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The Best of Broadside 1962-1988 : anthems of the American underground from the pages of Broadside magazine [sound recording]

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Liner notes:
Place, Jeffrey  Search this
Performer:
Rose, Amber 1947-  Search this
Redwood, Daniel 1948-  Search this
Ochs, Phil  Search this
Turner, Gil 1933-1974  Search this
Traum, Happy  Search this
La Farge, Peter 1931-1965  Search this
Paxton, Tom 1937-  Search this
McGinn, Matt 1928-1977  Search this
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Spoelstra, Mark  Search this
Dylan, Bob 1941-  Search this
Page, Jim, vocalist  Search this
Reynolds, Malvina  Search this
Dobson, Bonnie  Search this
Kupferberg, Tuli  Search this
Sanders, Ed  Search this
Andersen, Eric  Search this
Sainte-Marie, Buffy  Search this
McLean, Will 1919-1990  Search this
Walker, Sammy  Search this
Black, Richard 1951-  Search this
Simone, Nina 1933-2003  Search this
Jones, Matt  Search this
Neblett, Charles 1941-  Search this
Chandler, Len  Search this
Reagon, Bernice Johnson 1942-  Search this
Millius, Mike  Search this
Fariña, Richard  Search this
Valdez, Danny  Search this
Lira, Agustín  Search this
Blue, David 1941-1982  Search this
Cunningham, Sis 1909-2004  Search this
Silverstein, Deborah  Search this
Parrott, Thomas  Search this
Laron, Elaine  Search this
Kaplan, Paul  Search this
Houston, Wesley 1947-  Search this
MacColl, Ewan  Search this
Seeger, Peggy 1935-  Search this
Ampolsk, Jeff 1951-1989  Search this
Williams, Lucinda  Search this
Brown, Charlie  Search this
Marrs, Ernie  Search this
Collier, Jimmy  Search this
Kirkpatrick, Frederick Douglass  Search this
Smith, Wendy  Search this
Guthrie, Arlo  Search this
Lems, Kristin 1950-  Search this
Grant, Beverly 1942-  Search this
Gaylord, Chris 1947-  Search this
White, Elaine (Vocalist)  Search this
Ian, Janis  Search this
Raimon 1940-  Search this
Broadside Singers  Search this
New World Singers  Search this
Glasgow Song Guild  Search this
Fugs (Musical group)  Search this
Freedom Singers  Search this
Teatro Campesino (Organization)  Search this
Rose-Redwood (Musical group)  Search this
New Harmony Sisterhood Band  Search this
Human Condition (Musical group)  Search this
Producer:
Cohen, Ronald D. 1940-  Search this
Creator:
Broadside Magazine 1962-1988  Search this
Physical description:
6 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Anglo-American  Search this
Pima Indians  Search this
Scots  Search this
British  Search this
Canadians  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Hispanic  Search this
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Spaniards  Search this
Type:
Compact disc
Place:
United States
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
2000
Notes:
Compiled and produced by Jeff Place and Ronald Cohen.
Broadside was a small underground magazine filled with new songs by artists too radical for the establishment. These songs tell stories rooted in American history from 1962 through 1988 addressing such issues as warfare, nuclear threat, ethnic conflicts, immigrants' sufferings, unequal treatment of women, ecological devastation and social injustice. This extensively annotated 5 CD set includes 89 songs, some never commercially released, extensive notes, graphics from the original Broadside magazine and more.
Descriptive notes, bibliography, discography, lyrics by Jeff Place and Ron Cohen (158 pgs., illus.) in container.
Performed by various artists.
Recorded primarily in New York.
Table of contents:
Disc 1. Links on the chain / Phil Ochs, (Broadside Singers) (4:10) -- Blowin' in the wind / Bob Dylan, (New World Singers) (2:28) -- Paths of victory / Bob Dylan, (Broadside Singers) (1:35) -- The ballad of Ira Hayes / Peter La Farge (3:30) -- Ain't that news? / Tom Paxton, (Broadside Singers) (1:36) -- The times I've had / Mark Spoelstra, (Broadside Singers) (2:49) -- Go limp / Alex Comfort, (Matt McGinn) (2:28) -- Ding dong dollar / Glasgow Song Guild (1:54) -- Mack the bomb / Nancy Schimmel, Kurt Weill, (Pete Seeger) (2:36) -- The civil defense sign / Mark Spoelstra (3:46) -- Let me die in my footsteps / Bob Dylan, (Happy Traum) (3:38) -- Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Russian roulette / Jim Page (4:48) -- What have they done to the rain? / Malvina Reynolds (2:14) -- Ballad of William Worthy / Phil Ochs (2:05) -- Train for Auschwitz / Tom Paxton (3:46) -- Do as the Doukhobors do / Malvina Reynolds, (Pete Seegar) (2:09) -- Christine / Matt McGinn, (Broadside Singers with Tom Paxton) (2:17) -- As long as the grass shall grow / Peter La Farge (5:06). Disc 2. John Brown / Bob Dylan (4:16) -- Take me for a walk (morning dew) / Bonnie Dobson (4:15) -- The willing consript / Tom Paxton, (Pete Seeger) (2:12) -- Kill for peace / Tuli Kupferberg, (Fugs) (2:08) -- Plains of Nebrasky-o / Eric Andersen, (Phil Ochs) (2:46) -- Benny kid paret / Gil Turner, Len Chandler (3:40) -- What did you learn in school today? / Tom Paxton (1:57) -- Changin' hands / Phil Ochs (2:36) -- Welcome, welcome emigrante / Buffy Sainte-Marie, (Broadside Singers) (2:02) -- Shady acres / Janis Ian (3:20) -- Lord, hold back the waters / Will McLean (3:46) -- Ballad of Donald White / Bob Dylan (4:26) -- Song for Patty / Sammy Walker (5:50) -- A very close friend of mine / Richard Black (2:31) -- Long time troubled road / Eric Andersen (3:18) -- Hard rain's a-gonna fall / Bob Dylan, (Pete Seeger) (5:19). Disc 3. Mississippi goddam / Nina Simone (4:55) -- We'll never turn back / Bertha Gober, (Freedom Singers) (3:30) -- Freedom riders / Phil Ochs (2:11) -- Father's grave / Len Chandler, (Broadside Singers) (3:45) -- Baby I've been thinking (society's child) / Janis Ian (2:40) -- I'm going to get my baby out of jail / Len Chandler, Bernice Johnson Reagon (5:00) -- The ballad of Martin Luther King / Poor Boy Michael Strange, (Mike Millius) (2:54) -- Carry it on / Gil Turner, (Broadside Singers with Len Chandler) (3:14) -- Birmingham Sunday / Richard Fariña (3:57) -- The migrant's song / Peter Krug, (Danny Valdez and Augustin Lira) (5:03) -- El picket sign / Luis Valdez, (El Teatro Campesino) (3:11) -- La lucha continuara / Danny Rose-Redwood, Judy Rose-Redwood (5:22) -- Contra la por / Raimón Padilla (1:50) -- Mrs. Clara Sullivan's letter / Pete Seeger (2:20) -- If it wasn't for the union / Matt McGinn (2:53) -- More good men going down / Dave Cohen, (Broadside Singers) (2:57) -- Sundown / Agnes Cunningham, (Sis Cunningham) (5:52) -- My Oklahoma home (it blowed away) / Agnes Cunningham, Bill Cunningham, (Sis Cunningham) (4:58) -- Draglines / Deborah Silverstein, (New Harmony Sisterhood Band) (3:17) -- My father's mansion's many rooms / Pete Seeger (2:05). Disc 4. Pinkville helicopter / Thom Parrott (3:46) -- Hell no, I ain't gonna go / Matt Jones, Elaine Laron (3:23) -- We seek no wider war / Phil Ochs (4:15) -- Waist deep in the Big Muddy / Pete Seeger (2:59) -- Vietnam / Paul Kaplan (5:41) -- Hole in the ground / Thom Parrot (3:49) -- To be a killer / Wesley Houston (1:47) -- New York J-D blues / Agnes Friesen, (Pete Seeger) (5:56) -- Little boxes / Malvina Reynolds (2:07) -- Not enought to live on but a little too much to die / Poor Boy Michael Strange, (Mike Millius) -- The faucets are dripping / Malvina Reynolds (3:46) -- Bizzness ain't dead / Woody Guthrie, (New World Music) (2:27) -- Business / Pete Seeger, Walter Lowenfels-Guillevic, (Pete Seeger) (2:03) -- Legal-illegal / Ewan MacColl, (Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger) (4:07) -- Brown water and blood / Jeff Ampolsk (3:47) -- The Aberfan coal tip tragedy / Thom Parrott (5:07) -- Lafayette / Lucinda Williams (3:44) -- The ballad of Earl Durand / Jack Langan, Charles Artman, (Charlie Brown) (7:18) -- Plastic Jesus / Ed Rush, George Cromarty, (Ernie Marrs, Bud Foote, Eleanor Walden, Danny Smith and the Dixie Devils) (3:39). Disc 5. Burn, baby, burn / Jim Collier, (Rev. F.D. Kirkpatrick and Jim Collier) (4:12) -- The cities are burning / F.D. Kirkpatrick, (Rev. F.D. Kirkpatrick and Jim Collier) (3:41) -- Nothing but his blood / F.D. Kirkpatrick (2:52) -- You're just a laughing fool / F.D. Kirkpatrick, Rev. F.D. Kirkpatrick and Jim Collier) (3:22) -- Time is running out / Wendy Smith (2:52) -- But If I ask them / Sis Cunningham (4:45) -- Ragamuffin minstrel boy / Sammy Walker (2:44) -- Changes / Phil Ochs (4:15) -- Bound for glory / Phil Ochs, (Sammy Walker and Phil Ochs) (4:02) -- Victor Jara / Adrian Mitchell, Arlo Guthrie, (Arlo Guthrie) (4:16) -- We will never give up / Kristen Lems (3:45) -- Inez / Bev Grant, (Bev Grant and the Human Condition) (2:56) -- Gonna be an engineer / Peggy Seeger (4:28) -- Don't talk to strangers / Chris Gaylord (7:30) -- Catcher in the rye / Sammy Walker (4:36) -- The time will come / Elaine White (4:51)
Track information:
101. Links on the Chain / The Broadside Singers with Phil Ochs. Guitar. Ochs, Phil Ohio, New York
102. Blowin' in the Wind / The New World Singers with Gil Turner and Happy Traum. Guitar, Banjo. Dylan, Bob New York
103. Paths of Victory / The Broadside Singers Guitar. Dylan, Bob Ohio, New York
104. The Ballad of Ira Hayes / Peter La Farge. Guitar. La Farge, Peter New York
105. Ain't That News? / The Broadside Singers with Tom Paxton. Guitar. Paxton, Tom New York,Virginia
106. The Times I've Had / The Broadside Singers with Phil Ochs. Guitar. Spoelstra, Mark Ohio, New York
107. Go Limp / Matt McGinn. McGinn, Matt Scotland, British Isles
108. Ding Dong Dollar / Glasgow Song Guild. Scotland, British Isles
109. Mack the Bomb / Pete Seeger. Guitar. Schimmel-Weill New York
110. The Civil Defense Sign / Mark Spoelstra. Guitar. Spoelstra, Mark New York,California
111. Let Me Die in My Footsteps / Happy Traum and Bob Dylan. Guitar. Dylan, Bob New York
112. Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Russian Roulette / Jim Page. Guitar. Page, Jim Washington-Seattle
113. What Have They Done to the Rain? / Malvina Reynolds. Guitar. Reynolds, Malvina California
114. The Ballad of William Worthy / Phil Ochs. Guitar. Ochs, Phil Ohio, New York
115. Train for Auschwitz / Tom Paxton. Guitar. Paxton, Tom New York,Virginia
116. Do as the Doukhobors Do / Pete Seeger. Guitar. Reynolds, Malvina New York
117. Christine / The Broadside Singers with Tom Paxton. Guitar. McGinn, Matt New York,Virginia
118. As Long as the Grass Shall Grow / Peter La Farge. Guitar. La Farge, Peter New York
201. John Brown / Bob Dylan (as Blind Boy Grunt). Guitar. Dylan, Bob Ohio, New York
202. Take Me for a Walk (Morning Dew) / Bonnie Dobson. Guitar. Dobson, Bonnie Canada,Ontario,England
203. The Willing Conscript / Pete Seeger. Banjo. Reynolds, Malvina New York
204. Kill for Peace / The Fugs. Guitar. Kupferberg, Tuli New York
205. The Plains of Nebrasky-O / Eric Andersen and Phil Ochs. Guitar. Andersen, Eric New York,Norway
206. Benny "Kid" Paret / Gil Turner. Guitar. Turner, Gil New York
207. What Did You Learn in School Today? / Tom Paxton. Guitar. Paxton, Tom New York,Virginia
208. Changing Hands / Phil Ochs. Guitar. Ochs, Phil Ohio, New York
209. Welcome, Welcome Emigrante / The Broadside Singers with Buffy Sainte-Marie. Guitar. Sainte-Marie, Buffy New York,Massachusetts
210. Shady Acres / Janis Ian (as Blind Girl Grunt). Guitar. Ian, Janis New York
211. Lord, Hold Back the Waters / Will McLean. Guitar. McLean, Will Florida
212. The Ballad of Donald White / Bob Dylan (as Blind Boy Grunt). Guitar. Dylan, Bob Ohio, New York
213. Song for Patty / Sammy Walker. Guitar. Walker, Sammy North Carolina,Georgia
214. A Very Close Friend of Mine / Richard Black. Guitar. Black, Richard
215. Long Time Troubled Road / Eric Andersen. Guitar. Andersen, Eric New York,Norway
216. A Hard Rain's A Gonna Fall / Pete Seeger. Guitar. Dylan, Bob New York
301. Mississippi Goddam / Nina Simone. Piano. Simone, Nina New York,France
302. We'll Never Turn Back / The Freedom Singers with Matt Jones and Chuck Neblett. Gober, Bertha Alabama,Virginia
303. Freedom Riders / Phil Ochs. Guitar. Ochs, Phil Ohio, New York
304. Father's Grave (for Cordell Reagon) / Len Chandler and the Broadside Singers Chandler, Len New York,California
305. Baby, I've Been Thinking (Society's Child) / Janis Ian (asBlind Girl Grunt). Guitar. Ian, Janis New York
306. I'm Going to Get My Baby Out of Jail / Len Chandler and Bernice Johnson Reagon. Chandler, Len New York,California
307. The Ballad of Martin Luther King / Mike Millius. Guitar. Strange, Michael New York
308. Carry it On / Len Chandler and the Broadside Singers Turner, Gil New York,California
309. Birmingham Sunday / Richard Farina. Guitar. Farina, Richard New York
310. The Migrant's Song / Danny Valdez and Augustin Lira, Teatro Campesino. Guitar. Krug, Peter California
311. El Picket Sign / El Teatro Campesino Guitar. Spanish. Valdez, Luis California
312. La Lucha Continuara / Rose-Redwood. Guitar. Rose-Redwood, Judy and Danny California
313. Contra La Por (Against Fear) / Raimon. Guitar. Spanish. Padilla, Raimon Spain,Europe
314. Mrs. Clara Sullivan's Letter / Pete Seeger. Guitar. Reynolds-Seeger New York
315. If It Wasn't for the Union / Matt McGinn. McGinn, Matt Scotland,British Isles
316. More Good Men Going Down / The Broadside Singers with David Blue. Guitar. Cohen, David New York
317. Sundown / Agnes "Sis" Cunningham. Guitar. Cunningham, Sis New York,Oklahoma
318. My Oklahoma Home (It Blowed Away) / Agnes "Sis" Cunningham. Guitar. Cunningham, Sis New York,Oklahoma
319. Draglines / The New Harmony Sisterhood Band with Deborah Silverstein. Fiddle. Silverstein, Deborah Massachusetts
320. My Father's Mansion's Many Rooms / Pete Seeger. Seeger-Bible New York
401. Pinkville Helicopter / Thom Parrott. Guitar. Parrott, Thom New Mexico,New York
402. Hell No, I Ain't Gonna Go / Matt Jones and Elaine Laron. Guitar. Jones-Laron New York
403. We Seek No Wider War / Phil Ochs. Guitar. Ochs, Phil Ohio, New York
404. Waist Deep in the Big Muddy / Pete Seeger. Banjo. Seeger, Pete New York
405. Vietnam / Paul Kaplan. Guitar. Kaplan, Paul Massachusetts,New York
406. Hole in the Ground / Thom Parrott. Guitar. Parrott, Thom New Mexico,New York
407. To Be a Killer / Wes Houston. Guitar. Houston, Wes New York
408. New York J-D Blues / Pete Seeger. Banjo. Seeger, Pete New York
409. Little Boxes / Malvina Reynolds. Guitar. Reynolds, Malvina California
410. Not Enough to Live On, But a Little Too Much to Die (Welfare Song) / Mike Millius. Guitar. Strange, Michael New York
411. The Faucets are Dripping / Malvina Reynolds. Guitar. Reynolds, Malvina California
412. Bizness Ain't Dead / The New World Singers with Gil Turner, Bob Cohen and Happy Traum. Guitar, Banjo. Guthrie, Woody New York
413. Business / Pete Seeger. Banjo. Seeger-Guillevec-Loewnfels New York
414. Legal-Illegal / Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger. Concertina, Guitar. MacColl, Ewan Scotland,British Isles
415. Brown Water and Blood / Jeff Ampolsk. Guitar. Ampolsk, Jeff New York, Louisiana
416. Aberfan Coal Tip Tragedy / Thom Parrott. Guitar. Parrott, Thom New Mexico, New York
417. Lafayette / Lucinda Williams. Guitar. Williams, Lucinda Louisiana,Texas
418. The Ballad of Earl Durand / Charlie Brown. Autoharp. Langan-Brown California, New York
419. Plastic Jesus / Ernie Marrs. Guitar,Banjo. Rush-Cromarty, arr. Marrs Arizona,Georgia
501. Burn, Baby Burn / Jimmy Collier and Rev. F.D. Kirkpatrick. Guitar. Collier, Jim New York,California,Louisiana
502. The Cities are Burning / Jimmy Collier and Rev. F.D. Kirkpatrick. Guitar. Kirkpatrick, F.D. New York,California,Louisiana
503. Nothing But His Blood / Rev. F.D. Kirkpatrick. Guitar. Kirkpatrick, F.D. New York,Louisiana
504. You're Just a Laughing Fool / Jimmy Collier and Rev. F.D. Kirkpatrick. Guitar. Kirkpatrick, F.D. New York,California,Louisiana
505. Time is Running Out / Wendy Smith. Guitar. Smith, Wendy Illinois-Chicago
506. But If I Ask Them / Agnes "Sis" Cunningham. Guitar. Cunningham, Sis New York, Oklahoma
507. Ragamuffin Minstrel Boy / Sammy Walker. Guitar. Walker, Sammy North Carolina, Georgia
508. Changes / Phil Ochs. Guitar. Ochs, Phil Ohio, New York
509. Bound for Glory / Sammy Walker and Phil Ochs. Guitar. Ochs, Phil North Carolina, Georgia
510. Victor Jara / Arlo Guthrie. Guitar. Guthrie, A.-Mitchell New York
511. We Will Never Give Up / Kristin Lems. Guitar. Lems, Kristin Illinois
512. Inez / The Human Condition with Bev Grant. Guitar. Grant, Beverly New York
513. Gonna Be an Engineer / Peggy Seeger. Guitar. Seeger, Peggy North Carolina, England
514. Don't Talk to Strangers / Chris Gaylord. Guitar. Gaylord, Chris New York
515. Catcher in the Rye / Sammy Walker. Guitar. Walker, Sammy North Carolina, Georgia
516. The Time Will Come / Elaine White. Guitar. White, Elaine D. New York, Virginia
Publisher number:
SFW 40130 Smithsonian Folkways
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email: rinzlerarchives@si.edu
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Smithsonian Folkways 40130
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