Sunday, March 30, 2008

3/30/08 Playlist

Appearing in the area:
1. Caroline Herring (Iron Horse 4/4): Midnight on The Water (Lantana), Signature Sounds 2010
2. Tanglefoot (Chester Meeting House 4/6): Boot Soup (Dance Like Flames), Borealis 179
3. Girlyman (Iron Horse 4/5): Commander (Hail to The Thieves, Volume III), Running Scared
4. Tim Grimm (Ridgefield 4/6): Squaw (Wilderness Plots), Rosehill 111

More appearances:
5. Joe Crookston Ridgefield 4/6): Red Rooster in The Mash Pile, Live (Able Baker Charlie & Dog), Milagrito
6. Harvey Reid (Roaring Brook 4/5): Jambalaya (The Song Train), Woodpecker Box 120
7. Eric Taylor (Church House 4/12): Better Man (Hollywood Pocketknife), Blue Ruby 003
8. Greencards (Club Helsinki 4/5): Lonesome Side of Town (Viridian), Dualtone 01265
The second song was inspired by the first, but has a happier ending:
9. Amy Gallatin & Stillwaters: The Water Is Wide (Phoenix), Happy Appy 7
10. Nerissa & Katryna Nields: We'll Plant An Oak (Sister Holler), Mercy House

Even more appearances:
11. Jackson Browne (Calvin Theater 4/1(: Casino Nation (Solo Acoustic Vol. 2), Inside Recordings 8021
12. David Jacobs-Strain (Club Helsinki 4/4): Liar's Day (Liar's Day), self]
13. Pat Donohue (Roaring Brook 5/17): Nordeast Rag (Freewayman), Bluesky 929

Friday April 4 is the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King; I've also just watched "4 Little Girls," the Spike Lee documentary about the bombing of the Birmingham church which killed the children; and maybe "Backlash Blues" might explain some of the anger of people like Reverend Wright:
14. Nina Simone: Why? [The King of Love Is Dead] (Forever Young, Gifted & Black), ?
16. Anne Hills & David Roth: That Kind of Grace (That Kind of Grace), Cassette / Carole Robertson Center for Learning
17. Chatham County Line (Club Helsinki 4/11): Birmingham Jail (IV), Yep Roc 2157]
18. Nina Simone: Backlash Blues (Forever Young, Gifted & Black), ?

Guess who James is singing about:
19. James McMurtry: Cheney's Toy (Just Us Kids), Lightning Rod advance CD
20. Joel Rafael: Rich Man's War (Thirteen Stories High), Inside Recordings advance CD
21. Karan Casey: The Fiddle and The Drum (Ships in The Forest), Compass 4476
22. Anthony da Costa: Ain't Much of A Soldier (Typical American Tragedy), self
23. Andrew McKnight (Vanilla Bean 4/5, Café Fantastique 4/6): Safe Home (Something Worth Standing For), Falling Mountain 1050

The Dreaded Folk Calendar over Pat Donohue's "Freewayman," Bluesky 929

24. Eliza Gilkyson: Hiway 9 (Land of Milk and Honey), Red House 174
25. Eliza Gilkyson: Angel and Delilah (Your Town Tonight), Red House 205

26. Hans Theesink: Katrina (Acoustic Rainbow Roots Volume 30), radio sampler, PoetMan
27. Evalyn Parry: Bottle This! (Small Theatres), Borealis 181
28. Mary Gauthier: Thanksgiving (Between Daylight and Dark), Lost Highway 33857
29. Chris Vallillo: Let the Band Play Dixie (Abraham Lincoln in Song), Gin Ridge 1009
30. Evalyn Parry: 14 [for December 6] (Small Theatres), Borealis 181
31. Lars Din: War Prayer (Know Where You Are / Conflict), self
32. Eliza Gilkyson et al: Peace Call (Land of Milk and Honey), Red House 174

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