The Tasmanian Grassroots Union Choir
The Tasmanian Grassroots Union Choir is a non audition group of music lovers dedicated to ensuring that workers songs, old and new, are being sung and heard in Tasmania. The group meets regularly in Hobart to learn songs under the expert guidance of Annie Parsell.
The group also boast the support, guidance and musical talents of Peter Hicks.
Choir Manager is "agent to the stars" Giulia Corradetti and if you would like to book the choir or know more about it please email:[email protected].
The Tasmanian Grassroots Union Choir is a community choir dedicated to ensuring that social justice songs, old and new, are being sung and heard in Tasmania. New members warmly welcomed. For more information contact Choir Manager [email protected].
Oh No John
"John who" is the cry as the 11 wasted years of government become just memories. This song penned by Peter Hicks and Geoff Francis asks the questions of those on the receiving end of Howard policies who will remember him. Originally recorded by the in Graasroots in 2003 and included on the CD No Blood for Oil – Australian Voices for Peace.
If it weren't for the Union
Another Peter Hicks and Geoff Francis calling on all workers to support their union as the defender of all rights but only as strong as the will to fight. Recorded in 2006 and released on the CD 888 Australian Union Choirs.
Call Centre Blues
Penned by choir member Maureen Lum and inspired by the series of employer outrages perpetrated on call centre workers including banning of pictures of family on desk tops and the sacking of Sally who went to the toilet once too often in late pregnancy. Recorded in 2006 and released on the CD 888 Australian Union Choirs.
Please click on the songs below to view/download the song sheets:
|A Tolpuddle Man.pdf||[ ]||15 kB|
|Albion's Shore.pdf||[ ]||12 kB|
|All For Me Job.pdf||[ ]||14 kB|
|BANDIERA ROSSA.pdf||[ ]||12 kB|
|Bella Ciao.pdf||[ ]||24 kB|
|Bring Out The Banners.pdf||[ ]||13 kB|
|Canzone Delle Donne.pdf||[ ]||13 kB|
|Factory.pdf||[ ]||32 kB|
|Heroes of the Mine.pdf||[ ]||13 kB|
|If You Want A Better Life.pdf||[ ]||14 kB|
|New National Anthem 2.pdf||[ ]||12 kB|
|Solidarity Forever.pdf||[ ]||13 kB|
|Stand Together.pdf||[ ]||14 kB|
|The Call Centre Blues.pdf||[ ]||17 kB|
|The Internationale.pdf||[ ]||44 kB|
|These Coal Town Days.pdf||[ ]||12 kB|
|Union Maid.pdf||[ ]||44 kB|
|Union Workers.pdf||[ ]||11 kB|
|We Are Union.pdf||[ ]||28 kB|