Labor Union organizers came in large numbers to California to encourage and help the migrant field hands. Out of these efforts came many songs that were usually set to a familiar melody so they could be learned quickly. This song, set to “I’ve Been Working on the Railroad” was written by Jack Latham and recorded by organizers Bert and Ruby Rains. Songs, such as this one, was sung at meetings and on picket lines.


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