Thursday, August 18, 2016

Playlist for 8/17/16

Revolution:
ERIKA KULNYS - Rise Up - Rise Up- 2016
MONDAY MORNING DENIAL - Scoundrels That We Are - Scoundrels That We Are - 2016
RUNA - Wind That Shakes the Barley - Shilling - Live -2016
MICHAEL HOWARD - Meet Me at the Front Lines - Gasoline Dream – 2016
GRANT PEEPLES - Treason Is the Reason - A Congress of Treasons - 2016
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Declaration of War - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005

Environment/Oil:

MICHAEL HOWARD - Gasoline Dream - Gasoline Dream – 2016
PAUL SACHS - Oil Town - Oil Town - 2011
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Black Sea - Stand Up! - 2004 Appalseed Productions
DAVID ROVICS - Oil Train - Spies Are Reading My Blog - 2013
CRABTREE & MILLS - Pellican Bay- Rise Above - 2011 Free & Easy Music


Environment/Coal:
TWANGTOWN PARAMOURS - Widow of the Mountain - The Promise of Friday Night - 2012 Inside Edge Records
JOHN McCUTCHEON et al - Black Waters (Jean Ritchie) - Dear Jean - 2014 Jean Ritchie CD Project Trust
SUSIE GLAZE - West Virginia Mine Disaster (Jean Ritchie) - Dear Jean - 2014 Jean Ritchie CD Project Trust
WOOL & GRANT - Last Man on the Mountain - Wool & Grant - 2013
TOM NEILSON - Solstice Morning - Biomess - 2010


Environment/Fracking:
DAVID ROVICS - No Fracking Way - Ten New Songs – 2011
MAGPIE - Water in the Rock - Demo - 2011
ROY ZIMMERMAN - The Faucet's on Fire - Single - 2014
THE BURNS SISTERS - Gas Man - The Hills of Ithaca - 2012 Sisters Music
WOOL&GRANT - Get the Frack Outta Here - Wool&Grant - 2013 Ina May Wool and Bev Grant


Environment/Climate Change:

DAN SCHATZ- The Promise of the Sowing - The Promise of the Sowing - 2015 Folk-Legacy Records
TOM NEILSON - Where Greenland Used to Be - Where Greenland Used to Be - 2012
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Come Winter - 2013
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Let's Go Swimming - RPM - 2011 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

Songs for the Spirit:
ERIKA KULNYS - Keep Your Feet Moving – 2016
COLVIN & EARLE - Happy and Free - 2016

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Playlist for 08/10/16

Civil Rights/Racism:
EMMA'S REVOLUTION – Fire in Ferguson – 2014
COLVIN & EARLE - Tell Moses - 2016
PAUL SIMON - The Boy in the Bubble - Graceland - 1986/2012
GREG GREENWAY - Never Say Never - 20,000 Versions of the Sun - 2016
BEN BEDFORD - Blood on Missouri - The Pilot and the Flying Machine - 2016
GREG CORNELL & THE CORNELL BROTHERS - Song for Nick - Come On Home - 2016
BROTHER SUN – Mighty Long Way – Weights & Wings - 2016

Nuclear Weapons:

SIMON & GARFUNKEL - The Sun Is Burning - Wednesday Morning, 3 AM - 1964 Columbia Records
DAVID ROVICS - Hiroshima - Return - 2003
GRAHAM & BARBARA DEAN - I Come and Stand (Nazim Hikmet/James Waters) - Tom Paine's Blues - 2004
ANNE FEENEY - Take Them Down - Have You Been to Jail for Justice? - 2000
SARA THOMSEN - Keeping the Peace - By Breath - 2003

Economy/Robber Barons:

PAUL SIMON - The Werewolf - Stranger to Stranger - 2016
PAUL SIMON - Wristband - Stranger to Stranger - 2016
DAVID FRANCEY - The Money Boys - Empty Train - 2016
ROOSEVELT DIME - Wealth Addict - Red Shoes - 2016
ANNE FEENEY – Spoiled Brats of the Ruling Class (Eddie Starr) - Have You Been to Jail for Justice? - 2000

Hard Times:

BROTHER SUN – Where Are you Moses – Weights & Wings – 2016
COLVIN & EARLE - Tobacco Road (John D. Loudermilk) - 2016
PAUL SIMON - Homeless - Graceland - 1986/2012
SOLAS - Darkness Darkness (Jesse Colin Young) - All These Years - 2016 THL Records
BROTHER SUN – Keep On Going – Weights & Wings - 2016

Change:
GEOFF SAMUELS - Long Day - Peaceful Waters - 2016
GREG GREENWAY - The Good Man - 20,000 Versions of the Sun - 2016
LARA HERSCOVITCH - The Bravest Thing - Misfit - 2016
ERIKA KULNYS - Rise Up - Rise Up- 2016

One:
PAUL SIMON - All Around the World or The Myth of Fingerprints - Graceland - 1986/2012
DAVID ROTH - Pachamama Turns - So Far, So Good - 2015
TRUE NORTH - One Voice - Elsebound - 2014

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Playlist for 6/1/16

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

Elections - The Candidates:
DAVE LIPPMAN - National Drumpfhood Week - 2016
DAVID ROVICS - God's Gift to the Caliphate - Letter to My Landlord - 2016
DAVID ROVICS - If Clinton's a Progressive - Letter to My Landlord - 2016
DAVE LIPPMAN - Triple W and H2 – Oh! - 2016
TONY TIG - Feel the Bern - 2015
BERNIE SANDERS - We Shall Overcome (Bernie Sanders/Woody Guthrie/Pete Seeger/
Les Rice/Zilphia Horton, Frank Hamilton, Guy Carawan) - 1987

Aging:
WILLIE NELSON/MERLE HAGGARD - Live This Long - Django and Jimmie - 2015 Sony Music
HIGHWAYMEN - Desperados Waiting for a Train (Guy Clark) - Nassau Coliseum concert - 1990
ROOSEVELT DIME - Red Shoes - Red Shoes - 2016
LEONARD COHEN - Stages - Can't Forget - 2013 Sony Music
LON MILO DUQUETTE - Don't Write Me Off - Sweet Baba Lon - 2015 Ninety Three Records
PETE SEEGER & LORRE WYATT - Old Apples - A More Perfect Union - 2012 Appleseed Recordings

Israeli Crimes - Mavi Marmara 5/31/10:
DAVID ROVICS - Song for the Mavi Marmara -Ten New Songs – 2010
DAVID ROVICS - The Death of Rachel Corrie - Waiting for the Fall - A Retrospective
DAVID ROVICS - Gaza- When I'm Elected President - 2014
DAVE LIPPMAN - More Dead and Gaza Moans - Boycott & Divestment Songs, Vol. 1 - 2015
THE LORDS OF LIECHTENSTEIN - No Home in Zion - Girlz (with a "z") - 2014

Refugees:

DAVID ROVICS - Palestine - Return - 2003
DAVID ROVICS - Upon Our Shores - 2015
DANA SIPOS - Night Sky - Roll Up the Night Sky - 2015
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Refugee - One - 2004 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
JANET BATES - Refugee - For All of His Wealth – 2007
THREE ALTOS - Would You Harbor Me (Ysaye Barnwell) - Comaradas - 2005 Sara Thomsen, Paula Pedersen, Amy Bernstein

More from the new CD:

YO-YO MA and THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE – Shingashi Song - Sing Me Home - 2016 Sony Music
YO-YO MA and THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE – Madhoushi - Sing Me Home - 2016 Sony Music

ROOSEVELT DIME - Pass It On (Bob Marley & the Wailers) - Red Shoes - 2016

Monday, May 30, 2016

Playlist for 5/25/16

JOE CROOKSTON - I Sing - Darkling & the BlueBird Jubilee - 2011

Perspectives:
JOE CROOKSTON - Good Luck John - Darkling & the BlueBird Jubilee - 2011
ROY ZIMMERMAN - Creation Science - Faulty Intelligence - 2006 Watunes
JAY MANKITA - From A Dog's Stance - Dogs Are Watching Us - 2004
CRAIG WERTH - My Way or the Highway - The Spokes Man - 2010
JAMES DURST - I Wish You Good Evening - Wish I Were Here - 2014 WorldWind

The Media:

DAVID ROTH - No Apologies - Practice Makes Progress - 2008 Wind River Records
JAY MANKITA - They Lied - Dogs Are Watching Us - 2004
DAVE LIPPMAN - The Times They Aren’t A-Changin’ - Single - 2014
TOM NEILSON - That Was the Week (Dan Hart/Tom Neilson) - Spirit of Justice - 2003
DAVID ROVICS - Who Will Tell the People - Living in these Times - 2001

Palestine:
DAVID ROTH - Ahmed Al-Khatib - Practice Makes Progress - 2008 Wind River Records
MASAKHABIBI - Palestine Song فلسطين أغنية - Single - 2010
AMBASSADOR - Free Palestine - Single - 2014
PINK FLOYD - We Shall Overcome (Song for Gaza) - Single - 2010
SCOTT MacFARLANE, DAVIDSON, COBAIN - Ship of Hope - 2012 gazaark.org

Horror of War:

JIM PAGE - Collateral Damage - Collateral Damage - 2002
FRED GILLEN, JR. - Cost of War - Wage Love - 2015 Dys Records
BEN BEDFORD - Fisher's Hill - Land of the Shadows - 2009 Hopeful Sky Records
AMY MARTIN - Home Uninjured - Bind Me to Free - 2006
SARA THOMSEN - Shattered Gardens - Somewhere to Begin - 2014

Memorial Day:
LAURA ZUCKER - Memorial Day - A Step Ahead
JON BROOKS - In Flanders Fields - Ours and the Shepherds - 2007
SAM BAKER - Boxes - Pretty World - 2007
DAVID ROVICS - Four Blank Slates - Waiting for the Fall/A Retrospective

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Playlist for 5/18/16

PAT HUMPHRIES – It Really Isn't Garbage - Same Rain - 1992 Moving Forward Music

LGBT - Gay Pride:
ARJUNA GREIST - Normal Is - Odd Numbers - 2003
LINQ - Diversity Dance - Life Goes On - 2009 Linq Songs
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

Discrimination:
AMY WHITE - Love Among the Ruins - Didn't We Waltz - 2016 Fairewood Studios
COLLEEN KATTAU - Winter Came Early - Inhabited Woman - 2007 Windlight Studio
DAVID ROVICS - Ballad of Cece McDonald - The Other Side - 2015
BEN BEDFORD - Land of the Shadows - Land of the Shadows - 2009 Hopeful Sky Records
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS and MAGPIE - Those Three Are on my Mind - Spoken in Love - 1995 Long Tail Records

Civil Rights Movement:

KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Too Many Martyrs (Phil Ochs/Bob Gibson) - The Long Walk to Freedom - 1997 Cultural Center for Social Change
The Freedom Singers - We'll Never Turn Back (Bertha Gober) - Best of Broadside 1962-1968 - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways
Phil Ochs - Freedom Riders - Best of Broadside 1962-1968 - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways
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
JON FROMER - My Feet Are Tired - We Do the Work

Interview Art Steele and John Coster – Pioneer Valley Musician's Emergency Fund

Health Care:

TOM NEILSON - In A Public Place - In A Public Place – 1991
LINQ - What Happened to the Care - Rx and the Side Effects - 2009 Linq Music
ROY ZIMMERMAN - Dear Number 10369924053887 - Thanks for the Support - 2008 Metaphor Records

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Playlist for 5/11/16

HEATHER MASSE - Bird Song - Bird Song - 2009 Red House Records

What's Wrong:
DAVE MURPHY - Brooklyn Street - American Landscape - 2016 Phoenix Night
DAVE GUNNING - They Don't Do That No More (Dave Gunning/Jim Dorie) - Lift - 2015 Wee House of Music
POST NUCLEAR TRASH - Last Chance Avenue - 2010
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Not Me - This Fire - Politics, Love and Other Small Miracles - 2007 Appalsongs
DAVE GUNNING - This Changin' Wind (Dave Gunning/Ray Stewart) - Lift - 2015 Wee House of Music

Nostalgia for Olden Days:

DAVE MURPHY - Rochester - American Landscape - 2016 Phoenix Night
JOHN PRINE - Grandpa Was a Carpenter - The Best of John Prine - 1978 Atlantic Recording Corp.
DAVE GUNNING - A Tractor - Lift - 2015 Wee House of Music
DAVE GUNNING - Breaker's Yard (Dave Gunning/Jamie Robinson) - Lift - 2015 Wee House of Music
TERRY KITCHEN - That's How It Used to Be - That's How It Used to Be - 2004

Addiction:
LINQ - Addicted to Drugs - Rx and the Side Effects - 2009 Linq Music
DAVE MURPHY - You and Morphine - American Landscape - 2016 Phoenix Night
BILLY MITCHELL - Prescription Drugs - Detour - 2011
ELLEN BUKSTEL - Who's the Pusher Now? - Single - 2012

Justice/Corporate Lies:

DAVE GUNNING - I Robbed the Company Store - Lift - 2015 Wee House of Music
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Pennsylvania Miner - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005
JAN HAMMARLUND - Free Enterprise (Malvina Reynolds) - Uncovered Malvina Reynolds - 2015 Schroder Music
TONY DENIKOS - Auction Block - Already Gone - 2009

Stand Up and Speak Out:

DAVE GUNNING - Sing It Louder (Dave Gunning/Sally Spring) - Lift - 2015 Wee House of Music
ANNE FEENEY - The Men Behind the Wire (P. McGuigan) - Enchanted Way – 2010
BEAUCOUP BLUE - I Surrender - Hearts at Home - 2005

YO-YO MA and THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE - Little Birdie - Sing Me Home - 2016 Sony Music
YO-YO MA and THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE - Ichichila - Sing Me Home - 2016 Sony Music

Monday, May 9, 2016

Playlist for 5/4/16

May Day:
ANNE FEENEY - The Internationale (Pottier/Degeyter) - Jail for Justice - 2000
SI KAHN - Mother Jones' Farewell (I Was There) - We're Still Here - 2004 Strictly Country Music
JOE JENCKS- Which Side Are You On? (Florence Reese) - Rise As One - 2005
TOM JURAVICH - Power in A Union (Billy Bragg) - Altar of the Bottom Line - 2007 Finnegan Music
DAVID ROVICS - Solidarity Forever (Ralph Chaplin) - Wayfaring Stranger - 2014

Labor Strikes:
CHARLIE KING - Bring Back the Eight Hour Day - So Far…So Good - 2013 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds
ANNE FEENEY - Whatever Happened to the Eight Hour Day? - Union Maid - 2003
BEV GRANT - Bread & Roses - We Were There! - 2002
BEN BEDFORD - Mother Jones on the Line - Land of the Shadows - 2009 Hopeful Sky Records
LOUISE MOSRIE - Battle of Blair Mountain - Home - 2010 Zoe Cat Music

Assassinations/Kent State 5/4/1970:
MAGPIE - Kent - Give Light - 1999 Sliced Bread Records
DAVID ROVICS - Dead - All the News That's Fit to Sing - 2014
BROTHER SUN - In the Name of Love (Greg Greenway) - Some Part of the Truth - 2013
JOHN COSTER - Lost in America - Lost Horizon - 2013
DAVE DERSHAM - Betty's Ballad - The Burn of Summer - 2003
LIBBY RODERICK - Dancing in Front of the Guns - How Could Anyone - 2005

Resistance:
DAR WILLIAMS - I Had No Right - The Green World - 2000 Razor & Tie
OTTER CREEK - Bidder 70 - Folk Songs for Climate Justice - 2013 Peaceful Uprising
MARC BLACK - Sometime A Spark - Sometime A Spark – 2012
DAVID ROVICS - Berkshire Hills - Ten Thousand Miles Away - 2009
CHARLIE KING & KAREN BRANDOW - Romero (Jolie Rickman) - Higher Ground - 2008 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds

Mother's Day:
KELLEIGH McKENZIE - O Mother - Chances - 2008 Zatchubilly Music
MARA LEVINE - The Sweetest Gift (James B. Coates) - Mara's Gems - 2008
LYNN HOLLYFIELD - Mostly Wild - In the Balance - 2014
THE BURNS SISTERS - Mothers' Ode - Looking Back - 2015 Sisters Music

New CD:
YO-YO MA and THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE - Green (Vincent's Tune) - Sing Me Home - 2016 Sony Music
YO-YO MA and THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE - O'Neill's Cavalry March - Sing Me Home - 2016 Sony Music