Because of her visit I focused on kith and kin, beginning with women in general (Womens History Month), moving to aunts, sisters, mothers, cousins, daughters.....
1. Three Women Domestic Science
Domestic Science Club (defunct group) POB 670962 Dallas Texas
"Three woman round the table....
Here's to the woman holding hands"
2. Girl Shanty - Sons of the Never Wrong
Consequences of Speech - Waterbug www.waterbug.com
"I'm a girl and you're a girl, your mom's a girl...."
3. My Aunt Anna Buddy Mondlock
(Live at the ) Postcrypt 1 800 PRIME CD www.primecd.com
" when any of us were doubting ourselves, she told us we were all right."
4. Aunt Miriam's Suitcases - Susan Piper
New on the Planet - www.slicedbread.com
"I know I'm going places, 'cause I've got Aunt Miriam's suitcases"
5. A Sister - Kate Jacobs
What About Regret - Bar Note Records
"Things wouldn't be so bad if I just had a sister"
6. On the Phone with My Sister - Catie Curtis
One More Song (for club Passim)- Philo Records, www.philo.com
"remember the days when you would save me.."
7. My Sister Sings - Melanie Doane
Shakespearean Fish - Sony Canada
"...and I can't always hear her"
8. Big Sister - Terry Kitchen
Blanket - email@example.com
"Who'd do all the thinking for the both of us"
9. Going to the Prom - John McCutcheon
Spring Songs - Rounder Records, www.rounder.com
"she swears they're just friends but she's holding his hand"
10. Sister - Barbara Martin
Between White and Black - firstname.lastname@example.org
"I need a place to hide....sister.....I need a little time"
11. Sister Mary Madeline - Barbara
Notion - email@example.com
"I didn't know it then but I was free"
11. VT and Me - Carol Elliott
People I Meet - at Songs.Com - www.songs.com/carol
"When life is calling
12. Spittin Cousins - Jez Lowe and the Bad
The Parish Notices - firstname.lastname@example.org
" one brother stayed and one slid gently"
13. Mama I Miss You Tonight - Claudia
Closing the Distance - Flying Fish
"You raised a strong one, just ask any man"
14. Lullaby - Cosy Sheridan
Quietly Led - email@example.com
"My mother's hands laid four young heads to sleep night after night"
15. Mama's Prayers - Susan Aglukark (www.chatsubo.com/aglukark/)
Arctic Rose - EMI Music Canada
"I know you love my family as much as I do"
16. My Mother's Hands - Debi Smith
More Than Once - Shanachie Records, www.shanachie.com
"though I have a daughter's choice"
17. Carley's Song - Bird Sisters
Different Stories - POB 433 Guelph, Ontario N1H6K5
"We walk I feel her tiny hand"
18. My Little Girl - Pierce Pettis
Everything Matters - firstname.lastname@example.org
"Careful whose hand you hold"
19. 16 Septembers -Mark Fisher
Scratch Board - email@example.com
"make sure you tell her, every time she leaves your door"
On Other Kin:
20. Margaret - Cindy Kallet
Dreaming Down a Quiet Lane - Overall Music 617 863-2333
"Oh Margaret, you're name is longer than you"
21. Kathleen - Wiggins Sisters
The Wiggin Sisters - firstname.lastname@example.org
"As I watched my family all pitching in to help Kathleen, it occured to me..."
22. Grandma's Best China - Annie Gallup
Cause and Effect - 1 800 PRIME CD www.primecd.com
"She was the cornerstone on which our family balanced"
23. Mirrored Ball - Pete Nelson
Restless Boys Club - signature sounds 1 800 694 5354
"My grandma had a mirrored ball"
24. Play Nice for the Relatives - Mimi Kates
Halfway Home - email@example.com
"think twice before we speak"
25 Gather the Family - Mustard's Retreat
Wind and the Crickets - palmetto or firstname.lastname@example.org
"our voices together all singing one song"
26. Family Tree - Pete Morton
Courage Love and Grace - Flying Fish
"Love is the only thing"
Ending with singing sisters , a song I wanted to add to last week's capitalism set:
27. Want Not - Roches
Keep On Doing - Warner Bros Records
"I not want if I were smart..."