Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Playlist for 11/30/16

SI KAHN - Thanksgiving - Thanksgiving - 2007 Strictly Country Records
SWAMP BROTHERS - Food on the Table - The Tennessee Sessions - 2015 Itchy Sabot Records

RIP Fidel Castro:
SILVIO RODRIGUEZ - Sueno con Serpientes - 1975
DAVID ROVICS - Playa Giron - Wayfaring Stranger - 2014
CHRISTY MOORE - The Companeros (Ewan MacColl) - Joy of Living - 2015 Compass Records
CHARLIE KING & KAREN BRANDOW - Pequena Serenata Diurna (Silvio Rodriguez) - Puppet Town - 2002 Vaguely Remeniscent Sounds

Life:
PUTNAM SMITH - Let's Give A Damn - Desires - 2016
DAVID ROTH - So Far, So Good - So Far, So Good – 2015
PATRICK SYLVEST - Collard Greens - Lonesome Troubadour - 2014
TIM GRIMM - The Tree - The Turning Point - 2013
HEATHER PIERSON - Make It Mine - Still She Will Fly - 2015 Vessel Recordings

Resist/Stand up:

3HATTRIO - Get Up Stand Up (T. Osei et al) - Solitaire – 2016
ALIZA HAVA - Independent Nation - Rise - 2006
JOHN FLYNN - Put Your Freedom Where Your Mouth Is - Two Wolves - 2006
ASHLEY STORROW - Wild Wind - The Bear and the Bird - 2016
THE LUCKY SISTERS - These Hands (Dave Gunning) - So Lucky - 2015 Patio Records


Hard Times:
SANDERS, KASS & WHITE - Motherless Child - Feels Like Home - 1991
SOLAS - Darkness Darkness (Jesse Colin Young) - All These Years - 2016
ELAINE ROMANELLI - Red Tail - The Hour Before - 2015
SWAMP BROTHERS - Hard Times - The Tennessee Sessions - 2015
THE GOOD INTENTIONS - Hard Times Have Come Again - The Long Unbroken Line - 2016

Home/Sustainable Living:
PUTNAM SMITH - If I Had a Time Machine - Desires - 2016
PETER ALSOP - Topanga - River of Life - 2015
DYLAN SNEED - All Around Me - Texodus - 2010
GWYNETH MORELAND - Slaughterhouse Gulch - Ceilings, Floors and Open Doors - 2014
SI KAHN - Here Is My Home - Thanksgiving - 2007

Hope:
ESTHER GOLTON - Where Is the Field - Stay Warm - 2013
LIBBY RODERICK - Low to the Ground - How Could Anyone - 2005
TRACY SPRING - Work & Hope - Songs of Hope and Humanity, Vol. 1 - 2012

Friday, November 25, 2016

Playlist for 11/23/16

Civil Rights:
ELLEN BUKSTEL - By My Silence (Ellen Bukstel/Nick Annis) - Daddy's Little Girl - 2008
JANET BATES - Coming for You - The Little Spinner - 2009
SHARON KLEIN - Night of Broken Glass - The Way Back Home - 2009
MALVINA REYNOLDS - Battle of Maxton Field - Malvina Reynolds Sings the Truth - 1967
DAVID ROVICS –Liberty and Justice for All - The Other Side - 2015
KAIA KATER - Rising Down - Nine Pin - 2016

Walls:

JANET BATES - The Walls Came Tumbling Down - The Little Spinner - 2009
CHIP TAYLOR & CARRIE RODRIGUEZ - Who's Gonna Build That Wall - 2016
JOSH JOFFEN - The Wall - Postcard from Antigua - 2010
JACKSON BROWNE - Walls and Doors - Standing in the Breach - 2014 Inside Recordings
COLLEEN KATTAU - This Wall - In My Name - 2012

Empire/Despots:

JANET BATES - Not in Kansas Anymore - The Little Spinner - 2009
JACKSON BROWNE - If I Could Be Anywhere - Standing in the Breach - 2014 Inside Recordings
JONATHAN BYRD - I Was An Oak Tree - Cackalack - 2010
JACK HARDY - Empires- Noir - 2007
DAVE CROSSLAND - The Man Who Would Be King (John Stewart) - Mother and Country - 2015

War:
JIM SHARKEY - Sweet Anne's Road - Sweet Anne's Road – 2015
THE CHIEFTAINS - March to Battle (Across the Rio Grande) - San Patricio - 2010
HUGH MORRISON - Among the Proddy Dogs & Papes - Scotland Is Free - 2014
KELLEIGH McKENZIE - War for Sale - Chances - 2008 Zatchubilly Music
RUNA - Paddy's Lamentations - Shilling - Live -2016

Immigration:
SARA THOMSEN - Amber Stone - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
JIM SHARKEY - Adieu to Belashanny (Words: William Allingham) - Sweet Anne's Road - 2015
JESSE PALIDOFSKY - I Am An Immigrant - 2015

JANET BATES - With this Seed - The Little Spinner - 2009

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Playlist for 11/16/16

RIP Leonard:
LEONARD COHEN - Everybody Knows - Live in Dublin - 2014
LEONARD COHEN - The Future - The Future - 1992 Sony Music
LEONARD COHEN – Bird on the Wire – Songs from the Road - 2010
LEONARD COHEN – Suzanne – Songs from the Road - 2010
LEONARD COHEN - Democracy - The Future - 1992 Sony Music

Politics/Dictators:

GREG ENGLE - Absolute Power - Take It Personally - 2009
ROWDY HOUSE - Don't Let a Liar Lead You - I Won't Comply - 2012
LYNNE TAYLOR - Grand Empire - When Lightning Strikes - 2014
JOHN PRINE - That's How Every Empire Falls - Fair and Square - 2008

Politics of and for the people:
JAY MANKITA - I'm Proud to Be A Socialist - Live on Music of the People - 2015 WMCB
ROWDY HOUSE - I Won't Comply - I Won't Comply - 2012
PATTI SMITH - People Have the Power - Outside Society - 2011 Sony Music
BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE - Sing Our Own Song (UB40/Sainte-Marie) - Power in the Blood - 2015 Gypsy Boy Music
DAVID ROVICS - When I'm Elected President - When I'm Elected President - 2014

Resist/Stand Up:

PAT HUMPHRIES - Never Turning Back - Same Rain - 1992 Moving Forward Music
THE LORDS OF LIECHTENSTEIN - Till They Back Away - Girlz (with a "z") - 2014
BREE NEWSOME - Stay Strong – 2014
DAVID ROVICS - Bella Ciao - Wayfaring Stranger - 2014
ERIKA KULNYS - Rise Up - Rise Up- 2016

Holocaust:

TIM GRIMM - Anne in Amsterdam - The Turning Point - 2013
CHUCK BRODSKY - Lili's Braids - Subtotal Eclipse - 2011
SI KAHN - Children of Poland - In My Heart - 1994 Rounder Records
DAVID ROVICS - Denmark, 1943 - The Other Side - 2015

Sara Thomsen at Mt. Toby Concerts:
SARA THOMSEN - All Across the Land - Everything Changes - 2008
SARA THOMSEN - Is It for Freedom? - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
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LEONARD COHEN – Hallelujah – Songs from the Road - 2010

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Playlist for 11/9/16

LESLIE ODOM Jr. - Seriously (Sara Bareilles) - 2016

Environment/Beauty of the earth:
LINQ – Eagle Reserve – 2016
BILL STEELY & WHERE'S DAVE - Houseguest of the Earth - Jane - 2013 Sky Lllama Duck Records
JOHN GORKA - Honeybee - Bright Side of Down - 2014 Red House Records
CAMBRIAH HEATON - Earth Song - Folk Songs for Climate Justice - 2013 Peaceful Uprising
MALVINA REYNOLDS - The World's Gone Beautiful - Ear to the Ground - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
DAN SCHATZ - Now Is the Cool of the Day (Jean Ritchie) - The Promise of the Sowing – 2015

Environment/Solutions:
WILL DUDLEY - Ride the Train - Heartsong - 2016
PETER MAYER - Union Depot - Third Street – 2015
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Sun and the Wind - RPM - 2011 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
KATHY MOSER - Straw Clay Wood and Stone - Single – 2011
RUSTIC RIDERS - Drop in The Bucket - Wake Up! - 2015
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Solar Carol - Simplicity - 2002 Appleseed Recordings

Corporate Greed:

RICHARD SHINDELL - Atlas Choking - Careless - 2016
CHUCK BRODSKY - Not A Single Shot - Tell Tale Heart - 2015
SUE MASSEK - I Hate the Capitalist System (Sarah Ogan Gunning) - Precious Memories - 2015 Strictly Country Records
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Organized Crime - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005 Riot Folk
JACKSON BROWNE - Which Side? - Standing in the Breach - 2014 Inside Recordings

Veteran' Day:
FREEBO - When There's No Place Like Home - Something to Believe - 2011 Poppabo Music
RAMBLIN' JACK ELLIOTT/NELL ROBINSON - Drive On (Johnny Cash)- The Rose of No-Man's Land - 2014
JAY PSAROS - The Orphan - Single - 2013
AMY MARTIN - Home Uninjured - Bind Me to Free - 2006
DAVID ROVICS - When Johnny Comes Marching Home - Waiting for the Fall/A Retrospective

Death:
THE STRAY BIRDS - When I Die - Magic Fire - 2016
WILL DUDLEY - Bristlecone Pine (Hugh Prestwood) - Heartsong - 2016
STEVE ALLAIN - The Sea - Singles Vol 1 - 2012
LOUISE MOSRIE - Land of the Living - Lay It Down - 2014 Zoe Cat Music
FREEBO - Standing Ovation - Something to Believe - 2011 Poppabo Music

Unrest/Organize:

RICHARD SHINDELL - Satellites - Careless - 2016
THE STRAY BIRDS - Sunday Morning - Magic Fire - 2016

Playlist for 11/2/16

ADLER & HEARNE - The Pineywoods Are Singin' Our Song - Simpatico - 2016

Elections:
ROY ZIMMERMAN - Vote Republican - You're Getting Sleepy - 2011 Metaphor Records
DAVE LIPPMAN - National Drumpfhood Week - 2016
DAVID ROVICS - God's Gift to the Caliphate - Letter to My Landlord - 2016
TIM GRIMM - Woody's Landlord - 2016
DAVE LIPPMAN - Triple W and H2 – Oh! - 2016
DAVID ROVICS - Jill Stein - 2016

Classism/Inequality:
DAVID CROSBY - Somebody Other Than You - Lighthouse - 2016
DAVE LIPPMAN - Ciao, Inequality - 2015
JACK WARSHAW - No Country for Poor People - Single - 2013
LON MILO DUQUETTE - Class Warfare - Sweet Baba Lon - 2015
PAUL SIMON - The Werewolf - Stranger to Stranger – 2016

Labor/Migrants:
DENNIS CARAHER - Blue Cadillac - The Kingdom of Summer - 2016
MONDAY MORNING DENIAL - Days All Dark with Dust - Scoundrels That We Are - 2016
JOEL RAFAEL - El Bracero - Baladista - 2015 Inside Recordings
GEOFF BARTLEY - Pastures of Plenty (Woody Guthrie) - Particles of Light - 2014 Magic Crow Records
CROWES PASTURE - I Ain't Got No Home (Woody Guthrie) - 2016

Religion:
DENNIS CARAHER - What Might Have Been - The Kingdom of Summer - 2016
PAT LAMANNA - If I Believed in God - Do I Know My Song Well Enough to Start Singing Yet? - 2012
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Hands on You - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005 Riot Folk
JOHN FLYNN - Not with My Jesus - Dragon - 2003 Metta Four Records
SARA THOMSEN - The Good News - Somewhere to Begin - 2014

Empire:
APARNA LAKSHMI - America - Points of Light & the Constellation - 2011
DAVID ROVICS - US Embassy - When I'm Elected President - 2014
PAMELA MEANS - O.D. - Single Bullet Theory - 2003
DARRYL PURPOSE - The Stories We Tell - Next Time Around - 2012
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Only Eight - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005

Song:
DENNIS CARAHER - To Tune a Guitar - The Kingdom of Summer - 2016
SCOTT COOK - Song for the Slow Dancers - Moonlit Rambles - 2011

LON MILO DUQUETTE – If We Believed – Sweet Baba Lon – 2015

Friday, October 28, 2016

Playlist for 10/26/16

PAT LAMANNA - October - Do I Know My Song Well Enough to Start Singing Yet? - 2012

Viet Nam War:
JOE WALSH - Red Skies - Borderland - 2016
TOM PAXTON - Draft Dodger Rag (Phil Ochs) - The Songs of Phil Ochs - 1995 Sliced Bread Records
COUNTRY JOE MacDONALD - Fixin' to Die Rag - Live at Woodstock – 1969
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - Born in the USA - Born in the USA - 1984
DAVID ROVICS - Dead - All the News That's Fit to Sing - 2014

1960s Civil Rights/50th Anniversary of Black Panthers:
NINA SIMONE - Mississippi Goddam - Best of Broadside 1962-1968 - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways
The Freedom Singers - We'll Never Turn Back (Bertha Gober) - Best of Broadside 1962-1968 - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways
MIKE MILLIUS - The Ballad of Martin Luther King - Best of Broadside 1962-1968 - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways
RICHARD FARINA - Birmingham Sunday - Best of Broadside 1962-1968 - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways
DAVE DERSHAM - Betty's Ballad - The Burn of Summer – 2003

Refugees:
MIKE VIAL - Girl on the Mountain, Boy on the Beach
DAVID ROVICS - Denmark, 1943 - The Other Side - 2015
JANET BATES - Refugee - For All of His Wealth - 2007
CHIP TAYLOR - Refugee Children - Little Brothers - 2016
TOM NEILSON - Woman of Sumpul River (Claribel Alegria/Tom Neilson) - In A Public Place - 1991

Prisons:
MEG HUTCHINSON – Yea Tho We Walk - The Living Side - 2010
JOHNNY CASH - San Quentin - Live at San Quentin - 1969 Columbia
LARA HERSCOVITCH - But for the Grace - Four Wise Monkeys - 2012
THE LORDS OF LIECHTENSTEIN - Marie - Oh, Hello Sweetie Pie - 2016
JIM KWESKIN & GEOFF MULDAUR - 99 Year Blues (Julius Daniels) - Penny's Farm - 2016

Elections:
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Take Your Vagina to the RNC - Single - 2011
TAYLOR FERRERA - Vote with your Vagina - 2012
ROY ZIMMERMAN - Superdelegate - Thanks for the Support - 2008 Metaphor Records
DAVE LIPPMAN - Moral Mondays - Food, Clothing & Glaciers - 2010
ELLEN BUKSTEL - They Lost My Vote - Daddy's Little Girl – 2008

Halloween:

TOM NEILSON - Halloween - Root Beer Makes Me Burp - 2004
DEBI SMITH - Haunted - Hits & Holidays - 2016
DAVID ROTH - Halloween - Think Twice - 2004

DAVID ROTH - Rise We Will - Think Twice - 2004

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Playlist for 10/19/16

Fracking:
WOOL&GRANT - Get the Frack Outta Here - Wool&Grant - 2013 Ina May Wool and Bev Grant
LENNY SOLOMON - The Fracking Song - Under My Hat - 2014
ANNE HILLS - The Trade - Single - 2012
ROY ZIMMERMAN - The Faucet's on Fire - Single - 2014

Justice/Capital Punishment:
ROB McHALE - Tom Dula (Set Me Free) - Tom Dooley and Friends – 2016
BURNING BRIDGET CLEARY - The Ballad of Tim Evans - Pressed for Time - 2013
CHARLIE KING - Two Good Arms - Two Good Arms - 1992 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds
DAVEY O. - Long Black Veil (Johnny Cash) - No Passengers – 2014
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Dead Man Walking - Mightier Than the Sword - 2005 Appalsongs

Gentrification:
ROB McHALE - Julia's Talley House - Tom Dooley and Friends - 2016
DAVID ROVICS - Gentrification Town - When I'm Elected President - 2014
PETER SIEGEL - The Local's Leaving Town - Living in Rome - 2008
JUD CASWELL - For Sale - Blackberry Time - 2007 Alderdown Music
THE LORDS OF LIECHTENSTEIN - Where Dreams Go to Die - Oh, Hello Sweetie Pie - 2016

Civil Rights:
PAUL SACHS - The Witness - Love Is Love – 2016
BETH DeSOMBRE - I Remember (Bus to Manzanar) - I Was Here - 2016
DAVID ROVICS –Liberty and Justice for All - The Other Side - 2015
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Las Damas de Blanco - Passage - 2010 Appalseed Prods.
SHARON KLEIN - Night of Broken Glass - The Way Back Home - 2009

Labor/Job loss:

BETH DeSOMBRE - Bigger Faster and More - I Was Here - 2016
FINEST KIND - No More Fish, No Fishermen (Shelley Posen/John Goss) - Heart's Delight - 1999 Fallen Angel Music
PADDY MILLS - Penobscot Bay - Race to the Bottom - 2014 Our Hometown Music
ROWDY HOUSE - Family Farm - I Won't Comply - 2012
RANCHERS FOR PEACE - Corporate Farm - Not Alone - 2013 Vigitant Records

Hard Times/Poverty:
LEONARD COHEN - Never Gave Nobody Trouble - Can't Forget - 2015 Sony Music
JESSE MILNES & EMILY MILLER - Hungry Faint and Poor - Deep End Sessions - 2015
MONDAY MORNING DENIAL - Days All Dark with Dust - Scoundrels That We Are - 2016
BETH DeSOMBRE - Dandelion Wine - I Was Here - 2016

LIBBY RODERICK - Cradle of Dawn - How Could Anyone - 2005