Friday, September 30, 2016

Songs of Politics and Political Campaigns


Sheet Music: Slavery is a Hard Foe to Battle

Elections provide opportunities for advocates of policies for social change and those favoring social stability to advocate their particular cause. Campaign songs and songs of political parties can help to spread particular points of view and build solidarity around candidates and platforms.

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Sheet Music: Slavery is a Hard Foe to Battle

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Playlist The Revolution Starts Now on WCOM-FM 103.5 September 20 2016

The Revolution Starts Now: The Topical Song Show, September 20, 2016 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. Underwritten by radicallocalism.com and Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe.

Thanks to our interview guest, David Prather of the Cosmic Country Band

Steve Earle / The Revolution Starts Now / The Revolution Starts Now / E-Squared-Artemis / 1:09
The Chris Stamey Experience / V.O.T.E. PSA / A Question of Temperature / Yep Roc / 2:25
Ryan Harvey with Ani Defranco and Tom Morella / Old Man Trump / [Single] / Firebrand Records / 3:05
Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur / Louis Collins (Angels Laid Him Away) / Down on Penny’s Farm / Kingswood / 3:20
Billy Bragg & Joe Henry / The L&N Don’t Stop Here Anymore / Shine A Light: Field Recordings from the Great American Railroad / Cooking Vinyl / 4:31
Terri Hendrix / Call You to the Carpet / The Slaughterhouse Sessions / Wilory Records / 3:48
Clinton Fearon / Richman Poorman / Heart and Soul (Extended) / Boogie Brown / 4:47
Joseph Martin / The Murder of Marten / The Ultimate Guide to English Folk Music / ARC Music / 0:42
The Full English / Stand to Your Guns / The Ultimate Guide to English Folk Music / ARC Music / 3:30
David LaMotte / You May Do That / The Other Way Around / Lower Dryad / 4:09
Piedmont Melody Makers / Wonderful World Outside / Wonderful World Outside / Vigortone Records / 3:26
Sharon Goldman / The Tribe / Kol Isha (A Woman’s Voice) / self / 4:12

Spook Handy / Vote / Pete, Woody & Me Volume 1: Keep the Flame Alive / Akashic Records / 3:32

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Playlist The Revolution Starts Now on WCOM September 13 2016

The Revolution Starts Now: The Topical Song Show, September 13, 2016 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. Underwritten by radicallocalism.com and Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe.

Steve Earle / The Revolution Starts Now / The Revolution Starts Now / E-Squared-Artemis / 1:09
Ryan Harvey with Ani Defranco and Tom Morella / Old Man Trump / [Single] / Firebrand Records / 3:05
Clinton Fearon / This Morning / This Morning / Boogie Brown / 3:18
Red Tail Ring / Gibson Town / Fall Away Blues / Self / 3:30
Terri Hendrix / Double Shift Tuesday / The Slaughterhouse Sessions / Wilory Records / 2:46
John Prine / Paradise / German Afternoons / Oh Boy! / 3:29
Robin Greenstein / A Hole in the Ground / Tears and Laughter / Windy Records / 4:31
Tim Easton / Killing Time / American Fork / Last Chance Recordings / 4:23
Jim Gary / Political Waltz / Midnight Muse / Audio & Video Labs, Inc / 3:44
Le Vent du Nord / Confederation / Tetu / Borealis / 3:43
Billy Bragg & Joe Henry / John Henry / Shine A Light: Field Recordings from the Great American Railroad / Cooking Vinyl / 2:43
David Holt and Josh Goforth / John Henry / Good Medicine / High Windy / 3:56
David LaMotte / John Henry Revisited / The Other Way Around / Lower Dryad / 4:22

James Lee Stanley / Do It In His Name / Alive at Last – In Philadelphia / Beachwood / 3:51