Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Playlist for 1/15/20

MLK Day:
BROTHER SUN - In the Name of Love - Some Part of the Truth - 2013 Brother Sun Music
LARA HERSCOVITCH - Let Us Begin - Four Wise Monkeys - 2012
GEOFF BARTLEY - Litany for January 15 (Chip Quinn) - Mercy for the Dispossessed - 2012
FRICTION FARM - Birmingham - Every Mile Is a Memory - 2010 Aidan Quinn & Christine Stay
ERIC BALKEY - Atticus Taught Me - 2012 Single

Racism:
DAVID ROVICS - Today in Charlottesville - Single - 2017
AMYTHYST KIAH/RHIANNON GIDDENS/LEYLA McCALLA/ALLISON RUSSELL - Black Myself - Songs of Our Native Daughters - 2019 Smithsonian Foldways Recordings
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS and MAGPIE - Those Three Are on my Mind - Spoken in Love - 1995 Long Tail Records
RANCHERS FOR PEACE - Walking Around Black - Single - 2013
ANI DiFRANCO - Take Down Your Flag - (Peter Mulvey) - 2015

Justice:
PETER MAYER - Justice Choir - Catching Rain - 2018
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Pennsylvania Miner - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005
JON FROMER - If You're Looking for Freedom - Looking for Freedom - 2015 PM Press
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Sharecropper's Son - Trolling for Dreams - 2017
JANET BATES - Save Our Souls - The Little Spinner - 2009

Poverty:
KAIA KATER - Paradise Fell - Nine Pin - 2016
SOFIA TALVIK - Cold Cold Feet - When Winter Comes - 2017
GILLIAN WELCH - Annabelle - Boots No. 1 - 2016 Acony
WINDBORNE- Song on the Times - Song on the Times - 2017
PUTNAM SMITH - Let's Give A Damn - 99 Desires - 2016

Inclusion:
ANNIE PATTERSON - O Had I a Golden Thread (Pete Seeger) - Mountain Side - 2011
PETER MAYER - Everybody In - Catching Rain - 2018
DAVID ROTH – Some People Say I (David Roth/Reggie Harris) – Last Day on this Earth – 2018 May the Light Music
FINK*MARXER*GLEAVES - Welcome Table - Shout and Shine - 2018
JOHN McCUTCHEON – Y'all Means All - Trolling for Dreams – 2017

Stand Up:
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Bound for Freedom – One - 2004
DAVE GUNNING - Sing It Louder (Dave Gunning/Sally Spring) - Lift - 2015 Wee House of Music
DAVID ROVICS - Bella Ciao - Wayfaring Stranger - 2014
JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Principle - Supper's on the Table - 2001 Rounder Records
BEV GRANT - National Anthem: Arise! Arise! (Jean Rohe) - It's Personal - 2017

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Playlist for 1/8/20

DAN AND FAITH - New Vision - Then and Now - 2019

What's Wrong:
DAN AND FAITH - Sixty-Eight - Then and Now - 2019
MICHAEL FRANTI & Spearhead - Flower In the Gun - Stay Human, Vol. II - 2019 Boo Boo Wax
NORMAN BLAKE - There's A Storm Somewhere - Brushwood Songs & Stories - 2017
CRYS MATTHEWS - Paris Is Burning - Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers – 2017
DAVID ROVICS - If There's a Tomorrow - Strangers and Friends - 2020

Mass Shootings:
KORA FEDER - Automatic Times - In Sevens – 2019
JOE JENCKS - Why Are the Guns Still Firing - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music
KEVIN BROWN - Back When We Were Heroes - Heroes and Sparrows - 2019 Turkey King Music
MARION HALLIDAY - Thoughts and Prayers - Rings Around Saturn - 2019
DAN AND FAITH - Footsteps - Then and Now - 2019

War:
CRAIG WERTH - Canvas of War - Ten Miles Out - 2011
JIM PAGE - Who Are They and Why Do They Hate Us - Collateral Damage - 2002
SALLY SPRING - Boys in the Cornfield - Made of Stars - 2010 Sniffinpup Records
JOHN PRINE - Some Humans Ain't Human - American Folk - 2018 American Folk Records
DAVID ROVICS - Terrorist in Chief - When I'm Elected President - 2014

Trump:
TIM GRIMM - Gonna Be Great - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
Up & Down Theatre - Make America Great Again - Single – 2016
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Trumpty Dumpty (That's An Emergency) - Single - 2019
CHRISTINE LAVIN - Turn this Ship Around - Spaghettification - 2017
PAUL KAPLAN - Impeachment Song - Single - 2019

Climate Change:
NORMAN BLAKE - The Truth Will Stand (When This World's on Fire) - Brushwood Songs & Stories - 2017
BROOKS WILLIAMS - Backwater Blues (Brownie McGhee) - Brooks' Blues - 2016
STEVE & KRISTI NEBEL - California - Windows - 2019 Icebird Records
TOM NEILSON - Where Greenland Used to Be - Where Greenland Used to Be - 2012
RUSTIC RIDERS - The Storm Is Coming - Wake Up! - 2015
THE INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS - Won't Be Long – Ladies & Gentlemen - 2016

Songs for the Spirit:
HEATHER PIERSON - Yes To Love - Lines and Spaces - 2019
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Well May the World Go (Pete Seeger) - To Everyone in All the World/A Celebration of Pete Seeger - 2019 Appalseed Prods.
DAVID ROTH – How Many Ways (David Roth/Glen Roethel) – Last Day on this Earth – 2018 May the Light Music

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Playlist for 12/18/19 and 12/25/18

SARA THOMSEN - Canticle of the Feathered Ones - Song Like A Seed - 2020

Christmas:
JIM SHARKEY - The Christmas Comet - A Lovely Day - 2019
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Christmas in the Trenches - Water from Another Time - 1989 Rounder Records
MARK STEPAKOFF - Your Favorite Christmas Song - The Longest Night of the Year, Vol. 2 - 2019 - Hudson Harding Music

Chanukah:
SARA THOMSEN - Rhapsody of Rest - Song Like A Seed - 2020
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

New Years:
CRAIG WERTH - Parting Through - The Longest Night of the Year, Vol. 2 - 2019 - Hudson Harding Music
CATHY FINK/MARCY MARXER/TOM PAXTON - On the Last Day of the Year – Happy Holidays, Vol. 12 - 2017 Hudson Harding Music
GREENFIELD HARMONY, Mary Cay Brass, Dir. - Aulde Lang Syne - Live Concert - 2011

Religious values/hypocrasy:
SARA THOMSEN - Where Did Jesus Go? - Song Like A Seed - 2020
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Hands on You - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005 Riot Folk
HOLLY NEAR - I Ain't Afraid - And Still We Sing: The Outspoken Collection - 2002 Hereford Music

Immigration:
CHE APALACHE - The Dreamer - Rearrange My Heart - 2019 Free Dirt
JIM SHARKEY - The Old Piano - A Lovely Day - 2019
WINDBORNE - Going Across the Sea – Recollections – 2019


CHE APALACHE - The Wall - Rearrange My Heart - 2019 Free Dirt
SAM GLEAVES & TYLER HUGHES - Tear Down the Fences - Sam Gleaves & Tyler Hughes - 2017
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Shadow of the Wall - Revolution Now - 2017

CHE APALACHE - Over in Glory/New Swing - Rearrange My Heart - 2019 Free Dirt
THE STRAY BIRDS - Hands of Man - Magic Fire - 2016
SARA THOMSEN - Too Many Roosters- Song Like A Seed - 2020
JIM SHARKEY - Mother Jones - A Lovely Day - 2019

SARA THOMSEN - Water Is Life - Song Like A Seed - 2020
JOHN SHELDON - The Same Water - Single
SARA THOMSEN - Song Like A Seed - Song Like A Seed - 2020

Friday, December 6, 2019

Playlist for 12/4/19

RIP, John, shot on 12/8/1980:
JOHN LENNON – Imagine – Single – 1971

Peace:
ELLEN BUKSTEL - Tikkun Olam - Repair the World - Daddy's Little Girl - 2008
HEALY & JURAVICH - Song for Peace - Tangled in Our Dreams - 2006 Finnegan Music
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Earth (David Roth) - Simplicity - 2002 Appleseed Recordings
SI KAHN - Peace Will Rise - Courage - 2010 Strictly Country Records

SI KAHN Interview:
SI KAHN - Here Is My Home - Best of the Rest - 2019 Strictly Country Records
SI KAHN - Down on the Merrimack River - Best of the Rest - 2019 Strictly Country Records
SI KAHN - Lady of the Harbor - Best of the Rest - 2019 Strictly Country Records
SI KAHN - I Have Seen Freedom - Best of the Rest - 2019 Strictly Country Records

12/3/ Internat'l Day of Persons with Disabilities (UN):
LIBBY RODERICK - How Could Anyone - How Could Anyone - 200
ANNE FEENEY - Courage (Bob Blue) - Have You Been to Jail for Justice? - 2000
DAVID ROTH - Mary Jo and Carol - So Far, So Good – 2015
MARIA DUNN - How I Live - Gathering - 2016
LARA HERSCOVITCH - The Conductor - Misfit - 2016

Impeachment
PAUL KAPLAN - Impeachment Song - Single – 2019
JIM PAGE - Masters Of Lies - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
ALASTAIR MOOCK - Make It Great - Alastair Moock - 2017
LESLIE ODOM Jr. - Seriously (Sara Bareilles) - 2016

New CD:
WINDBORNE - Song On the Times - Revolutions - 2019
WINDBORNE - Stole and Sold - Revolutions - 2019
WINDBORNE - Fire in the Hole - Revolutions - 2019

Monday, December 2, 2019

Playlist for 11/27/19

Thanksgiving:
SWAMP BROTHERS - Food on the Table - The Tennessee Sessions - 2015 Itchy Sabot Records
SI KAHN - Thanksgiving - Thanksgiving - 2007 Strictly Country Records
ERIC GERBER - Mama Lou (Jack Williams) - Three - 2017
RON ISRAEL - Thanksgiving - Songs for the Book of Life – 2019
THE LUCKY SISTERS - Grateful (David Francey) - So Lucky - 2015 Patio Records

Globalization/Anniv of Seattle Battle against WTO:
DAVID ROVICS - Shut Them Down - Living in These Times - 2001
JIM PAGE - Over My Dead Body - Collateral Damage - 2002
MARIA DUNN - Shareholders' Reel - Piece By Piece - 2012
JOE JENCKS - You Don't Have the Right - I Hear Your Voice - 2003
DAVE GUNNING - This Changin' Wind (Dave Gunning/Ray Stewart) - Lift - 2015 Wee House of Music


Internat'l. Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (UN):
ELAINE ROMANELLI - Real - The Hour Before - 2015
ELIZA GILKYSON - Rosie Strike Back - Legends of the Rainmaker - 1989
PAMELA MEANS - Pollack in Pink - Precedent - 2009 Phylorra Music
JENNIFER EVANS - The Rights of Battered Women - The Last Cheap Hotel - 2014 Sweet Cody Boy Prods.

Internat'l. Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (UN):
SHARON KLEIN - Borders of Stone - The Way Back Home - 2009
JON BROOKS - Son of Hamas - Delicate Cages - 2011
JIM PAGE - Palestine - Collateral Damage - 2002
DAVID ROVICS - Jenin - Hang A Flag in the Window - 2002
DAVID FRANCEY - Holy Ground - Empty Train - 2016

Persistance:
HEATHER PIERSON - Get up On That Horse Again - Lines and Spaces - 2019
ROD MacDONALD - That's Why You Play the Game (Rod MacDonald/Michael Lydon) - Later That Night - 2014
MARE WAKEFIELD & NOMAD - I Will Not Be Broken - Time to Fly - 2018
BETH DeSOMBRE - She Persisted - Resistance – 2017
ZOE SPEAKS - One Foot - Wings - 2018

Songs for the Spirit/Love:
HEATHER PIERSON - Take the time - Lines and Spaces – 2019
TRACY SPRING - Love Is A Round - Life and Art – 1995
SAM GLEAVES & TYLER HUGHES - When We Love - 2017
ROOSEVELT DIME - Pass It On (Bob Marley & the Wailers) - Red Shoes - 2016
SHARON KATZ & The Peace Train – Shosholoza – Double Take – 2011

Playlist for 11/20/19

EMMA'S REVOLUTION - So Impeachable (Emma's Revolution - Irving Gordon) - Single - 2019

Politics/Corruption:
DAVE GUNNING - Wish I Was Wrong - Up Against the Sky - 2019 Wee House of Music
KEVIN BROWN - Owls - Heroes and Sparrows - 2019 Turkey King Music
LOIS MORTON - Bipartisan - Loving America - Thinking It Through - 2019
ROY ZIMMERMAN - Limbaugh (How Low Can You Go?) - Real American - 2010

Lost Farms:
KEVIN BROWN - Chattaroy - Heroes and Sparrows - 2019 Turkey King Music
DAVE GUNNING - Horse for Sale - Up Against the Sky - 2019 Wee House of Music
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Burley Coulter at the Bank - Ghost Light - 2018
DAN SCHATZ- One Last Look Behind - The Promise of the Sowing - 2015 Folk-Legacy Records
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Simple Dirt - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005 Riot Folk

Immigration:
HANK STONE - This Is My Country - Single - 2019
ROGER STREET FRIEDMAN - No Safe Place - Shoot the Moon - 2017
BETT PADGETT - Don't Take My Child From Me - If I Catch My Dream - 2019
KYLE CAREY - Wind Through Casper - North Star - 2014
TED WARMBRAND - Who's the Criminal? - Border Songs - 2012 No More Deaths

Environmental Destruction:
LOIS MORTON - Change of Heart - Thinking It Through – 2019
ROGER STREET FRIEDMAN - Paradise (John Prine) - Shoot the Moon - 2017
BROTHER SUN - Well Well Well (Danny O'Keefe/Bob Dylan) - 2011 Brother Sun Music
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Rising Tide - Parts & Labor - 2014
KORA FEDER - Still We Write - In Sevens - 2019

Home/Roots:
ORDINARY ELEPHANT - I Come From - Honest - 2019
ROGER STREET FRIEDMAN - Pour Me Another - Shoot the Moon – 2017

Persist/Keep On Going:
GATHERING TIME - Carry On (S. Stills) - Old Friends album sampler - 2019
THE EARLY RISERS - Despair- Making Life Sweet - 2019
JOHN McCUTCHEON – A Perfect Day - Ghost Light – 2018

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Playlist for 11/6/19

THE EARLY RISERS - Red Bird - Making Life Sweet - 2019

Veteran's Day:
RON ISRAEL - Wounds - Songs for the Book of Life - 2019
ORDINARY ELEPHANT - The War - Honest - 2019
FINEST KIND - The Riley Boys (Carol Denny) - For Honor & For Gain - 2010 Fallen Angel Music
FREEBO - A Soldier at War - Before the Separation - 2005 Poppabo Music
DAVID ROVICS - When Johnny Comes Marching Home - Waiting for the Fall/A Retrospective

Racism/Hate:
ORDINARY ELEPHANT - Scars We Keep - Honest - 2019
LYNNE TAYLOR - Ghosts of Antietam - Shades of Blue - 2019
BEN BEDFORD - Land of the Shadows - Land of the Shadows - 2009 Hopeful Sky Records
AMYTHYST KIAH/RHIANNON GIDDENS/LEYLA McCALLA/ALLISON RUSSELL - Black Myself - Songs of Our Native Daughters - 2019 Smithsonian Foldways Recordings
RON ISRAEL - The Vegetables - Songs for the Book of Life - 2019

Poverty/Homelessness:
FREEBO - When There's No Place Like Home - Something to Believe - 2011
FRED ARCOLEO - Paying for My Poverty - Today Again - 2019
RANCHERS FOR PEACE - Streets of Gold - Not Alone - 2013
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Room Here for Another - What It's Like - 1990 Rounder Records
PAUL SIMON - Homeless - Graceland - 1986/2012

Elections:
DAVID ROVICS - IRV - Who Would Jesus Bomb - 2003
BRIAN HUNT - The Redistricting Song – 2011
CHARLIE KING - Willin' To Be Votin' (Lowell George/Charlie King) - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017
CRYS MATTHEWS - American History XIX - Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers – 2017

One/Interdependence:
RON ISRAEL - All in this Together - Songs for the Book of Life - 2019
FRED ARCOLEO - Today Again - Today Again - 2019
ARNOLD BENNETT - Be the Change - Summer's Voice - 2007 Red Sea Records
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - I Am You (Anne Hills & Michael Smith) - Rhubarb Trees – 2011

Rise Up:
FRED ARCOLEO - We Are the Ones - Today Again - 2019
THE EARLY RISERS - Despair- Making Life Sweet - 2019
ANNIE PATTERSON & PETER BLOOD - The Tide Is Rising (Shoshana Meira Friedman /Yotam Schachter) - Single – 2015

Songs for the Spirit:

RON ISRAEL - So Much More - Songs for the Book of Life - 2019
THE EARLY RISERS - Making Life Sweet - Making Life Sweet - 2019