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Standards

by Just Cause

Five of NYC's best kept secrets play freewheeling dixieland, country-Irish, groove-jazz renditions of classic American protest songs.
Genre: Jazz: Dixieland
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1. Going to Study War No More
4:25 $0.99
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2. We Shall Not Be Moved
8:06 $0.99
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3. Revive Us Again
8:33 $0.99
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4. John Henry
6:17 $0.99
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5. The Return of the Boll Weevil
2:53 $0.99
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6. Hey Ho, Nobody Home
9:04 $0.99
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7. Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad
5:37 $0.99
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8. The Peatbog Soldiers
7:59 $0.99
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9. Solidarity Forever
8:32 $0.99
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10. We Shall Overcome
12:28 $0.99
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The history of human rights, worker's rights, and political activism has been filled with and strengthened by music. I was born into a politically progressive, compassionate, and pro-labor family. Whether on trips or at home, we sing out! Many of the old labor and protest songs use well known gospel songs as their foundation, changing only the words in order to deliver their new message of justice and equality.
For a long time, I have wanted to record some of these "Justice Standards". With the invaluable help of some of NYC's top improvising musicians, this dream has become a reality. "Standards" is a recording filled with unbridled joy, passion, anger, and hope. It is infused with the strength and weight of the past, the burning urgency of the present, and the eternal hope for the future...

Rolf Sturm
Just Cause
www.justcausemusic.org

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