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Our next rehearsal is scheduled for Monday, March 13, from 6:00-7:30 PM at 50 Broadway, 2nd floor.

Note that the rules for entering the building are the usual: you must show ID and verification of COVID vaccination, AND you must wear a mask over your nose and mouth.

Please bring the music listed below. [THIS IS NOT THIS WEEK'S LIST] * Starred songs have rehearsal files below. Songs marked A have audio versions available to the right

Ain’t You Got a Right *
Ella’s Song * -A
Glory  *
Guantanamera  -A
Hold the Fort -A
How Can We Keep From Singing? * -A
Imagine -A
Life on Earth, So Amazing *
Make Them Hear You *
Ode to Workers -A
Rockin’ Solidarity
Simple Song of Freedom
Song of Peace *
There is Power in a Union  -A
Three Five O *
To My Old Brown Earth *
Union Maid -A
Verde Luz * -A
Vine and Fig Tree  -A
Visions of Children -A
We Shall Not Give Up the Fight -A
We Shall Overcome  -A

SHEET MUSIC FOR ALL OF THESE HAS BEEN POSTED — see the right-hand column
If you are in need of music, please check the list on the right; if the piece you need is not there, email Jesse, the Chorus Librarian, at

ABOUT OUR CHORUS RECORDING: If you’d like to order any copies of the CD please send a check payable to NYC Labor Chorus to:

Jeff Vogel
4801 42nd St., #4D
Sunnyside, NY

The price per CD is $10- please include an additional $5 per order to cover the shipping cost.
(Let Jeff know if you’d like the CD shipped to a different address.)
If you have any questions please call him at 917-597-7933.

Rehearsal Files

Choose FILE: Save or FILE: SaveAs and enter a name and '[dot]MP3' while it is playing in iTunes.

Sheet music (will show up in your Downloads folder)
Music track
Soprano part
Alto part
Tenor part
Bass part

Sheet music (will show up in your Downloads folder)
Music track
Soprano part
Alto part
Tenor part
Bass part

Verde Luz Sheet music (will show up in your Downloads folder)
Click herefor the soprano file.
Click herefor the alto file.
Click herefor the tenor file.
Click herefor the bass file.

Lives in the Balance

Rhythm file (all parts)
Sopranos & first Altos
Second altos and tenors

We were there Soprano | Alto & Bass | Tenor
Make them hear you Soprano | Alto | Tenor | Bass
Glory Soprano 1&2 | Alto | Tenor | Bass

Three Five O: Rhythm (all)/ Soprano / Alto / Tenor / Bass
Ain't You Got a right: Soprano/ Alto/ Tenor/ Bass
Life on Earth: Soprano / Alto / Tenor / Bass
How can I keep from singing: Soprano / Alto / Tenor / Bass
To My Old Brown Earth: Soprano1/ Soprano2 & Alto1 /Alto2 / Tenor / Bass
Song of Peace: Soprano1 / Soprano 2 / Alto / Tenor / Bass
Give me your tired: Soprano1 / Soprano 2 / Alto / Tenor / Bass
If you can walk: Soprano / Alto / Tenor / Bass
Tina Sizwe Alto file
We Are the Champions: Soprano1 / Soprano2 / Alto / Tenor / Bass

The 2018 concert recording is now available for download. Click here to download a ZIP file, which your computer should be able to turn into music files.
NOTE: this is a VERY large file; the download may take several minutes.
**NOTE: We do not have copyright permission to publish or share many of these pieces.**



See the "Performance schedule" in the right panel

NEW: Member rules (download here)

View the slide show from our Nov. 2016 concert! Download
... and here are some pictures from the concert

Remembering Henry Foner, a friend of the chorus:
obituary here

Check for upcoming events to the right>>>

Sheet music you can download & print

(These will show up in your DOWNLOADS folder OR, depending on your browser, they may open in Adobe on your screen; you would then have to click on "download" or "print")

Ain't you got a right
Bread and Roses
Brothers Sisters Join Together [Bach chorale]
Do you hear the people sing (chorus)
Ella's Song
Give me your tired
Go Down, Moses
Hold the Fort
How can we keep from singing (chorus version)
Joe Hill
Lift Every Voice
Life on Earth (tenor version)
Life on Earth (all parts version)
Make them hear you
Ode to Workers
Oh Freedom
Ol' Man River
Roll the Union On
Rockin' Solidarity
Sing Me a Song of Social Significance
Song of peace
There is Power in a Union
Three Five O
Tina Sizwe
To My Old Brown Earth
Union Maid
Verde Luz
Vine & fig tree
Visions of Children
Water is Life/Mni Wiconi
We are the Champions (no need to flip pgs)
We shall be free
We shall not give up the fight
We Shall Overcome
We were there

MUSIC TRACKS you can download & play to sing along with

Down by the Riverside
Ella's Song
Hold the Fort
How Can I Keep From Singing
If I Had A Hammer
Roll The Union On
Song Of Peace
There is Power In A Union
To My Old Brown Earth
Union Maid
Verde Luz
Vine And Fig Tree
Visions Of Children
We Are The Champions
We Shall Not Give Up The Fight

Words for Simple Song of Freedom are here
New words for Which Side Are You On are here.
New verse for This Land is Your Land is here.

RECORDINGS from the MLK Day event at Dennis's church in 2017...

Note: clicking on these will take you off this page

Stand up for workers
Do you hear the people sing
Ain't you got a right
Simple song of freedom
Song of Peace

Thanks to Elliot Greene for the videos!

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE - Please note these dates; details will be announced as we get closer to each date.

Friday April 22: Earth Day Celebration. 4:00 PM show; more information to come.

Saturday May 21: SPRING CONCERT, at the Abrons Art Center (where we rehearsed this past fall). More information to come.

**Download the May 21 concert flyer here: Flyer


Events of interest:

Videos of earlier chorus performances (Christmas at MetLife):

Something Inside So Strong
Do You Hear the People Sing?
We Are the Champions

(These probably can't be made public because of copyrights, but you can share them privately. Right-click on the link and choose "copy link location." Then paste the resulting URL into an email to your friend)

Section Leaders

Soprano 1
Soprano 2
Alto 1
Alto 2
Georgia Wever
Judy Kleinberg
Susan Zugaib
Lucy Rubin
Brent Kramer
Eugene Hamond
Librarian: Jesse Kasowitz,