Sunday, February 3, 2008

2/3/08 Playlist

1. Elizabeth Nicholson and Stringed Migration: Lebanese Melody / The Unquiet Grave (Fly Not Yet), Waterbug 81
2. Kane Welch Kaplin: I Wish I Had That Mandolin (Kane Welch Kaplin), Compass 4464
3. Carey Creed: Blue Boat Home (Peace of Wild Things), Azalea City 0705 4. Arlo Guthrie: In Times Like These (In Times Like These), Rising Son 1126

5. Lisa Markley: Eve Takes the Fall (The Sky Is Blue and Sometimes Cries), Soona Songs 007
6. Steve Earle: City of Immigrants (Washington Square Serenade), New West A3027
7. Caroline Herring: Song for Fay (Lantana), Signature Sounds 2010
8. Duane Rutter: Dead Man (Waiting Room), Busted Flat 017

It's Rich's and Johnny's birthday:
9. Small Potatoes: Time Flies (Small Potatoes Alive!), self
10. Johnny Irion: Short Leash (Ex Tempore), Rte 8 Records / Rising Son
11. Small Potatoes: Misalliance (Small Potatoes Alive!), self
12. Johnny Irion: Brush Yet Teeth Blues (Ex Tempore), Rte 8 Records / Rising Son

Upcoming concerts:
13. Last Fair Deal (Branford Folk Coffeehouse 2/9): Don't Let Your Deal Go Down (True Tales), Bread and Butter 000405
14. Emma Weiss (WHUS, 2/6): Windowsill (Clamor), self emmaweiss@earthlinknet
15. Mark Erelli (Roaring Brook 2/9): The Volunteer (download), self
16. Atwater-Donnelly (as Jerimoth Hill) (U'n'I 2/9): (The Halfway Ground), Rabbit Island 1010
17. The Subdudes (Garde Theater 2/7): A Thorn in Her Side (Street Symphony), Back Porch / EMI
18. Girl Howdy (Iron Horse 2/10): You're Not Easy to Forget (It's Honky Tonk Time!), EP/self

The Army has been threatening to buy a pristine parcel of land in Middletown, one of the last undeveloped parcels on the CT River, and develop it to make a training center there:

19. Joni Mitchell: Big Yellow Taxi - 2007 (Shine), Hear Music
20. Mark Erelli: Imaginary Wars (Hope & Other Casualties), Signature Sounds 1296
21. Laurie Lewis and Her Bluegrass Pals: The Wood Thrush's Song (Laurie Lewis and Her Bluegrass Pals), Rounder 0461
22. John Gorka: Houses in The Fields (Jack's Crows), High Street 10309
23. Tom Paxton & Anne Hills: There Goes the Mountain (Under American Skies), Appleseed 1052
24. Carla Sciaky: The Song That Bird Sings (Awakening), Green Linnet 2115
25. Storyhill: Paradise Lost (Storyhill), Red House 197

But it looks as if an informal coalition of neighbors, open space advocates, town officials, state officials, the DEP, the governor, influential editorial advocates and most recently Congresswoman Rosa Delauro, and Secretary of State Susan Byciewicz have likely had an effect:

26. Malvina Reynolds: The Lambeth Children (Magical Songs), Cassandra LP
27. Bob Bossin: Sulphur Passage (Gabriola V0R 1X0), Nick 007
28. Patty Larkin: Metal Drums (Live in The Square), Philo 1136

The Dreaded Folk Calendar over selections from Elizabeth Nicholson and Stringed Migration's "Fly Not Yet," Waterbug 81

It appears that the two suicide-bombers who attacked the Iraqi pet and bird markets were women with Down Syndrome, and it's possible that at least one of them carried an explosive pack that was detonated by remote control -- in other words she was murdered, along with her victims.
29. Eliza Gilkyson: Tender Mercies (Land of Milk and Honey), Red House 174
30. Tom Waits: Road to Peace (Orphans), Anti- promo 86677

Tsunami Tuesday coming right up:
31. Dan Bern: My Country II (My Country II), Messenger 19
32. Butch Hancock: Great Election Day (War and Peace), Two Roads 2006
33. Therapy Sisters: Let's Put A Folksinger in The White House (A Folksinger in The White House), self
34. John McCutcheon: Surprise, Surprise, Surprise (Signs of The Times), Flying Fish
35. Norman & Nancy Blake: Don't Be Afraid of The Neo-Cons (single), Dualtone
36. Eliza Gilkyson: Peace Call (Land of Milk and Honey), Red House 174

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