It was on the first of May That I heard the union say Eight hours of decent working For eight hours of decent pay And we won't forget the reasons Why were marching here today With the millions who sing a union song Stand Together by Bernard Carney
Paradigm Shift 5 Feb 2016 (4zzz fm 102.1 Fridays at Noon, website) George Mann (International folk singer, website), Pat Hovey (Combined Unions Choir, website), Mary (Combined Unions Choir) & Ian (LeftPress, website) discuss songs of the Labour Movement, their meaning and their part in organising. This show was held in the lead up to the Foco Nuevo Concert Celebrating the Labour Movement in Song hosted by Brisbane band Jumping Fences, website. Foco Nuevo , website,is held on the first Friday of every month at the Kurilpa Hall in West End (next to the library in Boundary Street).
George Mann – A Folksinger in America
Combined Unions Choir – Accidental Murder
Combined Unions Choir – This Darkened Room
Utah Phillips – Hallelujah I’m a Bum