Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Playlist The Revolution Starts Now on WCOM Chapel Hill-Carrboro August 25 2015

The Revolution Starts Now: The Topical Song Show, August 25, 2015 on WCOM-FM 103.5, community radio for Carrboro and Chapel Hill, NC (www.wcomfm.org). Hosted each Tuesday from 4:00 to 5:00 PM Eastern Time by Art Menius (PO Box 1161; Carrboro, NC 27510). http://artmenius.com and http://lazyfarmboy.blogspot.com.

Steve Earle / The Revolution Starts Now / The Revolution Starts Now / E-Squared-Artemis / 3:09
Jimmy Reed / Big Boss Man / The Best of Jimmy Reed / Hallmark / 2:43
Brother Dege / The Battle of New Orleans / Folksongs of the American Longhair / GolarWash Labs & Records / 5:16 
Elders McIntosh and Edwards’ Sanctified Singers / The Flood of 1927 / People Take Warning! Murder Songs and Ballads 1913-1939 / Tompkins Square / 3:14
Carl Martin / High Water Flood Blues / Carl Martin - Willie '61' Blackwell 1930-1941 / Document / 3:08
Carl Martin / Lets Have a New Deal / Carl Martin - Willie '61' Blackwell 1930-1941 / Document / 2:46
Lead Belly / National Defense Blues / Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection / Smithsonian Folkways / 3:17
Lead Belly / Princess Elizabeth / Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection / Smithsonian Folkways / 3:36
Lead Belly / Bourgeois Blues / Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection / Smithsonian Folkways / 2:21
Big Bill Broonzy / When Will I get to be Called a Man? / Trouble in Mind / Smithsonian Folkways / 2:20
Big Bill Broonzy / Plough Hand Blues / Trouble in Mind / Smithsonian Folkways / 3:27
Mississippi John Hurt / Frankie / My Rough and Rowdy Ways Vol. 2 / Shanachie / 3:24
Keb’ Mo’ / Government Cheese / Live and Mo / Yolabelle International-One Haven Music / 4:36
Keb’ Mo’ / Brand New America / Live and Mo / Yolabelle International-One Haven Music / 3:18
Billie Holliday / Strange Fruit / The Very Best of Billie Holiday / Stardust / 3:11

Ruthie Foster / The Titanic / Let It Burn / Blue Corn Music / 2:49

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Playlist for The Revolution Starts Now on WCOM-FM for August 18 2015

The Revolution Starts Now: The Topical Song Show, August 18, 2015 on WCOM-FM 103.5, community radio for Carrboro and Chapel Hill, NC (www.wcomfm.org). Hosted each Tuesday from 4:00 to 5:00 PM Eastern Time by Art Menius (PO Box 1161; Carrboro, NC 27510). http://artmenius.com and http://lazyfarmboy.blogspot.com.

Steve Earle / The Revolution Starts Now / The Revolution Starts Now / E-Squared-Artemis / 3:09
Nina Simone / Old Jim Crow / The 60's Vol.1 - Nina Simone  / Mercury / 3:32 
Lead Belly / Jim Crow Blues / Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection / Smithsonian Folkways / 3:33
Lead Belly / Scottsboro Boys / Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection / Smithsonian Folkways / 4:35
Lead Belly / Governor O.K. Allen / Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection / Smithsonian Folkways / 2:38
Lead Belly / Governor Pat Neff / Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection / Smithsonian Folkways / 2:41
Big Boy Henry / Mr. President / Works Many Voices / Arhoolie / 2:53
Blind Blake / No Dough Blues / The Best Of Blind Blake / Yazoo / 3:04                                                      
Blind Blake / Hookworm Blues / [78 rpm single] / Paramount / 2:54
Carl Martin / Joe Louis Blues / Carl Martin - Willie '61' Blackwell 1930-1941 / Document / 2:47 Image result for carl martin blues
John Jackson / John Henry / Don't Let Your Deal Go Down / Arhoolie / 3:56
Nat Reese / Coal Camp Blues / Seedtime on the Cumberland Vol. III / June Appal / 5:19
Mississippi Sheiks / Sales Tax / !Protest! American Protest Songs 1928-1953 / Viper / 3:02
Big Bill Broonzy / Black, White, and Brown Intro / Trouble in Mind / Smithsonian Folkways / 1:25
Big Bill Broonzy / Black, White, and Brown Intro / Trouble in Mind / Smithsonian Folkways / 2:44
Bukka White / Parchman Farm Blues / Anthology of American Folk Music, Vol. 4 / Revenant / 2:40

Robert Johnson / Last Fair Deal Gone Down / Anthology of American Folk Music, Vol. 4 / Revenant / 2:42

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Playlist for the Revolution Starts Now on WCOM for August 11 2015

The Revolution Starts Now: The Topical Song Show, August 11, 2015 on WCOM-FM 103.5, community radio for Carrboro and Chapel Hill, NC (www.wcomfm.org). Hosted each Tuesday from 4:00 to 5:00 PM Eastern Time by Art Menius (PO Box 1161; Carrboro, NC 27510). http://artmenius.com and http://lazyfarmboy.blogspot.com.

Steve Earle / The Revolution Starts Now / The Revolution Starts Now / E-Squared-Artemis / 3:09
The Clash / Somebody Got Murdered / Sandinista! / Sony / 3:35
Bob Dylan / Hurricane / The Bootleg Series, Vol. 5: Bob Dylan Live 1975 - The Rolling Thunder Revue / Sony / 8:15
Mark Rubin / The Murder of Leo Frank / Southern Discomfort / Rubinchik Recordings / 3:52
Nina Simone / Strange Fruit / Verve Jazz Masters 17:  Nina Simone / Verve / 3:32
Sue Massek & Si Kahn / The Lonesome Death of Harry Simms / Precious Memories / Strictly Country / 2:00
Dock Boggs / The Death of Jerry Damron / His Folkways Years 1963-1968 / Smithsonian Folkways / 4:17
Leroy Troy / The Death of John Henry / Old-Time Music on the Air / Rounder / 3:27
Stanley Brothers / Dream of a Miner’s Child / Friends of Old Time Music Vol. 1 / Smithsonian Folkways / 4:02
Doc Watson / Little Omie Wise / Doc Watson / Vanguard / 4:28
Addie Graham / The Death of William Goebel / Been a Long Time Traveling / June Appal / 1:59
Bascom Lamar Lunsford / Zolgotz / Songs and Ballads of American History and of the Assassination of Presidents / Rounder / 3:09
Bascom Lamar Lunsford / Charles Giteaux / Songs and Ballads of American History and of the Assassination of Presidents / Rounder / 2:52


John Prine and Mac Wiseman / The Death of Floyd Collins / Standard Songs for Average People / Oh Boy / 3:25

Friday, August 7, 2015

North Carolina Roots of Atomic Bomb Songs

Charlotte's Fred Kirby wrote the first Atomic Bomb song, starting a brief country music fad of which the biggest hit was the Sons of the Pioneers' cover of Sam Hinton's "Old Man Atom."

https://nchistorytoday.wordpress.com/2015/08/07/fred-kirby-mojo-nixon-and-atomic-power/ 

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Playlist for The Revolution Starts Now on WCOM August 4 2015

The Revolution Starts Now: The Topical Song Show, August 4, 2015 on WCOM-FM 103.5, community radio for Carrboro and Chapel Hill, NC (www.wcomfm.org). Hosted each Tuesday from 4:00 to 5:00 PM Eastern Time by Art Menius (PO Box 1161; Carrboro, NC 27510). http://artmenius.com and http://lazyfarmboy.blogspot.com.

Steve Earle / The Revolution Starts Now / The Revolution Starts Now / E-Squared-Artemis / 3:09
Crosby Stills Nash & Young / Ohio / Neil Young Archives Volume I [1963 - 1972] / Reprise / 2:29
Neil Young / War Song / Neil Young Archives Volume I [1963 - 1972] / Reprise / 3:29
Fiddlin’ John Carson and His Virginia Reelers / Dixie Division / / Bloody War: Songs 1924-1939 / Tompkins Square / 4:19
George Gibson / Old German War Introduction / Last Possum Up The Tree / June Appal / 0:31
George Gibson / Old German War / Last Possum Up The Tree / June Appal / 3:48
Coley James / Army Mule in No Man’s Land / Bloody War: Songs 1924-1939 / Tompkins Square / 3:10
Lead Belly / Hitler Song (Mr. Hitler) / Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection / Smithsonian Folkways / 4:34

Bill Boyd and His Cowboy Ramblers / At Mail Call Today / [78 rpm single] / Bluebird / 3:17
Jim Eanes & the Shenandoah Valley Boys/ Missing in Action/ Early Days of Bluegrass Volume 4 / Rounder / 3:01
Jim and Jesse / Purple Heart / Best Of The Early Years / Master Classics Records / 2:51
Pete Seeger / Waist Deep in Big Muddy / Classic Protest Songs from Smithsonian Folkways / Smithsonian Folkways / 3:00
Jimmy Cliff / Vietnam / Jimmy Cliff / Trojan Records / 4:48
Iris Dement / There’s a Wall in Washington / The Way I Should / Warner Brothers / 5:19

Josh Hisle / Bring My Brothers Home / Whiskey at Home / Vapor Records / 4:43