Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Playlist for 2/8/17

Winter:
ZOE MULFORD - February Thunder - Small Brown Birds - 2017
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER - Chilly Winds - Get Up and Do Right - 2017

Immigration/Refugees:
ZOE MULFORD - Answer the Knock at the Door - Small Brown Birds - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Before Their Ship Arrived – Spies Are Reading My Blog-2013
ALAN REID - The Road of Tears - Recollection - 2010 Temple Records
BROTHER SUN - Lady of the Harbor (Joe Jencks) - Some Part of the Truth - 2013
ZOE MULFORD - The Queen of Skye - Small Brown Birds - 2017

Racism
ZOE MULFORD - The President Sang Amazing Grace - Small Brown Birds - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Trayvon - Spies Are Reading My Blog - 2013
COLVIN & EARLE - Tell Moses - 2016
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER - Oh, Had I A Golden Thread (Pete Seeger) - Get Up and Do Right – 2017

Economy/Greed
ZOE MULFORD - Zillionaire - Small Brown Birds - 2017
THE HOT NUT RIVETERS - The Corporate Welfare Song (Anne Feeney) - War on the Workers/A Tribute to Anne Feeney - 2016
DAVE DERSHAM - More, More, More - The Burn of Summer - 2003
PAUL SIMON - The Werewolf - Stranger to Stranger - 2016

Morality
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER - Song of Joy (Ken Whiteley) - Get Up and Do Right - 2017
ROOSEVELT DIME - Pass It On (Bob Marley & the Wailers) - Red Shoes - 2016
STRING DUSTERS - I Believe - The Infamous - 2016
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Swimming to the Other Side - Roots, Rock & Revolution - 2006 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
JOHN SHELDON - The Same Water

Climate Change
BEV GRANT - Mother's Wrath - It's Personal - 2017
TOM NEILSON - Where Greenland Used to Be - Where Greenland Used to Be - 2012
MICHAEL BRAUNFELD - Washed Away - Full Circle - 2014
BROOKS WILLIAMS - Backwater Blues - Brooks' Blues - 2016

Rise Up
BEV GRANT - National Anthem: Arise! Arise! (Jean Rohe) - It's Personal - 2017
3HATTRIO - Get Up Stand Up - Solitaire - 2016
ERIKA KULNYS - Rise Up - Rise Up- 2016

Playlist for 1/25/17

Change/Time:
SARA THOMSEN - Metamorphosis - Everything Changes - 2008
ORDINARY ELEPHANT - Before I Go - Before I Go - 2017
SCOTT COOK - The Poet Game - One More Time Around - 2013
JOE CROOKSTON - Impermanent Things - Georgia I'm Here - 2014
MARA LEVINE - River (Bill Staines) - Jewels and Harmony - 2013

Water:
SARAH UNDERHILL & IAN WORPOLE - Hole in the Ground - Chimaera - 2004
SARA THOMSEN - Precious Water - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
STILL ON THE HILL - When I Go to Water - Once A River - 2014 Kelly & Donna Mulhollan
LUCY BILLINGS - Carry the Water - Carry the Water - 2014
TODD BURGE - Water Works - Imitation Life - 2015

Oil Spills:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Black Sea - Stand Up! - 2004 Appalseed Productions
DAVID ROVICS - Cordova - Troubador - 2010
CRABTREE & MILLS - Pelican Bay - Rise Above - 2011 Free & Easy Music
THE HOLLANDS! - That Fatal Shore - Folk Songs for Climate Justice - 2013 Peaceful Uprising

Fracking:
PAUL SACHS - When the River Didn't Flow - Oil Town - 2011
ROY ZIMMERMAN - The Faucet's on Fire - Single - 2014
THE BURNS SISTERS - Gas Man - The Hills of Ithaca - 2012 Sisters Music
WOOL&GRANT - Get the Frack Outta Here (Bev Grant/Daniel A. Weiss) - Wool&Grant - 2013 Ina May Wool and Bev Grant

Immigration:
DAVID ROVICS - Guanajuato - Ten Thousand Miles Away – 2009
SAM BAKER - Migrants - Say Grace - 2013
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Nothing Like You - 22 Days - 2013 Appalsongs
JOE JENCKS - Bracero (Phil Ochs) - Links in a Chain - 2009
ANI DiFRANCO - Deportee (Woody Guthrie) - Woody Guthrie at 100 - 2012 Legacy Recordings

Freedom/Justice:
SARA THOMSEN - Between the Clotheslines - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
JACKSON BROWNE - Walls and Doors - Standing in the Breach - 2014 Inside Recordings
FRED GILLEN, JR. - We the People - Wage Love - 2015 Dys Records

One/Interconnectedness:
JENNIFER CUTTING'S OCEAN ORCHESTRA - Waves - Waves - 2017

Death:

JENNIFER CUTTING'S OCEAN ORCHESTRA - Steady As You Go - Waves - 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Playlist for 1/18/17

MARTIN LUTHER KING:
BROTHER SUN - In the Name of Love - Some Part of the Truth - 2013
FRICTION FARM - Birmingham - Every Mile Is a Memory - 2010 Aidan Quinn & Christine Stay
TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA - Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks - Big Round World
ERIC BALKEY - Atticus Taught Me - 2012 Single
GEOFF BARTLEY - Litany for January 15 (Chip Quinn) - Mercy for the Dispossessed - 2012

Women's March:

ELLEN BUKSTEL - Real Woman - Daddy's Little Girl - 2008
YO-YO MA and THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE - Sadila Jana - Sing Me Home - 2016 Sony Music
KRISTIN LEMS - The Heart of A Woman - You, Me, and All of the Above - 2015 Carolsdatter Prods.
BEV GRANT - The Women Are Coming - 2003
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Supershero - Roots, Rock & Revolution - 2006

Sheros:
SARA THOMSEN - The Ballad of Molly Ivins - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Forgotten - 22 Days - 2013 Appalsongs
DAVID ROTH - Women Planting Trees - So Far, So Good - 2015
ANNE FEENEY - Union Maid (Woody Guthrie/Ginny Hildebrand/Cappie Israel) - Union Maid - 2003
WOOL&GRANT – Janis (Ina May Wool) - Wool&Grant - 2013

Whistleblowers:

RACHAEL KILGOUR - Whistleblower - Whistleblower's Manifesto: Songs for a New Revolution - 2013
DAVID ROVICS - Song for Chelsea Manning - Big Red Sessions - 2011
DAVID NEAL - Bradley Manning - 2012 dissenter.firedoglake.com
GRAHAM NASH & JAMES RAYMOND - Almost Gone (The Ballad of Bradley Manning) - 2011

Health Care:
SILAS LOWE - Poor People's Doctor - Wandering Father Forgotten Son - 2016
LINQ - What Happened to the Care - Rx and the Side Effects - 2009 Linq Music
ROY ZIMMERMAN - Dear Number 10369924053887 - Thanks for the Support - 2008 Metaphor Records
DAVID ROTH - Energy Medicine - So Far, So Good - 2015

Poverty:
NORMAN BLAKE - High Rollers - Brushwood Songs & Stories - 2017
SOFIA TALVIK - Cold Cold Feet - 2015
KAIA KATER - Paradise Fell - Nine Pin - 2016
DAVID ROTH - Goodness Is More Than a Dream - So Far, So Good - 2015

PUTNAM SMITH - Let's Give A Damn - 99 Desires - 2016

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Playlist for 1/11/17

Slavery:
LOUISE MOSRIE - When Cotton Was King - Lay It Down - 2014 Zoe Cat Music
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Harriet Tubman (Walter Robinson) - Gonna Rise Again - 1987 Rounder Record
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Follow the Drinking Gourd - Songs of the Underground Railroad -1984 Appleseed Recordings
KAIA KATER - Nine Pin - Nine Pin – 2016
TOM NEILSON - A Tramp's Thoughts (Jane Keep/Ethan Miller) - Fools No More - 2006

Racism:
MALVINA REYNOLDS - Battle of Maxton Field - Malvina Reynolds Sings the Truth - 1967
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - That Kind of Grace - Rhubarb Trees - 2011
BEN BEDFORD - Land of the Shadows - Land of the Shadows - 2009 Hopeful Sky Records
PAMELA MEANS - Strange Fruit - Single Bullet Theory - 2003 WIRL Records
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS and MAGPIE - Those Three Are on my Mind - Spoken in Love - 1995 Long Tail Records

Corporate Greed:

STEVE SUFFET - Were You in Boston in 1919? - Folksinger's Fancy - 2008
JAN HAMMARLUND - Free Enterprise (Malvina Reynolds) - Uncovered Malvina Reynolds - 2015 Schroder Music
RICHARD SHINDELL - Atlas Choking - Careless - 2016
KEVIN ROBINS - Corporate Anorexia - 2010
DAVE GUNNING - This Changin' Wind (Dave Gunning/Ray Stewart) - Lift - 2015 Wee House of Music

Live Interview with Chris Brashear and Ben Demarath
CHRIS BRASHEAR & BEN DEMARATH – Across the Great Divide (Kate Wolff)
CHRIS BRASHEAR – The Little Boy Loser

Inclusion:

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Y'all Means All - Trolling for Dreams - 2017
CHIP TAYLOR & CARRIE RODRIGUEZ - Who's Gonna Build That Wall - 2016
DONNA LYNN CASKEY - Worthy - Nameless Heart - 2014
LIBBY RODERICK - How Could Anyone - How Could Anyone - 2005

Stand Up/Speak Out:

CHARLIE KING & KAREN BRANDOW - Stand Up (Mike Stern) - Sparks and Tears 2003 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds
BROTHER SUN – Mighty Long Way – Weights & Wings - 2016
COLVIN & EARLE - Tell Moses - 2016

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Three Chords and the Truth - Trolling for Dreams - 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Playlist for 1/4/17

Happy New Year:
ROBIN GREENSTEIN - Happy New Year - Tears and Laughter -2016
FRED ARCOLEO with Amy Soucy – New Years – Happy Holidays, Vol. 7 – 2012 Hudson Harding Music
THE COPPER PONIES & JOE CROOKSTON - It's A New Year Now - Happy Holidays, Vol. 7 - 2012 Hudson Harding Music
THE PAPERBOYS - Better Than the Last - At Peace with One's Ghosts - 2015

War (Power & Greed):
MATTHEW OLWELL - By the Hush, Me Boys - CyberTrad - 2016
KELLEIGH McKENZIE - War for Sale - Chances - 2008 Zatchubilly Music
PROFESSOR LOUIE - Blood for Oil - Be for Real - 1996
RICH EILBERT - Ocean of Sand - Back from the War - 2009
ANNE FEENEY - Shell Game - If I Can't Dance - 2006

Freedom:
PHIL OCHS - Power and the Glory - All The News That's Fit To Sing - 1964 Elektra
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Bound for Freedom - One - 2004 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
TAINA ASILI - Freedom - 2016
JON FROMER - Still Looking for Freedom - We Do the Work - 1999
THE LONELY HEARTSTRING BAND - If I Had a Hammer(Pete Seeger/Lee Hays) - Deep Waters - 2016

Justice:
RANCHERS FOR PEACE - We Built This City - Not Alone – 2012
JOHN GORKA - Ignorance & Privilege - So Dark You See - 2009
CLINT ALPHIN - Blessed Are the Rich - Post Modern Man - 2015
APARNA LAKSHMI - Can I Get a Witness - Points of Light & the Constellation - 2011
DAVE GUNNING - I Robbed the Company Store - Lift - 2015 Wee House of Music
JON BROOKS - God Pt. IV - Moth Nor Rust - 2009

Immigration:
SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK - Are We A Nation? - Border Songs - 2012 No More Deaths
DAVID ROVICS - Before Their Ship Arrived-Spies Are Reading My Blog-2013
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Immigrant - Supper's On the Table - 2005 Appalsongs
DAVID FERRARD - I Am an Immigrant (I'm from Here) - Journeyman - 2011 Alter Road Records
BEV GRANT & The Dissident Daughters - In America - Cheeky Woman - 2006

Environment:

MOLLY SCOTT - We Are All One Planet - Songs of Peace, Protest, and Spirit - 2015 David Fersh
JOHN SMITH - This Field - The Longing Road - 2014 Blue Pine Music
CARRIE FERGUSON - Beautiful World - Riding on the Back of the Wind - 2009

GREENFIELD HARMONY, Mary Cay Brass, Dir. - Aulde Lang Syne - Live Concert - 2011

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Playlist for 12/21/16

Winter Solstice:
BLUE O'CONNELL - Winter's Friend - Happy Holidays, Vol. 7 - 2012 Hudson Harding Music
SARA THOMSEN - The Longest Night - Winter Wanderings - 2012
JOE JENCKS – The Longest Night of the Year - Happy Holidays! Vol. 10 - 2015 - Hudson Harding Music
LARRY MURANTE - Ready for the Dark - Just One Angel - 2010 Yellow Tail Records
ROUNDS GALORE SINGERS - Ribbon, Bell and Song - Rounds Galore...and More, Vol. 3 - 2007 Astoria Productions

Chanukah:

SARA THOMSEN - Hanerot Halalu - Winter Wanderings - 2012
GREENFIELD HARMONY (Mary Cay Brass, Director) - Ocho Kandelikas - Live Concert 12/7/08
EMILY KURN - Light the Lamp (A Song for Hanukkah) - Just One Angel, V. 2.0 - 2013
RUBY & AVA LOCKNAR - Is It Hanukah or Chanukah? - Just One Angel - 2010 - Yellow Tail Records
ANDINA & RICH - Season of Hope - Merry Humbug! - 2014 DulciYodel Music

Serious X-Mas Songs
JANET BATES - He Was Born - The Little Spinner - 2009
AJ LEE - Christmas in a Coal Mine - Happy Holidays! Vol. 10 - 2015 Hudson Harding Music
DAVID ROVICS – Christmas in a Tent - The Other Side - 2015
MARY GAUTHIER - Christmas in Paradise - Alternate Root Holiday Sampler, Part 1 - 2013
SOFIA TALVIK - Cold Cold Feet - 2015
TONY DENIKOS - Home for Christmas - Already Gone - 2009
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Christmas in the Trenches - Water from Another Time - 1989 Rounder Records

Humorous X-Mas Songs:

TOM PRASADA-RAO - Christmas in the Ashram (Chris Rosser) - A Very Blue Rock Christmas - 2013
MARK STEPAKOFF - Santa Drank the Whole Damn Bar - Happy Holidays, V. 8 – 2013 Hudson Harding Music
CYNTHIA CARLE - Severed Swedish Heads - Happy Holidays! Vol. 10 – 2015 Hudson Harding Music
DARRYL PURPOSE - The Christians and the Pagans (Dar Williams) - Just One Angel - 2010
DAVID ROVICS - A Christmas Song - Everything Can Change - 2013

Thoughtful X-Mas Songs:

LINDSEY HORNER - There Is No Rose - 2013
SANDY HADDON - The Holly and the Ivy - The Holly and the Ivy - 2010
MARA LEVINE with JOE JENCKS - Straw Against the Chill (Bob Franke) – Happy Holidyas, Vol. 4 - 2009 Hudson Harding Music
MARA LEVINE with JEFF SCROGGINS & COLORADO - Taladh Chriosda - Happy Holidays, Vol. 8 - 2013 Hudson Harding Music
JOE JENCKS - Christmas in Mansfield - Rise As One - 2005

Peace & Hope:

ELIAS ALEXANDER & BYWATER BAND - Bywater (Elias Alexander/Tim Eriksen) – Bywater – 2016
ERIK BALKEY - Peace Come Christmas - Just One Angel - 2010
JANIS IAN - Joy - Just One Angel - 2010

Monday, December 19, 2016

Playlist for 12/7/16

DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - May the Light of Love - Rhubarb Trees - 2011

Change:
SARA THOMSEN - Metamorphosis - Everything Changes - 2008
ALICE HOWE - For Your Sake - As You Are - Tiger Lily EP - 2014
THE QUIET AMERICAN - Carroll County Blues - Songs from a Rocking Chair - 2014
PETE KRONOWITT - Change Is Gonna Come - A Lone Voice - 2016
ASHLEY STORROW - Wild Wind - The Bear and the Bird - 2016
KATHY MOSER - Someone Like You - Someone Like You - 2007

Gun Control:
ROY ZIMMERMAN - To the Victims of this Tragedy We Send our Thoughts and Prayers - You're Getting Sleepy - 2011
PETE KRONOWITT - Got Guns? - A Lone Voice - 2016
EVAN FRANKEL - Slaughter - 2013
DAVID ROVICS - Angry White American Man - The Other Side - 2015
STEVE WARNER/ROLLING COYOTES - Culture of Violence - Carry On - 2007
EFRAT - Bring Me Peace - The Silver Lining - 2015

Environment:
PAT WICTOR - Well Well Well (Danny O'Keefe/Bob Dylan) - 2008
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Rising Tide - Parts & Labor - 2014
NEPTUNE'S CAR - A Blue Sky Turned to Rust - The 45th Parallel - 2015
CRABTREE & MILLS - Waterfalls - Rise Above - 2011 Free & Easy Music
HARPETH RISING - Well Hell - Shifted - 2015 Grimm Rising

Domestic/Child Abuse:
BEV GRANT - Take A Walk in my Shoes - The Voices of Women Organizing Project - 2008
PAT WICTOR - Whiskey Vacation - Sunset Waltz - 2008
PAT HUMPHRIES - Jamie - Same Rain - 1992 Moving Forward Music
JEREMY LYONS - Clouds on Her Face - Make It Better - 2014
COLLEEN KATTAU - We Will Take It Back - Inhabited Woman - 2007

WWII:

DAVID FRANCEY - Crucible - Empty Train - 2016
CURTIS & LORETTA - I Will Get Home - When There's Good to Be Done - 2015
PETER, PAUL and MARY - Semper Fi (John Gorka) - Discovered/Live in Concert - 2014 Rhino Entertainment
BETH DeSOMBRE - I Remember (Bus to Manzanar) - I Was Here - 2016
DAVID ROVICS - Bella Ciao - Wayfaring Stranger - 2014

DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - May the Light of Love - Rhubarb Trees - 2011