Mouth Music, the Great Depression

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for September 4, 2010
Hour 1: Mouth Music / Work Songs of Scotland

(Following interview / performance with Kirsty Fitch):

"Milking Song"

"Churning Song"

"Rowing Song"

"Waulking Song"

"Dance Music / Puirt a Beul"

"Waulking Song"

First Set

Mary Black, "School Days Over," By the Time It Gets Dark, 2:52 Dara/Gifthorse

Nathan Rogers, "Hibbing," True Stories, 4:25 Halfway Cove Music

Kathy Mattea, "You'll Never See Harlan Alive," Coal, 5:06 Captain Potato Records

Seth Lakeman, "Blood on the Copper," Kitty Jay, 3:00

Gob Iron, "Death's Black Train," Death Songs for the Living, 3:45 Sony Legacy

Second Set

John Prine, "Paradise," Coal Country Music, 3:28 Liaison Records

Gob Iron, "Silicosis Blues," Death Songs for the Living, 4:20 Sony Legacy

Kathy Mattea, "Redwinged Blackbird," Coal, 2:56 Captain Potato Records

June Tabor, "He Fades Away," Against the Streams, 4:24 Topic/Green Linnet

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for September 4, 2010
Hour 2: The Great Depression / Recession

First Set

Peter Rowan, "Tumbleweed," Dust Bowl Children, 4:18 Sugar Hill

Bruce Springsteen & Pete Seeger, "Hobo's Lullabye," Give Us Your Poor, 5:11 Appleseed Records

Maria Dunn, "How Do You Do 1935?" We Were Good People, 5:09 Distant Whisper Music

Si Kahn, "On This Old Farm," Courage, 2:53 Strictly Country Records

Second Set

Tim O'Brien, "Workin'," Chicken & Egg, 3:13 Howdy Skies Records

Austin Lounge Lizards, "Christmas for Visa," In Debt We Trust, 2:20 Subtekst Records

Tom Robinson, "The Thin Green Line," Faith, Folk & Anarchy, 3:26 (self-produced)

James Keelaghan, "House of Cards," House of Cards, 3:32 Borealis

Polarity, "Charge It," In Debt We Trust, 3:00 Subtekst Records

Richard Thompson, "Money Shuffle," Dream Attic, 5:43 Shout! Factory

Los Cenzontles, "No Work," American Horizon, 2:08 Cenzontles Productions

Third Set

Steve Gillette & Friends, "Brother Can You Spare a Dime," The Man, 2:58 Compass Rose Records

Richard Thompson, "Sweetheart of the Barricade," Industry, 4:22 Hannibal/Rykodisc

Maria Dunn, "Troublemaker," We Were Good People, 2:10 Distant Whisper Music


Judy Collins, "Bread and Roses," Forever, 3:04 Elektra