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The Bish Donating Member (28 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-22-03 07:32 PM
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21. A song a few years ago...
One of the Billy Bragg/Wilco Mermaid Avenue songs was about Paul Robeson. It didn't make it onto either of the albums but was released on a few Demos I think. The title was My Thirty Thousand. Like all of the rest of the Mermaid Avenue songs (and Woddy Guthries songs) it's highly recomended.
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  -Testimony of Paul Robeson before the HUAC Q  Oct-22-03 07:14 AM   #0 
  - Good for him!  joeybee12   Oct-22-03 07:22 AM   #1 
  - Yes...he was a very brave man...  Q   Oct-22-03 07:29 AM   #2 
  - A great man.  eileen_d   Oct-22-03 07:32 AM   #3 
  - A great, great man indeed. One of the finest the USA has produced.  Mairead   Oct-23-03 06:59 AM   #23 
  - Interesting excerpt:  Q   Oct-22-03 07:36 AM   #4 
  - were that there were more such men  KG   Oct-22-03 07:36 AM   #5 
  - Sometime you should catch a recording of "Old Man River"  demnan   Oct-22-03 07:38 AM   #6 
  - An excellent read  Lurking_Argyle   Oct-22-03 07:39 AM   #7 
  - What a great man  marshallplan   Oct-22-03 07:40 AM   #8 
  - Robeson's hearing isn't  The Bish   Oct-22-03 08:13 AM   #9 
     - Welcome to DU, Bish  marshallplan   Oct-22-03 08:18 AM   #10 
  - Who would stand up for him today?  Iverson   Oct-22-03 09:50 AM   #11 
  - It's quite clear that very few stand up to the Bush* 'fascists'...  Q   Oct-22-03 10:02 AM   #12 
     - I guess the millions of protesters don't count  sangh0   Oct-22-03 11:35 AM   #16 
  - Be sure to order the new stamp with him on it!  David__77   Oct-22-03 10:11 AM   #13 
  - sigh....... we've just been traveling in a big phucking circle...  ElsewheresDaughter   Oct-22-03 11:04 AM   #14 
  - Sad that such courage  MrPrax   Oct-22-03 11:25 AM   #15 
  - .  Mairead   Oct-23-03 07:11 AM   #24 
  - This deserves prominence.  Iverson   Oct-22-03 01:06 PM   #17 
  - keeping it visible!  Iverson   Oct-22-03 06:01 PM   #18 
  - commemorating Robeson  iverglas   Oct-22-03 06:39 PM   #19 
  - This is part of what Robert Parry calls 'lost history'...  Q   Oct-22-03 06:51 PM   #20 
  - A song a few years ago...  The Bish   Oct-22-03 07:32 PM   #21 
  - Thanks, iverglas!  Iverson   Oct-23-03 04:14 AM   #22 
  - How many who are praising Robeson are planning to vote for one  Mairead   Oct-23-03 07:15 AM   #25 
  - Mairead indeed  ElsewheresDaughter   Oct-23-03 07:39 AM   #26 
  - Thank you for posting that, I've never read it before.  Matilda   Oct-23-03 09:10 AM   #27 
 

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