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Love's Gonna Carry Us set list

This is a list of the songs we expect to play at our "Love's Gonna Carry Us" concerts this spring in New England. (Subject to change of chourse!) You can listen to these songs as a playlist on our YouTube channel.

(RUS=Rise Up Singing. RA=Rise Again. Links are to the song pages in The Music Box and include videos of the songs, lyrics when the song is not in RUS or RA, and other information on the songs & the songwriters who created them.)

Lonesome Valley (Woody Guthrie)  RUS p44 
Bird by Bird  (Joe Crookston)  RA p133
Plant Me a Garden (Sally Rogers)  RA p206
Four Hands (Ruth Pelham)  RA p64 
These Hands (Linda Hirschhorn)
No Hole in My Head (Malvina Reynolds)  RUS p249
Fight Like a Girl (Raye Zaragoza)  
Everything Possible (Fred Small)  RUS p239 - with some new more inclusive lyrics by Fred
We Can't Hold Back (Ruth Pelham)  RA p34 - with some new more inclusive lyrics
Turn! Turn! Turn! (Peter Seeger)  RUS p228

We Shall Be Known  (a cappella)
I Am a Wanderer (Steve Earle)  RA p279   
Deportee (Woody Guthrie)  RUS p50 
Red Is the Rose (Tommy Makem)  RUS p127
Wayfaring Stranger (trad.)  RUS p105
The Cuckoo (trad.)  RA p186  
Red-winged Blackbird (David Francey)  RA p194
Precious Friend (Pete Seeger)   RUS 67
A Healing in This Night (Bob Franke) 
More Waters Rising (Saro Lynch)
L’dor Vador (Rena Branson) 
Love's Gonna Carry Us (Fred Small)  RUS p216 

encore: Water Is Wide (Scottish trad.) RUS p15