Kim Ruehl, editor of the quarterly roots music journal No Depression, joined Cindy Howes for a guest DJ hour on Folk Alley to talk about the new in-print issue. No Depression starting printing quarterly editions last year, each having its own theme. The Fall ‘Speak Up!’ issue focuses on musicians who are known for speaking up about injustices around the world.
Kim shared music from artists who are featured in the latest edition and talked about their various contributions.
Kim Ruehl’s Guest DJ selections:
Indigo Girls – “Rise of the Black Messiah”
John Prine – “Paradise”
The Weavers – “Goodnight Irene”
Woody Guthrie – “This Land Is Your Land”
Ani DiFranco – “Woe Be Gone”
Fantastic Negrito – “Working Poor”
Hamell on Trial – “Happiest Man in the World”
Anais Mitchell – “Why We Build the Wall”
Kaia Kater – “Rising Down”
Aki Kumar – “Bombay Stroll”
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