Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Playlist for 4/19/17

Change:
TAJ MAHAL & KEB' MO' - Waiting on the World to Change (John Mayer) - TajMo – 2017
DAVE GUNNING - Sing It Louder (Dave Gunning/Sally Spring) - Lift - 2015
MATT BORRELLO - Tear It Down - A Dollar & A Kiss - 2015
LARA HERSCOVITCH - The Bravest Thing - Misfit – 2016
SALLY BARRIS/CLIFF EBERHARDT/LOUISE MOSRIE - With One Voice One Guitar - 2014

Terrorism:
LIZ MITCHELL - In My City - Single - 2013
HANNEKE CASSEL - The Marathon (For Boston) - Dot the Dragon's Eyes - 2013 Cassel Records
SONIA – I Am the Enemy - I Am the Enemy - No Bomb Is Smart - 2004
TONY DENIKOS - Kill 'Em All - Time Tells Tales - 2003
DAVID ROVICS - One Day in Kenya - Letter to My Landlord - 2016

Earth Day:
MOLLY ANDREWS - Now Is the Cool of the Day (Jean Ritchie) - Dear Jean -2014 Jean Ritchie CD Project Trust
BEN BEDFORD - PrairyErth- The Pilot and the Flying Machine - 2016
CARRIE FERGUSON - Beautiful World - Riding on the Back of the Wind - 2009
JOHN SMITH - This Field - The Longing Road - 2014 Blue Pine Music
LIBBY RODERICK - If the World Were My Lover - How Could Anyone - 2005

Justice:
JON BROOKS - God Pt. IV - Moth Nor Rust - 2009
FRED GILLEN, JR. - We the People - Wage Love - 2015 Dys Records
APARNA LAKSHMI - Can I Get a Witness - Points of Light & the Constellation - 2011
PHIL OCHS - Power and the Glory - All The News That's Fit To Sing - 1964 Elektra
JON FROMER - If You're Looking for Freedom - Looking for Freedom - 2015 PM Press

Women:
JACK WILLIAMS - Ain't I A Woman? (Sojourner Truth/Jack Hardy) - Far Away, Long Ago - 2017
HEATHER PIERSON - I'll Never Know Freedom Again - The Hard Work of Living - 2013 Sacred Vessel Recordings
ELLEN BUKSTEL - You're Not Better Than Me - Daddy's Little Girl - 2008
KELLEIGH McKENZIE - Underground - Chances - 2008 Zatchubilly Music
KRISTIN LEMS - The Heart of A Woman - You, Me, and All of the Above - 2015 Carolsdatter Prods.

Songs for the Spirit:
JACK WILLIAMS - Sing-Song World - Far Away, Long Ago - 2017
SCOTT COOK - One More Time Around - One More Time Around - 2013
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER – Dancin' in the Kitchen – Dancin' in the Kitchen – 2015 Community Music, Inc

Friday, April 14, 2017

Playlist for 4/12/17

YO-YO MA and THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE - Green (Vincent's Tune) - Sing Me Home - 2016 Sony Music

Nuclear War:
DAVID ROVICS - Hiroshima - Return - 2003
SARA THOMSEN - Keeping the Peace - By Breath - 2003
ROD MacDONALD - Unearthly Fire - 2011 So. Florida Folk Fest
JIM PAGE - Hiroshima, Nagasaki Russian Roulette - Best of Broadside 1962-1988 - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways
ANNE FEENEY - Take Them Down - Have You Been to Jail for Justice? - 2000

Hot spots/War:
DAVID ROVICS - Korea - Songs for Mahmud - 2004
DAN SCHATZ - Sarajevo - Bring the Morning Home - 2007
JOHN McCUTCHEON - We Know War - Stand Up! - 2004 Appalseed Prods.
RANDALL WILLIAMS - Lebanon - One Night in Louisiana - 2007
CHARLIE KING & KAREN BRANDOW - Who Will Be Next on the Gallows? - Higher Ground - 2008 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds

Horrors of War:
JIM PAGE - Collateral Damage - Collateral Damage - 2002
CRAIG WERTH - Canvas of War - Ten Miles Out - 2011
AMY SPEACE - The Weight of the World - The Killer in Me - 2008 Wildflower Records
SARA THOMSEN - Shattered Gardens - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
RODNEY BROWN - Casualty of War - Until You Come Home - 2009 George Mann

Palestine:
THREE LITTLE BIRDS - Apartheid - 2012 youtube.com
JON BROOKS - Son of Hamas - Delicate Cages - 2011
DAVE LIPPMAN - More Dead and Gaza Moans - Boycott & Divestment Songs, Vol. 1 – 2015
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - In Jerusalem - 2015
JIM PAGE - Palestine - Collateral Damage - 2002

Environmental destruction:
BEV GRANT - Mother's Wrath - It's Personal - 2017
TOM NEILSON - Solstice Morning - Biomess - 2010
JUD CASWELL - For Sale - Blackberry Time - 2007 Alderdown Music
PAUL SACHS - Oil Town - Oil Town - 2011

HOLLY NEAR - I Am Willing - Until You Come Home - 2009 George Mann
SARA THOMSEN – Deep Peace - By Breath – 2003

Playlist for 4/5/17

CHRISTOPHER MARK JONES - I Saw the Sea - Incantations – 2017
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Snow in April - Supper's On the Table - 2005 A

Immigration:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Immigrant - Supper's On the Table - 2005 Appalsongs
MARA LEVINE - Immigrant Dream (Bob Wright) - Jewels and Harmony - 2013
DAVID ROVICS - Before Their Ship Arrived - Spies Are Reading My Blog-2013
CHRISTOPHER MARK JONES - Miguel y Celestina - Atlantica - 2014 Small Batch Music
BEV GRANT & The Dissident Daughters - In America - Cheeky Woman - 2006

Labor:
DAVE LIPPMAN - When We Stand Up for 15 - You Don't Own the World - 2016
DAVE LIPPMAN - Are We Gonna Make Some Noise? - You Don't Own the World - 2016
DAVID ROVICS - 15 - When I'm Elected President - 2014
BYRD & STREET - Workin' Man - This Much Is True - 2017
ANNE FEENEY - War on the Workers - Union Maid - 2003

The 1 %/Inequality:
DAVE LIPPMAN - You Don't Own the World - You Don't Own the World - 2016
ZOE MULFORD - Zillionaire - Small Brown Birds - 2017
CHRISTOPHER MARK JONES - I Saw the Sea - Incantations - 2017
NORMAN BLAKE - High Rollers - Brushwood Songs & Stories - 2017
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Organized Crime - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005 Riot Folk

Fracking:
DAVE LIPPMAN - Bakken Frackin' Oil Train - You Don't Own the World - 2016
SEIZE THE DAY - Frakka Hakka - Making Waves - 2016
ROY ZIMMERMAN - The Faucet's on Fire - Single - 2014
LENNY SOLOMON - The Fracking Song - Under My Hat - 2014
WOOL&GRANT - Get the Frack Outta Here (Bev Grant/Daniel A. Weiss) - Wool&Grant - 2013 Ina May Wool and Bev Grant

Stand Up:
DAVE LIPPMAN - We Shall Not Be De-Climatized - You Don't Own the World - 2016
JANET BATES - Calling for You - Another Child - 2006
THE LUCKY SISTERS - These Hands (Dave Gunning) - So Lucky - 2015 Patio Records
3HATTRIO - Get Up Stand Up - Solitaire - 2016
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Joe Hill's Last Will (Joe Hill/John McCutcheon) - Joe Hill's Last Will - 2015 Appalsongs
ERIKA KULNYS – Stand Up – 2015

Songs for the Spirit:
BYRD & STREET - Money's Good - This Much Is True - 2017
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Three Chords and the Truth - Trolling for Dreams - 2017
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Calling All the Children Home - Supper's on the Table - 2001 Rounder Records

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Playlist for 3/29/17

Spring:
PADDY MILLS - When Spring Comes Around - 3 Lefts - 2011 Ormalnye Records
LYNN HOLLYFIELD - Spring- In the Balance - 2014

The Media:
DAVE RUDOLF - Enquirer - Acoustic Live - 2014
THE STRAY BIRDS - All the News - Magic Fire - 2016
DAVE LIPPMAN - The Times They Aren’t A-Changin’ - Single - 2014
DAVID ROVICS - All the News That's Fit to Sing - All the News That's Fit to Sing – 2014
CHARLIE KING & KAREN BRANDOW - The News, The Blues and the People Take II - Higher Ground - 2008 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds

What's wrong:
CHRISTOPHER MARK JONES - I Saw the Sea - Incantations - 2017
LINQ – Time to Draw the Line – 2017
IAN ROBB - They're Taking It Away - From Different Angels – 1994
BILLY CROCKETT – Rabbit Hole - Rabbit Hole – 2016
SONIA RUTSTEIN - No Bomb Is Smart - No Bomb Is Smart -2004

Environment/Earth's destruction:
DAVID ROVICS - Mud Slide - All the News That's Fit to Sing – 2014
JOHN COSTER - Last Stand on the Land - Lost Horizon - 2013
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - When I Was Your Age - Parts & Labor - 2014
THE LONELY HEARTSTRING BAND - Songbird - Deep Waters - 2016
JIM SCOTT - A Song for the Earth - Earth Sky Love & Dreams - 2001

Empire/Genocide:
LEONARD COHEN - The Future - The Future - 1992 Sony Music
PAT WICTOR – Knock on the Door (Phil Ochs) – This Is Absolutely Real: Visions & Versions of Phil Ochs – 2017
LYNNE TAYLOR - Grand Empire - When Lightning Strikes - 2014
DAVID ROVICS - Meanwhile in Afghanistan - Meanwhile in Afghanistan - 2013
DAVID FERRARD - Wild Flowers - Journeyman - 2011 Alter Road Records

Speak out and stand together:
ERIKA KULNYS - Rise Up - Rise Up- 2016
FRICTION FARM - Believe - Believe - 2004 Quinn & Stay
BEV GRANT - National Anthem: Arise! Arise! (Jean Rohe) - It's Personal - 2017

John McCutcheon at mttobyconcerts.wordpress.com - Thursday, April 6, 7:30 pm
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Black Sea - Stand Up! - 2004 Appalseed Productions
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Y'all Means All - Trolling for Dreams – 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

Playlist for 3/22/17

CHUCK BERRY (RIP)– Promised Lane

Spring
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Shake Off the Snow - Cradle and Crow - 2016
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

Labor - Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire:
SI KAHN - Washington Square - Courage - 2010 Strictly Country Records
TWANGTOWN PARAMOURS - Chains - The Promise of Friday Night - 2012 Inside Edge Records
BEV GRANT - Ballad of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire (Ruth Rubin) - We Were There! - 2002

Labor - Unions:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Step by Step - Water from Another Time - 1989 Rounder Records
ANNE FEENEY - Which Side Are You On? (Florence Reese) - Union Maid - 2003
SI KAHN/SUE MASSEK - I Don't Want Your Millions Mister (Jim Garland) - Precious Memories - 2015 Strictly Country Records
MONDAY MORNING DENIAL - Harry Bridges (Harry Stamper) - Scoundrels That We Are - 2016
SHELBY BOTTOM DUO & Friends - What We Want (Joe Hill/Percy Wenrich) - Joe Hill Roadshow - 2016

Health Care:
ROY ZIMMERMAN - Dear Number 10369924053887 - Thanks for the Support - 2008 Metaphor Records
JULIE SNOW - The Pink One - No Ordinary Love - 2016
BILLY MITCHELL - Prescription Drugs - Detour - 2011
LINQ - Prescription Chaos - Rx and the Side Effects - 2009 Linq Music
ANNE FEENEY - National Health Care Now! (Anne Feeney/Rory McLeod, Brian Cutean) - Union Maid - 2003

Drought:

JULIE SNOW - No Tears - No Ordinary Love - 2016
LINDA BULL - Smells Like Rain - The Merri Soul Sessions - 2014
TODD BURGE with Kathy Mattea - Water Works - Imitation Life – 2015

Oneness/Peace:
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Lambs Get Slaughtereed - Cradle and Crow – 2016
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS – Earth (David Roth) - Simplicity - 2002 Appleseed Recordings
ALL-SHE-WROTE - If I Were Free - Passing It On - 2017
COLLEEN KATTAU - Peace Loving Nation (Jolie Rickman) - In My Name - 2012
SI KAHN - Peace Will Rise - Courage - 2010 Strictly Country Records
BLACK EYED PEAS - One Tribe - The End - 2009

John McCutcheon promo:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Room Here for Another - What It's Like - 1990 Rounder Records
JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Farmer Is the Woman - Gonna Rise Again - 1987 Rounder

ROY ZIMMERMAN - To Be A Liberal - Thanks for the Support - 2008 Metaphor Records

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Playlist for 3/15/17

One:
ALL-SHE-WROTE - One and Many (Noel Paul Stookey) - Passing It On - 2017
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Swimming to the Other Side - Roots, Rock & Revolution - 2006 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
SARA THOMSEN - The Heartbeat Drum - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - I Am You (Anne Hills & Michael Smith) - Rhubarb Trees - 2011
KAIA KATER - Rising Down - Nine Pin - 2016

Environment - Coal Disasters:
MICAH & MARK ATKINSON - Wall of Water - Land of Broken Angels - 2016
RANDY BROWNING - Black Waters (Jean Ritchie) - Radical Rags - 2007
TWANGTOWN PARAMOURS - Widow of the Mountain - The Promise of Friday Night - 2012 Inside Edge Records
SUSIE GLAZE – West Virginia Mine Disaster (Jean Ritchie) – Dear Jean - 2014
TOM NEILSON - Solstice Morning - Biomess - 2010

Environment - Climate Change:
ALL-SHE-WROTE - Once the Ice Caps Melt - Passing It On - 2017
COLLEEN KATTAU - When's It Gonna Rain - Promo CD - 2015
RUSTIC RIDERS - Drop in The Bucket - Wake Up! - 2015
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Sun and the Wind - RPM - 2011 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

Sustainable Living:
ALL-SHE-WROTE - Rock River - Passing It On - 2017
PADDY MILLS - The Good Life - The Good Life - 2016
PUTNAM SMITH - If I Had a Time Machine - 99 Desires - 2016
TIM GRIMM - 80 Acres - Farm Songs - 2009
ANNIE PATTERSON - Gone Gonna Rise Again (Si Kahn) - Mountain Side – 2011

Simpler Times:
ALL-SHE-WROTE - Grandpa - Passing It On - 2017
ADLER & HEARNE - Rain Dreams - Simpatico - 2016
SCOTT COOK - New Grist - One More Time Around - 2013
JULIA GOLD - Discontinued - Sixty - 2016
MICHAEL JOHNATHON - The Dream - The Dream - 2016

HOLLY NEAR - Peace Becomes You - Peace Becomes You - 2012

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Playlist for 3/8/17

International Women's Day:
SCOTT COOK - Fellas, Get Out the Way - Further Down the Line - 2017
BEV GRANT - We Were There - We Were There! - 2002
CURTIS & LORETTA - Willmar 8 (We Are All Equal You Know) - When There's Good to Be Done - 2015
BEV GRANT - The Women Are Coming - 2003
ANNE FEENEY - Union Maid (Woody Guthrie/Ginny Hildebrand/Cappie Israel) - Union Maid – 2003

Women in labor:
ELLEN BUKSTEL - Real Woman - Daddy's Little Girl - 2008
TERRI HENDRIX - Fifty Shades of Hey - Love You Strong - 2016
ASHLEY STORROW - Sweet Matilda - The Bear and the Bird - 2016
SHARON GOLDMAN - Kol Isha (A Woman's Voice) - Kol Isha (A Woman's Voice) - 2016

Sheros:
SCOTT COOK - Walk That Lonesome Valley - Further Down the Line - 2017
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Forgotten - 22 Days - 2013 Appalsongs
SARA THOMSEN - The Ballad of Molly Ivins - Somewhere to Begin - 2014

What's Wrong:
SCOTT COOK - Further Down the Line - Further Down the Line - 2017
MICHAEL G. RONSTADT - Promised Land -Bridging the Gap - 2010
SONIA RUTSTEIN - No Bomb Is Smart - No Bomb Is Smart -2004
HEALY & JURAVICH - Storm About Us - Tangled in Our Dreams - 2006 Finnegan Music

Oil:
SCOTT COOK - Alberta, You're Breaking My Heart (Scott Cook/Benjamin Caldwell) - Further Down the Line - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Oil Train - Spies Are Reading My Blog - 2013
DANA HUBBARD - Petroleum People - Folk Songs for Climate Justice - 2013 Peaceful Uprising
RED TAIL WING - Shale Town - Fall Away Blues - 2016

Hard Times:
THE YOUNGERS - No Money - Picture of You - 2016
PAT WICTOR – There But for Fortune (Phil Ochs) – This Is Absolutely Real: Visions & Versions of Phil Ochs – 2017

Promo for Mt.Toby Concert:
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - High Over the Hudson - Single 2014
PAT WICTOR - Existentialist Blues - Sunset Waltz - 2008
REGGIE HARRIS/PAT WICTOR with Greg Greenway & Freebo – Wade in the Water – youtube