Episode 170: Antiracist Country Music (feat. M Lockwood Porter, Karen and the Sorrows, Jason Isbell, The Skipperdees, Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires, Amy Ray)


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This week, I review some of my favorite anti-racist country songs -- and what anti-racism even means. And yes, it's meant to be this short! Read the transcript here.

Links from the episode:

Tracks played:

  1. M. Lockwood Porter -- “Charleston” (How to Dream Again)
  2. Karen and the Sorrows -- “The Price of the Ticket” (The Narrow Place)
  3. Jason Isbell -- “White Man’s World” (The Nashville Sound)
  4. The Skipperdees -- “Sins of the Father” (The SkipperdeEP)
  5. Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires -- “Whitewash” (Live at the Nick)
  6. Amy Ray -- “Didn’t Know a Damn Thing” (Holler)

Next week’s topic: Contemporary Classics -- brand new music with a vintage feel

Podcast intro by Alma Contra, music from Two Cow Garage’s “Stars & Gutters”

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