Friday, February 9, 2018

Playlist for 1/31/18

Congrats to Taj and Keb' Mo for Grammy Best Contemporary Blues Album:
TAJ MAHAL & KEB' MO' – All Around the Word (Kevin R Moore/Chic Street Man) - TajMo - 2017
TAJ MAHAL & KEB' MO' - Om Sweet Om (Kevin R Moore/ohn Lewis Parker/Om Johari) - TajMo - 2017
TAJ MAHAL & KEB' MO' - Waiting on the World to Change (John Mayer) - TajMo – 2017

Results of War:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Dark Side of this Town - Ghost Light - 2018
RODNEY BROWN - Casualty of War - Until You Come Home - 2009 George Mann
HEATHER MALONEY - Involuntary - Make Me Break - 2015
PAUL SIMON - The Riverbank - Stranger to Stranger - 2016

Religion/Values:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Me and Jesus - Ghost Light - 2018
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Hands on You - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005 Riot Folk
DAVID ROVICS - Who Would Jesus Bomb - Songs for Mahmud - 2004
SCOTT COOK - If He Showed Up Now - Further Down the Line - 2017

Refugees:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Story of Abe - Ghost Light - 2018
DAVID ROVICS - Send Them Back - Letter to My Landlord - 2016
CHIP TAYLOR - Refugee Children - Little Brothers – 2016
BRUCE T. CARROLL - When Two Worlds Collide - Ruckus and Romance – 2016
BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN - Over the Divide - Echo in the Valley - 2017

Development/Cultural & Environmental Destruction:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - This Road - Ghost Light - 2018
TOM NEILSON - Four Lane Highways & Mobile Homes - Living on the Maximum Wage - 2003
TIM GRIMM - Sam's Song - The Back Fields - 2005
DAN SCHATZ- The Kind Land (Gordon Bok) - The Promise of the Sowing - 2015 Folk-Legacy Records
WINTERGREEN - I Once Was a Farmer - Old Songs and New - 2005

Stand Up Against Fascism:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Machine - Ghost Light - 2018
DAVID ROVICS - Today in Charlottesville - Single - 2017
CHUCK BRODSKY - Not A Single Shot - Tell Tale Heart - 2015

End of Life Celebration:
SI KAHN & the Looping Brothers - To Hear Doc Watson Play - Aragon Mill/The Bluegrass Sessions - 2013 Strictly Country Records
FREEBO - Standing Ovation - Something to Believe - 2011 Poppabo Music
JOHN McCUTCHEON - When My Fight for Life Is Over (Woody Guthrie/John McCutcheon) - Ghost Light - 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Playlist for 1/24/18

JOE SCARBOROUGH - Stand - Single - 2018

Trump:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Bible - Trolling for Dreams - 2017
GRANT PEEPLES - More for Us - Single - 2017
TIM GRIMM - Gonna Be Great - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
Up & Down Theatre - Make America Great Again - Single - 2016
RACHAEL SAGE - Tomorrow (Rachael Sage/James Mastro) - The Tide - 2017

Immigration:
CHIP TAYLOR & CARRIE RODRIGUEZ - Who's Gonna Build That Wall - Single - 2016
PHAT - There Be Monsters Here - Live - 2017
ROD MacDONALD - The Python Song - 3 New Songs 11-17 – 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Upon Our Shores - Single - 2015
SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK - Are We A Nation? - Border Songs - 2012 No More Deaths

Those Left Behind:
MARIA DUNN - You Can't Take That Away - The Peddler - 2008
PRICE SISTERS - Widow of the Mountain (Twangtown Paramours) - A Heart Never Knows - 2018
THE PIEDMONT MELODY MAKERS - Poor Little Orphaned Boy - Wonderful World Outside – 2016
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Come Home - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005
MICAH & MARK ATKINSON - A Miner's Wife - Land of Broken Angels - 2016

Black Lives Matter:
AUDREY & ORWELL - Rapture - Stairwells - 2011
VINCENT CROSS - Michael Brown - Old Songs for Modern Folk - 2016
PAUL SACHS - The Witness - Love Is Love – 2016
DAVID ROVICS – I Can't Breathe - The Other Side - 2015
BREE NEWSOME - Stay Strong - Single - 2014

Politics:
LYNNE TAYLOR - Grand Empire - When Lightning Strikes - 2014
LEONARD COHEN - The Future - The Future - 1992 Sony Music
JOHN COSTER - Walk So Proud - Lost Horizon - 2013
ROY ZIMMERMAN - Tea Party People - Real American - 2010
ALASTAIR MOOCK - Make It Great - Alastair Moock - 2017

Stand Up/Speak Out:
CRYS MATTHEWS – Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers - Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers – 2017
HEATHER MAE - Stand Up - I Am Enough - 2016
PHIL OCHS - When I'm Gone - Phil Ochs - In Concert - 1966 Elektra

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Playlist for 1/1018

HEATHER PIERSON – Take A Deep Breath and Smile – Singin' – 2017

Palestine/BDS:
DAVE LIPPMAN - Bricks from the Wall - Boycott & Divestment Songs, Vol. 1 - 2015
DAVE LIPPMAN - Boycott Call Is Comin' (Andrew Kadi) - Boycott & Divestment Songs, Vol. 1 – 2015
DAVE LIPPMAN - More Dead and Gaza Moans - Boycott & Divestment Songs, Vol. 1 - 2015
JOEL ZOSS - Oh, Jerusalem - Lila - 2016
DAVID ROVICS - Gaza- When I'm Elected President - 2014

lABOR:
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - Song About A Miner - Diamonds and Pearls - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Handful of Earth (The Worker's Song) (Ed Pickford) - Wayfaring Stranger - 2014
JOE JENCKS with Ysaye Barnwell and Tret Fure - Hands (Phil Ochs) - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017
RON POPE - Work - Work - 2017
SAM GLEAVES - Working Shoes - Ain't We Brothers - 2015

LGBTQ:
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - Annie - (Fred Small) - Diamonds and Pearls - 2017
SAM GLEAVES - Ain't We Brothers - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
CARRIE FERGUSON - Girls Like Me - Riding on the Back of the Wind - 2009
PAT HUMPHRIES - People Love - Hands - 2001 Appleseed
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER – Everything Possible (Fred Small) – Dancin' in the Kitchen – 2015 Community Music, Inc

Gun Control:
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - Not Another Gun (John Fisher/James Durst) - Diamonds and Pearls - 2017
LEON ROSSELSON - Child Killers - Harry's Gone Fishing - 2000 Gadfly
EFRAT - Bring Me Peace - The Silver Lining - 2015
ABBIE GARDNER - I Can't Believe - Wishes on a Neon Sign - 2018
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Forgive Us - This Fire - Politics, Love and Other Small Miracles - 2007 Appalsongs

Martin Luther King:
BROTHER SUN - In the Name of Love (Greg Greenway) - Some Part of the Truth - 2013
ERIC BALKEY - Atticus Taught Me - 2012 Single
GEOFF BARTLEY - Litany for January 15 (Chip Quinn) - Mercy for the Dispossessed - 2012
JANET BATES - Martin - For All of His Wealth - 2007
LARA HERSCOVITCH - Let Us Begin - Four Wise Monkeys - 2012

Speak Out:
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - When I Sing My Song- Diamonds and Pearls - 2017
JOHN O'CONNOR - Waiting - Rare Songs - 2018
BEV GRANT - National Anthem: Arise! Arise! (Jean Rohe) - It's Personal - 2017

Playlist for 1/3/18

Happy New Year:
THE COPPER PONIES & JOE CROOKSTON - It's A New Year Now - Happy Holidays, Vol. 7 - 2012 Hudson Harding Music
PAT HUMPHRIES - Another New Year - Hands - 2001 Appleseed Recordings
FRED ARCOLEO with Amy Soucy - New Year's - Hudson Harding Sampler, Vol. 7 - 2012

Prejudice:
HEATHER MAE - Stand Up - I Am Enough - 2016
PAT HUMPHRIES - I'll Be There - Hands - 2001 Appleseed
CHIP TAYLOR & CARRIE RODRIGUEZ - Who's Gonna Build That Wall - Single - 2016
WINDBORNE- The Diggers' Song (Words: Gerrard Winstanley) - Song on the Times - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Just Humans - Single - 2017

Refugees:
BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN - Over the Divide - Echo in the Valley - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Denmark, 1943 - The Other Side - 2015
THE RESONANT ROGUES - Can't Come In - Hands in the Dirt – 2017
MIKE VIAL - Girl on the Mountain, Boy on the Beach - A World That's Bigger - 2016
THREE ALTOS - Would You Harbor Me (Ysaye Barnwell) - Comaradas - 2005 Sara Thomsen, Paula Pedersen, Amy Bernstein


Coal Mining:
WINDBORNE - I Can Hew (Davey Dodds)- Lay Around that Shack - 2015
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Pennsylvania Miner - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005
ANNE FEENEY - School Days End (Ewan MacColl) - Enchanted Way - 2010
PAT LAMANNA - Los Mineros de Chile - Do I Know My Song Well Enough to Start Singing Yet? - 2012
BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN - Come All You Coal Miners - Echo in the Valley – 2017
WINDBORNE - Greenland Fisheries - Lay Around that Shack - 2015
EAGLE McCALL - The Bonnie Ship, The Diamond - Song of the Seas - 2012 Michael E. Bryant
RUNA - Farewell to Tarwathie - Live -2016
MAGPIE - Song of the Whales - Living Planet - 1989 Long Tail Records

Whaling:
BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN - Don't Let It Bring You Down - Echo in the Valley – 2017
LARA HERSCOVITCH - Four Wise Monkeys - Four Wise Monkeys – 2012
MARA LEVINE - You Reap What You Sow (Susan B Shann) - 2017
CRYS MATTHEWS – Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers - Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers – 2017
HEATHER PIERSON - Righteous Song - Singin' - 2017

Conscience/Keepin' On:

BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN - If I Could Talk to a Younger Me - Echo in the Valley - 2017
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN – Tree of Life - If All the Land Would Rise – 2005
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY – Gracias a la Vida (Violeta Parra) – Diamonds and Pearls – 2017

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Playlist for 12/20/17 and 12/27/17

Income Disparity:
WINDBORNE- Song on the Times - Song on the Times - 2017
WINDBORNE- Song of the Lower Classes (Ernest Jones/Ian Robb) - Song on the Times - 2017
JANET BATES - Let the Rich Man Pay for a Change - The Little Spinner – 2009
CLINT ALPHIN - Blessed Are the Rich - Post Modern Man - 2015
ROY ZIMMERMAN - Buddy, Can You Spare a Trillion Dollars? - Real American - 2010
THE STRAY BIRDS - Hands of Man - Magic Fire - 2016

Justice/Equality:
ROY ZIMMERMAN - Someday (We Shall Overcome) - The Faucet's on Fire! - 2015
BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE - Sing Our Own Song (UB40/Sainte-Marie) - Power in the Blood - 2015 Gypsy Boy Music
JON FROMER - If You're Looking for Freedom - Looking for Freedom - 2015 PM Press
JOHN SHELDON - The Same Water - Single
JOE JENCKS - Let Me Sing You A Song - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017

Holidays:
SULTANS OF STRING with Sweet Honey in the Rock – Celebrate the Holydays - Christmas Caravan - 2017
SULTANS OF STRING with Richard Bona & Waleed Abdulhamid - Sing for Kwanzaa - Christmas Caravan – 2017

Hanukkah:
ANDINA & RICH - Season of Hope - Merry Humbug! - 2014 DulciYodel Music
RACHEL SAGE - Tchatchles & Latkes - Joy! - 2017
EMILY KURN - Light the Lamp (A Song for Hanukkah) - Just One Angel, V. 2.0 - 2013
SARA THOMSEN - Hanerot Halalu - Winter Wanderings - 2012

Christmas:
MARY GAUTHIER - Christmas in Paradise - Alternate Root Holiday Sampler, Part 1 - 2013
SOFIA TALVIK - Cold Cold Feet - When Winter Comes - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Christmas in a Tent - The Other Side - 2015
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Christmas in the Trenches - Water from Another Time - 1989 Rounder Records

Winter Solstice:
THE EARLY MAYS - Narrows of the Year - Chase the Sun - 2017
GATHERING TIME – A Light in the Darkness – Keepsake – 2015
JOE JENCKS - The Longest Night of the Year - Happy Holidays! Vol. 10 - 2015 - Hudson Harding Music
MARA LEVINE - Raise the Dead of Wintertime (Allan Rankin) - Mara's Gems – 2008
SOFIA TALVIK – When Winter Comes - When Winter Comes -2017

Happy New Year:
ROBIN GREENSTEIN - Happy New Year - Tears and Laughter -2016
THE PAPERBOYS - Better Than the Last - At Peace with One's Ghosts - 2015
PUTNAM SMITH – It's the Year I Disappoint My Friends – 99 Desires – 2016
KATE TAYLOR – Auld Lang Syne – Happy Holiday! Vol. 10 – 2015

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Playlist for 12/13/17

JIM SHARKEY - The Campaign Song - Sweet Anne's Road - 2015

Immigration:
JIM SHARKEY - All the Way from Home - Misty Morning Rain - 2017
HEALY & JURAVICH - The Sky Road- Tangled in Our Dreams - 2006 Finnegan Music
JOE JENCKS - On Eireann's Shore - Links in A Chain - 2009
LEE MURDOCK - Kilkelly - What About the Water - 2014
THE BURNS SISTERS - Clare to Here - Looking Back - 2015 Sisters Music

War/St. Patrick's Brigade:
JIM SHARKEY - A Man Without A Country - Sweet Anne's Road - 2015
THE CHIEFTAINS with RY COODER - The Sands of Mexico - San Patricio - 2010
DAVID ROVICS - St. Patrick's Battalion - Troubador/People's History in Song - 2010
TOM NEILSON - The Ballad of Mikey Wilcher - Fools No More - 2006

War/Afghanistan/Iraq
JIM SHARKEY - Sweet Anne's Road - Sweet Anne's Road - 2015
JON BROOKS - Tajik Boy - Ours and the Shepherds - 2007
TONY DeSANTIS - Falllujah - Across the Border - 2008 Bright Sky, Ltd.
AMY MARTIN - Home Uninjured - Bind Me to Free - 2006
DAVID ROVICS - Comets of Kandahar - Everything Can Change -2013

Genocide:
JIM SHARKEY - The Plight of the Yazidis - Misty Morning Rain - 2017
DAVID FERRARD - Wild Flowers - Journeyman - 2011 Alter Road Records
SARA THOMSEN - Halabja - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
DAVID ROVICS - Gaza- When I'm Elected President - 2014

Environment/Forests:

JIM PAGE - Butterfly Wings - Gettin' Squeezed - 1999
SHARON ABREU - Mary & Julia - A New Bottom Line - 2014

Community:
JIM SHARKEY - The Bar on the Square - Misty Morning Rain - 2017
RACHAEL SAGE – Hanukkah in the Village – Joy – 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

Playlist for 12/6/17

SOFIA TALVIK - When Winter Comes - When Winter Comes - 2017

Politics/Republicans:
IAN ROBB - They're Taking It Away - From Different Angels – 1994
DAVE LIPPMAN - Moral Mondays - Food, Clothing & Glaciers - 2010
BRIAN HUNT - The Redistricting Song – 2011
ROD MacDONALD - Young Republicans in Love - Later That Night - 2014
ROY ZIMMERMAN - End of the Ship - Real American - 2010

Trump:
NOEL PAUL STOOKEY - Impeachable- 4 Song Preview - 2017
ROD MacDONALD - Fake News - 3 New Songs 11-17
TIM GRIMM - Gonna Be Great - A Stranger in This Time – 2017
DAVID ROVICS - God's Gift to the Caliphate - Letter to My Landlord - 2016
CHARLIE KING & KAREN BRANDOW - King of the Whole Wide World - Higher Ground - 2008

Nuclear Weapons:
MALVINA REYNOLDS - What Have They Done to the Rain? - Ear to the Ground - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
TOM NEILSON - Heroes of the Cold War - Biomess - 2010
DAVID ROVICS - Hiroshima - Return - 2003
SIMON & GARFUNKEL - The Sun Is Burning - Wednesday Morning, 3 AM - 1964 Columbia Records
SARA THOMSEN - Keeping the Peace - By Breath - 2003

Stand Together:
NOEL PAUL STOOKEY - I Will Stand (Work Together) - 4 Song Preview - 2017
RACHAEL SAGE - Tomorrow (Rachael Sage/James Mastro) - The Tide – 2017
CHARLIE KING - Spoon of Sand - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017
ASHLEY STORROW - Wild Wind - The Bear and the Bird – 2016
CRYS MATTHEWS – Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers - Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers – 2017

Holiday Songs:
RACHEL SAGE - Joy to the World (Lyrics by Isaac Watts) - Joy! 2017
RACHEL SAGE - Tchatchles & Latkes - Joy! - 2017
RYANHOOD - What Is Christmas? - On Christmas - 2017
ROD MacDONALD - Black Friday - 3 New Songs 11-17

Family Concert at Mt Toby 12/9:
TWO OF A KIND - We're All In This Together - We're All In This Together - 2016 Magillacutty Music
TWO OF A KIND - I'll Be There for You - We're All In This Together - 2016 Magillacutty Music
ANNIE PATTERSON - O Had I a Golden Thread (Pete Seeger) - Mountain Side – 2011
ANNIE PATTERSON & PETER BLOOD - The Tide Is Rising (Shoshana Meira Friedman /Yotam Schachter) - Single – 2015