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Thread #143789   Message #3321050
Posted By: Mark Ross
10-Mar-12 - 05:05 PM
Thread Name: Obit: Harry Stamper NW Labor Activist (1944-2012)
Subject: Obit: Harry Stamper Labor Activist
It is my sad duty to say that Harry Stamper, longshoreman, labor activist and songwriter passed away last night at his home in Coos Bay, Oregon. Harry's best known song was " We Just Came To Work Here, We Didn't Come To Die", recorded by Citizen's Band and Anne Feeney, among others. Harry was writing songs to the very end, his wife told me. Here's a link to his last song;


He will be missed.

Mark Ross