DESCRIPTION: The crimes of the corporations and their bosses are described. But the workers can protect themselves, as the chorus notes: "Solidarity forever (x3), For the union makes us strong."
AUTHOR: Words: Ralph Chaplin
EARLIEST DATE: 1915
KEYWORDS: labor-movement nonballad political work derivative
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (6 citations):
Scott-BoA, pp. 282-283, "Solidarity Forever" (1 text)
PSeeger-AFB, p. 91, "Solidarity Forever" (1 text, 1 tune)
Greenway-AFP, p. 181, "Solidarity Forever" (1 text)
Darling-NAS, pp. 374-375, "Solidarity Forever" (1 text)
Silber-FSWB, p. 133, "Solidarity Forever" (1 text)
Pete Seeger , "Solidarity Forever" (on PeteSeeger1, PeteSeeger48)
cf. "John Brown's Body" (tune & meter) and references there
cf. "Solidarity Forever (Montana Version)"
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