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    Mon, 02 Jul 2007 14:12:45

    Janet Reno Makes Patriotic Mix-Tape - DJ Reno throws it down American-style

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    Janet Reno has made you a mix-tape and it's called Song of America. The 50-song, three CD set alleges to retrace the history of the United States from 1492 to today as told through various contemporary genres like folk and pop music. The former U.S. Attorney General commenced work on the project two years ago by selecting musicians like John Mellencamp, Andrew Bird and the Black Crowes, among many others. The collection will be released September 18 on Thirty Tigers.

    This is the tracklist:

    Earl Bullhead - "Lakota Dream Song"
    Julie Lee - "Once More Our God Vouchesafe To Shine"
    Blind Boys of Alabama - "Let Us Break Bread Together"
    John Wesley Harding - "God Save the King"
    Elizabeth Foster - "Young Ladies in Town"
    Malcolm Holcombe - "The Old Woman Taught Wisdom"
    Ed Pettersen - "The Liberty Song"
    Harper Simon - "Yankee Doodle"
    The Wilders - "Jefferson & Liberty"
    Steven Kowalczyk-Santoro - "Hail Columbia"
    Take 6 - "Star Spangled Banner"
    Beth Nielsen Chapman - "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child"
    Freedy Johnston - "Peg and Awl"
    BR549 - "Sweet Betsy From Pike"
    Will Hill and Jehnean Day Washington - "Trail of Tears"
    Minton Sparks and Pat Flynn - "Declaration of Sentiments"
    Fisk Jubilee Singers - "Go Down Moses"
    Mavericks [ft. Thad Cockrell] - "Dixie's Land"
    Marah - "John Brown's Body"
    Joanna Smith - "Battle Hymn of the Republic"
    Janis Ian - "Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye"
    Tim O'Brien - "Thousands Are Sailing to Amerikay"
    Otis Gibbs - "The Farmer Is the Man"
    Joni Harms - "Home on the Range"
    Jake Shimabukuro - "Stars & Stripes Forever"
    Jen Chapin - "Over There"
    Andrew Bird - "How You Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm"
    Karen Parks - "Lift Every Voice and Sing"
    Danielson - "Happy Days Are Here Again"
    Andy Bey - "Brother Can You Spare a Dime?"
    Jim Lauderdale - "Seven Cent Cotton and Forty Cent Meat"
    Old Crow Medicine Show - "Deportee"
    Suzy Bogguss - "Rosie the Riveter"
    Folk Family Robinson (Black Crowes with Stan Robinson) - "Reuben James"
    Scott Kempner - "Apache Tears"
    Elizabeth Cook and the Grascals - "The Great Atomic Power"
    Devendra Banhart - "Little Boxes"
    The Del McCoury Band - "The Times They Are A-Changin'"
    Kim Richey - "Get Together"
    The Dynamites / Charles Walker - "Say It Loud, I'm Black and I'm Proud"
    Ben Taylor - "Ohio"
    Anthony David - "What's Going On"
    Martha Wainwright - "I Am Woman"
    Matthew Ryan - "Youngstown"
    Bettye LaVette - "Streets of Philadelphia"
    Gary Heffern / Chris Eckman - "Wave"
    Shortee - "The Message"
    Judith Edelman / Neilson Hubbard - "Sleep, My Child (Schlof Mayn Kind)"
    The Wrights - "Where Were You When the World Stopped Turning"
    John Mellencamp - "This Land Is Your Land"

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff
    07.02.07



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