If I Had A Hammer

Songs of Hope & Struggle
Seeger, Pete (Music CD - 1998)
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Authors: Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014
Title: If I had a hammer
songs of hope & struggle
[sound recording]
Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways, p1998
Characteristics: 1 sound disc :,digital ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: Pete Seeger
Notes: Program notes by Mark Greenberg, bibliography, and discography (20 p. : ill.) inserted in container
Compact disc
Most selections originally released by Folkways, 1955-1992; includes 3 previously unreleased tracks
Folk songs and original songs written by Seeger and others
Smithsonian Folkways: SF 40096 (on container: SF CD 40096)
Contents: I'd hammer in the morning (introduction). If I had a hammer / Lee Hays, Pete Seeger (1:52)
Solidarity forever (unions and labor). Banks of marble / Les Rice (3:12) ; Which side are you on? / Florence Reece (2:06) ; Casey Jones (The union scab) / Joe Hill, E.W. Newton (1:54) ; Talking union / Millard Lampell, Lee Hays, Pete Seeger (3:01) ; Joe Hill / Alfred Hayes, Earl Robinson (2:29) ; Union maid / Woody Guthrie (2:12) ; Step by step / Traditional, arr. by Waledmar Hille, Pete Seeger (1:33) ; Solidarity forever / Ralph Chaplin, David Welsh (2:51)
Study war no more (peace). Where have all the flowers gone / Pete Seeger (2:01) ; Talking atom / Vern Partlow (2:25) ; Crow on the cradle / Sidney Carter (2:21) ; Last night I had the strangest dream / Ed McCurdy (2:21) ; Study war no more (Down by the riverside) / Trad. (3:09)
We shall overcome (civil rights). Bourgeois blues / Huddie Ledbetter (2:03) ; River of my people / Trad., words by Pete Seeger (3:03) ; Hold on (Hand on the plow) / Trad. (3:16) ; We shall overcome / Trad., adapted by Zilphia Horton, Frank Hamilton, Guy Carawan, Pete Seeger (4:38)
I'd hammer in the evening (hope). He lies in the American land / Andrew Kovaly, Pete Seeger (1:57) ; Well may the world go / Pete Seeger (2:38) ; Turn, turn, turn / words from the Bible, music and additional words by Pete Seeger (2:43) ; Tomorrow is a highway / Lee Hays, Pete Seeger (3:28) ; Oh, had I a golden thread / Pete Seeger (3:26) ; We'll all be a-doubling Pete Seeger (Tao Rodriquez, vocals; David Amram, dombek; recorded Mar. 1998, Beacon, NY) (1:53) ; Arrange and rearrange Pete Seeger (Rodriquez; Amram) (4:48) ; If I had a hammer / Lee Hays, Pete Seeger (2:10)
Alternate Title: Songs of hope & struggle
Branch Call Number: CD World North America SEEGER
Performers: Pete Seeger, vocals, banjo, and guitar.
Subject Headings: African Americans Civil rights Songs and music Political ballads and songs United States Working class United States Songs and music Folk music United States Folk songs, English United States
Topical Term: African Americans
Political ballads and songs
Working class
Folk music
Folk songs, English
Publisher No: SF CD 40096 Smithsonian Folkways
SF 40096 Smithsonian Folkways
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A great example of the way that Pete used stories and songs to teach and inspire his listeners

Folk songs and original songs written by Seeger and others. Most selections originally released by Folkways, 1955-1992; includes 3 previously unreleased tracks. -from the CD description.
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