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Playlist for May 05, 2009

THEME: Candy Man Songs
Mississippi John Hurt - 1928 Candy Man Blues - 2:48 from 2002's Americana Roots Songbook: Traditional Blues
Reverend Gary Davis - 1957 Candy Man - 2:32 from 2003's Smithsonian Folkways Classic Blues
Roy Orbison - Candy Man (Fred Neil/Beverly "Ruby" Ross) - 2:45 from 1992's His Greatest Hits
Donovan - Candy Man (Rev. Gary Davis) - 3:25 from 1973's Early Treasures
The Grateful Dead - Candy Man - 5:12 from 1970's American Beauty
Cornershop - Candyman - 3:49 from 1997's When I Was Born for the 7th Time
Steve Earle & Justin Earle - Candyman (John Hurt) - 2:20 from 's Avalon Blues
Rising Sons w/Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder - Candy Man (Rev. Gary Davis) - 2:07 from 1992's Rising Sons

Still active and occasionally touring, the king of folk music just turned 90 this past weekend. Pete Seeger began his musical career in the 1940's as a member of the Almanac Singers then the Weavers. In the 50's he refused to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee and almost went to prison for it. He was a pioneer of protest music in the 60's in response to the Vietnam war, continuing in that vein for civil rights and environmental causes until the present. He helped penned some classic tunes that influenced generations of folk musicians. Pete Seeger released many dozens of albums over a highly prolific lifetime.

Gypsy Davy (Traditional) - 4:59 from 2003's American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 3
False Knight Upon the Road (Traditional) - 3:02 from 1962's The Bitter and the Sweet
East Virginia Blues (A.P. Carter) - 3:34 from 1974's The World of Pete Seeger
Barbara Allen (Traditional) - 2:51 from 2003's American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 2
Garbage - 4:07 from 1979's Circles and Seasons
Hole in the Bucket (Traditional) - 2:17 from 2006's American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 4
Mary Wore Her Red Dress (Alan Lomax/John Lomax Sr.) - 2:08 from 1960's Song and Play Time
Turn Turn Turn - 3:08 from 1967's Pete Seeger's Greatest Hits
Goodnight Irene (Leadbelly) - 3:43 from 2002's American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 1

The Devil Makes Three - All Hail - 4:01 from 2009's Do Wrong Right
The Gentle Guest - Down At The Still - 2:15 2008's We Are Bound To Save Some Souls Tonight
16 Horsepower - Heel On The Shovel - 2:43 from 1994's Olden
Freakwater - Little Black Train (Woody Guthrie) - 2:07 from 1995's Old Paint
Greencards - The Avenue - 2:57 from 2009's Fascination
Stefan Grossman, Danny Kalb, Steve Katz - Glory Of Love (Billy Hill) - 2:29 from 2007's Played A Little Fiddle
Robyn Hitchcock - Balloon Man - 3:33 from 1988's Globe of Frogs
The Sparks - This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Us - 3:06 from 1974's Kimono My House
MGMT - Time To Pretend - 4:21 from 2008's Oracular Spectacular

Samantha Crain & The Midnight Shivers - Songs In The Night - 2:40 from 2009's Songs In The Night
Indigo Girls - Romeo And Juliet (Mark Knopfler) - 4:46 from 1992's Rites Of Passage
Bat For Lashes - Sleep Alone - 4:03 from 2009's Two Suns
Laura Veirs - Don't Lose Yourself - 4:03 or Cast A Hook In Me - 3:21 from 2007's Saltbreakers
Mia Riddle - Echo - 3:49 from 2009's Tumble And Drag

Camper Van Beethoven - All Her Favorite Fruit - 5:14 from 1989's Key Lime Pie
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - I Am Goodbye - 2:21 from 2009's Beware