Putumayo World Music releases today its compilation World
Peace. The set contains stimulating songs by well-known artists in the world
music, rock, jazz, blues, pop and other genres who advocate for a better world,
respectful of all human kind. Two percent of the earnings from this album will
benefit the National Peace Corps Association.
Dan Storper, founder of Putumayo, selected the songs, inspired by President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. and other 1960s leaders who believed in peace and justice.
The artists featured include Jackson Browne (USA), Nina Simone (USA), Keb’ Mo’ (USA), India.Arie (USA), Richard Bona (Cameroon), David Broza (Israel), Wyclef Jean (Haiti), Playing for Change (international collective), Michael Brecker (USA), Bongeziwe Mabandla (South Africa), Bholoja (Swaziland), Mira Awad (Palestine/Israel).
The extensive CD booklet includes an introduction by Dan Storper and details about each song and artists included in the album.
Appleseed Recordings is celebrating its 21st anniversary with a monumental 57-song compilation that illustrates some of the most important matters of our time: gun violence, the opioid epidemic, dark money in politics, criminal justice reform, weaponized misinformation, injustice at the U.S. southern border and much more.
The 3-CD Roots and Branches features contributions from singer-songwriters, blues and rock musicians, including Bruce Springsteen, Tom Morello, Donovan, Joan Baez, Billy Bragg, Roger McGuinn, Judy Collins, Ani DiFranco, Tim Robbins, John Wesley Harding, Tom Russell, Bonnie Raitt, Jesse Winchester, Pete Seeger and Jackson Browne.
Since its foundation in 1997, Appleseed has lent its voice to significant issue: protesting Apartheid in South Africa and the Iraq War, fighting for peace in Northern Ireland and marriage equality in the United States and much more. As Tom Morello says in the album’s liner notes, “a musician’s responsibility is a simple one, and that is, through your music, to tell the truth.”
Beverly Hills (California), USA – The Living Wellness Foundation promotional campaign kicks-off November 5, 2005, with a series of concerts to launch “Walk Across the world,” the Initiative for Peace & Understanding. The cocktails begins at 7:00pm and the concert at 8:00pm Concert. It will be held at The Friars of Beverly Hills, 9900 Little Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills.
Tickets are: $150, Call to order 866-384-3060 or purchase online at www.inticketing.com. The exclusive benefit concert with Spanish Flamenco pianist Ricardo Miño and American singer Jackson Browne will begin with champagne, hors d’oveurs and tapas. There will be a special Live Auction with works of art by Cuban Artist, Raul Emmanuel Pozo & Official Grammy Artist, Robert Sturman; plus a
Field’s ‘Steinway Grand Piano.’
“Walk Across the World” Peace Initiative 2007 is a worldwide coordinated effort to bring spiritual and community leaders into global collaboration to simultaneously ‘Walk for Peace’ on October 2nd, 2007 in honor of Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday, in every land on earth the combined total distance covered on the walks equaling the circumference of our Earth, some 24,000 miles.
This outpouring of social action will not only commemorate one of the world’s great spiritual peace activists, Mahatma Gandhi, it will also shine a light on the current leaders in every land who have taken up that peace torch and strive to bring about growth and change for humanity’s betterment. The belief and faith that our combined ‘Will’ can bring peaceful solution to our lands is at the heart of this action.
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