Casey Jones—the Union Scab
"Casey Jones—the Union Scab" is a 1911 song written by Joe Hill in 1911 in San Pedro, shortly after the first day of a nationwide walkout of 40,000 railway employees. It is a parody of the song "The B...
The Rebel Girl (song)
"The Rebel Girl" is a song written by Joe Hill in 1911. The song was published in the Little Red Songbook of the Industrial Workers of the World, and as sheet music in 1915. Hill wrote the song for I...
The Rebel Girl (song) - Wikipedia
Mr. Block
Mr. Block is a United States comic strip character commemorated in a song written by Joe Hill.Mr. Block, who has no first name, was created November 7, 1912 by Ernest Riebe, a member of the Industrial...
Mr. Block - Wikipedia
There Is Power in a Union
"There Is Power in a Union" is a song written by Joe Hill in 1913. The Industrial Workers of the World (commonly known as the Wobblies) concentrated much of its labor trying to organize migrant worker...
The Tramp (song)
"The Tramp" (1913) is – together with "The Preacher and the Slave" – one of labor organizer Joe Hill's most well-known songs. The lyrics tell about an able-bodied but unemployed man who wa...
The Preacher and the Slave
"The Preacher and the Slave" is a song written by Joe Hill in 1911. It was written as a parody of the hymn "In the Sweet By-and-By". The Industrial Workers of the World (commonly known as the Wobblies...