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

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Playlist for 5/17/17

CHARLIE KING - Shoes - So Far…So Good - 2013 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds

Whistleblowers/Chelsea Manning released today:

TOM NEILSON - It's A Crime - 2013
DAVID NEAL - Bradley Manning - 2012 dissenter.firedoglake.com
GRAHAM NASH & JAMES RAYMOND - Almost Gone - Hugs for Chelsea - 2017
RYAN HARVEY - To Keep You Silent - Hugs for Chelsea - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Song for Chelsea Manning - Big Red Sessions - 2011

What's Wrong:
EVAN GREER - Their Eyes - Never Surrender - 2009 Riot Folk
SCOTT COOK - Further Down the Line - Further Down the Line - 2017
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Bleak - Cradle and Crow - 2016
GEOFF BARTLEY - Who's Drivin This Bus - 2016
ELIZA GILKYSON - Great Correction - Beautiful World - 2017

Resistance:
TOM MORELLO - Until the End - Hugs for Chelsea - 2017
EVAN GREER - Never Surrender - Never Surrender - 2009 Riot Folk
IKE REILLY - Bolt Cutter - Hugs for Chelsea - 2017
MARC BLACK - Sometime A Spark - Sometime A Spark - 2012
KRISTEN GRAVES - Folk Army - Now Ain't the Time for Tears - 2014

Nuclear Power:
CHARLIE KING - Acres of Clams - So Good - 2013 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds
TOM NEILSON - Just A Little Meltdown - Fools No More - 2006
THE PRINCES OF SERENDIPITY-TG VANINI - Plutonium Pops - What She Said - 2011 Jaiya Records
DAVID ROVICS - Minami Sanriku - Ten New Songs - 2011
THE SWEET LOWDOWN - Fallout- Chasing the Sun - 2014

Draft Resistance:
DAR WILLIAMS - I Had No Right - The Green World - 2000 Razor & Tie
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Not My War - RPM - 2011 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
JANET BATES - Prisoner of Conscience - Another Child - 2006
JON BROOKS - War Resister - Moth Nor Rust - 2009
PHILOCHS - Draft Dodger Rag - I Ain't Marching Anymore - 1965 Elektra

CHARLIE KING - Imagine Healthcare - So Far…So Good - 2013 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Playlist for 5/10/17

SKINNER & T'WITCH - England's Spring - The Fool's Journey – 2017

War:
SKINNER & T'WITCH - Nelson's Brew - The Fool's Journey - 2017
MAGPIE - The Battle of Shiloh - The Civil War (Songs & Stories Untold) - 2012
PAUL SACHS - Every Mother's Son - Love Is Love – 2016
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Christmas in the Trenches - Water from Another Time - 1989 Rounder Records
PETE SEEGER - Viva la Quince Brigada - Songs of the Spanish Civil War, Vols. 1 & 2 - 2014 Smithsonian Folkways
LAURA WETZLER - Flying - Flying - 2011

Walls:
MONTGOMERY DELANEY - The Walls - Almost Any one - 2016
JOSH JOFFEN - The Wall - Postcard from Antigua - 2010
JACKSON BROWNE - Walls and Doors - Standing in the Breach - 2014 Inside Recordings
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Promised Land - Parts & Labor - 2014
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Justice Song of the Birds - Cradle and Crow - 2016

Live interview with Laura Wetzler and Wes Brown on base, and NELCWIT counselor Zoraida Agudelo:
LAURA WETZLER – The Fracking Blues – 2016
LAURA WETZLER - Which Side Are You On
LAURA WETZLER - Siete Hijos
LAURA WETZLER – Choices
LAURA WETZLER - Bmakom (In A Place)
LAURA WETZLER - Nobody's Gonna Make It Out Here Alone

Prisons:
LARA HERSCOVITCH - Will the Circle Be Unbroken/the Flame - Misfit - 2016
JOHN FLYNN - Reggie's Question (What's in a Name) - America's Waiting - 2009
MONTGOMERY DELANEY - Daddy's Name - Almost Any one - 2016
THE STRAY BIRDS - Hands of Man - Magic Fire - 2016

Refugees:
DAVID ROVICS - Upon Our Shores - 2015
PAUL SACHS - Families of the Disappeared - Love Is Love - 2016

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Playlist for 5/3/17

MOUTHS OF BABES - Spring - Brighter in the Dark - 2017

May Day/Internat'l. Workers Day:
ANNE FEENEY - The Internationale (Pottier/Degeyter) - Jail for Justice - 2000
JOHN McCUTCHEON - There Is Power In A Union (Joe Hill) - Joe Hill's Last Will - 2015
TOM JURAVICH - Power in A Union (Billy Bragg) - Altar of the Bottom Line - 2007 Finnegan Music
JOE JENCKS - Solidarity Forever (Joe Jencks/Ralph Chaplin) - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017

Labor Strikes:
BEN BEDFORD - Mother Jones on the Line - Land of the Shadows - 2009 Hopeful Sky Records
ARLO GUTHRIE with the Dillards - Ludlow Massacre (Woody Guthrie) - Thirty-two Cents - 2008 Rising Son Records
SI KAHN - Brookside Strike - In My Heart - 1994 Rounder Records
PADDY MILLS - Bay View Massacre - Race to the Bottom - 2014 Our Hometown Music
LOUISE MOSRIE - Battle of Blair Mountain - Home - 2010 Zoe Cat Music

Suicide:
MOUTHS OF BABES - Brighter in the Dark - Brighter in the Dark - 2017
MICAH & MARK ATKINSON - Hymn for a Troubled Friend - Land of Broken Angels - 2016
HONOR FINNEGAN - Swimming - Roses and Victory - 2016
JOHN McCUTCHEON – Dearest Martha – Gonna Rise Again – 1987 Rounder Records
JOE JENCKS - Going Home - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017

Justice:
JOE JENCKS – Let Me Sing You A Song - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017
BILLY BRAGG with Eliza Carthy - If I Had A Hammer (Pete Seeger/Lee Hays) - The Songs of Pete Seeger, Vol. 2 - 2001 Appleseed Recordingss
GATHERING TIME - Songs of Hope & Freedom - Songs of Hope & Freedom – 2008
PHIL OCHS - Power and the Glory - All The News That's Fit To Sing - 1964 Elektra

Injustice:
JOE JENCKS - The Lady Juliana (Kat Eggleston) - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017
DAVE GUNNING - I Robbed the Company Store - Lift - 2015 Wee House of Music
THE LORDS OF LIECHTENSTEIN - Marie - Oh, Hello Sweetie Pie – 2016
JOHN ROBERTS & DEBRA COWAN - Anderson's Coast - Ballads Long and Short - 2015 Golden Hind Music
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Sharecropper's Son - Trolling for Dreams - 2017

Gay Pride/LGBTQ:
PAT HUMPHRIES - People Love - Hands - 2001 Appleseed
LINQ - Diversity Dance - Life Goes On - 2009 Linq Songs
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER – Everything Possible (Fred Small) – Dancin' in the Kitchen – 2015 Community Music, Inc
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER – I Belong to A Family – Dancin' in the Kitchen – 2015 Community Music, Inc

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Playlist for 4/26/17

LGBTQ:
SI KAHN - Who's in the Bathroom with Me? - 2106
RICH EILBERT - Which Bathroom Should I Use - 2016
ROY ZIMMERMAN - I Want a Marriage Like They Had in the Bible - You're Getting Sleepy - 2011
CARRIE FERGUSON - Girls Like Me - Riding on the Back of the Wind - 2009
ORDINARY ELEPHANT - Who I Am - Before I Go - 2017

Immigration:
MERLIN SNIDER - Fly Away Sail Away - One Light Many Windows - 2016
ALICE HOWE - Homeland Blues - You've Been Away So Long - 2016
ELIAS ALEXANDER & Bywater Band - Earth and Stone - Bywater - 2016 Fresh Haggis Music
DOUGIE MacLEAN - The Boatbuilders - Who Am I - 2001 Dunkeld Records
EAGLE McCALL - The Leavin' of Liverpool - Song of the Seas - 2012 Michael E. Bryant

Leaders:

MERLIN SNIDER - Abraham's Light - One Light Many Windows - 2016
SCOTT COOK - Walk That Lonesome Valley - Further Down the Line - 2017
LARRY MURANTE - Nelson - Patch of Sky - 2016
ANNE FEENEY - Fannie Sellins - Union Maid - 2003

War/PTSD:
JAN GILLIES - Joshua - Change is Coming – 2013
FREEBO - A Soldier at War - Before the Separation - 2005 Poppabo Music
HEATHER MALONEY - Involuntary - Make Me Break - 2015
IAN FOSTER - The Stinging Nettle - Sleeper Year - 2017

Political & Media Control:

JAN GILLIES - Nobody Home - Change is Coming - 2013
TOM NEILSON - It's A Crime - 2013
DAVID ROVICS - Who Will Tell the People - Living in these Times - 2001
CHARLIE KING & KAREN BRANDOW - The News, The Blues and the People Take II - Higher Ground - 2008

Sustainable Living:
MERLIN SNIDER - Fresh Dirt - One Light Many Windows - 2016
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Soup - Supper's on the Table - 2001 Rounder Records
ALL-SHE-WROTE - Rock River - Passing It On - 2017
PADDY MILLS - The Good Life - The Good Life - 2016

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Playlist for 4/19/17

Change:
TAJ MAHAL & KEB' MO' - Waiting on the World to Change (John Mayer) - TajMo – 2017
DAVE GUNNING - Sing It Louder (Dave Gunning/Sally Spring) - Lift - 2015
MATT BORRELLO - Tear It Down - A Dollar & A Kiss - 2015
LARA HERSCOVITCH - The Bravest Thing - Misfit – 2016
SALLY BARRIS/CLIFF EBERHARDT/LOUISE MOSRIE - With One Voice One Guitar - 2014

Terrorism:
LIZ MITCHELL - In My City - Single - 2013
HANNEKE CASSEL - The Marathon (For Boston) - Dot the Dragon's Eyes - 2013 Cassel Records
SONIA – I Am the Enemy - I Am the Enemy - No Bomb Is Smart - 2004
TONY DENIKOS - Kill 'Em All - Time Tells Tales - 2003
DAVID ROVICS - One Day in Kenya - Letter to My Landlord - 2016

Earth Day:
MOLLY ANDREWS - Now Is the Cool of the Day (Jean Ritchie) - Dear Jean -2014 Jean Ritchie CD Project Trust
BEN BEDFORD - PrairyErth- The Pilot and the Flying Machine - 2016
CARRIE FERGUSON - Beautiful World - Riding on the Back of the Wind - 2009
JOHN SMITH - This Field - The Longing Road - 2014 Blue Pine Music
LIBBY RODERICK - If the World Were My Lover - How Could Anyone - 2005

Justice:
JON BROOKS - God Pt. IV - Moth Nor Rust - 2009
FRED GILLEN, JR. - We the People - Wage Love - 2015 Dys Records
APARNA LAKSHMI - Can I Get a Witness - Points of Light & the Constellation - 2011
PHIL OCHS - Power and the Glory - All The News That's Fit To Sing - 1964 Elektra
JON FROMER - If You're Looking for Freedom - Looking for Freedom - 2015 PM Press

Women:
JACK WILLIAMS - Ain't I A Woman? (Sojourner Truth/Jack Hardy) - Far Away, Long Ago - 2017
HEATHER PIERSON - I'll Never Know Freedom Again - The Hard Work of Living - 2013 Sacred Vessel Recordings
ELLEN BUKSTEL - You're Not Better Than Me - Daddy's Little Girl - 2008
KELLEIGH McKENZIE - Underground - Chances - 2008 Zatchubilly Music
KRISTIN LEMS - The Heart of A Woman - You, Me, and All of the Above - 2015 Carolsdatter Prods.

Songs for the Spirit:
JACK WILLIAMS - Sing-Song World - Far Away, Long Ago - 2017
SCOTT COOK - One More Time Around - One More Time Around - 2013
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER – Dancin' in the Kitchen – Dancin' in the Kitchen – 2015 Community Music, Inc

Friday, April 14, 2017

Playlist for 4/12/17

YO-YO MA and THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE - Green (Vincent's Tune) - Sing Me Home - 2016 Sony Music

Nuclear War:
DAVID ROVICS - Hiroshima - Return - 2003
SARA THOMSEN - Keeping the Peace - By Breath - 2003
ROD MacDONALD - Unearthly Fire - 2011 So. Florida Folk Fest
JIM PAGE - Hiroshima, Nagasaki Russian Roulette - Best of Broadside 1962-1988 - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways
ANNE FEENEY - Take Them Down - Have You Been to Jail for Justice? - 2000

Hot spots/War:
DAVID ROVICS - Korea - Songs for Mahmud - 2004
DAN SCHATZ - Sarajevo - Bring the Morning Home - 2007
JOHN McCUTCHEON - We Know War - Stand Up! - 2004 Appalseed Prods.
RANDALL WILLIAMS - Lebanon - One Night in Louisiana - 2007
CHARLIE KING & KAREN BRANDOW - Who Will Be Next on the Gallows? - Higher Ground - 2008 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds

Horrors of War:
JIM PAGE - Collateral Damage - Collateral Damage - 2002
CRAIG WERTH - Canvas of War - Ten Miles Out - 2011
AMY SPEACE - The Weight of the World - The Killer in Me - 2008 Wildflower Records
SARA THOMSEN - Shattered Gardens - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
RODNEY BROWN - Casualty of War - Until You Come Home - 2009 George Mann

Palestine:
THREE LITTLE BIRDS - Apartheid - 2012 youtube.com
JON BROOKS - Son of Hamas - Delicate Cages - 2011
DAVE LIPPMAN - More Dead and Gaza Moans - Boycott & Divestment Songs, Vol. 1 – 2015
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - In Jerusalem - 2015
JIM PAGE - Palestine - Collateral Damage - 2002

Environmental destruction:
BEV GRANT - Mother's Wrath - It's Personal - 2017
TOM NEILSON - Solstice Morning - Biomess - 2010
JUD CASWELL - For Sale - Blackberry Time - 2007 Alderdown Music
PAUL SACHS - Oil Town - Oil Town - 2011

HOLLY NEAR - I Am Willing - Until You Come Home - 2009 George Mann
SARA THOMSEN – Deep Peace - By Breath – 2003

Playlist for 4/5/17

CHRISTOPHER MARK JONES - I Saw the Sea - Incantations – 2017
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Snow in April - Supper's On the Table - 2005 A

Immigration:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Immigrant - Supper's On the Table - 2005 Appalsongs
MARA LEVINE - Immigrant Dream (Bob Wright) - Jewels and Harmony - 2013
DAVID ROVICS - Before Their Ship Arrived - Spies Are Reading My Blog-2013
CHRISTOPHER MARK JONES - Miguel y Celestina - Atlantica - 2014 Small Batch Music
BEV GRANT & The Dissident Daughters - In America - Cheeky Woman - 2006

Labor:
DAVE LIPPMAN - When We Stand Up for 15 - You Don't Own the World - 2016
DAVE LIPPMAN - Are We Gonna Make Some Noise? - You Don't Own the World - 2016
DAVID ROVICS - 15 - When I'm Elected President - 2014
BYRD & STREET - Workin' Man - This Much Is True - 2017
ANNE FEENEY - War on the Workers - Union Maid - 2003

The 1 %/Inequality:
DAVE LIPPMAN - You Don't Own the World - You Don't Own the World - 2016
ZOE MULFORD - Zillionaire - Small Brown Birds - 2017
CHRISTOPHER MARK JONES - I Saw the Sea - Incantations - 2017
NORMAN BLAKE - High Rollers - Brushwood Songs & Stories - 2017
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Organized Crime - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005 Riot Folk

Fracking:
DAVE LIPPMAN - Bakken Frackin' Oil Train - You Don't Own the World - 2016
SEIZE THE DAY - Frakka Hakka - Making Waves - 2016
ROY ZIMMERMAN - The Faucet's on Fire - Single - 2014
LENNY SOLOMON - The Fracking Song - Under My Hat - 2014
WOOL&GRANT - Get the Frack Outta Here (Bev Grant/Daniel A. Weiss) - Wool&Grant - 2013 Ina May Wool and Bev Grant

Stand Up:
DAVE LIPPMAN - We Shall Not Be De-Climatized - You Don't Own the World - 2016
JANET BATES - Calling for You - Another Child - 2006
THE LUCKY SISTERS - These Hands (Dave Gunning) - So Lucky - 2015 Patio Records
3HATTRIO - Get Up Stand Up - Solitaire - 2016
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Joe Hill's Last Will (Joe Hill/John McCutcheon) - Joe Hill's Last Will - 2015 Appalsongs
ERIKA KULNYS – Stand Up – 2015

Songs for the Spirit:
BYRD & STREET - Money's Good - This Much Is True - 2017
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Three Chords and the Truth - Trolling for Dreams - 2017
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Calling All the Children Home - Supper's on the Table - 2001 Rounder Records

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Playlist for 3/29/17

Spring:
PADDY MILLS - When Spring Comes Around - 3 Lefts - 2011 Ormalnye Records
LYNN HOLLYFIELD - Spring- In the Balance - 2014

The Media:
DAVE RUDOLF - Enquirer - Acoustic Live - 2014
THE STRAY BIRDS - All the News - Magic Fire - 2016
DAVE LIPPMAN - The Times They Aren’t A-Changin’ - Single - 2014
DAVID ROVICS - All the News That's Fit to Sing - All the News That's Fit to Sing – 2014
CHARLIE KING & KAREN BRANDOW - The News, The Blues and the People Take II - Higher Ground - 2008 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds

What's wrong:
CHRISTOPHER MARK JONES - I Saw the Sea - Incantations - 2017
LINQ – Time to Draw the Line – 2017
IAN ROBB - They're Taking It Away - From Different Angels – 1994
BILLY CROCKETT – Rabbit Hole - Rabbit Hole – 2016
SONIA RUTSTEIN - No Bomb Is Smart - No Bomb Is Smart -2004

Environment/Earth's destruction:
DAVID ROVICS - Mud Slide - All the News That's Fit to Sing – 2014
JOHN COSTER - Last Stand on the Land - Lost Horizon - 2013
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - When I Was Your Age - Parts & Labor - 2014
THE LONELY HEARTSTRING BAND - Songbird - Deep Waters - 2016
JIM SCOTT - A Song for the Earth - Earth Sky Love & Dreams - 2001

Empire/Genocide:
LEONARD COHEN - The Future - The Future - 1992 Sony Music
PAT WICTOR – Knock on the Door (Phil Ochs) – This Is Absolutely Real: Visions & Versions of Phil Ochs – 2017
LYNNE TAYLOR - Grand Empire - When Lightning Strikes - 2014
DAVID ROVICS - Meanwhile in Afghanistan - Meanwhile in Afghanistan - 2013
DAVID FERRARD - Wild Flowers - Journeyman - 2011 Alter Road Records

Speak out and stand together:
ERIKA KULNYS - Rise Up - Rise Up- 2016
FRICTION FARM - Believe - Believe - 2004 Quinn & Stay
BEV GRANT - National Anthem: Arise! Arise! (Jean Rohe) - It's Personal - 2017

John McCutcheon at mttobyconcerts.wordpress.com - Thursday, April 6, 7:30 pm
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Black Sea - Stand Up! - 2004 Appalseed Productions
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Y'all Means All - Trolling for Dreams – 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

Playlist for 3/22/17

CHUCK BERRY (RIP)– Promised Lane

Spring
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Shake Off the Snow - Cradle and Crow - 2016
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

Labor - Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire:
SI KAHN - Washington Square - Courage - 2010 Strictly Country Records
TWANGTOWN PARAMOURS - Chains - The Promise of Friday Night - 2012 Inside Edge Records
BEV GRANT - Ballad of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire (Ruth Rubin) - We Were There! - 2002

Labor - Unions:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Step by Step - Water from Another Time - 1989 Rounder Records
ANNE FEENEY - Which Side Are You On? (Florence Reese) - Union Maid - 2003
SI KAHN/SUE MASSEK - I Don't Want Your Millions Mister (Jim Garland) - Precious Memories - 2015 Strictly Country Records
MONDAY MORNING DENIAL - Harry Bridges (Harry Stamper) - Scoundrels That We Are - 2016
SHELBY BOTTOM DUO & Friends - What We Want (Joe Hill/Percy Wenrich) - Joe Hill Roadshow - 2016

Health Care:
ROY ZIMMERMAN - Dear Number 10369924053887 - Thanks for the Support - 2008 Metaphor Records
JULIE SNOW - The Pink One - No Ordinary Love - 2016
BILLY MITCHELL - Prescription Drugs - Detour - 2011
LINQ - Prescription Chaos - Rx and the Side Effects - 2009 Linq Music
ANNE FEENEY - National Health Care Now! (Anne Feeney/Rory McLeod, Brian Cutean) - Union Maid - 2003

Drought:

JULIE SNOW - No Tears - No Ordinary Love - 2016
LINDA BULL - Smells Like Rain - The Merri Soul Sessions - 2014
TODD BURGE with Kathy Mattea - Water Works - Imitation Life – 2015

Oneness/Peace:
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Lambs Get Slaughtereed - Cradle and Crow – 2016
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS – Earth (David Roth) - Simplicity - 2002 Appleseed Recordings
ALL-SHE-WROTE - If I Were Free - Passing It On - 2017
COLLEEN KATTAU - Peace Loving Nation (Jolie Rickman) - In My Name - 2012
SI KAHN - Peace Will Rise - Courage - 2010 Strictly Country Records
BLACK EYED PEAS - One Tribe - The End - 2009

John McCutcheon promo:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Room Here for Another - What It's Like - 1990 Rounder Records
JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Farmer Is the Woman - Gonna Rise Again - 1987 Rounder

ROY ZIMMERMAN - To Be A Liberal - Thanks for the Support - 2008 Metaphor Records

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Playlist for 3/15/17

One:
ALL-SHE-WROTE - One and Many (Noel Paul Stookey) - Passing It On - 2017
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Swimming to the Other Side - Roots, Rock & Revolution - 2006 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
SARA THOMSEN - The Heartbeat Drum - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - I Am You (Anne Hills & Michael Smith) - Rhubarb Trees - 2011
KAIA KATER - Rising Down - Nine Pin - 2016

Environment - Coal Disasters:
MICAH & MARK ATKINSON - Wall of Water - Land of Broken Angels - 2016
RANDY BROWNING - Black Waters (Jean Ritchie) - Radical Rags - 2007
TWANGTOWN PARAMOURS - Widow of the Mountain - The Promise of Friday Night - 2012 Inside Edge Records
SUSIE GLAZE – West Virginia Mine Disaster (Jean Ritchie) – Dear Jean - 2014
TOM NEILSON - Solstice Morning - Biomess - 2010

Environment - Climate Change:
ALL-SHE-WROTE - Once the Ice Caps Melt - Passing It On - 2017
COLLEEN KATTAU - When's It Gonna Rain - Promo CD - 2015
RUSTIC RIDERS - Drop in The Bucket - Wake Up! - 2015
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Sun and the Wind - RPM - 2011 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

Sustainable Living:
ALL-SHE-WROTE - Rock River - Passing It On - 2017
PADDY MILLS - The Good Life - The Good Life - 2016
PUTNAM SMITH - If I Had a Time Machine - 99 Desires - 2016
TIM GRIMM - 80 Acres - Farm Songs - 2009
ANNIE PATTERSON - Gone Gonna Rise Again (Si Kahn) - Mountain Side – 2011

Simpler Times:
ALL-SHE-WROTE - Grandpa - Passing It On - 2017
ADLER & HEARNE - Rain Dreams - Simpatico - 2016
SCOTT COOK - New Grist - One More Time Around - 2013
JULIA GOLD - Discontinued - Sixty - 2016
MICHAEL JOHNATHON - The Dream - The Dream - 2016

HOLLY NEAR - Peace Becomes You - Peace Becomes You - 2012

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Playlist for 3/8/17

International Women's Day:
SCOTT COOK - Fellas, Get Out the Way - Further Down the Line - 2017
BEV GRANT - We Were There - We Were There! - 2002
CURTIS & LORETTA - Willmar 8 (We Are All Equal You Know) - When There's Good to Be Done - 2015
BEV GRANT - The Women Are Coming - 2003
ANNE FEENEY - Union Maid (Woody Guthrie/Ginny Hildebrand/Cappie Israel) - Union Maid – 2003

Women in labor:
ELLEN BUKSTEL - Real Woman - Daddy's Little Girl - 2008
TERRI HENDRIX - Fifty Shades of Hey - Love You Strong - 2016
ASHLEY STORROW - Sweet Matilda - The Bear and the Bird - 2016
SHARON GOLDMAN - Kol Isha (A Woman's Voice) - Kol Isha (A Woman's Voice) - 2016

Sheros:
SCOTT COOK - Walk That Lonesome Valley - Further Down the Line - 2017
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Forgotten - 22 Days - 2013 Appalsongs
SARA THOMSEN - The Ballad of Molly Ivins - Somewhere to Begin - 2014

What's Wrong:
SCOTT COOK - Further Down the Line - Further Down the Line - 2017
MICHAEL G. RONSTADT - Promised Land -Bridging the Gap - 2010
SONIA RUTSTEIN - No Bomb Is Smart - No Bomb Is Smart -2004
HEALY & JURAVICH - Storm About Us - Tangled in Our Dreams - 2006 Finnegan Music

Oil:
SCOTT COOK - Alberta, You're Breaking My Heart (Scott Cook/Benjamin Caldwell) - Further Down the Line - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Oil Train - Spies Are Reading My Blog - 2013
DANA HUBBARD - Petroleum People - Folk Songs for Climate Justice - 2013 Peaceful Uprising
RED TAIL WING - Shale Town - Fall Away Blues - 2016

Hard Times:
THE YOUNGERS - No Money - Picture of You - 2016
PAT WICTOR – There But for Fortune (Phil Ochs) – This Is Absolutely Real: Visions & Versions of Phil Ochs – 2017

Promo for Mt.Toby Concert:
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - High Over the Hudson - Single 2014
PAT WICTOR - Existentialist Blues - Sunset Waltz - 2008
REGGIE HARRIS/PAT WICTOR with Greg Greenway & Freebo – Wade in the Water – youtube

Monday, March 6, 2017

Playlist for 3/1/17

PADDY MILLS - Almost Spring - The Good Life - 2016

Donald Trump:
TIM GRIMM - Gonna Be Great - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - God's Gift to the Caliphate - Letter to My Landlord - 2016
DAVE LIPPMAN - National Drumpfhood Week - 2016
RACHAEL SAGE - Tomorrow - The Tide - 2017
ROY ZIMMERMAN – T-Rump – 2017
JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Bible - Trolling for Dreams - 2017

Change:
TIM GRIMM - These Rollin Hills - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
JOHN COSTER - The World Has Changed - The World Has Changed - 2002 Sakkara Records
DAVE GUNNING - This Changin' Wind (Dave Gunning/Ray Stewart) - Lift - 2015 Wee House of Music
NORMAN BLAKE - The Truth Will Stand (When This World's on Fire) - Brushwood Songs & Stories - 2017
DAN WEBER - Oh Woody - What I'm Lookin For - 2015

Environmental Destruction:
TIM GRIMM - Black Snake - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
DAN SCHATZ- The Promise of the Sowing - The Promise of the Sowing - 2015 Folk-Legacy Records
PATRICK SYLVEST - Those Lands - Sylvestrings - 2011
HARPETH RISING - Well Hell - Shifted - 2015 Grimm Rising
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Rising Tide - Parts & Labor - 2014

Immigration/Irish:
TIM GRIMM - The Hungry Grass - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
RUNA - Paddy's Lamentations - Shilling - Live -2016
ANNE FEENEY - Kilkelly - Enchanted Way - 2010
THE BURNS SISTERS - Clare to Here - Looking Back - 2015 Sisters Music
JIM SHARKEY - Adieu to Belashanny (Words: William Allingham) - Sweet Anne's Road - 2015

Earth's Gifts:
TIM GRIMM - Thirteen Years - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
SCOTT COOK - Pass It Along - One More Time Around - 2013
JOHN SMITH - This Field - The Longing Road - 2014 Blue Pine Music
PUTNAM SMITH - Come for the Flowers - 99 Desires - 2016

TIM GRIMM - Over the Waves - A Stranger in This Time - 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

Playlist for 2/22/17

President's Day:
DAVID ROVICS - When I'm Elected President - When I'm Elected President - 2014
CHATHAM STREET - House of Fools - All That Mattered - 2011
AZTEC TWO-STEP - Falling Down Clowns - Cause & Effect - 2012 Red Engine Records
DAVE LIPPMAN - Moral Mondays - Food, Clothing & Glaciers - 2010
CHARLIE KING - There Is A Wall - So Far...So Good - 2013

Facism:
CHARLIE KING & KAREN BRANDOW - King of the Whole Wide World - Higher Ground - 2008
LEONARD COHEN - The Future - The Future - 1992 Sony Music
CRAIG WERTH - My Way or the Highway - The Spokes Man - 2010
GREG ENGLE - Absolute Power - Take It Personally - 2009

Immigration:
CHIP TAYLOR & CARRIE RODRIGUEZ - Who's Gonna Build That Wall - 2016
DAVID ROVICS - Statue in the Harbor - When I'm Elected President - 2014
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
JOSH JOFFEN - The Wall - Postcard from Antigua - 2010

Health Care:
ANNE FEENEY - National Health Care Now! (Anne Feeney/Rory McLeod, Brian Cutean) - Union Maid - 2003
TOM NEILSON - In A Public Place - In A Public Place - 1991
RAY KORONA - Trimming the Fat Right Off the Budget - The Safe Thing to Do - 2005
ROY ZIMMERMAN - Dear Number 10369924053887 - Thanks for the Support - 2008 Metaphor Records
ELISE WITT - Blessed Nation (Pete Seeger/Jim Musselman/Elise Witt) - Valise - 2009

Holocaust:
CHUCK BRODSKY - Gerta - Subtotal Eclipse - 2011
NOEL PAUL STOOKEY – Jean Claude (Stookey/Lan O'Kun/Richard Unsworth) - At Home - 2015 New World Multimedia
TIM GRIMM - Anne in Amsterdam - The Turning Point - 2013
DAVID ROVICS -Sugihara - Troubador - 2010
DAVID ROVICS - Denmark, 1943 - The Other Side - 2015

Hard Times/Hope:
DANIELLE MIRAGLIA - Glimmer of Gold - Box of Troubles - 2011
GEOFF BARTLEY - I've Endured (Ola Belle Reed/David Reed) - Mercy for the Dispossessed - 2012
BETH DeSOMBRE - Dandelion Wine - I Was Here - 2016
DAVE LIPPMAN - I Think There's More - I Hate Wal-Mart - 1998

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Playlist for 2/15/17

Happy Valentine's Day:
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER - You Are Love (Tom Paxton) - Get Up and Do Right - 2017
JOE JENCKS - The Sweetest of Rose - The Candle and the Flame - 2007
DENNIS CARAHER - Snapdragons - Radio Boy - 2006
PAUL BUCHANAN - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (Ewan MacColl) - Joy of Living -Compass Records - 2015

Environmental destruction:
LEE MURDOCK - The Blue Pike Song - Loving Light - 2016
THE LONELY HEARTSTRING BAND - Songbird - Deep Waters - 2016
JAMES DURST - An Occasional Eagle - Wish I Were Here - 2014 WorldWind
SI KAHN - Upstream - Bristol Bay - 2013 Strictly Country Records

Civil War:
LEE MURDOCK - The Cumberland's Crew - Loving Light - 2016
BEN BEDFORD - Lincoln's Man - Lincoln's Man - 2008
SALLY SPRING - Boys in the Cornfield - Made of Stars - 2010 Sniffinpup Records
JENNIE AVILA - Breakfast at The Heck's - Civil War - 2009
LOUISE MOSRIE - Leave Your Gun - Lay It Down - 2014 Zoe Cat Music

JOHN SHELDON – The Same Water

Religion:

EILEEN KOZLOFF - Five thousand Seven Hundred Seventy Five - Just Words - 2017
BEAUCOUP BLUE - I Surrender - Hearts at Home - 2005
JOHN FLYNN - Not with My Jesus - Dragon - 2003 Metta Four Records
DAVID ROVICS - Who Would Jesus Bomb - Songs for Mahmud - 2004
HOLLY NEAR - I Ain't Afraid - And Still We Sing: The Outspoken Collection - 2002 Hereford Music

Peace
HOLLY NEAR - Peace Becomes You - Peace Becomes You - 2012
SIOBHAN QUINN & MICHAEL BOWERS - Let It Come - Dreamers, Lovers and Outlaws - 2007 Roundhouse Music
HEALY & JURAVICH - Song for Peace - Tangled in Our Dreams - 2006 Finnegan Music
SI KAHN - Peace Will Rise - Courage - 2010 Strictly Country Records

Song
HOLLY NEAR - One Good Song - Peace Becomes You - 2012
LOUISE MOSRIE - Singing My Heart Out - Lay It Down - 2014 Zoe Cat Music
SARA THOMSEN - Somewhere to Begin (T.R. Ritchie) - Somewhere to Begin – 2014

CAMELA WIDAD - Warriors of Love (Camela Widad/Carmen M Taylor) - Warriors of Love - 2014

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Playlist for 2/8/17

Winter:
ZOE MULFORD - February Thunder - Small Brown Birds - 2017
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER - Chilly Winds - Get Up and Do Right - 2017

Immigration/Refugees:
ZOE MULFORD - Answer the Knock at the Door - Small Brown Birds - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Before Their Ship Arrived – Spies Are Reading My Blog-2013
ALAN REID - The Road of Tears - Recollection - 2010 Temple Records
BROTHER SUN - Lady of the Harbor (Joe Jencks) - Some Part of the Truth - 2013
ZOE MULFORD - The Queen of Skye - Small Brown Birds - 2017

Racism
ZOE MULFORD - The President Sang Amazing Grace - Small Brown Birds - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Trayvon - Spies Are Reading My Blog - 2013
COLVIN & EARLE - Tell Moses - 2016
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER - Oh, Had I A Golden Thread (Pete Seeger) - Get Up and Do Right – 2017

Economy/Greed
ZOE MULFORD - Zillionaire - Small Brown Birds - 2017
THE HOT NUT RIVETERS - The Corporate Welfare Song (Anne Feeney) - War on the Workers/A Tribute to Anne Feeney - 2016
DAVE DERSHAM - More, More, More - The Burn of Summer - 2003
PAUL SIMON - The Werewolf - Stranger to Stranger - 2016

Morality
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER - Song of Joy (Ken Whiteley) - Get Up and Do Right - 2017
ROOSEVELT DIME - Pass It On (Bob Marley & the Wailers) - Red Shoes - 2016
STRING DUSTERS - I Believe - The Infamous - 2016
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Swimming to the Other Side - Roots, Rock & Revolution - 2006 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
JOHN SHELDON - The Same Water

Climate Change
BEV GRANT - Mother's Wrath - It's Personal - 2017
TOM NEILSON - Where Greenland Used to Be - Where Greenland Used to Be - 2012
MICHAEL BRAUNFELD - Washed Away - Full Circle - 2014
BROOKS WILLIAMS - Backwater Blues - Brooks' Blues - 2016

Rise Up
BEV GRANT - National Anthem: Arise! Arise! (Jean Rohe) - It's Personal - 2017
3HATTRIO - Get Up Stand Up - Solitaire - 2016
ERIKA KULNYS - Rise Up - Rise Up- 2016

Playlist for 1/25/17

Change/Time:
SARA THOMSEN - Metamorphosis - Everything Changes - 2008
ORDINARY ELEPHANT - Before I Go - Before I Go - 2017
SCOTT COOK - The Poet Game - One More Time Around - 2013
JOE CROOKSTON - Impermanent Things - Georgia I'm Here - 2014
MARA LEVINE - River (Bill Staines) - Jewels and Harmony - 2013

Water:
SARAH UNDERHILL & IAN WORPOLE - Hole in the Ground - Chimaera - 2004
SARA THOMSEN - Precious Water - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
STILL ON THE HILL - When I Go to Water - Once A River - 2014 Kelly & Donna Mulhollan
LUCY BILLINGS - Carry the Water - Carry the Water - 2014
TODD BURGE - Water Works - Imitation Life - 2015

Oil Spills:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Black Sea - Stand Up! - 2004 Appalseed Productions
DAVID ROVICS - Cordova - Troubador - 2010
CRABTREE & MILLS - Pelican Bay - Rise Above - 2011 Free & Easy Music
THE HOLLANDS! - That Fatal Shore - Folk Songs for Climate Justice - 2013 Peaceful Uprising

Fracking:
PAUL SACHS - When the River Didn't Flow - Oil Town - 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 (Bev Grant/Daniel A. Weiss) - Wool&Grant - 2013 Ina May Wool and Bev Grant

Immigration:
DAVID ROVICS - Guanajuato - Ten Thousand Miles Away – 2009
SAM BAKER - Migrants - Say Grace - 2013
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Nothing Like You - 22 Days - 2013 Appalsongs
JOE JENCKS - Bracero (Phil Ochs) - Links in a Chain - 2009
ANI DiFRANCO - Deportee (Woody Guthrie) - Woody Guthrie at 100 - 2012 Legacy Recordings

Freedom/Justice:
SARA THOMSEN - Between the Clotheslines - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
JACKSON BROWNE - Walls and Doors - Standing in the Breach - 2014 Inside Recordings
FRED GILLEN, JR. - We the People - Wage Love - 2015 Dys Records

One/Interconnectedness:
JENNIFER CUTTING'S OCEAN ORCHESTRA - Waves - Waves - 2017

Death:

JENNIFER CUTTING'S OCEAN ORCHESTRA - Steady As You Go - Waves - 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Playlist for 1/18/17

MARTIN LUTHER KING:
BROTHER SUN - In the Name of Love - Some Part of the Truth - 2013
FRICTION FARM - Birmingham - Every Mile Is a Memory - 2010 Aidan Quinn & Christine Stay
TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA - Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks - Big Round World
ERIC BALKEY - Atticus Taught Me - 2012 Single
GEOFF BARTLEY - Litany for January 15 (Chip Quinn) - Mercy for the Dispossessed - 2012

Women's March:

ELLEN BUKSTEL - Real Woman - Daddy's Little Girl - 2008
YO-YO MA and THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE - Sadila Jana - Sing Me Home - 2016 Sony Music
KRISTIN LEMS - The Heart of A Woman - You, Me, and All of the Above - 2015 Carolsdatter Prods.
BEV GRANT - The Women Are Coming - 2003
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Supershero - Roots, Rock & Revolution - 2006

Sheros:
SARA THOMSEN - The Ballad of Molly Ivins - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Forgotten - 22 Days - 2013 Appalsongs
DAVID ROTH - Women Planting Trees - So Far, So Good - 2015
ANNE FEENEY - Union Maid (Woody Guthrie/Ginny Hildebrand/Cappie Israel) - Union Maid - 2003
WOOL&GRANT – Janis (Ina May Wool) - Wool&Grant - 2013

Whistleblowers:

RACHAEL KILGOUR - Whistleblower - Whistleblower's Manifesto: Songs for a New Revolution - 2013
DAVID ROVICS - Song for Chelsea Manning - Big Red Sessions - 2011
DAVID NEAL - Bradley Manning - 2012 dissenter.firedoglake.com
GRAHAM NASH & JAMES RAYMOND - Almost Gone (The Ballad of Bradley Manning) - 2011

Health Care:
SILAS LOWE - Poor People's Doctor - Wandering Father Forgotten Son - 2016
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
DAVID ROTH - Energy Medicine - So Far, So Good - 2015

Poverty:
NORMAN BLAKE - High Rollers - Brushwood Songs & Stories - 2017
SOFIA TALVIK - Cold Cold Feet - 2015
KAIA KATER - Paradise Fell - Nine Pin - 2016
DAVID ROTH - Goodness Is More Than a Dream - So Far, So Good - 2015

PUTNAM SMITH - Let's Give A Damn - 99 Desires - 2016

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Playlist for 1/11/17

Slavery:
LOUISE MOSRIE - When Cotton Was King - Lay It Down - 2014 Zoe Cat Music
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Harriet Tubman (Walter Robinson) - Gonna Rise Again - 1987 Rounder Record
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Follow the Drinking Gourd - Songs of the Underground Railroad -1984 Appleseed Recordings
KAIA KATER - Nine Pin - Nine Pin – 2016
TOM NEILSON - A Tramp's Thoughts (Jane Keep/Ethan Miller) - Fools No More - 2006

Racism:
MALVINA REYNOLDS - Battle of Maxton Field - Malvina Reynolds Sings the Truth - 1967
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - That Kind of Grace - Rhubarb Trees - 2011
BEN BEDFORD - Land of the Shadows - Land of the Shadows - 2009 Hopeful Sky Records
PAMELA MEANS - Strange Fruit - Single Bullet Theory - 2003 WIRL Records
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS and MAGPIE - Those Three Are on my Mind - Spoken in Love - 1995 Long Tail Records

Corporate Greed:

STEVE SUFFET - Were You in Boston in 1919? - Folksinger's Fancy - 2008
JAN HAMMARLUND - Free Enterprise (Malvina Reynolds) - Uncovered Malvina Reynolds - 2015 Schroder Music
RICHARD SHINDELL - Atlas Choking - Careless - 2016
KEVIN ROBINS - Corporate Anorexia - 2010
DAVE GUNNING - This Changin' Wind (Dave Gunning/Ray Stewart) - Lift - 2015 Wee House of Music

Live Interview with Chris Brashear and Ben Demarath
CHRIS BRASHEAR & BEN DEMARATH – Across the Great Divide (Kate Wolff)
CHRIS BRASHEAR – The Little Boy Loser

Inclusion:

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Y'all Means All - Trolling for Dreams - 2017
CHIP TAYLOR & CARRIE RODRIGUEZ - Who's Gonna Build That Wall - 2016
DONNA LYNN CASKEY - Worthy - Nameless Heart - 2014
LIBBY RODERICK - How Could Anyone - How Could Anyone - 2005

Stand Up/Speak Out:

CHARLIE KING & KAREN BRANDOW - Stand Up (Mike Stern) - Sparks and Tears 2003 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds
BROTHER SUN – Mighty Long Way – Weights & Wings - 2016
COLVIN & EARLE - Tell Moses - 2016

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Three Chords and the Truth - Trolling for Dreams - 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Playlist for 1/4/17

Happy New Year:
ROBIN GREENSTEIN - Happy New Year - Tears and Laughter -2016
FRED ARCOLEO with Amy Soucy – New Years – Happy Holidays, Vol. 7 – 2012 Hudson Harding Music
THE COPPER PONIES & JOE CROOKSTON - It's A New Year Now - Happy Holidays, Vol. 7 - 2012 Hudson Harding Music
THE PAPERBOYS - Better Than the Last - At Peace with One's Ghosts - 2015

War (Power & Greed):
MATTHEW OLWELL - By the Hush, Me Boys - CyberTrad - 2016
KELLEIGH McKENZIE - War for Sale - Chances - 2008 Zatchubilly Music
PROFESSOR LOUIE - Blood for Oil - Be for Real - 1996
RICH EILBERT - Ocean of Sand - Back from the War - 2009
ANNE FEENEY - Shell Game - If I Can't Dance - 2006

Freedom:
PHIL OCHS - Power and the Glory - All The News That's Fit To Sing - 1964 Elektra
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Bound for Freedom - One - 2004 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
TAINA ASILI - Freedom - 2016
JON FROMER - Still Looking for Freedom - We Do the Work - 1999
THE LONELY HEARTSTRING BAND - If I Had a Hammer(Pete Seeger/Lee Hays) - Deep Waters - 2016

Justice:
RANCHERS FOR PEACE - We Built This City - Not Alone – 2012
JOHN GORKA - Ignorance & Privilege - So Dark You See - 2009
CLINT ALPHIN - Blessed Are the Rich - Post Modern Man - 2015
APARNA LAKSHMI - Can I Get a Witness - Points of Light & the Constellation - 2011
DAVE GUNNING - I Robbed the Company Store - Lift - 2015 Wee House of Music
JON BROOKS - God Pt. IV - Moth Nor Rust - 2009

Immigration:
SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK - Are We A Nation? - Border Songs - 2012 No More Deaths
DAVID ROVICS - Before Their Ship Arrived-Spies Are Reading My Blog-2013
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Immigrant - Supper's On the Table - 2005 Appalsongs
DAVID FERRARD - I Am an Immigrant (I'm from Here) - Journeyman - 2011 Alter Road Records
BEV GRANT & The Dissident Daughters - In America - Cheeky Woman - 2006

Environment:

MOLLY SCOTT - We Are All One Planet - Songs of Peace, Protest, and Spirit - 2015 David Fersh
JOHN SMITH - This Field - The Longing Road - 2014 Blue Pine Music
CARRIE FERGUSON - Beautiful World - Riding on the Back of the Wind - 2009

GREENFIELD HARMONY, Mary Cay Brass, Dir. - Aulde Lang Syne - Live Concert - 2011