1. Julie Gold - From a Distance
Dream Loud - Gadfly1@aol.com
Julie calls Bette Midler her liberator for first making this song so famous, and Nanci Griffith her mentor who first placed a hold on the song, valueing it. http://www.gadflyrecords.com
Following an interview with Bill Hahn WFDU, I sat by the Hackensack
river and spoke with Julie Gold to tape an interview for Folk Plus.
We began by Route 4 but it was too noisy with the cars. So we moved
to a grassy area by the Hackensack River, not realizing that motor boats
and geese would become as loud as the cars, we began the interview.
To read the entire interview see: www.wjffradio.org/FolkPlus/interviews
Julie spoke about the impact Paul McCartney had on her life. Hearing that he could not stop crying when Linda died, motivated her to write the following:
2. Julie Gold "Letter to Paul"
Try Love Gadfly1@aol.com
Julie's new release has cover art by songwriter buddy
3. Ilene Weiss Waiting for An Answer to Come
One of Julie's favorite version of "From a Distance"
was recorded for the Atlanta Olympics, featuring Nancy Griffith,
Donna Summer and Raul Malo of the Mavericks. Its French, English
German and Spanish. It's one of the best versions.
4. Nancy Griffith, Donna Summer, Raul Maulo (Julie Gold's) From A Distance
Julie was meeting Cliff Eberhardt in two nights for
dinner. A good friend.
5. Cliff Eberhardt Ever Since I Lost Your Love.
Julie owes much of her success to her folk musician buddy
Christine Lavin. She calls Chrisitine her Ambassador-Friend.
"Anything good that has happened to me in this business...is a result of Christine Lavin. I feel lucky and blessed to know her"
6. Christine Lavin Getting in Touch with my Inner Bitch:
Getting in Touch with my Inner Bitch www.chrisitinelavin.com
Julie spent time touring with the Bitchin Babes.
7. Bitchin Babes - (Julie Gold's) Try Love
Buy Me, Bring Me, Take Me: Don't Mess My Hair -Vol 2. Philo CD www.rounder.com
Here the babes do a tune that is now the title of Julies just released CD.
Julie shared her medical victories over very early detected cancer.
We dedicated this parady of her "From a Distance" tune to Maris Hearn,
a WJFF DJ, fighting a similar battle.
8. Sue Trainer - In a Closeup
In a Closeup - SueTrainor@AOL.COM
Here is the latest Bitchin' Babe release.
9. Sally Fingerhett, Megon McDonough, Camille West, Debi Smith -(Don Henry's) Beautiful Fool
Beyond Bitchin' - www.shanachie.com
The second hour focused on the Clearwater Revival 2000
Dave Connover - Clearwater Educator
Hi. I'm Dave Connover. I'm with the Hudson River Sloop, Clearwater. We are right here at the Hudson River Revival
in Croton On Hudson. The focus of this year is of course music, environmental displays, crafts, vendors and all sorts of good stuff like that, but one of the things that makes Clearwater unique is the fact that we blend folk music traditions with activism, especially environmental activism. The focus of this year's festival is PCB's and the Hudson River. General Electric dumped over a million pounds of PCB's int the Hudson River.
The Environmental Protection Agency is going to decide what is going
to happen to these. Will they be dredged out of River and destroyed
or left there to contaminate the river for decades to come. Imagine that
General Electric hopes that the latter happens and that they won't be asked
to pay for a Hudson River Cleanup that may total up to billion dollars.
We have been doing here is trying to get people to sign a PCB petition
to the EPA to show them that there is a lot of public support to have these
dangerous chemicals removed from the river ecosystem, thats been the big
focus of the effort here today.
Unforunately our local paper reported yesterday (on page 18) that the house has voted to stall.
10. Cosy Sheridan - Don't Go in the Water firstname.lastname@example.org
Grand Design - BWE http://www.bwwe.com
11. Magpie - White Wings
Seed on the Prarie - Long Tail Records
"We'll keep on working and sailing and singing til these waters run clean"
I read from printouts gathered at Clearwater. Dredging is the most commonly recommended proceedure for superfund water sites. To other river tunes.
12. Connie Kaldor - Wood River
Wood River - Coyote Ent. 416 766 6618
13. James Keelaghan - River Run
My Skies - Green Linet http://www.keelaghan.com
14. Erica Wheeler - Down River
From That Far - Blue Pie Music http://email@example.com
15. Cheryl Wheeler - The Rivers
Mrs Pinocci's Guitar - www.rounder.com
16. Rebel Voices - Susan Lewis/Janet Stecher (Hamlisch,
Kleban, McKenna) - One
Piece of the Wall - firstname.lastname@example.org
17. Faith Petric - Rivers of Texas
Faith's Favorites - FaithPet@aol.com
WJFF had a booth at Clearwater in the alternative energy area, being a hydro-powered radio station. Pete Seeger gave a talk on his electric powered truck, and Richard Gottlieb spoke about Solar powered electricity.
18. Holly Near - Power
Speed of Light - Redwood Records www.hollynear.com
Give me the warm power of the sun
Audubon society spoke about some endangered birds around the airports of NYC, and a proposal to route a bike route through an area that would disturb these birds.
19. Aileen Vance - Eye for an Eye
Sweet Life - http://email@example.com
There were people at the festival concerned aobut he doxens of Genetically
engineered foods already on the market
20. Moxy Fruvous - Johnny Saucepan
The B Album - http://www.fruvous.com
Free posters with the following quote from Pete Seeger were given at
"And still I 'm searching, Yes I'm still searching for a way we all can learn. To build a world where we all can share the work, the fun, the food the space, the Joy...the pain and no one, no one will ever want or need to be a millionaire"
21. Tamarack - Stuart and Lillian
Fields of Rock and Snow - Folk Era
"When Stuart and Lillian won fourteen million...."
22. Lou and Peter Berryman - Hard Work and Perseverance
We Don't Talk About That! - berrymanL@aol.com
The Berryman's asked Pete if they could steal an idea of his for this song, he said to go ahead since he had stolen it from Carl Sandburg.