Karen Warren
Chico Schwall's American Roots
We Shall Not Be Moved
Songs of Work, Labor & Protest
Thu, Apr 30, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Sheffer Recital Hall, The Shedd Institute
This year is the centenary of the death of organizer, activist and songwriter Joe Hill. It's also the 100th anniversary of Ralph Chaplin's song "Solidarity Forever." Let's celebrate with an evening of songs about work, songs of the Labor movement and songs that have raised the cry for justice for a hundred years. Experience the power of song to inspire and empower with songs by Joe Hill, Woody Guthrie, Florence Reece, Phil Ochs, Harry Stamper and more. From the Lawrence, Massachusetts strike to the I.W.W. in the Northwest and the struggles for justice today, Chico Schwall and friends share the music and the history and invite you to sing along!
Event Personnel
Chico Schwall, director, vocals, etc.
Mark Ross, special guest
 Pat Do This, Pat Do That
Words & music by traditional U. S.
 Bread And Roses
Words by James Oppenheim
 Solidarity Forever
Words by Ralph Chaplin
 We Shall Not Be Moved
Words & music by traditional
 Which Side Are You On?
Words & music by Florence Reece
 Mayn Rue Platz
Words by Morris Rosenfeld - Music by traditional, Yiddish
 Have You Been To Jail For Justice?
Words & music by Anne Feeney
 We Just Come To Work Here, We Don't Come Here To Die
Words & music by Harry Stamper
 Babies in the Mill
Words & music by Dorsey Dixon
 I Ain't Marching Anymore
Words & music by Phil Ochs
 I Am Not Free
Words & music by Chico Schwall
 Livin' On Too Little
Words & music by Nate Moore, Kate Downing
 Talking Union
Words by Millard Lampell, Lee Hayes - Music by Woody Guthrie - Words & music by Pete Seeger
based on Talking Dust Bowl Blues
 There Is Power In The Union
Words by Joe Hill - Music by Lewis E. Jones
uses melody of There Is Power In The Blood
 The Tramp
Words by Joe Hill - Music by George F. Root
uses melody of Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!
 The Preacher And The Slave
Words by Joe Hill - Music by Joseph P. Webster
uses melody of In The Sweet By-And-By
 Casey Jones, The Union Scab
Words by Joe Hill - Music by Eddie Newton
uses melody of The Ballad of Casey Jones
 Song Of The Free
Words & music by anonymous
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
traditional, -
traditional U. S., -
anonymous, -
traditional, Yiddish, -
Ralph Chaplin, -
Dorsey Dixon, -
Kate Downing, -
Anne Feeney, -
Woody Guthrie, 1912-1967
Lee Hayes, 1914-1981
Joe Hill, 1879-1915
Lewis E. Jones, 1865-1936
Millard Lampell, 1919-1997
Nate Moore, -
Eddie Newton, -
Phil Ochs, -
James Oppenheim, -
Florence Reece, 1900-1986
George F. Root, 1820-1895
Morris Rosenfeld, -
Chico Schwall, -
Pete Seeger, 1919-2014
Harry Stamper, -
Joseph P. Webster, 1819-1875
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Ticket/Venue Info
We Shall Not Be Moved Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20%  Stud. 
A19.00  17.25  16.25  15.25  9.50 
B19.00  17.25  16.25  15.25  9.50 
C15.00  13.50  12.75  12.00  7.50 
O15.00  13.50  12.75  12.00  7.50 
Sheffer Recital Hall
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