Industrial Workers of the World Songs

or

"The Little Red Songbook"

London, 1916
Printed and Sold by W. Oliver, No 12, Bartholomew-Close;

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To fan the flames of Discontent

Preface

1. Workers of the world, awaken! - Melody
2. The worker's flag is deepest red / The Red Flag - Melody
3. Arise, you prisoners of starvation! The Internationale - Melody
4. Oh, say can you hear / The Banner of Labor - Melody
5. Ye sons of toil, awake to glory! / The Workers' Marseillaise - Melody
6. We're spending billions every year / Should I Ever be a Soldier - Melody
7. We are coming home, John Farmer / Harvest War Song - Melody
8. We want all the workers in the world to organize / What We Want - Melody
9. Conditions they are bad / Workingman, Unite! - Melody
10. You may ramble 'round the country anywhere you will / Scissor Bill - Melody
11. One day as I lay dreaming / A Dream - Melody
12. If you all will shut your trap / The Tramp - Melody
13. Workers, the World! / We Come - Melody
14. Long-haired preachers come out every night / The Preacher and the Slave - Melody
15. There is a bunch of honest workingmen / They Are All Fighters - Melody
16. Would you have freedom from wage slavery / There Is Power in a Union - Melody
17. I had a job once threshing wheat / Ta-Ra-Ra-Ra-Boom-De-Ay - Melody
18. We meet today in Freedom's cause / Hold the Fort - Melody
19. There are ninety and nine that work and die / Ninety and Nine - Melody
20. Now, workingmen, you know you live a life of misery / The Road to Emancipation - Melody
21. Please give me your attention / Mr. Block - Melody
22. Stand up! Stand up! Ye workers - Melody
23. Onward, Christian soldiers! / Christians At War - Melody
24. Stand up, ye toilers, why crouch ye like cravens? / Workers of the World - Melody
25. When the Union's inspiration / Solidarity Forever - Melody
26. One little girl, fair as a pearl / The White Slave - Melody
27. One day as I was walking along the railroad track / Overalls and Snuff - Melody
28. A little girl with her father stayed / Don't Take My Papa Away From Me - Melody
29. If you dam up the river of progress / The Hope of the Ages - Melody
30. When I was hiking 'round the town / Stung Right - Melody
31. We'll sing the praise of future days / The Optimistic Laborites - Melody
32. He built the road / The Blanket Stiff - Melody
33. The Workers on the S. P. Line / Casey Jones - The Union Scab - Melody
33a. Sing a song in praise of toiling masses / It is the Union - Melody
34. We will sing one song of the meek and humble slave - Melody
35. Courage and honor to him who's jailed / We're Ready - Melody
36. There are women of many descriptions / The Rebel Girl - Melody
36a. We have seen the reaper toiling / Wage Workers, Come Join the Union - Melody
37. Parasites in this fair country / The Parasites - Melody
37a. Up from your knees, ye cringing serfmen! - Melody
38. Are you poor, forlorn and hungry? / Dump the Bosses Off Your Back - Melody
39. Hark! the battle-cry is ringing! - Melody
40. Fellow workers, can't you hear / Everybody's Joining It - Melody
41. Bill Brown was a worker in a great big shop / A. F. of L. Sympathy - Melody
42. In Lawrence, when the starving masses / John Golden and the Lawrence Strike - Melody
43. I wander up and down the street / Workers of the World, Unite - Melody
45. The Workers of the World are now awaking - Melody
46. Come with us, you workingmen / Paint 'Er Red - Melody
47. Gone are the days, when the master class could say - Melody
48. Yes, we'll rally from the mines, boys / The Workers' Battle Cry for Freedom - Melody
49. Down in Lawrence, Massachusetts / Come Join Theme Big Union, Do - Melody
50. In this blessed land of freedom / Walking Once Grass - Melody
53. Fellow workers pay attention / Where the Fraser River Flows - Melody
61. We broke the yoke of a pitiless class / Liberty Forever - Melody
62. Mr. Slave, Mr. Slave, listen to the call / The Bonehead Working Man - Melody
64. Bring the good old red book, boys / One Big Industrial Union - Melody
66. They've shot Joe Hill, his life has fled / November Nineteenth - Melody

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