The Flowing Waters of Lake Jefferson

Saturday June 2, 2007:Summer 2007 Sing Out, Emmas Revolution Calls In and Stan Rogers 24 year anniversary
THANKS SO MUCH to the station management fo accommodating  my health issues which allow me to continue to volunteer Saturday mornings and bring you the music that 'moves and sustains me. '

Folk Plus is hosted and planned by Angela Page and airs Saturdays from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on WJFF, at 90.5 fm in Jeffersonville, N.Y. and 94.5 in Monticello N.Y. We are Hydro-Powered Public Radio, powered by the damn on which we sit.  We are run round the clock mostly by volunteers and funded by members. We stream online at WWW.WJFFRADIO.ORG  where you can catch a couple of weeks of past programming.
Welcome new web listeners, especially the many who have found my show from other listservs of the mostly housebound. Rogers died 24 years ago today. 

Stanley Allison Rogers was born on 29 November, 1949, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. At age 5, Stan received his first guitar, built by his uncle out of plywood, welding rods and a toothbrush. He began as a bass player in pick-up rock outfits in his native Hamilton, before becoming perhaps Canada's finest ever folk singer-songwriter. Though raised in rural Hannon, Ontario, Rogers spent summers with family in Nova Scotia and was richly influenced by the lives of fishermen and the people who lived by the sea there.

Rogers released his self-titled debut album in 1971. After 1974, a period of playing the coffee house circuit with his brother Garnet on backup began. His first independent album, Fogarty's Cove, was released in 1976 on the short-lived Barn Swallow Records label. Rogers than went on to release a series of acclaimed independent releases

On June 2, 1983 stan was headed home from the kerrville folk festival in texas,awhen a fire beganin the restroom on air canada flight 797. It was forced to land in cincinatti. stan was found to be one 23 who died of smoke inhalation. he was only 33. his ashes were scattered in cole harbour, nova sctoia where hed written his song 45 years for his wife.
Memorials and honors were numerous. HE was posthumously awareded the Diplome d'Hommeur by the canadian conference of the arts, an award for trhose whove contributed outsatnding sercie to the arts in canada. the cbc and others commemorate this date every year as a sas day for canadians, and celebrate his music.

Although firm evidence is lacking, it has been reported that Rogers would probably have survived had he not engaged himself in seeing others safely off the airplane.[citation needed] Smoke had completely filled the cabin and Rogers stood by the exit, shouting "follow my voice". He was overcome by toxic fumes from the burning of foam in the seat cushions

1. Stan Rogers -  Northwest Passage
Northwest passage - Fogarty's Cove

2. Field Behind the Plow
Northwest  Passage - Fogarty's Cove

3. Kim and Reggie Harris - Get on Board 309
Get On Board - Appleseed

4. Kim and Reggie Harris -  Oh Mary, Don't You Weep 346
Get On Board - Appleseed

5. Anais Mitchell - Gift of the Magi 300
The Brightness - Ritchous Babe

6. Anais Mitchell - Santa fe dream 400
The Brightness - Ritchous Babe

7. Peggy Seeger - Poem for Ewan 105
Three Score and Ten - Appleseed

8. Peggy Seeger - First Time Ever I saw Your Face 348
I am Ill with Love .54
Three Score and Ten - Appleseed

9. Peggy Seeger -I am Ill with Love .54
Three Score and Ten - Appleseed

10. Peggy Seeger - So Long Since I Bewen Home  614
Three Score and Ten - Appleseed

11. Jerimoth Hill - Going Up Home 508
Halfway Ground - Rabbi Island

12. Jerimoth Hill - Going Up Home 508
Halfway Ground - Rabbi Island

13. Skinner - Shakins O the Pcky
Disc from Summer 2007 Sing Out

14. Judy Collins - Shule Aroon
Disc from Summer 2007 Sing Out

15. Norman Blake - Don't Be Afraid of the Neo-Cons
Disc from Summer 2007 Sing Out

16.  Tom Paxton - George W. Told the Nation
Disc from Summer 2007 Sing Out

17.  Gaston Bernard/ Simon LePage - Cetait un Capitaine Francais
Que de Peine et D'amour

18. Nanci Griffith - Bluer than Blue
Ruby's Torch - Rounder

19.  Nanci Griffith - Brave Companion of the Road
Ruby's Torch - Rounder

20 . Eve Goldberg - We've Been in the Storm
A Kinder Season - Borealis

21 Eve Goldberg - Let Me Rise 305
A Kinder Season - Borealis

Call in from Emma's Revolution: Pat Humphries and Sandy O,  who are playing a celebration in the life of Maris Hearn tomorrow at the forestburgh playhouse.
Thier song "swimming to the other side" was the last song Maris Hearn. Pat and Sandy graciously decided to play this benefit for the station to honor their friend and gather her musical family and friends.

The woman are named after Emma Goldman, (June 27, 1869May 14, 1940) aka 'Red Emma', was a Lithuanian-born anarchist known for her writings and speeches. She was lionized as an iconic "rebel woman" feminist by admirers, and derided as an advocate of politically motivated murder and violent revolution by her critics.[ Goldman played a pivotal role in the development of anarchist political philosophy in the United States and Europe in the first half of the twentieth century.

"The political arena leaves one no alternative, one must either be a dunce or a rogue. " Emma Goldman

22. Pat Humphries, Sandy O - Choir
Rotts, Rock, Revolution -  Moving Forward Music

23. Pat Humphries, Sandy O - Swimming to the Other Side
Rotts, Rock, Revolution - Moving Forward Music

24.  Si Kahn -  When the Land and They were Young 252
Thanksgiving - Strictly country

25. Si Kahn - Goodbye Monday Blues
Thanksgiving - Stricly country

Idealists are foolish enough to throw caution to the winds. They have advanced mankind and have enriched the world.
Emma Goldman

Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another.
Emma Goldman

When we can't dream any longer we die.
Emma Goldman




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