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The concert was recorded live at London's St. Luke's Church in May 2006. Bruce Springsteen along with the Seeger Sessions Band performed eight of the 13 tracks off WE SHALL OVERCOME: THE SEEGER SESSIONS, as well as the depression-era song "How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live?," which was their closing number at their recent appearance at the 2006 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

"John Henry"
Printed version first appeared in 1900.

"O Mary Don't You Weep"
Negro spiritual

"How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live?"
Written by Blind Alfred Reed, with additional lyrics by Bruce Springsteen

"Mrs. McGrath"
Published in a Dublin broadside in 1815.

"My Oklahoma Home"
Written by Agnes "Sis" Cunningham and Bill Cunningham

"Jacob's Ladder"
Negro spiritual

"We Shall Overcome"
Written by Charles Albert Tinsley, revised by Zilphia Horton, Frank Hamilton, Guy Carawan, Pete Seeger

"Pay Me My Money Down"
Sea chantey


Top banner photos: Bruce Springsteen (photo courtesy Sony-BMG/BBC); Curtis King, Patti Scialfa, and Marc Anthony Thompson; and Springsteen's guitar.

Trumpeter Curt Ramm and trombonist Clark Gayton.

Trumpeter Curt Ramm and trombonist Clark Gayton.

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