Archive for the ‘lee ballinger’ Category

MUSIC AND MAYHEM: GUTHRIE & DYLAN CONFRONT A SYSTEM THAT KILLS ITS OWN

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

TO DONATE TO BigO, USE SKRILL As of now, we have stopped all restarts of older shows to reduce the cost ...

A LITTLE LOVE FOR A DISINTEGRATING COUNTRY

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

In the face of the riots in Baltimore, music writer Lee Ballinger pens his love for a disintegrating America. On April 12, 2015, Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African American man from Baltimore, Maryland, sustained injuries following his arrest by policemen. He died on April 19. Apparently in good health at the ...

AFTER THE COAL RUSH

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

In the Sierras, they climb them. In the Rockies, they ski them. In Appalachia, they level them. Across the Appalachians, companies are blowing entire mountaintops to get at the thin coal seams below. And just like in the past when musicians played a key role in the civil rights movement, ...