Jack Rock Song

DESCRIPTION: "Well there's a little to used to strike, you see, Made by elves in a hollow tree... But if you're a scab you're made a big mistake." The "jack rock" of the unions is "more dangerous than a loaded gun." The singer says to respect the union
AUTHOR: Elaine Purkey
EARLIEST DATE: 1993 (Cohen)
KEYWORDS: labor-movement nonballad strike
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1989 - Pittston Coal strike. The use of "jack rocks" to flatten tires was a noteworthy feature of the strike
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS1, pp. 229-230, "Jack Rock Song" (1 text)
File: CAFS1229

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