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Saturday January 30, 2010:
Singing History- songs from Rise Up Singing


Folk Plus is a blend of contemporary and older singer songwriters with perhaps spoken word or Broadway tunes, or whatever may be relevant to the theme.  The station's website and stream are online at WWW.WJFFRADIO.ORG

Angela thanks the staff of WJFF for making it possible for her to volunteer Saturday mornings by
accommodating her health issues and maintaining a chemical and fragrance free environment,

Next week: Howard Zinn and the people's history.
Today is the singing history and the songs from Rise Up Singing

Stud's Turkel calls RISE UP SINGING  the singing history of the United States: a play-work-fight-freedom hymnal.

Pete Seeger says; "If you like to sing with friends this is the book you've always wanted. Most people know the tunes to hundreds of songs, but know the words to only a few."

Rise up signing is a compilation of 1,200 songs. Arranged by subject such as war, weather, gardening, farm, faith, home, america, fun, play, sea.....here are songs from the great song compilation book RISE UP SINGING.

1.  Bob Franke - The Great Storm is Over - THe Other Evening in Chicago - Waterbug
HOPE

2. Smith Sisters - Bramble and the Rose - Canary's Song - Flying Fish
LOVE

Pete Seeger [on RISE UP SINGING]  : "At camp or school, church or union hall, by campfire or in your own living room, you will nver run out of songs to sing with this book. Songs are quick and easy to locate: they appear in alphabetical order within chapter groupings like lullabies, love songs, sea songs and spirituals"

3. America - West Side Story - Sony Classical/Columbia/Legacy
AMERICA

4. Phil Ochs - Changes - In Concert - Elektra
TIME

5.  Steve Goodman- City of New Orleans - Essential Steve Goodman - Buddha
TRAVELING

6. John Gorka - [M. Smith] Dutchman - So Dark You See - Red House
TIME

7.  Buffy St. Marie - Piney Wood Hills - Best of... - Vanguard
HOME

8.  Peter Paul & Mary - 500 Miles - In Concert - Warner Bros
TRAVELING
Rise Up Singing has words, chords and sources to over 1,200 songs

Joan Baez: "Worth devouring by all those who love to sing. A true treasure!"

Holly Near [on RISE UP SINGING] : "Singing improves the quality of life, making us feel better, stronger, wiser. Here are several hundred songs to get started on!"

9.  Dave Mallet - Garden Song - Parallel Lives - Flying Fish
FARM

10. Ian and Sylvia - [Lightfoot] Early Morning Rain - Best of the Vanguard Years - Vanguard
TRAVELING

11. Tom Lehrer - Pollution - That Was the Year That Was - Reprise
ECOLOGY

12. Clancy Brothers - Rising of the Moon - Best of... - Columbia
STRUGGLE

13.  Claudia Schmidt - [M Smith] Spoon River - Claudia Schmidt  - Flying Fish
AMERICA

14. Lui Collins [Greg Brown] Tooty Toot Toot for the Moon - Baptism of Fire - Green Linnet
DREAMS AND FANTASIES

15.  David Ball - [Foster] Old Folks at Home - Beautiful Dreamer - American Roots
HOME

16. Carol King - You've Got a Friend - Tapestry - Legacy
FRIEND

17.  Beatles - Penny Lane - The Beatles - Capitol
CITY

18.  John Prine - Angel from Montgomery - John Prine - Atlantic
HARDSHIP

Joan Baez [on RISE UP SINGING] : "Worth devouring by all those who love to sing. A true treasure!"

19.  Joan Baez w/ Dylan [Dylan] - With God on our Side - Live at Newport - Vanguard
PEACE

20.  Pete Seeger [M Reynolds] - Little Boxes - Pete Seegers Greatest Hits - Columbia
AMERICA

21. John Denver - Rhymes & Reasons - Greatest Hits - RCA/Legacy
DREAMS AND FANTASIES

22. Paxton, Hills, Gibson - [Paxton] Ramblin' Boy - Appleseed
FRIEND

23. Barry Polisar - Don't Put Your Finer Up You Nose - Naughty Songs for Boys and Girls - Rainblow Morning
FUN

24.  Priscilla Herman - Jock o' Hazledeen - Water Lily - Philo
BALLAD

25. Stan Rogers - Mary Ellen Carter - Between the Breaks - Fogarty's Cove
SEA

26. Jay Peterson [Utah Phillips] Daddy Whats a Train? -
A Tribute to Utah Phillips: SInging Through Hard Times -Righteous Babe
TRAVEL  [This release is up for a Grammy Sunday]

27.  Cindy Kallet Roll to the River - Working on Wings To Fly - Folk-Legacy
ECOLOGY

28.  Billy Bragg, Ani Defranco, Jack Elliott, Arlo, Indigo Girls, David Pirner, Tim Robbins, Bruce Springsteen [Woody Guthrie] Hard Travelin' - 'Til We Outnumber 'em:Songs of Woody Guthrie - Righteous Babe
TRAVELING

Thanks to staff and station management for accommodating Angela's health issues and maintaining a chemical and fragrance free environment. Complying with these accommodations allow her to continue to volunteer Saturday mornings





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