A Song Apropos of the Day: John Brown by David Rovics
David Rovics sings of the Saint Patrick Battalion, in concert at Belfast.
Here’s another brilliant and inspiring song from Matthew Grimm.
“If your enemies are firefighters, teachers and nurses, your enemy is everyone.”
In this hour-long set from Rolling Stone’s Rock Room day party, Tom Morello burns through a string of modern protest songs. His headlining gig at the Occupy SXSW showcase had been busted up by cops the night before.
Dion’s recording of Abraham, Martin and John was one of the very first 45s I bought as a kid. Though the video quality of this clip is suboptimal, the performance is wonderful. Apropos of the day…
Apropos of the season, here’s one of my favorite Loesser songs, rendered by Joey and Zooey.
Happy New Year!
From the 2008 Magic Tour, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are joined by Tom Morello for a song in the tradition of Woody Guthrie.
I believe it’s fitting to contemplate as we prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday.
“The highway is alive tonight….”