Sunday, July 9, 2017

Playlist for 7/5/17

Fourth of July:
THE LONELY HEARTSTRING BAND - If I Had a Hammer(Pete Seeger/Lee Hays) - Deep Waters – 2016
JOSH JOFFEN - Liberty's Song - Postcard from Antigua - 2010
GRANT PEEPLES - The 4th Of July Parade Song - Indiscretion - 2014
LOIS MORTON - Red White and Blues - As I See It - 2008
BLUE O'CONNELL - American Song - Single -1990

Freedom/Liberty:
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Bound for Freedom - One - 2004 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
CRABTREE & MILLS - The Price of Freedom - Freedom - 2008 Free & Easy Music
JON FROMER - If You're Looking for Freedom - Looking for Freedom - 2015 PM Press
DULCIE TAYLOR - Not Here, Not Today - Wind Over Stone - 2015 Mesa/Bluemoon Recordings
BOBBY DARIN - Simple Song of Freedom – 1969

Justice:
FRED GILLEN, JR. - We the People - Wage Love - 2015 Dys Records
PHIL OCHS - Power and the Glory - All The News That's Fit To Sing - 1964 Elektra
JANET BATES - Save Our Souls - The Little Spinner - 2009
SARA THOMSEN - Between the Clotheslines - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
JOE JENCKS - Let Me Sing You A Song - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017

What's Wrong:
RON ISRAEL - System Down - Homeless in America - 2017
RON ISRAEL - Homeless in America - Homeless in America - 2017
JON FROMER - I Cannot Sleep (Malvina Reynolds) - We Do the Work
JESSE MILNES & EMILY MILLER - Hungry Faint and Poor - Deep End Sessions - 2015
KAIA KATER - Paradise Fell - Nine Pin - 2016
Health Care:
CHARLIE KING - Imagine Healthcare - So Far…So Good - 2013
RAY KORONA - Trimming the Fat Right Off the Budget - The Safe Thing to Do – 2005
LINQ - What Happened to the Care - Rx and the Side Effects - 2009 Linq Music
SILAS LOWE - Poor People's Doctor - Wandering Father Forgotten Son - 2016
ANNE FEENEY - National Health Care Now! (Anne Feeney/Rory McLeod, Brian Cutean) - Union Maid - 2003
JANET BATES – Let That Rich Man Pay for a Change - The Little Spinner – 2009

Songs for the Spirit:
RON ISRAEL - Don't Neglect Nobody - Homeless in America - 2017
WOODY GUTHRIE - This Land Is Your Land - This Land Is Your Land: The Asch Recordings - Vol. 1 - 1956 Ludlow Music
SAM GLEAVES & TYLER HUGHES - When We Love - 2017
CRABTREE & MILLS – Only Love – Freedom – 2008
SARA THOMSEN – Somewhere to Begin (TR Ritchie) - Somewhere to Begin – 2014

Monday, July 3, 2017

Playlist for 6/28/17

Power of Song:
SAM GLEAVES - Angel in the Ashes - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
HEATHER PIERSON - Singin' - Singin' - 2017
SCOTT COOK - Song for the Slow Dancers - Moonlit Rambles - 2011
HOLLY NEAR - Because of a song - Peace Becomes You - 2012
SALLY BARRIS/CLIFF EBERHARDT/LOUISE MOSRIE - With One Voice One Guitar - 2014

Labor:
RON POPE - Work - Work - 2017
SAM GLEAVES - Working Shoes - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
HEATHER PIERSON - Dark As A Dungeion (Merle Travis) - Singin' - 2017
MOLASSES CREEK - The Waterman - Something Worth Having – 2014
DON WHITE – Union Song – More Alive – 2016

LGBTQ:
SAM GLEAVES - Ain't We Brothers - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
CARRIE FERGUSON - Girls Like Me - Riding on the Back of the Wind - 2009
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER – Everything Possible (Fred Small) – Dancin' in the Kitchen – 2015 Community Music, Inc
AMY WHITE - Love Among the Ruins - Didn't We Waltz - 2016 Fairewood Studios
SAM GLEAVES - The Golden Rule - Ain't We Brothers - 2015

Refugees/Immigrants:
FRICTION FARM - Narrow Passage - So Many Stars - 2017
RON ISRAEL - Let All the Immigrants In - Homeless in America - 2017
CHIP TAYLOR - Refugee Children - Little Brothers - 2016
MIKE VIAL - Girl on the Mountain, Boy on the Beach - A World That's Bigger - 2016

Environmental Destruction:
FRICTION FARM - Stars - So Many Stars - 2017
FRICTION FARM - Prelude to the Fall - So Many Stars - 2017
THE LONELY HEARTSTRING BAND - Songbird - Deep Waters - 2016
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Rising Tide - Parts & Labor - 2014

War:
FRICTION FARM - The Price of War - So Many Stars - 2017
FRICTION FARM - Your Father and My Father - So Many Stars - 2017
RON ISRAEL - Talking World War III Blues (Revisited) - Homeless in America - 2017

Songs for the Spirit:
FRICTION FARM - We Can - So Many Stars - 2017
HEATHER PIERSON - Take A Deep Breath and Smile - Singin' - 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Playlist for 6/21/17

Summer Solstice:
THE STEEL WHEELS - Until the Summer Comes - No More Rain - 2013
TERRY KITCHEN - Listening to Summer - Summer to Snowflakes - 2009

Corporate Empire:
JOE JENCKS - You Don't Have the Right - I Hear Your Voice - 2003
PROFESSOR LOUIE - Corporate Power - Hurricane - 2008
DAVE LIPPMAN - Citizens United - Food, Clothing & Glaciers - 2010
SUE MASSEK - I Hate the Capitalist System (Sarah Ogan Gunning) - Precious Memories - 2015
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Organized Crime - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005 Riot Folk

Hard Times:
PHAT - Hold Up - Live - 2017
ELLEN BUKSTEL - Somebody's Child - Daddy's Little Girl - 2008
HEATHER PIERSON - The Hard Work of Living - The Hard Work of Living - 2013 Sacred Vessel Recordings
LOW TIDE DRIFTERS - New Hard Time Blues - New Hard Time Blues -2011
SUE and DWIGHT - See the Little Baby - Little Child Big World - 2008

Labor/Strikes:
SARAH JANE SCOUTEN - Britannia Mine (Paddy Graber) - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Battle of Blair Mountain - Troubador/People's HIstory in Song - 2010
SUE MASSEK - Down On the Picket Line (Sarah Ogan Gunning) - Precious Memories - 2015 Strictly Country Records
SI KAHN - Brookside Strike - In My Heart - 1994 Rounder Records
ARLO GUTHRIE with the Dillards - Ludlow Massacre (Woody Guthrie) - Thirty-two Cents - 2008 Rising Son Records

Environment:
GIGI LOVE - Yosemite Gold - National Parks Centennial Songs - 2016
GIGI LOVE - Yellowstone Wind - National Parks Centennial Songs - 2016
PUTNAM SMITH - Come for the Flowers - 99 Desires - 2016
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Fat Man With a Flower - Cradle and Crow - 2016
PHAT - Green Song (Phat/Aaron Nathans) - Live – 2017

Men:
PHAT - Old Joe's Chair (Phat/Aaron Nathans) - Live - 2017

Change:
SHAWN TAYLOR - For What It's Worth (Stephen Stills) - Balance - 2017
TWANGTOWN PARAMOURS - Rise - The Twangtown Paramours - 2010 Inside Edge Records
BOB DYLAN - The Times They Are A-Changin' - The Best of the Original Mono Recordings - 2010 Sony Music

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Playlist for 6/14/17

PATRICIA PETTINGA - And We Sing - Acoustic Rainbow Sampler Vol 47 - 2017
What's Wrong:
CHRIS ELLIOTT - New Frankie and Johnny - 2017
MOLLIE O'BRIEN & RICH MOORE - Trouble (Bob Lucas) - Daughters - 2016
FRED GILLEN Jr - Price of Progress - What She Said - 2017
ANI DiFRANCO - Binary - Binary - 2017
Women/Right to Choose:
ANI DiFRANCO - Play god - Binary - 2017
KELLEIGH McKENZIE - 2017 - Chances - 2008
PETE KRONOWITT - Body, Choice & Mind - A Lone Voice - 2016
ELLEN BUKSTEL - Hey, Mr. Politician - Daddy's Little Girl - 2008
Morality:
CHRIS ELLIOTT - Jesus My Son - 2017
JACKIE MORRIS - Devil in the Heartland - Periscope Heart - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Who Would Jesus Bomb - Songs for Mahmud - 2004
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Hands on You - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005 Riot Folk
Anne Feeney at Mt. Toby Concerts Saturday:
ANNE FEENEY – Have You Been to Jail for Justice? - Have You Been to Jail for Justice? - 2000
ANNE FEENEY – The Corporate Welfare song - Have You Been to Jail for Justice? .- 2000
War:
CHRIS ELLIOTT - Cinderella's Midnight Surprise - 2017
JIM PAGE - Collateral Damage - Collateral Damage - 2002
DAVID ROVICS – Korea - Songs for Mahmud – 2004
KELLEIGH McKENZIE – War for Sale - Chances – 2008
SARA THOMSEN - Is It for Freedom? - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
Immigration:
FRED GILLEN Jr - Prayer for America - What She Said - 2017
THE RESONANT ROGUES - Can't Come In - Hands in the Dirt - 2017
WYATT EASTERLING - An American Dream - Acoustic Rainbow Sampler Vol 47 – 2017
PHAT – There Be Monsters Here - Live - 2017
Mercy:
JON BROOKS - Mercy - Delicate Cages - 2011
BROTHER SUN - Everybody's Cryin' Mercy (Mose Allison) - Some Part of the Truth - 2013

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Playlist for 6/7/17

EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Sing People Sing - Revolution Now - 2017

Racism:
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Fire in Ferguson - Revolution Now - 2017
PAMELA MEANS - Amen - Single Bullet Theory - 2003
VINCENT CROSS - Michael Brown - Old Songs for Modern Folk - 2016
RANCHERS FOR PEACE - Walking Around Black - 2013
BETH DeSOMBRE - What You'd Have Done - Resistance - 2017

War/Drones:
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Killing Game - Revolution Now - 2017
CHARLIE KING - Send in the Drones - So Far…So Good - 2013 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds
DAVID ROVICS - Has the Bombing Begun - Spies Are Reading My Blog - 2013
HOLLY NEAR - In the Shadow of War - Peace Becomes You - 2012
CHARLIE KING – If Baboons Can Work It Out - So Far…So Good - 2013 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds

Environment/Alternative Energy:
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Feel the Wind - Revolution Now - 2017
MAGPIE - Power of the Wind - Give Light - 1999 Sliced Bread Records
KATHY MOSER - Straw Clay Wood and Stone - Single - 2011
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Solar Carol (Austin, Dorsey, King, Taylor) - Simplicity – 2002
CHRIS & MEREDITH THOMPSON - Green or Gold - Lines of Longitude - 2017
LINQ – Time to Draw the Line – 2017

Women:
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Earned This Gray - Revolution Now - 2017
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - I Am A Woman - Revolution Now - 2017
BETH DeSOMBRE - She Persisted - Resistance - 2017
SHARON GOLDMAN - Kol Isha (A Woman's Voice) - Kol Isha (A Woman's Voice) - 2016
ELLEN BUKSTEL - Real Woman - Daddy's Little Girl - 2008

Immigration/Refugees:
ANNE FEENEY - Who's the Criminal? (Ted Warmbrand) - If I Can't Dance – 2006
BETH DeSOMBRE - Take Me In - Resistance - 2017
BETH DeSOMBRE - Here - Resistance - 2017
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Shadow of the Wall - Revolution Now - 2017
THREE ALTOS - Would You Harbor Me (Ysaye Barnwell) - Comaradas - 2005 Sara Thomsen, Paula Pedersen, Amy Bernstein

Songs for the Spirit:
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Love Reaches Out - Revolution Now - 2017
BETH DeSOMBRE - The Way to Hope - Resistance - 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Playlist for 5/31/17

Memorial Day:
IAN FOSTER - The Stinging Nettle - Sleeper Year - 2017
SAM BAKER – Boxes – Pretty World – 2014
NELL ROBINSON - Heroes (Jeremy Campbell/Ray Stephenson/Guy Clark) - The Rose of No-Man's Land - 2014
RED MOLLY - With a Memory Like Mine (Darrell Scott/Wayne Scott) - The Red Album - 2014
TOM PACHECO - Memorial Day - The Best of Tom Pacheco, Vol. 1 - 2007

Prison:

PROFESSOR LOUIE - Prison Yard - Hurricane - 2008
HARPETH RISING - Prison Trilogy (Joan Baez) - Against All Tides – 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Deadhead in Prison - Live at Club Passim - 2000
JOHN COSTER - Some Grand Design - Lost Horizon - 2013
THE STRAY BIRDS - Hands of Man - Magic Fire - 2016

Racism/Hate:
DAVID ROVICS - On the Train - 2017
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - White Lies - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005
RACHAEL SAGE - Disarm Distrust - The Tide - 2017
NORMAN BLAKE - There's A Storm Somewhere - Brushwood Songs & Stories - 2017
HARPETH RISING - Love Child - Against All Tides - 2017

Politics/loss of democracy:
HARPETH RISING - 535 (Are You Even Alive?) - Against All Tides - 2017
SONIA RUTSTEIN - No Bomb Is Smart - No Bomb Is Smart -2004
LEONARD COHEN - Democracy - The Future - 1992 Sony Music
TIM GRIMM - Gonna Be Great - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
HEALY & JURAVICH - Storm About Us - Tangled in Our Dreams - 2006 Finnegan Music

Time:
HARPETH RISING - Shades of Orange - Against All Tides - 2017
ORDINARY ELEPHANT - Before I Go - Before I Go - 2017
GEOFF BARTLEY - The Past Is Dead and Gone - Mercy for the Dispossessed - 2012
KEN WHITELEY - How Fast Flies Time - KEN WHITELEY & the Beulah Band - 2015
MARK MANDEVILLE & RAIANNE RICHARDS - Grain by Grain - Grain by Grain - 2016

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Playlist for 5/24/17

Friendship:
CHARLIE KING - Song for Judith (Judy Collins) - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017
MICAH & MARK ATKINSON - I Will Help You Lay Your Burden Down - Land of Broken Angels - 2016
JOE JENCKS with Reggie Harris - Best of Friends - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017
ZOE MULFORD - Won't You Come On In? - Small Brown Birds - 2017
JON FROMER - Harvest of My Soul (Reprise) - Looking for Freedom - 2015 PM Press

Wall Street/Banksters:
CHARLIE KING - What Do They Make on Wall Street? (Charlie King/Steve Eulberg) - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017
DAVID FRANCEY - The Money Boys - Empty Train - 2016
CHARLIE KING - Our Demands (Rick Burkhardt) - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017
DAVE LIPPMAN - Geithner Fit the Battle - Food, Clothing & Glaciers - 2010
DAVID ROVICS - Stay Right Here - 2011

Lost Farms:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Ask Any Farmer - What It's Like - 1990 Rounder Records
BEN & ELLEN HARPER - Farmer's Daughter - Childhood Home - 2014
DAN SCHATZ- One Last Look Behind - The Promise of the Sowing - 2015 Folk-Legacy Records
GENE MORRISON - Crying in the Night - Looking Back - 2010
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Simple Dirt - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005 Riot Folk

Immigrants/Holocaust/Hatred:
CHARLIE KING - Kristallnacht Is Coming (Bob Franke) - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017
STEVE DEASY - People Once Were Welcome Here - People Once Were Welcome Here - 2010
GREG CORNELL & THE CORNELL BROTHERS - I Had a Pony - Come On Home - 2016
JOE JENCKS - Children of Trochenbrod - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017
SAM BAKER - Migrants - Say Grace - 2013

Resistance/Solidarity:
CHARLIE KING - Spoon of Sand - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017
SARA THOMSEN - Somewhere to Begin (T.R. Ritchie) - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
BEV GRANT - National Anthem: Arise! Arise! (Jean Rohe) - It's Personal - 2017

Songs for the Spirit:

CHARLIE KING - It's a Pleasure to Know You (Karl Willliams) - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017
JOE JENCKS - Let Me Sing You A Song - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers – 2017