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Occupy This Album (May 8 2-4pm)

Music For Occupy is in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street, and all proceeds above board attained through the production and distribution of “Occupy This Album: a compilation of music by, for and inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement and the 99%” will go directly towards the needs of sustaining this growing movement. A portion of the proceeds of ticket sales will also go to the Occupy Wall Street movement

99 Songs, 99 Artist plus 1 = 100% Let's unite and come to understanding of how to make the world better economically together. Pledge $75 and get Jon Braman's The 99 Mp3 making it 100 artists.

For a pledge of $50 you will get the 4 disc album.

Track List:

Disc 1

  • Something's Got to Give - Matt Pless
  • Come On, Come On, Come On - Jackson Browne
  • Occupation Freedom - George Martinez & The Global Block Collective
  • People Have The Power (Live In Marseille) - Patti Smith
  • Love Anthem (Only Love) - My Pet Dragon
  • The Panic is On - Loudon Wainwright III
  • Occulture - Cosmonaut
  • Save Us - Paper Cranes (feat. Rain Phoenix)
  • Smile (Get Up and Sing) - Jay Samel
  • This Is What America Looks Like - Tenderflex (DJ Logic & David Maurice) feat. Dynasty Electric - Ayler Young and Jay Rodriguez
  • Big Little Wolfs - Aeroplane Pageant
  • Agent 99 - Alex Emanuel
  • Safety In Numbers - Deborah Harry
  • Hey, can I Sleep On Your Futon? - Richard Barone
  • Occupy Wall Street "Here Here Here" - Black Dragon
  • White Gold - Ladytron
  • Greed - Gabriel Aldort
  • Against The Machine - Taj Weekes & Adowa
  • The Young Idealists - Lloyd Cole
  • A Peaceful Solution - Willie Nelson

Disc 2

  • The Time They Are a-Changin' - Michael Moore
  • The World Is On Fire - Ace Reporter
  • Latter Days - The Middle Eight
  • Turn The Lights On - Chroma
  • Which Side Are You On? - Ani DiFranco
  • Well May The World Go - Tao Rodriguez-Seeger
  • Unified Tribes - Thievery Corporation
  • Robber Barons - Thee Oh Sees
  • Saving Up To Go Bankrupt - Mike Rimbaud
  • Hell No (I m Not Alright) - Nanci Griffith
  • We Stand As One - Joseph Arthur
  • Cash Machine - Girls Against Boys
  • Rebellion Politik - Junkyard Empire
  • Nothing Recedes Like Progress - Anti-Flag
  • Rebel - Fear Nuttin Band
  • Under The Bridge - Jill Sobule with John Doe
  • Take A Stand - Stephan Said
  • The Answer - UNKLE
  • World Wide Rebel Songs - Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman
  • If There Ever Was A Time - Third Eye Blind

Disc 3

  • Move On Fast - Yoko Ono
  • If We Live - Build The Sun
  • Fight The Good Fight - Our Lady Peace
  • I Don't Need Money - Julie B Bonnie
  • The World Is Turning - Toots & The Maytals
  • A New York Minute - Nickodemus feat. The Real Live Show, Sadat X, ILLspokinN and Rabbi Darkside
  • I Ain't No Brian Wilson - Gentleman Brawlers
  • Industrial Park - The Mammals (feat. Pete Seeger)
  • Big Fish - Yo La Tengo & the Lost City Rumblers
  • Occu-Pie - Harry Hayward
  • Free - Mystic Bowie
  • Oye Mi Voz - Los Cintron
  • Walk On - Carolyn Wonderland
  • Coney Island Winter - Garland Jefferys
  • China Basin Digs - Joel Rafael
  • Walkin' - The Pimps of Joytime (feat. Roy Ayers)
  • River's Gonna Rise - Warren Haynes Band
  • Rich Man's World - Immortal Technique
  • Staying Out And Calling In - Danger Field

Disc 4

  • We Can't Make It Here - James McMurtry with Joan Baez & Steve Earle
  • We Are - New Party Systems (feat. Kyp Malone)
  • Revolution - Nova Echo
  • Number One - Born I Music
  • Play The Greed - Dar Williams
  • Broke Heart Blues - Ronny Elliot
  • What Are Their Names - David Crosby & Graham Nash
  • Make A Stand - Dylan Chambers with Lester Chambers
  • Better Luck Next Time - Jenny Arnau
  • All Over The World - Arlo Guthrie & Family
  • We're The 99 - Lauren Diamond (feat. Liz O'Donnell)
  • We Are Human - Mike + Ruthy
  • Blessed - Lucinda Williams
  • Freedom Of Speech - Kanaska Carter
  • Reclaim - Rejectionist Front
  • Occupy (We the 99) - Jasiri X
  • Earth Division - Mogwai
  • Pulse - Occupy Wall Street Drummers and Paul Spitz
  • Hidden Bonus Track

For a pledge of $75 you will get the 4 disc album 5 Custom WBAI Rolling Papers Design Conceptualized by the Artsy Fartsy Show and Graphic Designer Royce Chin and Jon Braman's The 99 Song in Mp3 Format Emailed to you.

For a Pledge of $100 you will get the 4 disc album 5 Custom WBAI Rolling Papers Design Conceptualized by the Artsy Fartsy Show and Graphic Designer Royce Chin and Jon Braman's The 99 Song in Mp3 Format Emailed to you. And a ticket to the Occupy This Album Release Party at City Winery Tuesday, May 8th, 2012.

Occupy This Album RELEASE PARTY

Tickets include a bottle of the special wine " Occupy This Wine" Cabernet Sauvignon and a free copy of "Occupy This Album" (to be released May 15th)

THE LINE UP FOR MAY 8, 2012 Release Party

DJ Logic Immortal Technique Taj Weekes and Adowa Grammy Award winning Nanci Griffith accompanied by Pete and Maura Kenedy and the Clap Brothers Michael Moore accompanied by Tom Chapin, Dave Dreiwitz, David Amram, and Kevin Twigg David Amram Matt Pless Mike + Ruthy Jennie Arnau Rejectionist Front Aliza Hava Ace Reporter Los Cintron Fear Nuttin Band George Martinez And The Global Block Collective                                  Richard Barone                                                                                           My Pet Dragon                                                                                   Greg Smith and Broken English and Surprise guests...                          * Subject to change

The Creative Mind (May 22nd 2-3pm)

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