Sunday, June 15, 2008

Playlist June 8, 2008

1. The Gordons: 300 Miles from Hazard (Our Time), Inside-Out
2. The Starlings (Vanilla Bean 6/21): Ghost Town (Marveling the While),
3. Mark Weems: Short Time Here, Long Time Gone (Short Time Here, Long Time
Gone), Little Windows
4. Corb Lund: The Truth Comes Out (Hair in My Eyes Like A Highland Steer),
Stony Plain1309

5. Carey Creed: I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be A Soldier (Peace of Wild
Things), Azalea City 0705
6. Paul Thorn: What Have You Done to Lift Somebody Up (A Long Way from
Tupelo), Perpetual Obscurity 20089
7. Skye Zentz: Things Are Simpler (Legitimate Bohemia), self
8. Pat Wictor: Eventide (Sunset Waltz), Risky Disc 006

9. Red Molly: Wichita (Love and Other Tragedies), self
10. Chip Taylor: New Song of Freedom (New Songs of Freedom), Train Wreck
11. Conjunto Jardin: El Balaju (Yerba Buena), Trova 405
12. The Deadly Gentlemen: Working (The Bastard Masterpiece), self

13. Ann Savoy & Her Sleepless Knights: If Your Kisses Can't Hold the Man You
Love (If Dreams Come True), Memphis International 0217
14. Eddie Lawrence: Step 8 (My Second Wife's First Album), Snowplow 109
15. Haale: Hastee (No Ceiling), Channel Music
16. Paul Kaplan: I Can't Remember Wintertime (The Folk Process), Old Coat

17 & 18. Priscilla Herdman / Anne Hills / Cindy Mangsen: Natural Selection
(?-- I'm not sure of the title) & The Language of The Bees (live, private

It's Frank Lloyd Wright's birth anniversary:
19. Steve Gillette and Cindy Mangsen: The Architecture Song (A Sense of
Place), Redwing 5409

It's the 222nd anniversary of the introduction of ice cream:
20. John McCutcheon: Ice Cream Man (Summersongs), Rounder 8036
21. Hugh Blumenfeld: Waiting for The Good Humor Man (Mozart's Money), Prime

Had to hear some more Hugh:
22 & 23. Hugh Blumenfeld: Why Am I Awake & The Snail (Rocket Science), Prime

President Bush spoke at Furman University's commencement on May 31 --
basically what he said was "don't do as I did, do as I say:"
24. Todd Snider: You Got Away with It (The Devil You Know), New Door

Some 222 students and faculty protested the choice of Bush as speaker; they
held a protest at which Chris Hedges spoke, delivering a talk called
"America's Democratic Collapse." He also wrote an article called "Collateral Damage:
What It Really Means When America Goes to War", 6/4/08
24. Jim Page: Collateral Damage (Collateral Damage), self
25. Emily Kurn: If I Am American (Things Change), self
26. State Radio: The Story of Benjamin Darling Part 1 (Year of The Crow),
Ruff / Shod

Dreaded Folk Calendar over selections from Lau's "Live" (Compass 4479)

In our efforts to find a replacement for fossil fuel, some are pushing nuclear power again:
27. John Hall: Plutonium Is Forever (No Nukes), Elektra
28. The Doobie Brothers, John Hall, James Taylor: Power (No Nukes), Elektra

29. Anais Mitchell: Hades & Persephone (The Brightness), Righteous Babe 053
30. Jeff Black: Persephone (Honey and Salt), LNM
31. Skye Zentz: Persephone (Legitimate Bohemia), self

I don't think we'll be hearing these campaign promises any time soon........
32. Dan Bern & The IJBC: President (My Country II), Messenger 19

33. Ellis Paul: I Lost A Day to The Rain (The Dragonfly Races), Black Wolf
34. Dr. John and The Lower 911 with Willie Nelson: Promises, Promises (City
that Care Forgot), 429 Records
35. Chuck E. Costa: Hollow Man (Where the Songs Come From), self
36. Eliza Gilkyson et al: Peace Call (Land of Milk and Honey), Red House 174

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