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June 6, 2020

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Eric Andersen: My Land Is a Good Land 'Bout Changes & Things Vanguard 79206
  3. Iris DeMent: Wasteland of the Free The Way I Should Warner Bros. 946188-2
  4. Kim & Reggie Harris: In the Heat of the Summer (Phil Ochs) Folk Era 1412
  5. Tom Paxton: Clarissa Jones Morning Again Elektra import 812276509-2
  6. Ruthie Foster Big Band: The Ghetto (B.Crucher, H.Banks, B.Bramlett) Live at the Paramount Blue Corn 2001
  7. Judy Collins: It Isn't Nice (Malvina Reynolds-Barbara Dane) Fifth Album 7300-2
  8. Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt: Still on the Bridge (Claudia Schmidt) We Are Welcomed Pragmavision 00261-44066
  9. Roy Zimmerman: DWB The Faucet's on Fire! Metaphor 925
  10. Lord Richard Buckley: His Majesty the Policeman Bad Rapping of the Marquis De Sade World Pacific 21889
  11. Jan Hammarlund: A Policeman Needs a Riot (Malvina Reynolds) Uncovered Malvina Reynolds Skordemane 09
  12. Big Bill Broonzy: Police Station Blues All the Classic Sides 1928-1937 JSP 7718
  13. Billie Holiday: Strange Fruit (Abel Meeropol) The Definitive Billie Holiday - Ken Burns Jazz Verve 314549 081-2
  14. Ben Bedford: Land of the Shadows (for Emmett Till) Hopeful Sky 202
  15. Bob Gibson: The Ballad of Fred and Mark (B.Gibson/Marion Fischer) Bob Gibson Capitol 742
  16. Julie Gold: Tiger in New Jersey Try Love Gadfly 263
  17. Vincent Cross: Michael Brown (adapted fr. Louis Collins by Mississippi John Hurt) Old Songs for Modern Folk Rescue Dog 90394-17067
  18. Peter Mulvey: Song for Michael Brown Lift Every Voice self no#
  19. Avenue Q (orig.cast): Everyone's a Little Bit Racist (Robert Lopez/Jeff Marx) Victor 82876-55923-2
  20. Big Bill Broonzy: Black, Brown & White Big Bill Blues Vogue 600041
  21. Jimmie Driftwood: What Is The Color Of The Soul Of Man? Voice Of The People Monument 8006
  22. Amythyst Kiah, Rhiannon Giddens, Leyla McCalla, Allison Russell: Blood and Bones (Kiah-Russell) Songs of Our Native Daughters Smithsonian Folkways 40232
  23. Len Chandler: To Be a Man Columbia 9259
  24. Phil Ochs: Outside of a Small Circle of Friends Farewells & Fantasies Elektra Rhino R2-73518
  25. Thom Bishop aka Junior Burke: Somebody Feels the Water The Wireless Wonder Stuff 1222
  26. Puppets of Castro (Andrew Lorand): Mr. Smith (A.Lorand/Matthew Niblock) Puppets of Castro Trough 1307
  27. Eliza Gilkyson: Slouching Towards Bethlehem Roses at the End of Time Red House 238
  28. Pete Morton: The Grenfell Carol A Golden Thread Further 003
  29. Brant Miller: No Interest in That Roots, Rhymes & Branches self 100
  30. Michael Johnson: You've Got to Be Carefully Taught (Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II) The Early Albums MJ Blue 99001
  31. Daryl Mosley: Do What the Good Book Says (D.Mosley-Rick Lang) The Secret of Life Pinecastle 1241
  32. Eliza Gilkyson: A Hard Rain's a Gonna Fall (Bob Dylan) 20 20 Red House 316
  33. Pat Wictor & Deborah Latz: William Butler Yeats Visits Lincoln Park and Escapes Unscathed (Phil Ochs) Counterpoise Duology 001
  34. Joe Jencks: For What It's Worth (Stephen Stills) The Candle and the Flame Turtle Bear 072707-1
  35. Schooner Fare: We the People (Steve Romanoff) Outer Green 8885
  36. Claudia Schmidt: My Quarantine Prayer (private recording)
  37. Robert Jones w/ Matt Watroba: I Wrestled with the Angel (Robt. Jones) Common Chords Common Chords 122
  38. Paul Robeson w/ Alan Booth,piano: Balm in Gilead (trad,arr. Burleigh) Live at Carnegie Hall Vanguard 72020-2
  39. Brant Miller: Love Is a Living Thing Roots, Rhymes & Branches self 100
  40. John McCutcheon: Vespers Cabin Fever- Songs from the Quarantine Appalsongs no#
  41. The Persuasions: Blowin' in the Wind (Bob Dylan) Knockin' on Bob's Door Zoho
  42. Steve Turner: Peace Descends (Paul Metsers) Rim of the Wheel Tradition Bearers 1104
  43. Tom Paxton: Peace Will Come (Holsteins, Chicago - 6/83) WFMT recording
  44. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Long Tail 003-2

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Puppets of Castro, Brant Miller, Daryl Mosley, Eliza Gilkyson, John McCutcheon

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