In the tradition of Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and many others I have written contemporary words to old familiar tunes.
Song #1 “Going Down the Road Feeling Good” – (original music – Woody Guthrie) New words to encourage good vibes for those struggling to bring about social justice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXvrQqXzPbs&index=4&t=0s&list=PLOyRYerTUWm1wWx0rABevP5sOfMkRgmtp
Song #2 “We Threw It All Away” – (original music – Bob Dylan) New verses that advocate for a strong defense of our democracy at a time when it seems to be under assault. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9SYnw1IJKU&t=0s&list=PLD31BC21FB0FC09BF&index=34
Song #3 “When Georgie Goes Marchin’ Home” – (original music – Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore) This song takes us on a surreal tour of the Bush Administration and its many misadventures. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6daf5fxoLtI&index=1&list=PLD31BC21FB0FC09BF
Song #4 “Donald and Omarosa” – (original music – John Prine) A parody that tells the story of Donald Trump and Omarosa.
Song #5 “This Land Needs Care from You and Me” – (original music – Woody Guthrie) A re-write of the famous song “This Land” that emphasizes our need to be better stewards of planet earth. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrVtRJJg4io&list=PLD31BC21FB0FC09BF&index=24
Song #6 “Rochester Roots Had a Farm” – (Traditional) Some new fun words to a traditional children’s song.
Song #7 “So Long It’s Been Good Know Ya” – (original music – Woody Guthrie) Some new words to one of Woody’s classics from 1940.
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