Thursday, October 4, 2018

Playlist for 9/26/18

JACKIE MORRIS - Autumn Song - Periscope

Freedom:
DULCIE TAYLOR - Not Here, Not Today - Wind Over Stone - 2015 Mesa/Bluemoon Recordings
GATHERING TIME - Songs of Hope & Freedom - Songs of Hope & Freedom - 2008
TRET FURE - Freedom - Rembrandt Afternoons - 2015 Tomboy Girl Records
FRED GILLEN, JR. - Walking Down that Freedom Highway - Wage Love - 2015 Dys Records
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Bound for Freedom - One - 2004 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

LGBTQ:
CARRIE FERGUSON - Girls Like Me - Riding on the Back of the Wind - 2009
DAVID ROVICS - I Know A Man - Ten Thousand Miles Away - 2009
ROY ZIMMERMAN - I Want a Marriage Like They Had in the Bible - You're Getting Sleepy - 2011
COLLEEN KATTAU - Winter Came Early - Inhabited Woman - 2007 Windlight Studio
SARA THOMSEN - Forbidden Love - Everything Changes - 2008

Farms:
JIM KWESKIN & GEOFF MULDAUR - Penny's Farm - Penny's Farm - 2016
ROWDY HOUSE – Family Farm – I Won't Comply – 2012
KATE CAMPBELL – The Locust Years (Kate Campbell, Ira Campbell, Johnny Pierce) – The K.O.A. Tapes (Vol. 1) – 2015 Large River Music
ANGELA EASTERLING - Hammer - Common Law Wife - 2015 De L'est Music
JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Farmer Is the Woman - Gonna Rise Again - 1987 Rounder

Interview THE WHISPERING TREE – Eleanor Kleiner & Elie Brangbour
THE WHISPERING TREE - Garden - Live in studio – 2018
THE WHISPERING TREE – Deportees (Woody Guthrie) – Live in studio - 2018
THE WHISPERING TREE - Fat Cat - Invisible Forces - 2018
THE WHISPERING TREE - These Houses - Invisible Forces - 2018

Change:
RAYE ZARAGOZA – American Dream – Fight for You – 2017
GEOFF BARTLEY - The Past Is Dead and Gone - Mercy for the Dispossessed - 2012
ELLEN BUKSTEL - Grow Up and Change the World - Daddy's Little Girl - 2008
SCOTT COOK - New Grist - One More Time Around - 2013
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Change - RPM - 2011 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

Peace/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

Playlist for 9/19/18

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

Occupy Wall Street 9/18/11
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
MANKANA - We Are The Many - 2011
CHARLIE KING - Our Demands (Rick Burkhardt) - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017

Forests:
JIM PAGE - Butterfly Wings - Gettin Squeezed – 1999
JOHN McCUTCHEON - This Road - Ghost Light - 2018
DAVID ROVICS - The Death of David Chain - We Just Want the World - 1998
AMY MARTIN - Limestone - Unbroken - 2001
TIM GRIMM - Thirteen Years - A Stranger in This Time - 2017

Anti-War:
DAVID ROVICS - Barbara Lee - When I'm Elected President - 2014
BARBARA DANE - Join the GI Movement - Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard-Hitting Songs - 2018 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
LIBBY RODERICK - Dancing in Front of the Guns - How Could Anyone – 2005
RISE AGAINST - Hero of War - Appeal to Reason - 2008
HEALY & JURAVICH - Cold Mountain - Tangled in Our Dreams - 2006 Finnegan Music

Capitalism/Anniv. of 9/16/08 Global Financial Crisis:
SKINNER & T'WITCH - Money, Money, Money - Everybody's Grotty - 2018
DAVID ROVICS - Kick It While It's Down - Everything Can Change - 2013
SUE MASSEK - I Hate the Capitalist System (Sarah Ogan Gunning) - Precious Memories - 2015
DISAPPEAR FEAR - The Banker - Broken Film - 2013 Sonia Rutstein
PAUL SIMON - The Werewolf - Stranger to Stranger - 2016

Income Disparity:
ERIC LEE - Prince of Dreamers - Heartache Town - 2018
LUCY BILLINGS - State of Blind - Carry the Water - 2014
TERRY KITCHEN - Ninety-nine - That's How It Used to Be - 2004 Urban Campfire
GEOFF BARTLEY - Money Is King - Put the Big Stone Down - 2009
ROY ZIMMERMAN - End of the Ship - Real American - 2010

ERIC LEE - Help My Neighbor On - Heartache Town - 2018

Playlist for 9/12/18

JIM SHARKEY - September - Sweet Anne's Road - 2015

American Dream/Change:
RAYE ZARAGOZA - American Dream - Fight for You - 2017
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Promised Land - Parts & Labor - 2014
SI KAHN - When the Land and They Were Young - Thanksgiving - 2007 Strictly Country Records
MICHAEL TROY - I Am American - I Am American - 2015
SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK - Are We A Nation? - Border Songs - 2012 No More Deaths

Terrorist Attack on 9/11:
PAT LAMANNA - Two Towers - Full Circle - 2009
ROBIN GREENSTEN - Hole in the Ground - Tears and Laughter - 2002
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Short Shift at Ground Zero - Simplicity - 2002
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.

Response to 9/11 Attack:
DAVID ROVICS - Hang A Flag in the Window - Hang A Flag in the Window - 2002
TONY DENIKOS - Kill 'Em All - Time Tells Tales - 2003
SONIA RUTSTEIN - I Am the Enemy - No Bomb Is Smart - 2004
SEIZE THE DAY - United States - Not in Our Name - 2007 David Ferrard
DAVID ROTH - Rise We Will - Think Twice - 2004

Environment/Hurricane Season:
MICHAEL BRAUNFELD - Washed Away - Full Circle - 2014
EVAN GREER - Ballad of Hurricane Katrina - Never Surrender - 2009 Riot Folk
ROBIN GREENSTEIN - A Tale of Two Cities - Tears and Laughter -2016
MOLASSES CREEK - Waterbound - Waterbound - 2015
PAT WICTOR - Make Levees Not War - Mission Street Project/Make Levees, Vol. 2 - 2008 Hudson Harding Music

Emma's Revolution at Mt. Toby Concerts:
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Killing Game - Revolution Now - 2017
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Shadow of the Wall - Revolution Now - 2017
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Sing People Sing - Revolution Now - 2017

HEATHER PIERSON - Make It Mine - Still She Will Fly - 2015 Vessel Recordings

Friday, September 7, 2018

Playlist for 9/5/18

LABOR DAY:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Labor Day - Supper's on the Table, Everybody Come In - 2001 Rounder

Women in Labor:
BEV GRANT - We Were There - We Were There! - 2002
BARBARA DANE - Working-Class Woman (Peter Boyd/Barbara Dane) - Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard-Hitting Songs - 2018 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
ANNE FEENEY - Union Maid (Woody Guthrie/Ginny Hildebrand/Cappie Israel) - Union Maid - 2003
HEDY WEST with Pete Seeger on banjo - Cotton Mill Girls - Pete Seeger's Rainbow Quest
MAGPIE - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino - Bread & Roses (James Oppenheim & Martha Coleman) - When We Stand Together - 2017

War on the Workers:
ANNE FEENEY - War on the Workers - Union Maid - 2003
KEVIN ROBINS - Corporate Anorexia - 2010
TOM JURAVICH - The Problem - Altar of the Bottom Line – 2007
CHARLIE KING - Bring Back the Eight Hour Day - So Far…So Good - 2013 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds
LOUISE MOSRIE - Battle of Blair Mountain (Louise Mosrie/Mike Richardson) - Home - 2010 Zoe Cat Music

Labor Disasters:
DAVID ROVICS - Sometimes I Walk the Aisles - When I'm Elected President - 2014
BEV GRANT - Ballad of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire (Ruth Rubin) - We Were There! - 2002
BATTLEFIELD BAND - The Blantyre Explosion - Beg & Borrow - 2015
MICAH & MARK ATKINSON - A Miner's Wife - Land of Broken Angels - 2016
PAT LAMANNA - Los Mineros de Chile - Do I Know My Song Well Enough to Start Singing Yet? - 2012

Organize:
PAT HUMPHRIES - No Sweat (Bev Grant/Pat Humphries) - Hands – 2001
TOM JURAVICH - Power in A Union (Billy Bragg) - Altar of the Bottom Line - 2007 Finnegan Music
MAGPIE - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino - Which Side Are You On? (Florence Reece) - When We Stand Together - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Minimum Wage Strike - Live at Club Passim - 2000
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Stand Together - RPM -2011 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

Fascism:
ROD MacDONALD - For the Good of America - Recognition - 2003
DAVID ROVICS – Henk - DAVID ROVICS – Henk – Into A Prism – 2013
JIM PAGE - Masters Of Lies - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
MICHAEL VEITCH - White Rose - Wake up Call - 2017

Justice?:
ROY ZIMMERMAN - Scrotus (Roy Zimmerman/Melanie Harby) - The Faucet's on Fire! - 2015
PHIL OCHS - Power and the Glory - All The News That's Fit To Sing - 1964 Elektra
PETE SEEGER – And Still I'm Searching – Where Have All the Flowers Gone – 1998

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Playlist for 8/29/18

HOLLY NEAR - Front Porch - 2018 - 2018 Calico Tracks Music

What's wrong:
KATE CAMPBELL - Damn Sure Blue (Kate Campbell/Tom Kimmel) - Damn Sure Blue - 2018
ROGER SALLOOM - Don't Let My Country Wash Away - Single - 2017
THE WHISPERING TREE - Fat Cat - Invisible Forces – 2018
HOLLY NEAR - Are You Kidding Me - 2018 - 2018 Calico Tracks Music
CHRISTOPHER MARK JONES - I Saw the Sea - Incantations - 2017

Politics/Trump:
HOLLY NEAR - Coup d'Etat - 2018 - 2018 Calico Tracks Music
TIM GRIMM - Gonna Be Great - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
ROY ZIMMERMAN - T-Rump - Single - 2017
Up & Down Theatre - Make America Great Again - Single - 2016

Civil Rights:
KATE CAMPBELL – Change Should Have Come By Now (Kate Campbell/Will Kimbrough) - Damn Sure Blue - 2018
DAVID ROVICS - Today in Charlottesville - Single – 2017
GORDON BOK & BOB ZENTZ - Ain't You Got a Right to the Tree of Life (Bob Carawan) - Together Again for the First Time - 2017
RANCHERS FOR PEACE - Walking Around Black - Single - 2013
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - I've Got a Dream - Activist Music Old and New- 2012

Vote:
CRYS MATTHEWS - American History XIX - Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers – 2017
SPOOK HANDY - Vote - Breakfast at Bill's - 2001 Akashic Records
ROY ZIMMERMAN - My Vote, My Voice, My Right (Roy Zimmerman/Melanie Harby) - The Faucet's on Fire! - 2015
CHARLIE KING - Willin' To Be Votin' - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Vote - Roots, Rock & Revolution - 2006 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

Hurricane Season is coming:
ROD MacDONALD - Days of Rain - After the War - 2009
PAMELA MEANS - New Orleans - Precedent - 2009
PATRICK SYLVEST - The Ballad of Hurricane Isaac - Lonesome Troubadour - 2014
RUSTIC RIDERS - The Storm Is Coming - Wake Up! - 2015

Rise Up/Resist:
HOLLY NEAR - Someone Was Brave Before Me - 2018 - 2018 Calico Tracks Music
CRYS MATTHEWS – Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers - Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers – 2017

Songs for the Spirit:
DAVID ROTH – Is It Too Much to Ask – Last Day on this Earth – 2018 May the Light Music
KATE CAMPBELL - Peace, Precious Peace - Damn Sure Blue - 2018
EMMA'S REVOLUTION – Swimming to the Other Side - Roots, Rock & Revolution - 2006 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
DAVID ROTH – Last Day on Earth – Last Day on this Earth – 2018 May the Light Music
TIM GRIMM – Over Hill and Dale - A Stranger in This Time – 2017

Friday, August 24, 2018

Playlist for 8/15/18 and 8/22/18

BEV GRANT & The Dissident Daughters - Emma Goldman (Jolie Rickman) - Cheeky Woman - 2006

Terrorism/Mass Killings:
JOAN BAEZ - The President Sang Amazing Grace (Zoe Mulford) - Whistle Down the Wind - 2018
PAUL SACHS - Hit and Run - Full Detroit - 2018
DIANE PATTERSON - Shape of Your Sorrow - Open Road - 2018
RACHAEL SAGE - Disarm Distrust (Rachael Sage/James Mastro) - The Tide - 2017
CHRISTINE LAVIN - Don't Take Anyone - Spaghettification - 2017

Gun Control:
TOM PAXTON - What If, No Matter... - Single - 2013
ROY ZIMMERMAN - Singalong Second Amendment - Real American - 2010
SUZIE BROWN - Fallen Down - Almost There - 2013
LOU DOMINGUEZ - Gun Country - We the People - 2013
CHERYL WHEELER- If It Were Up to Me-1997

Immigration/Hard Times:
PAUL SACHS – Leave a little Heaven Behind - Full Detroit - 2018
GREG CORNELL & THE CORNELL BROTHERS - I Had a Pony - Come On Home - 2016
PAUL SACHS - Family Secrets - Full Detroit - 2018
TIM GRIMM - The Hungry Grass - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
LEAH K. MANNING - The New World - In California - The Miner's Town (Paul Marsteller) - Roving Lily - 2017
THE BURNS SISTERS - Mothers' Ode - Looking Back - 2015 Sisters Music

Dying Cities:
PAUL SACHS - Full Detroit - Full Detroit – 2018
DAVE LIPPMAN - They Bailed Out Everything But Detroit - 2013 Single
PROFESSOR LOUIE - New York City - Be for Real - 1996
KAIA KATER - Paradise Fell - Nine Pin - 2016

Spirituality:
PAUL SACHS - Foxhole Prayer - Full Detroit - 2018
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - All God's Children - 13 Songs Plus - 2015
MARE WAKEFIELD & NOMAD - Closer to God - Time to Fly - 2018
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Me and Jesus - Ghost Light - 2018

Love:
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - May the Light of Love - Rhubarb Trees - 2011
TOM PAXTON - Life - Boat in the Water - 2017

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Playlist for 8/8/18

MARA LEVINE – Leaves That Are Green (Paul Simon) - Jewels and Harmony - 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
TOM NEILSON - Heroes of the Cold War - Biomess - 2010
SARA THOMSEN - Keeping the Peace - By Breath - 2003

Elections:
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Take Your Vagina to the RNC - Single - 2011
TAYLOR FERRERA - Vote with your Vagina - 2012
DAVID ROVICS - IRV - Who Would Jesus Bomb - 2003
BRIAN HUNT - The Redistricting Song - 2011
CRYS MATTHEWS - American History XIX - Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers – 2017

Racism:
JANE ROSS FALLON - Before the Fire - Songs on Purpose - 2016
MALVINA REYNOLDS - Battle of Maxton Field - Malvina Reynolds Sings the Truth - 1967
3 PENNY ACRE - Tulsa 1921 -Rag and Bone - 2013
BEN BEDFORD - Land of the Shadows - Land of the Shadows - 2009 Hopeful Sky Records
VINCENT CROSS - Michael Brown - Old Songs for Modern Folk - 2016

Environment/Pollution:
JANE ROSS FALLON - Sweet Poison - Songs on Purpose - 2016
SARA THOMSEN - Precious Water - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
MAGPIE - This Old Bay (Bob Zentz) - Living Planet - 1989 - Long Tail Records
DAN SCHATZ- Something in the Rain (Tish Hinojosa) - The Promise of the Sowing - 2015 Folk-Legacy Records
TOM NEILSON - Jacksonville - Dancin' Shoes - 1997

PTSD:
JANE ROSS FALLON - My Daughter - Songs on Purpose - 2016
DAVID ROVICS - When Johnny Comes Marching Home - Waiting for the Fall/A Retrospective
FREEBO - A Soldier at War - Before the Separation - 2005 Poppabo Music
LINDSAY MAC - His Dreams - Stop Thinking - 2008
JIM PAGE - Jim's Song - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017

Songs for the Spirit:
PAT HUMPHRIES - Never Turning Back - Same Rain - 1992 Moving Forward Music
JOE CROOKSTON - Out on the Run - Georgia I'm Here - 2014