Solidarity Forever (Montana Version)
DESCRIPTION: "On the twelfth of June in '17, one bright mid-summer's day, The workers in the mines of Butte, they took a holiday." The miners strike for better pay; the owners "called the A.C.M." The singer calls for unity and an end to the "rustling card."
EARLIEST DATE: c. 1918, according to Cohen
KEYWORDS: mining derivative hardtimes labor-movement
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, pp. 565-566, "Solidarity Forever" (1 text)
cf. "Solidarity Forever"
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