May 1 is International Labor Day. It is an English and/or Celtic holiday (beltane), dancing around the maypole. It is also Lei Day in Hawaii, a tradition started by Don Blanding in the 1920s.
[labor] Pete Seeger\ The Death of Harry Simms\ American Industrial Ballads\ Smithsonian/Folkways Charlie King\ Buy, Buy This American Car\ Food Phone Gas Lodging\ Flying Fish Peter, Paul and Mary\ Union Medley\ In These Times\ Rhino Pete Seeger: "Eight Hour Day" ("American Industrial Ballads", Folkways) Bob Bovee: "Which Side Are You On?" ("Rebel Voices", Flying Fish) U. Utah Phillips: "Soapbox Oration" ("The Long Memory", Red House) Pete Seeger: "Talking Union" ("The Almanac Singers: Complete General Recordings", MCA) James Keelaghan\ Hillcrest Mine\ Then Again\ Jericho Beach Utah Phillips & Ani Difranco\ Joe Hill\ Fellow Workers\ Righteous Babe [maypole] Martin Carthy Famous Flower of Serving Men SHEARWATER (Mooncrest) Eileen McGann The Beltane HERITAGE (Dragonwing) The Watersons Hal An Tow FROST AND FIRE (Topic) Jason Webley\ May Day\ Only Just Beginning\ Springman Jean Ritchie: "The May Day Carol" ("Carols for All Seasons", Tradition) [lei day] Sol Hoopii\ The Lei Vendor\ Acoustic and Electric 1927 - 1936\ Hana Ola
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