Hugo Chavez was elected President of Venezuela on Dec. 6, 1998. In recognition of his victory, today's show will feature songs about Central and South America and U.S. attempts at military domination of the region.
I'm a DJ on WMCB 107.9 LPFM in Greenfield, MA. I work for social justice as a member of the Western Mass. Raging Grannies and I sing in the Leverett Community Chorus.
As a member of the Mount Toby Friends Meeting, I present monthly concerts of music for social change through the Peace & Social Concerns Committee - See more at https://mttobyconcerts.wordpress.com/
Music of the People airs live every Wednesday on WMCB 107.9 FM, Greenfield, MA at 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. It is rebroadcast on the air on Saturday at 8:00 pm.
WMCB streams on the web at www.wmcb.net On the web, Music of the People airs: Wednesdays at 4:00 pm - Live Rebroadcasts: Thursdays at 4:00 am Saturday at 8:00 pm Sunday at 8:00 am
Music of the People is also rebroadcast on Valley Free Radio, 103.3 FM, Northampton, MA on Fridays at 7:00 - 9:00 am www.valleyfreeradio.org
Tune in to hear political folk music by independent singer/songwriters, who are not aired on commercial radio stations. Here songs by emma's revolution, David Rovics, Magpie, Kim & Reggie Harris, Anne Feeney, John McCutcheon, Si Kahn, Colleen Kattau, Joe Jencks, Bev Grant and many more.
The show is done in topical sets which often refer to a current political or social issue or the anniversary of a significant historical event. I play songs about war and peace, social and economic justice, racism, classism, immigration, labor struggles and civil rights.