Item no. 30102
New York
Collection: Wagner Labor Archives

This song, written with Norman Franklin, first appeared in the "People's Song Book." It depicts the story fo the class struggle between Pennies and Greenbacks -- the 99% and the 1%.

From Henry Foner: Songs and Poems (For Better or Verse), Labor Arts, New York, 2013.

See here a video of the song "Song of the Pennies".

See also two LaborArts exhibits that feature recordings of Foner's songs Thursdays Til Nine and Play it Again, Sam - Songs of the Labor and Progressive Moments of the 1940s

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