My pop always told me to watch the scales. Said the world will always find a way to cheat the working man. I met Mac McLeod in 1933, and I witnessed up close the price of real change.
At the height of The Great Depression, nearly one quarter of Americans were without jobs.
[standing on the back of his truck
Gentlemen, ladies, come in, come in. Listen, please. Hear what I have to say, all right? This price cut pains me as much as it pains you. With the market as volatile ...
Which Side Are You On?
Written by Florence Reece
Performed by The Almanac Singers featuring Pete Seeger
, Lee Hays
, Woody Guthrie
, and others
Published by Stormking Music (BMI)
By Arrangement of Bicycle Music Company
From the recording entitled "Talking Union and Other Union Songs" (FW05285)
Courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, (p) & © 1955. Used by Permission. See more