Folk designer John O’Connor offers issued 3 recordings like a single artist, a single on Chroma and two on Soaring Fish. Another Flying Fish recording was recorded using the group Shay’s Rebellion, a quartet having a politics bent which he founded. In every, he has dedicated 25 % of a hundred years to folk music, frequently singing songs which contain ties towards the labor motion. Strongly related towards the labor motion is definitely his We Ain’t Gonna Provide It Back Compact disc, that was released through Collector Information. With John McCutcheon, Charlie Ruler, and several additional performers and activists, O’Connor was among the founding people of Regional 1000 from the American Federation of Music artists, or AFM. He offered as the 1st president from the Internet-based regional, accompanied by McCutcheon. Furthermore, he spent some time working as an organizer to get a nurses’ association in NY. O’Connor’s poetry continues to be released in Peregrine, Atlanta Review, and Columbia Review.