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- Year of Recording 1981.
- Record Label Collector Records.
- Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.
- 101 Minimum Wage Peyton Hopkins 2:39.
- 102 They Moved My Job To Georgia Peyton Hopkins 2:29.
Singer/songwriter Peyton Hopkins specializes in hard-hitting labor union songs. He knows the struggles of the worker well; his father was an autoworker in Detroit and participated in the 1937 Ford plant strikes. Not one to mince words, Hopkins’ lyrics are defiant. In this recording, the first of two that he made for Collector Records in the 1980s, he appears before a live audience of workers, and introduced most songs with a few pertinent remarks. He accompanies himself on guitar, playing left-h
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