Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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Playlist The Revolution Starts Now March 21 2017 on WCOM

The Revolution Starts Now: The Topical Song Show, March 21, 2017 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 Craig Havighurst, WMOT-FM Murfreesboro, TN, and the Bluegrass Situation for allowing us to rebroadcast Craig’s “Peace Or Protest? Folk Music Faces A Divided America” report from the Folk Alliance International Conference in Kansas City last month.

Steve Earle / The Revolution Starts Now / The Revolution Starts Now / E-Squared-Artemis / 1:09
Youssou N'Dour featuring Neneh Cherry / 7 Seconds / 7 Seconds: The Best of Youssou N’Dour / Columbia Legacy / 5:05
Pete Kronowitt / Follow the Leader / A Lone Voice / Mean Bean Records / 3:23
Zoe Mulford / The President Sang Amazing Grace / Small Brown Bird / Azalea City / 3:20
The Pitmen Poets / Last of the Widows / More Black Diamonds / self / 3:06
Andrew Calhoun / Flodden Field / Ballads of the Anglo-Scottish Border / Waterbug / 2:37
Peter Mulvey / Just B4 the War (clean) / Are You Listening? / Righteous Babe / 3:31
Rachel Sage / Tomorrow / The Tide /MPress Records / 3:57
Wyatt Easterling / Some Days / Divining Rod / Phoenix Rising Records / 3:15
Darden Smith / Love Will Win the War / Everything / Compass / 3:52

Pat Wictor / William Butler Yeats Visits Lincoln Park / This is Absolutely Real: Visions and Versions of Phil Ochs / RiskyDisc Records / 4:29

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Playlist The Revolution Starts Now March 14 2017 on WCOM Carrboro

The Revolution Starts Now: The Topical Song Show, March 14, 2017 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
Kory Quinn & the Quintessentials / Fall in Line / Black Gold Blues / self / 4:20
Pete Kronowitt / A Change is Gonna Come / A Lone Voice / self / 3:21
Zoe Mulford / The President Sang Amazing Grace / Small Brown Bird / ACCD / 3:20
Noel Paul Stookey / Impeachable / [single] / self / 1:44
Wyatt Easterling / An American Dream / Divining Rod / Phoenix Rising Records / 3:53
Battlefield Band / Plane Wreck at Los Gatos / The Road of Tears / Temple Records / 6:10
The Pitmen Poets / Coughin’ Well 1915-1972 / More Black Diamonds / self / 4:29
Andrew Calhoun / Death of Parcy Reed / Rhymer's Tower: Ballads of the Anglo-Scottish Border / Waterbug / 5:36
Scott Cook / If He Showed Up Now / Further Down the Line / Self / 4:07
Darden Smith / Love Will Win the War / Everything / Compass / 3:52
Pat Wictor / There But For Fortune / This is Absolutely Real: Visions and Versions of Phil Ochs / RiskyDisc Records / 4:26
Byrd & Street / Workin’ Man / This Much is True / self / 3:14

Kobo Town / King Sugar / Where the Galleon Sank / Stonefree Music / 3:15

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Peace Or Protest? Folk Music Faces A Divided America

 
KANSAS CITY, KS, (HAVIGHURST)  --  Folk Alliance International chose the theme for its 29th conference - Forbidden Folk: Activism In Art - a year and a half ago, when Donald Trump was given zero chance of winning the Republican nomination, let alone the presidency. His victory was a seismic event for the country, and artists across all genres are asking themselves how to respond.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Playlist The Revolution Starts Now WCOM Carrboro March 7 2017

The Revolution Starts Now: The Topical Song Show, March 17, 2017 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
Tatiana Moroz / Bitcoin Jingle / Keep the Faith / self / 2:15
Pete Kronowitt / Got Guns? / A Lone Voice / self / 2:47
Noel Paul Stookey / Impeachable / [single] / self / 1:44
The Pitmen Poets / Going to the Mine / More Black Diamonds / self / 3:11
Ray Cardwell / Sing It to the World / Tennessee Moon / Pinecastle / 3:50
Rachel Sage / Tomorrow / The Tide /MPress Records / 3:57
Levi Petree / Fight On / It’s Country / Self / 4:32
Kobo Town / Smokestacks and Steeples / Where the Galleon Sank / Stonefree Music / 3:21
Christopher Mark Jones / I Saw the Sea / Incantations / self / 3:56
Pat Wictor / The Scorpion Departs / This is Absolutely Real: Visions and Versions of Phil Ochs / RiskyDisc Records / 4:48
Peter Mulvey / Which One Were You (For Treyvon Martin) / Are You Listening? / Righteous Babe / 2:31
Mouths of Babes / Any Other Day / Brighter in the Dark / Wild Awake Music / 3:59
Shawn Camp / Manganese Mine / Mac Wiseman: I Sang the Song / Mountain Fever / 3:15

Scott Cook / Walk That Lonesome Valley / Further Down the Line / Self / 5:17

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Times They Are A-Changin': Is Folk Music Still Relevant for the Resistance?

http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/7694438/folk-music-protest-politics-resistance

As America enters its most fractious political time in decades, can folk regain the social relevance it once had as the musical voice of resilience and resistance? The very people you would expect to say yes -- some of the biggest artists in the folk genre -- said no during the 29th annual Folk Alliance International conference held Feb. 15-19 in Kansas City, Missouri. But they passionately believe that folk music and its heritage will have a moral and guiding role in shaping the conversation, no matter what it sounds like.

Playlist The Revolution Starts Now February 28 2017 WCOM-FM 103.5 Carrboro

The Revolution Starts Now: The Topical Song Show, February 28, 2017 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 live performance guest, Rue Snider

Steve Earle / The Revolution Starts Now / The Revolution Starts Now / E-Squared-Artemis / 1:09
Pete Kronowitt / Got Guns? / A Lone Voice / self / 2:47
The Pitmen Poets / Go to Work on Monday / More Black Diamonds / self / 2:58

Noel Paul Stookey / Impeachable / [single] / self / 1:44
Rue Snider / Speak My Mind / [live in studio]
Rue Snider / One More American / [live in studio]
Rue Snider / Snowfall / [live in studio]
Rue Snider / Never Met a Girl I Didn’t Love / [live in studio]
Kobo Town / Strange Dream / Where the Galleon Sank / Stonefree Music / 3:47
Annie McCue / Dig Two Graves / Blue Sky Thinkin’ / Flying Machine Records / 3:09
Ron Sowell / Mother Earth Blues / Little Movies / Mountain Soul / 4:41
Zoe Mulford / The President Sang Amazing Grace / Small Brown Bird / ACCD / 3:20
John Flynn / Democracy (the Weed) / [single] / self / 2:59

Kory Quinn & the Quintessentials / Fall in Line / Black Gold Blues / self / 4:20