Sunday, May 25, 2008

May 25, 2008 Playlist

1.Railroad Earth: Bringin' My Baby Back Home (Amen Corner), Sci Fidelity advance copy
2. Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands: Going to The West (Live), Spruce & Maple 2004
3. Kevin Danzig w/Siel Snowden: Route 66 (Box Cars), self
4. Christine Albert: L'air de la Louisiane (Paris, Texafrance), MoonHouse 2906

5. Grayson Capps: New Orleans Waltz (Wail & Ride), Hyena 9352
6. John Egenes: West Texas Highway (Crucifixion), Delta Vee 06001
7. Lori McKenna: I Know You (Unglamorous), Warner Bros. 44299
8. Angel Band: Jump Back in The Ditch (With Roots & Wings), Appleseed 1108

We lost Utah Phillips on Friday May 23:
9 – 12: Utah from Starlight on the Rails: A Songbook (AK Press / Daemon Records 19047
9. The Telling Takes Me Home
10. Yuba City
11. All Used Up
12. Frisco Road

Written by Utah:
13. Emmylou Harris: Green Rolling Hills (Quarter Moon in A Ten Cent Town), Warner Bros. LP 1978
14 - 17 from Starlight on The Rails: A Songbook (AK Press / Daemon Records 19047)
14. Kate Brislin & Jody Stecher: A Ragged Old Man
15. Rosalie Sorrels: Rock Salt & Nails
16. Kendall Morse: Ashes on The Sea
17. Kate Wolf: Aces, Straights, & Flushes

18. Kate Campbell (Beekley Library 5/31): Wheels within Wheels (Blues and Lamentations), Large River 4104
19. Abigail Washburn and The Sparrow Quartet (Iron Horse 5/31): A Fuller Wine (Abigail Washburn and The Sparrow Quartet), Nettwerk

Ken wrote this about a woman convicted of being a witch in Windsor CT and hung in Hartford on May 26, 1647:
20. Ken Hicks: Alse Young (single), self

I was reminded of Si's song by the story of Oscar Pistorius, the South African athlete who runs using "Cheetahs," prosthetic legs -- Oscar has been approved to try out for the Olympics after first being denied because it was thought the prostheses gave him an advantage:
21. Si Kahn: What You Do with What You've Got (Unfinished Portraits), Flying Fish LP 1984

The Dreaded Folk Calendar over selections from "Fiddle Me This" by Zoe Darrow and The Fiddleheads (self)

Memorial Day:
22. James McMurtry: Memorial Day (Childish Things), Compadre 65842
23. Dave Boutette: New Parade (The Piccolo Heart), Embassy Hotel 042
24. Bruce Pratt: The Unknown (Double Diamonds), West River Cassette
25. Tom Paxton: The Unknown (Politics Live), Flying Fish 70486

26. Iris DeMent: There's A Wall in Washington (The Way I Should), Warner Bros 46188
27. Joel Mabus: Touch A Name on The Wall (Retold), Fossil 1808
28. Andy Revkin: Arlington (demo), self
29. Jez Lowe: Dover Delaware (Jez Lowe Peace CD-R), Tantobie
30. Billy Bragg: Send Their Souls Back Home (Mr. Love & Justice), Anti- 86712

I read Dana Milbank’s Washington Post article “What the Family Would Let You See, the Pentagon Obstructs”
31. Robby Hecht: Along the Way (Late Last Night), self
32. Roy Zimmerman: Thanks for Your Support (single), self
33. Bruce Springsteen: Bring 'Em Home (The Seeger Sessions -- American Land Edition), Columbia 88231
34. Eliza Gilkyson et al: Peace Call (Land of Milk and Honey), Red House 174

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