If you get your post count up. And this one is just perfect. "Talking Union" is a talking blues song written by members of the Almanac Singers. Brandy Alexanders, frozen daiquiris, reciting the Greek alphabet to one another. Now, if you want higher wages let me tell you what to doYou got to talk to the workers in the shop with youYou got to build you a union, got to make it … Shave off your goatees; pack the van. Well, our band got dropped and that ain't funny, 'Cause we're all hooked on drugs, but we're out o' money, So the other day I called up the band. I jumped in that rig and headed south, 6 miles to the gallon living hand to mouth I thought, "Oh well, I can live with this." The song, “Talking Union,” is a very typical Talking Blues style song. Mention has been made of my "TALKING FOLK MUSICIAN PURIST SNOB BLUES," with kind words for which I thank you. They said, "Kid, we don't much like the way you walk, And you're gonna have to change the way you talk." Then we smashed our shit. i love talking blues. How totally alternative! V. I bought my rig about a year ago The man said I'd own it in 10 years or so So, I went to my banker, and he was soft He knew I'd never live to pay it all off Cost me every cent I had..or ever gonna have Feeling trapped..stupid. European copyright law allows any recording more than 50 years old into the public domain, so that anybody can make copies and assemble unauthorized albums for sale in any form they want. It was written by Millard Lampell, Lee Hays, and Pete Seeger. Take it easy .... Go greasy! Well, we spread the word through the underground That we were the hottest new thing in town. Rolling Stone gave us a 5-star review, said we played with guts. Great songwriting! I can whip through that son-of-a-beta backwards in five seconds. It is characterized by rhythmic speech or near-speech where the melody is free, but the rhythm is strict. "Talking Union Blues" by pete seeger a great song. We turn our amps up until it hurts. I stood right there outside the door And I chugged that wine like never before. Street Corner Talking. Now, if you want higher wages let me tell you what to do You got to talk to the workers in the shop with you You got to build you a union, g. Lyrics. 3:29 ... Talking Union. The most important thing, you can't forget, Is learning the entire Greek alphabet. Now to fit in on the Seattle scene, You gotta do somethin' they ain't never seen, So thinkin' up a gimmick one day, We decided to be the only band that wouldn't play A note Under any circumstances. Some greaseball said it was the bands I didn't hear no music, He must have been tone deaf. The album only serves to confuse music fans and dilute the value of Seeger's catalog. (Note that "Gambling Man" is performed by Woody Guthrie and Cisco Houston, and doesn't even feature Seeger! CHORUS: Hey, hey, my, my, Rock 'n' roll will never die. That's maybe the funniest blues I have ever heard, with "ANSWER TO THE LAUNDROMAT BLUES" running a distant second. Featured New Releases ... Blues, Pop/Rock . New Releases. The song … 9. Well, they made us do a video but that wasn't tough, 'Cause we just filmed ourselves smashin' stuff. Background & education. The fridge worked good when the weather was cold Then it warmed up and I had 3 kinds of mold At 30 degrees the furnace quit, propane was gone, no place to buy it. Just hang your hair down in your eyes. ). talkin bear mountain picnic massacre blues talking atomic blues talking birmingham jam talking blues talking candy bar blues talking dust bowl blues talking folk musician purist snob blues talking guitar blues talking new york blues talking reincarnated draftee blues talking unamerican blues talking vietnam pot-luck blues the rv blues You'll make a million dollars. The third of four children, and a first-generation Russian-American, Zabarsky was born in Worcester, MA in 1932 to Anna Pearl (née Glazer) and Max, Lithuanian and Ukrainian immigrants respectively. I could see I was gonna do my very best To get myself out of that fraternity mess. Now that's alternative! Tig, I'm betting we have some union stuff in common. Singer and folklorist John Greenway focuses on his specialty, labor and protest songs, in this 1958 album. You should 'a' seen it. Christopher Allen Bouchillon, billed as "The Talking Comedian of the South," is credited with creating the "talking blues" form with the song "Talking Blues," recorded for Columbia Records in Atlanta in 1926, from which the style gets its name. I need some stuff welded too...lol So get your post count up so you can get pm's....this is a great community here in the kayak forums, hell even the pg forum, and you can't forget about the Tavern. Talking Union Lyrics The song Talking Union is performed by Pete Seeger in the album named Essential Pete Seeger in the year 2005 . I said, "Boys, I've taken all I can. It knocked him out. I don’t have a lot to say about it. And contagious. Complete your John Greenway collection. CASSIDY, Daniel J. 10. Lyrics for Talking Union Blues by Pete Seeger. 2. It's a ghost track on Todd Snider And The Nervious Wrecks album Songs For The Daily Planet... My mom also has a video tape of them on Austin City limits, with slightly differnt lyrics... Great energy! Talking Blues. Do you remember the Weird Al one that was a send up on the whole Seattle sound? I feel stupid. I 'spect I'll get a round of groans for nominating "BLUES (MY NAUGHTY SWEETIE GIVES TO ME)" Washington State that is, Space Needle. Well, it finally got to be party time. 2005 . Music's original alternative. He advanced us two and a half million dollars. Great music all'round! He said he loved our work but he wasn't sure if he could sell a record with nothin' on it. Talking blues is a form of folk music and country music. I got to Florida just the same, heard it was warmer back home in Maine Hope it warms up for my wife's sake I told her the weather just had to break Everything on the motorhome has. Raised in Worcester's historic Green Island/Union Hill, an area settled by Lithuanian Jews attracted by the local industry, Zabarsky was twice orphaned by the age of 16. Daniel was the loving hu We were scorin' chicks, takin' drugs, Then we got asked to play MTV Unplugged. View Cart Download $9.99. Buy Custom CD $16.98. We sent out demos but everybody passed, So one day we finally took the plunge, Moved out to Seattle to play some grunge. We went right out there and refused to do acoustical versions of the electrical songs that we had refused to record in the first place. Savoy Brown. I went back to the house in about an hour Everybody's drinking whiskey sours. Talking Voice vs. Singing Voice. I decided to improve my social station. I started bubbling. Well, I cleaned her up as best I could Went in to shower get rid of the crud Got all soaped down went to rinse off The friggin' water heater went off ICE WATER never this cold when you want a drink.. youtube post no 58 We're goin' back to Athens. Also I wanted to give a nod to the fact that he was also a pretty terrific artist. You got to bubble with enthusiasm." Talking Sailor. Now to fit in fast, we wear flannel shirts. A record guy come out to see us one day, And just like always, we didn't play. How pensive! I really like the way you talk." Download $9.99. Album. From: Joe Offer Date: 11 Sep 98 - 02:38 PM I was exploring the database today, and found there is a @talkingblues category with 6 songs, as well as a @talking category that has but one song. I can send you a pm, and chat with you on the phone. Talking Blues "Please retry" Amazon Music Unlimited: Price New from Used from MP3 Music, January 1, 1958 "Please retry" $9.49 . The dangers of such a law are amply demonstrated by this shoddy release of material recorded by Pete Seeger in the '50s (including some of his children's music) and by the politically oriented Almanac Singers, the group of which he was a member in the early '40s. Despite the title, this album is not to be confused with the Almanac Singers' 1941 debut album of the same name (nor with the expanded reissue of that album, Talking Union and Other Union Songs released in 1955 by Folkways Records), although it does contain a few of the tracks from that album. Pat Foster, Dick Weissman. Then they hit me with some pretty bad news Concerning the payment of monthly dues. Talking Union. It's really nothing more than a bootleg that is technically legal. View Cart Buy Custom CD $16.98. Starflyer 59. At one point he received more fan … I'd like to sell it and get off this kick But, the payment book's about two feet thick I'd lose my shirt if I sold it now So, I'll keep fixin' keep it runnin' somehow Feeling trapped.. HEY BUDDY..WANNA BUY A CAMPER? 1. Now, if you want higher wages let me tell you what to do You got to talk to the workers in the shop with you. I never did really understand How that was going to make me any more of a man. Find information about "Talking Union" listen to "Talking Union" on AllMusic AllMusic. The kids went wild; the kids went nuts. Well, we blew 'em away at the Grammy show By refusing to play and refusing to go, And then just when we thought fame would last forever, Along come this band that wasn't even together. [* Another "live" version of this song, called "TALKING SEATTLE GRUNGE ROCK BLUES" appeared on "Near Truths and Hotel Rooms" (2003). Talking Sailor. The original "TALKING BLUES" was recorded in 1926 by Chris Bouchillon, a string band performer whose singing voice was only so-so, so the producer said, "Why not just talk one of these songs? then the tranny refused to shift. Robert was a regular on the Grand Ol Opry in the late '30's and early '40's. Something to the effect of "this is the part of the song that's really quiet, (Full grunge Chords heavily distorted) and this is the part of the song that's really loud" Funny as hell. Really give 'em something to bubble about. 1971 . Pat Foster ... Talking Union Voter. That one was based, in the opening line, anyway, on Woody's "TALKING DUST BOWL BLUES," which I've always liked a lot. Pop/Rock . 10. They said, "You got to learn to bubble. “Talking Union” was the title song of the Almanac Singers’ most popular album (back in the days when “album” meant literally that: a bound album of 78 records). I never did know where that money went, And I never was sure it was real well spent. Born in Whitinsville, he was the son of the late Col. James E. and Eleanor (Colvart) Cassidy. If you want to get in trouble let me tell you how to do it get yourself a Guitar and then your right into it you play all day and you play all night people say you'll never learn to play the thing right always messing about moaning at you, groaning, won't let you practice well I've got myself a guitar about a year ago the man said I could learn it in a week or so so I took the book, guitar and all and went back home where the trees are tall, down in Woodford, good place to be if you got a guitar pretty rotten if you ain't. We got bad attitudes, and what's more, When we play, we stare straight down at the floor While weâpretty scary. I have never heard that one, but it's a beauty. In 1941, the Almanac Singers—a collective cofounded by Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, and other New York City folkies—recorded the similarly structured “Talking Union.” A generation later, in the early 1960s, Bob Dylan wrote and recorded songs in the idiom—including “Talkin’ World War III Blues” from The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan . 2:42 He said he loved our work. Luckily, the Almanacs had a sense of humor -- particularly Seeger in his still-entertaining take on the talking blues, "Talking Union" -- and Naxos' fine transfers bring out nuances that couldn't be heard over the brutish surface noise of the original 78s. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about John Greenway - The Talking Blues at Discogs. Age 59, of Littleton, passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2020. Rather, it is a miscellany of random Seeger material, thrown together without rhyme or reason, and accompanied by Neil Kellas' error-filled biographical liner notes. Before the circus could move back to Silverstone, where the whole misadventure had kicked off back in 1950, it had to take a brief diversion back to Monte Carlo. I'm no trouble-causer and besides, I figured that's life--if you want good friends, they're gonna cost you. OLD MAN ATOM (Atomic Talking Blues/Talking Atom), TALKIN BEAR MOUNTAIN PICNIC MASSACRE BLUES, Lyr Req: Talking Vietnam Potluck Blues (Tom Paxton, Origins: 'Talkin' Songs (Bob Dylan, PP&M and...), Lyr Req: Talking Cancer Blues (Dave Van Ronk), Lyr Req: Walkin' Guitar Blues/Talking Guitar Blues, Lyr Req: Mean Talking Blues (Woody Guthrie), Lyr Req: British talking blues: cowboy in London, Lyr Req: Born in Hard Luck (Chris Bouchillon), Lyr Req: Talking Candy Bar Blues (Paul Stookey), Lyr Req:Talkin Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues, GUEST,Rich(stupidbodhranplayerwhodoesn'tknowbetter, TALKIN' BEAR MOUNTAIN PICNIC MASSACRE BLUES. It is characterized by rhythmic speech or near-speech where the melody is free but the actual rhythm of the song is very strict. That's why I like 'em. I joined a fraternal organization, Tucked in my shirt, signed on the line. John Greenway. On I 81 the engine coughed, I hit a bump and the muffler fell off Like to caught my death in the snow and rain Finally got it back together again Still sounds like a tank. Subject: RE: Talkin Union Blues, Lyrics ? I had a time at the dump station today I pulled that handle, and the hose gave way Got it all over me and the RV too When I got done swearing the air was blue People in the next camper was laughing Then, the wind shifted. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1972 Vinyl release of Talking Union And John L. - Black Lung Blues on Discogs. In addition to the "original" talking blues tune by Chris Bouchillon, which appeared on a 1926 recording, Greenway performs a number of Woody Guthrie's talking blues … So, now everything's back to normal again, But there's still lots of room for improvement, friend. Most "talking blues" ever since have used pretty much the same format, of two couplets followed by a laconic aside of questionable humor. $9.49 — Audio CD, May 30, 2012 "Please retry" ... Talking Union. Silence! Album. Well, I was in this band goin' nowhere fast. Pat Foster, Dick Weissman. Talking Union, song lyrics. Well, I like it along with the Tom Paxton TALKING VIETNAM POTLUCK BLUES which he did at the Royal Albert Hall with this wonderful guitar intro which he played 3 times with a dreamy vacant expression!!! OK, it's not quite in the standard meter, but how about "A BOY NAMED SUE" by Shel Silverstein - it's funny, talked and pretty much to a blues template? It was kinda weird 'cause there was no music, But MTV said they'd love to use it. Hell, that's alternative to alternative. 2009 Preview SONG TIME Original Talking Blues. 1957 Preview SONG TIME Original Talking Blues. Arlo Davy Guthrie (born July 10, 1947) is an American folk singer-songwriter. The song tells of the common struggles that a union organizer faces while starting a new labor union. They said, "Your dress is kinda slouchy, And your attitude is mighty grouchy. Song: Talking Union Lyrics: Lee Hays (3), Millard Lampell (4) and Pete Seeger (5) Music: to the original tune of the "Talking Blues" Year: 1941 (1) Genre: Folk Country: USA. Only a few phrases are changed.]. The resulting number starts, If you want to get to Heaven, let me tell you how to do it, Grease your feet with a little mutton suet. Roots grunge. Going Down the Road Feeling Bad ("Lonesome Road Blues") 711 Old Dog a Bone 712 Having Fun 713 Blues 714 Talking Fishing Blues MA75 April 25, 1944 Talking Sailor ("Talking Merchant Marine") MA76 Union Burial Ground MA77 Jesse James MA78 Rangers Command MA79 Sinking of the Ruben James MA80 Put My Little Shoes Away MA81 Picture From Life's Other Side Course, that fraternity stuff's too much for me Next time I'm gonna join a sorority. I got a great big ol' jug of wine. you will see more than a few talking blues videos here. I guess we will end out this week of labor songs with “Talking Union Blues.” I love talking blues songs — they are one of the best forms for political songs. Talking Blues is a combination of folk music and country music. The car I drove, the books I read, the food I ate, the booze I drank, the girls I took out,--my breath. Slip right out of the Devil's hand, And slide right over to the Promised Land. In the 1940, Seeger joined with folk legend Woody Guthrie and others to form The Almanac Singers, who recorded songs like "The Talking Union Blues," and … I grew up on "Union Made" and "Talking Union Blues." I said, "Tell him we're from Seattle." OK Number 50 - Talking Union Blues. 3:22 Listen Now $0.99 In MP3 cart View MP3 Cart 10. Muddin' honey! Walked inside and bubbled.... All over a couple of their dates.
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