Sunday, August 17, 2014

Mostly Folk Playlist, August 17, 2014

Host: Terry Hayden

Some of these songs are not actually about summer, but they include summer imagery.

Meadow Box | Dan Berggren | Fresh Territory
Nice to Be Here | Sam Bush | Moody Bluegrass TWO…Much Love
Hazy, Lazy Days | Smithfield Fair | Stick, Brick, and Mortar
Firefly | Neal and Leandra | Stranger to My Kin
Canned Goods | Greg Brown | If I Had Known: Essential Recordings 1980-1996
Summer's Almost Over | Cheryl Wheeler | Defying Gravity

Music for relaxing on a summer day

Bug Dance | Chet Atkins | The Essential Chet Atkins
Tiny Bubbles | The Royal and Dumaine Hawaiians | The Royal and Dumaine Hawaiians
Jitterbug Waltz | Chet Atkins | The Essential Chet Atkins

Hardships of farming
The first song is also about the impact of war on every day people on both sides.

If it Would Only Rain | Gathering Time | Red Apples and Gold
Pray For Rain | Tim Grimm | Farm Songs
The People's Highway | Tim Grimm | Farm Songs
Pastures of Plenty | Broadside Electric | More Bad News

Working with your hands

Farmer's Hands | The Coal Porters | Find the One
These Hands | Brother Sun | Some Part of the Truth
Hands, Metal, and Wood | Joe Crookston | Able, Baker, Charlie, and Dog
Stickman | Dan Berggren | One With the Water
The Spokes Man | Craig Werth | The Spokes Man

Instrumental, Andean, and Native American music
The Long Train | Bill Staines | Tracks and Trails
Slow Dance from Machu Picchu | Bok, Muir, and Trickett | The First Fifteen Years, Volume I
Native Funk | Burning Sky | A Native American Odyssey: Inuit to Inca

Appreciating people while the are alive
Janie | Alien Folklife | Double Vision
Don't Bring Me Flowers | Joe Crookston | Fall Down As the Rain
Give Me the Roses | John Kirk and Trish Miller | Quicksteppin'

Living life while we are alive
Only Remembered | Bill Staines | Looking for the Wind
When I'm Gone | Phil Ochs | There But For Fortune
While I Live | Sally Rogers and Claudia Schmidt | While We Live
If I Say Yes | Joe Crookston | Fall Down As the Rain