What is the meaning behind the song If I Had a Hammer?

What is the meaning behind the song If I Had a Hammer?
“If I Had a Hammer” was written by Pete Seeger and Lee Hays in 1949 as an anthem for many progressive concerns of the day and most specifically the Labor Movement. The song features images of blue-collar workers (hammers and bells to suggest factories, etc.) as a rallying call for justice and equality.
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