Georgia fiddler with a song based on antebellum (pre Civil War) hymn Leave It There. Became a protest song after that conflict.
Fiddlin' John Carson [as Taxes On The Farmer Feeds Them All]
Pete Seeger [as The Farmer Is The Man]
New Lost City Ramblers [idem on Songs Of The Depression; see also: How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live]
Ry Cooder [as Taxes On The Farmer Feeds Us All]
Original and first cover were reissued on Poor Man, Rich Man, a Rounder lp rounding up critical American country songs from the Great Depression, clearing once and for all protest songs were not a sixties thing exclusively.