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If the workers took a notion they could stop all speeding trains;
Every ship upon the ocean they can tie with mighty chains.
Every wheel in the creation, every mine and every mill;
Fleets and armies of the nation, will at their command stand still.
|Birth:||7th October, 1879|
|Death:||19th November, 1915|
Joe Hill, also known as Joseph Hillström was born in Gävle, Sweden. He was a Swedish-American labor activist, songwriter and member of the Industrial Workers of the World. Hill, an immigrant worker frequently facing unemployment and underemployment, became a popular songwriter and cartoonist for the union. His most famous songs include "The Preacher and the Slave", "The Tramp", "There is Power in a Union", "The Rebel Girl", and "Casey Jones—the Union Scab".
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