My Children Are Seven In Number

DESCRIPTION: "My children are seven in number, We have to sleep four in a bed, I'm striking with my fellow workers, To get them more clothes and more bread." The singer describes his hard life, tells how Barney Graham was shot, and urges support for the union
AUTHOR: Eleanor Kellogg
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Greenway)
KEYWORDS: work hardtimes poverty labor-movement strike
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greenway-AFP, p. 166, "My Children Are Seven In Number" (1 text)
Cohen-AFS1, p. 282, "My Children Are Seven In Number" (1 text)

Roud #22287
RECORDINGS:
Pete Seeger, "My Children Are Seven in Number (on PeteSeeger13, AmHist1)
File: CAFS1282

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