George & Julius

On the Brain Labor Report for July 14 we play music from labor singer Julus Margolin. We play “Don’t Let Age Get You Down”, “Pedestrians’s Lament”, “Heartbreak Nightlife”, “Respect Construction Workers” and “Grains of Sand” July 14, 2009 >>> Listen or Download Here 

On the Brain Labor Report for April 13, 2009 we talk with New York labor singer/songwriter George Mann.

April 13, 2009 >>> Listen or Download Here

Labor Singer George Mann

Labor Singer George Mann

There will be a concert on Sunday, April 19th with labor singer George Mann who will be flying in from New York City. Mann will be joined by local musician Nancy Spencer. The event will be  at the Siskiyou Pub at 7 pm. This event is sponsored by Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice. George Mann has been a union organizer and activist for many years as well as a musician. He grew up playing in rock and roll bands on Long Island and in New York City. He has previously recorded several albums of his songs and performs for many unions and organizations. He is a producer of labor music and has a new solo CD, “Into the Fire.” Here is George’s website:

7:00 PM – Siskiyou Pub, 31 B Water Street  – Ashland,  Oregon
Just across 99 and East Main. One Block North of the Plaza Down Town in the Old Rogue Brewery Building

We celebrate Wes Brain’s birthday with a look at the great work of Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice. We also play music from Anne Feeney and George and Julius.

December 6, 2009 >>> Listen or Download Here

We review labor music by Anne Feeney, George and Julius and Woody Guthrie.

December 31, 2008 >>> Listen or Download Here

We are joined again in the studio with songwriter, filmmaker George Mann for a review of his album “Farewell to the Thief”

October 28, 2008 >>> Listen Here

We have labor singer and film maker George Mann live in the studio this morning. Mann sings his tribute to Sarah Palin “This Ain’t No Beauty Contest”

October 27, 2008 >>> Listen Here

We talk with 92-year-old Julius Margolin. Margolin has been active in the labor movement since the days of the CIO. “Working people never won anything without struggle…”

October 24, 2008 >>> Listen here

We continue reviewing Farewell to the Thief IV

September 17, 2008 >>> Listen Here

We review George and Julius’ new CD “Farewell to the Thief, vol. IV.

September 8, 2008 >> Download Here

We play labor songs from Anne Feeney, David Rovics and George & Julius.

August 21, 2008 >>> Listen Here

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