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WPKN White Rose Political Calendar – November 11, 2019

Welcome to this week’s edition of the White Rose Political Calendar. The calendar takes its name from the White Rose, a resistance group in Nazi Germany that worked to educate and organize opposition to the horrifying agenda of the Third Reich. In the spirit of the White Rose, WPKN offers its weekly Political Calendar in order to give voice to the struggles for political, social, economic and environmental justice. Here are some of the listings for the week of November 11, 2019.

In New Haven, there will be a post-election climate rally on Tuesday, November 12, at 4 p.m. in front of City Hall. The Board of Alders recently passed a Climate Emergency Resolution, and the Mayor-elect has made campaign promises about climate action. A new mayor has just been elected to office, and groups are asking that the resolution be signed, creating a Climate Emergency Task Force. More information about this action is available through Facebook by searching for “New Haven Climate Movement.”

Also on November 12, a panel discussion at New Haven’s Institute Library will address the topic “Coloring Outside the Lines: Race and Religion in American Politics.” This event is being hosted by the Library, the New Haven Review, and “The Editorial Board,” a political blog. “Coloring Outside the Lines” is the first in a new series titled “Politics in Plain English.” The event starts at 7:30, and more information can be found at institutelibrary.org.

Yale University is a member of the Lancet Countdown, a multi-disciplinary collaboration of 27 academic institutions and United Nations agencies from every continent who are dedicated to monitoring the adverse health effects of climate change. On Thursday, November 21, a panel discussion will present findings from the 2019 Lancet Report. This event takes place at Yale’s School of Public Health at noon. More information is available at publichealth.yale.edu/event/61465

United Illuminating has been aggressively removing trees in New Haven’s Westville section and other parts of the state over the past few weeks. UI and other utilities argue that they are protecting power lines in the event of storms. Citizens should know that they have rights to protect trees on their property and in their neighborhood and region. To find out more about the regulations and resources available, check out the The Garden Club of New Haven’s website by going to www.gardenclubofnewhaven.org and click on “Trees and Power.”

Go New Haven Go is working for climate protection through individual action. Their “Back to Cool” campaign encourages commuters to cut their personal carbon emissions by leaving their cars at home on Fridays and biking, walking, or taking public transportation to school or work. Their website is at gonhgo.org.

With reproductive rights being curtailed around the country, the group NARAL continues to lead the fight to protect reproductive rights. More information is at prochoiceamerica.org or, in Connecticut, at prochoicect.org. The group Planned Parenthood is under constant attack everywhere from the halls of Congress to the streets of the many towns and cities where it provides health services. Opportunities for volunteering and action can be found by going to plannedparenthood.org and searching for the location nearest you. The New Haven office hosts a volunteer night every third Wednesday at their Whitney Avenue location, beginning at 5:30. Look for Planned Parenthood of Southern New England on Facebook.

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is on the forefront in the fight for refugee rights, particularly, the ongoing battle over the horrific act of jailing immigrant children who have been separated from their families at the United States border. The ACLU is also involved in a wide array of other battles where constitutional rights are at stake, both nationally and locally. It helps local groups publicize their efforts through the website peoplepower.org. In the past year, the ACLU has helped to facilitate over 12,000 events nationwide. Their Smart Justice campaign hopes “to reduce the U.S. jail and prison population by 50% and to combat racial disparities in the criminal justice system.” This effort can be accessed by going to aclu.org and following the links on the front page.

There are a number of organizations in our local communities working to support immigrant resettlement, housing, and education and, particularly, to protect immigrants who are facing deportation. In New Haven, Unidad Latina en Acción is a grassroots organization of immigrants defending labor, civil, and human rights. They have worked with a number of immigrants who have gone into sanctuary rather than face deportation. Their website is at ulanewhaven.org.

On Long Island, Neighbors in Support of Immigrants, or NISI, works with immigrants in many ways. Their website has further listings of faith groups and others working to protect immigrants at tinyurl.com/supportimmigrants; you can also search for the group on Facebook. Organization Latina Americana, a culture, arts, education, and advocacy group can be found at www.olaofeasternlongisland.org. The group Progressive East End Reformers (PEER) helps immigrants and “Dreamers” and is involved in other issues as well such as advocating for social, racial, environmental, and economic justice for all through electoral politics and activist, issue-oriented engagements. They can be found by searching for PEER/NYPAN on Facebook.

Nationally, the New Sanctuary Movement is forming local chapters of faith groups and their supporters who provide sanctuary to immigrants who are facing imminent deportation. Their website includes a detailed “Rapid Response Toolkit” and a pledge that individuals can sign to commit themselves or their faith organizations to support the sanctuary movement. Their website is at www.sanctuarynotdeportation.org

Amnesty International USA continues to keep working to stop discriminatory immigration bans and other U.S. actions that are endangering basic human rights. Their website is at www.amnestyusa.org. Amnesty International also works on a range of other issues within the United States including abolishing the death penalty, ending gun violence, and protecting the rights of the gay and transgender community.

While Amnesty International fights for human rights abroad, the group Moral Monday Connecticut pushes for equal rights and social and economic justice in the state of Connecticut. Moral Monday is a movement started in North Carolina after their governor and state legislature introduced draconian cuts to education and essential social services. Moral Monday Connecticut can be found online at moralmondayct.org.

The Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence brings together affiliated organizations throughout the state who provide support for victims of assault. The Alliance also advocates policy changes at the state and local level to better protect victims. For instance, they hope to change Connecticut’s statute of limitations for reporting sexual assaults, which is only five years for all but the youngest victims, one of the most restrictive policies in the United States. Their website is at endsexualviolencect.org

New Haven’s Bioregional Group “Connects New Haveners to their life-place,” organizing numerous environmentally-focused activities themselves and promoting activities of like-minded organizations in the region. Their website is newhavenbioregionalgroup.org.

United Illuminating and other utility companies are continuing to needlessly remove roadside trees on private property, arguing that the utilities are protecting power lines in the event of storms. Many groups have protested these tree removals and are working to educate citizens about their rights to protect trees on their own property or in their neighborhood. The Garden Club of New Haven has further information on what individuals can do if they see notices that trees in their area are slated for removal. Go to www.gardenclubofnewhaven.org and click on “Trees and Power.”

Many of WPKN’s public affairs, community programs, and cultural programs are available by podcast. WPKN has a talented and passionate pool of programmers who are deeply curious about the world around them. Their interviews are lively, timely, and a perfect companion for your morning run or afternoon car trip. You can find out more information by going to wpkn.org and clicking on the podcast link. More than ever, community radio stations like WPKN will be essential to provide an outlet for alternative political and cultural points of view.

To list your group’s local, regional or national events, send announcements, one week in advance when possible, to the White Rose Political Calendar, to valrichardson@wpkn.org. This week’s calendar was produced by Valerie and Rod Richardson.

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 11/10/19

  1. The Dyes: Liza Jane – Too Late To Pray: Defiant Chicago Roots (Bloodshot, 2019)
  2. Tunes of Negation: Nowhere Ending Sky – Reach the Endless Sea (Cosmo Rhythmatic, 2019)
  3. Joni Mitchell: Hejira – Hejira (Asylum, 1976)
  4. Kate Tempest: Firesmoke – The Book Of Traps And Lessons (Republic, 2019)
  5. Peter Stampfel & Baby Gramps: Casting My Spell – Outertainment (Red Newt, 2010)
  6. Mikel Rouse Broken Consort: Hardfall – A Walk In the Woods (Club Soda, 1985)
  7. Roy Orbison: Blue Bayou – The Essential (Legacy, 2006)
  8. The Sisters of Mercy: Flood I – Floodland (Elektra, 1987)
  9. Jill Scott: Golden – Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds, Vol. 2 (Hidden Beach, 2004)
  10. Jon Langford’s Hillbilly Lovechild: I Am A Big Town – Too Late To Pray: Defiant Chicago Roots (Bloodshot, 2019)
  11. The Police: Friends – Flexible Strategies (A&M, 2018)
  12. Eddie & the Hot Rods: Ignore Them (Still Life) – Life On the Line (Island, 1977)
  13. Mura Masa and slowthai: Deal Wiv It – single (Anchor Point/Polydor, 2019)
  14. Robyn Hitchcock: Autumn Sunglasses – Robyn Hitchcock (Yep Roc, 2017)
  15. Midival Punditz: Nukhta (Asymetrik Remix) – Nukhta (Crammed, 2019)
  16. Outkast: Dracula’s Wedding (feat. Kelis) – Speakerboxxx / The Love Below (Arista, 2003)
  17. Karl Hector & The Macouns: Orange Man – Kraut Jazz Futurism (Kryptox, 2019)
  18. The Orphan The Poet: All Messed Up – Queen Cobra EP (The Orphan The Poet, 2019)
  19. Brian Eno & John Cale: Lay My Love – Wrong Way Up (All Saints, 1990)
  20. Alarm Will Sound: Blue Calx – Acoustica: Alarm Will Sound Performs Aphex Twin (Cantaloupe, 2005)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Alec Cumming, howard thompson, Martha Willette Lewis, Rich Kaminsky, Rod Richardson, Steve Di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 11/03/19

  1. Bob Dylan: To Be Alone With You (Take 1) – Travelin’ Thru, 1967-1969, The Bootleg Series, Vol. 15 (Columbia, 2019)
  2. The Muffs: On My Own – No Holiday (Omnivore, 2019)
  3. Young Guv: Try Not to Hang on So Hard – Guv II (Run for Cover, 2019)
  4. Natacha Atlas: All The Madness – Strange Days (Whirlwind, 2019)
  5. Todd Snider: Ways and Means – Eastside Bulldog (Aimless, 2016)
  6. Bear Creek: The Rooster – XI (Canyon, 2010)
  7. Neil Young: Think of Me – Colorado (Reprise, 2019)
  8. The Who: All This Music Must Fade – WHO (Interscope, 2019)
  9. The New Piccadillys: You Drive Me Ape – Introducing… (Soundflat, 2014)
  10. Guided by Voices: Heavy Like the World – Sweating the Plague (Guided by Voices, 2019)
  11. Leonard Cohen: Happens To The Heart – Thanks For The Dance (Sony, 2019)
  12. The Ophelias: The Night of Halloween – The Night of Halloween/Overture to Anaconda/Wicked Annabella (Rough Trade, 1987)
  13. Son Volt: Lady Liberty – Union (Transmit Sound, 2019)
  14. Joseph Arthur: Streetcar – Come Back World (Moonage Rebel, 2019)
  15. Stephen Clair: Strange Perfume – Strange Perfume (Rock City, 2019)
  16. Producers For Bob: Bob’s Theme – Bob’s Media Ecology (DOVe, 1992)
  17. Nurse With Wound / Graham Bowers: Apes and Peacocks – Parade (Red Wharf, 2013)
  18. Ron Wood & Ronnie Lane: Rooster Funeral – Mahoney’s Last Stand (ATCO, 1976)
  19. Van Morrison: Early Days – Three Chords and the Truth (Caroline, 2019)
  20. Cindy Lee Berryhill: High Jump – Straight Outta Marysville [Expanded ed.] (Omnivore, 2019)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Eric Cocks, howard thompson, Martha Nachman, Rich Kaminsky, Rob Silber, Rod Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 10/27/19

  1. Zenobia: KSR KSR KSR – single (Crammed, 2019)
  2. Neil Young & Crazy Horse: Think Of Me – Colorado (Reprise, 2019)
  3. Rick Estrin & The Nightcats: House Of Grease – Contemporary (Alligator, 2019)
  4. Beck: Uneventful Days – Hyperspace (Fonograf/Capitol, 2019)
  5. Angel Olsen: New Love Cassette – All Mirrors (Jagjaguwar, 2019)
  6. Allison Moorer: All I Wanted (Thanks Anyway) – Blood (Autotelic, 2019)
  7. Coco Montoya: Lights Are On But Nobody’s Home – Coming in Hot (Alligator, 2019)
  8. Mark Lanegan: Disbelief Suspension – Somebody’s Knocking (Heavenly, 2019)
  9. Donny Hathaway: The Ghetto – The Best of Donny Hathaway (ATCO, 1978)
  10. Bob Andy: Fire Burning – Fire Burning (Trojan, 1995)
  11. Che Apalache: The Wall – Latin Grass (Joe Troop, 2017)
  12. Yola: Lonely The Night – Walk Through Fire (Easy Eye/Nonesuch, 2019)
  13. The Psychedelic Furs: Love My Way – Forever Now (Columbia, 1982)
  14. Eddie 9V: Look Over Yonder Wall – Left My Soul In Memphis (Hubbub!, 2019)
  15. Acid Arab: Électrique Yarghol – Jdid (Crammed, 2019)
  16. Natacha Atlas: Lost Revolutions – Strange Days (Whirlwind, 2019)
  17. The Menzingers: America (You’re Freaking Me Out) – Hello Exile (Epitaph, 2019)
  18. Weezer: The End of the Game – Van Weezer (Crush/Atlantic, 2019)
  19. Brody Buster’s One Man Band: Bad News – Damn! I Spilled The Blues (VizzTone, 2019)
  20. Ben E. King: Supernatural Thing – Supernatural (Atlantic, 1975)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Alec Cumming, David Golden, Eric Cocks, howard thompson, KC Ryan, Mark Mushin, Rich Kaminsky, Rod Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 10/20/19

  1. Samantha Fish: Dirty – Kill Or Be Kind (Rounder, 2019)
  2. Terry Allen: The Radio… And Real Life – Juarez (Paradise of Bachelors, 2016)
  3. X: Delta 88 Nightmare – single (Fat Possum, 2019)
  4. Mikel Rouse: Left In My Life – Living Inside Design (New Tone, 1994)
  5. Anaïs Mitchell: Wedding Song w/Justin Vernon – Hadestown (Righteous Babe, 2010)
  6. Anne-Mari Kivimäki & Palomylly: Killiäinen lemmenlintu – Hämeen lauluja (Kihtinäjärvi, 2019)
  7. Tim Buckley: Buzzin’ Fly – Honeyman [Recorded Live 1973] (Manifesto, 1995)
  8. Ellynne Rey: I Thought I Heard a Hummingbird – The Birdsongs Project (Ellynne Rey, 2019)
  9. The Subdudes: The Perfect Time – Lickskillet (The Subdudes, 2019)
  10. The Muffs: Down Down Down – No Holiday (Omnivore, 2019)
  11. Bodega: Shiny New Model – Shiny New Model (What’s Your Rupture?, 2019)
  12. Kadri Gopalnath: Jagadananda Karaka – Saxophone Indian Style (Oriental, 1986)
  13. Harry Nilsson: Losst And Founnd – Losst And Founnd (Omnivore, 2019)
  14. Apocalyptica: Seemann (feat. Nina Hagen) – Amplified // A Decade of Reinventing the Cello (Universal, 2006)
  15. The Fall: Paintwork – This Nation’s Saving Grace (Beggar’s Banquet, 1985)
  16. Hello Mary: Apple – single (Hello Mary, 2019)
  17. John Coltrane: Naima (Take 1) – Blue World (Impulse!, 2019)
  18. Syd Barrett: Gigolo Aunt – Barrett (Harvest, 1970)
  19. Roxy Music: Amazona – Stranded (Island, 1973)
  20. Anna Rose: Anonymous – The Light Between (White Pony, 2019)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Alec Cumming, David Golden, Eric Cocks, howard thompson, Joseph Celli, Martha Nachman, Rich Kaminsky, Rob Silber, Steve Di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 10/13/19

  1. Little Mack (Simmons): Times Are Getting Tougher – Cadillac Baby’s Bea & Baby Records – The Definitive Collection (Earwig, 2019)
  2. The Hillbilly Moon Explosion: Queen of Hearts (feat. Mark “Sparky” Phillips) – The Sparky Sessions (Freedonia, 2019)
  3. Big Thief: Forgotten Eyes – Two Hands (4AD, 2019)
  4. Kreidler: Eurydike – Flood (Bureau B, 2019)
  5. Kontrust: Dance – Explositive (Napalm, 2014)
  6. AIRO feat. Brulé: Ghost Dance – Tatanka (Buffalo Moon, 2015)
  7. Iris Dement: House Where Nobody Lives – Come On Up To The House: Women Sing Waits (Dualtone, 2019)
  8. Cream: I Feel Free – Fresh Cream (Polydor, 1966)
  9. Motörhead: Overkill – Overkill (Bronze, 1979)
  10. Psychedelic Porn Crumpets: Mundungus – single (Marathon, 2019)
  11. J. Pavone String Ensemble: Brick And Mortar – Brick And Mortar (Birdwatcher, 2019)
  12. Wingless Angels: We Shall Overcome – Wingless Angels (Mindless, 1997)
  13. Toy: Fun City – single (Tough Love, 2019)
  14. Annie Ross: The Time Was Right – Loguerhythms (Esoteric, 2014)
  15. Wilco: Everyone Hides – Ode to Joy (dBpm, 2019)
  16. Indigenous: Healers – Gray Skies (Blues Bureau Int’l, 2017)
  17. Robert Glasper: Treal (feat. Yasiin Bey) – Fuck Yo Feelings (Loma Vista, 2019)
  18. Walrus: Cool to Who – Cool to Who (Outside, 2019)
  19. Bidaia: Amaren Sua – Hitza (Bidaia, 2016)
  20. Micki Free: Wounded Knee (Warrior Version) – American Horse (Native Music Rocks, 2010)

This week’s chart data supplied by: howard thompson, KC Ryan, Mark Mushin, Rich Kaminsky, Rod Richardson, Steve Di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 10/06/19

  1. The Reverse Cowgirls: Hot Dinners – Bag O’ Bones (Northern Cowboy, 2019)
  2. Mega Bog: For the Old World – Dolphine (Paradise of Bachelors, 2019)
  3. The Muffs: Sad Tomorrow – Blonder and Blonder (Reprise, 1995)
  4. The Hu: The Legend of Mother Swan – The Gereg (Eleven Seven, 2019)
  5. Mikel Rouse: Ascending Room – Swingers Castle (ExitMusic, 2019)
  6. Starcrawler: No More Pennies – Devour You (Rough Trade, 2019)
  7. Javier Vargas, Tim Bogert & Carmine Appice (feat. Paul Shortino): Right On – VBA (Roadrunner, 2011)
  8. The Monochrome Set: Throw It Out the Window – Fabula Mendax (Tapete, 2019)
  9. Lost Bayou Ramblers: Amedé Choupique (live) – Asteur (Lost Bayou, 2019)
  10. Pierre Henry: Générique (Thème de Myriam) – Strain Crack & Break: Music From The Nurse With Wound List Volume One (Finders Keepers, 2019)
  11. Fito Y Fitipaldis: Lo Que Siempre Quise Hacer – Huyendo conmigo de mí [Edición Especial] (Discos Radioactivos Organizados, 2015)
  12. Daniel Norgren: Dandelion Time – Whoo Dang (Super Puma, 2019)
  13. Squarepusher: Orient Orange – Hello Everything (Warp, 2006)
  14. The Replacements: Date to Church – Dead Man’s Pop (Rhino, 2019)
  15. The Young Gods: Alabama Song – The Young Gods Play Kurt Weill (Play It Again Sam, 1991)
  16. The New Pornographers: You’ll Need a Backseat Driver – In the Morse Code of Brake Lights (Concord, 2019)
  17. X-Ray Spex: Oh Bondage, Up Yours! – Germfree Adolescents (EMI Int’l, 1978)
  18. Ángel Solar: Mirada De Cuchillo – Angel Solar (Fonocal, 2011)
  19. King Charles & His Orchestra: Bop Cat Stomp – Rhythm ’n’ Bluesin’ by the Bayou – Bop Cat Stomp (Ace, 2019)
  20. Pappo: Blues Del Perro – Blues Local (DBN Discos, 1992)

This week’s chart data supplied by: howard thompson, Mark Mushin, Rich Kaminsky, Rod Richardson, Steve Di Costanzo

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 09/29/19

  1. Michael Kiwanuka: You Ain’t The Problem – single (Polydor, 2019)
  2. Brittany Howard: He Loves Me – Jaime (ATO, 2019)
  3. Michael Gordon: Brainy Woman – Acquanetta (Cantaloupe, 2019)
  4. Little Steven & the Disciples of Soul: Love Again – Summer of Sorcery (Wicked Cool, 2019)
  5. Robyn Hitchcock & Andy Partridge: Turn Me On, Dead Man – Planet England [EP] (Ape House, 2019)
  6. Betsayda Machado & Parranda El Clavo: Oh, Santa Rosa – Loé Loá – Rural Recordings Under The Mango Tree (Odelia Productions, 2017)
  7. Vernon Reid, Elliott Sharp, David Torn: The Sentinel – Guitar Oblique (Knitting Factory Works, 1998)
  8. Stephen Bishop: Like Mother Like Daughter – We’ll Talk About It Later In The Car (BMG Rights Mgmt, 2019)
  9. Jake Clemons: Eyes On The Horizon – Eyes On The Horizon (BFD, 2019)
  10. Jeffrey Lewis & the Voltage: In Certain Orders – Bad Wiring (Don Giovanni, 2019)
  11. Nick Drake: River Man – Five Leaves Left (Island, 1969)
  12. Veronique Sanson: Amoureuse – Amoureuse (Elektra, 1972)
  13. The Last Detail: Killing Time – Places [EP] (Elefant, 2019)
  14. Robbie Robertson: Once Were Brothers – Sinematic (Macrobiotic, 2019)
  15. Phil Hurtt: Boogie City (Rock And Boogie Down special 12″ mix) – For Discos Only: Indie Dance Music From Fantasy & Vanguard Records (1976-1981) (Concord, 2018)
  16. The Stroppies: Cellophane Car – Whoosh (Tough Love, 2019)
  17. Robert Randolph & The Family Band: Simple Man – Brighter Days (Provogue, 2019)
  18. The Hu: Song Of Women – The Gereg (Eleven Seven, 2019)
  19. Rey Sapienz: Entaintenment – Mushoro (Hakuna Kulala, 2019)
  20. Kirsty MacColl: They Don’t Know – The Essential Collection (Stiff, 1993)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Alec Cumming, howard thompson, Rob Silber, Rod Richardson, Steve Di Costanzo

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 09/22/19

  1. Conjunto Tipica Andamarca: Talawal – Puro Tayta Shanti (Little Axe, 2019)
  2. Dorothy Moore: Misty Blue – Misty Blue (Malaco, 1976)
  3. David Borden: Fireflies – Cayuga Night Music (Linden Music, 1993)
  4. Tony Visconti: A Marriage – It’s A Selfie (TVPI, 2019)
  5. Squeeze: Slaughtered, Gutted and Heartbroken – Frank (A&am;M, 1989)
  6. Phonophani: C – Phonophani (Rune Grammofon, 2006)
  7. Rob Laufer: Space and Time – The Floating World (Rob Laufer, 2019)
  8. Sir Douglas Quintet / Doug Sahm and Augie Meyers: Knock on Wood – Live Love (The Texas Re-Cord Co, 1977)
  9. William deVaughan: Be Thankful for What You Got – Be Thankful for What You Got (Roxbury, 1974)
  10. Bob Dylan: I Pity The Poor Immigrant (Take 4) – Travelin’ Thru, 1967-1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 15 (Columbia, 2019)
  11. Aretha Franklin: How I Got Over – Amazing Grace: The Complete Recordings (Rhino/Atlantic, 2019)
  12. Shakey Graves: Tin Man – Can’t Wake Up (Dualtone, 2018)
  13. The Hu: The Same – The Gereg (Eleven Seven, 2019)
  14. Altin Gün: Vay Dünya – Gece (Glitterbeat, 2019)
  15. The Mothers of Invention: Jelly Roll Gum Drop – Cruising With Ruben & the Jets (Verve, 1968)
  16. Allison Moorer: The Rock and The Hill – Blood (Autotelic, 2019)
  17. Lisa Germano: No Color Here – Slide (4AD, 1998)
  18. Michael Gordon: Mad Scientist – Acquanetta (Cantaloupe, 2019)
  19. Lawrence: Make A Move – Living Room (Same Wavelength, 2018)
  20. Jackie Moore: Sweet Charlie Babe – Sweet Charlie Babe (Atlantic, 1973)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Binnie Klein, Eric Cocks, howard thompson, Martha Nachman, Rod Richardson, Steve Di Costanzo

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 09/15/19

  1. Los Wembler’s De Iquitos: Cosa muy rica – Visión del Ayahuasca (Barbès, 2019)
  2. Los Aggrotones: In The Rain (feat. Derrick Harriott) – Right Now (Acid Jazz, 2019)
  3. Amadou & Mariam and the Blind Boys of Alabama: From Bamako to Birmingham – single (Because, 2019)
  4. Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3: Saturday Groovers – Goodnight Oslo (Yep Roc, 2009)
  5. The Ramones: Bonzo Goes to Bitburg – Animal Boy (Sire, 1986)
  6. Los Jilgueros de Huando: Chinchi Chaka – Puro Tayta Shanti (Little Axe, 2019)
  7. Jimmy McGriff & Junior Parker: The Inner Light – The Dudes Doin’ Business (Capitol, 1970)
  8. Dick Gaughan & Andy Irvine: My Back Pages/Afterthoughts – Parallel Lines (Green Linnet, 1982)
  9. McKinney’s Cotton Pickers: Zonky – McKinney’s Cotton Pickers (1928-1930): The Band Don Redman Built (Bluebird, 1990)
  10. Al Lover: Mark E. Moon – single (Höga Nord, 2019)
  11. Justin Townes Earle: Flint City Shake It – The Saint of Lost Causes (New West, 2019)
  12. Whyte Horses: Ça Plane Pour Moi – single (CRC, 2019)
  13. Ustad Saami: My Beloved Is On The Way – God Is Not A Terrorist (Glitterbeat, 2019)
  14. Motörhead: Snaggletooth – No Remorse (Bronze, 1984)
  15. Michael Kiwanuka: Black Man in a White World – Love & Hate (Polydor, 2016)
  16. Lucy Dacus: Forever Half Mast – single (Matador, 2019)
  17. Curtis Mayfield: Readings In Astrology (Demo) – Curtis! (Deluxe Ed.) (Rhino, 2000)
  18. Bill Frisell: Is That You? – Is That You? (Elektra Musician, 1990)
  19. Xylouris White: Tree Song – The Sisypheans (Drag City, 2019)
  20. Sex Pistols: Anarchy In the UK – Never Mind the Bollocks Here’s the Sex Pistols (Warner Bros., 1977)

This week’s chart data supplied by: howard thompson, KC Ryan, Rod Richardson, Steve Di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 09/08/19

  1. Tom Euler: Played Your Part – Blues Got My Back (Tom Euler, 2019)
  2. Michael Gordon: Celluloid World – Acquanetta (Cantaloupe, 2019)
  3. The Psychedelic Porn Crumpets: Found God In A Tomato – High Visceral {Part One} (Rhubarb, 2016)
  4. Kate Tempest: People’s Faces – The Book of Traps and Lessons (American Recordings, 2019)
  5. Billy Bragg: Some Days I See The Point – England, Half English (Elektra, 2002)
  6. Kelly’s Lot: Alyssa – Can’t Take My Soul (Kelly’s Lot, 2019)
  7. Cyrus Chestnut: Gymnopédie No. 1 – Kaleidoscope (HighNote, 2018)
  8. Olivia Jean: Night Owl – Night Owl (Third Man, 2019)
  9. Belly: Shiny One – Dove (Belly Touring, 2018)
  10. Gaye Su Akyol: Laziko – İstikrarlı Hayal Hakikattir (Glitterbeat, 2018)
  11. Burning Spear: Slavery Days – Marcus Garvey (Island, 1975)
  12. Dualist Inquiry: Isoterra – Doppelganger (Dualism/Bandcamp.com, 2013)
  13. Lou Christie Sacco: Paint America Love – Paint America Love (Buddah, 1971)
  14. The Naked Sun: Secret We Both Know – single (The Naked Sun, 2019)
  15. Big Audio Dynamite: E=MC² – This Is Big Audio Dynamite (Columbia, 1985)
  16. Hamell On Trial: Big As Life – Big As Life (Mercury, 1995)
  17. Jesse Malin: Strangers & Thieves (w/Billie Joe Armstrong) – Sunset Kids (Wicked Cool, 2019)
  18. The National: Nobody Else Will Be There – Sleep Well Beast (4AD, 2017)
  19. Ash Grunwald: Trouble’s Door (feat. Mahalia Barnes & Kim Wilson) – Mojo (Bloodlines, 2019)
  20. The Budos Band: Veil Of Shadows – The Budos Band V (Daptone, 2019)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Binnie Klein, howard thompson, KC Ryan, Mark Mushin, Rich Kaminsky, Rod Richardson, Terry Hopper

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 09/01/19

  1. Frank Turner: The Lioness – No Man’s Land (Polydor, 2019)
  2. David Moss: Shuffle – Dense Band (Moers Music, 1985)
  3. Valerie June: Cosmic Dancer – single (Fantasy, 2019)
  4. The Hu: Great Chinggis Khaan – The Gereg (Eleven Seven, 2019)
  5. Robbie Robertson: Let Love Reign – Sinematic (Macrobiotic/UMG, 2019)
  6. The Gun Club: John Hardy – Miami (Animal, 1982)
  7. The Stooges: Fun House – Fun House (Elektra, 1970)
  8. Todd Reynolds: The Solution – Outerborough (Innova, 2011)
  9. Giant Sand: Reptilian – Recounting The Ballads Of Thin Line Men (Fire, 2019)
  10. Björk Guðmundsdóttir & Tríó Guðmundar Ingólfssonar: Kata Rokkar – Gling-Gló (Smekkleysa/One Little Indian, 1990)
  11. that dog.: If You Just Didn’t Do It – Old LP (UME, 2019)
  12. Moondog: Marimba Mondo – Elpmas (Kopf, 2019)
  13. Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band: Clear Spot – Clear Spot (Reprise, 1972)
  14. Elbow: Dexter & Sinister – Giants of All Sizes (Polydor, 2019)
  15. The Fugs: Nothing – Electromagnetic Steamboat: The Reprise Recordings (Rhino, 2001)
  16. P.P. Arnold: Baby Blue – The New Adventures Of P.P. Arnold (EarMusic 2019)
  17. Frank Zappa: Watermelon in Easter Hay – Guitar (Barking Pumpkin, 1988)
  18. Robert Randolph & The Family Band: Simple Man – Brighter Days (Provogue, 2019)
  19. Xenia Rubinos: Should I Stay Or Should I Go? – single (Anti-, 2019)
  20. The Decemberists: Everything Is Awful – I’ll Be Your Girl (Capitol, 2018)

This week’s chart data supplied by: howard thompson, Joseph Celli, Martha Willette Lewis, Rich Kaminsky, Rob Silber, Rod Richardson, Steve Di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson