For over two centuries working people across the world have built trade unions. This site documents the songs and poems that they made in the process, union songs. It includes songs and poems that are being written today, as the process of union building continues all around the world.
Fay White sings as often as possible and writes songs when she gets half a chance. She’s more likely to write a song if you give her a commission or a deadline (and preferably some money too). She's also a facilitator and teacher, arts worker and community music catalyst.
The Folk Federation of NSW was formed in 1970 with the aim to present, support, and encourage the performance of folk music, folk song, folk dance and spoken word by providing - through its magazine, Cornstalk Gazette, and now through this website - an opportunity for artists, audience, groups, clubs and festivals to get together.
website is where you will find a deep swag of folklore, curious history, over 2000 songs, poems and ditties, various indexes and facsimile reproductions, rare photographs and illustrations, lists of superstitions, children's chants and rhymes, e-books, videos, podcasts and real time streaming. There are also numerous articles about Australian social history, folklore and music.
She has sung blues, jazz, gospel, folk, comedy, and social commentary songs in concert halls and cathedrals, clubs and campuses, from Broome to Hobart, Beijing to Memphis, Paris to Auckland, Edinburgh to Tel Aviv, New York to Seoul, Amsterdam to Dublin, New Orleans to London, Vancouver to Nuku'alofa.