Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Playlist for 12/21/22

Resilience/Hope:

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

Christmas:

GORDONVILLE, USA - Gray Christmas - The Longest Night of the Year, V.3 - 2020

TONY DENIKOS - Home for Christmas - Already Gone - 2009

MARY GAUTHIER - Christmas in Paradise - Alternate Root Holiday Sampler, Part 1 - 2013

SANDY ROGERS - Something Fun for Christmas - Last Chance Medicine Show Holiday Sampler - 2017

CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER - What Would Jesus Do? - The Longest Night of the Year, V.1 - 2018 Hudson Harding Music

Hanukah:

RUBY & AVA LOCKNAR - Is It Hanukah or Chanukah? - Just One Angel - 2010 - Yellow Tail Records

GREENFIELD HARMONY - Hanukah - Live Concert 12/11/2005 - Mary Cay Brass, Dir. - 2005

RACHEL SAGE - Hanukkah in the Village - Joy! -2017

SARA THOMSEN - Hanerot Halalu - Winter Wanderings - 2012

ANDINA & RICH - Ocho Kandelikas - Merry Humbug! - 2014 DulciYodel Music

Horrors of War:

CRAIG WERTH - Canvas of War - Ten Miles Out - 2011

RISE AGAINST - Hero of War - Appeal to Reason - 2008

JIM PAGE - Collateral Damage - A Hand Full of Songs - 2017 

SARA THOMSEN - Shattered Gardens - Somewhere to Begin - 2014

BEN BEDFORD - Fisher's Hill - Land of the Shadows - 2009 Hopeful Sky Records

Surveillance:

REMY - Tap It: The NSA Slow Jam - Single - 2013

LINQ - George Orwell Where Are You? - Life Goes On - 2009 Linq Songs

TOM NEILSON - It's A Crime - Single - 2013

JACK WARSHAW - Snoopers - Single - 2014

DAVID ROVICS - Spies Are Reading My Blog - Spies Are Reading My Blog – 2013

Climate Change:

THE WHISPERING TREE – Garden - Invisible Forces - 2018

JIM PAGE - Down to Zero - Single - 2020

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

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

ALLISON LUPTON & CRAIG WERTH - When Trouble Comes - Single – 202

Winter Solstice:

GATHERING TIME – A Light in the Darkness – Keepsake – 2015

SARA THOMSEN - The Longest Night - Winter Wanderings - 2012

JOE JENCKS with Edie Carey - Longest Night of the Year - Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers - 2017

Playlist for 12/14/22

 LARRY MURANTE - Ready for the Dark - Patch of Sky, - 2016

Earth's Healing:

DIANE PATTERSON - Roots Heart Rhythm - Satchel of Songs – 2022

THE SUNSHINERS - Truth Time - Endangered Species - 2022

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Earth- Cabin Fever: Songs for the Quarantine - 2020

DAVE CARTER & TRACY GRAMMER - Gentle Arms of Eden - Drum Hat Buddha - 2001

JULIE SNOW - Beautiful World - No Ordinary Love - 2016

War/Ukraine:

ARTISTS FOR ACTION - Which Side Are You On? (Florence Reece) - Single – 2022

DOUG KOLMAR - War Song - Single - 2022

BEN REEL - Fish Out of Water - Single - 2022

DIANA JONES - Crossing Borders - Single - 2022

TOM PAXTON & JOHN McCUTCHEON - Ukrainian Now - Single - 2022

Banksters/Economy:

AOIFE SCOTT - Irelands's Hour of Need - Homebird - 2020

JACKSON BROWNE - Which Side? - Standing in the Breach - 2014 Inside Recordings

CHARLIE KING - What Do They Make on Wall Street? (Charlie King/Steve Eulberg) - Life & Love, Tears & Laughter – 2017

NORMAN BLAKE - The Truth Will Stand (When This World's on Fire) - Brushwood Songs & Stories - 2017

WOODY GUTHRIE - Jolly Banker - Woody at 100 - 2012 Smithsonian Folkways

Mass Shootings:

EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Another 17 - Rooted - 2022

KORA FEDER - Automatic Times - In Sevens - 2019

JOE JENCKS - Why Are the Guns Still Firing - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018

PAMELA MEANS - Hands Up - Live at Northfire - 2020

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Forgive Us - This Fire - Politics, Love and Other Small Miracles - 2007 

War/Empire:

JIM SHARKEY - A Man without A Country - Sweet Anne's Road - 2015

LEON ROSSELSON - You Noble Diggers All - Harry's Gone Fishing - 2000

JOHN PRINE - That's How Every Empire Falls - Fair and Square - 2008

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

Friendship:

JIM SHARKEY - I'll Take Care of You - A Lovely Day - 2019


Playlist for 12/07/22

 JASON TYLER BURTON – Thicker Than Water - Headwaters - 2014

Refugees:

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

TOM NEILSON - Woman of Sumpul River (Claribel Alegria/Tom Neilson) - In A Public Place - 1991

PAUL SACHS - Families of the Disappeared -  Love Is Love - 2016

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Story of Abe - Ghost Light - 2018

JOE JENCKS - I'm A Stranger in this Land (Si Kahn) - The Forgotten (Recovered Treasures from the Pen of Si Kahn) - 2018 Turtle Bear Music

LGBTQ:

SARA THOMSEN - Forbidden Love - Everything Changes - 2008

ROY ZIMMERMAN - I Want a Marriage Like They Had in the Bible - You're Getting Sleepy - 2011

ARJUNA GREIST - Normal Is - Odd Numbers - 2003

PAT HUMPHRIES - People Love - Hands - 2001 Appleseed

CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER – Everything Possible (Fred Small) – Dancin' in the Kitchen – 2015 Community Music, Inc

COVID & FLU:

PAUL KAPLAN - Little Boxes - We Shall Stay Here - 2021

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

DAVID ROVICS - If A Song Could Make Your Troubles Go Away - May Day - 2021

VALERIE SMITH - From A Distance (Julie Gold) - Single – 2020

JOHN McCUTCHEON - When All This Is Over- Cabin Fever: Songs for the Quarantine - 2020

CARE FOR THE EARTH:

DAN SCHATZ - Now Is the Cool of the Day (Jean Ritchie)  - The Promise of the Sowing - 2015

PETER MAYER - In Our Hands - Catching Rain - 2018

SHERIE DAVIS - Simple Life - My Heart Returns to Me – 2021

JOHN McCUTCHEON - One Hundred Years - Cabin Fever: Songs for the Quarantine - 2020

SARA THOMSEN - By Breath - By Breath – 2003

WHAT' WRONG:

DON CARON - This Land Is Your Land - Single -2018 The Parody Project

PETER MULVEY & SistaStrings - Old Men Drinking Seagram's (John Statz/Pete Mulvey) - Love Is the Only Thing - 2022

JACKSON BROWNE - The Long Way Around - Standing in the Breach - 2014 Inside Recordings

SONIA RUTSTEIN - No Bomb Is Smart - No Bomb Is Smart -2004

LULA WILES - Good Old Amercan Values - What Will We Do - 2019 Smithsonian Folkways

SONGS FOR THE SPIRIT:

HEATHER PIERSON - Take the time - Lines and Spaces - 2019

MAGPIE - Before the Morning Sun - In This World: Looking Back, Moving Forward - 2008 Sliced Bread Records

JIM SHARKEY - I'll Take Care of You - A Lovely Day - 2019

TRACY SPRING - Love Is A Round - Life and Art - 1995


Saturday, November 5, 2022

Playlist for 11/2/22

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

What's Wrong, America:

MIKE WARD - WWTFS - Troubled Times - 2022

MIKE WARD - Wishing Well - Troubled Times - 2022

ROD MacDONALD - Cry Freedom - Single - 2022

LULA WILES - Good Old Amercan Values - What Will We Do - 2019 Smithsonian Folkways

THE NIELDS et al - America the Beautiful - Single - 2020

Immigration/Refugees:

MIKE WARD - Immigration Nation - Troubled Times - 2022

DAVID ROVICS - Who's the Criminal Here (Ted Warmbrand) - Wayfaring Stranger - 2014

JOEL RAFAEL - Sierra Blanca Massacre - Border Songs - 2012 No More Deaths

DON CARON - The Battle of the Wall - Single - 2017 The Parody Project

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

Ukraine:

ARTISTS FOR ACTION - Which Side Are You On? - Single - 2022

DIANA JONES - Crossing Borders - Single - 2022

LINDA SUSSMAN - Chain of Hope - Single - 2022

GORDONVILLE U.S.A. - Arms Around A Prayer - Single - 2022

TOM PAXTON & JOHN McCUTCHEON - Ukrainian Now - Single - 2022

Union Struggles:

SI KAHN - Brookside Strike - New Wood - 1994   #4

LOUISE MOSRIE - Battle of Blair Mountain (Louise Mosrie/Mike Richardson) - Home - 2010 Zoe Cat Music

ARLO GUTHRIE with the Dillards - Ludlow Massacre (Woody Guthrie) - Thirty-two Cents - 200

PADDY MILLS - Bay View Massacre - Race to the Bottom - 2014

BEV GRANT - Bread & Roses (James Oppenheim/Caroline Kohlsaat) - We Were There! - 2002

Elections:

EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Take Your Vagina to the RNC - Single - 2011

COLLEEN KATTAU - Dangerous Women - Besos Kisses - 2020

LINQ - Seneca Falls to Selma - Disconnect - 2013

KEB' MO"  & Rosanne Cash - Put A Woman in Charge - Oklahoma - 2019

Veteran's Day:

MICHAEL VEITCH - Veteran's Day - Wake up Call - 2017

GORDON THOMAS WARD - The Ballad of Joseph Martin - Eiderdown – 2020

Peace:

ANNIE PATTERSON - O Had I a Golden Thread (Pete Seeger) - Mountain Side - 2011


Playlist for 10/26/22

 COLLEEN KATTAU - Autumn Cold - The Living Years - 2013

Economy:

CONNOR GARVEY - Hold Your Breath - Where Ocean Meets Land - 2011

SCOTT COOK - Broke, and So Far from Home - One More Time Around - 2013

RANCHERS FOR PEACE - We Built This City - Not Alone - 2012

DISAPPEAR FEAR - The Banker - Broken Film - 2013 Sonia Rutstein

JOHN McCUTCHEON - It's the Economy, Stupid - Mightier Than the Sword - 2005 

Empire:

LETITIA VANSANT and the BONAFIDES - Rising Tide - Parts & Labor - 2014

THE STRAY BIRDS - Hands of Man - Magic Fire - 2016

CHUCK BRODSKY - Not A Single Shot - Tell Tale Heart - 2015

JOHN COSTER - Millenium Drum - Lost Horizon - 2013

DAVID ROVICS - In the Name of Freedom - May Day - 2021

Earth's Destruction:

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

ERIC LEE - Fall of Man - Heartache Town - 2018

FRED GILLEN Jr - Price of Progress (Fred Gillen Jr/Abbie Gardner) - What She Said - 2017

LORETTA HAGEN - This World of Ours - Lucky Stars - 2017

JOAN BAEZ - Another World (Anohni) - Whistle Down the Wind – 2018

Media:

DAVE LIPPMAN - The Times They Aren’t A-Changin’ - You Don't Own the World – 2016

DAVID ROVICS - Who Will Tell the People - Living in these Times - 2001

SHARLEEN LEAHEY - Corporate News - Rumors of Peace - 2011

CHICAGO FARMER - Two Sides of the Story - Midwest Side Stories - 2016

JAY MANKITA - They Lied - Dogs Are Watching Us – 2004

Nostalgia:

TIM GRIMM - Better Days - Farm Songs - 2009

GORDON BOK & BOB ZENTZ - Daddy Don't You Tell No Lies (Si Kahn) - Together Again for the First Time - 2017

DAVE GUNNING - They Don't Do That No More (Dave Gunning/Jim Dorie) - Lift - 2015

LOUISE MOSRIE - Backroads - Home - 2010

JOE Jencks - Links in A Chain - Links in A Chain - 2009

One:

BEV GRANT & The Human Condition - Together We Can Move Mountains - Kulonyake (Year of Dedication) - 1986


Monday, October 24, 2022

Playlist for 10/19/22

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

Politics:

JOHN COSTER - Walk So Proud - Lost Horizon - 2013

AZTEC TWO-STEP - Falling Down Clowns - Cause & Effect - 2012 Red Engine Records

CHATHAM STREET - House of Fools - All That Mattered - 2011

PAMELA MEANS - James Madison - Live at Northfire – 2020

LEONARD COHEN - Democracy - The Future - 1992 Sony Music

Elections:

ELLEN BUKSTEL - Hey, Mr. Politician - Daddy's Little Girl - 2008

JAMES LEE STANLEY - Political Party - The Envoy - 1993

TAYLOR FERRERA - Vote with your Vagina - 2012

ROY ZIMMERMAN - My Vote, My Voice, My Right (Roy Zimmerman/Melanie Harby) - The Faucet's on Fire! - 2015

CRYS MATTHEWS - American History XIX - Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers – 2017

Unions:

EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Stand Together - RPM -2011 Pat Humphries & Sandy O.

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

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

SHELBY BOTTOM DUO & Friends - Rebel Girl (Joe Hill) - Joe Hill Roadshow - 2016

JOHN McCUTCHEON - Step by Step - Water from Another Time - 1989 Rounder Records

Nuclear War:

SARA THOMSEN - Keeping the Peace - By Breath - 2003

DAVID ROVICS - At the End of World War 3 - Single - 2022

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

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

Mass shootings:

PAMELA MEANS - Hands Up - Live at Northfire - 2020

DAVID ROVICS - Puritan Slaughter - Single - 2021

EMMA'S REVOLUTION - Another 17 - Rooted - 2022

ALICIA VIANI - Redemption - Alicia Viani - 2019

Racism/Profiling:

PAMELA MEANS - Color of The Skin - Live at Northfire - 2020

ROY ZIMMERMAN - DWB - The Faucet's on Fire! - 2015

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


Playlist for 10/12/22

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

Indigenous People's Day:

EMMYLOU HARRIS - Apache Tears (Johnny Cash)- Look Again to the Wind/Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited - 2014 Sony Music

THEA HOPKINS - River of Fire - Chickasaw - 2007

MARIA DUNN - Little One - Gathering - 2016

THE BOXCAR LILIES - In This Valley - Sugar Shack - 2013

DAVID ROVICS  - Song for Big Mountain - Live At Club Passim - 2000

JOHN McCUTCHEON - The First Ones - Leap - 2022

DARRYL PURPOSE - The Ghost of Crazy Horse (Darryl Purpose/Paul Zollo) - Next Time Around - 2012

PAT HUMPHRIES - Indanee (Roland Mousaa/Tom Pacheco) - Hands - 2001 Appleseed Recordings

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

BILL MILLER - Look Again to the Wind - Look Again to the Wind/Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited - 2014 Sony Music

Prejudice:

SAM GLEAVES & TYLER HUGHES - Tear Down the Fences - Sam Gleaves & Tyler Hughes - 2017

DAVID ROTH - Dragon to Butterfly - If You Can't Fly - 1996

COLLEEN KATTAU - Winter Came Early - Inhabited Woman - 2007 Windlight Studio

PAMELA MEANS - Two Halves - Single Bullet Theory - 2003

HEATHER MAE - Stand Up - I Am Enough - 2016

Politics/Division:

GREG BLAKE - From Me to We - Single - 2022

CRAIG WERTH - My Way or the Highway - The Spokes Man - 2010

GORDONVILLE, U.S.A. - Pot and Kettle - Us in the US – 2021

RON ISRAEL - Tribal War - Tribal War – 2018

JUD CASWELL - The Great Divide - Single - 2020

War/Ukraine:

DIANA JONES – Crossing Borders - Single - 2022

GORDONVILLE U.S.A. - Arms Around A Prayer - Single - 2022

LINDA SUSSMAN - Chain of Hope - Single - 2022

DOUG KOLMAR - War Song - Single - 2022

TOM PAXTON & JOHN McCUTCHEON - Ukrainian Now - Single - 2022

Speak out:

ASHLEY STORROW - Wild Wind - The Bear and the Bird - 2016

BEV GRANT - National Anthem: Arise! Arise! (Jean Rohe) - It's Personal - 2017