http:// Something is going on,  Pennsylvania,      Gmaj7/6 Down on the farm.                                          Am/D9 (2) Governor’s telling me not to be alarmed. Gmaj7  G#dim6 D7  D+5 Animals upside down from drinking the water,  Families falling down from breathing the air.           … [Read more...]


http:// Here’s a lesson that I learned in school, C  E7 Right along with the golden rule: A7 If you want to be great,  you’ve got to be good.  D7 G7  C C#dim G G+5 It’s not polite when you you brag and boast. C E7 It’s not about who’s got the most. A7 If you want to be great,  you’ve got … [Read more...]

COOKIE JAR; a song about Citizens United

If you want to catch a monkey,         G    G7 All you need’s a cookie jar.                   C They grab the goodies, don’t let go,     D And don’t get very far.                          G    CG  D They just can’t stand to drop their hand      G   G7 So easy,  so bizarre,                       … [Read more...]


The people of the nation                D   D7         (Capo 2nd fret) Have put our faith in you,                  G But blocking legislation’s                    A The only thing you do.                        G  A Your dollar signs and party lines     D  D7 Are getting really strange.         … [Read more...]

Chasing Ice Blues; song for a melting planet

When the ice starts to fall,                              D/F#  A       D/F#  A And it’s higher than a mile tall,                      D/F# A    F#m  E One degree don’t come free,                           D/F#A      D7 And I wonder, can you see at all?                  A  A/F#   E   F#m And I … [Read more...]

BLACK SERPENT; a song for America’s water

Sweet water, from the Rockies,                    A Montana to the plain,                                     A     E Wide Missouri,  America’s river                   E To amber waves of grain.                               E    A Still see horizons black with buffalo, Hear the steps of … [Read more...]


THE NRA BLUES                           G Today Orlando, tomorrow who knows where?             C  D  G C Automatic weapons, and the sound of final prayer.    C D   G C But for America, it’s just another day, and                   B7-   Em C Look who’s taking money from the NRA.                 … [Read more...]


I went to Washington, knocked on the door, Rayburn building, second floor, To talk about the climate thing. But all I saw was dinosaurs, Business behind closed doors. Sounded like Ka-ching, Ka-ching! I said I’m breathing fossil smoke. And it makes me choke, Like when Tobacco was king. But … [Read more...]

Live – “All I Want is H2O”

Video done by Baltimore filmmaker Mike Wicklein at The Wicklein Group. Song was done for Frack Free Maryland. The occasion was a screening of "Gasland" filmmaker Josh Fox's new film, "How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things That Climate Can't Change".  Josh and his banjo join us on stage … [Read more...]


In the early days when they come to town, spread money all around. They treat you so polite, ‘till you sign away your mineral rights. They build a fracking tower so high, looks like it’ll touch the sky. Pretty soon they start to drill, and they’re just not thinking ‘bout what might spill. Or … [Read more...]