Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Playlist for 5/30/18

ABRAHAM JAM - Rhythm of Surrender - Single - 2018

Memorial Day:
MARE WAKEFIELD - About the War - Meant to Be - 2011 Maresie Music
BOB BRADSHAW - Remember Me - Home - 2013 Fluke Records
SAM BAKER - Boxes - Pretty World – 2007
DAVID ROVICS - Four Blank Slates - Waiting for the Fall/A Retrospective
RUSTIC RIDERS - We Remember - Hearing Hearts - 2008

War:
BOB DYLAN - Masters of War - Bob Dylan in Concert - 2011
CRAIG WERTH - Canvas of War - Ten Miles Out – 2011
BOBBY DARIN - Simple Song of Freedom - 1969
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Dance on the Killing Floor - 13 Songs Plus - 2015
HOLLY NEAR - In the Shadow of War - Peace Becomes You - 2012

Inclusion:
FINK*MARXER*GLEAVES - Shout and Shine - Shout and Shine - 2018
DONNA LYNN CASKEY - Worthy - Nameless Heart - 2014
ERIC BANNAN - You Are Welcome Here - You Are Welcome Here - 2017
ANNIE PATTERSON - O Had I a Golden Thread (Pete Seeger) - Mountain Side - 2011
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Y'all Means All - Trolling for Dreams - 2017

Poverty:
FINK*MARXER*GLEAVES - If the Poor Don't Matter (Tom Paxton) - Shout and Shine - 2018
TRET FURE - Unemployment Blues - Roses in Novermber - 2018
SUE MASSEK - Dreadful Memories (Sarah Ogan Gunning) - Precious Memories - 2015 Strictly Country Records
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - Everything That Happens Makes Me Stronger (David Roth et al) - Rhubarb Trees – 2011
PHIL OCHS - There But for Fortune - Phil Ochs - In Concert - 1966 Elektra

Immigration:
TRET FURE - Edith Rivera - Roses in Novermber - 2018
DAVID FERRARD - I Am an Immigrant (I'm from Here) - Journeyman - 2011 Alter Road Records
SARA THOMSEN - Amber Stone - Somewhere to Begin – 2014
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Immigrant - Supper's On the Table - 2005 Appalsongs
WYATT EASTERLING - An American Dream - Acoustic Rainbow Sampler Vol 47 – 2017

Love:
TRET FURE - In This Circle - Roses in Novermber – 2018
PAUL SIMON - Proof of Love - Stranger to Stranger - 2016

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Playlist for 5/16/18

Spring baseball:
CHUCK BRODSKY - The Handshake - Tell Tale Heart - 2015
TIM GRIMM - My Favorite Spring (Tom Paxton) - Thank You Tom Paxton - 2012 Vault Records

Refugees/Immigrants:

THE KENNEDYS - Don't Talk to Stangers -Safe Until Tomorrow – 2018
TIM GRIMM - The Hungry Grass - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
IKE REILLY - Bolt Cutter - Hugs for Chelsea - 2017
THE RESONANT ROGUES - Can't Come In - Hands in the Dirt - 2017
THREE ALTOS - Would You Harbor Me (Ysaye Barnwell) - Comaradas - 2005 Sara Thomsen, Paula Pedersen, Amy Bernstein

Environmental destruction:
THE KENNEDYS - Dancing on the Moon -Safe Until Tomorrow – 2018
TIM GRIMM - Black Snake - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Rising Tide - Parts & Labor - 2014
NORMAN BLAKE - The Truth Will Stand (When This World's on Fire) - Brushwood Songs & Stories - 2017
THE LONELY HEARTSTRING BAND - Songbird - Deep Waters - 2016
BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN - Bloomin' Rose - Echo in the Valley – 2017

Hard Times/Unemployment:
TOM HEANY - I Just Don't Know - Reservoir - 2018
JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Tramp (Joe Hill) - Joe Hill's Last Will - 2015 Appalsongs
BYRD & STREET - Man with A Cardboard Sign - This Much Is True - 2017
MARGHI ALLEN - Freedom Train - Little Pieces of My Heart - 2014
MARIA DUNN - How Do You Do, 1935? - We Were Good People – 2004
TIM GRIMM - Blame It on the Dog - The Turning Point - 2013

Farming:
TIM GRIMM - 80 Acres - Farm Songs - 2009
DANA & SUSAN ROBINSON - Farmer's Market A-Z - American Hornpipe - 2012 Threshold Music
ANNIE PATTERSON - Gone Gonna Rise Again (Si Kahn) - Mountain Side – 2011
RUSTIC RIDERS - Small Farms Rising - Wake Up! - 2015
JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Farmer Is the Woman - Gonna Rise Again - 1987 Rounder

Songs for the Spirit:
TIM GRIMM - The Tree - The Turning Point - 2013
MARV HAMILTON - Singin' With the Bees - Folk Songs for Climate Justice - 2013 Peaceful Uprising
PADDY MILLS - The Good Life - The Good Life - 2016
JAMES DURST - Cycle Song of Life (The River Song) - Wish I Were Here - 2014 WorldWind

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Playlist for 5/9/18

JENNIFER CUTTING'S OCEAN ORCHESTRA - Song to the Sun - Waves – 2017

International Workers Day:
ANNE FEENEY - The Internationale (Pottier/Degeyter) - Jail for Justice - 2000
JOE JENCKS - The Old Labor Hall - (Si Kahn) - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music
MARIA DUNN - Troublemaker - We Were Good People - 2004
TOM JURAVICH - Power in A Union (Billy Bragg) - Altar of the Bottom Line - 2007 Finnegan Music
MAGPIE - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino - Workers of the World Awaken (Joe Hill) - When We Stand Together - 2017

Kent State shooting of students 5/4/ 1970:
MAGPIE - Kent - Give Light - 1999 Sliced Bread Records
DAVID ROVICS - Dead - All the News That's Fit to Sing - 2014
REGGIE HARRIS - Another Age (Phil Ochs) - Ready to Go - 2018 Reggie Harris Music
SCOTT AINSLIE - Rice Grows Again in Vietnam - The Feral Crow - 2004
TIM GRIMM - My Turn -The Back Fields – 2005

VE Day 4/8/1945:
DAVID FRANCEY - Crucible - Empty Train - 2016
JOE JENCKS - Children of Trochenbrod - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017
THE MALVINAS - The Ukranian Song - God Bless the Grass - 2017
CHUCK BRODSKY - Your Violin - Them and Us – 2018
DAVID ROVICS - Bella Ciao - Wayfaring Stranger - 2014

Poverty:
AMY MARTIN - Rose of Sharon - Partake - 2005
FINEST KIND - Song of the Lower Classes - For Honor & For Gain - 2010 Fallen Angel Music
KAIA KATER - Paradise Fell - Nine Pin - 2016
GILLIAN WELCH - Annabelle - Boots No. 1 - 2016 Acony
DAVID ROTH - Goodness Is More Than a Dream - So Far, So Good - 2015

Nuclear War:
MALVINA REYNOLDS - What Have They Done to the Rain? - Ear to the Ground - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
JOEL RAFAEL - Dance Around my Atom Fire (Woody Guthrie) - America Come Home - 2012 Inside Recordings
SARA THOMSEN - Keeping the Peace - By Breath - 2003

Stand Up/Change:
REGGIE HARRIS - Ready to Go - Ready to Go - 2018 Reggie Harris Music
ANNIE PATTERSON & PETER BLOOD - The Tide Is Rising (Shoshana Meira Friedman /Yotam Schachter) - Single - 2015
THE KENNEDYS – Be Silent No More (Shoshana Meira Friedman/Yotam Schachter) -Safe Until Tomorrow – 2018
CHRISTINE LAVIN - Turn this Ship Around - Spaghettification - 2017

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Playlist for 4/18/18

MARA LEVINE - April Come She Will (Paul Simon) - Jewels and Harmony – 2013

Environment:
LIBBY RODERICK - If the World Were My Lover - How Could Anyone - 2005
LES SAMPOU - Nature's Song - Sweet Perfume - 1993
BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN - Bloomin' Rose - Echo in the Valley – 2017
PAT LAMANNA - Banana - Do I Know My Song Well Enough to Start Singing Yet? - 2012
THE MALVINAS - God Bless the Grass (Malvina Reynolds) - God Bless the Grass – 2017

Conscience:
FRED SMALL - Denmark, 1943 - I Will Stand Fast - 1988 New Rounder
DAVID ROVICS - One Day in Kenya - Letter to My Landlord – 2016
CHARLIE KING - Presente - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017
FRED GILLEN Jr - Julia (Fred Gillen Jr/Matt Turk) - What She Said - 2017
BEV GRANT - The Women Are Coming - Single - 2003

Oil:
TIM GRIMM - Black Snake - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Oil Train - Spies Are Reading My Blog - 2013
AMY MARTIN - It's About Oil - Partake – 2005
DANA HUBBARD - Petroleum People - Folk Songs for Climate Justice - 2013 Peaceful Uprising
OTTER CREEK - Bidder 70 - The Fiddle Preacher - 2015

Trump:
TIM GRIMM - Gonna Be Great - A Stranger in This Time – 2017
ROY ZIMMERMAN - T-Rump - Single – 2017
Up & Down Theatre - Make America Great Again - Single – 2016
ALASTAIR MOOCK - Make It Great - Alastair Moock – 2017
RACHAEL SAGE - Tomorrow (Rachael Sage/James Mastro) - The Tide - 2017

Resistance:
AMY MARTIN - Georgia, Late November - To You! - 2000
KRISTEN GRAVES - Folk Army - Now Ain't the Time for Tears - 2014
KATHERINE RHODA - Wellspring - Songs of Freedom, Struggle and Spirit - 2009
SARA THOMSEN - All Across the Land - Everything Changes - 2008
ERIKA KULNYS - Rise Up - Rise Up- 2016

RAVEN SPIRIT – In the Wild – Folk Songs for Climate Justice – 2013 Peaceful Uprising

Playlist for 4/11/18

ESTHER GOLTON - Stay Warm - Stay Warm - 2013

Environment/Endangered Species:
JAMES DURST - An Occasional Eagle - Wish I Were Here - 2014 WorldWind
LEE MURDOCK - The Blue Pike Song - Loving Light - 2016
ARTHUR DAVENPORT - Jonathan Leviathan - Jonathan Leviathan – 2016
SI KAHN - Upstream - Bristol Bay - 2013 Strictly Country Records
JANET BATES - Celia Says (Dave Carter) - The Little Spinner - 2009

Anniversary of Phil Ochs' death 4/9/1976: PHIL OCHS - Changes - The Best of Broadside 1962-1988 - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways
PHIL OCHS - There But for Fortune - Phil Ochs - In Concert - 1966 Elektra
PHIL OCHS - When I'm Gone - Phil Ochs - In Concert - 1966 Elektra

War:
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Dance on the Killing Floor - 13 Songs Plus - 2015
CRAIG WERTH - Canvas of War - Ten Miles Out - 2011
STORYHILL - Better Angels - Shade of the Trees - 2010 Red House Records
JIM PAGE - Collateral Damage - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
SARA THOMSEN - Shattered Gardens - Somewhere to Begin - 2014

New CD/Labor:
JOE JENCKS - Shuttle & Loom (Si Kahn) - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music
JOE JENCKS - Morning Star (Si Kahn) - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music
JOE JENCKS - Third Shift (Si Kahn) - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music
JOE JENCKS - Union Miner (Si Kahn) - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music

Corporate Greed:
EVAN GREER - Their Eyes - Never Surrender - 2009 Riot Folk
JAN HAMMARLUND - Free Enterprise (Malvina Reynolds) - Uncovered Malvina Reynolds - 2015 Schroder Music
JOE JENCKS - You Don't Have the Right - I Hear Your Voice – 2003
RICHARD SHINDELL - Atlas Choking - Careless - 2016
PROFESSOR LOUIE - Corporate Power - Hurricane - 2008

Hard Times:
TIM GRIMM - Rumblin' in the Land - Thank You Tom Paxton - 2012 Vault Records
JENNIFER EVANS - There But for Fortune - The Last Cheap Hotel - 2014 Sweet Cody Boy Prods.
DAVE LIPPMAN - I Think There's More - I Hate Wal-Mart - 1998
SWAMP BROTHERS - Hard Times (Stephen Foster) - The Tennessee Sessions - 2015 Itchy Sabot Records

DAN SCHATZ - Hands Across the Waters - The Song and the Sigh - 2010
DAN SCHATZ – A Little Gracefulness (John Calvi) - The Song and the Sigh - 2010

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Playlist for 4/4/18

MLK Assassinated 4/4/1968:
BROTHER SUN - In the Name of Love - Some Part of the Truth - 2013 Brother Sun Music
TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA - Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks - Big Round World
JANET BATES - Martin - For All of His Wealth - 2007
STEVEN BLANE - I Hung My Head - The Shed Sessions - 2017
LARA HERSCOVITCH - Letters from a Ghost - Through A Frozen Midnight Sky - 2009

Slavery:
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Freedom Is a Constant Struggle - Get On Board! - 2007 Appleseed Recordings
TOM NEILSON - A Tramp's Thoughts (Jane Keep/Ethan Miller) - Fools No More – 2006
KAIA KATER - Rising Down - Nine Pin - 2016
MICAH & MARK ATKINSON - We'll Be Gone - Land of Broken Angels – 2016
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Free At Last – Steal Away: songs of the Underground Railroad -1984 Appleseed Recordings

Racism then:
JANE SAPP/SI KAHN/PETE SEEGER - Harriet Tubman (Walter Robinson) - Carry It On - 1987 Flying Fish Records
3 PENNY ACRE - Tulsa 1921 -Rag and Bone - 2013
PAMELA MEANS - Strange Fruit (Lewis Allan) - Single Bullet Theory - 2003 WIRL Records
BEN BEDFORD - Land of the Shadows - Land of the Shadows - 2009 Hopeful Sky Records
KATY MOFFATT - Here's to the State of Mississippi - Songs of Phil Ochs - 1995 Sliced Bread Records

Civil Rights Movement:
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - That Kind of Grace - Rhubarb Trees – 2011
MAGPIE - A Toast to Those Who Have Gone (Phil Ochs) - The Long Walk to Freedom Reunion Concert - 1997 Cultural Center for Social Change
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
JOE JENCKS - I Have Seen Freedom Being Born (Si Kahn) - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music

Racism Now:
JON FROMER - Another Black Man Gone - Gonna Take Us All - 2008
VINCENT CROSS - Michael Brown - Old Songs for Modern Folk - 2016
RANCHERS FOR PEACE - Walking Around Black - Single - 2013

Activism:
CRYS MATTHEWS - One and the Same - Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers – 2017
BREE NEWSOME - Stay Strong - Single - 2014

Joe Jencks at Mt. Toby Concerts:
JOE JENCKS – Let Me Sing You A Song - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers – 2017
JOE JENCKS - Solidarity Forever (Joe Jencks/Ralph Chaplin) - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017

Monday, April 2, 2018

Playlist for 3/28/18

Spring:
HEATHER MASSE - Bird Song (H. Masse/Nicky Mehta) - Bird Song - 2009 Red House Records
PETE SEEGER - Maple Syrup Time - Seeds: Songs of Pete Seeger, Vol. 3 - 2003 Appleseed Recordings

Iraq War started 3/19/2003:
DAVID ROVICS - Operation Iraqi Liberation - Songs for Mahmud - 2004
THEA HOPKINS - River of Fire - Chickasaw - 2007
ANNE FEENEY - Shell Game - If I Can't Dance - 2006
RICH EILBERT - Ocean of Sand - Back from the War – 2009
AMY MARTIN - Home Uninjured - Bind Me to Free - 2006

Three Mile Island Meltdown 3/28/1979:
DANA LYONS - Building One in My City - Animal - 1985
JEFFERSON PEPPER - The Crying Land - American Evolution - 2008
CHARLIE KING - Acres of Clams – So Far...So Good - 2013 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds
THE PRINCES OF SERENDIPITY -TG VANINI – Plutonium Pops – What She Said – 2011 Jaiya Records
TOM NEILSON - Just A Little Meltdown - Fools No More - 2006

Genocide:
DAVID ROVICS - 1492 -1939 – 2015
SARA THOMSEN - Halabja - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
DAVID FERRARD - Wild Flowers - Journeyman - 2011 Alter Road Records
JANET BATES - Rwanda - Another Child - 2006
CHARLIE KING - Kristallnacht Is Coming (Bob Franke) - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017

Laborers:
GREG KLYMA - Garbageman - Another Man's Treasure - 2013
MICHAEL BRAUNFELD - The Local - Full Circle - 2014
BARBARA DANE - Working People's Blues (Kenny Whitson) - Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard-Hitting Songs - 2018 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
STEVE ALLAIN - My Father's Only Son - Thirteen - 2011
ZOE MULFORD - When the Coffee's All Gone - Coyote Wings - 2013

New Album:
JOE JENCKS - Why Are the Guns Still Firing - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn- 2018 Turtle Bear Music
JOE JENCKS - I'm A Stranger in this Land - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music
JOE JENCKS - I Have Seen Freedom Being Born - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music
JOE JENCKS - The Old Labor Hall - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music
JOE JENCKS - Who Will Speak for Me - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music

For Suzy Polucci:
PAT HUMPHRIES - To My Old Brown Earth (Pete Seeger) - Seeds: The Songs of Pete Seeger, Vol. 3 - 2003 Appleseed Recordings