Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Playlist for 9/15/21

 LUDGATE - End of Summer - Two, Three, Four...(Vol Two) - 2019

GREG BROWN - Canned Goods -  Live on Prairie Home Companion - 1985

Diversity:

JOHN McCUTCHEON - The Other - Bucket List - 2020

CARLA GOVER & ZOEY BARRETT - Snowflake - The Longest Night of the Year, V.1 - 2018 Hudson Harding Music

DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - I Am You (Anne Hills & Michael Smith) - Rhubarb Trees - 2011

ROBERT JONES & MATT WATROBA - Could You Love Me? - Common Chords - 2019

CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER – I Belong to A Family – Dancin' in the Kitchen – 2015 Community Music, Inc

Injustice/Prisons:

JOE TROOP - The Rise of Dreama Caldwell - Borrowed Time - 2021

JOE JENCKS - The Lady Juliana (Kat Eggleston) - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017

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

DERVISH - The Fields of Athenry (Pete St. John) - The Great Irish Songbook - 2019 Rounder Records

CHRIS PIERCE - Sound All the Bells- American Silence - 2021

Racism/White supremacy:

LULA WILES - Shaking As It Turns - What Will We Do - 2019 Smithsonian Folkways

DAVID ROVICS -  Breivik - Meanwhile in Afghanistan - 2013

ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - White Lies - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005

CHUCK BRODSKY - Couldn't Do What Daddy Done - Them and Us - 2018

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Atonement - Bucket List - 2020

Sanctuary/Refuge:

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Le Chambon-sur-Lignon - Bucket List - 2020

CARRIE NEWCOMER - Sanctuary - The Beautiful Not Yet - 2016

DAVID ROVICS - Denmark, 1943 -  The Other Side - 2015

ZOE MULFORD - Answer the Knock at the Door - Small Brown Birds - 2017

DAVID ROTH - Home of the Brave (David Roth/Karen Drucker/JD Martin) - Last Day on This Earth - 2017 May the Light Music

Outlaws/Moonshiners:

DOUG SPEARS - Yellow Butter Moon - Welcome Home - 2009

KAIA KATER - Moonshiner - Sorrow Bound - 2014

SI KAHN - Moonshine Man - New Wood - 1994 Rounder

GILLIAN WELCH - Tear My Stillhouse Down - Boots No. 1 - 2016

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Moonshiner - Bucket List - 2020

Paul Kaplan at Mt. Toby Concerts 9/18:

PAUL KAPLAN - Survival - We Shall Stay Here - 2021

PAUL KAPLAN - Life on This Planet - We Shall Stay Here - 2021

PAUL KAPLAN & Leverett Community Chorus - After the Fire - Single -  2002


Playlist for 9/8/21

Storms: 

RUSTIC RIDERS - The Storm Is Coming - Wake Up! - 2015

CROWES PASTURE - The Storm - Edge of America - 2017

Labor/Inequality:

HOLLY NEAR - Moon (Holly Near/Tammy Hall) - 2018 - 2018 Calico Tracks Music

MICHAEL BRAUNFELD - The Local - Full Circle - 2014

JOHN McCUTCHEON & TOM CHAPIN - Pastures of Plenty (Woody Guthrie) - Doing Our Job - 1997 Rounder Records

BYRD & STREET - Workin' Man - This Much Is True - 2017

SCOTT COOK - Say Can You See - Tangle of Souls - 2020

Coal Mining:

JESSE BROCK - Black Rock City - Streamliner - 2021

JENI & BILLY - Land of the Pharaohs - Jewell Ridge Coal - 2008

SAM GLEAVES - Working Shoes - Ain't We Brothers - 2015

BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN - Come All You Coal Miners - Echo in the Valley - 2017

HAZEL DICKENS - Coal Tattoo - A Few Old Memories - 1984

Women in Labor:

ANNE FEENEY - Union Maid (Woody Guthrie/Ginny Hildebrand/Cappie Israel)  - Union Maid - 2003

BEV GRANT - We Were There - We Were There! - 2002

BARBARA DANE - Working-Class Woman (Peter Boyd/Barbara Dane) - Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard-Hitting Songs - 2018 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 

CURTIS & LORETTA - Willmar 8 (We Are All Equal You Know) - When There's Good to Be Done - 2015

AMYTHYST KIAH and RHIANNON GIDDENS - Polly Ann's Hammer - Songs of Our Native Daughters - 2019 Smithsonian Foldways Recordings

Unions/Organizing:

DAVID ROVICS - When the Workers of the World Combine - May Day - 2021

SAM GLEAVES & TYLER HUGHES - Bread & Roses - Sam Gleaves  & Tyler Hughes - 2017

TOM JURAVICH - We Are Union - Altar of the Bottom Line - 2007 Finnegan Music

PAT HUMPHRIES - No Sweat (Bev Grant/Pat Humphries) - Hands - 2001

JOE JENCKS- Which Side Are You On? (Florence Reese) - Rise As One - 2005

9/11:

KIM & REGGIE HARRIS - Short Shift at Ground Zero - Simplicity - 2002

PAUL KAPLAN & Leverett Community Chorus - After the Fire - Single -  2002

EMMA'S REVOLUTION - If I Give Your Name - One - 2004 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

SEIZE THE DAY - United States - Not in Our Name - 2007 David Ferrard

DAVID ROVICS - Hang A Flag in the Window - Hang A Flag in the Window - 2002


CARRIE NEWCOMER - Sanctuary - The Beautiful Not Yet - 2016


Playlist for 9/1/21

 COSY SHERIDAN - It's Gonna Get Better - A Beautiful Sound - 2021

National Recovery Month:

RICHARD RUANE & BETH DUQUETTE - Come on Back- Notch Road  - 2018 Riptone Records

THE BLACK FEATHERS - Holy Water - Demo - 2018

SCOTT COOK - Tulsa - Tangle of Souls - 2020

CHUCK BRODSKY - The Absence of You - Them and Us - 2018

DAVID ROTH – Taking Our Turns (David Roth/Megon McDonough) – Last Day on this Earth – 2018 May the Light Music

World Alzheimer's Month:

ELLEN BUKSTEL - Remember Me - Single - 2021

ANNE FEENEY - The Dutchman (Michael Smith) - Enchanted Way - 2010

DAN AND FAITH - Come Again Another Day - Then and Now - 2019

ORDINARY ELEPHANT - The Things He Saw - Before I Go - 2017

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Between Good and Gone - Trolling for Dreams - 2017

Women's Lib:

COSY SHERIDAN - I Leave Dishes in the Sink - A Beautiful Sound - 2021

CLAUDIA SCHMIDT & SALLY ROGERS - Hypatia of Alexandria - We Are Welcomed - 2016

SLOAN WAINWRIGHT - Thinking Outside of the Box - Bright Side of A Rainy Day - 2016

ASHLEY STORROW - Sweet Matilda - The Bear and the Bird - 20164

KRISTEN GRAINGER & TRUE NORTH - She Flies With Her Own Wings - Ghost Tatoo - 2020

Poverty:

SCOTT COOK - Say Can You See - Tangle of Souls - 2020

GILLIAN WELCH - Annabelle - Boots No. 1 - 2016 Acony

GEOFF BARTLEY - Money Is King - Put the Big Stone Down - 2009

SHERRY BROKUS - Aliceanna St - Jim Patton & Sherry Brokus - Collection: 2008-2018 - 2020

DAVID ROTH & ANNE HILLS - Everything That Happens Makes Me Stronger (David Roth et al) - Rhubarb Trees - 2011

Farming:

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Farmer - Bucket List - 2020

GORDON BOK - Hills of Dover (Margaret MacArthur/John Nutting) - Together Again for the First Time - 2017

DAVE GUNNING - Celebrate the Crop - Up Against the Sky - 2019 Wee House of Music

CRANDALL CREEK - The Bean Song - Single - 2020

TIM GRIMM - 80 Acres - Farm Songs - 2009

Hope:

THE ACCIDENTALS - All Shall Be Well (Mary Gauther/Jaimee Harris/Sav Buist/Katie Larson) - Time Out:: Session 1 - 2021

SARA THOMSEN - Song Like A Seed - Song Like A Seed - 2020

KATHERINE RHODA - Bright Morning Stars - Songs of Freedom, Struggle and Spirit -2009

KATHERINE RHODA – May We Fly Like Eagles - Songs of Freedom, Struggle and Spirit -2009


Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Playlist for 8/25/21

My Favorite Singer-Songwriters:

SI KAHN - Aragon Mill - New Wood - 1994 Rounder

SI KAHN - Washington Square - Courage - 2010 Strictly Country Records

SI KAHN - I Have Seen Freedom - Best of the Rest - 2019 Strictly Country Records


SARA THOMSEN - Somewhere to Begin (T.R. Ritchie) - Somewhere to Begin - 2014

SARA THOMSEN - Is It for Freedom? - Somewhere to Begin - 2014

SARA THOMSEN - By Breath - By Breath - 2003


JOHN McCUTCHEON - Room Here for Another - What It's Like - 1990 Rounder Records

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Christmas in the Trenches - Water from Another Time - 1989 Rounder Records

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Y'all Means All - Trolling for Dreams - 2017


EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Swimming to the Other Side - Roots, Rock & Revolution - 2006 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Bound for Freedom - One - 2004 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Peace, Salaam, Shalom - One - 2004 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.


JOE JENCKS - Let Me Sing You A Song - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017

JOE JENCKS - On Eireann's Shore - Links in A Chain - 2009

BROTHER SUN - Lady of the Harbor (Joe Jencks) - Some Part of the Truth - 2013


ANNE FEENEY - Union Maid (Woody Guthrie/Ginny Hildebrand/Cappie Israel)  - Union Maid - 2003

ANNE FEENEY - Whatever Happened to the Eight Hour Day? - Union Maid - 2003

ANNE FEENEY - Have You Been to Jail for Justice? - Have You Been to Jail for Justice? - 2000


DAVID ROVICS - Meanwhile in Afghanistan -  Meanwhile in Afghanistan - 2013

DAVID ROVICS - Jenin - Hang A Flag in the Window - 2002

DAVID ROVICS - St. Patrick's Battalion – People's History in Song - 2010


BEV GRANT & The Dissident Daughters - Emma Goldman (Jolie Rickman) - Cheeky Woman - 2006

BEV GRANT & The Dissident Daughters - In America - Cheeky Woman - 2006

BEV GRANT - Mother's Wrath - It's Personal - 2017


SAM GLEAVES - Ain't We Brothers - Ain't We Brothers – 2015

SAM GLEAVES & TYLER HUGHES - When We Love - Sam Gleaves & Tyler Hughes - 2017

SAM GLEAVES & TYLER HUGHES - I Washed My Face in the Morning Dew -  Sam Gleaves  & Tyler Hughes - 2017




Playlist for 8/11/21

SARA THOMSEN - Turning of the World (Ruth Pelham) - By Breath - 2003

Climate Change:

AARON NATHANS & MICHAEL G. RONSTADT - Old Waltzes  and Skylights - Hang On for the Ride - 2017

TRET FURE - Roses in November - Roses in November- 2018

EMILY BARKER - Strange Weather - A Dark Murmuration of Words - 2020

JOHN PRINE - The Lonesome Friends of Science - The Tree Forgiveness - 2018 Cowboy Records

ZOE SPEAKS - The Earth Has Had Enough  - Wings - 2018

Poverty and Violence:

ELVIS PRESLEY - In the Ghetto (Mac Davis) – Elvis in Memphis – 1969 RCA Victor

MILLPOND MOON - Lena Baker - Time to Turn the Tide - 2015

GORDONVILLE, U.S.A. - Ceiling Is the Floor - Single - 2021

SONIA RUTSTEIN - Rio's Home - No Bomb Is Smart - 2004

AMBER CROSS - Storms of Scarcity - Savage on the Downhill - 2017

Anti-War:

TAJ MAHAL & KEB' MO' - Waiting on the World to Change (John Mayer) - TajMo - 2017

BARBARA DANE - Study War No More - Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard-Hitting Songs - 2018 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 

ANDY & JUDY - Go Home Cajun Boy - Reflections - 2018 

THE LUCKY NOWS - Goodnight - Rise - 2018 Blind Justice Music

TIM GRIMM - My Turn - The Back Fields - 2005

War/Those Left Behind:

AMY SPEACE - The Weight of the World - The Killer in Me - 2008 Wildflower Records

JIM SHARKEY - Sweet Anne's Road - Sweet Anne's Road - 2015

THE MAMMALS - Alone on the Homestead - Departure - 2006 Humble Abode Music

ETHAN MILLER & KATE BOVERMAN - Come Home - If All the Land Would Rise - 2005

Freedom:

SARA THOMSEN - Freedom Song - By Breath - 2003

MARY COURTNEY - The Seeds of Freedom - Sceil Eile (Another Story) - 2003 Completely Stone Mad Music

JACKSON BROWNE - Walls and Doors - Standing in the Breach - 2014 Inside Recordings

DULCIE TAYLOR - Not Here, Not Today - Wind Over Stone – 2015

EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Bound for Freedom - One - 2004 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

One Earth:

SARA THOMSEN - By Breath - By Breath – 2003


Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Playlist for 8/4/21

 GREG BROWN - Canned Goods -  Live on Prairie Home Companion - 1985

Atomic Age:

MALVINA REYNOLDS - What Have They Done to the Rain? - Ear to the Ground - 2000 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

JOEL RAFAEL - Dance Around my Atom Fire (Woody Guthrie) - America Come Home - 2012 Inside Recordings

LINQ - Living On the Edge of Disaster - Disconnect - 2013

SARA THOMSEN - Keeping the Peace - By Breath - 2003

ANNE FEENEY - Take Them Down - Have You Been to Jail for Justice? - 2000

Hiroshima/Nagasaki:

DAVID ROVICS - Hiroshima - Return - 2003

CHRISTOPHER THOMAS ELLIOTT - Hercules and Einstein - Sorry State - 2020

GRAHAM & BARBARA DEAN - I Come and Stand (Nazim Hikmet/James Waters) - Tom Paine's Blues - 2004

MAKANA - Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes - Single - 2020

FRED SMALL - Cranes Over Hiroshima - No Limit - 1985

WWII:

DAVID FRANCEY - Crucible - Empty Train - 2016

DAVID ROVICS –Liberty and Justice for All - The Other Side - 2015

THE MALVINAS - The Ukranian Song - God Bless the Grass - 2017

PAUL KAPLAN --I Can't Remember Wintertime -  The Folk Process - 2008 Old Coat Music

JOE JENCKS - Children of Trochenbrod - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017

Homelessness:

CHRIS PIERCE - Bring the Old Man Home- American Silence - 2021

MIKE WARD - No Way to Live - The Darkness and the Light - 2021

SCOTT COOK - Just Enough Empties - Tangle of Souls - 2020

FINK*MARXER*GLEAVES - If the Poor Don't Matter  (Tom Paxton) - Shout and Shine - 2018

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Sheltered in Place - Cabin Fever: Songs for the Quarantine - 2020

Sexual Harassment/Abuse:

KATHLEEN HEALY - Speaking Out - Embracing the Journey - 2018

DELLA MAE - Headlight - Headlight  - 2020

THREE MILES LOST - Til It Happens to You (Lady Gaga) - 2016  Sled Dog Studios

CINDY KALLET - I Used to Go Walking - This Way Home - 2000

EMMA'S REVOLUTION - I Believe Her - I Believe Her - Single - 2018

Songs for the Spirit:

REBB FIRMAN - Let It Rain (Firman/Freebo/Garrett/Olesen) - Songs I Left Behind - 2017

TAJ MAHAL & KEB' MO' - All Around the World (Kevin R Moore/Chic Street Man) - TajMo - 2017


Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Playlist for 7/28/21

COVID-19:

MARSH FAMILY - Have the New Jab (Marsh Family/Leonard Cohen) - Single 2021

PAUL KAPLAN - These Are the Days - We Shall Stay Here - 2021

CATHERINE MacLELLAN & CHRYS MATTHEWS - More Than It Took - Single - 2021 Folk Alliance

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Front Line - Cabin Fever: Songs for the Quarantine - 2020

TIM GRIMM - Gone - Gone - 2021

Fascism:

JIM PAGE - Masters Of Lies - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017

DAVID ROVICS - Corona Virus Climate Catastrophe Fascist Empire 2020 Blues Massacree - 2020 Single

ROD MacDONALD - For the Good of America - Recognition - 2003

RESISTANCE REVIVAL CHORUS with RHIANNON GIDDENS - All You Fascists Bound to Lose (Woody Guthrie) - Single – 2020

FRICTION FARM - There Will Always Be - Evidence of Hope - 2021

Democracy Threatened:

TIM GRIMM - Gonna Be Great - A Stranger in This Time - 2017

SHARLEEN LEAHEY - Corporate News - Rumors of Peace - 2011

HARPETH RISING - 535 (Are You Even Alive?) - Against All Tides - 2017

SI KAHN and The Looping Brothers - Hard Times - It's A Dog's Life - 2019

GRAHAM & BARBARA DEAN - This Fair Land - Tom Paine's Blues - 2004

Labor/Outsourcing:

MARGHI ALLEN - Freedom Train - Little Pieces of My Heart - 2014

ANGELA EASTERLING - Throwing Strikes - Common Law Wife - 2015 De L'est Music

MARK MANDEVILLE & RAIANNE RICHARDS - That Old Machine - Grain by Grain - 2016

JUD CASWELL - Watch the Fall - Live at the Seagull Shop - 2019

TOM JURAVICH - Altar of the Bottom Line - Altar of the Bottom Line - 2007 Finnegan Music

Corporate Greed:

TONY DENIKOS - Auction Block - Already Gone - 2009

JAN HAMMARLUND - Free Enterprise (Malvina Reynolds) - Uncovered Malvina Reynolds - 2015 Schroder Music

DAVE GUNNING - This Changin' Wind (Dave Gunning/Ray Stewart) - Lift - 2015 Wee House of Music

JOE JENCKS - You Don't Have the Right - I Hear Your Voice - 2003

JIM PAGE - Over My Dead Body - Collateral Damage - 2002

Songs for the Spirit:

JOE TROOP - Heaven on Earth - Borrowed Time - 2021

NATURE MAN - ALBERT PIERRE - Community - Courage to Courageousness - 2021

FOREST SUN - Let Your Love Shine - Stubborn Breathing Heart – 2021

TERRY KITCHEN - Stonecutter - First Album (Remastered) - 2021 (1991)