Monday, October 13, 2008

10/12/08 Playlist

1. Willie Nelson: When I've Sung My Last Hillbilly Song (One Hell of A Ride -- Sampler), Columbia / Legacy
2. Maria Muldaur et al: We Shall Be Free (Yes We Can!), Telarc
3. Gurf Morlix: Food, Water, Shelter & Love (Diamonds to Dust), Blue Corn Music 0701
4. Anne Hills: My America (Mission Street Project -- Make Levees), Hudson Harding

5. Terence Martin: Who's Breathing All The Air (Even Trade), Good Dog 006
6. Catie Curtis: Sing (Sweet Life), Compass 4491
7. Donal Hinely: Winds of Change (Blue State Boy), Scuffletown Records
8. Rose Laughlin: Cold Rain and Snow (The Chicago Sessions), Ramblin' Rose

On my flight home from Europe I caught my first cold in a couple of years:
9. Herdman / Hills / Mangsen: The Druggist (At the Turning of The Year), Hand and Heart Music
10. Austin Lounge Lizards: The Drugs I Need (single)
It’s still autumn:
11. Anne Hills: When the Frost Is on The Pumpkin (Ef You Don't Watch Out), Collective Works 0504
12. John McCutcheon: Colors (Autumnsongs), Rounder Kids 8037

I haven’t had much time to listen to the CDs I bought in Croatia, but the first two songs are a beginning:
13 & 14. Intrade: Intrade San Popi & Da Mi Se Vratit (Dvadeset Godina Klape), Scardona
…and the serendipity of seeing this song on this new CD struck me – I drove past a road sign for Sarajevo two weeks ago:
15. East of Shirley: A Thousand Sarajevos (A Thousand Sarajevos), self

Gretchen Peters’ song was used to introduce Sarah Palin at a rally; Peters found that to be highly ironic, considering the song is about an abused woman. Peters is offering her song as a download at her site, and all proceeds from its sale during the election season will go to Planned Parenthood:
16. Gretchen Peters: Independence Day (download), self
17. Roy Zimmerman: Sarah Pale in Comparison (single), self
18. David Ippolito: Don't Know Sarah (download), self

I had some “Nobel Prize for Pete Seeger” bumper stickers to give away:
19 & 20. Pete Seeger: Or Else! (One A-These Days) & Waist Deep in The Big Muddy (At 89), Appleseed 1113

Connecticut’s state Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage by a 4-3 vote on Friday:
21. Roy Zimmerman: Defenders of Marriage (Faulty Intelligence), Metaphor
Today is the tenth anniversary of the killing of Matthew Shepard in Wyoming:
22. Hugh Blumenfeld: Laramie (Mr. Jekyll & Dr. Hyde), self

I read the "Nigerian letter" from "Minister of Treasury Paulson"
23. John McCutcheon: It's the Economy, Stupid (Hail to The Chief!), Appalseed
24. Tom Paxton: I Am Changing My Name to Chrysler (Politics Live), Flying Fish 70486
25. David Ippolito: Where'dat Money Go (Common Ground), self
26. James McMurtry: Can't Make It Here Any More (radio edit / download), self

The Dreaded Folk Calendar over selections by Ben Broderick (sampler)

Foodshare's holding its 11th Annual Empty Bowls Project on Sat 10/18 at MCC at 11am:
27. Rory McLeod: Hunger Is The Best Sauce (Mouth to Mouth), Talkative
28. Tom Paxton: Feed the Children (Up & Up), Mountain Railroad 52792
29. Phil Lee: 3 Faces in The Window (Songbook Americana), Shanachie

Gideon Freudmann’s wife Gloria Kelman died Thursday, an other victim of breast cancer. I just needed to hear some of Gideon’s beautiful music.
30 - 32. Gideon Freudmann: Home, Banjo Dreams, Old Haunt (Sonic Surf), Octagon 208

33. Notorious: Henry Reed's Breakdown (Elkins), Black Socks 27
34. Hugh Blumenfeld: Shadow Government (Mr Jekyll & Dr. Hyde), self
35. Kate Campbell: Save the Day (Save the Day), Large River 4106
36. Maria Dunn: You Can’t Take That Away (The Peddler), self
37. Eliza Gilkyson et al: Peace Call (Land of Milk and Honey), Red House 174

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