Although the centenary is over, we continue to offer Joe Hill t-shirts, a book of Joe Hill’s collected writings, recordings of his songs by Fred Alpi and Bucky Halker, etc., and to add new Joe Hill events to our calendar (and to notify site subscribers) as we learn of them.
Nashville-based Shelby Bottom Duo (Michael August and Nell Levin) will travel Tennessee in November with their Musical History of Joe Hill and the Early Labor Movement Tour and a companion CD of Joe Hill songs. To support the project, visit: https://www.gofundme.com/shelbybottomduo
May 2016 marked the centenary of the murder of labor and socialist organizer James Connolly. We are offering A Full Life: James Connolly The Irish Rebel, a graphic history of his life and legacy, on our products page.
The 2017 Solidarity Forever Labor History calendar marks the centenary of the Bisbee Deportation, and the long history of workers organizing in the face of repression and attempts to divide us.
November 2015 marked the centenary of the judicial murder of IWW organizer and songwriter Joe Hill. This site features information on Joe Hill’s life, a calendar listing events around the world marking the centenary, the text of all of Joe Hill’s surviving songs (with links to the music and selected performances), and other material. Suggestions for additional material are welcome.
• Chronology of highlights in Joe Hill’s life
• Joe Hill’s poems and songs
• Books, plays and songs about Joe Hill
• A capsule biography of Joe Hill’s life and legacy
• Events commemorating Joe Hill’s life and marking the centenary of his murder
• Publications and other material available for purchase (Watch this space for new recordings, books, and other items)
• Subscribe to our (more or less weekly) updates for news of the Joe Hill Roadshow, upcoming events, and more. (These can also be found under the Files tab)