Various Artists, Music of Coal: Mining Songs from the Appalachian Coalfields (Full Lights) Handouts Gallery Walk Images Handout 1 – The Lyrics of Nimrod Workman Handout 2 – The Coal Wars Document Set Handout 3 – American Labor and Working-Class History, 1886-1944
MUSIC OF COAL - Mining Songs from the Appalachian Coalfields. Two years in the making, the two-CD set Music of Coal: Mining Songs from the Appalachian Coalfields collects 48 songs addressing various aspects of coalmining history and culture, including black lung, union organizing, environmental impacts and the contribution of coal to the national economy.
Music of Coal: Mining Songs from the Appalachian Coalfields is a 70-page book and two CD compilation of old and new music from southern Appalachian coalfields. The project was produced by Jack Wright and is a benefit for the Lonesome Pine Office on Youth in Wise County, ia.
Lyrics to 'Working in a Coal Mine' by Devo. Well I been workin' in a coal mine / Goin' down, down / Workin' in a coal mine / Whew! About to slip down / Top Songs. Feels Like SummerChildish ... Song Discussions is protected by U.S. Patent 9401941. Other patents pending.
Summary. Coal Digging Blues: Songs of West ia Miners, compiled by Mark Allan Jackson, is the eighth addition to the WVU Press Sound Archive series.Drawing upon gospels, blues, and country musical influences, the musicians on this compilation explicate the hardships and hopes of Great Depression-era West ia coal miners.
Not all songs that mention "coal" are about mining it - ie "coal black hair" and coal in the fire, but certainly check out those songs in the Digital Tradition here. You can also search for "@mining" to see the songs that have that keyword (not all are COAL mining, but most are) to get another (overlapping) long list of songs.
The majority of the songs on this recording were originally collected from miners by the preeminent folklorist of the coal mines, George Korson, to whom this recording is dedicated. The first half of the recording was made in 1962, with Charlie Byrd playing lead guitar.
Songs and Ballads of the Anthracite Miners . Recorded and Edited . by . George Korson. 1947 . Recording Laboratory, Music Division . library of Congress, Washington 1916 . Library of Congress Catalog Card Number R59-578 rev . A vailable from the Library of Congress . …
SONGS FROM THE MINES Child labor in the coal mines (Lewis W. Hine, early 1900s) BALLAD OF BARNEY GRAHAM (DELLA MAE GRAHAM) ... (Coal Miners' Choir from Nova Scotia, Canada) -- their background, ... TO TOP OF PAGE TO LABOR MOVEMENT PAGE TO 1920s & 1930s PAGE TO HISTORY IN SONG PAGE TO STARTING PAGE.
The disc is well populated with moving unionist coal mining protest songs of renowned folk artist Helen Dickens. Her bright, strong and singular delivery makes a good foundation for this record. Also present is the all- Reel World String Band .
A list of lyrics, artists and songs that contain the term "coal mining" - from the Lyrics.com website. ... Coal mining is the most dangerous work in our land today With plenty of dirty. slaving work, and very little pay. Coal miner, won't you. It's Like That. De La Soul, Carl Thomas.
Tennessee's Coal Creek War of the early 1890s, which stemmed from the opposition of native miners to the state's use of convict labor in privately owned mining operations, is the topic of a series of pre-twentieth-century song variants, including "Coal Creek Troubles," "Coal Creek War," and "Coal Creek Rebellion" (all authors ...
On his New York Times "Dot Earth" blog post, Songs of this Fossil Age: A Coal Miner's Death Foretold, he tells the story and links some other songs of his, as well as other coal mining songs. Among the comments to the post, he mentions the Music of Coal website, which focuses on songs of the southern Appalachian coalfields.
From the very beginning of the industrialization period in the coal filled mountains of Eastern Kentucky, West ia, Southwestern ia, and Eastern Tennessee, mountain people have used songs to draw attention to and instigate reaction against poor, unsafe, and unfair working conditions and labor practices in the expanding coal mines.
Coal Mining Songs and Poems. Poetry of Mine. Poetry of Mine. 2. Poetry of Mine. 3. (1)Mining Songs/Poems. (2)Mining Songs. (3)Mining Songs.( Rab Amour ) Information about Coal Mining Songs. The Men of The Deeps. Tribute to The Men of The Deeps. Ian Scott, Johnny Caesar, Johnny Handle. Ballad of the The Shadow Miner.