Old Songs 2017: A Review

Readers of this blog will note that I have frequently discussed, reviewed and extolled the virtues of the Old Songs Festival that takes place each June in Altamont, New York. I am happy to report that the 2017 edition, the 37th Annual Old Songs Folk Festival of Traditional Music and … → read more

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

Podcast: In Praise of Labor
Episode #15-36 | airing 9-02-15

Joe Hill

In celebration of Labor Day this week’s program dedicated to the American Labor Force. A recent Associated Press survey found 58% of American Adults approve of Labor Unions. This is the highest level since 2008 when 59% supported the establishment of Unions. Organized Labor was the cornerstone in the establishment … → read more

Join Tom Chapin & Si Kahn in Piermont NY: Wednesday evening, June 17th

Here’s a note from Si Kahn & Tom Chapin about an important event that will be taking place next week: PLEASE JOIN TOM & BONNIE CHAPIN,MICHAEL MARK, JON COBERT and SI KAHN7:30 pm, Wednesday, June 17th, in Piermont NYfor a SPECIAL SINGALONG EVENING to benefitGRASSROOTS LEADERSHIP’S CAMPAIGNTO END IMMIGRANT FAMILY … → read more