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Border Songs

by Various Artists

This double-CD is compilation of artists committed to easing suffering and ending death along the USA/Mexico border. All profits from sale of this CD will be donated to Tucson-based humanitarian group No More Deaths/No Mas Muertes.
Genre: Pop: Pop/Rock
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1. Sweet Honey in the Rock: Are We a Nation?
Sweet Honey in the Rock
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3:48 album only
2. Lilo González Y Los De La Mount Pleasant: Ningún Ser Humano Es Ilegal
Lilo Gonzalez Y Los De La Mt. Pleasant
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3:58 album only
3. Amos Lee: El Camino
Amos Lee
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4:02 album only
4. Charles Bowden: Excerpts from an Interview By Scott Carrier
Charles Bowden
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1:20 album only
5. Cyril Barrett: Coyotes of Sasabe
Cyril Barrett
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4:07 album only
6. Tom Russell: Who's Gonna Build Your Wall?
Tom Russell
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3:46 album only
7. Margaret Randall and Glenn Weyant: Offended Turf / Excerpt from Droneland Security
Margaret Randall and Glenn Weyant
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6:51 album only
8. Pachuco and Classik: Somos Mexicanos
Pachuco and Classik
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4:23 album only
9. Robert Neustadt: Voluntary Return
Robert Neustadt
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4:05 album only
10. Sergio Mendoza Y La Orkesta: La Cucharita
Sergio Mendoza Y La Orkesta
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4:24 album only
11. Giant Giant Sand: Detained
Giant Giant Sand
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3:13 album only
12. M. Henry: What Coyote Brought
M. Henry
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7:10 album only
13. Scott Ainslie: the Land That I Love
Scott Ainslie
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5:24 album only
14. Ted Warmbrand: Who's the Criminal?
Ted Warmbrand
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3:41 album only
15. Mario Bencastro: Arizona
Mario Bencastro
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1:01 album only
16. Christa Sadler: Sublime Gracia
Christa Sadler
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0:38 album only
17. Calacas Blues: Nada Que Llorar
Calacas Blues
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3:06 album only
18. Michael Franti and Spearhead: Hello, Bonjour
Michael Franti and Spearhead
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4:50 album only
19. Joel Rafael: Sierra Blanca Massacre
Joel Rafael
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5:55 album only
20. Raul Zúrita: Desiertos 4
Raul Zurita
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0:58 album only
21. Dúo Guardabarranco: Canción Pequeña
Duo Guardabarranco
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3:15 album only
22. Los Románticos: Los Mandados
Los Romanticos
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2:40 album only
23. Eliza Gilkyson: Vayan Al Norte
Eliza Gilkyson
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6:00 album only
24. Óscar Sarmiento: El Oficio De Coyote
Oscar Sarmiento
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1:00 album only
25. Calexico: Across the Wire
Calexico
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3:26 album only
26. Chuck Cheesman: Uphill (American Dream)
Chuck Cheesman
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3:40 album only
27. Lakesigns: Sunset Limited
Lakesigns
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5:49 album only
28. Denise Chávez: Rosaura Muñoz: I.D. #595, Excerpt from the King and Queen of Comezón
Denise Chavez
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4:00 album only
29. Eric Skye: Cowgirl Blue
Eric Skye
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3:26 album only
30. Pete Seeger: My Rainbow Race
Pete Seeger
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3:43 album only
31. Christa Sadler: Amazing Grace
Christa Sadler
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0:41 album only

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
The Border Songs CD project began as an effort to send a different message about immigration than the one dominating news of Arizona. The CD began as a regional effort to show the human story of the border and to raise money for humanitarian work. The project quickly grew beyond its regional scope as established international acts got wind of the Border Songs mission. The two-CD set represents an amazingly diverse collection of bilingual music and spoken word in support of huma rights along the USA/Mexico border.

Contributing spoken word and music artists include: Sweet Honey in the Rock, Lilo González y los de la Mt. Pleasant, Amos Lee, Charles Bowden, Cyril Barrett, Tom Russell, Margaret Randall, Glenn Weyant, Pachuco and Classik, Robert Neustadt, Sergio Mendoza y la Orkesta, Giant Giant Sand, m. henry, Scott Ainslie, Ted Warmbrand, Mario Bencastro, Christa Sadler, Calacas Blues, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Joel Rafael, Raúl Zurita, Dúo Guardabarranco, Los Románticos, Eliza Gilkyson, Óscar Sarmiento, Calexico, Chuck Cheesman, Lakesigns, Denise Chávez, Eric Skye, and Pete Seeger.

Produced by Robert Neustadt and Chuck Cheesman on behalf of No More Deaths / No Más Muertes.
Artist relations and additional production: Bill Carter and Ted Warmbrand
Graphic Design: Christa Agostino of Granite Mountain Graphics
Cover art: Ni de Aqui ni de Allá, an original woodcut by Raoul Deal

Additional contributions to No More Deaths / No Más Muertes are encouraged, and you can find a link their site on the left side of this page.


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