybean Blues) Glazer sets his satirical and openly criti...

(Collector Records, 1984), 37 mins
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(Collector Records, 2012), 1 hour 3 mins, 17 page(s)
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Joe Glazer Sings Labor Songs
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(Collector Records, 1982), 39 mins

The first album in Collector Records’ series on industrial folklore and folksong, Joe Glazer Sings Labor Songs was recorded live in 1967 during a training program for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees held in Washington, DC. Including songs such as "We Shall Not be Moved," "We Are...

(Collector Records, 1982), 39 mins
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Old Folks Ain't All the Same
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(Collector Records, 1987), 41 mins

While it’s true that Old Folks Ain’t All the Same , they can all fall victim to the same discrimination and stereotyping. Joe Glazer sings songs of the struggles of seniors that include the problems of pension, the battles of bridge, and the wiles of the wise. Not strictly for senior citizens, this album is su...

(Collector Records, 1987), 41 mins
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Songs of Steel and Struggle: The Story of the Steelworkers
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(Collector Records, 1975), 42 mins
Collector Records presents Joe Glazer along with the Charlie Byrd Trio in this collection of Songs of Steel—as no series on industrial folklore and folksong in America would be complete without an album dedicated to steelworkers. Glazer opens the album with Woody Guthrie’s hit song “Pittsburgh” and sings o...
(Collector Records, 1975), 42 mins
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Still Feels Like Rollin': Songs About Trucks and Trains
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(Collector Records, 1987), 39 mins

Joe Glazer said of Larry Penn: "[He] is walking in the footsteps of Joe Hill and Woody Guthrie." In this second album of Larry Penn’s work (See COLL0931 Workin’ for a Livin’) listeners are treated to more original songs by this charming folk musician. Though Still Feels Like Rollin’ is a collection of songs...

(Collector Records, 1987), 39 mins
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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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