Podcast: Solidarity Forever!
Episode #16-36 | airing 9-07-16

Folk Music has been allied with the Labor Movement for generations. This week on our program we’ll hear classic songs from such labor stalwarts as Aunt Molly Jackson, Emma’s Revolution, Si Kahn, John McCutcheon and many more including some surprises. LISTEN: https://singout.org/audio/sorm/sorm1636_podcast.mp3 To subscribe via iTunes, click .  |   To … → read more

ANI DIFRANCO: Allergic to Water

          Ani DiFranco Allergic To Water Righteous Babe www.righteousbabe.com   Carpel Tunnel Syndrome may have forced her to tamper her power-cord guitar assault, but poetic depth and sharp-edged literacy remain as potent as ever on Ani DiFranco’s twenty-eighth studio album, Allergic to Water. DiFranco’s most intimate … → read more

Here Comes the Story of the Hurricane

Bob Dylan visiting Rubin “Hurricane” Carter in prison before launching the “Night of the Hurricane” benefit concert, part of the Rolling Thunder Revue Tour (1975) [Note: Just as this post was being finalized, news broke of Rubin Carter’s death. You can read his obituary here. May he rest in peace.] … → read more

VARIOUS: Woody Guthrie @ 100! Live At The Kennedy Center

        VARIOUS Woody Guthrie @ 100! Live At the Kennedy Center Legacy Recordings www.legacyrecordings.com   Regardless of Eleanor Roosevelt’s attention to leftist music, Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (1912-67) might have been surprised to find Washington, DC’s Kennedy Center honoring the centennial of his birth last year. Here it … → read more

So died these men as became Athenians

James Chaney’s mother, Fannie Lee Chaney, and his brother, Ben Now, having moved through a discussion of a number of musical responses to the Freedom Summer murders, I’d like to go back to “ThoseThree Are On My Mind,” and think through some distinctions that may help us understand best where … → read more