Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Playlist for 8/2/17

BOB ZENTZ - My Favorite Song - Together Again for the First Time - 2017

Sustainable Living:
BOB ZENTZ - I Want My Son to be a Country Boy - Together Again for the First Time - 2017
GORDON BOK - Hills of Dover (Margaret MacArthur/John Nutting) - Together Again for the First Time - 2017
ASHLEY STORROW - Close to the Bone - The Bear and the Bird - 2016
ALL-SHE-WROTE - Rock River - Passing It On - 2017
MERLIN SNIDER - Fresh Dirt - One Light Many Windows - 2016

Farming:
GORDON BOK & BOB ZENTZ - Garden Song (David Mallett) - Together Again for the First Time - 2017
MELODY WALKER & JACOB GROOPMAN - Come On Mule - We Made It Home - 2013
JANET BATES – Here on the Farm - For All of His Wealth - 2007
ANGELA EASTERLING - Hammer - Common Law Wife - 2015 De L'est Music
JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Farmer Is the Woman - Gonna Rise Again - 1987 Rounder

Time:
BOB ZENTZ - Wrinkle in Time - Together Again for the First Time - 2017
ORDINARY ELEPHANT - Thank you - Before I Go - 2017
SLOAN WAINWRIGHT - This I Know - Bright Side of A Rainy Day - 2016
MARK MANDEVILLE & RAIANNE RICHARDS - Grain by Grain - Grain by Grain - 2016
VINCENT CROSS - Ode to an Old Guitar - Old Songs for Modern Folk - 2016

LGBTQ:

PAT HUMPHRIES - People Love - Hands - 2001 Appleseed
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER – I Belong to A Family – Dancin' in the Kitchen – 2015 Community Music, Inc
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER – Family Song – Dancin' in the Kitchen – 2015 Community Music, Inc
SAM GLEAVES – Two Virginia Boys - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
SAM GLEAVES – Come Into Your Own - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
DUPREE - The Last Pioneers - Hot Corn in the Fire - 1994
ORDINARY ELEPHANT - Who I Am - Before I Go - 2017

Landlords/Income Inequality:
DAVID ROVICS – Landlord – Into A Prism – 2013
DAVID ROVICS – Landlord – Into A Prism – 2013
DAVID ROVICS – Letter to My Landlord – Letter to My Landlord – 2016
SCOTT COOK - The Lord Giveth (and the landlord taketh away) - Moonlit Rambles - 2011
THE BIG CHEESE - Tired of Breaking My Back - Ramble in the Dairy Aisles: It's All Gouda – 2009
THE STRAY BIRDS - Hands of Man - Magic Fire - 2016

Peace:
DUPREE - Let There Be Peace (Judith Casselberry) - Hot Corn in the Fire - 1994
HEALY & JURAVICH - Song for Peace - Tangled in Our Dreams - 2006 Finnegan Music

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Playlist for 7/26/17

LAURA ZUCKER - Say Yes - Say Yes - 2017
War:
MARIA DUNN - The Peddler - The Peddler - 2008
MARIA DUNN - Tell Her I Was Brave - The Peddler - 2008
MARIA DUNN - You Can't Take That Away - The Peddler - 2008
CHRIS ELLIOTT - Cinderella's Midnight Surprise – 2017
TAJ MAHAL & KEB' MO' - Waiting on the World to Change (John Mayer) - TajMo - 2017

Hard Times:
DAN SCHATZ- Boll Weevil Holler - The Promise of the Sowing - 2015 Folk-Legacy Records
MICHAEL JOHNATHON - Hobo's Lullabye (Goebel Reeves) - Looking Glass - 2003
KARRNNEL SAWITSKY & DANIEL KOULACK - How Does A Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live - Tunes from the North, Songs from the South – 2015
LOWELL LEVINGER - Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out (Jimmy Cox) - Down to the Roots - 2014 Grandpa Raccoon Records
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - Hard Times Come Again No More(Stephen Foster) - Activist Music Old and New- 2012

Civil Rights/Abolition:
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - Get Off the Track (Jesse Hutchinson, Jr.) - Activist Music Old and New- 2012
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - I've Got a Dream - Activist Music Old and New- 2012
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Free At Last - Songs of the Underground Railroad -1984 Appleseed Recordings
MICAH & MARK ATKINSON - We'll Be Gone - Land of Broken Angels - 2016
BEV GRANT - Harriet Tubman (Walter Robinson) - We Were There! - 2002

The 1%/Income Disparity:
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - Billy In Air/Billionaire - Activist Music Old and New- 2012
ZOE MULFORD - Zillionaire - Small Brown Birds – 2017
HEATHER PIERSON - Winter Tans - Make It Mine – 2010
CLINT ALPHIN - Blessed Are the Rich - Post Modern Man - 2015
ROOSEVELT DIME - Wealth Addict - Red Shoes - 2016

Community/Help One Another:
LAURA ZUCKER - If Your Well Has Run Dry - Say Yes - 2017
LAURA ZUCKER - What Are We For - Say Yes - 2017
LAURA ZUCKER - This Boat - Say Yes - 2017
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Bleak - Cradle and Crow - 2016
CARRIE NEWCOMER - Sanctuary - The Beautiful Not Yet - 2016
CARRIE NEWCOMER – Help in Hard Times - The Beautiful Not Yet - 2016

Peace:
TAJ MAHAL & KEB' MO' - All Around the World (Kevin R Moore/Chic Street Man) - TajMo - 2017
REBB FIRMAN - Let It Rain (Firman/Freebo/Garrett/Olesen) - Songs I Left Behind - 2017

Misc:
ZOE MULFORD – The President Sang Amazing Grace - Small Brown Birds – 2017
MARIA DUNN – La Boule - The Peddler - 2008

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Playlist for 7/19/17

DENNIS CARAHER - The Kingdom of Summer - The Kingdom of Summer - 2016
Oil Spills:
HARLEY STRING BAND – Deepwater Requiem – Earthly Prusuits – 2015
CRABTREE & MILLS - Pelican Bay - Rise Above - 2011 Free & Easy Music
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Black Sea - Stand Up! - 2004 Appalseed Productions
THE HOLLANDS! - That Fatal Shore - Folk Songs for Climate Justice - 2013 Peaceful Uprising
PAUL SACHS - Oil Town - Oil Town - 2011

Spanish Civil WAr:

PETE SEEGER - Viva la Quince Brigada - Songs of the Spanish Civil War, Vols. 1 & 2 - 2014 Smithsonian Folkways
WOODY GUTHRIE - Jarama - Songs of the Spanish Civil War, Vols. 1 & 2 - 2014 Smithsonian Folkways
DICK GAUGHAN - Jamie Foyers (Ewan MacColl) - Joy of Living - Compass Records – 2015
DAVID ROVICS - The Last Lincoln Veteran - Troubador (People's History in Song) - 2010
SI KAHN - Clarence Kailin - Courage - 2010 Strictly Country Records

New CD from Magpie:
MAGPIE - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino - Workers of the World Awaken (Joe Hill) - When We Stand Together - 2017
MAGPIE - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino - Rebel Girl (Joe Hill) - When We Stand Together - 2017
MAGPIE - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino - Canton - When We Stand Together - 2017
MAGPIE - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino - Poor Old Dobbin - When We Stand Together - 2017
MAGPIE - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino - Borderlines (Valerie DePriest/Gayle Gingrich) - When We Stand Together – 2017

Palestine:
DAVID ROVICS - Holy Land Five - Meanwhile in Afghanistan - 2013
DAVE LIPPMAN - More Dead and Gaza Moans - Boycott & Divestment Songs, Vol. 1 - 2015
JOEL ZOSS - Oh, Jerusalem - Lila – 2016

Perspectives/Truth:
SLOAN WAINWRIGHT - Truth Turns Like A Wheel - Uncovering - 2015
CHRIS ELLIOTT - You're Wrong - 2017
CHRIS & MEREDITH THOMPSON - Lines of Longitude - Lines of Longitude - 2017
TOM NEILSON - Sueno con Serpientes (Sylvio Rodriguez) - Another Pacifist Under Surveillance – 2007

Songs for the Spirit:
SLOAN WAINWRIGHT - This I Know - Bright Side of A Rainy Day - 2016
SONIA/disappear fear - Imagine (John Lennon) - Live at Maximal - 2016

Playlist for 7/12/17

ALICE HOWE - Tiger Lily - Tiger Lily EP - 2014
Native American:
NANCY SCHIMMEL - 1492 - Sun, Sun Shine - 1991
LEE MURDOCK - Mary's Child - The View from the Harbor - 2009
CURTIS & LORETTA - Where the North Wind Blows - When There's Good to Be Done - 2015
BYRD & STREET - The Good Old Days - This Much Is True – 2017
EMMYLOU HARRIS - Apache Tears (Johnny Cash)- Look Again to the Wind/Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited - 2014 Sony Music

Empire:
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Only Eight - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005
DAVID ROVICS - US Embassy - When I'm Elected President - 2014
JACKSON BROWNE - If I Could Be Anywhere - Standing in the Breach - 2014 Inside Recordings
SEIZE THE DAY - United States - Not in Our Name - 2007 David Ferrard

Immigration/Irish:
ANDY & JUDY - Orphan Train Lament - This Old Town - 2017
TIM GRIMM - The Hungry Grass - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
SI KAHN - Ireland of My Dreams - Courage - 2010 Strictly Country Records
JIM SHARKEY - Adieu to Belashanny (Words: William Allingham) - Sweet Anne's Road – 2015
THE BURNS SISTERS - Clare to Here - Looking Back - 2015 Sisters Music

Homeless:
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Caught Between the Times - Parts & Labor – 2014
ANDY & JUDY - Street Lady (Andy Morris/Judy Daigle) - This Old Town - 2017
RANCHERS FOR PEACE - Streets of Gold - Not Alone - 2013
LEONARD COHEN - Never Gave Nobody Trouble - Can't Forget - 2015 Sony Music
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Room Here for Another - What It's Like - 1990 Rounder Records

Classism:
PAUL SIMON - Wristband - Stranger to Stranger - 2016
DAVID ROVICS - We Have Fed You All for A Thousand Years - Wayfaring Stranger - 2014
LON MILO DUQUETTE - Class Warfare - Sweet Baba Lon - 2015
SCOTT COOK - The Lord Giveth (and the landlord taketh away) - Moonlit Rambles - 2011

Home:
LOUISE MOSRIE - Home - Home - 2010
SAM GLEAVES & TYLER HUGHES - My Stone Mountain Home - 2017

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Playlist for 7/5/17

Fourth of July:
THE LONELY HEARTSTRING BAND - If I Had a Hammer(Pete Seeger/Lee Hays) - Deep Waters – 2016
JOSH JOFFEN - Liberty's Song - Postcard from Antigua - 2010
GRANT PEEPLES - The 4th Of July Parade Song - Indiscretion - 2014
LOIS MORTON - Red White and Blues - As I See It - 2008
BLUE O'CONNELL - American Song - Single -1990

Freedom/Liberty:
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Bound for Freedom - One - 2004 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
CRABTREE & MILLS - The Price of Freedom - Freedom - 2008 Free & Easy Music
JON FROMER - If You're Looking for Freedom - Looking for Freedom - 2015 PM Press
DULCIE TAYLOR - Not Here, Not Today - Wind Over Stone - 2015 Mesa/Bluemoon Recordings
BOBBY DARIN - Simple Song of Freedom – 1969

Justice:
FRED GILLEN, JR. - We the People - Wage Love - 2015 Dys Records
PHIL OCHS - Power and the Glory - All The News That's Fit To Sing - 1964 Elektra
JANET BATES - Save Our Souls - The Little Spinner - 2009
SARA THOMSEN - Between the Clotheslines - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
JOE JENCKS - Let Me Sing You A Song - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017

What's Wrong:
RON ISRAEL - System Down - Homeless in America - 2017
RON ISRAEL - Homeless in America - Homeless in America - 2017
JON FROMER - I Cannot Sleep (Malvina Reynolds) - We Do the Work
JESSE MILNES & EMILY MILLER - Hungry Faint and Poor - Deep End Sessions - 2015
KAIA KATER - Paradise Fell - Nine Pin - 2016
Health Care:
CHARLIE KING - Imagine Healthcare - So Far…So Good - 2013
RAY KORONA - Trimming the Fat Right Off the Budget - The Safe Thing to Do – 2005
LINQ - What Happened to the Care - Rx and the Side Effects - 2009 Linq Music
SILAS LOWE - Poor People's Doctor - Wandering Father Forgotten Son - 2016
ANNE FEENEY - National Health Care Now! (Anne Feeney/Rory McLeod, Brian Cutean) - Union Maid - 2003
JANET BATES – Let That Rich Man Pay for a Change - The Little Spinner – 2009

Songs for the Spirit:
RON ISRAEL - Don't Neglect Nobody - Homeless in America - 2017
WOODY GUTHRIE - This Land Is Your Land - This Land Is Your Land: The Asch Recordings - Vol. 1 - 1956 Ludlow Music
SAM GLEAVES & TYLER HUGHES - When We Love - 2017
CRABTREE & MILLS – Only Love – Freedom – 2008
SARA THOMSEN – Somewhere to Begin (TR Ritchie) - Somewhere to Begin – 2014

Monday, July 3, 2017

Playlist for 6/28/17

Power of Song:
SAM GLEAVES - Angel in the Ashes - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
HEATHER PIERSON - Singin' - Singin' - 2017
SCOTT COOK - Song for the Slow Dancers - Moonlit Rambles - 2011
HOLLY NEAR - Because of a song - Peace Becomes You - 2012
SALLY BARRIS/CLIFF EBERHARDT/LOUISE MOSRIE - With One Voice One Guitar - 2014

Labor:
RON POPE - Work - Work - 2017
SAM GLEAVES - Working Shoes - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
HEATHER PIERSON - Dark As A Dungeion (Merle Travis) - Singin' - 2017
MOLASSES CREEK - The Waterman - Something Worth Having – 2014
DON WHITE – Union Song – More Alive – 2016

LGBTQ:
SAM GLEAVES - Ain't We Brothers - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
CARRIE FERGUSON - Girls Like Me - Riding on the Back of the Wind - 2009
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER – Everything Possible (Fred Small) – Dancin' in the Kitchen – 2015 Community Music, Inc
AMY WHITE - Love Among the Ruins - Didn't We Waltz - 2016 Fairewood Studios
SAM GLEAVES - The Golden Rule - Ain't We Brothers - 2015

Refugees/Immigrants:
FRICTION FARM - Narrow Passage - So Many Stars - 2017
RON ISRAEL - Let All the Immigrants In - Homeless in America - 2017
CHIP TAYLOR - Refugee Children - Little Brothers - 2016
MIKE VIAL - Girl on the Mountain, Boy on the Beach - A World That's Bigger - 2016

Environmental Destruction:
FRICTION FARM - Stars - So Many Stars - 2017
FRICTION FARM - Prelude to the Fall - So Many Stars - 2017
THE LONELY HEARTSTRING BAND - Songbird - Deep Waters - 2016
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Rising Tide - Parts & Labor - 2014

War:
FRICTION FARM - The Price of War - So Many Stars - 2017
FRICTION FARM - Your Father and My Father - So Many Stars - 2017
RON ISRAEL - Talking World War III Blues (Revisited) - Homeless in America - 2017

Songs for the Spirit:
FRICTION FARM - We Can - So Many Stars - 2017
HEATHER PIERSON - Take A Deep Breath and Smile - Singin' - 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Playlist for 6/21/17

Summer Solstice:
THE STEEL WHEELS - Until the Summer Comes - No More Rain - 2013
TERRY KITCHEN - Listening to Summer - Summer to Snowflakes - 2009

Corporate Empire:
JOE JENCKS - You Don't Have the Right - I Hear Your Voice - 2003
PROFESSOR LOUIE - Corporate Power - Hurricane - 2008
DAVE LIPPMAN - Citizens United - Food, Clothing & Glaciers - 2010
SUE MASSEK - I Hate the Capitalist System (Sarah Ogan Gunning) - Precious Memories - 2015
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Organized Crime - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005 Riot Folk

Hard Times:
PHAT - Hold Up - Live - 2017
ELLEN BUKSTEL - Somebody's Child - Daddy's Little Girl - 2008
HEATHER PIERSON - The Hard Work of Living - The Hard Work of Living - 2013 Sacred Vessel Recordings
LOW TIDE DRIFTERS - New Hard Time Blues - New Hard Time Blues -2011
SUE and DWIGHT - See the Little Baby - Little Child Big World - 2008

Labor/Strikes:
SARAH JANE SCOUTEN - Britannia Mine (Paddy Graber) - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Battle of Blair Mountain - Troubador/People's HIstory in Song - 2010
SUE MASSEK - Down On the Picket Line (Sarah Ogan Gunning) - Precious Memories - 2015 Strictly Country Records
SI KAHN - Brookside Strike - In My Heart - 1994 Rounder Records
ARLO GUTHRIE with the Dillards - Ludlow Massacre (Woody Guthrie) - Thirty-two Cents - 2008 Rising Son Records

Environment:
GIGI LOVE - Yosemite Gold - National Parks Centennial Songs - 2016
GIGI LOVE - Yellowstone Wind - National Parks Centennial Songs - 2016
PUTNAM SMITH - Come for the Flowers - 99 Desires - 2016
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Fat Man With a Flower - Cradle and Crow - 2016
PHAT - Green Song (Phat/Aaron Nathans) - Live – 2017

Men:
PHAT - Old Joe's Chair (Phat/Aaron Nathans) - Live - 2017

Change:
SHAWN TAYLOR - For What It's Worth (Stephen Stills) - Balance - 2017
TWANGTOWN PARAMOURS - Rise - The Twangtown Paramours - 2010 Inside Edge Records
BOB DYLAN - The Times They Are A-Changin' - The Best of the Original Mono Recordings - 2010 Sony Music