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This album salutes the African American workers. As Jaqueline Jones wrote last year in her article "Black Workers Remember" it is one of the great ironies of American labor history that enslaved workers toiled at a wider variety of skilled tasks than did their descendants who were free.
This album salutes the African American workers. As Jaqueline Jones wrote last year in her article "Black Workers Remember" it is one of the great ironies of American labor history that enslaved workers toiled at a wider variety of skilled tasks than did their descendants who were free.
4260072729445

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Format: CD
Label: KOKO-MOJO
Rel. Date: 10/01/2021
UPC: 4260072729445

Off To Work / Various
Artist: Off To Work / Various
Format: CD
New: Not in stock
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DISC: 1

1. Louis Jordon - Workin' Man
2. Buster Brown - John Henry
3. John Lee Hooker - I Lost My Job
4. Long Tall Lester - Working Man
5. Val Martinez - Payday
6. Wilbert Harrison - Off To Work Again
7. Jimmy Reed - Big Boss Man
8. St Louis Jimmy - Hard Luck Boogie
9. Chico Leverett - Work Work
10. B.B. King - Hard Working Woman
11. Esquerita - Laid Off
12. Louisiana Red - Working Man Blues
13. Little Willie Littlefield - Happy Pay Day
14. Tommy Youngblood - Laid Off My Job Too Long
15. B. Brown And His Rockin' McVouts - Hard Working Man
16. Big Bill Broonzy - Moppers Blues
17. Sonny Terry ; Brownie McGhee - Auto Mechanic Blues
18. B. K. Anderson - The Minimum Wage
19. Chuck Berry - Let It Rock
20. Oscar Brown Jr - Work Song
21. The Heartbeats - I Found A Job
22. Smiley Lewis - Blue Monday
23. Preacher Stephens - Unemployment Blues
24. Lightnin' Hopkins - Don't Need No Job
25. Jay McShann - Hard Working Man's Blues

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This album salutes the African American workers. As Jaqueline Jones wrote last year in her article "Black Workers Remember" it is one of the great ironies of American labor history that enslaved workers toiled at a wider variety of skilled tasks than did their descendants who were free.
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