Bernice Koehler Johnson joins us to talk about her book The Shan: Refugees without a Camp, an account of her experiences working with Shan refugees who have escaped genocide in Burma by fleeing to Thailand. More information about the Shan and her work can be found at www.BerniceJohnson.com:http://www.BerniceJohnson.com.
-Hull, Dakota Dave / New Shirt / New Shirt / Arabica
-Monroe, Bill his Bluegrass Boys / Scotland / Bill Monroe / JSP
-Robinson, Earl / We’re Keepin’ Score in ‘44 / Little Red Book of Protest Songs—We Shall Be Free / Proper
-Sir Lancelot / Atomic Energy / Little Red Book of Protest Songs—We Shall Be Free / Proper
-Guthrie, Woody / Ship in the Sky / Little Red Book of Protest Songs—We Shall Be Free / Proper
-Hill, Bob / Pity the Downtrodden Landlord / Little Red Book of Protest Songs—Patriotic Diggers / Proper
The old-old-oldies set kicks off with a band normally known as the Church Street Five, who backed, among others, Gary US Bonds. They also recorded as Baby Earl and the Trini-Dads when dabbling in Ska, which they do here quite energetically! What follows is a lively mix of Jamaican and international first-generation ska.
In Hour 2, Sherwood gives us the Waters of Minnetonka according to Stanley Black, an 18th-century Penny Lane, spooky business that there wasn’t time for last week (and besides, there’s a Friday the 13th this month_ yaayyyy!), and two Shiina Ringo goodies. The 4-at-4 is all German Ska-Ska-Skandal bands that begin with the letter B, and we have our first movie action-hero Lollipopper in Steven Seagal, teaming up with Lt. Stitchie!
1. Phish- Peaches En Regalia- Vegas 96- Jemp
2. Modest Mouse- Never Ending Math Equation- Building Something Out Of Nothing- Up Records
3. Camper Van Beethoven- Take the Skinheads Bowling- Take The Skinheads Bowling (EP)- Rough Trade
4. Cracker- Low- Kerosene Hat- Virgin
5. Beck- Already Dead- Sea Change- DGC
6. Beastie Boys- B For My Name- The Mix-Up- EMI
7. Paul Simon- Outrageous- Surprise- Warner Bros.
8. Oren Bloedow- Seesaw- self-titled- Knitting Factory Works
9. Doyle Bramhall- Big- Is It News- Yep Roc
10. Lucinda Williams- Changed The Locks- Live @ The Fillmore- Lost Highway
11. The Meters- Cissy Strut medley (excerpt)- Uptown Rulers! Live On the Queen Mary- Rhino
12. Smashing Pumpkins- Soma- Siamese Dream- Virgin
13. The Band- The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down- self-titled- Capitol
14. Mike Bloomfield- Buried Alive In The Blues- Live At The Old Waldorf- Columbia/Legacy
15. James Brown- Untitled Instrumental- Motherlode- Polydor
16. Gang Of Four- Natural’s Not In It- Entertainment- Warner Bros.
17. Blur- Movin’ On- Bustin’ + Dronin’- EMI
18. Old 97’s- Jagged- Fight Songs- Elektra
19. Stephen Malkmus The Jicks- Water And A Seat- Pig Lib- Matador
20. Buckethead- Sanctum- Colma- CyberOctave
21. Monsters Of Folk- Temazcal- self-titled- Shangri La Music
22. fields.- sisters- 7 from the village- Black Lab
23. Fleet Foxes- Mykonos- Sun Giant (EP)- Sub Pop
24. Miles Davis- Honky Tonk (excerpt)- Cellar Door Sessions- Columbia
25. Impossible Party- Expecting To Lose- self-titled- Sanparcopa
26. Phish- Down With Disease- Hoist- Elektra
27. Muse- (Exo-Politics)- Black Holes And Revelations- Warner Bros.
28. Calexico- Pepita- Feast Of Wire- Quarterstick
29. Ben Harper The Innocent Criminals- Steal My Kisses- Burn To Shine- Virgin
30. Rolling Stones- Can’t You Hear Me Knocking- Sticky Fingers- Rolling Stone Records
31. Luna- Ride Into The Sun (excerpt)- Slide (EP)- Elektra