Englands Vietnam

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This was an album of rebel songs including Crossmaglen, The Bogside Man and The Freedom Fighter. Label: Folkways Records

Songs like these were performed in drinking clubs and republican social events and had a powerful bonding spirit. The writing of new rebel songs in the 1970s played an important role in connecting the troubles of that period back into the longer history of violent political dissent in Ireland.

“England’s Vietnam” by The Men of No Property from the recording entitled England’s Vietnam - Irish Songs of Resistance: Sung by The Men of No Property, FW05409, courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. (p) (c) 1977. Used by permission.

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