Fourth of July; Save the Country

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for July 4, 2020
Hour 1: Fourth of July

First Set

Richard Thompson & Eliza Carthy, “The Coo Coo Bird,” The Harry Smith Project, 4:05 Shout Factory

Martin Simpson & Wu Man, “The Coo-Coo Bird,” Music for the Motherless Child, 7:12 Water Lily Acoustics

Second Set

David Lindley & Wally Ingram, “National Holiday,” Twango Bango II, 6:24 (self-produced)

Patty Larkin, “Dave’s Holiday,” Tango, 2:41 High Street Records

David Roth, “The Star Spangled Banner and Me,” Big Times in a Small Town: The Vineyard Tapes, 4:41 Philo

Jimi Hendrix, “Star-Spangled Banner” (excerpt), Woodstock 40 Years On: Back to Yasgur’s Farm, Rhino Records

Third Set

Phil Ochs, “The Power and the Glory,” All the News That’s Fit to Sing, 2:16 Elektra

Paul Simon, “American Tune,” Best of Paul Simon, 3:45 Columbia

Tracy Chapman, “Fast Car,” Tracy Chapman, 5:00 Elektra

Fourth Set

Jennifer Berezan, “State of the Union,” Borderlines, 4:52 Flying Fish

Neil Young, “Rockin’ in the Free World,” Freedom, 3:38 Reprise

Richard Shindell, “Born in the USA,” South of Delia, 3:06 (self-produced)

Roy Bailey & Martin Simpson, “Collateral Damage,” Not in Our Name, 5:36 (self-produced by David Ferrard)

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for July 4, 2020
Hour 2: Save the Country

First Set

Jakob Dylan, “Evil Is Alive and Well,” The Best of WoodSongs, Volume Three, 3:40 PoetMan Records USA

Ry Cooder, “Brother Is Gone,” Election Special, 4:57 Nonesuch

Second Set

Laura Nyro, “Save the Country,” New York Tendaberry, 4:28 Columbia

Rhiannon Giddens & Bhi Bhiman, “Freedom Highway,” Freedom Highway, 4:47 Nonesuch

David Lindley & Wally Ingram, “I Am a Patriot,” Twango Bango Deluxe, 6:57 (self-produced)

Ry Cooder, “Take Your Hands off It,” Election Special, 3:40 Nonesuch

Third Set

Sarah Vowell, “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” (from This American Life) 15:43

Chris Thomas King, “What Would Jesus Do?” Rise, 4:05 21st Century Blues Records


Laura Nyro, “American Dove,” Spread Your Wings and Fly, 4:45 Columbia/Legacy