Contemporary Songs for the Birthday of Martin Luther King

On January 13, 2018, we offered some songs in the spirit of contemporary movements and our present day experience, in the spirit of Dr. King.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Danit Treubig Presencia Aliento (s/p)
Dougie MacLean Never Enough New Tomorrow (Dunkeld)
Birds of Chicago (Allison Russell) Sparrow Real Midnight (Five Head Entertainment)
New Set
Karine Polwart with Pippa Murphy Labouring and Resting (interrupted by CD player) A Pocket of Wind Resistance (Hudson)
Eileen McGann Turn It Around Turn It Around (Dragonwing Music)
Music Under Announcements
Lee Murdock God Bless the Child; The Water Is Wide / Banks of Loch Lomand Wordless (Depot)
Trevor Hall Kabir II Chapter of the Forest (Vanguard)
Bruce Cockburn False River Bone on Bone (True North)
Mavis Staples Little Bit If All I Was Was Black (Anti/Epitaph)
Quetzal Time Will Tell Imaginaries (Smithsonian Folkways)
Eric Bibb Refugee Moan Migration Blues (Stony Plain)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Michael Franti & Spearhead Good to Be Alive Today (Acoustic Remix) Soul Rocker (Boo Boo Wax)
Quetzal Get to Knowing The Eternal Getdown (Smithsonian Folkways)
Tina Malia Heal This Land The Silent Awakening (Amida)
Trevor Hall Standing Rock (single)
New Set
Pray with Standing Rock (Gigi Worth) The Whole World Is Watching (single)
Si Kahn Winter Coming On Bristol Bay (Strictly Country)
Nahko Love Letters to God (online)
Si Kahn The Gold Rush Never Ends Bristol Bay (Strictly Country)
New Set
Ruthie Foster Brand New Day Promise of a Brand New Day (Blue Corn Music)
Ayla Nereo From the Ground Up Hollow Bone (Jumpsuit)
Rising Appalachia Occupy (Live) Alive (Live) (s/p)
New Set
Danit Treubig Heartbeat Aliento (s/p)
Nick Barbachano Plantas Sagradas Familia (s/p)
Rainer Scheurenbrand Luaja (faded under outro) Jardim (s/p)