Folk Espresso playlist for 09/07/2009
|Dave Matthews Band||Stolen Away on 55th and 3rd||Stand Up|
|Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds||Sister||Live at Radio City|
|Dave Matthews||Oh||Some Devil|
|Sometymes Why||Joey||Your Heart Is A Glorious Machine|
|Jon Dakota||What Am I Working For||It's the Journey Not the Goal|
|Eliza Gilkyson||Tender Mercies||Land of Milk and Honey|
|The Belleville Outfit||Good as it Gets||Time to Stand|
|Scott Law||Been Along This Road||Living Room|
|Sweetback Sisters||Have You Seen My Chicken||Chicken Ain't Chicken|
|Polka Dot Dot Dot||Wicker Frames||Northwest Folklife Festival - Live 2008|
|Richard Shindell||Parasol Ants||Not Far Now|
|Norman and Nancy Blake||The Sweet Sunny South||Rising Fawn Gathering|
|Arlo Guthrie||Can't Help Falling in Love||In Times Like These|
|Gadzukes!||Sugar Moon||New & Used|
|Jesse Winchester||I'm Gonna Miss You Girl||Love Filling Station|
|Ramblin' Jack Elliott||Grinnin' in Your Face||A Stranger Here|
|Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds||Lie in Our Graves||Live at Radio City|
|Danny Barnes||Ooh La La||Dirt on the Angel|
|Anne Feeney||The Sick Note||Union Maid|
|Suzzy and Maggie Roche||For Those Whose Work Is Invisible||Why the Long Face|
Thanks for listening this morning. Chances are, if you were up THIS early on a holiday, you were working. And if you WERE working, I played a couple of special songs for you, including Jon Dakota's "What Am I Working For?" and that old Irish favorite, done up cute by Anne Feeney, called "The Sick Note." But the most specialest one of all is a favorite of mine by Suzzy and Maggie Roche. It's a warm and lovely prayer for all of us who trod off to the factory, the office, the clinic, the woods, the construction site and earn a buck with no hoopla and hurrah. It's called "For Those Whose Work is Invisible." Here. Read the lyrics. And have a relaxing Labor Day...
for those whose work is invisible
words by Mary Gordon
music by Suzzy
For those who paint the undersides of boats, makers of ornamental drains on roofs too high to be seen; for cobblers who labor over inner soles; for seamstresses who stitch the wrong sides of linings; for scholars whose research leads to no obvious discovery; for dentists who polish each gold surface of the fillings of upper molars; for sewer engineers and those who repair water mains; for electricians; for artists who suppress what does injustice to their visions; for surgeons whose sutures are things of beauty. For all those whose work is for Your eye only, who labor for Your entertainment or their own, who sleep in peace or do not sleep in peace, knowing that their effects are unknown.
Protect them from downheartedness and from diseases of the eye.
Grant them perseverance, for the sake of Your love which is humble, invisible and heedless of reward.