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

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Playlist for 8/1/18

RACHEL SAGE - Alive - Myopia - 2018

Change:
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Change - RPM - 2011 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
GREG GREENWAY - The Good Man - 20,000 Versions of the Sun - 2016
JAN GILLIES- Change is Coming - Change is Coming - 2013
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - A Spider's Web/Tomorrow Is A Highway (Pete Seeger/Lee Hays/E.B. White) - Diamonds and Pearls - 2017
TAJ MAHAL & KEB' MO' - Waiting on the World to Change (John Mayer) - TajMo - 2017

Environmental destruction:
ZOE SPEAKS - The Earth Has Had Enough - Wings - 2018
ERIC ANDERSEN - Darkness - Mingle with the Universe: The Worlds of Lord Byron - 2017
JOHN COSTER - Last Stand on the Land - Lost Horizon - 2013
NORMAN BLAKE - How the Weary World Wears Away - Brushwood Songs & Stories - 2017
JOHN PRINE - The Lonesome Friends of Science - The Tree Forgiveness - 2018 Cowboy Records

Persist in Hard Times:
ZOE SPEAKS - One Foot - Wings - 2018
HEATHER PIERSON - The Hard Work of Living - The Hard Work of Living - 2013 Sacred Vessel Recordings
HAPPY TRAUM - High Muddy Water (John Herald) - Just for the Love of It - 2015 Lark's Nest Music
BROTHER SUN – Mary Don't You Weep and Moan – Weights & Wings – 2016
BETH DeSOMBRE - Dandelion Wine - I Was Here – 2016

Victims and Survivors:
ZOE SPEAKS - Bluebird - Wings - 2018
DAVE FRY - Louise (Paul Siebel) - Troubadour - 2018
RACHEL SAGE - Daylight - Myopia - 2018
LOUISE MOSRIE - Lay It Down - Lay It Down - 2014 Zoe Cat Music
PETER ALSOP - When the Women Say No - Disciples of Perfection - 2010 Moose School Prods.

Political hypocrisy/Corruption/Patriarchy:
ZOE SPEAKS - There's A Hole Where Your Soul's Supposed to Be - Wings - 2018
DAVID ROVICS – Someone's Got Their Ear – Into A Prism – 2013
ROY ZIMMERMAN - The Big Republican Tent - Single - 2015
DAVE LIPPMAN - Moral Mondays - Food, Clothing & Glaciers - 2010
HARPETH RISING - 535 (Are You Even Alive?) - Against All Tides - 2017

Songs for the Spirit:
FINK*MARXER*GLEAVES - Shout and Shine - Shout and Shine - 2018
DAVE FRY - We Are Welcolmed to This World (Sally Rogers) - Troubadour – 2018
EMMA'S REVOLUTION – Better Days - RPM - 2011 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
LOUISE MOSRIE – Singing My Heart Out - Lay It Down - 2014 Zoe Cat Music
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY – When I Sing My Song - Diamonds and Pearls – 2017
SARA THOMSEN - Contemplation Chant - Winter Wanderings - 2012

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Playlist for 7/25/18

DENNIS CARAHER - The Kingdom of Summer - The Kingdom of Summer - 2016 

Stand up/Speak out:
ZOE SPEAKS - Drop in the Bucket - Drop in the Bucket - 2008 
JOHN FLYNN - Put Your Freedom Where Your Mouth Is - Two Wolves - 2006 
THE LUCKY SISTERS - These Hands (Dave Gunning) - So Lucky - 2015 Patio Records 
3HATTRIO - Get Up Stand Up - Solitaire - 2016 
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Big, Big World - Simplicity - 2002 

White supremacy:
DAVID ROVICS - Breivik - Meanwhile in Afghanistan - 2013 
HARPETH RISING - Love Child - Against All Tides - 2017 
GRANT PEEPLES - Pitchforks and Torches - Settling Scores Vol. II - 2018 
ROD MacDONALD - Joe Public - Later That Night - 2014 
ANI DiFRANCO - Take Down Your Flag - (Peter Mulvey) – 2015 

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

Disposable Society:
ROB SIEGEL - Watchmaker - A Landscape of Ghosts - 2018 
ESTHER GOLTON - What Can I Say - Stay Warm - 2013 
JEFFERSON PEPPER - Disposable Me, Disposable You - American Evolution - 2008 American Fallout Records 

Aging:
PETE SEEGER & LORRE WYATT - Old Apples - A More Perfect Union - 2012 Appleseed Recordings 
HIGHWAYMEN - Desperados Waiting for a Train (Guy Clark) - Nassau Coliseum concert - 1990 
THE BLACK FEATHERS - Winter Moves In - Soaked to the Bone - 2016 
CONNOR GARVEY - Real Old - Meteors and Beating Hearts - 2014 

Environmental Threats:
ROY ZIMMERMAN - The Faucet's on Fire! - The Faucet's on Fire! - 2015 
WOOL & GRANT - Last Man on the Mountain - Wool & Grant - 2013 
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Black Sea - Stand Up! - 2004 Appalseed Productions 
SCOTT COOK - Alberta, You're Breaking My Heart (Scott Cook/Benjamin Caldwell) - Further Down the Line - 2017 
CRABTREE & MILLS - Waterfalls - Rise Above - 2011 Free & Easy Music 

SAM GLEAVES & TYLER HUGHES - Mister Rabbit - 2017

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Playlist for 7/18/18

ALICE HOWE - Tiger Lily - Tiger Lily EP – 2014

Nelson Mandela's 100th Birthday:
LARRY MURANTE - Nelson - Patch of Sky - 2016
GREG ENGLE - Nelson - Take It Personally - 2009 Ambo Records
MARY COURTNEY - Mandela - Sceil Eile (Another Story) - 2003 Completely Stone Mad Music
DOLORES KEANE - Lion in a Cage (John Faulkner) - Lion in a Cage - 1989
SHARON KATZ & The Peace Train - Mandela - Imbizo - 2202 Appleseed Recordings

Black live matter/Eric Garner killed 7/17/14:
DAVID ROVICS – I Can't Breathe - The Other Side - 2015
LINDA SUSSMAN - The Change - Every Road - 2018
ELLEN BUKSTEL - By My Silence (Ellen Bukstel/Nick Annis) - Daddy's Little Girl - 2008
CRYS MATTHEWS – We Must Be Free - Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers – 2017

Drugs/Big Pharma:
ELLEN BUKSTEL - Who's the Pusher Now? - Single - 2012
BILLY MITCHELL - Prescription Drugs - Detour - 2011
LINQ - Addicted to Drugs - Rx and the Side Effects - 2009 Linq Music
JULIE SNOW - The Pink One - No Ordinary Love - 2016
EVAN GREER - Adderall Song - Never Surrender - 2009 Riot Folk

Immigration:
GLORIA ATTOUN - America - Single - 2018
COSY SHERIDAN & CHARLIE KOCH - My Fence & My Neighbor - My Fence & My Neighbor - 2018
WYATT EASTERLING - An American Dream - Acoustic Rainbow Sampler Vol 47 - 2017
PHAT - There Be Monsters Here - Live - 2017
MARIA DUNN - Immigrant Dream - Piece By Piece – 2012

Corporate farming:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Ask Any Farmer - What It's Like - 1990 Rounder Records
JACKIE MORRIS - Factory Farm - Can't Fix Crazy - 2014 Button Box
RANCHERS FOR PEACE - Corporate Farm - Not Alone - 2013 Vigitant Records
BEN & ELLEN HARPER - Farmer's Daughter - Childhood Home - 2014

Songs for the Spirit:
ELIZA GILKYSON - Secularia - Secularia - 2018
THE LUCKY SISTERS - Grateful (David Francey) - So Lucky - 2015 Patio Records
TWO OF A KIND - One Foot/Lead with Love (Melanie DeMore) - Lead With Love – 2018

Playlist for 7/11/18

ARI & MIA - Turn Me Round - Land on Shore - 2013

Politics/Trump:
DON CARON & LINDA GOWER - Confounds the Science (Caron/Gower/McCartney) - Single - 2018
BRUCE T. CARROLL - Fox in the Henhouse - Finding You - 2018
DAVID ROVICS - 1933 - Single - 2018
CHARLIE KING & KAREN BRANDOW - King of the Whole Wide World (Dave Gordon) - Higher Ground - 2008
ALASTAIR MOOCK - Make It Great - Alastair Moock - 2017

Politics/Immigration:
BRUCE T. CARROLL - I Will Never Leave - Finding You - 2018
DON CARON - The Battle of the Wall - Single - 2018 The Parody Project
DAVID ROVICS - ICE - Single - 2018
ROD MacDONALD - The Python Song - 3 New Songs 11-17 - 2017
GRANT PEEPLES - More for Us, Less for Them - Settling Scores Vol. II - 2018

Politics/Intolerance:
CHUCK BRODSKY - Them and Us - Them and Us - 2018
CHARLIE KING - Why Don't You Move to Russia? - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017
CRAIG WERTH - My Way or the Highway - The Spokes Man – 2010
MICHAEL G. RONSTADT - Promised Land -Bridging the Gap – 2010
JANIS IAN - Danger Danger - Folk Is the New Black - 2006

Racism/White supremacy:
CHUCK BRODSKY - Couldn't Do What Daddy Done - Them and Us - 2018
DAVID ROVICS - Today in Charlottesville - Single - 2017
PAMELA MEANS - The Devil's Henchmen - Single Bullet Theory - 2003
JOHN GORKA - Ignorance & Privilege - So Dark You See - 2009
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - White Lies - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005

Women:
KATE CALLAHAN - Wildflower - Triumph - 2018
ZOE MULFORD - Sister, Sail - Coyote Wings - 2013
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Supershero - Roots, Rock & Revolution - 2006
WOOL&GRANT - Vakhegula Vakhegula (Go Granny Go) (Bev Grant) - Wool&Grant – 2013
ELLEN BUKSTEL - Real Woman - Daddy's Little Girl - 2008

Song:
KATE CALLAHAN - Sing - Triumph - 2018
SCOTT COOK - Song for the Slow Dancers - Moonlit Rambles - 2011

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Playlist for 6/27/18

Fourth of July:
PHIL OCHS - Power and the Glory - All The News That's Fit To Sing - 1964 Elektra
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
CHIP TAYLOR - Black & Blue America - Social Change Sampler - 2010 Alternate Root
MICHAEL VEITCH - Happy Fourth of July - Wake up Call - 2017

Freedom:
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Bound for Freedom - One - 2004 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
RON ISRAEL - The Freedom Song - Tribal War - 2018
JON FROMER - If You're Looking for Freedom - Looking for Freedom - 2015 PM Press
NANCY GRIFFITH & Friends - If I Had A Hammer (Pete Seeger/Lee Hays) - Where Have All the Flowers Gone - 1998 Appleseed Recordings
BOB DYLAN - Chimes of Freedom - The Best of the Original Mono Recordings - 2010 Sony Music

Immigrants:
B - We Come from War - Ghosts Underneath My Skin - 2018
GATHERING TIME - Can't Find Our Way - Songs of Hope & Freedom - 2008
BEV GRANT & The Dissident Daughters - In America - Cheeky Woman – 2006
DAVID ROVICS - Statue in the Harbor - When I'm Elected President – 2014
BROTHER SUN - Lady of the Harbor (Joe Jencks) - Some Part of the Truth – 2013

What's Wrong:
RON ISRAEL - Divisions - Tribal War - 2018
CLAUDIA RUSSELL + BRUCE KAPLAN - Land of Plenty - Lovers tree - 2018
B - We Are All the Same - Ghosts Underneath My Skin - 2018
MICHAEL G. RONSTADT - Promised Land -Bridging the Gap - 2010
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Not Me - This Fire - Politics, Love and Other Small Miracles - 2007 Appalsongs

Resistance:
KIM MOBERG – Resist - Above Ground - 2017
KATE CALLAHAN - Love's Rebels - Triumph - 2018
TOM MORELLO - Until the End - Hugs for Chelsea – 2017
BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE - Sing Our Own Song (UB40/Sainte-Marie) - Power in the Blood - 2015 Gypsy Boy Music
SARA THOMSEN - All Across the Land - Everything Changes - 2008

Songs for the Spirit:
KATE CALLAHAN - Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen) - Triumph - 2018
WOODY GUTHRIE - This Land Is Your Land - This Land Is Your Land: The Asch Recordings - Vol. 1 - 1956 Ludlow Music

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Playlist for 6/6/18

BARBARA DANE - This Little Light of Mine - Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard-Hitting Songs - 2018 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

D-Day - 6/6/1944:
LAURA WETZLER - Flying - Flying - 2011
DAVID FRANCEY - Crucible - Empty Train - 2016
PETER, PAUL and MARY - Semper Fi (John Gorka) - Discovered/Live in Concert - 2014
DAVID ROVICS –Liberty and Justice for All - The Other Side - 2015
JOE JENCKS - Children of Trochenbrod - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017

Labor:
RICHARD RUANE & BETH DUQUETTE - Stuffing Clams in Exeter - Notch Road - 2018 Riptone Records
DAVE LIPPMAN - When We Stand Up for 15 - You Don't Own the World – 2016
STEVE DEASY - I'm Working for Walmart - People Once Were Welcome Here – 2010
JOE JENCKS - Third Shift (Si Kahn) - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music
CHARLIE KING - Our Life Is More Than Our Work - Two Good Arms - 1992 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds

Presidential Lies:
ROWDY HOUSE - Don't Let a Liar Lead You - I Won't Comply - 2012
BARBARA DANE - Gipper Gate Blues - Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard-Hitting Songs - 2018 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
AMY MARTIN - It's About Oil - Partake - 2005
RON ISRAEL - Everyone Knows the President Lies - Homeless in America - 2017
JIM PAGE - Masters Of Lies - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017

1960's - Bobby Kennedy killed 6/6/1968:
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - If You Miss Me From the Back of the Bus (Words: Carver Neblett) - The Long Walk to Freedom Reunion Concert - 1997 Cultural Center for Social Change
GREG GREENWAY - Never Say Never - 20,000 Versions of the Sun - 2016
BARBARA DANE - Come By Here - Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard-Hitting Songs - 2018 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
BARBARA DANE - It Isn't Nice (Dane/Reynolds) - Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard-Hitting Songs - 2018 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
REGGIE HARRIS - Another Age (Phil Ochs) - Ready to Go - 2018 Reggie Harris Music

Phil Ochs Song Night:
JOE JENCKS with Ysaye Barnwell and Tret Fure - Hands (Phil Ochs) - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers – 2017
PAT WICTOR - Changes (Phil Ochs) - Sunset Waltz – 2008
CHRIS & MEREDITH THOMPSON - There But for Fortune (Phil Ochs/Noel Paul Stookey) - Lines of Longitude - 2017
ERIC ANDERSON - When I'm Gone (Phil Ochs) - The Songs of Phil Ochs - 1995 Sliced Bread Records

Sustainable Living:
PADDY MILLS - The Good Life - The Good Life -2016
ASHLEY STORROW - Close to the Bone - The Bear and the Bird - 2016