Sunday, June 15, 2008

Playlist June 15, 2008

1. Chris Smither: Father's Day (Leave the Light On), Signature Sounds 2001
2. Judy Collins: My Father (Forever: An Anthology), Elektra 62104
3. Loudon Wainwright III: Four Mirrors (Little Ship), Virgin 44879
4. Tom Paxton: Jennifer and Kate (Comedians & Angels), Appleseed 1105
5. Eliza Gilkyson: Easy Rider (Lost and Found), Red House 162
6. Jim Henry: Pals Forever Dad (Jacksonville), Signature Sounds

7 & 8. Abbie Gardner & Anthony da Costa: Spent & Someday (Bad Nights / Better Days), self
9. Martin Simpson: Louisiana 1927 (Prodigal Son), Compass 4466
10. Sara Softich: Down in The Cellar (Pipe Dream), self

11. Ed Pettersen: June 1945 (Folk & Acoustic Sampler), Split Rock Records
12. Red Molly: Honey on My Grave (Love and Other Tragedies), self
13. Chris Smither: Origin of The Species (Leave the Light On), Signature Sounds 2001
14. Sirens: The Promise (Look Up), Borealis 183

Current events:
for Hillary Clinton and her supporters:
15. Martha Wainwright: I Am Woman (Song of America), Split Rock / 31 Tigers
for Barack Obama:
16. Will Kimbrough: Wind Blowing Change (Americanitis), Daphne
for Dennis Kucinich:
17. Neil Young: Let's Impeach the President (Living with War), Reprise 44335

Fathers in wartime:
18. Mike Strasser: A Hero's Father (Rash Behaviors), self
19. Tom Paxton: My Son John (I Can't Help but Wonder Where I'm Bound), Elektra / Rhino
20. Darrell Scott, Danny Thompson, Kenny Malone: With A Memory Like Mine (Live in NC), Full Light
21. Richard Shindell: You Stay Here (Somewhere Near Paterson), Signature Sounds 1236

Fathers singing with their children:
22. Bob, John, Jim & Ron Copper: Warlike Seamen (Come Write Me Down), Topic 534
23. Paul & Win Grace and Family: Wave The Ocean (Dance upon The Earth), self
24. Ewan MacColl et al: The Manchester Rambler (Black and White), Green Linnet 3058
25. Terry Gilkyson with Eliza: Brother Simon and Sister Mary (The Easy Riders), Bear Family Records 15780
26. Wayne Scott with Darrell Scott: I Wouldn't Live in Harlan County (This Weary Way), Full Light

Dreaded Folk Calendar over selections from Daithi Sproule's "The Crow in The Sun," New Folk 0122

While abroad last week George Bush was asked if he had any regrets about the war. He looked something like thoughtful, then said "No........ no regrets." He's such a bad politician, even, that he couldn't summon up the courtesy, or smarts, to say "I do regret the loss of life of thousands of valiant American servicemen and -women and hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians." But no.......
27. Jen Cass: Dear Mr. President (Accidental Pilgrimage), Blind Justice
28. Spicewood Seven: Mr. President (Kakistocracy), Austin Recordings
29. Keb' Mo': Talk (Peace...Back by Popular Demand), Okeh / Epic
30. Audrey Auld Mezera: Presidential Dreams (Music with The Dirt Left On), Reckless
31. Roy Zimmerman: Chickenhawk (Faulty Intelligence), Metaphor 920
32. Peter Dyer: Talking Chickenhawk Blues (single), self
33. Will Kimbrough: Warring Ways (Americanitis), Daphne
34. Matt Angus Thing: President's Son (Political Pop), Black Potatoe 00030
35. Tim O'Brien: This World Was Made for Everyone (Chameleon), Howdy Skies

36. The Kennedys: Give Me Back My Country (Better Dreams), Appleseed 1107
37. Eliza et al: Peace Call (Land of Milk and Honey), Red House 174

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