August 3, 2005 1:52 PM Subscribe
, written in 1871 by Eugene Pottier (lyrics) and P. Degeyter (music), has been (and will be) the theme of a variety of Marxist and non-Marxist socialist groups around the world. This Norwegian site catalogues a healthy sampling of MP3 versions of this stirring ballad; my personal favorite is Billy Bragg's
[MP3, 8.9 MB]. But for the chuckles, nothing beats this
[.wav] rousing folk version, complete with cartoonish accent.
posted by ford and the prefects (25 comments total)