Union, Union

By Joe Glazer

Glazer smallJoe Glazer, known by many as labor's troubadour, had for more than 50 years used his voice and guitar to rally supporters to the union cause. Before his death in 2006 he had performed in a hundred union halls, on dozens of picket lines, and at scores of political and protest rallies and union conventions. He performed in almost every state in the union and in 60 countries around the world and recorded more than 25 LP albums, cassettes and CDs of labor and political music.

—Many of the songs selected for this feature are available from the Labor Heritage Foundation.