Thursday, May 24, 2007

Songs for memorial day

You'll hear a lot of the Star Spangled Banner, and some Souza marches if you go to the parades. And likely the radio will be playing some patriotic country crap.

If you want some moving music, that will motivate you to work against the need to celebrate Memorial Day (without war we wouldn't need it), check these out.

Pete Seeger

Bring 'Em Home
Waist Deep in the Big Muddy

Jason Isbell (formerly of Drive-by Truckers)
Dress Blues

Richard Thompson
'Dad's Gonna Kill Me

Dan Bern
After the Parade Is Over

The Pogues/Eric Bogle
The Band Played Waltzing Matilda

Eric Bogle
Green Fields of France

Mark Erelli

Bruce Springsteen

Devils and Dust

Phil Ochs/Black 47/Richard Thompson
I Ain't Marchin' Anymore

Buffy Ste. Marie
Universal Soldier

Roy Zimmerman


Eliza Gilkyson
Highway 9

Iris Dement
There's A Wall In Washington

Michael Jerling
Long Black Wall

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