Since late March 2020, PMN members have gathered online every week to share inspiring music that lifts our spirits.  Many of the songs being shared address the new world we're living in now because of the pandemic.  Find links below to the lyrics and video from these events!

 Friday, May 15:

1. 7:30 PM: Ben Grosscup (Welcome); Charlie King (Intro); Eve Goldberg (John Prine Tribute and Introduction)
2. 7:40 PM: John McCutcheon – Tribute song to Prine
3. 7:45 PM: Rosalyn Dennett & Rob McLaren – "Spanish Pipedream"
4. 7:50 PM: Eve Goldberg – "You Got Gold"
5. 7:55 PM: Andy Gricevich – "Come Back To Us Barbara Lewis"
6. 8:00 PM: Charlie King – "Six O'Clock News"
7. 8:05 PM: Lindsey Wilson – "Angel from Montgomery"
8. 8:10 PM: Tony Turner – "Boundless Love"
9. 8:15 PM: Marcia Taylor – "Speed of the Sound of Loneliness"
10. 8:20 PM: Rick Burkhardt – "Fish & Whistle"
11. 8:25 PM: Deborah Silverstein – "Somewhere Someone’s Falling in Love"
12. 8:30 PM: Hugh Hanley – "That's the Way World Goes Round"
13. 8:35 PM: Ken Curtin – "Egg & Daughter Night"
14. 8:40 PM: Cathy & Marcie – "Dear Abby"
15. 8:45 PM: Bev Grant – "Sam Stone"
16. 8:50 PM: Lynn Harrison – "Souvenirs"
17. 8:55 PM: Connie Kaldor – "Paradise"
18. 9:00 PM: Reggie Harris – "Hello In There"
19. 9:05 PM: Tret Fure – "Crazy as a Loon"
20. 9:10 PM: Peach Hampton – "My Darlin' Hometown"
21. 9:15 PM: John McCutcheon – "Unwed Fathers"
22. 9:20 PM: John O'Connor – "Late John Garfield Blues "
23. 9:25 PM: Annie Patterson – "Your Flag Decal Won't Get You Into Heaven"

 Thursday, May 7:

1. 7:35 PM Jane Moore, Silver Spring, MD – "Holding on to you from a distance"
2. 7:40 PM Andrew Shapiro, West Hurley, NY – "Sing To Me Now"
3. 7:45 PM Deborah Silverstein, Cambridge, MA – "Corona Blues"
4. 7:50 PM Steve Suffet, Sunnyside, NY – "Troubled Waters Rising"
5. 7:55 PM Lydia Davis, Beacon, NY – "The Uninvited Guest"
6. 8:00 PM Joel Landy, Kew Gardens, NY – "Governments Lie Governments Kill Governments Die"
7. 8:05 PM Julie Beutel, Detroit, MI – "Low to the Ground (by Libby Roderick)"
8. 8:10 PM Ben Grosscup, Greenfield, MA – "We Just Come to Work Here (revised)"
9. 8:15 PM Betsy Rose, Berkeley, CA – "Without My Mother"
10. 8:20 PM Don Billings, East Northport, NY – "Cabin Fever Song"
11. 8:25 PM Di Morgan, Sarasota, FL – "These Hands by David Gunning"
12. 8:30 PM Barry Kornhauser, Brooklyn, NY – "new composition (untitled so far)"
13. 8:35 PM Jenny Amanda Hurwitz, New York, NY – "TBD"
14. 8:40 PM Ryc Ward, Rosendale, NY – "All In the Band"
15. 8:45 PM Louise Hetzler, Westborough, MA – "The Last Ragman"
16. 8:50 PM Marc Hecker, Albany, NY – "Eve of Destructon by Barry McGuire"
17. 8:55 PM Jaren Hailey, MD
18. 9:00 PM Barbara Stahler-Sholk, West Roxbury, MA – "Wonderful World"

19. 9:05 PM Distinguished Professor & Doctor ELYAS ISAACS PHD DPH DCJC MD, New York, NY – "Medley Of When You're Smiling & Anytime"
20. 9:10 PM Steve Siegelbaum, Bronx, NY – "Troublemakers"
21. 9:15 PM Barbara Gardiner, Davidson, NC – "Zoomin' Tonight"

 Friday, May 1: International Workers' Day

1.  7:35 PM: Paddy Mills, ME– "Bayview Massacre"
2.  7:40 PM: Elise Bryant, Washington, DC– "Love Will Guide Us"
3.  7:45 PM: Joe Jencks, IL– "Winnipeg 1919"
4.  7:50 PM: Josh Feintuch, Brooklyn, NY– "The Internationale"  (COLLABORATIVE VIDEO)
5.  7:55 PM: Jendog Lonewolf, Brooklyn, – "Talkin' Union” (Revised)
6.  8:00 PM: Tom Juravich, MA– "Rise Again"
7.  8:05 PM: Si Kahn, Charlotte, NC– "Go To Work On Monday"
8.  8:10 PM: Miriam Anderson (Seattle Labor Chorus), Seattle, WA– "Hold the Fort" (COLLABORATIVE VIDEO)
9.  8:15 PM: Ben Grosscup, Greenfield, MA– "Nancy on the Med Surg Floor"
10.  8:20 PM: Bev Grant, Brooklyn, NY– "We Were There"
11.  8:25 PM: George Mann, Ithaca, NY– "We Just Come to Work Here"
12.  8:30 PM: Charlie King, SHELBURNE FALLS, MA– "Work in progress"
13.  8:35 PM: Terry Leonino, NY– "The Rebel Girl"
14.  8:40 PM: David Tarlo, Brooklyn, NY– "We Have Fed You All" (COLLABORATIVE VIDEO)
15.  8:45 PM: Chet Gardiner, Captain Cook, HI– "The Preacher and the Slave"
16.  8:50 PM: Greg Artzner, NY– "Canton, 1918"
17.  8:55 PM: Jenny Brown, New York, NY– "Power in a Union” (Billy Bragg)
18.  9:00 PM: Paul McKenna, Corvallis, OR– "We Just Come to Work Here, We Don't Come to Die” (Revised)
19.  9:05 PM: Luci Murphy, Washington, DC– "The Internationale" (Lyrics by Billy Bragg)
20.  9:10 PM: Paul Baker, Managua, Nicaragua– "Frrrappuccino, Crrrappuccino! (A Nicaraguan Coffee Picker Comes to Starbux)"
21.  9:15 PM: Dada Veda, Urbana, IL– "We Don't Need No Billionaires"
22.  9:20 PM: Per Wiger, MN– "The Harlan County Miners"
23.  9:25 PM: Pat Lamanna, NY– "Salvadore Allende's Last Words"
24.  9:30 PM: Anne Price, Bronx, NY– "Song of the Lower Classes"

Thursday, April 23

1. 7:35 PM Fred Arcoleo, NY– "Poison"
2. 7:40 PM Pat Lamanna, NY– "Sunshine"
3. 7:45 PM DeWitt Crosby, NC– "Just a Tree"
4. 7:50 PM L Pinetree, NY– ""
6. 8:00 PM Betsy Rose, CA– "All The Time In The World"
7. 8:05 PM Ben Grosscup, MA– "This Changes Everything"
8. 8:10 PM Scott Cook, Canada– "Pass It Along"
9. 8:15 PM Louise Hetzler, MA– "Keep Your Dreams Alive"
10. 8:20 PM Paul Goldman, MA– "Ok, A Song To The Future"
11. 8:25 PM Jim Scott, MA– "We Are the Earth"
12. 8:30 PM Joanie Calem, OH– "Mother Earth and Father Sky"
13. 8:35 PM Don Billings, NY– "(poem) Before it's too Late"
14. 8:40 PM Liz aka Violizzy Taub, NY– "We Are the Sea"
15. 8:45 PM Jeff Vogel, NY– "Blessed is Our Planet Earth"
16. 8:50 PM Lydia Davis, NY– "Song of Life"
17. 8:55 PM Verne McArthur, MA– "Just A Little"
18. 9:00 PM ted warmbrand, AZ– "?"
19. 9:05 PM Bonnie Lockhart, CA– "Ballad of Greta Thunberg"
20. 9:10 PM Ryc Ward, NY– "The Talking Math Blues!"
21. 9:15 PM Paul Kaplan, MA– "The Answer"
22. 9:20 PM Marcia Boyd, CA– "Do It Now"
23. 9:25 PM Sarah Pirtle, MA– "Sacred Earth"

Friday, April 17

1. Anne Price - Bronx, NY– WITCH HAZEL
2. Marcia Taylor - NORTH PROVIDENCE, RI– We Are the Village
3. Bill & Eli Perras - DeLand, FL– The Light That Shines on Me
4. Ruben Gonzalez - , – The Very Hungry Caterpillar
5. Luci Murphy - Washington, DC– El Sombrero Azul
6. Harvey Newman - West Palm Beach, FL– Leaving Believing
7. Jendog Lonewolf - Brooklyn, – Outside of My Self
8. Stephen Deasy - , – Keep Your Distance
9. Bonnie Lockhart - Oakland, CA– Care
10. Miles Megaciph Thomas - Mobile, AL– Everybody Arise
11. Tobie Hoffman - Philadelphia, PA– Come Sing With Me
12. Paul McKenna - Corvallis, OR– A CRUEL VIRUS
13. Marcie Boyd - Berkeley, CA– Here we are
14. Bruce Wright - Lewisburg, TN– Nature in a Cage
15. Adele Rolider - NYC, – HEALING CHANT
16. Jan Luby - , – Love Online
17. Marc Hecker - Albany, NY– Wheels of a Dream
18. Mary Lutz - Brooklyn, NY– Cautionary Song
19. Steve Siegelbaum - , – No Need For This Song
20. Sally Campbell - New York, NY– Face and Befriend
21. Joel Landy - Kew Gardens, NY– I Am Corona Virus
22. Distinguished Professor & Doctor ELYAS FRAENKEL ISAACS PHD DPH DCJC MD - New York, NY– KEEP ON THE SUNNY SIDE WITH VERSE FOR THE CRISIS

Thursday, April 9

1. 7:35 PM – Ryc Ward – Rosendale, NY– "The People Song!"
2. 7:40 PM – Luci Murphy – Washington, DC– "No More Auction Block" (Remembering Paul Robeson b. April 9, 1898)
3. 7:45 PM – Anne Price – Bronx, NY– "Hard Road"
4. 7:50 PM – Ben Grosscup – Greenfield, MA– "The American Idolization of Song"
5. 7:55 PM – Sally Campbell – New York, NY– "To be Announced"
6. 8:00 PM – Huayra Forster – Alexandria, VA – "Puertas Abiertas"
7. 8:05 PM – Jenny Amanda Hurwitz – New York, NY– "The Spanish Flu"
8. 8:10 PM – Steve Suffet – Sunnyside, NY– "Next Year In a City of Peace"
9. 8:15 PM – Marcia Taylor – NORTH PROVIDENCE, RI– "I'm Cleaning Out My Mind"
10. 8:20 PM – Chris Owens – Brooklyn, NY– "My Tower"
11. 8:25 PM – Louise Hetzler – Westborough, MA– "Pandemic"
12. 8:30 PM – Rev STORM – Greenfield, MA– "Could Be" (poem ) / "In The Rain" (song)
13. 8:40 PM – Harvey Newman – West Palm Beach, FL– "Wake Up!"
14. 8:35 PM – Joel Landy – Kew Gardens, NY– "Governments Lie. Governments Kill. And Governments Die."
15. 8:40 PM – Jenny Brown – New York, NY– "Sing About These Hard Times" (By Peggy Seeger)
16. 8:45 PM – Paul Kaplan – Amherst, MA– "We Shall Stay Here"
17. 8:50 PM – Karin Grosscup – Minneapolis, MN– "Quarantining at Home"

Friday April 3

1. 7:35 PM –Barry Oreck– Brooklyn, NY– "A Simple Song"
2. 7:40 PM –Bruce and Linda Pollack-Johnson– Philadelphia, PA– "We Will Not Stop Singing" (by Lily and Abigail Chapin)
3. 7:45 PM – Ben Grosscup– Greenfield, MA– "No More Sacrifice Zones"
4. 7:50 PM –Joanie Calem– , OH– "Everything Will Be Alright"
5. 7:55 PM –Fred Arcoleo– New York, NY– ""All That It Takes""
6. 8:00 PM –Paul McKenna– Corvallis, OR– "A HARD RAIN’S A-GONNA FALL (updated words)"
7. 8:05 PM –Pat Lamanna– Hyde Park, NY– "We Will Survive"
8. 8:10 PM –Mark Levy– Florence, OR– "Our Lives Will Go On"
9. 8:15 PM –Laurie Siegel– Beacon, NY– "Same Water"
10. 8:20 PM –Harvey Newman– West Palm Beach, FL– "Wake Up!"
11. 8:25 PM –Sarah Pirtle– Shelburne Falls, MA– "Untitled"
12. 8:30 PM –Paul Baker– Managua, – "Ode to Earth"
13. 8:35 PM –Laura Simon– Wilder, – "WE GOT CORONA VRUS HERE (or) CORONA VIIRUS JAZZ"
14. 8:40 PM –Roy Gamse– Arlington, VA– "The Widening Divide (I Had To Let Her Go)"
15. 8:45 PM –Nancy Schimmel– Berkeley, CA– "Open Your Windows and Sing"
16. 8:50 PM –Patrick DeSimio– Las Cruces, NM– "It's Only All Together We Go"
17. 8:55 PM –Phat Man Dee– Pittsburgh, PA– "Save You, Save Me"
18. 9:00 PM –CANCELLED
19. 9:05 PM –Liz Taub– New York, NY– "Coronavirus"
20. 9:10 PM –CANCELLED
21. 9:15 PM –Will Fudeman– Ithaca, NY– "Why Bother?"
22. 9:20 PM –Joel Landy– Kew Gardens, NY– "Covid-19"
23. 9:25 PM –Steve Siegelbaum– NYC, – "If A Song"

Friday, March 27

1) 7:35 PM – Ben Grosscup (Greenfield, MA)  "Let's Build a Socialist System"
2) 7:40 PM – Barbara Gardiner (Davidson, NC)  "Your Money or My Life"
3) 7:45 PM – Verne McArthur (Springfield, MA)  "Love Is The Water"
4) 7:50 PM – Susan Rogers (Takoma Park, MD)  "Hit the Road Trump (parody of Ray Charles Hit the Road Jack)"
5) 7:55 PM – Distinguished Professor & Doctor ELYAS ISAACS PHD DPH DCJC MD (NYC, NY)  "KEEP ON THE SUNNY SIDE WITH EXTRA ORIGINAL VERSE"
6) 8:00 PM – Richard Johnson (Springfield, MA)  "Untitled Poem"
7) 8:05 PM – Alison Frost (Truxton, NY)  "There's No Crisis to Waste"
8) 8:10 PM – Will Fudeman (Ithaca, NY)  "It Isn't Nice"
9) 8:15 PM – Jendog Lonewolf (NYC, )  "State of the Whirled"
10) 8:20 PM – Terry Kitchen (Boston, MA)  "Life Is Hard Enough"
11) 8:25 PM – Charlie King (SHELBURNE FALLS, MA)  "You Can Never Fail"
12) 8:30 PM – Lydia Davis (Beacon, NY)  "A Tribute To Steve Goodman (Can we start over again)"
13) 8:35 PM – Dave Gott (, )  "Safe Sheltered Place"
14) 8:40 PM – Paul Goldman (Marlborough, MA)  "Half A Moon"
15) 8:45 PM – Colleen Kattau (Cortland, NY)  "Raiz or Who am i to run"
16) 8:50 PM – Ryc Ward (Rosendale, NY)  "The People Song"
17) 8:55 PM – Jenny Amanda Hurwitz (New York, NY)  "Will Decide"
18) 9:00 PM – David Tarlo (Brooklyn, NY)  "How Can I Keep from Singing"
19) 9:05 PM – Paul McKenna (Corvallis, OR)  "Six Feet Apart"
20) 9:10 PM – Luci Murphy (Washington, DC)  "TBA"
21) 9:15 PM – Alan Cohen (Washington, DC)  "The Preacher and the Slave by Joe Hill"
22) 9:20 PM – Bev Grant (, )  "The Corona Virus Covid 19 Blues"
23) 9:25 PM – Joel Landy (NYC, NY)  "The Spaces In Between"
24) 9:30 PM – Steve Suffet (NYC, NY)  "This Might Be the Last Time"

25)– Steve Siegelbaum (, )  "Rise Up And Resist"

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