Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Playlist for 5/20/20

OLGUITA ALVAREZ - Guantanamera - Single - 2020

Fellowship:
CURTIS & LORETTA - When There's Good to Be Done - When There's Good to Be Done - 2015
JULIE SNOW - Like A River - No Ordinary Love - 2016
RON ISRAEL - Don't Neglect Nobody - Homeless in America - 2017
NANCY CASSIDY - We'll Float On the Water - River's Rising - 2018 Twitter Twatter Music
DAVID ROTH - Long Way Home - The Longest Night of the Year, Vol. 1 - 2018 Hudson Harding Music

Memorial Day:
CRAIG WERTH - Canvas of War - Ten Miles Out - 2011
BOB BRADSHAW - Remember Me - Home - 2013 Fluke Records
SAM BAKER - Boxes - Pretty World - 2007
SALLY SPRING - Boys in the Cornfield - Made of Stars - 2010 Sniffinpup Records
DAVID ROVICS - Four Blank Slates - Waiting for the Fall/A Retrospective

Death - for victims of COVID-19:
SI KAHN - Memorial - Thanksgiving - 2007 Strictly Country Records
JOHN McCUTCHEON - We Are Not Alone - Stand Up! - 2004 Appalseed Producitons
KAIA KATER - White - Nine Pin – 2016
SOLAS - Lay Me Down (G. Wolfe) - All These Years - 2016 THL Records
GREENFIELD HARMONY (Mary Cay Brass, Director) - Crossing the Bar - Live Concert 12/7/08

Politics:
DAVID ROVICS - Whoever Wins in November - For the Moment - 2005
THE FOUNDING FATHERS - The Day Democracy Died (Music: Don McLean) - Single - 2020
DON CARON & LINDA GOWER - Confounds the Science (Caron/Gower/McCartney) - Single - 2018 The Parody Project
JAY MANKITA - I'm Proud to Be A Socialist - Live on Music of the People - 2015 WMCB
Up & Down Theatre - Make America Great Again - Single – 2016

Economy:
KAIA KATER - Paradise Fell - Nine Pin - 2016
DAVID LaFLEUR & ARTHUR DAVENPORT - The Rich Man Always Gets His Pay - Single - 2018
DAVID ROVICS - Eat the Rich - All the News That's Fit to Sing - 2014
DAVE LIPPMAN - They Bailed Out Everything But Detroit - 2013 Single
LEONARD COHEN - Everybody Knows - Live in Dublin - 2014

Freedom:
JUDY COLLINS/ERIC ANDERSEN/ARLO GUTHRIE/TOM RUSH - Thirsty Boots - Wildflower Festival - 2003
Sharon Katz & Nonhlanhla Wanda - Amaqhawe - Side By Side - 2018
TAINA ASILI y La Banda Rebelde - Freedom - Hugs for Chelsea - 2017
RAYE ZARAGOZA - American Dream - Fight for You – 2017

Playlist for 5/13/20

DANNY SCHMIDT - 2020 Vision - Single - 2020

Happy Mother's Day:
MARA LEVINE - The Sweetest Gift (James B. Coates) - Mara's Gems – 2008
KELLEIGH McKENZIE - O Mother - Chances - 2008 Zatchubilly Music
LISA MARTIN - Superwoman - Set Me on Fire - 2001 Red Lion Records
THE BURNS SISTERS - Mothers' Ode - Looking Back - 2015 Sisters Music
JAMIE ANDERSON - Your Mama Scares Me - A Promise of Light - 2005 Tsunami Recs

Suffrage:
SARO-LYNCH THOMASON & SAM GLEAVES - 1920 (Si Kahn) - I Have Known Women - 2020 Strictly Countty Records
SARO-LYNCH THOMASON & SAM GLEAVES- I Have Known Women (Si Kahn) - I Have Known Women - 2020 Strictly Countty Records
COLLEEN KATTAU - Dangerous Women - Single - 2019
LINQ - Seneca Falls to Selma - Disconnect - 2013
KEB' MO" - Put A Woman in Charge - Oklahoma - 2019 Concord Records

Right to choose:
SARO-LYNCH THOMASON & SAM GLEAVES- Nobody's Body But Mine (Si Kahn) - I Have Known Women - 2020 Strictly Countty Records
ANI DiFRANCO - Play god - Binary – 2017
KELLEIGH McKENZIE - 2017 - Chances - 2008 Zatchubilly Music
SI KAHN - The Senator - Best of the Rest - 2019 Strictly Country Records
PETE KRONOWITT - Body, Choice & Mind - A Lone Voice - 2016

Immigration:
SARO-LYNCH THOMASON & SAM GLEAVES- Aliens (Si Kahn) - I Have Known Women - 2020 Strictly Countty Records
SARO-LYNCH THOMASON & SAM GLEAVES- The Border (Si Kahn) - I Have Known Women - 2020 Strictly Countty Records
THE LUCKY NOWS - Borders - Rise - 2018 Blind Justice Music
BROTHER SUN - Lady of the Harbor (Joe Jencks) - Some Part of the Truth - 2013
BEV GRANT & The Dissident Daughters - In America - Cheeky Woman - 2006

Prisons:

SARO-LYNCH THOMASON & SAM GLEAVES- Ten Thousand Miles Away (Si Kahn) - I Have Known Women - 2020 Strictly Countty Records
LARA HERSCOVITCH - Time - Four Wise Monkeys - 2012
JOHN ROBERTS & DEBRA COWAN - Anderson's Coast - Ballads Long and Short - 2015 Golden Hind Music
JIM KWESKIN & GEOFF MULDAUR - 99 Year Blues (Julius Daniels) - Penny's Farm - 2016
THE STRAY BIRDS - Hands of Man - Magic Fire - 2016

Sheroes:
SARA THOMSEN - The Ballad of Molly Ivins - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
JOHN FLYNN - Malala - Poor Man's Diamonds - 2014
WOOL&GRANT - JANIS (Ina May Wool) - Wool&Grant - 2013

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Playlist for 5/6/20

DAVID ROVICS - And the Earth Spins Round Again - Single – 2020

Happy Birthday, Pete Seeger 5/3/1919:
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - High Over the Hudson - Single 2014
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Sing People Sing - Revolution Now - 2017
PAUL KAPLAN - The Voice of Pete - The Folk Process - 2008 Old Coat Music
JOE JENCKS - Let Me Sing You A Song - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER - Well May the World Go/Letter from Pete's Banjo (Pete Seeger/Cathy Fink) - Get Up and Do Right – 2017
PETE SEEGER - If I Had A Hammer (Pete Seeger/ Lee Hayes) - Pete Seeger, Live in '65 - 2009 Appleseed Recordings
PETE SEEGER - Where Have All the Flowers Gone (Pete Seeger/Joe Hickerson) - Pete Seeger, Live in '65 - 2009 Appleseed Recordings
PETE SEEGER - Abiyoyo - Pete Seeger, Live in '65 - 2009 Appleseed Recordings
PAT HUMPHRIES - To My Old Brown Earth (Pete Seeger) - Seeds: The Songs of Pete Seeger, Vol. 3 - 2003 Appleseed Recordings

Earth's Destruction:
JIM PAGE - Down to Zero - Single - 2020
ERIC ANDERSEN - Darkness - Mingle with the Universe: The Worlds of Lord Byron - 2017
JOAN BAEZ - Another World (Anohni) - Whistle Down the Wind - 2018
JOHN PRINE - The Lonesome Friends of Science - The Tree Forgiveness - 2018 Cowboy Records
ZOE SPEAKS - The Earth Has Had Enough - Wings - 2018

Kent State Massacre 5/4/1970:
RACHEL SAGE - Ohio (Neil Young) - Character - 2020
GORDON THOMAS WARD - Four Angels - Eiderdown - 2020
DAVID ROVICS - Dead - All the News That's Fit to Sing - 2014
MAGPIE - Kent - Give Light - 1999 Sliced Bread Records

Politics/Values:
BARRY ORECK – No Place to Run – We Fit Together – 2020
GORDON THOMAS WARD - Piety of Thieves - Eiderdown - 2020
CHUCK BRODSKY - Them and Us - Them and Us - 2018
JIM PAGE - Pretty Simple - Single - 2015
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Hearts of Stone in a City of Glass - 13 Songs Plus - 2015

Speak Out/Rise Up:
GORDON THOMAS WARD - Truth (I Will Rise) - Eiderdown - 2020
ASHLEY STORROW - Wild Wind - The Bear and the Bird - 2016
CHARLIE KING - Spoon of Sand - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017
KATHERINE RONDEAU - Coming Soon (if not Today) - Unfortunate Point of View - 2019
BEV GRANT - National Anthem: Arise! Arise! (Jean Rohe) - It's Personal - 2017

BARRY ORECK – A Simple Song - We Fit Together – 2020

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Playlist for 4/29/20

STUART MARKUS - Cold, Grey Spring - Single - 2018
ROY ZIMMERMAN - The Liar Tweets Tonight - Single – 2020

Workers Memorial Day 4/28:
LOUISE MOSRIE - Battle of Blair Mountain (Louise Mosrie/Mike Richardson) - Home - 2010 Zoe Cat Music
BEV GRANT - Ballad of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire (Ruth Rubin) - We Were There! - 2002
SI KAHN - Cotton Mill Blues - Threads - 2002 Double Time Music
JOE JENCKS - Joe Hill (Earl Robinson/Alfred Hayes) - Links in A Chain - 2009

May Day:
ANNE FEENEY - The Internationale (Pottier/Degeyter) - Jail for Justice - 2000
JOE JENCKS - Solidarity Forever (Joe Jencks/Ralph Chaplin) - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017

Iraq War:
DAVID ROVICS - Falluja - Waiting for the Fall - A Retrospective - 2009
JIM PAGE - Collateral Damage - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
CAILTE KELLY - Carry On - 2008
TOM PAXTON - George W. Told the Nation - 2007
ANNE FEENEY - Shell Game - If I Can't Dance - 2006

Torture:
DAVID ROVICS - After We Torture Our Prisoners - For the Moment - 2005
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Rain - RPM - 2011 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
HARLEY STRING BAND - Guantanamo - Didn't Come to Stay Long - 2007
KEVIN SO - Letter from Guantanomo - Best Foot Forward – 2009

Death:
JUD CASWELL - Moon on a String - Live at the Seagull Shop - 2019
KEN DUNN - Farewell to the Cages - Ashes in the Morning - 2020
VANCE GILBERT - When I Cross Over - Good Good Man - 2020

Corporate Greed:
JUD CASWELL - Stocks - Live at the Seagull Shop - 2019
KEVIN ROBINS - Corporate Anorexia - 2010
JAN HAMMARLUND - Free Enterprise (Malvina Reynolds) - Uncovered Malvina Reynolds - 2015 Schroder Music
DAVE GUNNING - This Changin' Wind (Dave Gunning/Ray Stewart) - Lift - 2015 Wee House of Music

Work together:
JUD CASWELL - That's the Way We Climb - Live at the Seagull Shop - 2019
THE STRAY BIRDS - Sunday Morning - Magic Fire - 2016
JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Principle - Supper's on the Table - 2001 Rounder Records
TWO OF A KIND - We're All In This Together - We're All In This Together - 2016 Magillacutty Music
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Sing People Sing - Revolution Now - 2017

For the spirit:
TRACY SPRING - Of This World - Musical Doorways - 2001 Seattle Folklore Soc
JUD CASWELL - Pemaquid Sunset - Live at the Seagull Shop - 2019

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Playlist for 4/22/20

COVID-19 – Change - Hope
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - From A Distance - Single -2020
DAVID ROTH - When the Universe Is Ready - Single - 2020

Beautiful Earth Day:
VALERIE SMITH - From A Distance (Julie Gold) - Single - 2020
SARA THOMSEN - Earth Moves in a Mysterious Way - Winter Wanderings - 2012
JULIE SNOW - Beautiful World - No Ordinary Love – 2016
BARRY ORECK - Gentle Arms of Eden (Dave Carter) - How the Bright Earth Spun - 2018
MOLLY ANDREWS - Now Is the Cool of the Day (Jean Ritchie) - Dear Jean -2014 Jean Ritchie CD Project Trust
ERIC ANDERSEN - Mingle with the Universe (Ocean) - Mingle with the Universe: The Worlds of Lord Byron – 2017

Earth's Destruciton:
BEV GRANT - Mother's Wrath - It's Personal - 2017
THE LONELY HEARTSTRING BAND - Songbird - Deep Waters - 2016
MARA LEVINE - Upstream ( Si Kahn) - Facets of Folk - 2019
ERIC LEE - Fall of Man - Heartache Town - 2018
JANE ROSS FALLON - Sweet Amazon - Songs on Purpose - 2016

Death - for victims of COVID-19:
DAVE CARTER & TRACY GRAMMER - When I Go - Live at St John's Pub, Portland, Oregon - 2001
PHIL OCHS - When I'm Gone - Phil Ochs - In Concert - 1966 Elektra
ELAINE ROMANELLI - The Year of Death - The Hour Before – 2015
DAVID GRAY Joy of Living (Ewan MacColl) - Joy of Living - Compass Records – 2015
FREEBO - Standing Ovation - Something to Believe - 2011 Poppabo Music

Values:
LARA HERSCOVITCH - You USA - Highway Philosophers - 2020
JULIA GOLD - America - Sixty – 2016
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Me and Jesus - Ghost Light - 2018
JOHN PRINE - Caravan of Fools (John Prine/Dan Auerbach/Pat Mclaughlin) - The Tree Forgiveness - 2018 Cowboy Records
SUSAN SHANN - Price on Heaven - Reckless Abandon - 2018

Tyrants:
LARA HERSCOVITCH - Rise - Highway Philosophers - 2020
JIM PAGE - Masters Of Lies - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
KORA FEDER - Poison Honey - In Sevens - 2019
HOLLY NEAR - Coup d'Etat - 2018 - 2018 Calico Tracks Music
JOHN PRINE - That's How Every Empire Falls - Fair and Square - 2008

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Playlist for 4/15/20

RIP JOHN PRINE:
JOHN PRINE – When I Get to Heaven – The Tree of Forgiveness - For the Record
JOHN PRINE - Paradise - John Prine - 1971 Atlantic Records
JOHN PRINE - Lake Marie - Lost Dogs & Mixed Blessings - 1995

COVID19:
DAVID ROVICS - I Turned 53 in Quarantine - Single - 2020
BEV GRANT - Corona Virus Blues - Single - 2020

Mass Shootings:
ALICIA VIANI - Redemption - Alicia Viani - 2019
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Forgive Us - This Fire - Politics, Love and Other Small Miracles - 2007 Appalsongs
KORA FEDER - Automatic Times - In Sevens - 2019
REGGIE HARRIS - Love Guides the Wounded Heart - Ready to Go - 2018 Reggie Harris Music

Conscience:
ALICIA VIANI - Good Man - Alicia Viani - 2019
ROOSEVELT DIME - Pass It On (Bob Marley & the Wailers) - Red Shoes - 2016
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER - Get Up and Do Right - Get Up and Do Right - 2017
THE PRINCE MYSHKINS with CHARLIE KING & KAREN BRANDOW - Stand Up (Mike Stern) - For the Record - 2020 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds

Death/Mourning:
ALICIA VIANI - North Carolina Skies - Alicia Viani - 2019
SCOTT COOK - Go On, Ray - Moonlit Rambles - 2011
LOUISE MOSRIE - Land of the Living - Lay It Down - 2014 Zoe Cat Music
SI KAHN & the Looping Brothers - Gone, Gonna Rise Again - Aragon Mill/The Bluegrass Sessions - 2013 Strictly Country Records

What's Wrong?:
THE PRINCE MYSHKINS - It's Not All Right - For the Record - 2020 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds
LEONARD COHEN - Democracy - The Future - 1992 Sony Music
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - If It Ain't Broke, Break It - Cradle and Crow - 2016
ANI DiFRANCO - Binary - Binary - 2017

Dreams:
ALICIA VIANI - Tomtom Farm - Alicia Viani - 2019
FREEBO - If Not Now, When - Something to Believe - 2011 Poppabo Music
JOHN COSTER - Prophets and Dreams - Lost Horizon – 2013
JOHN PRINE - Angel from Montgomery - John Prine - 1971 Atlantic Records

CHIP TAYLOR - What Now - Single - 2020

Playlist for 2/19/20

ANNE FEENEY - Winter Go Away! - Heartland - 1994 Super 88 Records

Trump:

THE FOUNDING FATHERS - The Day Democracy Died (Music: Don McLean) - Single - 2020

Religious Hypocrisy:
DANIEL DEITRICH - Hymn for the 81% - Single - 2020
SARA THOMSEN - Where Did Jesus Go? - Song Like A Seed – 2020
ROD MacDONALD - Hole in the Bible - Later That Night - 2014
DAVID ROVICS - 1492 -1939 - 2015
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Hands on You - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005 Riot Folk
RACHAEL KILGOUR - He'll Save Me - Whistleblower's Manifesto: Songs for a New Revolution - 2013

WWI:
BETH DeSOMBRE - I Remember (Bus to Manzanar) - I Was Here - 2016
DAVID ROVICS –Liberty and Justice for All - The Other Side - 2015
B - We Come from War - Ghosts Underneath My Skin - 2018
THE MALVINAS - The Ukranian Song - God Bless the Grass - 2017
JOE JENCKS - Children of Trochenbrod - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers – 2017

The 1%:
TERRY KITCHEN - Party on the Roof - Next Time We Meet - 2020
DAVID ROVICS - Eat the Rich - All the News That's Fit to Sing - 2014
SI KAHN - Custodian - Courage - 2010 Double Time Music
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - Billy In Air/Billionaire - Activist Music Old and New- 2012
THE WHISPERING TREE - Fat Cat - Invisible Forces - 2018

Labor health hazards:
TERRY KITCHEN - White Lung - Next Time We Meet - 2020
JOHN O'CONNOR - Carpal Tunnel - We Ain't Gonna Give It Back - 1994
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

Free Speech:
DAVID ROVICS - Spies Are Reading My Blog - Spies Are Reading My Blog - 2013
ROD MacDONALD - Two Americans - After the War - 2009
ELISE WITT - Blessed Nation (Pete Seeger/Jim Musselman/Elise Witt) - Valise - 2009
DAVID ROVICS - Burn It Down - The Commons - 2007

SARA THOMSEN - Canticle of the Feathered Ones - Song Like A Seed - 2020
JIM SHARKEY - I'll Take Care of You - A Lovely Day - 2019