Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Playlist for 7/10/19

MARA LEVINE - Summertime (George & Ira Gershwin, Heyward DuBose) - Jewels and Harmony - 2013

Labor Strikes:
PADDY MILLS - Bay View Massacre - Race to the Bottom - 2014 Our Hometown Music
BEV GRANT - The Women Are Coming - Single - 2003
ARLO GUTHRIE with the Dillards - Ludlow Massacre (Woody Guthrie) - Thirty-two Cents - 2008 Rising Son Records
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Casey Jones (Joe Hill) - Joe Hill's Last Will - 2015 Appalsongs
LOUISE MOSRIE - Battle of Blair Mountain (Louise Mosrie/Mike Richardson) - Home - 2010 Zoe Cat Music

Immigration/Mexican border:
TED WARMBRAND - Who's the Criminal? - Border Songs - 2012 No More Deaths
JOEL RAPHAEL - America Come Home - America Come Home -2012 Inside Recordings
CRABTREE & MILLS - Across the Borderline - Flight of Fancy - 2006 Free & Easy Music
DAN FRECHETTE & LAUREL THOMSEN - The Mist of Down Below - New Disguise - 2015
SAM BAKER - Migrants - Say Grace - 2013

Draft resistance:
BEV GRANT & The Dissident Daughters - Emma Goldman (Jolie Rickman) - Cheeky Woman - 2006
PHILOCHS - Draft Dodger Rag - I Ain't Marching Anymore - 1965 Elektra
ANNE FEENEY - Arthur McBride - Enchanted Way - 2010
JANET BATES - Prisoner of Conscience - Another Child - 2006
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Not My War - RPM - 2011 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

Sexual abuse:
SARAH PIRTLE - A Million Flowers - Everyday Bravery - 2006 Discovery Center Music
SUSAN TONEY - Strange Child - Strange Child - 2007 Strange Child Records
REBECCA FOLSOM - For Crying Out Loud - Extraordinary Days - 2016
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - I Believe Her - I Believe Her - Single - 2018
LOUISE MOSRIE - Lay It Down - Lay It Down - 2014 Zoe Cat Music

Palestine:
DAVID ROVICS - Gaza- When I'm Elected President - 2014
BILL HOOD - Reaching Out to You - Single - 2012 gazaark.org
DAVE LIPPMAN - Gaza's Ark - Boycott & Divestment Songs, Vol. 1 - 2015
SCOTT MacFARLANE, DAVIDSON, COBAIN - Ship of Hope - 2012 gazaark.org
THREE LITTLE BIRDS - Apartheid - Three Little Birds - 2012

Roger Conant, Presente:
STEVE & KRISTI NEBEL - Wayfaring Stranger - Windows - 2019 Icebird Records
LOUISE MOSRIE - Land of the Living - Lay It Down - 2014 Zoe Cat Music

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Playlist for 7/3/19

4th of July:
JOSH JOFFEN - Liberty's Song - Postcard from Antigua - 2010
BLUE O'CONNELL - American Song - Single -1990
LOIS MORTON - Red White and Blues - As I See It - 2008
MICHAEL VEITCH - Happy Fourth of July - Wake up Call - 2017

Stand Up/Values:
MARION HALLIDAY - Good Things Will Come - Rings Around Saturn - 2019
STEVE & KRISTI NEBEL - When You Come to the End of Your Day - Windows - 2019 Icebird Records
TIM GRIMM - Sowin on the Mountain - Heart Land Again - 2019
ASHLEY STORROW - Wild Wind - The Bear and the Bird - 2016
PHIL OCHS - When I'm Gone - Phil Ochs - In Concert - 1966 Elektra

Climate Change:
STEVE & KRISTI NEBEL - California - Windows - 2019 Icebird Records
GUY FORSYTH & JESKA BAILEY - Concrete - Conspirators - 2019 Small & Nimble Records
NORMAN BLAKE - The Truth Will Stand (When This World's on Fire) - Brushwood Songs & Stories - 2017
JANET BATES - Save Our Souls - The Little Spinner - 2009
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Come Winter - 2013

Refugees:
STEVE & KRISTI NEBEL - Refugees - Windows - 2019 Icebird Records
DAVID ROVICS - Upon Our Shores - Single - 2015
ZOE MULFORD - Answer the Knock at the Door - Small Brown Birds - 2017
LUCY KAPLANSKY/RICHARD SHINDELL/ DAR WILLIAMS - Cathedrals: Cry Cry Cry (Jump Little Children) - Single - 2018
DAVID ROTH - Home of the Brave (David Roth/Karen Drucker/JD Martin) - Last Day on This Earth - 2017 May the Light Music

Addiction:
MARION HALLIDAY - Still Burning - Rings Around Saturn – 2019
ERIC GERBER - The Law and the Lonesome (Jonathan Byrd/Corin Raymond) - Three - 2017
CHICAGO FARMER - Rocco N' Susie - Midwest Side Stories - 2016
LULA WILES - Morphine - What Will We Do - 2019 Smithsonian Folkways
ELLEN BUKSTEL - Who's the Pusher Now? - Single – 2012

Change
MARION HALLIDAY - We Are the Change - Rings Around Saturn - 2019
STEVE & KRISTI NEBEL - Dark Days - Windows - 2019 Icebird Records
TIM GRIMM - Better Days - Heart Land Again - 2019

Playlist for 6/19/19

THE STEEL WHEELS - Until the Summer Comes - No More Rain - 2013

Capital Punishment:
DAVID ROVICS - The Ghost of Ethel Rosenberg - Punk Baroque - 2017
https://davidrovics.bandcamp.com/track/the-ghost-of-ethel-rosenberg
ANNE HILLS - Iron Lady - The Songs of Phil Ochs - 1995 Sliced Bread Records
CHARLIE KING - Two Good Arms - Two Good Arms - 1992 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Dead Man Walking - Mightier Than the Sword - 2005 Appalsongs

Police Brutality:
DAVID ROVICS - Watch Out for the Cops - Meanwile in Afghanistan - 2013
THE CONTENDERS - Something True - Laughing with the Reckless – 2017
ROY ZIMMERMAN - DWB - The Faucet's on Fire! - 2015
PATTY GRIFFIN - The Wheel - Patty Griffin – 2019
AUDREY & ORWELL - Rapture - Stairwells – 2011

War:
DAVID ROVICS - From Kabul to Khartoum - Living in These Times - 2001
THE PRINCE MYSHKINS - Ministry of Oil - Total Myshkin Awareness
ANDREW ALLING - Hookah - Unladen - 2017
JAN GILLIES - The Indianapolis - Change is Coming - 2013
HOLLY NEAR - In the Shadow of War - Peace Becomes You - 2012

Politics:
SI KAHN and The Looping Brothers -Going Going Gone - It's A Dog's Life - 2019
ZOE SPEAKS - There's A Hole Where Your Soul's Supposed to Be - Wings - 2018
NORMAN BLAKE - The Truth Will Stand (When This World's on Fire) - Brushwood Songs & Stories - 2017
ROY ZIMMERMAN - Drain the Swamp - Rize Up - 2018

Hazards of Labor:
SI KAHN and The Looping Brothers - Rats in a Maze - It's A Dog's Life - 2019
DAN SCHATZ- Something in the Rain (Tish Hinojosa) - The Promise of the Sowing - 2015 Folk-Legacy Records
MARIA DUNN - Blue Lung - Piece By Piece - 2012
BEV GRANT - Ballad of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire (Ruth Rubin) - We Were There! - 2002

Poverty/Homelessness:
SI KAHN and The Looping Brothers - Baltimore Blues - It's A Dog's Life - 2019
KAIA KATER - Paradise Fell - Nine Pin - 2016
LULA WILES - What Will We Do - What Will We Do - 2019 Smithsonian Folkways

SI KAHN and The Looping Brothers - 44 Years - It's A Dog's Life - 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Playlist for 6/12/19

MOUTHS OF BABES - Spring - Brighter in the Dark - 2017

Revolution:
DEAN STEVENS - International (Jim Infantino) - Arise! - 2019
JOHN COSTER - Millenium Drum - Lost Horizon - 2013
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Declaration of War - If All the Land Would Rise – 2005
DAVID ROVICS - Behind the Barricades - Waiting for the Fall - 2009
DEAN STEVENS - When the Revolution Comes (Ed White) - Arise! - 2019

Immigration/Refugees:
DAVID ROVICS – I Was A Stranger – Single – 2019
KEB' MO' - This Is My Home - Oklahoma - 2019
TOM NEILSON - Woman of Sumpul River (Claribel Alegria/Tom Neilson) - In A Public Place - 1991
MIKE VIAL - Girl on the Mountain, Boy on the Beach - A World That's Bigger - 2016
DAVID CROSBY - Look in their Eyes - Lighthouse - 2016

Walls:
DEAN STEVENS - Why Do We Build the Wall (Anais Mitchell) - Arise! - 2019
JACKSON BROWNE - Walls and Doors - Standing in the Breach - 2014 Inside Recordings
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Promised Land - Parts & Labor - 2014
CHARLIE KING - There Is A Wall - So Far...So Good - 2013
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Shadow of the Wall - Revolution Now - 2017

Environment:
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Let's Go Swimming - RPM - 2011 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
DEAN STEVENS – Pledge Allegiance to the Earth (Jay Mankita) - Arise! - 2019
DAVE LIPPMAN - We Shall Not Be De-Climatized - You Don't Own the World - 2016
DAVID ROVICS - Text Messages of the Apocalypse - Single 2017
DEAN STEVENS - Answer the Call (Deborah Silverstein) - Arise! - 2019

Peace:
TOMMY SANDS - A Quiet Man (Ballad of John Hume) - Arising from the Troubles - 2013
ELLEN BUKSTEL - Tikkun Olam - Repair the World - Daddy's Little Girl - 2008
GARY BLANCHARD - Bread Not Bombs - Singing for Peace - 2012
SI KAHN - Peace Will Rise - Courage - 2010 Strictly Country Records
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Peace, Salaam, Shalom - One - 2004 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

Father's Day:
ELLEN BUKSTEL – Daddy's Little Girl - Repair the World - Daddy's Little Girl – 2008

Songs for the Spirit:
DEB & DAVE COWAN - A Dram for the Singer - A Dram for the Singer - 1997
BEV GRANT & The Dissident Daughters - Emma Goldman (Jolie Rickman) - Cheeky Woman - 2006

Friday, May 31, 2019

Playlist for 5/29/19

Memorial Day:
WINDBORNE- Where Have All the Flowers Gone? (Pete Seeger) - Song on the Times - 2017
CRAIG WERTH - Canvas of War - Ten Miles Out - 2011
DAVID ROVICS - Four Blank Slates - Waiting for the Fall/A Retrospective
SAM BAKER - Boxes - Pretty World – 2007
PAUL SACHS - Every Mother's Son - Love Is Love - 2016
BOB BRADSHAW - Remember Me - Home - 2013 Fluke Records

Water/Standing Rock:
JOHN SHELDON - The Same Water - Single
JOEL RAFAEL – Strong (Joel Rafael/Jason Mraz/Michael Natter) - Rose Avenue - 2019 Inside Recordings
SARA THOMSEN - Precious Water - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
LUCY BILLINGS - Carry the Water - Carry the Water - 2014
DAVID ROTH – Is It Too Much to Ask (David Roth/Anne Hills) – Last Day on this Earth – 2018 May the Light Music

Refugees:
SAM BAKER - Migrants - Say Grace – 2013
LOW TIDE DRIFTERS - A Prayer for Josselline - New Hard Time Blues - 2011
PHAT - There Be Monsters Here - Live - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - My Great Grandparents Were Refugees - Single – 2018
JOEL RAFAEL - Secrets of the Heart - Rose Avenue - 2019 Inside Recordings

Racism/Lynchings:
JOEL RAFAEL - Glory Bound - Rose Avenue - 2019 Inside Recordings
BEN BEDFORD - Land of the Shadows - Land of the Shadows - 2009 Hopeful Sky Records
PAMELA MEANS - Strange Fruit (Lewis Allan) - Single Bullet Theory - 2003 WIRL Records
VINCENT CROSS - Michael Brown - Old Songs for Modern Folk - 2016
KAIA KATER - Rising Down - Nine Pin - 2016

Oneness:
JOEL RAFAEL - Under Our Skin (Joel Rafael/Jason Mraz) - Rose Avenue - 2019 Inside Recordings
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - I Am You (Anne Hills & Michael Smith) - Rhubarb Trees - 2011
BLACK EYED PEAS - One Tribe - The End - 2009
ROY ZIMMERMAN - Rift Valley Drifters (Roy Zimmerman/Melanie Harby) - Real American - 2010
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Swimming to the Other Side - Roots, Rock & Revolution - 2006 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

Peace:
HEALY & JURAVICH - Song for Peace - Tangled in Our Dreams - 2006 Finnegan Music
TAJ MAHAL & KEB' MO' - All Around the World (Kevin R Moore/Chic Street Man) - TajMo - 2017

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Playlist for 5/15/19

Palestine:
MASAKHABIBI - Palestine Song فلسطين أغنية - Single - 2010
DAVID ROVICS - The Key (The Naqba) - Return - 2003
DAVID ROVICS - I Wanna Go Home - Behind the Baricade: The Best of David Rovics 2003
JOEL ZOSS - Oh, Jerusalem - Lila – 2016
PINK FLOYD - We Shall Overcome (Song for Gaza) - Single – 2010

Hunger Strike/Francis Hughes died 5/12/1981:
DAVID ROVICS - Up the Provos (Song for Francis Hughes) - Troubador/People's History in Song – 2010
MARY COURTNEY - The Seeds of Freedom (Tommy Sands) - Sceil Eile (Another Story) - 2003 Completely Stone Mad Music
LARRY KIRWAN - Bobby Sands MP - youtube.com
DAVID ROVICS - Song for Pelican Bay - Spies Are Reading My Blog - 2013

Income Disparity:
THE RESONANT ROGUES - Watching Those Wheels Roll - Autumn of the World - 2019
LUCY BILLINGS - State of Blind - Carry the Water – 2014
TERRY KITCHEN - Ninety-nine - That's How It Used to Be - 2004 Urban Campfire
BYRD & STREET - Workin' Man - This Much Is True - 2017
WINDBORNE- Song on the Times - Song on the Times – 2017

Poverty/Hunger:
MARIA DUNN - We Were Good People - We Were Good People - 2004
JOE JENCKS - Who Will Speak for Me (Si Kahn) - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Ask Any Farmer - What It's Like - 1990 Rounder Records
SUE MASSEK - Dreadful Memories (Sarah Ogan Gunning) - Precious Memories - 2015 Strictly Country Records
MARIA DUNN - Shoes of A Man - From Where I Stand - 2000

Trump:

EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Trumpty Dumpty (That's An Emergency) - Single - 2019
Up & Down Theatre - Make America Great Again - Single - 2016
JOEL MABUS - A Special Kind of Hell - Time & Truth - 2019
HOUSE OF HAMMIL - Snake Oil - March Though Storms - 2018
BRUCE T. CARROLL - Fox in the Henhouse - Finding You - 2018

Prison Camps:
MARIA DUNN - In the Shadow of the Rockies/As I Walk through Canada - We Were Good People - 2004
JOHN ROBERTS & DEBRA COWAN - Anderson's Coast - Ballads Long and Short - 2015 Golden Hind Music

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Playlist for 5/8/19

Indigenous People:
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
NANCY SCHIMMEL - 1492 - Sun, Sun Shine - 1991
RHIANON GIDDENS - The Vanishing Race - (Johnny Horton) - Look Again to the Wind/Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited - 2014 Sony Music
DAVID ROVICS - Song for Big Mountain - Live At Club Passim - 2000
MARIA DUNN - Little One - Gathering - 2016
BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE - Sing Our Own Song (UB40/Sainte-Marie) - Power in the Blood - 2015 Gypsy Boy Music

Kent State Massacre 5/4/1970
MAGPIE - Kent - Give Light - 1999 Sliced Bread Records
DAVID ROVICS - Dead - All the News That's Fit to Sing - 2014
PAMELA MEANS - Two Halves - Single Bullet Theory - 2003
THE CONTENDERS - Something True - Laughing with the Reckless – 2017
RED TAIL WING - Gibson Town - Fall Away Blues - 2016

Racism/Hate:
ORDINARY ELEPHANT - Scars We Keep - Honest - 2019
THE DASHBOARD HULA GIRLS - 54 Miles - Savoir Faire to Spare - 2018
CHUCK BRODSKY - Couldn't Do What Daddy Done - Them and Us - 2018
MICHAEL FRANTI & Spearhead - Stay Human - Stay Human, Vol. II - 2019 Boo Boo Wax

Viet Nam Vets:
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - Born in the USA - Born in the USA - 1984
ORDINARY ELEPHANT - The War - Honest - 2019
ARLON BENNETT - Bandana Man - Summer's Voice - 2007 Red Sea Records
DAVID ROVICS - When Johnny Comes Marching Home - Waiting for the Fall/A Retrospective
RAMBLIN' JACK ELLIOTT & NELL ROBINSON - Drive On (Johnny Cash)- The Rose of No-Man's Land - 2014

Classism:
ORDINARY ELEPHANT - Jenny & James - Honest - 2019
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Sharecropper's Son - Trolling for Dreams - 2017
MAGPIE - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino - The Banks Are Made of Marble (Les Rice) - When We Stand Together - 2017
WOODY GUTHRIE - Pastures of Plenty - Selections from Woody at 100 - 2012 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Guns/School shootings
ANDY & JUDY - Another Senseless Tragedy - Reflections - 2018
ORDINARY ELEPHANT - If I Am Being Honest - Honest - 2019
REGGIE HARRIS - Love Guides the Wounded Heart - Ready to Go - 2018 Reggie Harris Music
DIANE PATTERSON - Shape of Your Sorrow - Open Road - 2018
EFRAT - Bring Me Peace - The Silver Lining - 2015