Monday, February 4, 2008

2/4/08 playlist for a fill-in, following Democracy Now

1. The Kennedys: Give Me Back My Country (Better Dreams), Appleseed 1107
2. Butch Hancock: Tat Great Election Day (War and Peace), Two Roads 2006
3. John McCutcheon: Surprise, Surprise, Surprise (Signs of The Times), Flying Fish
4. Dan Bern: My Country II (My Country II), Messenger

5. The Mammals: Bad Shoes Blues (Rock That Board), Signature Sounds 1284
6. Peter Dyer: Talking Chickenhawk Blues (single)
7. James McMurtry: Can't Make It Here (single download, radio edit), Compadre
8. Iris DeMent: The Wasteland of The Free (The Way I Should), Warner Bros. 46188

Following 9/11, President Bush and seven top officials of his administration waged a carefully orchestrated campaign of misinformation about the threat posed by Saddam Hussein's Iraq. Charles Lewis and Mark Reading-Smith talk about at least 935 false statements made in the two years following September 11, 2001, at

9. Larry Cordle and Lonesome Standard Time: I'm A Lie (Took Down and Put Up), Lonesome Day 011
10. The WMDs / Christine Lavin: The Liar Sleeps Tonight (Happydance of The Xenophobe), Yellow Tail 10022
11. Chuck Brodsky: Liar Liar, Pants on Fire (Tulips for Lunch), Waterbug / self
12. Yikes McGee: The Liar (EP), self
13. Jay Mankita: They Lied (Dogs Are Watching Us), self

14. Myshkin's Ruby Warblers: Lied (Anti-Theft Device), Waterbug sampler
15. The Short Sisters: Blizzard of Lies (Live from Four States), Black Socks Press 17
16. Ann Wilson: Little Problems, Little Lies (Hope & Glory), Zoe 1085
17. The Avett Brothers: The Weight of Lies (Emotionalism), Ramseur 2716
18. Emma's Revolution: Silence & Lies (Roots, Rock & Revolution), self

19. Willie Dixon: It Don't Make Sense -- You Can't Make Peace (Mighty Earthquake and Hurricane), PA USA LP
20. Joni Mitchell: Strong and Wrong (Shine), Hear Music 30457
21. Charlie King: The War Has Been Coming Home (Stoking the Fires of Resistance), No Label visible
22. Les Barker: Debate (Twilight of The Dogs), Mrs. Ackroyd DOG 019

23. Chumbawamba: Walking into Battle with The Lord (A Singsong and A Scrap), AK Press 047CD

24. Neil Young: Let's Impeach the President [for Lying] (Living with War), Reprise
25. Richad Thompson: Pharoah (Amnesia), Capitol
26. Keb' Mo': (What's So Funny 'bout) Peace, Love and Understanding (Peace -- Back by Popular Demand), Okeh/ Epic

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