Songs of Immigration

The program for Labor Day weekend for September 5, 2015, focused on the topic of immigration, forced migrations, blocked migrations, and lost homelands.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Cathie Ryan Garden Valley Cathie Ryan (Shanachie)
Mary Black The Holy Ground The Holy Ground (Gift Horse)
Archie Fisher Half the World Away A Silent Song (Red House)
New Set
Christy Moore Natives Christy Moore (Atlantic)
Isla St Clair Smile in Your Sleep Inheritance (Moidart Music)
New Set
Peter Bellamy The Green Fields of England The Transports (Free Reed)
Kim and Reggie Harris Let Us Break Bread Together Steal Away: Songs of the Underground Railroad (Appleseed)
New Set
Avey and Jeff Allcock Trail of Tears Trail of Tears (SoundClick)
Bill Miller Tumbleweed The Red Road (Warner)
Richard Stepp 300 Miles The Sacred Journey (CD Baby)
New Set
Manfred Mann Machines Down the Road Apiece (EMI)
James McMurtry Painting by Numbers Too Long in the Wasteland (CBS)
Richard and Linda Thompson Sunnyvista Sunnyvista (Chrysalis)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Anaïs Mitchell Why We Build the Wall Hadestown (Righteous Babe)
Leon Rosselson & Robb Johnson The Wall That Stands Between The Liberty Tree (PM Press)
Richard Shindell Fishing Blue Divide (Shanachie)
New Set
Lila Downs Soy Pescadero Border: La Línea (Narada World)
Quetzal Worksongs Worksongs (Vanguard)
Lila Downs La Línea Border: La Línea (Narada World)
New Set
Jack Hardy The Coyote The Hunter (Prime)
Quetzal Coyote Hustle Quetzanimales (CD Baby)
Bill Miller Raven in the Snow Raven in the Snow (Reprise)
New Set
R. Carlos Nakai Inner Voices Inner Voices (Canyon)