Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Playlist, The Sunday Night Folk Festival, 8/26/07

1. Bruce Molsky: Roustabout (Old Time Banjo Festival), Rounder 0584
2. The Quebe Sisters Band: Take The "A" Train (Timeless), FiddleTone 0101 www.quebesistersband.com
3. Late Bloomers: Sneakin' in The Back Door (Sneakin' in The Back Door), self www.latebloomersmusic.com]
4. Laura Cortese:Blue Jays (Blow The Candle Out -- Live), self www.lauracortese.com

5. Gordon Bok: Hills of Isle au Haut (Clear Away in The Morning), Folk-Legacy 1001
6. Lindsay Mac: Lucy (Small Revolution), self www.lindsaymac.com
7. Arlo Guthrie: When I Get to The Border (Power of Love), Rising Son 3558
8. Iris DeMent: Acres of Corn (Wounded Heart of America), HighTone 8196

Interview with Johnny Walker (www.johnnywalkercomedy.com); all songs recorded live in studio:
9. Friends in High Places
10. College Education
11. Guantanamo
12. The Threat-Level Rainbow
13. Nothing I Can't Buy
14. Hollywood Liberal
15. The Whale Song
16. Nat'ty Light
17. Men and Women

I read a part of a NYTimes article, "Rule to Expand Mountaintop Coal Mining" (8/22/07)
18. Tom Paxton and Anne Hills: There Goes The Mountain (Under American Skies), Appleseed 1052
19 - 21 from Moving Mountains: Voices of Appalachia, Falling Mountain Music 1040
19. Andrew McKnight: Company Town
20. Elaine Purkey: Keepers of The Mountains
21. Keith and Joan Pitzer: Underneath A Blackened Moon
22. Ensemble: Black Waters (Singin' the Moon Up -- The Voice of Jean Ritchie), don't know label

23 & 23. Herdman / Hills / Mangsen: Red-Winged Blackbird & Black Burning Air (Voices), Flying Fish 70546
24. Steep Canyon Rangers: Call the Captain (Lovin' Pretty Women), Rebel 1824
25. Phyllis Boyens: Dream of A Miner's Child (Harlan COunty USA), Rounder 4026
26. Doc Watson: And Am I Born to Die (Harlan County USA)

Dreaded Folk Calendar over selections from "The Woodchopper's Ball," Divine Wind 2007

I read Greg Palast's "Hurricane George: How the White House Drowned New Orleans" (I have since read a blog that refutes many of Palast's claims: http://www.suspect-device.com/blog/?s=palast&sbutt=Go )

27. Eilen Jewell: The Flood (Boundary County), self www.eilenjewell.com
28. Chris Thomas King: What Would Jesus Do? (Blue Highways TV), Acoustic Rainbow
29. Mary Chapin Carpenter: Houston (The Calling), Zoe 1111
30. Randy Newman: Louisiana 1927 (Good Old Boys), Reprise / Rhino R2 73839
31. Gina Forsyth: Talking Hurricane Refugee Blues (Born into The Whisper), Waterbug Sampler
32. Arlo Guthrie: In Times Like These (In Times Like These), Rising Son 1126 www.risingsonrecords.com
33. Kieron Means: Mississippi Heavy Water Blues (Far As My Eyes Can See), Fellside 195
34. Eliza Gilkyson: I Ain't Got No Home in This World Anymore (Festivalink sampler), www.festivalink.net

35. Eliza Gilkyson et al: Peace Call (Land of Milk and Honey), Red House 174