Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Playlist for 9/23/20

 Trump/Fascism/Lies:

SI KAHN - Yo! Semite! - Single -2020

DAVID ROVICS - The Books of Howard Zinn - Single - 2020

DAVE LIPPMAN - U.S. Rap: His Tory - No Sale – 1992

JAN GILLIES - Nobody Home - Change is Coming - 2013

JIM PAGE - Masters Of Lies - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017

Vote:

ANI DiFRANCO - Do or Die Vote PSA - Single - 2020

ANI DiFRANCO - Do or Die - Single - 2020

SHARON ABREU - IRV: The Instant Runoff Voting Song - A New Bottom Line - 2014

THE KENTUCKY PARTISANS - Vote Out the Old Mitchtake (Diane Timmons & JD Lester) - Single – 2020

SARO-LYNCH THOMASON & SAM GLEAVES - 1920 - I Have Known Women - 2020 Strictly Country Records

CRYS MATTHEWS - American History XIX - Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers – 2017

Environment:

AMY SPEACE - Standing Rock, Standing Here (Amy Speace / Jonathan Byrd) - Me and the Ghost of Charlemagne - 2019

PAUL SACHS - When the River Didn't Flow - Oil Town - 2011

SCOTT COOK - Pass It Along - One More Time Around - 2013

DAVID ROVICS - Hills of Tennessee - Waiting for the Fall - 2009 

SHARON ABREU - Economology - A New Bottom Line - 2014

Justice:

JIM PAGE - Pretty Simple - Single - 2015

ROY ZIMMERMAN - Scrotus (Roy Zimmerman/Melanie Harby) - The Faucet's on Fire! - 2015

PETER MAYER - Justice Choir - Catching Rain - 2018

APARNA LAKSHMI - Can I Get a Witness - Points of Light & the Constellation - 2011

FRED GILLEN, JR. - We the People - Wage Love - 2015 Dys Records

Death/Presente, Ruth Bader Ginsberg:

GATHERING TIME - And When I Die (Laura Niro) - Old Friends - 2020

SCOTT COOK - Go On, Ray - Moonlit Rambles - 2011

SI KAHN & the Looping Brothers - Gone, Gonna Rise Again - Aragon Mill/The Bluegrass Sessions - 2013 Strictly Country Records

FREEBO - Standing Ovation - Something to Believe - 2011 Poppabo Music

PHIL OCHS - When I'm Gone - Phil Ochs - In Concert - 1966 Elektra

Spiritual:

GATHERING TIME - Ripple (R Hunter, J Garcia) - Old Friends - 2020

ABRAHAM JAM - Rhythm of Surrender - Single - 2018

VALERIE SMITH - From A Distance (Julie Gold) - Single - 2020

KORA FEDER - Meditation Song - In Sevens - 2019

SARA THOMSEN - River Dream - Song Like A Seed – 2020


Playlist for 9/16/20

 LUDGATE - End of Summer - Two, Three, Four...(Vol Two) - 2019

In Memory of 9/11:

LUCY KAPLANSKY - Land of the Living - The Red Thread - 2004

KITTY DONOHOE - There Are No Words - Northern Borders - 2008 Roheen Records

EMMA'S REVOLUTION - If I Give Your Name - One - 2004 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

KATHY MOSER - Windows on the World - 2011

Terrorism:

DAVID ROVICS - International Terrorists - Living In These Times - 2001

SONIA RUTSTEIN - I Am the Enemy - No Bomb Is Smart - 2004

JIM PAGE - My American Name - Collateral Damage - 2002

DAVID ROTH - Rise We Will - Think Twice - 2004

Aftermath of 9/11:

TONY DENIKOS - Kill 'Em All - Time Tells Tales - 2003

SEIZE THE DAY - United States - Not in Our Name - 2007 David Ferrard

JIM PAGE - There Has To Be A Reason - Collateral Damage - 2002

PAUL KAPLAN & Leverett Community Chorus - After the Fire - Single -  2002

Iraq War – more aftermath of 9/11:

TOM PAXTON - George W. Told the Nation - 2007

JIM PAGE - Collateral Damage - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017 

TONY DeSANTIS - Falllujah - Across the Border - 2008 Bright Sky, Ltd.

THEA HOPKINS - River of Fire - Chickasaw - 2007

The Prince Myshkins -  Extraordinary Rendition (Rick Burkhardt/Oliver Stone) - For the Record - 2020 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds

Trees:

LENNIE GALLANT - Sequoia - Single - 2020

GINA FORSYTH - The Lumber Song - You Are Here - 2000 Waterbug Records

JIM PAGE - Butterfly Wings - Gettin Squeezed - 1999

JOHN McCUTCHEON - This Road - Ghost Light - 2018

Occupy Wall Street began 9/17/2011:

EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Occupy the USA - RPM - 2011 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

FRED ARCOLEO - We Are the Ones - Today Again - 2019

COLLEEN KATTAU - This Wall - In My Name - 2012

MAKANA - We Are the Many - Ripe - 2013

International Day of Peace, 9/21:

JAEGER & REID - From Way Up Here (Malvina Reynolds) - From Way Up Here - 2017

TAJ MAHAL & KEB' MO' - All Around the World (Kevin R Moore/Chic Street Man) - TajMo – 2017




Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Playlist for 9/9/20

Happy Labor Day:
 
KRONOS QUARTET - Which Side Are You On (Pete Seeger) - Long Time Passing - 2020

Labor – Hard Times:

MONDAY MORNING DENIAL - Days All Dark with Dust - Scoundrels That We Are - 2016

MAGPIE - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino - It's A Long Way to the Soup Line (Joe Hill/Jack Judge & Harry Williams) - When We Stand Together - 2017

JON FROMER - Middle of the Night - We Do the Work

JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Tramp (Joe Hill) - Joe Hill's Last Will - 2015 Appalsongs

Mill Workers:

HEDY WEST with Pete Seeger on banjo - Cotton Mill Girls - Pete Seeger's Rainbow Quest

SI KAHN - Stitch and Sew - Threads - 2002 Double Time Music

DEB & DAVE COWAN  - The Weaver & the Factory Maid - A Dram for the Singer - 1997

ANNIE PATTERSON - Aragon Mill (Si Kahn) - Mountain Side – 2011

Workers' diseases:

MARIA DUNN - Blue Lung - Piece By Piece - 2012

SI KAHN and The Looping Brothers - Rats in a Maze - It's A Dog's Life - 2019

MALVINA REYNOLDS - Carolina Cotton Mill Song - Ear to the Ground - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Coal mining:

ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Pennsylvania Miner - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005

HOUSE OF HAMILL - Pound a Week Rise - March Through Storms – 2018

SAM GLEAVES - Working Shoes - Ain't We Brothers - 2015

WINDBORNE - I Can Hew (Davey Dodds)- Lay Around that Shack - 2015

Unemployment:

JOE JENCKS - Morning Star (Si Kahn) - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music

BYRD & STREET – A Man with A Cardboard Sign - This Much Is True - 2017

TOM HEANY - I Just Don't Know - Reservoir - 2018

JEAN ROHE - No Work - The End of the World Show - 2013

Labor Strikes:

BEN BEDFORD - Mother Jones on the Line - Land of the Shadows - 2009 Hopeful Sky Records

PAT HUMPHRIES - Bread & Roses (James Oppenheim/Mimi Farina) - Hands - 2001 Appleseed Recordings

LOUISE MOSRIE - Battle of Blair Mountain (Louise Mosrie/Mike Richardson) - Home - 2010 Zoe Cat Music

PADDY MILLS - Bay View Massacre - Race to the Bottom - 2014 Our Hometown Music

Unions:

EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Stand Together - RPM -2011 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

ANNE FEENEY - Union Maid (Woody Guthrie/Ginny Hildebrand/Cappie Israel)  - Union Maid - 2003

TOM JURAVICH - We Are Union - Altar of the Bottom Line - 2007 Finnegan Music

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Step by Step - Water from Another Time - 1989 Rounder Records

Existence:

ZOE MULFORD with WINDBORNE - Songs Stay Sung - Single - 2020


Playlist for 9/2/20

Black live matter for Jacob Blake:
CLAUDIA SCHMIDT & SALLY ROGERS - Still on the Bridge - We Are Welcomed - 2016
BEN BEDFORD - Land of the Shadows - Land of the Shadows - 2009 Hopeful Sky Records
JOEL RAFAEL - Glory Bound - Rose Avenue - 2019 Inside Recordings
KIRK MANN - Twenty Dollar Bill (Tom Prasada-Rao)- Say Theri Names – 2020
EMILY BARKER - Machine - A Dark Murmuration of Words – 2020

Development/Displacement:
SCOTT COOK - Just Enough Empties - Tangle of Souls - 2020
PETER SIEGEL - The Local's Leaving Town - Living in Rome - 2008
JUD CASWELL - For Sale - Blackberry Time - 2007 Alderdown Music
DAN SCHATZ- The Kind Land (Gordon Bok) - The Promise of the Sowing - 2015 Folk-Legacy Records
JOHN McCUTCHEON - This Road - Ghost Light - 2018

America/Conscience:
SCOTT COOK - Say Can You See - Tangle of Souls - 2020
RAYE ZARAGOZA - American Dream - Fight for You - 2017
THE MAMMALS - If You Could Hear Me Now - Nonet - 2020 Humble Abode Music
RACHAEL KILGOUR - In America - Game Changer - 2019 Newsong Recordings
KEB' MO' - America the Beautiful - Big Wide Grin - 2001  Sony Music

Values:
SCOTT COOK - Let Love Have Its Way - Tangle of Souls - 2020
AMY MARTIN - Rose of Sharon - Partake - 2005
ANDY & JUDY - Are  You Ready - This Road - 2020

Refugees:
ROGER STREET FRIEDMAN - No Safe Place - Shoot the Moon - 2017
DANA SIPOS - Night Sky - Roll Up the Night Sky - 2015
DAVID ROVICS - Upon Our Shores - Single - 2015
IKE REILLY - Bolt Cutter - Hugs for Chelsea - 2017
THREE ALTOS - Would You Harbor Me (Ysaye Barnwell) - Comaradas - 2005 Sara Thomsen, Paula Pedersen, Amy Bernstein

Environmental destruction:
EMILY BARKER - Where Have the Sparrows Gone - A Dark Murmuration of Words - 2020
EMILY BARKER - Strange Weather - A Dark Murmuration of Words - 2020
THE INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS - Won't Be Long – Ladies & Gentlemen - 2016




Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Playlist for 8/26/20

Covid-19:
PAUL KAPLAN - Little Boxes - Single - 2020
DAVID ROVICS - Corona Virus Climate Catastrophe Fascist Empire 2020 Blues Massacree - 2020 Single

Women's Suffrage:
SCOTT COOK - Fellas, Get Out the Way - Further Down the Line - 2017
COLLEEN KATTAU - Dangerous Women - Single - 2019
SARO-LYNCH THOMASON & SAM GLEAVES- I Have Known Women (Si Kahn) - I Have Known Women - 2020 Strictly Country Records
SARO-LYNCH THOMASON & SAM GLEAVES- 1920 (Si Kahn) - I Have Known Women - 2020 Strictly Country Records
KEB' MO" .& Rosanne Cash - Put A Woman in Charge - Oklahoma - 2019 Concord Records

War:
MOLLY TUTTLE - Standing on the Moon (Grateful Dead) ...but I'd rather be with you - 2020
MICHAEL & NELL - Jerusalem (Steve Earle) - Welcome Home - 2020
MICHAEL & NELL – Day's Gonna Come (Jody Gallagher) - Welcome Home - 2020
JON BROOKS - Because We're Free - Delicate Cages - 2011

Labor/Job Loss:
MICHAEL & NELL - Boss Called A Meeting - Welcome Home - 2020
PADDY MILLS - Penobscot Bay - Race to the Bottom - 2014 Our Hometown Music
MARGHI ALLEN - Freedom Train - Little Pieces of My Heart - 2014
TOM JURAVICH - Altar of the Bottom Line - Altar of the Bottom Line - 2007 Finnegan Music
JOE JENCKS - I Will Shout Youngstown (Si Kahn) - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music

Homelessness:
CLAUDIA RUSSELL + BRUCE KAPLAN - Land of Plenty - Lovers Tree - 2018
DAVID ROVICS - Each Couch By The Street - Notes Fom A Failed State - 2020
FREEBO - When There's No Place Like Home - Something to Believe - 2011
THE HARD ROAD TRIO- Crack in the Sky - Monticello - 2012
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Caught Between the Times - Parts & Labor - 2014

Income Disparity:
CARLA ULBRICH - Take Me Out to the Overpriced Ballgame - The Loud Album (Sampler) - 2020
HEATHER PIERSON - Winter Tans - Make It Mine - 2010
LUCY BILLINGS - State of Blind - Carry the Water - 2014
RACHAEL KILGOUR - In America - Game Changer - 2019 Newsong Recordings
PHIL OCHS - There But for Fortune - Phil Ochs - In Concert - 1966 Elektra

Stand Up:
CARLA ULBRICH & LAUREN MAYER - Stand Up and Act - Single - 2020
HEATHER MAE - Stand Up - I Am Enough - 2016
RACHAEL SAGE - Tomorrow (Rachael Sage/James Mastro) - The Tide - 2017
CHARLIE KING - Spoon of Sand - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter – 2017



Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Playlist for 8/12/20

 

ARI & MIA - Turn Me Round - Land on Shore - 2013
Hiroshima/Nagasaki:
DAVID ROVICS - Hiroshima - Return - 2003
GRAHAM & BARBARA DEAN - I Come and Stand (Nazim Hikmet/James Waters) - Tom Paine's Blues - 2004
JIM PAGE - Hiroshima, Nagasaki Russian Roulette - Best of Broadside 1962-1988 - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways
SIMON & GARFUNKEL - The Sun Is Burning - Wednesday Morning, 3 AM - 1964 Columbia Records
MAKANA - Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes - Single – 2020
Failed State:
DAVID ROVICS - Failed State - Strangers & Friends - 2020
LEONARD COHEN - Democracy - The Future - 1992 Sony Music
CHATHAM STREET - House of Fools - All That Mattered - 2011
CHARLIE KING & KAREN BRANDOW (Roy Zimmerman) - Intelligent Design - For the Record - 2020 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds
ROY ZIMMERMAN - This Machine - Real American - 2010
Politics:
ZOE SPEAKS - There's A Hole Where Your Soul's Supposed to Be - Wings – 2018
ROY ZIMMERMAN - The Shady Bunch - Rize Up – 2018
SI KAHN and The Looping Brothers -Going Going Gone - It's A Dog's Life - 2019
DAVE GUNNING - Wish I Was Wrong - Up Against the Sky - 2019 Wee House of Music
CHE APALACHE - Rock of Ages - Rearrange My Heart - 2019 Free Dirt
Resist/Occupy:
MAKANA - We Are the Many - Ripe - 2013
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Occupy the USA - RPM - 2011 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
DAVID ROVICS- Stay Right Here - Single - 2011
MICHAEL HOWARD - Meet Me at the Front Lines - Gasoline Dream - 2016
CHARLIE KING - Our Demands (Rick Burkhardt) - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017
Trump:
LESLIE ODOM Jr. - Seriously (Sara Bareilles) - 2016
TIM GRIMM - Woody's Landlord - Single - 2016
ROY ZIMMERMAN & MELANIE HARBY - I Got a Really Big Button - Single - 2018
WILLIE NELSON - Vote 'em Out - Single - 2018
JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Bible - Trolling for Dreams - 2017
Songs for the Spirit:
HEALY & JURAVICH - Song for Peace - Tangled in Our Dreams - 2006 Finnegan Music
SAM BAKER - Go In Peace - Say Grace - 2013
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Living Planet (Jay Mankita) - Roots, Rock & Revolution - 2006 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

Friday, August 7, 2020

Playlist for 7/29/20

CLAUDIA SCHMIDT & SALLY ROGERS - Still on the Bridge - We Are Welcomed - 2016 
THE BARBALOOTS - Captain Key - Possum Came to Town - 2020 

 Nuclear weapons: 
CHRISTOPHER THOMAS ELLIOTT - Hercules and Einstein - Sorry State – 2020 
SARA THOMSEN - Keeping the Peace - By Breath - 2003 
HILLEL ARNOLD - Dance Around My Atom Fire (Woody Guthrie) - Open Your Hearts to the Paradise - 2009 Anne Price & Steve Suffet 
TERRI ROBEN - We Can Risk Disarmament - The Path We Make – 2008 
 MALVINA REYNOLDS - What Have They Done to the Rain? - Ear to the Ground - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 

 What's wrong/Failed State: 
CHRISTOPHER THOMAS ELLIOTT - Sorry State - Sorry State - 2020 
IAN ROBB - They're Taking It Away - From Different Angels - 1994 
RON ISRAEL - System Down - Homeless in America - 2017 
ROY ZIMMERMAN - Real America - Real American - 2010 
BRUCE T. CARROLL - Fox in the Henhouse - Finding You - 2018 

Inclusion – Racism: 
THE BARBALOOTS - Possum Came to Town - Possum Came to Town - 2020 
DENNIS WARNER - Carefully Taught - Pilot Me - 2020 
COSY SHERIDAN & CHARLIE KOCH - My Fence & My Neighbor - My Fence & My Neighbor - 2018 
FINK*MARXER*GLEAVES - Welcome Table - Shout and Shine - 2018 
MARA LEVINE - A Perfect Rose (Terry Kitchen) - Facets of Folk – 2019 

Forests: 
THE BARBALOOTS - Sawdust John - Possum Came to Town - 2020 
JOHN McCUTCHEON - This Road - Ghost Light - 2018 
TIM GRIMM - Thirteen Years - A Stranger in This Time - 2017 
JIM PAGE - Butterfly Wings - Gettin Squeezed – 1999 
DENNIS WARNER - Love and Maple Syrup (Gordon Lightfoot) - Pilot Me - 2020 

LGBTQ: 
DENNIS WARNER - Michael - Pilot Me – 2020 
COLLEEN KATTAU - Winter Came Early - Inhabited Woman - 2007 Windlight Studio 
DAVID ROVICS - I Know A Man - Ten Thousand Miles Away - 2009 
SARA THOMSEN - Forbidden Love - Everything Changes - 2008 
LINQ - Diversity Dance - Life Goes On - 2009 Linq Songs 

Songs for the Spirit:
ROY ZIMMERMAN - I'm In - Single - 2012 
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER - Song of Joy (Ken Whiteley) - Get Up and Do Right - 2017
SARA THOMSEN – May the Longtime Sun - By Breath - 2003