Songs of the Lincoln Battalion

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Songs of the Lincoln Battalion
Studio album by
ProducerMoses Asch

Songs of the Lincoln Battalion is a 1940[1] Asch album by several members of the Almanac Singers: Baldwin 'Butch' Hawes, Bess Lomax Hawes and Pete Seeger, along with Tom Glazer. The album presents "the songs of the men who left home and safety behind them in 1937 to fight Fascism" in Spain. [2]

Track listing[edit]

Track Song Title By
1. Viva La Quince Brigada
(Long Live the 15th Brigade)
2. Jarama Valley Traditional
3. Spanish Marching Song Traditional
4. Cookhouse: The Young Man From Alcala Traditional
5. Quinto Regimento
(Fifth Regiment)
6. Quartermaster Song Traditional


  1. ^ Songs of the Spanish Civil War, booklet, Folkways Records & Service Corp, 1961,
  2. ^ The songs of this album were re-released on "The Sea, The Soil & The Struggle" on Naxos Records. Retrieved August 9, 2008.