Uncontrollable Urge (Music)
Wed May 1st 2013 10.00am–12.00pm
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Geyer Street Sheiks “Sixteen Tons” from Great Dream (B-jam 1993) —Welcome to the annual May Day / International Workers Day Special. Playing Saturday at The Tap Room.Buy it!
Tennessee Ernie Ford “Work Song” from The Ultimate Collection (Razor & Tie 1997) —Recorded in the 50's I beleive. Nat Adderley / Oscar Brown Jr song.Buy it!
Dolly Parton “9 TO 5” from Dplly Parton Box Set (RCA Nashville/Legacy 2009) —1980. Classic film of Office Revolt and Equal Rights.Buy it!
Kilby Snow “Ain't Going to Work Tomorrow” from Masters of Old-time Country Autoharp (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 2006) —Today's music bed.Buy it!
Ewan MacColl “Ballad Of Acounting” from Black And White: The Definitive Ewan MacColl Collection (Cooking Vinyl 1990) —1972, with his wife Peggy Seeger.Buy it!
Marianne Faithfull “Working Class Hero [FCC Clean]” from Broken English (Island 1980) —John Lennon song, done by Faithfull with naughty words removed by me.Buy it!
South Wales Striking Miners Choir “Comrades In Arms” from Shoulder To Shoulder (Ministry Of Power 1985) —Plus the speech by one of the miners, preceding it.Buy it!
Phil Ochs “Links On the Chain” from I Ain't a-Marching Anymore (Ekektra 1965) —A critique of Unions not being broad enough/ inclusive in their struggle and critique.Buy it!
Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock “The Bum Song” from Hallelujah, I'm a Bum! (Rounder www.rounder.com 1990) —1928.Buy it!
Utah Phillips “The Two Bums” from We Have Fed You All A Thousand Years (Philo 1983) —Get ride of the bum on the plush.Buy it!
Utah Phillips “Hallelujah, I'm a Bum!” from We Have Fed You All A Thousand Years (Philo 1983) —Harry McClintock song.Buy it!
The Union Electric “Center of the Storm” from A New World In Our Hearts (Iron Column Records ironcolumnrecords.com/2013/02/01/a-new-world-in-our-hearts-benefit-compilation-for-freedom-books/ 2013) N L —Playing at Blank Space tonight. Also this track is on their TIME IS GOLD CD. This version is on a new benefit download album for Freedom Books in London. They were firebombed by fascists in Feb.Buy it!
The May Day Orchestra “Ragged Flag Blues (From The Shell Of The Old)” from May Day, or Songs For Lucy Parsons (Folk Opera 2009) L —The last song was originally done by this band. Both sung by KDHX's own Tim Rakel.Buy it!
Johnny Cash “One Piece At A Time” from The Essential Johnny Cash (Columbia Legacy 2002) —1976. One of the best sabotage songs.Buy it!
King Missle “Take Stuff From Work” from Mystical Shit / Fluting On the Hump (Shimmy Disc 1990) —1987. But this might be the best one of all. Take a case of white out you might need it.Buy it!
Gruff Rhys “Follow the Sunflower Trail (Theme Tune For A National Strike)” from Hotel Shampoo (Wichita 2011) —Welcome to hour 2 of our May Day Show.Buy it!
Pat Kelly “Workman Song” from Trojan Mod Reggae Vol. 2 Box Set (Trojan Records trojanrecords.com 2005) —1969.Buy it!
Bee Gees “New York Mining Disaster 1941” from Best of Bee Gees, Vol. 1 (Polydor 1969)Buy it!
The Red Rose Girls “Coal Miner Blues” from The Red Rose Girls (Empty Records 2005) —Their version of Carter Family classic mine disaster song.Buy it!
Woody Guthrie “There's A Better World A Comin'” from Bound For Glory (Folkways Records www.folkways.si.edu 1961) —1956.Buy it!
Billy Bragg “The World Turned Upside Down” from Back To Basics (Ekektra 1987)Buy it!
Chumbawamba “The Diggers Song” from English Rebel Songs 1381-1984 (Mute Records 2003) —2 songs about May Day resistance from the 1600s. The Diggers set up their St. George's Hill commune in April of 1649.Buy it!
Paper Town “Wobbly Bit” from A New World In Our Hearts (Iron Column Records ironcolumnrecords.com/2013/02/01/a-new-world-in-our-hearts-benefit-compilation-for-freedom-books/ 2013) N —Support for the oldest anarchist prees/bookstore, founded 1886, year of our Haymarket/May Day.Buy it!
Holiday “The Said We Could Have Everything In The Argos Catalogue” from A New World In Our Hearts (Iron Column Records ironcolumnrecords.com/2013/02/01/a-new-world-in-our-hearts-benefit-compilation-for-freedom-books/ 2013) N —That would be Freedom Books in London. http://www.freedompress.org.uk/news/Buy it!
Skafish “Work Song” from Skafish (I.R.S. 1980)Buy it!
The Members “Goodbye To The Job” from 1980 the Choice is Yours (Virgin 1980)Buy it!
Minutemen “This Ain't No Picnic” from Double Nickels On the Dime (SST 1984) —But it is a picnic https://www.facebook.com/events/512031048854106/?ref=25 Tower Grove Park today at 1pm.Buy it!
The (International) Noise Conspiracy “Up For Sale” from A New Morning, Changing Weather (Epitaph / Burning Heart 2001) —And later tonight at CAMP more May Day: https://www.facebook.com/events/560642090633735/Buy it!
Patti Smith “High On Rebellion” from Easter (Arista 1978) —In town this Sunday May 5.Buy it!
The Union Electric “Out In The Streets” from Out in the Streets/Mysteries of St. Louis 7" (Rankoutsider Records 2013) N L —Tonight at Blank Space with Arrington De Dionyso. As part of many May Day Celebrations.Buy it!
Arrington De Dionyso “Mahkota Kotor” from Maliakat Dan Singa (K 2010) —https://www.facebook.com/events/488917831173489/Buy it!
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