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The Red Flag by Jim Connell.
|Repro ID: H6709|
|Description: Connell was an Irish dock labourer working in London. He wrote 'The Red Flag' during the great Dock Strike of 1889, while travelling from Charing Cross to New Cross. The song became a symbol of the British labour movement and the anthem of the Labour Party.|
|Creator: National Maritime Museum (sung by Simon Niziol)|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|