Monday, October 16, 2017

Playlist for 10/11/17

JENNIFER CUTTING'S OCEAN ORCHESTRA - Leaves of Autumn - Waves - 2017

War:
DAVID ROVICS - Has the Bombing Begun - Spies Are Reading My Blog - 2013
SAM GLEAVES - Angel in the Ashes - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
JIM PAGE - Collateral Damage - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
ROD MacDONALD - Unearthly Fire - 2011 So. Florida Folk Fest
SEIZE THE DAY - United States - Not in Our Name - 2007 David Ferrard

Indigenous People's Day:
NANCY SCHIMMEL - 1492 - Sun, Sun Shine - 1991
DAVID ZIMMERMAN - Columbus - Just a Little Something - 1999
EMMYLOU HARRIS - Apache Tears (Johnny Cash)- Look Again to the Wind/Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited - 2014 Sony Music
DULCIE TAYLOR - When the Cherokee Roamed - Wind Over Stone - 2015 Mesa/Bluemoon Recordings
BYRD & STREET - The Good Old Days - This Much Is True - 2017
ANNE WEISS - Cherokee - Where Folk Gets the Blues - 2012
JIM PAGE - Song for Leonard Peltier - Ghost Bikes - 2010
JON BROOKS - Sgt. Tommy Prince - Ours and the Shepherds - 2007
BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE - Sing Our Own Song (UB40/Sainte-Marie) - Power in the Blood - 2015 Gypsy Boy Music
GILLIAN WELCH/DAVID RAWLINGS - As Long as the Grass Shall Grow (Peter La Farge) - Look Again to the Wind/Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited - 2014 Sony Music
PAT HUMPHRIES - Indanee (Roland Mousaa/Tom Pacheco) - Hands - 2001 Appleseed Recordings

Religion:
JOEL MABUS - God Don't Like It - I Don't Either - Different Hymnals - 2017
PAT LAMANNA - If I Believed in God - Do I Know My Song Well Enough to Start Singing Yet? - 2012
SARA THOMSEN - The Good News - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
HOLLY NEAR - I Ain't Afraid - And Still We Sing: The Outspoken Collection - 2002 Hereford Music
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Hands on You - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005 Riot Folk

Dogs:
DAVID ROVICS - Riot Dog - Big Red Sessions - 2011
ELENA WATSON - Oli Canoli (Tom Neilson) - Root Beer Makes Me Burp - 2004
CRAIG WERTH - Good Old Dog - The Spokes Man - 2010
TIM GRIMM - Blame It on the Dog - The Turning Point - 2013

Songs for the Spirit:

LIBBY RODERICK - How Could Anyone - How Could Anyone - 2005
JOEL MABUS – One Simple Song - I Don't Either - Different Hymnals – 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Playlist for 10/4/17

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

Gun Control:
STEVE WARNER/ROLLING COYOTES - Culture of Violence - Carry On - 2007 Talking Horse Music
DAVID ROVICS - Angry White American Man - The Other Side – 2015
ROD MacDONALD - Joe Public - Later That Night - 2014
EFRAT - Bring Me Peace - The Silver Lining – 2015
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Forgive Us - This Fire - Politics, Love and Other Small Miracles - 2007

Trump/"The Idiot":
JIM PAGE - Nothing Rhymes with Orange - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
JIM PAGE - Masters Of Lies - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - God's Gift to the Caliphate - Letter to My Landlord - 2016
TIM GRIMM - Gonna Be Great - A Stranger in This Time – 2017
Up & Down Theatre - Make America Great Again - 2016

Landlords/Housing:
JIM PAGE – Put It Down - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
JIM PAGE - Landlord - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
JOHN O'CONNOR - You Must Pay the Rent - We Ain't Gonna Give It Back - 1994
DAVID ROVICS – Landlord – Into A Prism – 2013
SCOTT COOK - The Lord Giveth (and the landlord taketh away) - Moonlit Rambles - 2011

Homeless:
JIM PAGE - 338 Dollars Behind - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
ANNE LOUISE WHITE - The Place We Found for Michael (Andrew Lawrence) - Then Again – 1993
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Caught Between the Times - Parts & Labor - 2014
RANCHERS FOR PEACE - Streets of Gold - Not Alone - 2013
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Room Here for Another - What It's Like - 1990 Rounder Records

What's Wrong/Conscience:
JIM PAGE - Shadow in the Room - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
HEATHER PIERSON - Righteous Song - Singin' - 2017
SAM GLEAVES - The Golden Rule - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
ROD MacDONALD - Who Built the Bomb (That Blew Oklahoma City Down) - And Then He Woke Up – 1997

Labor/Unemployment:
JOHN O"CONNOR/JANET STECHER - North by North - Songs for Our Times - 2004
LENNY SOLOMON - Laid Off in Autumn - Under My Hat - 2014

THE PRINCES OF SERENDIP - Seed-Maid --Seed-Maid - 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Playlist for 9/27/17

DON WHITE – Away from the Sun – More Alive - 2016

Genocide:
DAVID FERRARD - Wild Flowers - Journeyman - 2011 Alter Road Records
CHUCK BRODSKY - Lili's Braids - Subtotal Eclipse - 2011
SARA THOMSEN - Halabja - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
JANET BATES - Rwanda - Another Child - 2006
DAVID ROVICS – One Day in Kenya – Letter to My Landlord – 2105

Peace and Civility:
AARON NATHANS & MICHAEL G. RONSTADT - The Strength to Not Fight Back - Hang On for the Ride - 2017
MARIA DUNN - For Peace and Plenty - We Were Good People - 2004
CHARLIE KING - If Baboons Can Work It Out - So Far...So Good - 2013
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Don't Go Away Mad - Cradle and Crow - 2016
SONIA/disappear fear - Imagine (John Lennon) - Live at Maximal - 2016

Immigration:
CROWES PASTURE - Edge of America - Edge of America - 2017
TIM GRIMM - The Hungry Grass - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
DAVID ROTH/KAREN DRUCKER/JD MARTIN - Home of the Brave -2017

Child Abuse:
TERRY KITCHEN - The Kid Behind the Wall - The Quiet Places - 2017
MONDAY MORNING DENIAL - Fragments - Scoundrels That We Are - 2016
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Rocking the Cradle - Cradle and Crow – 2016
DAVE MURPHY - Voice Inside Your Head - American Landscape - 2016 Phoenix Night

Labor:
DAN ZANES & Friends - Bring Me A Little Water, Sylvie - Lead Belly, Baby! - 2017 Smithsonian Folkways
DAN ZANES & Friends - Take This Hammer - Lead Belly, Baby! - 2017 Smithsonian Folkways
DAN ZANES & Friends - Cotton Fields - Lead Belly, Baby! - 2017 Smithsonian Folkways

Climate Change:
AARON NATHANS & MICHAEL G. RONSTADT - Old Waltzes and Skylights - Hang On for the Ride - 2017
CROWES PASTURE - The Storm - Edge of America – 2017
TERRY KITCHEN - Nature's Way - The Quiet Place – 2017
NORMAN BLAKE - How the Weary World Wears Away - Brushwood Songs & Stories - 2017
BEV GRANT - Mother's Wrath - It's Personal - 2017

Hope:
CROWES PASTURE - Shelter from the Storm (Bob Dylan) - Edge of America - 2017
AARON NATHANS & MICHAEL G. RONSTADT - Hang On for the Ride - Hang On for the Ride - 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Playlist for 9/20/17

MICHAEL JOHNATHON - Troubadour - Evening Song - 2017

Immigration/Refugees:
RON ISRAEL - Let All the Immigrants In - Homeless in America - 2017
DAVID ROTH/KAREN DRUCKER/JD MARTIN - Home of the Brave -2017
BROTHER SUN - Lady of the Harbor (Joe Jencks) - Some Part of the Truth – 2013
GRANT PEEPLES - More for Us – 2017

Lost Farms:
WINTERGREEN - I Once Was a Farmer - Old Songs and New - 2005
BETH DeSOMBRE - For Winter - Crooked Highways - 2007
DAN SCHATZ- Eighty Acre Farm (Doug Becken) - The Promise of the Sowing - 2015 Folk-Legacy Records
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Simple Dirt - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005 Riot Folk

War:
DAVID ROVICS - Korea - Songs for Mahmud - 2004
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - We Are One - One - 2004
HOLLY NEAR - In the Shadow of War - Peace Becomes You - 2012
CHRIS ELLIOTT - Cinderella's Midnight Surprise - 2017

Gun Control/Terrorism:
CHRISTINE LAVIN - Don't Take Anyone - Spaghettification - 2017
TOM PAXTON - What If, No Matter... - Single - 2013
ROD MacDONALD - Joe Public - Later That Night – 2014
LON MILO DUQUETTE - I'm Scared - Sweet Baba Lon - 2015 Ninety Three Records

Climate Change:
CHRISTINE LAVIN - Hole in the Bottom of the Sea - Spaghettification - 2017
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Feel the Wind - Revolution Now - 2017
ROWDY HOUSE - Energy Policy - I Won't Comply - 2012
PHAT - Green Song (Phat/Aaron Nathans) - Live – 2017
KATHY MOSER - Straw Clay Wood and Stone - Single - 2011

Revolt/Rise Up (anti-Trump):
CHRISTINE LAVIN - Turn this Ship Around - Spaghettification – 2017
RON ISRAEL - Resist - Homeless in America - 2017
RACHAEL SAGE - Tomorrow - The Tide - 2017
JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Bible - Trolling for Dreams - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Bella Ciao - Wayfaring Stranger – 2014

Peace:
HOLLY NEAR - Peace Becomes You - Peace Becomes You – 2012
EMMA'S REVOLUTION – Peace, Salaam, Shalom – Revolution Now – 2017



Playlist for 9/13/17

Climate Change:
ROD MacDONALD - Days of Rain - After the War - 2009
RUSTIC RIDERS - The Storm Is Coming - Wake Up! - 2015
DAVID ROVICS - Text Messages of the Apocalypse 2017
JANET BATES - A Canary in a Coal Mine - The Little Spinner - 2009
LINQ – Time to Draw the Line – 2017

Speak Out/Civil Rights:
FRICTION FARM - Believe - Believe - 2004 Quinn & Stay
MARA LEVINE with Gathering Time - By My Silence (Ellen Bukstel/Nick Annis) - 2017
GATHERING TIME with Mara Levine - Too Far to Turn Back Now - 2017
LAURA WETZLER - Choices - Flying - 2011
EVAN GREER - Ya Basta! - Never Surrender - 2009 Riot Folk

9/11 USA:
DAVID ROVICS - International Terrorists - Living In These Times - 2001
ROBIN GREENSTEN - Hole in the Ground - Tears and Laughter - 2002
JOE CROOKSTON - Tuesday Morning - Georgia I'm Here - 2014
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Short Shift at Ground Zero - Simplicity - 2002
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - If I Give Your Name - One - 2004 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

9/11 Chile:
DAVID ROVICS - Santiago - Ten Thousand Miles Away - 2009
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Las Damas de Blanco - Passage - 2010 Appalseed Prods.
THE WEAVERS - Hay Una Mujer Desaparecida (Holly Near) - youtube.com

War:
DAVID ROVICS – Henk – Into A Prism – 2013
ROD MacDONALD - Stop the War - After the War - 2009
SAM GLEAVES - Angel in the Ashes - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
ANDREW ALLING - Hookah - Unladen – 2017
HOLLY NEAR - In the Shadow of War - Peace Becomes You - 2012

David Roth at Mt. Toby Concerts:
DAVID ROTH - Rise We Will - Think Twice – 2004
DAVID ROTH - Goodness Is More Than a Dream - So Far, So Good - 2015
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - I Stand for Love - Rhubarb Trees - 2011
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - I Am You (Anne Hills & Michael Smith) - Rhubarb Trees – 2011
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS – Dance for the Nations (John Krumm) – Think Twice- 2004

Playlist for 9/6/17

Fascism/Speak Out:
John McCutcheon - The Machine - 2017

Labor Day:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Labor Day - Supper's on the Table, Everybody Come In - 2001 Rounder Records
DAVID ROVICS - 15 - When I'm Elected President - 2014
MARIA DUNN - From the Bread Line to the Front Line - We Were Good People - 2004
BEV GRANT - We Were There - We Were There! - 2002
ROD MacDONALD - The Last American Worker - Later That Night - 2014

Immigration:
CHIP TAYLOR & CARRIE RODRIGUEZ - Who's Gonna Build That Wall - 2016
DAN FRECHETTE & LAUREL THOMSEN - Renegades - New Disguise - 2015
SAM BAKER - Migrants - Say Grace - 2013
TED WARMBRAND - Who's the Criminal? - Border Songs - 2012 No More Deaths
THE RESONANT ROGUES - Can't Come In - Hands in the Dirt - 2017
LOW TIDE DRIFTERS - Destitution Road - Music for the Rest of Us - 2014

Floods/Storms: ROD MacDONALD – The Lucky Ones – A Tale of Two Americas – 2011
YOUNG and RUSTY – Hard Times – Come Back Coming On – 2017
DAVEY O. - High Water Days - Testing for Rust - 2012
HAPPY TRAUM - Down in the Flood (Crash on the Levee) (Bob Dylan) - Just for the Love of It - 2015 Lark's Nest Music
EVAN GREER - Ballad of Hurricane Katrina - Never Surrender - 2009 Riot Folk

Politics/Republicans:
ROD MacDONALD - Young Republicans in Love - Later That Night – 2014
ROY ZIMMERMAN - The Big Republican Tent - 2015
DAVE LIPPMAN - Moral Mondays - Food, Clothing & Glaciers - 2010
CHARLIE KING - Why Don't You Move to Russia? - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017
ROD MacDONALD - White Flour (Rod MacDonald/David LaMotte) - Later That Night - 2014

Politics/Empire:
ROD MacDONALD - For the Good of America - Recognition - 2003
DARRYL PURPOSE - The Stories We Tell - Next Time Around - 2012
DAVID ROVICS - US Embassy - When I'm Elected President – 2014
TOM NEILSON - It's A Crime - 2013
THE STRAY BIRDS - Hands of Man - Magic Fire - 2016

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

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Playlist for 8/30/17

JUD CASWELL - Blackberry Time - Blackberry Time - 2007 Alderdown Music
Hurricanes:
MICHAEL BRAUNFELD - Washed Away - Full Circle - 2014
DARK & STORMY - Hell & High Water - Along the Way - 2008
MOLASSES CREEK - Waterbound - Waterbound - 2015
BROOKS WILLIAMS - Backwater Blues - Brooks' Blues - 2016
DAVID ROTH - Community of Faith - Practice Makes Progress - 2008 Wind River Records
Climate Change:
TOM NEILSON - Where Greenland Used to Be - Where Greenland Used to Be - 2012
SUE and DWIGHT - Mercury Rising - Little Child Big World - 2008
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - When I Was Your Age - Parts & Labor - 2014
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Come Winter - 2013
STRING DUSTERS - Won't Be Long - The Infamous - 2016
Anniversary of Women's Suffrage (8/26/1920):
MARIA DUNN - Mrs. McClung's Address at Walker Theatre/Nelie's Jig - We Were Good People – 2004
SARA THOMSEN - The Ballad of Molly Ivins - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
ANNE FEENEY - Amelia Earhart's Last Ride - If I Can't Dance – 2006
BEV GRANT & The Dissident Daughters - Emma Goldman (Jolie Rickman) - Cheeky Woman - 2006
Freedom/Civil Rights:
MARIA DUNN - Freedom Here - We Were Good People - 2004
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Freedom Is a Constant Struggle - Get On Board! - 2007 Appleseed Recordings
JON FROMER - Still Looking for Freedom - We Do the Work - 1999
CRABTREE & MILLS - The Price of Freedom - Freedom - 2008 Free & Easy Music
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Bound for Freedom - One - 2004 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
Rebellion/Protest:
MARIA DUNN - We Were Good People - We Were Good People - 2004
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Joe Hill's Last Will (Joe Hill/John McCutcheon) - Joe Hill's Last Will - 2015 Appalsongs
PAT WICTOR – Lincoln Park (Phil Ochs) – This Is Absolutely Real: Visions & Versions of Phil Ochs – 2017
ERIC ANDERSEN - The Rebel (Song of Revolt) - Shadow and Light of Albert Camus - 2015
BEV GRANT - National Anthem: Arise! Arise! (Jean Rohe) - It's Personal - 2017
Peace:
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - May the Light of Love - Rhubarb Trees - 2011