Week after September 3rd, 2021

Songs about equity from Pops Staples, Mavis Staples, Patti Smith, Rhiannon Giddens, Chris Pierce, Shemekia Copeland, and more.


Hour: 1

Pops Staples

Why Am I Treated So Bad

Mavis Staples

Freedom Highway

Rhiannon Giddens


Sweet Honey in the Rock

Another Man Broke His Word

Drive-By Truckers

What it Means

Paula Cole

The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll

Sam Gleaves

Ain't We Brothers?

Amy Ray

Sure Feels Good Anyway

Susan Werner


Nellie McKay

Mother of Pearl

Otis Gibbs

Sputnik Monroe

Hour: 2


Poor Man Blues

Bruce Cockburn

Stolen Land

John Trudell

Hanging from the Cross

Jimmy LaFave


David Massengill

My Name Joe

Chris Pierce

American Silence

Shemekia Copeland

Walk Until I Ride


Reality of the Situation

Mary Gauthier

Mercy Now

Arlo Guthrie

In Times Like These

Eric Bibb

Don't Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down

Patti Smith

People Have the Power