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

Cincinnati's University Singers

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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Track Listing

The Hand That Holds The Bread
George F. Root
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The Anti-Monopoly War Song
R. J. Harrison
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The Pacific Railroad
George F. Root
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The Song of The Red Man
Henry Clay Work
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The Future America
H. C. Dodge
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Drill, Ye Tarriers, Drill
Thomas F. Casey
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A Laborer You See, and I Love Liberty
George W. Loyd
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Out of Work
Alice [aka Septimus Winner] Hawthorne
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Eight Hours
Jesse H. Jones
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The Chinese, The Chinese, You Know
W. S. Mullally
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Little Ah Sid
Joseph P. Skelly
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No Irish Need Apply
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Uncle Sam's Farm
Jesse Hutchinson
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Jim Fisk, or He Never Went Back On The Poor
William J. Scanlan
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Kick Him When He's Down
T. Martin Towne
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We Never Speak As We Pass By
Frank Egerton
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When The Girls Can Vote
Emma Pow Smith Bauder
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The Fatherhood of God and The Brotherhood of Man
H. H. Hawley
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Ma! Ma! Where's My Pa
H.R. [Monroe Rosenfeld] Monroe
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Little Brown Jug
Joseph Eastburn Winner
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Father's A Drunkard, And Mother Is Dead
Nellie H. ["Stella" of Washington] Bradley
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Crooked Whiskey
Anonymous
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After The Fair
Otto Bonnell
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Ta-Ra-Ra Boom-De-Ay
Angelo A. Asher
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