on the airwaves since 1993
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Airing  on Saturday August 31, 2013

YARDSTOCK / Civil Rights

Vickie Russell        Yard Sale    2:59    Next-

Joe Crookston        The Good Stuff    4:27    Fall Down As The Rain - maligrito records

Cheryl Wheeler    Cheryl Wheeler    Estate Sale    3:44    Circles & Arrows

Kate Campbell        Crazy In Alabama    5:38    Two Nights In Texas-

David Massengill        Number One in America    7:50    Coming Up For Air

Sncc Freedom Singers were Cordell Reagon, Bernice Johnson [Reagon], Matthew Jones, Charles
Neblett and Rutha Mae Harris and they sang at the Freedom march 50 years ago as did Joan Baez and Bob Dylan. 
They began December 1962, with the intention of supporting the civil rights
efforts taking place all over the country. They traveled thousands of miles in their Buick station
wagon performing all over.

SNCC Freedom Singers - Woke up this morning    2:29

Joan Baez    Unknown    Oh,Freedom    3:15    Live At Newport- Vanguard

Sweet Honey In The Rock        The Freedom Song Medley    3:47    Best Of WoodSongs Volume 3

In 1963 Bernice married Cordell Reagon, another member of The Freedom Singers.
"Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are."
[4] Her daughter, Toshi Reagon, is also a singer-songwriter.
BJ R is Professor Emerita of History at American University in Washington, D.C., and
Sweet Honey in the Rock was founded in 1973 by Bernice Johnson Reagon,

Magpie, Kim Harris & Reggie Harris    Phil Ochs    Freedom Riders (Featuring Magpie)    3:29    What's That I Hear - The Songs Of Phil Ochs [Disc 2]

John leweis now georgics representative was a member of SNCC you heard the SNCC singers there
student nonviolent coordinating commitee

Freedom Riders were civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated southern United States in 1961   May 61 bus drivers wouldn't take them on, until officials forced

Crabtree&Mills        The Price Of Freedom    4:20    Freedom- free & Easy Music
On June 21, 1964, three young civil rights workers—a 21-year-old black Mississippian, James Chaney, and two white New Yorkers,
Andrew Goodman, 20, and Michael Schwerner, 24—were murdered near Philadelphia, in Nashoba County, Mississippi.

The ringleader of the murders, Edgar Ray Killen, wasn't convicted until June 21, 2005, 41st years later. More delayed justice.

Anne Hills And David Roth        That Kind Of Grace    4:25    Rhubarb Trees - Wind River

NYT Birmingham bomb kills 4 negro girls in church riots flat 2 boys slain
Sunday, September 15, 1963 Addie Mae Collins (age 14), Denise McNair (age 11), Carole Robertson (age 14), and Cynthia Wesley (age 14),
Bobby Frank Cherry, Thomas Blanton, [1]Herman Frank Cash, and Robert Chambliss, members of United Klans of America,
a Ku Klux Klan group, planted a box of dynamite with a time delay under the steps of the church, near the basement  FBI investigations
gathered evidence pointing to four suspects:

Charlie King & Karen Brandow    Humphries, Pat    Bound For Freedom    3:25    Sparks And Tears
We don't have to wait for the rich, the powerful, those with connections, we can work for freedom ourselves.

Nanci Griffith    Nanci Griffith    The Loving Kind    2:37    The Loving Kind - Rounder
Landmark case allowing blacks and whites to marry.

Open Mikes in the area

Antoine runs a thursday night open mike at the dancing cat in bethel

Kevin McDanial runs a monday night open mike at Frankie and Johnies, 7 - 10 pm

Cafe Devine in Callicoon runs an open mike every 4th friday

Tuesdays in Mongaup valley at river's edge there is an open mike

Catch live shows in our area at these venues:

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