Here's a slice of music to mark this historic day in the history of the United States of America, full of hope as we look ahead to better times. Children starting school today will never remember an America where it was not possible for a person of color to be president.
Here's what you'll hear today (direct download here):
Jude Johnstone: "Free Man (demo)" (played with deep appreciation to the artist)
R-Three: "Something to Believe In" (from the Something to Believe In EP) (originally featured in Mental Nomad Podcast 19)
Walter "Wolfman" Washington and the Roadmasters: "This Land Is Your Land" (Podshow)
Movin' Melvin Brown: "I Have a Dream (Obama dream theme song)" (Ariel Publicity) (originally featured in Mental Nomad Podcast 122)
KaiserCartel: "Okay" (from the album Okay - And Other Things We Feel) (courtesy of Mood Indigo Entertainment)
Manze Dayila and the Nago Nation: "Change (The Barack Obama Song)" (Ariel) (originally featured in Mental Nomad Podcast 117)
The Brilliant Mistakes: "The Circle's Not Broken" (Ariel)
Rachel Griffin: "This Beautiful Day, Today" (from her Web site) (originally featured in Mental Nomad Podcast 112)
James Talley: "This Land Is Your Land" (IODA Promonet)
Golden Boy: "Congratulations, Barack Obama" (Podshow)
Douglas Spotted Eagle: "America the Beautiful" (Podshow) (originally featured in Mental Nomad Podcast 36)
Jude Johnstone: "Mr. Sun" (from the album Mr. Sun)
(Total play time: 46:52)
The IODA-sponsored track may be downloaded below for as long as the promotion lasts.
"This Land Is Your Land" (mp3)
from "Woody Guthrie & Songs of My Oklahoma Home"
(Cimarron Records, Inc.)
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