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~ June 14, 2014  ~

Folk in the news

Folk Reflects the News

Children pouring over border from Mexico, and talk that immigration reform may be squashed now Cantor is out
Acoustic Blender    Clarita    3:56    Crazy Whirled -   
1980s group called Sanctuary guided refugees over borders.  Part  in  Spanish. Young girl & dad on midnight border run.
Tom Juravich    Immigrants Like Me    5:25    Altar Of The Bottom Line - Finnegan Music
John McCutcheon    Nothing Like You    5:46    22 Days -

74th school shooting since Newton   
Roy Zimmerman    Singalong Second Amendment    5:01    Real American   
Deborah Holland    Kids With Guns    4:10    The Book of Survival - gadfly   
Kitty Donohoe    Kid with a Gun    3:28    Northern Border -   
Tom Paxton    Johnny Got a Gun ['94]    2:49    Wearing The Time   

David Brat defeats Eric Cantor and proclaims the need for Christianity and capitalism
Susan Werner    (Why Is Your) Heaven So Small    3:28    The Gospel Truth   
Uncle Bonsai    Half of the People    1:56    The Grim Parade   

Last survivor of Mann Gulch fire Robert Sallee dies. He was 82.
The Spokane Valley resident was a 17-year-old smokejumper during the Montana fire, when 13 others died.
The deaths led to reforms in wildland firefighting and safety training. The story was memorialized in Norman Maclean’s best-selling book, “Young Men and Fire.” and the following song by James Keelaghan covered by many.

James Keelaghan - Cold Missouri Waters - First 25 years - Borealis

Walmart truck kills comedian and severely wounds others.  Truckers have to rest 3 hours in every 14 of driving time, and authorities are looking into what role sleep deprivation may have played:
Richard Shindell    The Kenworth Of My Dreams    3:44    Sparrows Point - shanachie   
Lynne Hanson    How Little I Sleep    2:18    Eleven Months -    restless heart, my ship could come in

2 1/2 years after we train Iraqui soldiers many abandon their weapons to ISIS who now rule Mosel

Naomi Sommers    Come Home    3:37    Hypnotized   
Steve Einhorn & Kate Power    Travis John    3:23    Pearls: The Tribute Collection-    Travis John Bradach- Nall killed by land mine in Iraq on July 2, 2003

Acoustic Eidolon    Eleanor Rigby -  music under announcements   
appearing locally tonight at the cooperage in Honesdale PA

who's playing locally:

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Open mic's in the area:

Singer Songwriter Tuesdays happens at the Rosendale Cafe in Rosendale NY
Antoine runs a Thursday night open mike at the Dancing Cat in Bethel, NY near the Woodstock Site
Kevin McDaniel runs an open mike at Frankie and Johnnies, 845 434 8051 in Hurleyville, NY 7 - 10 pm
Cafe Devine in Callicoon, NY runs an open mike every 4th friday
Tuesdays in Mongaup Valley at River's Edge there is an open mike

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