Category Archives: Green Tunes / Protest Songs

(June 6, 2017): MX-80 Sound – PCBs

From the 1977 album, Hard Attack. This was the quick follow up from the debut 1976 EP, Big Hits – Hard Pop From The Hoosiers. As the title indicates, a band out of Indiana that was one of the groups … Continue reading

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(June 5, 2017): Country Joe McDonald – Save The Whales!

From the 1975 album, Paradise With An Ocean View.  Celebrating Earth Day with Country Joe.  An eclectic group of performers on this release, including Trevor Lawrence and Steve Madaio (both played with Paul Butterfield Blues Band), John Rotella (a player … Continue reading

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(May 20, 2017): A-Sides – Nature Girl

From the 2005 12″ single, Nature Girl / Take A Chance.  Jason Cambridge (A-Sides) has been producing music since 1990 and has released well over 500 tracks, including six long players. At one point he was running three record labels. … Continue reading

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(April 22, 2017): Neil Young and Crazy Horse – Be The Rain

Happy Earth Day. This is from the 2003 story album with accompanying DVD, Greendale.  Here is a link to the video of this tune. Save the planet for another day.

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(April 19, 2017): The American Group – Stay Off The Grass

From the 1969 single, Room 222 / Stay Off The Grass.  The American Group (aka The Memphis Boys) appear to have been studio musicians that released two singles as The American Group in 1969 and a promo in 1968.  Both … Continue reading

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(April 3, 2017): Basics – What Ever Happened To The Working Class?

From the 2015 album, The Age of Enlightenment.  Basics is an Australian trio with Kris Schroeder, Tim Heath, and Wally De Backer.  They started recording in 2002, but took a break in 2010 when De Backer’s solo career as Goyte … Continue reading

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(March 31, 2017): Aztec Camera – Good Morning Britain

From the 1990 album, Stray. Thinking about Brexit this morning. Mick Jones is obviously providing the pipes here. Other guests including Paul Carrack and Mickey Gallagher.

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