Various Artists | Steelworker's Waltz

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Billy Bragg Bob Dylan Bruce Springstien

More Artists From
CANADA - Ontario

Other Genres You Will Love
Folk: Political Urban/R&B: Northern Soul Moods: Mood: Intellectual
There are no items in your wishlist.

Steelworker's Waltz

by Various Artists

A musical tribute to Local 1005 and the 99% movement, the Steelworker's Waltz is a 15 song compilation offering a variety of politically and socially charged musical genres - all from some of Hamilton's finest singer songwriters. Authentic.
Genre: Folk: Political
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
cd in stock order now
Buy 2 or more of this title and get 20% off
Share to Google +1

Tracks

Available as MP3, MP3 320, and FLAC files.

To listen to tracks you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Sorry, there has been a problem playing the clip.

  song title
artist name
share
time
download
1. If Not You? Bill Mahoney
Share this song!
X
1:11 $0.99
2. 10,000 Degrees Martin Verrall
Share this song!
X
3:33 $0.99
3. 1005 Anthem Tim Gibbons
Share this song!
X
1:26 $0.99
4. Pretty Good Life Sam Squid
Share this song!
X
2:27 $0.99
5. Melting Pot Ray Materick
Share this song!
X
3:09 $0.99
6. Tougher Now Albert Barubek
Share this song!
X
2:51 $0.99
7. Strength Brad MacDonald
Share this song!
X
3:09 $0.99
8. All Together Now Brad Hails
Share this song!
X
1:40 $0.99
9. Rustbelt Lullabye Steve Foster
Share this song!
X
4:07 $0.99
10. Angels With Bloody Knees Lori Yates
Share this song!
X
3:46 $0.99
11. The Debt Steve Sinnicks
Share this song!
X
2:39 $0.99
12. Blue-Green Kevin Barber
Share this song!
X
2:30 $0.99
13. Old Steeltown Edgar Breau
Share this song!
X
5:46 $0.99
14. The Colour of Steel Shawn Brush
Share this song!
X
3:10 $0.99
15. Oh Hamilton The Hamilton Kid
Share this song!
X
1:14 $0.99
preview all songs

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
The summer of 2011 - while the lockout at the steel mill drags on - a group of the city's singer songwriting elite join to create a picture, a snapshot of a complex scene.

Situated on the Great Lakes at the head of Lake Ontario lies the city of Hamilton. Half a million strong, that strength has been ebbing from the fibers of the strong back that helped build this country. After WW2, the birth of the worker's union as we know it saw with it, the birth of the prosperity and security so many of us have taken for granted. This tome to our reality reflects brilliantly on how - as the union is cut down, other jobs and businesses wither and die. As their numbers are cut 10 fold, the local 1005 had to endure the politics of big business as US Steel came to town to run the show - their way.

From the angry spoken word of 1005 poet Bill Mahoney, to the sadly poignant touches of Lori Yates, the styles of folk, pop, rap, celtic, blues and country infuse the 15 song, 42 minute compilation with genuine authenticity.

It's for you - it's for me - it's for all of us feeling it.


Reviews


to write a review

Susan Waterford

What doesn't kill you
It made me laugh and cry. The words in the songs are very powerful, they made me realize everything we've gonr through over the last few years. I guess what doesn't kill you makes you stronger.