The Hand That Holds The Bread: Progress and Protest in the Gilded Age Songs from the Civil War to the Columbian Exposition

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1 Hand That Holds The Bread 1:29 $1.49 Buy
2 Anti-Monopoly War Song 2:19 $1.49 Buy
3 Pacific Railroad 2:19 $1.49 Buy
4 Song of The Red Man 2:58 $1.49 Buy
5 Future America 1:46 $1.49 Buy
6 Drill, Ye Tarriers, Drill 2:57 $1.49 Buy
7 Laborer You See, and I Love Liberty 1:07 $1.49 Buy
8 Out of Work 3:02 $1.49 Buy
9 Eight Hours 2:39 $1.49 Buy
10 Chinese, The Chinese, You Know 1:19 $1.49 Buy
11 Little Ah Sid 2:28 $1.49 Buy
12 No Irish Need Apply 2:40 $1.49 Buy
13 Uncle Sam's Farm 2:24 $1.49 Buy
14 Jim Fisk, or He Never Went Back On The Poor 3:59 $1.49 Buy
15 Kick Him When He's Down 2:01 $1.49 Buy
16 We Never Speak As We Pass By 2:56 $1.49 Buy
17 When The Girls Can Vote 1:14 $1.49 Buy
18 Fatherhood of God and The Brotherhood of Man 3:20 $1.49 Buy
19 Ma! Ma! Where's My Pa 4:31 $1.49 Buy
20 Little Brown Jug 1:30 $1.49 Buy
21 Father's A Drunkard, And Mother Is Dead 4:16 $1.49 Buy
22 Crooked Whiskey 2:16 $1.49 Buy
23 After The Fair 2:49 $1.49 Buy
24 Ta-Ra-Ra Boom-De-Ay 2:02 $1.49 Buy

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Songs of Progress and Protest in the Gilded Age 1865-1893

The Hand That Holds The Bread provides a window onto a particularly turbulent time (1865-1893) in this nation's history-a period of great economic disparity, surging immigration, and rampant government corruption. The accompanying 40-page booklet includes an essay situating the songs in their historical context, complete lyrics and a selected bibliography and discography.