This Land

Posted in Soundtrack of Life on October 18th, 2011 by Mercedes Lackey

Now THIS is the version of “This Land Is Your Land” that I learned.  The reall Woody Guthrie version that pulls no punches.  You go, Tom Morello.

The Preacher and the Slave

Posted in Soundtrack of Life, Uncategorized on October 15th, 2011 by Mercedes Lackey

I cut my teeth on the folk-revival movement in the late 50s and early sixties. I don’t remember when I first heard this, but here it is, sung by the first man who ever sang it in public.  The Preacher and the Slave.

Bread and Roses

Posted in Soundtrack of Life on October 14th, 2011 by Mercedes Lackey

Bread and Roses

This song has always had great meaning for me. “Hearts starve as well as bodies.”

And fixed the link with an even better version, thanks for pointing out it was broken!