Labor Day 2006

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for September 2, 2006
Labor Day

Opening Set

The Cottars, "Byker Hill," Forerunner, 2:48 Rounder

Seth Lakeman, "Blood upon Copper," Kitty Jay, 3:00 Fish

First Set

Martin Carthy, "New York Mining Disaster," Signs of Life, 3:39 Topic

June Tabor & Maddy Prior, "The Old Miner," No More to the Dance, 6:12 Shanachie

Niamh Parsons, "He Fades Away," The Old Simplicity, 3:59 Green Linnet

Second Set

Niamh Parsons, "Blue Murder," The Old Simplicity, 1:52 Green Linnet

Seth Lakeman, "The Colliers," Freedom Fields, 3:17 Relentless

Third Set

James Keelaghan, "Hillcrest Mine," Small Rebellions, 3:09 Tranquilla Music/Valerie Enterprises

Solas, "A Miner's Life," The Hour Before Dawn, 4:49 Shanachie

John McCutcheon, "Hangman's Reel," Sprout Wings and Fly, 2:32 Rounder

Fourth Set

Hazel Dickens, "Black Lung," Harlan County U.S.A., 3:30 Rounder

John Doyle, "Blue Diamond Mines," Evening Comes Early, 4:30 Shanachie

Doc Watson, "And Am I Born to Die," Harlan County U.S.A., 3:30 Rounder

Maddy Prior, "The Dead Are Not Dead," Bib & Tuck, 1:06 Park Records


Documentary on Bruce Springsteen and his latest CD,
We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions

Song excerpts from the We Shall Overcome CD:

"Oh Mary Don't You Weep"

"Erie Canal"

"John Henry"

"Eyes on the Prize"

"How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live"

"Old Mrs. McGrath"

"Bring 'em Home"

"We Shall Overcome"