Music

From Dublin City to San Diego

Posted in Music, Video on October 13th, 2014 by Noebie – Be the first to comment

David Rovics sings of the Saint Patrick Battalion, in concert at Belfast.

With a Single Voice Like Thunder

Posted in Music, Video on June 5th, 2012 by Noebie – Be the first to comment

Here’s another brilliant and inspiring song from Matthew Grimm.

“If your enemies are firefighters, teachers and nurses, your enemy is everyone.”

Video: Complete SXSW Tom Morello Set

Posted in Music, Video on March 19th, 2012 by Noebie – Be the first to comment

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.

Abraham, Martin and John

Posted in Music, Video on January 16th, 2012 by Noebie – Be the first to comment

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…

A Frank Loesser Favorite

Posted in Music, Video on December 30th, 2011 by Noebie – Be the first to comment

AproposĀ of the season, here’s one of my favorite Loesser songs, rendered by Joey and Zooey.

Happy New Year!

ONE BIG UNION

Posted in Music, Video on December 20th, 2011 by Noebie – Be the first to comment

From Matthew Grimm and The Red Smear, here’s one of the most inspiring songs I’ve heard in a very long time.

Buy the album at Amazon.

Lyrics are here.

Waiting On The Ghost of Tom Joad

Posted in Music, Video on November 23rd, 2011 by Noebie – Be the first to comment

From the 2008 MagicĀ 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….”