Friday, November 17, 2017

Playlist for 11/15/17

DAVID DODSON - Life Goes On - Life Goes On - 2017

NERFA 2017 Gems:
CRYS MATTHEWS – Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers - Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers – 2017
HEATHER MAE - Stand Up - I Am Enough – 2016
THE MALVINAS – The Ukranian Song - God Bless the Grass - 2017
THE BLACK FEATHERS - Winter Moves In - Soaked to the Bone - 2016
PAT LAMANNA - Poop Into Power - Something Beautiful - 2017
RACHEL SAGE - The Tide - The Tide - 2017
ORION FREEMAN - Jesus in Denial - Morning Sun - 2017
ALASTAIR MOOCK - Make It Great - Alastair Moock - 2017

Banksters:
SKINNER & T'WITCH - Off-Shore - Single - 2017
CRAIG WERTH - E-Z Cash - Ten Miles Out - 2011
DAVID ROVICS- Stay Right Here – Single - 2011
BEN & ELLEN HARPER - Farmer's Daughter - Childhood Home - 2014
WOODY GUTHRIE - Jolly Banker - Woody at 100 - 2012 Smithsonian Folkways

COP 23/Climate Change:
BEV GRANT - Mother's Wrath - It's Personal - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Text Messages of the Apocalypse – Single - 2017
TERRY KITCHEN - Nature's Way - The Quiet Places - 2017
JULIE SNOW - No Tears - No Ordinary Love - 2016
THE INFAMOUS STRING DUSTERS - Won't Be Long – Ladies & Gentlemen - 2016

Louise Mosrie at Mt. Toby Concerts 11/18:
LOUISE MOSRIE - Singing My Heart Out - Lay It Down - 2014 Zoe Cat Music
LOUISE MOSRIE - Land of the Living - Lay It Down - 2014 Zoe Cat Music
LOUISE MOSRIE - Home - Home - 2010
LOUISE MOSRIE - Leave Your Gun - Lay It Down - 2014 Zoe Cat Music
LOUISE MOSRIE - Battle of Blair Mountain - Home - 2010 Zoe Cat Music

Gun Control:
MARK STEPAKOFF - Making Guns - Any Port in a Storm - 2017
VOICES - I Need a Gun (Matt Yanny-Tillar) - Step By Step - 1996
SONIA RUTSTEIN - Rio's Home - No Bomb Is Smart - 2004
ROY ZIMMERMAN - To the Victims of this Tragedy We Send our Thoughts and Prayers - You're Getting Sleepy - 2011 Metaphor Records

Playlist for 11/8/17

SALLY BARRIS/CLIFF EBERHARDT/LOUISE MOSRIE - With One Voice One Guitar - 2014

Armistice Day - 11/11/1918:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Christmas in the Trenches - Water from Another Time - 1989 Rounder Records
JON BROOKS - In Flanders Fields (Words by John McRae) - Ours and the Shepherds - 2007
MAGPIE - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino - Don't Take My Papa Away from Me (Joe Hill) - When We Stand Together - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Neither King Nor Kaiser - When I'm Elected President - 2014

Veteran's Day - 11/11:
MICHAEL VEITCH - Veteran's Day - Wake up Call - 2017
LARRY MURANTE - Veterans Day - Patch of Sky - 2016
FRED GILLEN, JR. - Killing Machine - Wage Love – 2015
ANGELA EASTERLING - Isaac Woodard's Eyes- Common Law Wife – 2015
FREEBO - When There's No Place Like Home - Something to Believe – 2011

Domestic Violence:
PAT HUMPHRIES - Jamie - Same Rain - 1992 Moving Forward Music
CAROLYN CURRIE - Red Hawk Rising - Echolocation - 2014
FACES OF EVE/Celeste & Rebecca - If I Had a Gun - Women Voices - 2008
GEOFF MORGAN - How Could I Hurt the Ones I Love - Finally Letting It Go - 1981 Flying Fish
COLLEEN KATTAU - We Will Take It Back - Inhabited Woman - 2007

Home:
LOUISE MOSRIE - Home - Home - 2010
MATT PATERSHUK - Boreal - Same As I Ever Have Been - 2017
BEN BEDFORD - What We Lost - What We Lost - 2012
DYLAN SNEED - All Around Me - Texodus - 2010
SI KAHN - Here Is My Home - Thanksgiving - 2007

Prejudice:
COLLEEN KATTAU - Winter Came Early - Inhabited Woman – 2007
CHIP TAYLOR & CARRIE RODRIGUEZ - Who's Gonna Build That Wall – 2016
RANCHERS FOR PEACE - Walking Around Black - Single – 2013
GEOFF BARTLEY - Who's Drivin This Bus – Single - 2016
DAVID ROVICS - Just Humans - Single - 2017

Social Justice/Socialism:
JIM PAGE – Pretty Simple – Single – 2015
LOUISE MOSRIE - When Cotton Was King - Lay It Down - 2014 Zoe Cat Music
JAY MANKITA - I'm Proud to Be A Socialist - Live on Music of the People - 2015 WMCB

Friday, November 3, 2017

Playlist for 11/1/17

LARA HERSCOVITCH - Let Us Begin - Four Wise Monkeys - 2012

Class War:
MICHAEL VEITCH - Pledging Allegiance - Wake up Call - 2017
RACHAEL KILGOUR - In America - Whistleblower's Manifesto: Songs for a New Revolution - 2013
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Organized Crime - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005 Riot Folk
DAVE LIPPMAN - Will Society Be Unbroken - You Don't Own the World - 2016
THE STRAY BIRDS - Hands of Man - Magic Fire - 2016

Holocaust:
MICHAEL VEITCH - Voices of the Old Days - Wake up Call - 2017
CHUCK BRODSKY - Gerta - Subtotal Eclipse - 2011
TIM GRIMM - Anne in Amsterdam - The Turning Point - 2013
CHARLIE KING - Kristallnacht Is Coming (Bob Franke) - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Denmark, 1943 - The Other Side - 2015

Fascism:

PAMELA MEANS - Amen - Single Bullet Theory - 2003
DAVE LIPPMAN - Love Nazi - No Sale - 1992
ROD MacDONALD - White Flour (Rod MacDonald/David LaMotte) - Later That Night - 2014
JIM PAGE - Masters Of Lies - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
MICHAEL VEITCH - White Rose - Wake up Call - 2017

Corporate crime-for Berta Caceras:
DAVID ROVICS - International Terrorists - Living In These Times - 2001
MARGHI ALLEN - Freedom Train - Little Pieces of My Heart - 2014
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Rising Tide - Parts & Labor - 2014
JOE JENCKS - You Don't Have the Right - I Hear Your Voice - 2003
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Ask Any Farmer - What It's Like - 1990 Rounder Records

Conscience:
LARA HERSCOVITCH - Letters from a Ghost - Through A Frozen Midnight Sky - 2009
ROOSEVELT DIME - Pass It On (Bob Marley & the Wailers) - Red Shoes - 2016
SAM GLEAVES - The Golden Rule - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
HEATHER PIERSON - Righteous Song - Singin' - 2017
ANDY & JUDY - High Road - This Old Town - 2017
MARA LEVINE - You Reap What You Sow (Susan B Shann) - 2017


TROUT STEAK REVIVAL - Fall at Your Feet - Spirit to the Sea - 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Playlist for 10/25/17

MARA LEVINE – Leave Time (Dan Schatz) Jewels and Harmony - 2013
MARA LEVINE - Burning Tree (Elmer Beal, Jr.) Jewels and Harmony - 2013

Cuba Blockade began /10/22/1962:
PHIL OCHS - Talking Cuban Crisis - All the News That's Fit to Sing - 1964
CHRISTY MOORE - The Companeros (Ewan MacColl) - Joy of Living - 2015 Compass Records
DAVID ROVICS - Playa Giron - Wayfaring Stranger - 2014
CHARLIE KING & KAREN BRANDOW - Pequena Serenata Diurna (Silvio Rodriguez) - Puppet Town - 2002 Vaguely Remeniscent Sounds
SILVIO RODRIGUEZ - Sueno con Serpientes - 1975

Blantyre Mining Disaster 10/22/1877:
BATTLEFIELD BAND - The Blantyre Explosion - Beg & Borrow - 2015
DICK GAUGHAN - Blantyre Explosion - True and Bold - 1986
THE EARLY MAYS - Mannington No. 9 (Keith McMannus) - Chase the Sun - 2017
SUE MASSEK - Only A Miner (Aunt Molly Jackson) - Precious Memories - 2015 Strictly Country Records
SUSIE GLAZE - West Virginia Mine Disaster (Jean Ritchie) - Dear Jean - 2014 Jean Ritchie CD Project Trust
CROWES PASTURE - Darkness Outside - Edge of America - 2017
PETER KEANE - Hobo's Lullaby (Goebel Reeves) - Rural Electification - 2015
KARRNNEL SAWITSKY & DANIEL KOULACK - How Does A Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live - Tunes from the North, Songs from the South - 2015
LOWELL LEVINGER - Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out (Jimmy Cox) - Down to the Roots - 2014 Grandpa Raccoon Records
JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Tramp (Joe Hill) - Joe Hill's Last Will - 2015 Appalsongs

Stock market crash 10/24/1929:
TRET FURE - The Fishermen of Bristol Bay - Rembrandt Afternoons - 2015 Tomboy Girl Records
SETH LAKEMAN - The Shoals of Herring (Ewan MacColl) - Joy of Living - Compass Records - 2015
RUNA - Farewell to Tarwathie - Shilling - Live -2016
BETH DeSOMBRE - Bigger Faster and More - I Was Here - 2016
FINEST KIND - No More Fish, No Fishermen (Shelley Posen/John Goss) - Heart's Delight - 1999 Fallen Angel Music

Labor/Fishing:
JEFFREY MARTIN - Poor Man - One Go Round - 2017
SUE MASSEK - Dreadful Memories (Sarah Ogan Gunning) - Precious Memories - 2015 Strictly Country Records
GEOFF BARTLEY - Money Is King - Put the Big Stone Down - 2009
DAVID ROVICS - Minimum Wage Strike - Live at Club Passim - 2000
PUTNAM SMITH - Let's Give A Damn - 99 Desires - 2016

Cats:
TIM GRIMM - Pumpkin the Cat - Farm Songs - 2009
DAVID DODSON - Cubby the Cat - Life Goes On - 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Playlist for 10/18/17

PADDY MILLS - It's Getting Cold - The Good Life – 2016

Puerto Rico:
FERNANDITO FERRER - Alla al Otro Lado II - Despues de Tanto Tiempo – 2002
FERNANDITO FERRER - Que Salgan Ya - Despues de Tanto Tiempo - 2002
MARTIN ESPADA – Live Interview and spoken word readings
ROY BROWN - Monon - Yo Protesto – 2005
ROY BROWN - Descargo Numero 51 - Yo Protesto - 2005

Harper's Ferry armory raided, 10/16/1859:
PESKY J. NIXON - John Brown - Red Ducks - 2012
DAVID ROVICS - John Brown - Ten Thousand Miles Away - 2009
MAGPIE - Goodbye to Old Ohio - John Brown, Sword of the Spirit - 2000
MAGPIE - Captain - John Brown, Sword of the Spirit - 2000
MAGPIE - The Testimony of Frederick Douglas - John Brown, Sword of the Spirit - 2000

International Brigade formed 10/17/1936:
DAVID ROVICS - The Last Lincoln Veteran - Troubador (People's History in Song) - 2010
PETE SEEGER - Viva la Quince Brigada - Songs of the Spanish Civil War, Vols. 1 & 2 - 2014 Smithsonian Folkways
DICK GAUGHAN - Jamie Foyers (Ewan MacColl) - Joy of Living - Compass Records - 2015
SI KAHN - Clarence Kailin - Courage - 2010 Strictly Country Records
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - The Mackenzie-Papineau Brigade - 2015

Labor/on the sea:
CARDBOARD OX - The Fisherman - 2015
EAGLE McCALL - Lord Franklin (Lady Franklin's Lament) - Song of the Seas - 2012 Michael E. Bryant

Monday, October 16, 2017

Playlist for 10/11/17

JENNIFER CUTTING'S OCEAN ORCHESTRA - Leaves of Autumn - Waves - 2017

War:
DAVID ROVICS - Has the Bombing Begun - Spies Are Reading My Blog - 2013
SAM GLEAVES - Angel in the Ashes - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
JIM PAGE - Collateral Damage - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
ROD MacDONALD - Unearthly Fire - 2011 So. Florida Folk Fest
SEIZE THE DAY - United States - Not in Our Name - 2007 David Ferrard

Indigenous People's Day:
NANCY SCHIMMEL - 1492 - Sun, Sun Shine - 1991
DAVID ZIMMERMAN - Columbus - Just a Little Something - 1999
EMMYLOU HARRIS - Apache Tears (Johnny Cash)- Look Again to the Wind/Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited - 2014 Sony Music
DULCIE TAYLOR - When the Cherokee Roamed - Wind Over Stone - 2015 Mesa/Bluemoon Recordings
BYRD & STREET - The Good Old Days - This Much Is True - 2017
ANNE WEISS - Cherokee - Where Folk Gets the Blues - 2012
JIM PAGE - Song for Leonard Peltier - Ghost Bikes - 2010
JON BROOKS - Sgt. Tommy Prince - Ours and the Shepherds - 2007
BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE - Sing Our Own Song (UB40/Sainte-Marie) - Power in the Blood - 2015 Gypsy Boy Music
GILLIAN WELCH/DAVID RAWLINGS - As Long as the Grass Shall Grow (Peter La Farge) - Look Again to the Wind/Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited - 2014 Sony Music
PAT HUMPHRIES - Indanee (Roland Mousaa/Tom Pacheco) - Hands - 2001 Appleseed Recordings

Religion:
JOEL MABUS - God Don't Like It - I Don't Either - Different Hymnals - 2017
PAT LAMANNA - If I Believed in God - Do I Know My Song Well Enough to Start Singing Yet? - 2012
SARA THOMSEN - The Good News - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
HOLLY NEAR - I Ain't Afraid - And Still We Sing: The Outspoken Collection - 2002 Hereford Music
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Hands on You - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005 Riot Folk

Dogs:
DAVID ROVICS - Riot Dog - Big Red Sessions - 2011
ELENA WATSON - Oli Canoli (Tom Neilson) - Root Beer Makes Me Burp - 2004
CRAIG WERTH - Good Old Dog - The Spokes Man - 2010
TIM GRIMM - Blame It on the Dog - The Turning Point - 2013

Songs for the Spirit:

LIBBY RODERICK - How Could Anyone - How Could Anyone - 2005
JOEL MABUS – One Simple Song - I Don't Either - Different Hymnals – 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Playlist for 10/4/17

PAT LAMANNA - October - Do I Know My Song Well Enough to Start Singing Yet? - 2012

Gun Control:
STEVE WARNER/ROLLING COYOTES - Culture of Violence - Carry On - 2007 Talking Horse Music
DAVID ROVICS - Angry White American Man - The Other Side – 2015
ROD MacDONALD - Joe Public - Later That Night - 2014
EFRAT - Bring Me Peace - The Silver Lining – 2015
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Forgive Us - This Fire - Politics, Love and Other Small Miracles - 2007

Trump/"The Idiot":
JIM PAGE - Nothing Rhymes with Orange - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
JIM PAGE - Masters Of Lies - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - God's Gift to the Caliphate - Letter to My Landlord - 2016
TIM GRIMM - Gonna Be Great - A Stranger in This Time – 2017
Up & Down Theatre - Make America Great Again - 2016

Landlords/Housing:
JIM PAGE – Put It Down - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
JIM PAGE - Landlord - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
JOHN O'CONNOR - You Must Pay the Rent - We Ain't Gonna Give It Back - 1994
DAVID ROVICS – Landlord – Into A Prism – 2013
SCOTT COOK - The Lord Giveth (and the landlord taketh away) - Moonlit Rambles - 2011

Homeless:
JIM PAGE - 338 Dollars Behind - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
ANNE LOUISE WHITE - The Place We Found for Michael (Andrew Lawrence) - Then Again – 1993
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Caught Between the Times - Parts & Labor - 2014
RANCHERS FOR PEACE - Streets of Gold - Not Alone - 2013
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Room Here for Another - What It's Like - 1990 Rounder Records

What's Wrong/Conscience:
JIM PAGE - Shadow in the Room - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017
HEATHER PIERSON - Righteous Song - Singin' - 2017
SAM GLEAVES - The Golden Rule - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
ROD MacDONALD - Who Built the Bomb (That Blew Oklahoma City Down) - And Then He Woke Up – 1997

Labor/Unemployment:
JOHN O"CONNOR/JANET STECHER - North by North - Songs for Our Times - 2004
LENNY SOLOMON - Laid Off in Autumn - Under My Hat - 2014

THE PRINCES OF SERENDIP - Seed-Maid --Seed-Maid - 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Playlist for 9/27/17

DON WHITE – Away from the Sun – More Alive - 2016

Genocide:
DAVID FERRARD - Wild Flowers - Journeyman - 2011 Alter Road Records
CHUCK BRODSKY - Lili's Braids - Subtotal Eclipse - 2011
SARA THOMSEN - Halabja - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
JANET BATES - Rwanda - Another Child - 2006
DAVID ROVICS – One Day in Kenya – Letter to My Landlord – 2105

Peace and Civility:
AARON NATHANS & MICHAEL G. RONSTADT - The Strength to Not Fight Back - Hang On for the Ride - 2017
MARIA DUNN - For Peace and Plenty - We Were Good People - 2004
CHARLIE KING - If Baboons Can Work It Out - So Far...So Good - 2013
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Don't Go Away Mad - Cradle and Crow - 2016
SONIA/disappear fear - Imagine (John Lennon) - Live at Maximal - 2016

Immigration:
CROWES PASTURE - Edge of America - Edge of America - 2017
TIM GRIMM - The Hungry Grass - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
DAVID ROTH/KAREN DRUCKER/JD MARTIN - Home of the Brave -2017

Child Abuse:
TERRY KITCHEN - The Kid Behind the Wall - The Quiet Places - 2017
MONDAY MORNING DENIAL - Fragments - Scoundrels That We Are - 2016
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Rocking the Cradle - Cradle and Crow – 2016
DAVE MURPHY - Voice Inside Your Head - American Landscape - 2016 Phoenix Night

Labor:
DAN ZANES & Friends - Bring Me A Little Water, Sylvie - Lead Belly, Baby! - 2017 Smithsonian Folkways
DAN ZANES & Friends - Take This Hammer - Lead Belly, Baby! - 2017 Smithsonian Folkways
DAN ZANES & Friends - Cotton Fields - Lead Belly, Baby! - 2017 Smithsonian Folkways

Climate Change:
AARON NATHANS & MICHAEL G. RONSTADT - Old Waltzes and Skylights - Hang On for the Ride - 2017
CROWES PASTURE - The Storm - Edge of America – 2017
TERRY KITCHEN - Nature's Way - The Quiet Place – 2017
NORMAN BLAKE - How the Weary World Wears Away - Brushwood Songs & Stories - 2017
BEV GRANT - Mother's Wrath - It's Personal - 2017

Hope:
CROWES PASTURE - Shelter from the Storm (Bob Dylan) - Edge of America - 2017
AARON NATHANS & MICHAEL G. RONSTADT - Hang On for the Ride - Hang On for the Ride - 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Playlist for 9/20/17

MICHAEL JOHNATHON - Troubadour - Evening Song - 2017

Immigration/Refugees:
RON ISRAEL - Let All the Immigrants In - Homeless in America - 2017
DAVID ROTH/KAREN DRUCKER/JD MARTIN - Home of the Brave -2017
BROTHER SUN - Lady of the Harbor (Joe Jencks) - Some Part of the Truth – 2013
GRANT PEEPLES - More for Us – 2017

Lost Farms:
WINTERGREEN - I Once Was a Farmer - Old Songs and New - 2005
BETH DeSOMBRE - For Winter - Crooked Highways - 2007
DAN SCHATZ- Eighty Acre Farm (Doug Becken) - The Promise of the Sowing - 2015 Folk-Legacy Records
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Simple Dirt - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005 Riot Folk

War:
DAVID ROVICS - Korea - Songs for Mahmud - 2004
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - We Are One - One - 2004
HOLLY NEAR - In the Shadow of War - Peace Becomes You - 2012
CHRIS ELLIOTT - Cinderella's Midnight Surprise - 2017

Gun Control/Terrorism:
CHRISTINE LAVIN - Don't Take Anyone - Spaghettification - 2017
TOM PAXTON - What If, No Matter... - Single - 2013
ROD MacDONALD - Joe Public - Later That Night – 2014
LON MILO DUQUETTE - I'm Scared - Sweet Baba Lon - 2015 Ninety Three Records

Climate Change:
CHRISTINE LAVIN - Hole in the Bottom of the Sea - Spaghettification - 2017
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Feel the Wind - Revolution Now - 2017
ROWDY HOUSE - Energy Policy - I Won't Comply - 2012
PHAT - Green Song (Phat/Aaron Nathans) - Live – 2017
KATHY MOSER - Straw Clay Wood and Stone - Single - 2011

Revolt/Rise Up (anti-Trump):
CHRISTINE LAVIN - Turn this Ship Around - Spaghettification – 2017
RON ISRAEL - Resist - Homeless in America - 2017
RACHAEL SAGE - Tomorrow - The Tide - 2017
JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Bible - Trolling for Dreams - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Bella Ciao - Wayfaring Stranger – 2014

Peace:
HOLLY NEAR - Peace Becomes You - Peace Becomes You – 2012
EMMA'S REVOLUTION – Peace, Salaam, Shalom – Revolution Now – 2017



Playlist for 9/13/17

Climate Change:
ROD MacDONALD - Days of Rain - After the War - 2009
RUSTIC RIDERS - The Storm Is Coming - Wake Up! - 2015
DAVID ROVICS - Text Messages of the Apocalypse 2017
JANET BATES - A Canary in a Coal Mine - The Little Spinner - 2009
LINQ – Time to Draw the Line – 2017

Speak Out/Civil Rights:
FRICTION FARM - Believe - Believe - 2004 Quinn & Stay
MARA LEVINE with Gathering Time - By My Silence (Ellen Bukstel/Nick Annis) - 2017
GATHERING TIME with Mara Levine - Too Far to Turn Back Now - 2017
LAURA WETZLER - Choices - Flying - 2011
EVAN GREER - Ya Basta! - Never Surrender - 2009 Riot Folk

9/11 USA:
DAVID ROVICS - International Terrorists - Living In These Times - 2001
ROBIN GREENSTEN - Hole in the Ground - Tears and Laughter - 2002
JOE CROOKSTON - Tuesday Morning - Georgia I'm Here - 2014
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Short Shift at Ground Zero - Simplicity - 2002
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - If I Give Your Name - One - 2004 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

9/11 Chile:
DAVID ROVICS - Santiago - Ten Thousand Miles Away - 2009
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Las Damas de Blanco - Passage - 2010 Appalseed Prods.
THE WEAVERS - Hay Una Mujer Desaparecida (Holly Near) - youtube.com

War:
DAVID ROVICS – Henk – Into A Prism – 2013
ROD MacDONALD - Stop the War - After the War - 2009
SAM GLEAVES - Angel in the Ashes - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
ANDREW ALLING - Hookah - Unladen – 2017
HOLLY NEAR - In the Shadow of War - Peace Becomes You - 2012

David Roth at Mt. Toby Concerts:
DAVID ROTH - Rise We Will - Think Twice – 2004
DAVID ROTH - Goodness Is More Than a Dream - So Far, So Good - 2015
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - I Stand for Love - Rhubarb Trees - 2011
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - I Am You (Anne Hills & Michael Smith) - Rhubarb Trees – 2011
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS – Dance for the Nations (John Krumm) – Think Twice- 2004

Playlist for 9/6/17

Fascism/Speak Out:
John McCutcheon - The Machine - 2017

Labor Day:
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Labor Day - Supper's on the Table, Everybody Come In - 2001 Rounder Records
DAVID ROVICS - 15 - When I'm Elected President - 2014
MARIA DUNN - From the Bread Line to the Front Line - We Were Good People - 2004
BEV GRANT - We Were There - We Were There! - 2002
ROD MacDONALD - The Last American Worker - Later That Night - 2014

Immigration:
CHIP TAYLOR & CARRIE RODRIGUEZ - Who's Gonna Build That Wall - 2016
DAN FRECHETTE & LAUREL THOMSEN - Renegades - New Disguise - 2015
SAM BAKER - Migrants - Say Grace - 2013
TED WARMBRAND - Who's the Criminal? - Border Songs - 2012 No More Deaths
THE RESONANT ROGUES - Can't Come In - Hands in the Dirt - 2017
LOW TIDE DRIFTERS - Destitution Road - Music for the Rest of Us - 2014

Floods/Storms: ROD MacDONALD – The Lucky Ones – A Tale of Two Americas – 2011
YOUNG and RUSTY – Hard Times – Come Back Coming On – 2017
DAVEY O. - High Water Days - Testing for Rust - 2012
HAPPY TRAUM - Down in the Flood (Crash on the Levee) (Bob Dylan) - Just for the Love of It - 2015 Lark's Nest Music
EVAN GREER - Ballad of Hurricane Katrina - Never Surrender - 2009 Riot Folk

Politics/Republicans:
ROD MacDONALD - Young Republicans in Love - Later That Night – 2014
ROY ZIMMERMAN - The Big Republican Tent - 2015
DAVE LIPPMAN - Moral Mondays - Food, Clothing & Glaciers - 2010
CHARLIE KING - Why Don't You Move to Russia? - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter - 2017
ROD MacDONALD - White Flour (Rod MacDonald/David LaMotte) - Later That Night - 2014

Politics/Empire:
ROD MacDONALD - For the Good of America - Recognition - 2003
DARRYL PURPOSE - The Stories We Tell - Next Time Around - 2012
DAVID ROVICS - US Embassy - When I'm Elected President – 2014
TOM NEILSON - It's A Crime - 2013
THE STRAY BIRDS - Hands of Man - Magic Fire - 2016

DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - May the Light of Love - Rhubarb Trees - 2011

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Playlist for 8/30/17

JUD CASWELL - Blackberry Time - Blackberry Time - 2007 Alderdown Music
Hurricanes:
MICHAEL BRAUNFELD - Washed Away - Full Circle - 2014
DARK & STORMY - Hell & High Water - Along the Way - 2008
MOLASSES CREEK - Waterbound - Waterbound - 2015
BROOKS WILLIAMS - Backwater Blues - Brooks' Blues - 2016
DAVID ROTH - Community of Faith - Practice Makes Progress - 2008 Wind River Records
Climate Change:
TOM NEILSON - Where Greenland Used to Be - Where Greenland Used to Be - 2012
SUE and DWIGHT - Mercury Rising - Little Child Big World - 2008
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - When I Was Your Age - Parts & Labor - 2014
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Come Winter - 2013
STRING DUSTERS - Won't Be Long - The Infamous - 2016
Anniversary of Women's Suffrage (8/26/1920):
MARIA DUNN - Mrs. McClung's Address at Walker Theatre/Nelie's Jig - We Were Good People – 2004
SARA THOMSEN - The Ballad of Molly Ivins - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
ANNE FEENEY - Amelia Earhart's Last Ride - If I Can't Dance – 2006
BEV GRANT & The Dissident Daughters - Emma Goldman (Jolie Rickman) - Cheeky Woman - 2006
Freedom/Civil Rights:
MARIA DUNN - Freedom Here - We Were Good People - 2004
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Freedom Is a Constant Struggle - Get On Board! - 2007 Appleseed Recordings
JON FROMER - Still Looking for Freedom - We Do the Work - 1999
CRABTREE & MILLS - The Price of Freedom - Freedom - 2008 Free & Easy Music
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Bound for Freedom - One - 2004 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
Rebellion/Protest:
MARIA DUNN - We Were Good People - We Were Good People - 2004
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Joe Hill's Last Will (Joe Hill/John McCutcheon) - Joe Hill's Last Will - 2015 Appalsongs
PAT WICTOR – Lincoln Park (Phil Ochs) – This Is Absolutely Real: Visions & Versions of Phil Ochs – 2017
ERIC ANDERSEN - The Rebel (Song of Revolt) - Shadow and Light of Albert Camus - 2015
BEV GRANT - National Anthem: Arise! Arise! (Jean Rohe) - It's Personal - 2017
Peace:
DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - May the Light of Love - Rhubarb Trees - 2011

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Playlist for 8/23/17

MARIA DUNN - Music in the Meadow - Gathering - 2016

Environment/Water Pollution:
MARIA DUNN - When I Was Young - Gathering - 2016
CRABTREE & MILLS - Waterfalls - Rise Above - 2011 Free & Easy Music
MAGPIE - This Old Bay (Bob Zentz) - Living Planet - 1989 - Long Tail Records
SI KAHN - Upstream - Bristol Bay - 2013 Strictly Country Records

Labor:
MARIA DUNN - Speed Up - Piece By Piece - 2012
PAT HUMPHRIES - No Sweat (Bev Grant/Pat Humphries) - Hands - 2001
BOB ZENTZ - Joshua Gone Barbados (Eric Von Schmidt/Harry Fox) - Together Again for the First Time - 2017
MARIA DUNN - Assunta's Song - Piece By Piece - 2012

Civil Rights/Equality/Justice:
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - I've Got a Dream - Activist Music Old and New- 2012
GORDON BOK & BOB ZENTZ - Ain't You Got a Right to the Tree of Life (Bob Carawan) - Together Again for the First Time - 2017
DAVE LIPPMAN - Forever If It Takes That Long - No Sale - 1992
STEVEN BLANE - Proclaim Liberty - The Shed Sessions - 2017
JOE JENCKS - Let Me Sing You A Song - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017

Immigration:
MARIA DUNN - I Cannot Tell You (The Whole Story) - Piece By Piece - 2012
MARA LEVINE - Immigrant Dream (Bob Wright) - Jewels and Harmony - 2013
SI KAHN - Sail Away - Courage - 2010 Strictly Country Records
TIM GRIMM - The Hungry Grass - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
ERIC BANNAN - An American Dream - Stumbling Towards the Light - 2015

Cultural Genocide:
MARIA DUNN - Little One - Gathering - 2016
HARPETH RISING - Well Hell - Shifted - 2015 Grimm Rising
NORMA WATERSON - Moving On Song (Ewan MacColl) - Joy of Living - 2015 Compass Records
DAN SCHATZ- The Kind Land (Gordon Bok) - The Promise of the Sowing - 2015 Folk-Legacy Records
HEALY & JURAVICH - Storm About Us - Tangled in Our Dreams - 2006 Finnegan Music

Aging/Change:
BOB ZENTZ - Mirrors and Changes - Together Again for the First Time - 2017
MARIA DUNN - Han's Song - Gathering - 2016
DANA & SUSAN ROBINSON - When This Old Hat Was New - American Hornpipe - 2012 Threshold Music
LEONARD COHEN - Stages - Can't Forget - 2013 Sony Music

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Playlist for 8/16/17

Racism:
DAVID ROVICS – Today in Charlottesville - 2017
COLVIN & EARLE - Tell Moses - COLVIN & EARLE - 2016
PROFESSOR LOUIE - Without Justice - Be for Real – 1996
ANI DiFRANCO - Take Down Your Flag - (Peter Mulvey)
DAVID ROVICS - State House Lawn - The Other Side - 2015
BREE NEWSOME - Stay Strong - 2014

Black Lives Matter:
RANCHERS FOR PEACE - Walking Around Black - 2013
BEN BEDFORD - Blood on Missouri - The Pilot and the Flying Machine - 2016
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Fire in Ferguson - Revolution Now - 2017
DAVID ROVICS – I Can't Breathe - The Other Side – 2015
PAUL SACHS - The Witness - Love Is Love - 2016

'60s Civil Rights Movement:
JON FROMER - My Feet Are Tired - We Do the Work
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
NINA SIMONE - Mississippi Goddam - Best of Broadside 1962-1968 - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Too Many Martyrs (Phil Ochs/Bob Gibson) - The Long Walk to Freedom - 1997 Cultural Center for Social Change

Slavery:
JANE SAPP/SI KAHN/PETE SEEGER - Harriet Tubman (Walter Robinson) - Carry It On - 1987 Flying Fish Records
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Follow the Drinking Gourd - Steal Away - Songs of the Underground Railroad -1984 Appleseed Recordings
PAMELA MEANS - Strange Fruit (Lewis Allan) - Single Bullet Theory - 2003 WIRL Records
TOM NEILSON - A Tramp's Thoughts (Jane Keep/Ethan Miller) - Fools No More - 2006
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Freedom Is a Constant Struggle - Get On Board! - 2007 Appleseed Recordings

Fascism/KKK:
MALVINA REYNOLDS - Battle of Maxton Field - Malvina Reynolds Sings the Truth - 1967
PAMELA MEANS - Amen - Single Bullet Theory - 2003
LEONARD COHEN - The Future - The Future - 1992 Sony Music
ROWDY HOUSE - Don't Let a Liar Lead You - I Won't Comply - 2012
JAN GILLIES - Nobody Home - Change is Coming - 2013

Stand Up/Speak Out:
GEOFF BARTLEY - How Can I Keep from Singing - Mercy for the Dispossessed - 2012
CHARLIE KING & KAREN BRANDOW - Stand Up (Mike Stern) - Sparks and Tears 2003 Vaguely Reminiscent Sounds
ERIKA KULNYS - Rise Up - Rise Up- 2016

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Playlist for 8/9/17

ARI & MIA - Turn Me Round - Land on Shore - 2013

Nuclear War:

ERIC ANDERSEN - Darkness - Mingle with the Universe: The Worlds of Lord Byron - 2017
DAVID ROVICS - Hiroshima - Return - 2003
ROD MacDONALD - Unearthly Fire - 2011 So. Florida Folk Fest
JIM PAGE - Hiroshima, Nagasaki Russian Roulette - Best of Broadside 1962-1988 - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways
SIMON & GARFUNKEL - The Sun Is Burning - Wednesday Morning, 3 AM - 1964 Columbia Records
SARA THOMSEN - Keeping the Peace - By Breath - 2003

Revolt:
ERIC ANDERSEN - The Rebel (Song of Revolt) - Shadow and Light of Albert Camus - 2015
ERIC ANDERSEN - Albion (Byron on the Waves) - Mingle with the Universe: The Worlds of Lord Byron - 2017
JOHN COSTER - Millenium Drum - Lost Horizon - 2013
RICHARD SHINDELL - Satellites - Careless - 2016
MICHAEL HOWARD - Meet Me at the Front Lines - Gasoline Dream - 2016
ERIKA KULNYS - Roaring for a Revolution - Rise Up- 2016

Labor/Strikes:
JOHN O'CONNOR - Go Down Pittston - We Ain't Gonna Give It Back - 1994
DAVID ROVICS - Battle of Blair Mountain - Troubador/People's HIstory in Song - 2010
PADDY MILLS - Bay View Massacre - Race to the Bottom - 2014 Our Hometown Music
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Casey Jones (Joe Hill) - Joe Hill's Last Will - 2015 Appalsongs
JOHN O'CONNOR - We Won - We Ain't Gonna Give It Back – 1994

American Dream:
KEB' MO' - America the Beautiful - Big Wide Grin - 2001 Sony Music
KATE CAMPBELL – America (Paul Simon) – The K.O.A. Tapes (Vol. 1) – 2015 Large River Music
JULIA GOLD - America - Sixty - 2016
SI KAHN - When the Land and They Were Young - Thanksgiving - 2007 Strictly Country Records

Earth's Beauty/One:
ERIC ANDERSEN - Mingle with the Universe (Ocean) - Mingle with the Universe: The Worlds of Lord Byron - 2017
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Fat Man With a Flower - Cradle and Crow - 2016
SARA THOMSEN - The Heartbeat Drum - Somewhere to Begin - 2014
EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Swimming to the Other Side - Roots, Rock & Revolution - 2006 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.


TRUE NORTH - One Voice (Ruth Moody) - Elsebound - 2014

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Playlist for 8/2/17

BOB ZENTZ - My Favorite Song - Together Again for the First Time - 2017

Sustainable Living:
BOB ZENTZ - I Want My Son to be a Country Boy - Together Again for the First Time - 2017
GORDON BOK - Hills of Dover (Margaret MacArthur/John Nutting) - Together Again for the First Time - 2017
ASHLEY STORROW - Close to the Bone - The Bear and the Bird - 2016
ALL-SHE-WROTE - Rock River - Passing It On - 2017
MERLIN SNIDER - Fresh Dirt - One Light Many Windows - 2016

Farming:
GORDON BOK & BOB ZENTZ - Garden Song (David Mallett) - Together Again for the First Time - 2017
MELODY WALKER & JACOB GROOPMAN - Come On Mule - We Made It Home - 2013
JANET BATES – Here on the Farm - For All of His Wealth - 2007
ANGELA EASTERLING - Hammer - Common Law Wife - 2015 De L'est Music
JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Farmer Is the Woman - Gonna Rise Again - 1987 Rounder

Time:
BOB ZENTZ - Wrinkle in Time - Together Again for the First Time - 2017
ORDINARY ELEPHANT - Thank you - Before I Go - 2017
SLOAN WAINWRIGHT - This I Know - Bright Side of A Rainy Day - 2016
MARK MANDEVILLE & RAIANNE RICHARDS - Grain by Grain - Grain by Grain - 2016
VINCENT CROSS - Ode to an Old Guitar - Old Songs for Modern Folk - 2016

LGBTQ:

PAT HUMPHRIES - People Love - Hands - 2001 Appleseed
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER – I Belong to A Family – Dancin' in the Kitchen – 2015 Community Music, Inc
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER – Family Song – Dancin' in the Kitchen – 2015 Community Music, Inc
SAM GLEAVES – Two Virginia Boys - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
SAM GLEAVES – Come Into Your Own - Ain't We Brothers - 2015
DUPREE - The Last Pioneers - Hot Corn in the Fire - 1994
ORDINARY ELEPHANT - Who I Am - Before I Go - 2017

Landlords/Income Inequality:
DAVID ROVICS – Landlord – Into A Prism – 2013
DAVID ROVICS – Landlord – Into A Prism – 2013
DAVID ROVICS – Letter to My Landlord – Letter to My Landlord – 2016
SCOTT COOK - The Lord Giveth (and the landlord taketh away) - Moonlit Rambles - 2011
THE BIG CHEESE - Tired of Breaking My Back - Ramble in the Dairy Aisles: It's All Gouda – 2009
THE STRAY BIRDS - Hands of Man - Magic Fire - 2016

Peace:
DUPREE - Let There Be Peace (Judith Casselberry) - Hot Corn in the Fire - 1994
HEALY & JURAVICH - Song for Peace - Tangled in Our Dreams - 2006 Finnegan Music

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Playlist for 7/26/17

LAURA ZUCKER - Say Yes - Say Yes - 2017
War:
MARIA DUNN - The Peddler - The Peddler - 2008
MARIA DUNN - Tell Her I Was Brave - The Peddler - 2008
MARIA DUNN - You Can't Take That Away - The Peddler - 2008
CHRIS ELLIOTT - Cinderella's Midnight Surprise – 2017
TAJ MAHAL & KEB' MO' - Waiting on the World to Change (John Mayer) - TajMo - 2017

Hard Times:
DAN SCHATZ- Boll Weevil Holler - The Promise of the Sowing - 2015 Folk-Legacy Records
MICHAEL JOHNATHON - Hobo's Lullabye (Goebel Reeves) - Looking Glass - 2003
KARRNNEL SAWITSKY & DANIEL KOULACK - How Does A Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live - Tunes from the North, Songs from the South – 2015
LOWELL LEVINGER - Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out (Jimmy Cox) - Down to the Roots - 2014 Grandpa Raccoon Records
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - Hard Times Come Again No More(Stephen Foster) - Activist Music Old and New- 2012

Civil Rights/Abolition:
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - Get Off the Track (Jesse Hutchinson, Jr.) - Activist Music Old and New- 2012
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - I've Got a Dream - Activist Music Old and New- 2012
KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Free At Last - Songs of the Underground Railroad -1984 Appleseed Recordings
MICAH & MARK ATKINSON - We'll Be Gone - Land of Broken Angels - 2016
BEV GRANT - Harriet Tubman (Walter Robinson) - We Were There! - 2002

The 1%/Income Disparity:
HUDSON VALLEY SALLY - Billy In Air/Billionaire - Activist Music Old and New- 2012
ZOE MULFORD - Zillionaire - Small Brown Birds – 2017
HEATHER PIERSON - Winter Tans - Make It Mine – 2010
CLINT ALPHIN - Blessed Are the Rich - Post Modern Man - 2015
ROOSEVELT DIME - Wealth Addict - Red Shoes - 2016

Community/Help One Another:
LAURA ZUCKER - If Your Well Has Run Dry - Say Yes - 2017
LAURA ZUCKER - What Are We For - Say Yes - 2017
LAURA ZUCKER - This Boat - Say Yes - 2017
AUSTIN & ELLIOTT - Bleak - Cradle and Crow - 2016
CARRIE NEWCOMER - Sanctuary - The Beautiful Not Yet - 2016
CARRIE NEWCOMER – Help in Hard Times - The Beautiful Not Yet - 2016

Peace:
TAJ MAHAL & KEB' MO' - All Around the World (Kevin R Moore/Chic Street Man) - TajMo - 2017
REBB FIRMAN - Let It Rain (Firman/Freebo/Garrett/Olesen) - Songs I Left Behind - 2017

Misc:
ZOE MULFORD – The President Sang Amazing Grace - Small Brown Birds – 2017
MARIA DUNN – La Boule - The Peddler - 2008

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Playlist for 7/19/17

DENNIS CARAHER - The Kingdom of Summer - The Kingdom of Summer - 2016
Oil Spills:
HARLEY STRING BAND – Deepwater Requiem – Earthly Prusuits – 2015
CRABTREE & MILLS - Pelican Bay - Rise Above - 2011 Free & Easy Music
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Black Sea - Stand Up! - 2004 Appalseed Productions
THE HOLLANDS! - That Fatal Shore - Folk Songs for Climate Justice - 2013 Peaceful Uprising
PAUL SACHS - Oil Town - Oil Town - 2011

Spanish Civil WAr:

PETE SEEGER - Viva la Quince Brigada - Songs of the Spanish Civil War, Vols. 1 & 2 - 2014 Smithsonian Folkways
WOODY GUTHRIE - Jarama - Songs of the Spanish Civil War, Vols. 1 & 2 - 2014 Smithsonian Folkways
DICK GAUGHAN - Jamie Foyers (Ewan MacColl) - Joy of Living - Compass Records – 2015
DAVID ROVICS - The Last Lincoln Veteran - Troubador (People's History in Song) - 2010
SI KAHN - Clarence Kailin - Courage - 2010 Strictly Country Records

New CD from Magpie:
MAGPIE - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino - Workers of the World Awaken (Joe Hill) - When We Stand Together - 2017
MAGPIE - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino - Rebel Girl (Joe Hill) - When We Stand Together - 2017
MAGPIE - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino - Canton - When We Stand Together - 2017
MAGPIE - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino - Poor Old Dobbin - When We Stand Together - 2017
MAGPIE - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino - Borderlines (Valerie DePriest/Gayle Gingrich) - When We Stand Together – 2017

Palestine:
DAVID ROVICS - Holy Land Five - Meanwhile in Afghanistan - 2013
DAVE LIPPMAN - More Dead and Gaza Moans - Boycott & Divestment Songs, Vol. 1 - 2015
JOEL ZOSS - Oh, Jerusalem - Lila – 2016

Perspectives/Truth:
SLOAN WAINWRIGHT - Truth Turns Like A Wheel - Uncovering - 2015
CHRIS ELLIOTT - You're Wrong - 2017
CHRIS & MEREDITH THOMPSON - Lines of Longitude - Lines of Longitude - 2017
TOM NEILSON - Sueno con Serpientes (Sylvio Rodriguez) - Another Pacifist Under Surveillance – 2007

Songs for the Spirit:
SLOAN WAINWRIGHT - This I Know - Bright Side of A Rainy Day - 2016
SONIA/disappear fear - Imagine (John Lennon) - Live at Maximal - 2016

Playlist for 7/12/17

ALICE HOWE - Tiger Lily - Tiger Lily EP - 2014
Native American:
NANCY SCHIMMEL - 1492 - Sun, Sun Shine - 1991
LEE MURDOCK - Mary's Child - The View from the Harbor - 2009
CURTIS & LORETTA - Where the North Wind Blows - When There's Good to Be Done - 2015
BYRD & STREET - The Good Old Days - This Much Is True – 2017
EMMYLOU HARRIS - Apache Tears (Johnny Cash)- Look Again to the Wind/Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited - 2014 Sony Music

Empire:
ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Only Eight - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005
DAVID ROVICS - US Embassy - When I'm Elected President - 2014
JACKSON BROWNE - If I Could Be Anywhere - Standing in the Breach - 2014 Inside Recordings
SEIZE THE DAY - United States - Not in Our Name - 2007 David Ferrard

Immigration/Irish:
ANDY & JUDY - Orphan Train Lament - This Old Town - 2017
TIM GRIMM - The Hungry Grass - A Stranger in This Time - 2017
SI KAHN - Ireland of My Dreams - Courage - 2010 Strictly Country Records
JIM SHARKEY - Adieu to Belashanny (Words: William Allingham) - Sweet Anne's Road – 2015
THE BURNS SISTERS - Clare to Here - Looking Back - 2015 Sisters Music

Homeless:
LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Caught Between the Times - Parts & Labor – 2014
ANDY & JUDY - Street Lady (Andy Morris/Judy Daigle) - This Old Town - 2017
RANCHERS FOR PEACE - Streets of Gold - Not Alone - 2013
LEONARD COHEN - Never Gave Nobody Trouble - Can't Forget - 2015 Sony Music
JOHN McCUTCHEON - Room Here for Another - What It's Like - 1990 Rounder Records

Classism:
PAUL SIMON - Wristband - Stranger to Stranger - 2016
DAVID ROVICS - We Have Fed You All for A Thousand Years - Wayfaring Stranger - 2014
LON MILO DUQUETTE - Class Warfare - Sweet Baba Lon - 2015
SCOTT COOK - The Lord Giveth (and the landlord taketh away) - Moonlit Rambles - 2011

Home:
LOUISE MOSRIE - Home - Home - 2010
SAM GLEAVES & TYLER HUGHES - My Stone Mountain Home - 2017

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