"The verse of 'Which Side Are you On?' that you included (UC labor quote 4/12) isn't in the Florence Reece recording that's on YouTube," writes Fred Stollnitz, "but others sing it with the words 'Us poor folks haven't got a chance unless we organize.' That's how I recall hearing it. Have you a source for 'Poor folks ain't got a chance Unless they organize'"?
Florence Reese’s original lyrics for “Which Side Are You On” include the line “Us poor folks haven't got a chance/Unless we organize”; the Natalie Merchant version included in yesterday’s Labor Quote and Union City Radio drops the “us."