Thursday, April 19, 2018

Playlist for 4/18/18

MARA LEVINE - April Come She Will (Paul Simon) - Jewels and Harmony – 2013

Environment:
LIBBY RODERICK - If the World Were My Lover - How Could Anyone - 2005
LES SAMPOU - Nature's Song - Sweet Perfume - 1993
BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN - Bloomin' Rose - Echo in the Valley – 2017
PAT LAMANNA - Banana - Do I Know My Song Well Enough to Start Singing Yet? - 2012
THE MALVINAS - God Bless the Grass (Malvina Reynolds) - God Bless the Grass – 2017

Conscience:
FRED SMALL - Denmark, 1943 - I Will Stand Fast - 1988 New Rounder
DAVID ROVICS - One Day in Kenya - Letter to My Landlord – 2016
CHARLIE KING - Presente - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017
FRED GILLEN Jr - Julia (Fred Gillen Jr/Matt Turk) - What She Said - 2017
BEV GRANT - The Women Are Coming - Single - 2003

Oil:
TIM GRIMM - Black Snake - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Oil Train - Spies Are Reading My Blog - 2013
AMY MARTIN - It's About Oil - Partake – 2005
DANA HUBBARD - Petroleum People - Folk Songs for Climate Justice - 2013 Peaceful Uprising
OTTER CREEK - Bidder 70 - The Fiddle Preacher - 2015

Trump:
TIM GRIMM - Gonna Be Great - A Stranger in This Time – 2017
ROY ZIMMERMAN - T-Rump - Single – 2017
Up & Down Theatre - Make America Great Again - Single – 2016
ALASTAIR MOOCK - Make It Great - Alastair Moock – 2017
RACHAEL SAGE - Tomorrow (Rachael Sage/James Mastro) - The Tide - 2017

Resistance:
AMY MARTIN - Georgia, Late November - To You! - 2000
KRISTEN GRAVES - Folk Army - Now Ain't the Time for Tears - 2014
KATHERINE RHODA - Wellspring - Songs of Freedom, Struggle and Spirit - 2009
SARA THOMSEN - All Across the Land - Everything Changes - 2008
ERIKA KULNYS - Rise Up - Rise Up- 2016

RAVEN SPIRIT – In the Wild – Folk Songs for Climate Justice – 2013 Peaceful Uprising

Playlist for 4/11/18

ESTHER GOLTON - Stay Warm - Stay Warm - 2013

Environment/Endangered Species:
JAMES DURST - An Occasional Eagle - Wish I Were Here - 2014 WorldWind
LEE MURDOCK - The Blue Pike Song - Loving Light - 2016
ARTHUR DAVENPORT - Jonathan Leviathan - Jonathan Leviathan – 2016
SI KAHN - Upstream - Bristol Bay - 2013 Strictly Country Records
JANET BATES - Celia Says (Dave Carter) - The Little Spinner - 2009

Anniversary of Phil Ochs' death 4/9/1976: PHIL OCHS - Changes - The Best of Broadside 1962-1988 - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways
PHIL OCHS - There But for Fortune - Phil Ochs - In Concert - 1966 Elektra
PHIL OCHS - When I'm Gone - Phil Ochs - In Concert - 1966 Elektra

War:
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Dance on the Killing Floor - 13 Songs Plus - 2015
CRAIG WERTH - Canvas of War - Ten Miles Out - 2011
STORYHILL - Better Angels - Shade of the Trees - 2010 Red House Records
JIM PAGE - Collateral Damage - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
SARA THOMSEN - Shattered Gardens - Somewhere to Begin - 2014

New CD/Labor:
JOE JENCKS - Shuttle & Loom (Si Kahn) - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music
JOE JENCKS - Morning Star (Si Kahn) - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music
JOE JENCKS - Third Shift (Si Kahn) - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music
JOE JENCKS - Union Miner (Si Kahn) - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music

Corporate Greed:
EVAN GREER - Their Eyes - Never Surrender - 2009 Riot Folk
JAN HAMMARLUND - Free Enterprise (Malvina Reynolds) - Uncovered Malvina Reynolds - 2015 Schroder Music
JOE JENCKS - You Don't Have the Right - I Hear Your Voice – 2003
RICHARD SHINDELL - Atlas Choking - Careless - 2016
PROFESSOR LOUIE - Corporate Power - Hurricane - 2008

Hard Times:
TIM GRIMM - Rumblin' in the Land - Thank You Tom Paxton - 2012 Vault Records
JENNIFER EVANS - There But for Fortune - The Last Cheap Hotel - 2014 Sweet Cody Boy Prods.
DAVE LIPPMAN - I Think There's More - I Hate Wal-Mart - 1998
SWAMP BROTHERS - Hard Times (Stephen Foster) - The Tennessee Sessions - 2015 Itchy Sabot Records

DAN SCHATZ - Hands Across the Waters - The Song and the Sigh - 2010
DAN SCHATZ – A Little Gracefulness (John Calvi) - The Song and the Sigh - 2010

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Playlist for 4/4/18

MLK Assassinated 4/4/1968:
BROTHER SUN - In the Name of Love - Some Part of the Truth - 2013 Brother Sun Music
TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA - Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks - Big Round World
JANET BATES - Martin - For All of His Wealth - 2007
STEVEN BLANE - I Hung My Head - The Shed Sessions - 2017
LARA HERSCOVITCH - Letters from a Ghost - Through A Frozen Midnight Sky - 2009

Slavery:
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Freedom Is a Constant Struggle - Get On Board! - 2007 Appleseed Recordings
TOM NEILSON - A Tramp's Thoughts (Jane Keep/Ethan Miller) - Fools No More – 2006
KAIA KATER - Rising Down - Nine Pin - 2016
MICAH & MARK ATKINSON - We'll Be Gone - Land of Broken Angels – 2016
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Free At Last – Steal Away: songs of the Underground Railroad -1984 Appleseed Recordings

Racism then:
JANE SAPP/SI KAHN/PETE SEEGER - Harriet Tubman (Walter Robinson) - Carry It On - 1987 Flying Fish Records
3 PENNY ACRE - Tulsa 1921 -Rag and Bone - 2013
PAMELA MEANS - Strange Fruit (Lewis Allan) - Single Bullet Theory - 2003 WIRL Records
BEN BEDFORD - Land of the Shadows - Land of the Shadows - 2009 Hopeful Sky Records
KATY MOFFATT - Here's to the State of Mississippi - Songs of Phil Ochs - 1995 Sliced Bread Records

Civil Rights Movement:
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - That Kind of Grace - Rhubarb Trees – 2011
MAGPIE - A Toast to Those Who Have Gone (Phil Ochs) - The Long Walk to Freedom Reunion Concert - 1997 Cultural Center for Social Change
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - If You Miss Me From the Back of the Bus (Words: Carver Neblett) - The Long Walk to Freedom Reunion Concert - 1997 Cultural Center for Social Change
GREG GREENWAY - Never Say Never - 20,000 Versions of the Sun - 2016
JOE JENCKS - I Have Seen Freedom Being Born (Si Kahn) - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music

Racism Now:
JON FROMER - Another Black Man Gone - Gonna Take Us All - 2008
VINCENT CROSS - Michael Brown - Old Songs for Modern Folk - 2016
RANCHERS FOR PEACE - Walking Around Black - Single - 2013

Activism:
CRYS MATTHEWS - One and the Same - Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers – 2017
BREE NEWSOME - Stay Strong - Single - 2014

Joe Jencks at Mt. Toby Concerts:
JOE JENCKS – Let Me Sing You A Song - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers – 2017
JOE JENCKS - Solidarity Forever (Joe Jencks/Ralph Chaplin) - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017

Monday, April 2, 2018

Playlist for 3/28/18

Spring:
HEATHER MASSE - Bird Song (H. Masse/Nicky Mehta) - Bird Song - 2009 Red House Records
PETE SEEGER - Maple Syrup Time - Seeds: Songs of Pete Seeger, Vol. 3 - 2003 Appleseed Recordings

Iraq War started 3/19/2003:
DAVID ROVICS - Operation Iraqi Liberation - Songs for Mahmud - 2004
THEA HOPKINS - River of Fire - Chickasaw - 2007
ANNE FEENEY - Shell Game - If I Can't Dance - 2006
RICH EILBERT - Ocean of Sand - Back from the War – 2009
AMY MARTIN - Home Uninjured - Bind Me to Free - 2006

Three Mile Island Meltdown 3/28/1979:
DANA LYONS - Building One in My City - Animal - 1985
JEFFERSON PEPPER - The Crying Land - American Evolution - 2008
CHARLIE KING - Acres of Clams – So Far...So Good - 2013 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds
THE PRINCES OF SERENDIPITY -TG VANINI – Plutonium Pops – What She Said – 2011 Jaiya Records
TOM NEILSON - Just A Little Meltdown - Fools No More - 2006

Genocide:
DAVID ROVICS - 1492 -1939 – 2015
SARA THOMSEN - Halabja - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
DAVID FERRARD - Wild Flowers - Journeyman - 2011 Alter Road Records
JANET BATES - Rwanda - Another Child - 2006
CHARLIE KING - Kristallnacht Is Coming (Bob Franke) - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017

Laborers:
GREG KLYMA - Garbageman - Another Man's Treasure - 2013
MICHAEL BRAUNFELD - The Local - Full Circle - 2014
BARBARA DANE - Working People's Blues (Kenny Whitson) - Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard-Hitting Songs - 2018 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
STEVE ALLAIN - My Father's Only Son - Thirteen - 2011
ZOE MULFORD - When the Coffee's All Gone - Coyote Wings - 2013

New Album:
JOE JENCKS - Why Are the Guns Still Firing - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn- 2018 Turtle Bear Music
JOE JENCKS - I'm A Stranger in this Land - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music
JOE JENCKS - I Have Seen Freedom Being Born - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music
JOE JENCKS - The Old Labor Hall - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music
JOE JENCKS - Who Will Speak for Me - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music

For Suzy Polucci:
PAT HUMPHRIES - To My Old Brown Earth (Pete Seeger) - Seeds: The Songs of Pete Seeger, Vol. 3 - 2003 Appleseed Recordings

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Playlist for 3/14/18

JOAN BAEZ - Another World (Anohni) - Whistle Down the Wind - 2018

Gun Control/Mass Shootings:
JOAN BAEZ - The President Sang Amazing Grace (Zoe Mulford) - Whistle Down the Wind – 2018
SUZIE BROWN - Fallen Down - Almost There - 2013
EVAN FRANKEL - Slaughter - 2013
ROD MacDONALD - Many Can't Be Moved - Later That Night - 2014
STEVE WARNER/ROLLING COYOTES - Culture of Violence - Carry On - 2007 Talking Horse Music

Labor Strikes:
ROB McHALE - Blair Mountain - Prophets on the Boulevard - 2018
PADDY MILLS - Bay View Massacre - Race to the Bottom - 2014 Our Hometown Music
Milwaukee, WI 7 died after militia fired on 14,000 workers fighting for 8 hour day
SI KAHN - Brookside Strike - In My Heart - 1994 Rounder Records
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Casey Jones (Joe Hill) - Joe Hill's Last Will - 2015 Appalsongs
BEV GRANT - The Women Are Coming – 2003

Conscience:
BIRDS OF CHICAGO - American Flowers - American Flowers - 2017
BOB DYLAN - Blowin' in the Wind - The Best of the Original Mono Recordings - 2010 Sony Music
ANDY & JUDY - High Road - This Old Town - 2017
BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN - Don't Let It Bring You Down - Echo in the Valley - 2017
SAM GLEAVES - The Golden Rule - Ain't We Brothers - 2015

Equality/The Commons:
ROB McHALE - Common Ground - Prophets on the Boulevard - 2018
MONDAY MORNING DENIAL - Scoundrels That We Are - Scoundrels That We Are – 2016
Song based on an 1883 trial in Lyon, France, of sixty anarchists, including Peter Kropotkin
LAURA ZUCKER - This Boat - Say Yes - 2017
MICHAEL VEITCH - Pledging Allegiance - Wake up Call - 2017
JOHN SHELDON - The Same Water - Single

Women:
BARBARA DANE - Working-Class Woman (Peter Boyd/Jane Felczer/Barbara Dane) - Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard-Hitting Songs - 2018 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
BARBARA DANE - Truck-Driving Woman (Si Kahn) - Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard-Hitting Songs - 2018 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Upcoming Concert at Mt. Toby:
SAM GLEAVES - Angel in the Ashes - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
SAM GLEAVES - Two Virginia Boys - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
SAM GLEAVES & TYLER HUGHES - Stockyard Hill – Sam Gleaves & Tyler Hughes - 2017
SAM GLEAVES & TYLER HUGHES - When We Love - Sam Gleaves & Tyler Hughes - 2017

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Playlist for 2/28/18 and 3/7/18

SAM GLEAVES - If I Could Write A Song - Ain't We Brothers - 2015

Loss of American Dream:
SHAWN TAYLOR - Swing Low Sweet Liberty - Home - 2012
FUZEK & ROSSONI - Waking Up from the American Dream - Waking Up from the American Dream - 2008
TONY DENIKOS - Auction Block - Already Gone - 2009
RACHAEL KILGOUR - In America - Whistleblower's Manifesto: Songs for a New Revolution - 2013
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Promised Land - Parts & Labor - 2014

Women/Abuse/Rape:
ERIC BANNAN - Not Your Emma Lee Anymore - You Are Welcome Here - 2017
THE MALVINAS - Meteorite - God Bless the Grass - 2017
THREE MILES LOST - Til It Happens to You (Lady Gaga) - 2016 Sled Dog Studios
SUSAN TONEY - Ransom - Strange Child - 2007 Strange Child Records
JANET BATES - She Sings Her Song - For All of His Wealth - 2007

Justice:
ERIC BANNAN - Blessed Be - You Are Welcome Here - 2017
FRED GILLEN, JR. - We the People - Wage Love - 2015 Dys Records
APARNA LAKSHMI - Can I Get a Witness - Points of Light & the Constellation - 2011
PAUL KAPLAN - Stand Our Ground for Justice - 2014
PHIL OCHS - Power and the Glory - All The News That's Fit To Sing - 1964 Elektra

Revolution:
KRISTEN GRAVES - Demand - Now Ain't the Time for Tears - 2014
JOAN BAEZ - The Great Correction (Eliza Gilkyson) - Whistle Down the Wind - 2018
SARA THOMSEN - All Across the Land - Everything Changes - 2008
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Declaration of War - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005
DAVID ROVICS - Behind the Barricades - Waiting for the Fall - 2009

Responsibility/Help One Another:
SAM GLEAVES & TYLER HUGHES - I Washed My Face in the Morning Dew – Sam Gleaves & Tyler Hughes - 2017
CURTIS & LORETTA - When There's Good to Be Done - When There's Good to Be Done - 2015

Songs for the Spirit:
DIANE PATTERSON - Come On Rain - Open Road - 2018
ERIC ANDERSEN - Mingle with the Universe - Mingle with the Universe: The Worlds of Lord Byron - 2017

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Playlist for 2/21/18

RACHEL SAGE - The Tide - The Tide - 2017

Mass shootings/Gun control:
ROY ZIMMERMAN - To the Victims of this Tragedy We Send our Thoughts and Prayers - You're Getting Sleepy - 2011 Metaphor Records
PETE KRONOWITT - Got Guns? - A Lone Voice - 2016
MATT BORRELLO - Open Fire - Don't Turn Around - 2010
KATHY MOSER - Someone Like You - Someone Like You – 2007
DIANE PATTERSON - Shape of Your Sorrow - Open Road - 2018

Homelessness:
RANCHERS FOR PEACE - Streets of Gold - Not Alone - 2013
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Room Here for Another - What It's Like - 1990 Rounder Records
CROWES PASTURE - Hobo's Lullaby (Goebel Reeves) – Crowes Pasture – 2016
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Caught Between the Times - Parts & Labor - 2014
RON ISRAEL - Homeless in America - Homeless in America - 2017

LGBTQ:
MARE WAKEFIELD & NOMAD - Bernice & Bernadette - Time to Fly - 2018
AMBER CROSS - Trinity Gold Mine - Savage on the Downhill - 2017
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - Annie - (Fred Small) - Diamonds and Pearls - 2017
HEATHER MAE - No Poor Soul - I Am Enough - 2016
SAM GLEAVES - Ain't We Brothers - Ain't We Brothers - 2015

Refugees:
DIANE PATTERSON - Rogue River Highway - Open Road - 2018
DAVID CROSBY - Look in their Eyes - Lighthouse – 2016
SKINNER & T'WITCH - Calais Nights - The Fool's Journey - 2016
IKE REILLY - Bolt Cutter - Hugs for Chelsea - 2017
BETH DeSOMBRE - Here - Resistance – 2017

Freedom/Stand Up:
DIANE PATTERSON - Spliff Song - Open Road - 2018
CRABTREE & MILLS - The Price of Freedom - Freedom - 2008 Free & Easy Music
DULCIE TAYLOR - Not Here, Not Today - Wind Over Stone - 2015 Mesa/Bluemoon Recordings
DAVE LIPPMAN - Are We Gonna Make Some Noise? - You Don't Own the World - 2016
K'NAAN - Wavin' Flag - Troubadour - 2009 A&M Octone Records

JULIE SNOW - Beautiful World - No Ordinary Love - 2016