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Subject: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert
From: nager
Date: 07 Jun 15 - 12:28 AM

So sad to hear of the passing of Ronnie Gilbert.


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From: nager
Date: 07 Jun 15 - 12:35 AM

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/07/arts/music/ronnie-gilbert-folk-singer-for-the-weavers-dies-at-88.html


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert
From: Elmore
Date: 07 Jun 15 - 01:15 AM

May she rest in peace.


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: Joe Offer
Date: 07 Jun 15 - 01:53 AM

Let's see if I can copy-paste that New York Times Obit

Ronnie Gilbert, Folk Singer for the Weavers, Dies at 88
By BRUCE WEBER JUNE 6, 2015

Ronnie Gilbert, whose crystalline, bold contralto provided distaff ballast for the Weavers, the seminal quartet that helped propel folk music to wide popularity and establish its power as an agent of social change, died on Saturday in Mill Valley, Calif. She was 88.

The death was confirmed by her partner, Donna Korones.

Ms. Gilbert had a résumé as a stage actor and later in life a career as a psychologist, but her enduring impact was as a singer.

The Weavers, whose other members were Pete Seeger, Lee Hays and Fred Hellerman, started playing together in the late 1940s. Like-minded musicians with progressive political views, they performed work songs, union songs and gospel songs, and became known for American folk standards like "On Top of Old Smoky," "Goodnight, Irene" (first recorded by the blues singer Lead Belly), Woody Guthrie's "So Long, It's Been Good to Know Yuh" and "The Hammer Song" (a.k.a. "If I Had a Hammer") by Mr. Seeger and Mr. Hays, as well as songs from other cultures, including "Wimoweh" from Africa and "Tzena Tzena Tzena," a Hebrew song popular in Israel (though it was written before Israel was established in 1948).

Their voices, especially Ms. Gilbert's, were powerful, their harmonies were distinctive and their attitude was an enthusiastic embrace of the listener. Together those elements created a singalong populism that laid the groundwork for a folk-music boom in the 1950s and 1960s and its concomitant earnest strain of 1960s counterculture.

The Kingston Trio, the Limeliters and Peter, Paul & Mary, among others, were direct musical descendants; slightly more distant relations included Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and Phil Ochs.

"We sang songs of hope in that strange time after World War II, when already the world was preparing for Cold War," Ms. Gilbert recalled in "The Weavers: Wasn't That a Time," a 1982 documentary about the group. "We still had the feeling that if we could sing loud enough and strong enough and hopefully enough, it would make a difference."

The Weavers' own narrative was a dramatic one, a product of the political moment. Hardly confrontational or subversive in their presentations — in their public appearances they were well groomed, the men often wearing jackets and ties and Ms. Gilbert a dress — they were nonetheless targeted by the anti-Communist right wing.

In 1949 they were still an informal ensemble, playing at union meetings and on picket lines but rarely if ever for money. They were on the verge of dispersing when Max Gordon, owner of the Village Vanguard in Manhattan, booked them to play for two weeks during the Christmas holidays. Instantly a hit, they were so popular that they stayed at the Vanguard for six months and were signed by Decca Records. For the next two years, touring and recording and appearing on radio and television, they were among the biggest musical stars in the country.

But in June 1950, the influential pamphlet "Red Channels," purportedly an exposé of the Communist infiltration of the entertainment industry, was published, and it named Pete Seeger, who had in fact been a member of the Communist Party earlier in his life.


The following year the Weavers were investigated by the Senate Internal Security Subcommittee, whose purview was to root out subversive citizen threats. In 1952, while they were on tour in Ohio, a paid informant for the F.B.I., Harvey Matusow, testified before the Ohio Un-American Activities Commission that three members of the group, including Ms. Gilbert, were Communist Party members. (Mr. Matusow would later write a book in which he recanted dozens of his accusations.) The Weavers were blacklisted; invitations to perform and record dried up, their recordings were removed from stores, and the group disbanded. With her husband, Martin Weg, a dentist, Ms. Gilbert moved to California, where they started a family.

Then, in 1955, the Weavers' manager, Harold Leventhal, arranged a concert at Carnegie Hall. The show sold out, perceived by many ticket buyers not just as a musical event but as an act of defiance against the overzealousness of anti-Communists.

It renewed interest in the Weavers, and though Seeger (who died in 2014) left the group a couple of years later, the group, with a series of replacements continued to perform and record until 1964, when they gave a farewell concert in Chicago. Their influence — and Ms. Gilbert's — was by then well established.

"I was at the 1955 concert at Carnegie Hall," Mary Travers of Peter, Paul & Mary wrote in a companion booklet to a boxed set of recordings by the Weavers. "And surely for me part of the reason that I could sing folk songs was because of Ronnie Gilbert.

"When I first began to sing, most of the better-known people who were singing folk songs had those sort of Kentucky mountain sopranos. I of course was anything but a soprano! So when I heard the Weavers I found another voice, one that was definitely the voice of a strong woman, someone able to stand on her own two feet and face adversity.

"And she had a courageous voice: There was a tremendous sense of joy and energy and courage in her voice. She was able to be very gentle, too; she did wonderful ballads and lullabies and things; but there was that trumpet sound she had that I found very encouraging, because it said, oh, you too! You're not a misfit, there's somebody else out there with a big voice!"

Ms. Gilbert was born Ruth Alice Gilbert in Brooklyn on Sept. 7, 1926, and grew up in and around New York City. Her parents were immigrants; they separated when she was 11, but by then had given her piano and dance lessons. Her father, Charles, from the Ukraine, worked as a milliner. Her mother, Sarah, from Poland, was the more influential parent — a garment worker, a union activist and a member of the Communist Party who also had an interest in the arts. She brought her daughter, about 10 at the time, to a union rally at which Paul Robeson sang, an event Ronnie Gilbert would later recall as "transformative."

"That was the beginning of my life as a singer and a — I wouldn't call myself an activist, but a singer, a singer with social conscience, let's say," she said in a 2004 interview for Voices of Feminism, an oral history project at Smith College.

At 16, Ms. Gilbert was living in Washington, D.C., in the home of a friend of her mother's, where she met other musicians and sang in a folk group called the Priority Ramblers. Later, she and Fred Hellerman met as counselors at a New Jersey summer camp, and in New York afterward they became part of a community of folk singers and musicians that coalesced around Pete Seeger.

The Weavers' own recollections of how the group came together, given in various interviews, were hazy. But they have mostly agreed that the final makeup of the group was the result of a happy accident: When they sang together, it sounded great. It was the Village Vanguard gig that made them a real group.

"Occasionally we'd do something at a hootenanny or something like that, but usually we were just singing for the fun of it," Mr. Hellerman recalled in the CD booklet. "Then at one point when reality was beginning to set in, and Ronnie was going to go out to California, I think to get a job out there, and I was going to go to graduate school there, I mean we were clearly going to go our own ways, so we had one last desperate thought. It was kind of ludicrous when you stop and think about it. We thought, well, gee, maybe there's some way we could get some kind of job together so we can make just enough money so that we could continue to sing down in Pete's basement every Wednesday afternoon."

After the Weavers broke up in 1964, Ms. Gilbert spent much of her creative energy in the theater. She worked with the director Joseph Chaikin and the Open Theater; she worked with the experimental director Peter Brook in Paris. In 1968, she appeared on Broadway in "The Man in the Glass Booth," Robert Shaw's drama about the trial of a man who may or may not be a Nazi war criminal, directed by Harold Pinter. She earned an M.A. in psychology in the 1970s and worked as therapist.

In 1980, the Weavers performed one last time at a sold-out reunion concert in Carnegie Hall. Beginning in the 1980s, Ms. Gilbert also recorded and performed often with the folk singer and activist Holly Near. The two of them toured in 1984 with Pete Seeger and Arlo Guthrie in a group they called HARP, melding the first letters of the performers' names. In the early 1990s, Ms. Gilbert appeared in regional theaters, performing her own one-woman show about Mary Harris, the labor organizer known as Mother Jones. Her solo recordings include "Come and Go With Me," "Alone With Ronnie Gilbert" and "Love Will Find a Way." Her memoir, "Ronnie Gilbert: A Radical Life in Song," is scheduled for publication by the University of California Press this fall.

Ms. Gilbert's marriage ended in divorce. She is survived by her daughter, Lisa, and a granddaughter. Ms. Gilbert, who lived in Mill Valley, Calif., is also survived by her partner, Ms. Korones, who was her manager and business partner for many years. They were married in 2004 in San Francisco during a brief period when the mayor, Gavin Newsom, opened City Hall to same-sex weddings; theirs and some 4,000 other marriages were later declared invalid by the California Supreme Court.

A version of this article appears in print on June 7, 2015, on page A24 of the New York edition with the headline: Ronnie Gilbert, 88, Folk Singer, Dies.


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: JennieG
Date: 07 Jun 15 - 02:09 AM

I loved Ronnie's voice! The Choir Upstairs has some new voices this week.


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: GUEST,Eddie1 (Cookie lost forever)
Date: 07 Jun 15 - 03:16 AM

I remember seeing The Weavers at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh. They, with the benefit of Ronnie's voice, had an impact that built a rock solid foundation for every folksinger to come! Thank you Ronnie. RIP.


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: Little Robyn
Date: 07 Jun 15 - 03:33 AM

One of my favourite singers.
Click
Goodnight Ronnie.
Robyn


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: GUEST
Date: 07 Jun 15 - 08:48 AM

It was an honor to work with her and record with her. She was a great singer, a truly natural one with a gifted voice and musicianship. One high water mark was recording the Homesteaders with Walter Raim in which she and Judy Collins sang together. Folk Nirvana!

I regret her passing.

........Frank Hamliton


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: Bill D
Date: 07 Jun 15 - 11:07 AM

One of my first LPs in the early 60s was The Weavers, and Ms. Gilbert's voice shown thru. The video above takes me back....

..... good memories help ease sadness....


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: BrooklynJay
Date: 07 Jun 15 - 11:10 AM

So sad to hear of her passing. Some of my earliest musical memories are of listening to my mother's Weavers LP's, and hearing her amazing voice.

R.I.P. Ronnie, and thank you for all that you gave us.


Jay


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: John on the Sunset Coast
Date: 07 Jun 15 - 01:38 PM

RIP Ms Gilbert. Today is a good day to listen to a Weavers album (LP) in memoriam.


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: Thomas Stern
Date: 07 Jun 15 - 03:30 PM

RIP Ronnie Gilbert.

Her work will be with us as long as recordings survive.

The complete WEAVERS recordings are available in a BEAR FAMILY box set, which includes a bunch of the SNADER TELESCRIPTIONS from the early 1950's. (These were short films of performances by many performers, marketed to TV stations as "filler" or could be combined to create a "program"). Excerpts from WEAVERS telescripteions were included in the documentary "Wasn't That a Time".
https://www.bear-family.com/weavers-goodnight-irene-1949-1953-4-cd/1-dvd.html

I have compiled a listing of her non-weavers recordings, interspersed with film and theater activity. I will post it if anyone is interested.

Thomas.


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: ChanteyLass
Date: 07 Jun 15 - 08:31 PM

My sympathy to her family, friends, and fans. Keep singing with the rest of your friends upstairs, Ronnie!


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: Mrrzy
Date: 07 Jun 15 - 10:05 PM

So sorry, I loved her and the Weavers!


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: GUEST
Date: 08 Jun 15 - 05:08 AM

R.I.P. Ronnie...

With the passing of Jean and Ronnie, I think Fred Hellerman is now the only survivor from the 40's folk scene.

Boot


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: GUEST,Derek Schofield
Date: 08 Jun 15 - 06:34 AM

And Tom Paley... He's just released a new CD with his son Ben.
Derek


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: GUEST
Date: 08 Jun 15 - 09:15 AM

Oscar Brand is still going strong.

Mark Ross


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: Phil Cooper
Date: 08 Jun 15 - 09:30 AM

I met Ronnie Gilbert briefly in Chicago in 1988. My then singing partner, Margaret Nelson, and I got a fifteen minute spot on the Grant Park band shell stage for a summer time Chicago folk festival. Holly Near and Ronnie Gilbert were headliners. Our set was early in the evening. When we got off Ronnie walked up and said she really liked our set. I didn't know she'd been listening in the wings. For someone of that stature, still taking time to listen to other performers, I thought was awesome. As far as I was concerned, she could do no wrong.


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: GUEST,Gerry
Date: 08 Jun 15 - 09:30 AM

2015 --- The Year the Music Died.


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: GUEST,Hootenanny
Date: 08 Jun 15 - 12:22 PM

In addition to Oscar Brand, Fred Hellerman and Tom Paley who I believe is in concert tonight at the Royal Albert Hall in London in a tribute to Leadbelly show.Rambling Jack Elliott and Mudcat's own "Stringsinger" are stll here. I am sure there are more.


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: GUEST,Hootenanny
Date: 08 Jun 15 - 12:34 PM

A Correction!

The Leadbelly concert is 15th June. Most of the people appearing seem to be would be one time rockers etc.


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: GUEST,Derek Schofield
Date: 08 Jun 15 - 05:29 PM

Tom Paley is rumoured to be keeping the one time rockers company at the concert, but I can't see his name on the publicity I've seen!
Derek


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: GUEST,addison
Date: 09 Jun 15 - 05:39 AM

Obituary for Ronnie Gilbert in today's print-edition Guardian in the UK and online here.
Ronnie Gilbert obituary in The Guardian


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: GUEST,Desi C
Date: 09 Jun 15 - 06:38 AM

One of the great groundbreaking singers R.I.P


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 09 Jun 15 - 03:36 PM

R.I.P. Ronnie. I have added your name to the "In Memoriam" thread. My condolences to all who know and love her.

Peter


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: GUEST,Anne Neilson
Date: 09 Jun 15 - 05:01 PM

What a fine role model -- singing both strong and tender, and with a real social conscience.

I was lucky enough to see her in Glasgow c.1959/60 with the Weavers in St Andrews Hall, and I was thrilled when the The Weavers' Reunion was shown on TV around the early 80s. That film contains the essence of Ronnie Gilbert -- there was rehearsal footage of her singing the Spanish Civil War song 'Venga Jaleo'; she got lost in the emotion of it and there was an incredible surge of energy and defiance in her voice. It was a magical moment!


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: Cool Beans
Date: 10 Jun 15 - 12:00 PM

Little-known fact about Ronnie Gilbert, which she told me in an interview: She was a child performer on a radio program for kids. One of her fellow cast members was girl who went by the name of Bubbles Silverman, later known as opera star Beverly Sills.


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: Thomas Stern
Date: 10 Jun 15 - 04:34 PM

Cool Beans, thanks for that information - here is relevant info about SILLS from WIKI:
At the age of three, Sills won a "Miss Beautiful Baby" contest, in which she sang "The Wedding of Jack and Jill". Beginning at age four, she performed professionally on the Saturday morning radio program, "Rainbow House", as "Bubbles" Silverman. Sills began taking singing lessons with Estelle Liebling at the age of seven and a year later sang in the short film Uncle Sol Solves It (filmed August 1937, released June 1938 by Educational Pictures), by which time she had adopted her stage name, Beverly Sills. Liebling encouraged her to audition for CBS Radio's Major Bowes' Amateur Hour, and on October 26, 1939 at the age of 10, Sills was the winner of that week's program. Bowes then asked her to appear on his Capitol Family Hour, a weekly variety show. Her first appearance was on November 19, 1939, the 17th anniversary of the show, and she appeared frequently on the program thereafter.[3]
Can you tell us what program she was on, and the year ???? Thanks.
Thomas.


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: Thomas Stern
Date: 18 Jun 15 - 02:43 PM

Thanks CB for the following heads up:

Ronnie Gilbert's autobiography, to be published in November (2015)

Ronnie Gilbert A Radical Life in Song

In an earlier post, I offered to post a list of her considerable work recording (non-Weavers), theater, film. Nobody interested ??

Best wishes, Thomas.


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: GUEST,Derek Schofield
Date: 18 Jun 15 - 05:53 PM

Yes, Thomas, I'm interested....
Derek


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: Thomas Stern
Date: 25 Jun 15 - 08:19 PM

Here is a list of RONNIE GILBERT's recordings, and some film and
theater work.
additions, corrections appreciated.
Best wishes, Thomas.




RONNIE GILBERT
7 September 1926, New York City, New York, USA
6 June      2015, Mill Valley, California, USA 88

mother, Sarah, dressmaker and trade unionist
father, Charles Gilbert, factory worker


(as member of THE WEAVERS, qv
Pete Seeger, Lee Hays, Fred Hellerman, Ronnie Gilbert)


AUTOBIOGRAPY:
RONNIE GILBERT - A Radical Life in Song
Hardcover: 304 pages
Publisher: University of California Press (November 6, 2015)



xxxx study with Stella Adler, Ann Shepard and Uta Hagen



1946 FILM Danger Woman       (uncredited) .... Reporter


Disc set 601 (5063 5064) 2-10" 78rpm
Lullabies and Rounds -   Pete Seeger
Ronnie Gilbert only D799, other 3 mx are Seeger.
DISC 5064B (D799)                         released.1947   10"-78rpm
Ronnie Gilbert, Greta Brodie, Jackie Gibson
Thou Poor Bird; Rose Rose Rose Rose.



BEAR FAMILY   BCD 15720            1996
SONGS FOR POLITICAL ACTION
Folkmusic, Topical Songs And The American Left 1926-1953

NYC, NY, 1947
Pete Seeger, Tom Glazer, Hally Wood Faulk, Ronnie Gilbert
Disc 7
14. Intro & Commonwealth Of Toil
15. We've Got Our Eyes On You
16. Talking Union
17. The Preacher And The Slave
18. Which Side Are You On
19. Solidarity Forever
20. The Whole Wide World Around
21. Hold The Fort; Conclusion




Sept 17, 1951
DECCA   27799          10"-78rpm
DECCA 9-27799          7"-45RPM   
BELA BIMBA (Oscar De Mejo)                         (81541) 2:18
CALLA,CALLA                                        (81542) 2:38
Ronnie Gilbert with Vic Schoen and his Orchestra


Nov 1, 1951
Decca 27877          10"-78rpm 1951
A FLAMENCO (Robert Jerome)                           (81797) 2:42   
B JUST ONE MORE CHANCE (Arthur Johnston-Sam Coslow) (81798) 3:03
RONNIE GILBERT Vocal with Chorus and Orchestra


1958 RCA VICTOR LPM 1591             IN HI-FI: THE LEGEND OF BESSIE SMITH
RONNIE GILBERT w COOTIE WILLIAMS, Trumpet; BENNIE MORTON, Trombone;
BUSTER BAILEY, Clarinet; CLAUDE HOPKINS, Piano; GEORGE DUVIVIER, Bass;
OSIE JOHNSON, Drums???
Guitar ????????

      RCA VICTOR EPA-4269    45-rpm EP PS
      RCA (Australia) 20142 45-rpm EP PS
A1 You've Been A Good Old Wagon
A2 Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
B1 Trouble In Mind
B2 Walking Babies



BILLBOARD MAY 15 1961 (other sources give date as 1958, 1960)
1960   Vanguard VRS 9052               COME AND GO WITH ME
[M8OP-0289/0290]
Ronnie Gilbert
assisted by Fred Hellerman, guitar; Erik Darling, guitar and banjo; Bill Lee, string bass.
A1 Come and go with me             FH EDg BL
A2 In the evening
A3 De los cuatro muleros          FH EDg
A4 House in New Orleans            FH
A5 Go from my window               instrumental ensemble, FH conducting
A6 Another man done gone                  
A7 Meeting at the building         FH EDg BL
B1 Zano duso                      instrumental ensemble, FH conducting
B2 Spanish is a loving tongue      FH EDg
B3 The golden vanity               FH EDb
B4 Hosannah and Matty Wallaleff    FH & ED percussion
B5 Johnny has gone for a soldier   FH
B6 La Quince Brigada.             FH EDg

1961   Vanguard SRV-125
       The sound of folk music
       xx Go from my window (Ronnie Gilbert) (2:40)


1963   Classics Record Library (Book-of-the Month Club) SRL-7624-1/8
                                                   4-LP, box, booklet
       FOLK SONG and MINSTRELSY
       B1. The Golden Vanity
       B2. Go from My Window
       B3. Johnny Is Gone for a Soldier
       B4. Spanish is a Loving Tongue
       B5. House of the Rising Sun



1974 Radio Shack/Vanguard #50-2031               4-LP box 1974
       Radio Shack Presents "40 Great Folk Songs"
       Ronnie Gilbert - The house of the rising sun


1962 Riverside RM 7537 / RS 97537      RAILROAD BILL
The Homesteaders (Judy Collins, Ronnie Gilbert, Bob Harter,
                   POSSIBLY Mike Settle, Walter Raim, -?????)
accompaniment POSSIBLY:
Frank Hamilton, Standup bass: Bill Lee , Banjo: Eric Weissberg, Guitar: Walter Raim. ?????




1964 MERCURY MG20917/SR60917          ALONE WITH RONNIE GILBERT
Accompanied by Sam Brown on Guitar, Bill Lee Bass, Lou Misciagna Guitar, Eric Weissberg Banjo, Ernie Calabria Guitar, and Maurice Monk Drums.
Liner Notes by Nat Hentoff.


19xx Motivation Records MR 10          IT COULD BE A WONDERFUL WORLD
Little Songs On Big Subjects
Lyrics by Hy Zaret, Music by Lou Singer
Produced by Hy Zaret
Leon Bibb, Ronnie Gilbert, Robert De Cormier Conducts.


1966 Motivation Records MR 0646       SPOTLIGHT ON LATIN AMERICA
Leon Bibb, Ronnie Gilbert, Robert Harter, Vivian Martin
Terry O'Sullivan narrates


19xx Motivation Records MR 0650       SPOTLIGHT ON AFRICA
Robert de Cormier with The Spotlight Singers
Ronnie Gilbert, James Justice and narrated by Terry O'Sullivan


1963   UAW 1                         SONGS FOR A BETTER TOMORROW
TOMMY MAKEM / TARRIERS / RONNIE GILBERT
Historical notes by Harry Fleischman
Musical Direction by Ronnie Gilbert
1 solidarity forever
2 joe hill
3 no irish need apply
4 the mill was made of marble
5 which side are you on
6 roll the union on
7 we shall not be moved
8 sit down
9 song of the guaranteed wage
10 uaw-c10
11 all together
12 too old to work
13 automation
14 union maid
15 joe hill

1964   UAW-2                         THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND- Songs of Social Justice
(Joan Baez/ The Baytown Singers/ Leon Bibb/ Judy Collins/ Tennessee Ernie Ford/ Ronnie Gilbert/ Fred Hellerman/ Tommy Makem & the Clancy Brothers/ Cisco Houston/ Ian & Sylvia/ Odetta/ Peter, Paul & Mary/ Pete Seeger/ The Tarriers/ The Weavers/ Josh White)
SIDE ONE:
- This Land Is Your Land (Woody Guthrie) - Tarriers and Ronnie Gilbert
- The Ballad of Momma Rosa Parks - Baytown Singers
- Four Strong Winds - Ian and Sylvia
- Another Man Done Gone - Leon Bibb
- Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford
- Johnny I Hardly Knew You - Tommy Makem and the Clancy Brothers
- Drill Ye Tarriers, Drill - the Weavers
- Strange Fruit - Billie Holiday
- Oh, Freedom - Ronnie Gilbert
SIDE TWO:
- He Was A Friend of Mine - Baytown Singers
- Blowing; In the Wind - Peter, Paul and Mary
- Follow the Drinking Gourd - the Weavers
- Hard Time Blues - Josh White
- Come Away Melinda - Fred Hellerman
- If I Had A Hammer - Odetta
- Pastures of Plenty - Cisco Houston
- Little Boxes - Pete Seeger
- Pass It On - Judy Collins



The inheritance. 58 min, b&w, 1965. Harold Mayer Productions for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, AFL-CIO. Written by Millard Lambpell. Narrated by Robert Ryan. A history of recent America as seen through the eyes of its nationality, racial and working class groups. Background music of American popular, folk, and labor songs. Performers include Judy Collins, Ronnie Gilbert, Barry Kornfeld, and Tom Paxton.



TV: LET'S SING OUT (Canada, CTV/CBC)
Sep 23, 1965 - The Rooftop Singers, Ronnie Gilbert and Eric Anderson join a folkmuslc session at Waterloo Lutheran College.


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Subject: RE: Ronnie Gilbert!
From: GUEST,banjopicker - PM
Date: 06 Nov 11 - 08:51 AM

I just ordered the dvd Festival! newport. I heard that there's footage of ronnie singing "masters of war" anyone know if it's true

Eagle Vision USA
UPC: 801213910199
Item Number: RDD091019
Release Date: 10/18/2005
Festival! is a 1967 American documentary film about the Newport Folk Festival, directed by Murray Lerner.

Filmed over the course of three festivals at Newport (1963-1965)[1], the film features performances by Johnny Cash, Joan Baez & Peter Yarrow, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Peter, Paul and Mary, Odetta, Bob Dylan, Judy Collins, Mississippi John Hurt, Son House, Howlin' Wolf, Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Spider John Koerner, Theodore Bikel, Hobart Smith, the Osborne Brothers, The Staple Singers, Mimi and Richard Fariña, Donovan, Sacred Harp Singers, Georgia Sea Island Singers, Mike Bloomfield, Judy Collins, Ronnie Gilbert, Moving Star Hall Singers, Howling Wolf, Blue Ridge Mountain Dancers, and many others.

It also features the infamous 1965 set by Bob Dylan at Newport. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.[2]



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TV: LET'S SING OUT (Canada, CTV/CBC)
Feb 3, 1966 - Oscar Brand's guests at Waterloo Lutheran College in Waterloo, Ont. are Ronnie Gilbert, Fred Nell and the Canadian duo, Russ and Lotys.



April 22, 1966: Judson Poets Theater HECTOR, THE HEROIC!
director: Jacques Levy
music by: Mark Zalk
author: Robert Cosmos Savage
presented in cooperation with The Open Theatre



May 18, 1966 Cafe La Mama VIET ROCK (Megan Terry)
WIKI: "The play was initially developed in 1965 and 1966 during collaborative workshops at New York City's The Open Theater under the leadership of Joseph Chaikin and Peter Feldman. The company performed improvisations based on accounts of the Vietnam War, and Terry wrote and directed a full-length show based on these improvisations. The music was composed by Marianne de Pury, who developed the songs during the workshops. It opened at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club on May 18, 1966.

The play then had a two-week run at the Yale Repertory Theatre before its off-Broadway premiere at the Martinique Theatre on November 10, 1966. It closed at the Martinique on December 31 after 62 performances.

One of the leading cast members was Gerome Ragni, who would go on to create the musical Hair with fellow actor James Rado. In developing Hair, Ragni borrowed the anti-war theme, as well as the experimental technique of improvisational exercises, from the production of Viet Rock.



1967 OFF-BROADWAY play AMERICA HURRAH by Jean-Claude van Itallie [premier November 6, 1966]
    POCKET THEATER, 100 3rd Avenue, NYC. (later called the Jewel and the Bijou).
    Directors: Jacques Levy and Joseph Chaikin
    CAST: Joyce Aaron, James Barbosa, Henry Calvert,
          Conrad Fowkes, Ronnie Gilbert, Cynthia Harris,
          Bill Macy, Brenda Smiley, and the voice of Ruth White.
    AMERICA HURRAH, a triple-bill of one-acts -- INTERVIEW, TV, and MOTEL

    Evergreen Program, MAY 1967 Vol.1, Number 6
      Second Applicant..............Ronnie Gilbert

    1968 OFF-BROADWAY AMERICA HURRAH
    Evergreen Showcard
      With Bill Macy, Ronnie Gilbert, Dorothy Lyman, Philip Harris, Roy London,
      Peta Hargarther, Henry Calvert, Ruth White, and Joyce Aaron.
    "Interview" directed by Joseph Chaikin; "TV" staged by Jacques Levy.



1968 FILM Isadora(Loves of Isadora)       .... Miss Chase


1968 FILM Windflowers       .... Mother



The Man in the Glass Booth
[Play, Original]

Performer: Ronnie L. Gilbert [Mrs. Rosen]
Sep 26, 1968 - May 17, 1969
1969 THEATER                         "THE MAN IN THE GLASS BOOTH"
THE MAN IN THE GLASS BOOTH, Souvenir Program, 1969, NYC. The Robert Shaw play opened in NYC on 09/28/68 and ran for 264 performances. Inside are posed photos, headshot photos and bios. The cast includes Jack Warden, Ben Kapen, Ronnie Gilbert, Tresa Hughes and Michael Gorrin. Directed by Harold Pinter.

FEBRUARY, 1969 ROYALE THEATRE / THEATER PLAYBILL
THE MAN IN THE GLASS BOOTH
featuring
DONALD PLEASENCE, LAWRENCE PRESSMAN, RONNI L GILBERT, DOLORES RASKIN, BORIS TUMARIN

[NB: NOT in 1967 production -???
1967 ST MARTIN'S THEATRE
THEATRE / THEATER PLAYBILL
THE MAN IN THE GLASS BOOTH
featuring
DONALD PLEASENCE, LAWRENCE PRESSMAN, YOOTHA JOYCE, SONIA DRESDEL

NOT in 1975 film.....




1979 Warner BSK 3329                CIRCLES & SEASONS - Pete Seeger
produced by Fred Hellerman
B7 Allelulia/Joy Upon This Earth with Fred Hellerman & Ronnie Gilbert ?????


1982 FILM MGM/UA (Beta/VHS/LD) MB/MV500218/ 9 38304-6 THE WEAVERS: WASN'T THAT A TIME!
            MGM/UA RCA-CED      UPC: 075993830439 0 27616 10218
1995       WARNER ??????
2011       ??????   DVD (PBS membership premium)
Jim Brown's award-winning documentary


1982 THEATER                         'THREE TRAVELS OF ALADIN'
"THE Three Travels of Aladin With the Magic Lamp" brings Elizabeth Swados back to home ground. The new musical is playing at La Mama Annex, where the composer created her evocative scores for Andrei Serban's explorations of Greek tragedy. ''Aladin'' is a brief chamber opera, written in collaboration with Francoise Grund, who acts as author, director and designer.



1983 RADIO
Hart, William, 1945-
Title Night voices [sound recording] : selections of theater works presented by The Other Theater on WBAI / written by Bill Hart.

Credits Joseph Chaikin, director ; Miles Smith, recording engineer ; Rick Harris, radio producer.
Performer Roger Babb, Joseph Chaikin, Ronnie Gilbert and Tina Shepherd, actors ; Harry Mann, Bill Utley and Meredith Monk, composers.
Event Originally broadcast on WBAI, New York, on May 11 and 12, 1983 between 11-11:30 pm.
Summary Cassette contains two selections from four-part theater work series Night voices, conceived and directed by Joseph Chaikin. Night voices is about "the twilight state between wake and sleep", and focused on dreams, sleep and death. The two selections, performed by The Other Theater, were recorded on the tape are "Mysteries" (side 1) and "Patterns" (side 2) Meredith Monk's Dolmen music was featured in "Patterns".





1985 TELLUS(NY) No.11 cassette                  The Sound of Radio
Contents The neighborhood freaks / Jay Allison
Fundamentals : musical preachers / Adam Cornford and Daniel Crafts
If a voice like then what? / Greg Whitehead
Langue etude / Susan Stone
New York City : 24 hours in public places / The New York IPS
Mosquitos / M'lou Zahner Ollswang
La llorona / Ginna Allison
Dead of Summer / Marjorie Van Halteren
Balloon man / Lou Giansante ; written by e. e. cummings
Postcard from Mzima Springs / Karen Michel McPherson
Cityphony / Barrett Golding

Is this real : excerpt / Rick Harris, producer ; by Joseph Chaikin, Ronnie Gilbert and Mira Rafelowicz ; music by Richard Peaslee and Bill Uttley

Crime of silence : the sexual abuse of children / Janice Ball and Portia Franklin
And they never come back...life after our parents have died / Melanie Berzon
Citizen Kafka - Abbott and Costello meet the anti-Christ / Edward Haber, producer ; co-produced and written by Johnny "Angry Red" Weltz
House of dogs : excerpt / Steve Jones
Stella nova / Helen Thorington
The day that Buddy Holly died : a portrait of the Fifties / Ginger Miles
The long journey of Poppie Non Gena / Karen Frillmann.



1984 REDWOOD RR 404                LIFELINE
RONNIE GILBERT/HOLLY NEAR

2002 Appleseed 1066 (2 CD)          LIFELINE EXTENDED
Recorded live at the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California in 1983.
digitally remastered, 8 bonus tracks.


1984 FILM WOODY GUTHRIE: Hard Travelin'
documentary, director: Jim Brown

1986 ARLOCO ARL-284 WOODY GUTHRIE Hard Travelin' SOUNDTRACK LP
2000 Rising Son Records (CD) 15-1117
Arlo Guthrie & Friends: HOYT AXTON/JOAN BAEZ/JUDY COLLINS/JACK ELLIOTT/RONNIE GILBERT/ARLO GUTHRIE/WOODY GUTHRIE/ROSE MADDOX/BILLMURLIN/HOLLY NEAR/PETE SEEGER/SONNY TERRY
8. Pastures of Plenty (Holly Near & Ronnie Gilbert)



1985 REDWOOD RR8507                SISTERFIRE
      Ghannu ma'i (Lebanese) (2:25) - Ronnie Gilbert


1985 REDWOOD RR408                  The SPIRIT IS FREE
Ronnie Gilbert


1985 Redwood    409 stereo          HARP
Holly Near Arlo Guthrie Ronnie Gilbert Pete Seeger

2001 Appleseed 1054 (2 CD)   HARP A Time To Sing!
Recorded live at the Universal Ampitheatre in Los Angeles, California in September 1984.
liner notes by Holly Near, Ronnie Gilbert, Arlo Guthrie, and Pete Seeger.


1985 FILM   HOPI: Songs of the Fourth World   16mm/vhs/dvd
by Pat Ferrero
is a compelling study of the Hopi that captures their deep spirituality and reveals their integration of art and daily life. Amidst the beautiful images of Hopi land and life, a variety of Hopi--a farmer, religious elder, grandmother, painter, potter and weaver--speak about the preservation of the Hopi way.



August Night Records             recorded LIVE during August, 1985                     double LP

SONGS = RHIANNON = Joy Spring   ///   TERESA TRULL = You in My Life   ///   TERESA TRULL & BARBARA HIGBIE = On Our Way   ///   MARY WATKINS = Virgin Birth   ///   RONNIE GILBERT = Morher's Day   ///   KAY GARDNER & SUNWOMYN ENSEMBLE = Castle in the Mist   ///   THERESE EDELL = Emma   ///   ALIX DOBKIN = If It Wasn't for the Women   ///   HOLLY NEAR = Fight Back   ///   Oh Mary, Don't You Weep   ///   HOLLY NEAR & RHIANNON = Waterfall   ///   CHEVERE = Castillo's Castle   ///   FERRON & LUCIE BLUE TREMBLAY = Ain't Life a Brook   ///   FERRON = Proud Crowd/Pride Cried   ///   DEUCE = Texas Pearl   ///    Chevere    ///   CASSELBERRY & DUPREE = City Down   ///   LINDA TILLERY = Love and Happiness   ///   EDWINA LEE TYLER & A PIECE OF THE WORLD = Fanga





1986   REDWOOD RR410                SINGING WITH YOU
HOLLY NEAR/RONNIE GILBERT


1986 FILM The Women of Summer
Documentary A look at the controversial Bryn Mawr Summer School for
Women Workers of the 1920s and 1930s.


1986 FILM Club Life (aka King of the City) .... Mace


1988 Flying Fish FF483          "Songs Of The Working People'
                                 American Revolution to the Civil War
Tommy Makem, Pete Seeger, Odetta, Alan Lomax,
Ronnie Gilbert, Chet Washington, Earl Robinson.
A3 Greenland Fisheries (Ronnie, Chet, Pete and Chorus)
A5 Step By Step (Ronnie, Chet, Earl)
A6 John Henry (Odetta and Ronnie)
B2 Life Is A Toil (Ronnie, Lorin)



1988 FILM Running on Empty   ... Mrs. Taylor


1988 FILM Crossing Delancey ... Mugger #2


1989 Redwood/Abbe Alice 915 (CD)   LOVE WILL FIND A WAY
Music In My Mother's House
Nobody Knows You / No Rockin' Chair
The Girl in the Red Velvet Dress
Babies
Silo
Love Will Find A Way
Happy Birthday Mrs. Miller
Wish I Had a Troubador
Every Night When the Sun Goes Down
The Song With the Violins
Bad Old Days
They All Sang Bread and Roses


1991 Columbia 48607 (CD)          SONGS OF THE CIVIL WAR Soundtrack
24. When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again (Vocal) - Ronnie Gilbert


1991 FILM   FOREVER ACTIVISTS! (VHS, DVD)
      Stories from the Veterans of Abraham Lincoln Brigade
       60 minutes, Color, Directed by Judith Montell

Documentary about the surviving Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade.
1991 Oscar nominee. Ronnie narrates.



1992 HOT WIRE - The Journal of Women's Music and Culture Vol.8 No.2 May 1992
      Ronnie Gilbert Interview
      4 Page Candid Question and Answer Interview with Ronnie Gilbert.
      Includes Photos




1992 Vancouver Men's Chorus (CD) xxx SIGNATURE
1 song ???????


1996 Warner 46298 (CD)            LIFELINES LIVE
Peter, Paul, and Mary
Additional personnel: Dave Van Ronk, Tom Paxton, Richie Havens, Susan Werner, Odetta, Buddy Mondlock, Ronnie Gilbert, Fred Hellerman (vocals); Paul Prestopino (guitar, mandolin, banjo, dobro); John Sebastian (harmonica); Doug Katsaros (keyboards); Dick Kniss (bass); Bashiri Johnson (percussion).


1997 Abbe Alice Music 696 (CD)      THIS TRAIN STILL RUNS



1998 Appleseed 1024 (CD)            WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE: The Songs Of Pete Seeger
disc 1, trk 16. Empty Pocket Blues - Ronnie Gilbert/Robin Flower/Libby McLaren


VIDEO
Ronnie Gilbert : WMST 1A, 11/16/99.
Author: Ronnie Gilbert; Bettina Aptheker
Publisher: [1999]
Edition/Format: VHS video : English 77min

Summary: Singer, writer, activist Ronnie Gilbert speaks to the Women's Studies 1A, Introduction to Feminism, class at the University of California, Santa Cruz.



2001 CD Cob's Cobble Music 1005   "Folk Songs of the Catskills: A Celebration of Camp Woodland"
produced by Geoff Kaufman
Recorded at Nevessa Studios, Saugerties, N.Y., Mar.-Apr. 2000
-The maid on the shore (Ronnie Gilbert) (5:40)
-Last winter was a hard one (Ronnie Gilbert and Joanna Cazden) (3:00)


2001 FILM   Wolfe Video            RADICAL HARMONIES
look at the women artists who changed the face of modern music in this documentary from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Dee Mosbacher.


2002 Calico Tracks Music 5 (CD)   AND STILL WE SING: The Outspoken Collection
Holly Near
DISC 2:
   6. Pallet on the Floor - (with Arlo Guthrie/Ronnie Gilbert/Pete Seeger)
   7. Hay una Mujer Desaparecida - (with Ronnie Gilbert)


2002 FILM                           RADICAL HARMONIES (92min)
    WOLFE Video 827301000023   DVD 2004
Documentary
Director Dee Mosbacher   
1970's female artists, producers, engineers, and technicians that paved the way for a bustling women's music tradition. Included are interviews with Cris Williamson, Linda Tillery, Mary Watkins, Ani DiFranco, and Melissa Ferrick. focus on Michigan Women's Music Festival.
Regina Louise, Linda Tillery, Margie Adam, Ronnie Gilbert, Cris Williamson, Bernice Johnson Reagon, Indigo Girls, Ani DiFranco, Bitch and Animal, Melissa Ferrick, Melvina Reynolds


2003 Appleseed 1072               SEEDS The Songs Of Pete Seeger   (3-CD)
DISC 2: FRIENDS OF PETE:
17. Precious Friend - (with Holly Near/Ronnie Gilbert)


2004 FILM   PBS Video 705136 (DVD) NOT FOR OURSELVES ALONE
Story Of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony
Director Ken Burns, Producer Paul Barnes, Voice Julie Harris, Ronnie Gilbert

      Warner Bros. UPC: 09362 47521 27          CD 1999
      NOT FOR OUTSELVES ALONE soundtrack
      Readers: Julie Harris; Ronnie Gilbert.


2004 FILM                         TELL THEM WHO YOU ARE
Documentary/Biography-son of cinematographer Haskell Wexler confronts his complex father by turning the camera on him.


2004 FILM                         ISN'T THIS A TIME! A Tribute Concert for Harold Leventhal
Documentary
Seventh Arts presents a documentary directed by Jim Brown. Running time: 90 minutes.
With Pete Seeger, Ronnie Gilbert, Fred Hellerman, Erik Darling and Eric Weissberg. Leon Bibb, Theodore Bikel, Peter, Paul and Mary and Arlo Guthrie.


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Subject: RE: Obit: Vale Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
From: Thomas Stern
Date: 27 Jun 15 - 12:06 PM

updated list of non-weavers recordings, film and theater work.
additions, corrections please!

Thomas.




RONNIE GILBERT
7 September 1926, New York City, New York, USA
6 June      2015, Mill Valley, California, USA 88

mother, Sarah, dressmaker and trade unionist
father, Charles Gilbert, factory worker


[as member of THE WEAVERS, qv
Pete Seeger, Lee Hays, Fred Hellerman, Ronnie Gilbert]


AUTOBIOGRAPY:
RONNIE GILBERT - A Radical Life in Song
Hardcover: 304 pages
Publisher: University of California Press (November 6, 2015)



xxxx study with Stella Adler, Ann Shepard and Uta Hagen



RADIO: [1933-1936, possibly "rainbow house"] unknown date/show
       Cool Beans post to mudcat: "she told me in an interview: She was a child performer on a radio program for kids. One of her fellow cast members was girl who went by the name of Bubbles Silverman, later known as opera star Beverly Sills. "


1946 FILM Danger Woman       (uncredited) .... Reporter


DISC set 601 (5063, 5064)          2-10" 78rpm 1947
LULLABIES AND ROUNDS -   Pete Seeger

DISC 5064-B (D799) Thou Poor Bird; Rose Rose Rose Rose
                     Ronnie Gilbert, Greta Brodie, Jackie Gibson
.



BEAR FAMILY   BCD 15720            1996
SONGS FOR POLITICAL ACTION
Folkmusic, Topical Songs And The American Left 1926-1953

NYC, NY, 1947
Pete Seeger, Tom Glazer, Hally Wood Faulk, Ronnie Gilbert
Disc 7
14. Intro & Commonwealth Of Toil
15. We've Got Our Eyes On You
16. Talking Union
17. The Preacher And The Slave
18. Which Side Are You On
19. Solidarity Forever
20. The Whole Wide World Around
21. Hold The Fort; Conclusion



Sept 17, 1951
DECCA   27799          10"-78rpm
DECCA 9-27799          7"-45RPM   
BELA BIMBA (Oscar De Mejo)                         (81541) 2:18
CALLA,CALLA                                        (81542) 2:38
Ronnie Gilbert with Vic Schoen and his Orchestra


Nov 1, 1951
Decca 27877          10"-78rpm 1951
A FLAMENCO (Robert Jerome)                           (81797) 2:42   
B JUST ONE MORE CHANCE (Arthur Johnston-Sam Coslow) (81798) 3:03
RONNIE GILBERT Vocal with Chorus and Orchestra



1958 RCA VICTOR LPM 1591             IN HI-FI: THE LEGEND OF BESSIE SMITH
RONNIE GILBERT
COOTIE WILLIAMS, Trumpet; BENNIE MORTON, Trombone;
BUSTER BAILEY, Clarinet; CLAUDE HOPKINS, Piano;
GEORGE DUVIVIER, Bass; OSIE JOHNSON, Drums;
Steve Jordan, George Barnes, Fred Hellerman, Guitar.
Head Arrangements: Fred Hellerman

A1 You've Been a Good Old Wagon
A2 Weepin' Willow Blues
A3 Gin House Blues
A4 A Good Man is Hard to Find
A5 Nobody Knows You When You're DOwn and Out
A6 After You've Gone
B1 Trombone Cholly
B2 Trouble in Mind
B3 Yellow Dog Blues
B4 Black Eye Blues
B5 Empty Bed Blues
B6 Cake Walking Babies

      RCA VICTOR EPA-4269    45-rpm EP PS
      RCA (Australia) 20142 45-rpm EP PS
A1 You've Been A Good Old Wagon
A2 Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
B1 Trouble In Mind
B2 Walking Babies



BILLBOARD MAY 15 1961 (other sources give date as 1958, 1960)
1960   Vanguard VRS 9052               COME AND GO WITH ME
[M8OP-0289/0290]
Ronnie Gilbert
assisted by Fred Hellerman, guitar; Erik Darling, guitar and banjo; Bill Lee, string bass.
A1 Come and go with me             FH EDg BL
A2 In the evening
A3 De los cuatro muleros          FH EDg
A4 House in New Orleans            FH
A5 Go from my window               instrumental ensemble, FH conducting
A6 Another man done gone                  
A7 Meeting at the building         FH EDg BL
B1 Zano duso                      instrumental ensemble, FH conducting
B2 Spanish is a loving tongue      FH EDg
B3 The golden vanity               FH EDb
B4 Hosannah and Matty Wallaleff    FH & ED percussion
B5 Johnny has gone for a soldier   FH
B6 La Quince Brigada.             FH EDg

1961   Vanguard    SRV-125
1962   Fontana(UK) TFL 6013
       The sound of folk music
       B4 Go from my window (Ronnie Gilbert) (2:40)


1963   Classics Record Library (Book-of-the Month Club) SRL-7624-1/8
                                                   4-LP, box, booklet
       FOLK SONG and MINSTRELSY
       B1. The Golden Vanity
       B2. Go from My Window
       B3. Johnny Is Gone for a Soldier
       B4. Spanish is a Loving Tongue
       B5. House of the Rising Sun



1974 Radio Shack/Vanguard #50-2031               4-LP box 1974
       Radio Shack Presents "40 Great Folk Songs"
       xx Ronnie Gilbert - The house of the rising sun


1962 Riverside RM 7537 / RS 97537      RAILROAD BILL
The Homesteaders (Judy Collins, Ronnie Gilbert, Bob Harter,
                   POSSIBLY Mike Settle, Walter Raim, -?????)
accompaniment POSSIBLY:
Frank Hamilton, Standup bass: Bill Lee , Banjo: Eric Weissberg, Guitar: Walter Raim. ?????

Railroad Bill 3:30
Cape Cod Girls 1:48
Abilene 3:16
Titanic 2:05
The Silkie 3:19
Whoa Buck 2:59
Roll On Columbia 2:15
Last Monday Morning 2:43
Mary Ann 2:33
Nine Pound Hammer 2:29
Stranger Here 3:16
She's Like The Swallow 2:54



1964 MERCURY MG20917/SR60917          ALONE WITH RONNIE GILBERT
Accompanied by Sam Brown on Guitar, Bill Lee Bass, Lou Misciagna Guitar,
Eric Weissberg Banjo, Ernie Calabria Guitar, and Maurice Monk Drums.
Produced by Al Gorgoni
Liner Notes by Nat Hentoff.

WHAT'S THAT I HEAR (Phil Ochs) 1:58
HOLLER (adapted by Pete Seeger) 2:28
EVERY NIGHT WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN (arranged and adapted by Ronnie Gilbert) 3:40
MASTERS OF WAR (Bob Dylan) 4:26
BORNING DAY (Fred Hellerman-Fran Minkoff) 3:24

POWER AND GLORY (Phil Ochs) 2:07
LONG ABOUT NOW (Fred Hellerman-Fran Minkoff) 2:40
MY FAVORITE THINGS (Richard ROdgers-Oscar Hammerstein II) 3:10
TURN, TURN, TURN (Pete Seeger) 2:43
THE HONEY WIND BLOWS (Fred Hellerman-Fran Minkoff) 4:27



19xx Motivation Records MR 10          IT COULD BE A WONDERFUL WORLD
Little Songs On Big Subjects
Lyrics by Hy Zaret, Music by Lou Singer
Produced by Hy Zaret
Leon Bibb, Ronnie Gilbert, Robert De Cormier Conducts.

It could be a wonderful world --
'Round the world polka --
I want to live in a friendly world --
Brown-skinned cow --
Traveling broadens one --
I'm proud to be me --
We're building a happier world --
American hymn --
What makes a good American --
Columbus said Si si signor --
Ol' Commodore Gray --
Close your eyes and point your finger --
I've got a church, you've got a church --
American hymn.


1966 Motivation Records MR 0646       SPOTLIGHT ON LATIN AMERICA
Leon Bibb, Ronnie Gilbert, Robert Harter, Vivian Martin
Terry O'Sullivan narrates

Introduction to Latin America (3:25)
Mexico is just across the border (3:34)
Benito's lullaby (3:44)
How do you spell "Nicaragua" (3:24)
Ay, ay Brazil (2:37)
Chuquicamata (Copper mining in Chile) (1:50)
Who was who in Latin America (1:43)
Simon Bolivar (3:09)
Chief among the indians (2:32)
Some geographical terms (2:43)
Deep within the earth (volcanos) (2:45)
The highway of friendship (The Pan American highway) (2:48)
Adios, amigos (3:30).


1966 Motivation Records MR 0650       SPOTLIGHT ON AFRICA
Robert de Cormier with The Spotlight Singers
Ronnie Gilbert, James Justice and narrated by Terry O'Sullivan
Lyrics and text by Hy Zaret
Music by Lou Singer
Arranged and conducted by Robert De Cormier
Produced by Hy Zaret
A1 The People of Africa
A2 The African Question
A3 Harness the Volta
A4 Report from Kenya
A5 African Tour
A5 Sahara Sunrise
B1 The Countries of Africa
B2 Jungle, Desert & Savanna
B3 Flora & Fauna
B4 A One Minute History of Africa
A5 Dr. ivingstone
B5 When History is Young


1963   UAW 1                         SONGS FOR A BETTER TOMORROW
TOMMY MAKEM / TARRIERS / RONNIE GILBERT
Historical notes by Harry Fleischman
Musical Direction by Ronnie Gilbert
         
Joe Hill (Part 1)             Clarence Cooper    3:26
Solidarity Forever            The Tarriers       2:13
No Irish Need Apply          Tommy Makem       2:09
The Mill Was Made Of Marble   Ronnie Gilbert    2:36
Which Side Are You On?       The Tarriers       1:56
Roll The Union On             The Tarriers       2:04
We Shall Not Be Moved         The Tarriers       2:34
Sit Down!                     The Tarriers       1:21
UAW-CIO                      The Tarriers       2:16
Song Of The Guaranteed Wage   The Tarriers       1:49
All Together                  The Tarriers       1:42
Too Old To Work               Tommy Makem       2:16
Automation                   Robert Carey       2:57
Union Maid                   The Tarriers       1:56
Joe Hill (Part 2)             Ronnie Gilbert    3:03



1964   UAW-2                         THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND- Songs of Social Justice
(Joan Baez/ The Baytown Singers/ Leon Bibb/ Judy Collins/ Tennessee Ernie Ford/ Ronnie Gilbert/ Fred Hellerman/ Tommy Makem & the Clancy Brothers/ Cisco Houston/ Ian & Sylvia/ Odetta/ Peter, Paul & Mary/ Pete Seeger/ The Tarriers/ The Weavers/ Josh White)
SIDE ONE:
- This Land Is Your Land (Woody Guthrie) - Tarriers and Ronnie Gilbert
- The Ballad of Momma Rosa Parks - Baytown Singers
- Four Strong Winds - Ian and Sylvia
- Another Man Done Gone - Leon Bibb
- Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford
- Johnny I Hardly Knew You - Tommy Makem and the Clancy Brothers
- Drill Ye Tarriers, Drill - the Weavers
- Strange Fruit - Billie Holiday
- Oh, Freedom - Ronnie Gilbert
SIDE TWO:
- He Was A Friend of Mine - Baytown Singers
- Blowing; In the Wind - Peter, Paul and Mary
- Follow the Drinking Gourd - the Weavers
- Hard Time Blues - Josh White
- Come Away Melinda - Fred Hellerman
- If I Had A Hammer - Odetta
- Pastures of Plenty - Cisco Houston
- Little Boxes - Pete Seeger
- Pass It On - Judy Collins



FILM: The inheritance. 58 min, b&w, 1965.
Harold Mayer Productions for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, AFL-CIO. Written by Millard Lambpell. Narrated by Robert Ryan. A history of recent America as seen through the eyes of its nationality, racial and working class groups. Background music of American popular, folk, and labor songs. Performers include Judy Collins, Ronnie Gilbert, Barry Kornfeld, and Tom Paxton.



TV: LET'S SING OUT (Canada, CTV/CBC)
Sep 23, 1965 - The Rooftop Singers, Ronnie Gilbert and Eric Anderson join a folkmuslc session at Waterloo Lutheran College.



1963-1965 FESTIVAL!                         DVD 2005
EAGLE VISION UPC: 801213910199

ronnie singing "masters of war" ???????????????????

Festival! is a 1967 American documentary film about the Newport Folk Festival, directed by Murray Lerner.

Filmed over the course of three festivals at Newport (1963-1965)[1], the film features performances by Johnny Cash, Joan Baez & Peter Yarrow, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Peter, Paul and Mary, Odetta, Bob Dylan, Judy Collins, Mississippi John Hurt, Son House, Howlin' Wolf, Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Spider John Koerner, Theodore Bikel, Hobart Smith, the Osborne Brothers, The Staple Singers, Mimi and Richard Fariña, Donovan, Sacred Harp Singers, Georgia Sea Island Singers, Mike Bloomfield, Judy Collins, Ronnie Gilbert, Moving Star Hall Singers, Howling Wolf, Blue Ridge Mountain Dancers, and many others.

It also features the infamous 1965 set by Bob Dylan at Newport. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.[2]





TV: LET'S SING OUT (Canada, CTV/CBC)
Feb 3, 1966 - Oscar Brand's guests at Waterloo Lutheran College in Waterloo, Ont. are Ronnie Gilbert, Fred Nell and the Canadian duo, Russ and Lotys.



April 22, 1966: Judson Poets Theater HECTOR, THE HEROIC!
director: Jacques Levy
music by: Mark Zalk
author: Robert Cosmos Savage
presented in cooperation with The Open Theatre



May 18, 1966 Cafe La Mama VIET ROCK (Megan Terry)
WIKI: "The play was initially developed in 1965 and 1966 during collaborative workshops at New York City's The Open Theater under the leadership of Joseph Chaikin and Peter Feldman. The company performed improvisations based on accounts of the Vietnam War, and Terry wrote and directed a full-length show based on these improvisations. The music was composed by Marianne de Pury, who developed the songs during the workshops. It opened at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club on May 18, 1966.

The play then had a two-week run at the Yale Repertory Theatre before its off-Broadway premiere at the Martinique Theatre on November 10, 1966. It closed at the Martinique on December 31 after 62 performances.

One of the leading cast members was Gerome Ragni, who would go on to create the musical Hair with fellow actor James Rado. In developing Hair, Ragni borrowed the anti-war theme, as well as the experimental technique of improvisational exercises, from the production of Viet Rock.



1967 OFF-BROADWAY play AMERICA HURRAH by Jean-Claude van Itallie [premier November 6, 1966]
    POCKET THEATER, 100 3rd Avenue, NYC. (later called the Jewel and the Bijou).
    Directors: Jacques Levy and Joseph Chaikin
    CAST: Joyce Aaron, James Barbosa, Henry Calvert,
          Conrad Fowkes, Ronnie Gilbert, Cynthia Harris,
          Bill Macy, Brenda Smiley, and the voice of Ruth White.
    AMERICA HURRAH, a triple-bill of one-acts -- INTERVIEW, TV, and MOTEL

    Evergreen Program, MAY 1967 Vol.1, Number 6
      Second Applicant..............Ronnie Gilbert

    1968 OFF-BROADWAY AMERICA HURRAH
    Evergreen Showcard
      With Bill Macy, Ronnie Gilbert, Dorothy Lyman, Philip Harris, Roy London,
      Peta Hargarther, Henry Calvert, Ruth White, and Joyce Aaron.
    "Interview" directed by Joseph Chaikin; "TV" staged by Jacques Levy.



1968 FILM Isadora(Loves of Isadora)       .... Miss Chase


1968 FILM Windflowers       .... Mother



The Man in the Glass Booth
[Play, Original]

Performer: Ronnie L. Gilbert [Mrs. Rosen]
Sep 26, 1968 - May 17, 1969
1969 THEATER                         "THE MAN IN THE GLASS BOOTH"
THE MAN IN THE GLASS BOOTH, Souvenir Program, 1969, NYC. The Robert Shaw play opened in NYC on 09/28/68 and ran for 264 performances. Inside are posed photos, headshot photos and bios. The cast includes Jack Warden, Ben Kapen, Ronnie Gilbert, Tresa Hughes and Michael Gorrin. Directed by Harold Pinter.

FEBRUARY, 1969 ROYALE THEATRE / THEATER PLAYBILL
THE MAN IN THE GLASS BOOTH
featuring
DONALD PLEASENCE, LAWRENCE PRESSMAN, RONNI L GILBERT, DOLORES RASKIN, BORIS TUMARIN

[NB: NOT in 1967 production -???
1967 ST MARTIN'S THEATRE
THEATRE / THEATER PLAYBILL
THE MAN IN THE GLASS BOOTH
featuring
DONALD PLEASENCE, LAWRENCE PRESSMAN, YOOTHA JOYCE, SONIA DRESDEL

NOT in 1975 film.....



1979 Warner BSK 3329                CIRCLES & SEASONS - Pete Seeger
produced by Fred Hellerman
B7 Allelulia/Joy Upon This Earth with Fred Hellerman & Ronnie Gilbert   


1982 FILM: THE WEAVERS: WASN'T THAT A TIME!
MGM/UA (Beta/VHS/LD) MB/MV500218/ 9 38304-6
MGM/UA RCA-CED      UPC: 075993830439 0 27616 10218
1995       WARNER ??????
2011       ??????   DVD (PBS membership premium)
Jim Brown's award-winning documentary


1982 THEATER                         'THREE TRAVELS OF ALADIN'
"THE Three Travels of Aladin With the Magic Lamp" brings Elizabeth Swados back to home ground. The new musical is playing at La Mama Annex, where the composer created her evocative scores for Andrei Serban's explorations of Greek tragedy. ''Aladin'' is a brief chamber opera, written in collaboration with Francoise Grund, who acts as author, director and designer.



1983 RADIO
Hart, William, 1945-
Title Night voices [sound recording] : selections of theater works presented by The Other Theater on WBAI / written by Bill Hart.

Credits Joseph Chaikin, director ; Miles Smith, recording engineer ; Rick Harris, radio producer.
Performer Roger Babb, Joseph Chaikin, Ronnie Gilbert and Tina Shepherd, actors ; Harry Mann, Bill Utley and Meredith Monk, composers.
Event Originally broadcast on WBAI, New York, on May 11 and 12, 1983 between 11-11:30 pm.
Summary Cassette contains two selections from four-part theater work series Night voices, conceived and directed by Joseph Chaikin. Night voices is about "the twilight state between wake and sleep", and focused on dreams, sleep and death. The two selections, performed by The Other Theater, were recorded on the tape are "Mysteries" (side 1) and "Patterns" (side 2) Meredith Monk's Dolmen music was featured in "Patterns".



1985 TELLUS(NY) No.11 cassette                  The Sound of Radio
Contents The neighborhood freaks / Jay Allison
Fundamentals : musical preachers / Adam Cornford and Daniel Crafts
If a voice like then what? / Greg Whitehead
Langue etude / Susan Stone
New York City : 24 hours in public places / The New York IPS
Mosquitos / M'lou Zahner Ollswang
La llorona / Ginna Allison
Dead of Summer / Marjorie Van Halteren
Balloon man / Lou Giansante ; written by e. e. cummings
Postcard from Mzima Springs / Karen Michel McPherson
Cityphony / Barrett Golding

Is this real : excerpt / Rick Harris, producer ; by Joseph Chaikin, Ronnie Gilbert and Mira Rafelowicz ; music by Richard Peaslee and Bill Uttley

Crime of silence : the sexual abuse of children / Janice Ball and Portia Franklin
And they never come back...life after our parents have died / Melanie Berzon
Citizen Kafka - Abbott and Costello meet the anti-Christ / Edward Haber, producer ; co-produced and written by Johnny "Angry Red" Weltz
House of dogs : excerpt / Steve Jones
Stella nova / Helen Thorington
The day that Buddy Holly died : a portrait of the Fifties / Ginger Miles
The long journey of Poppie Non Gena / Karen Frillmann.



1984 REDWOOD RR 404                LIFELINE
RONNIE GILBERT/HOLLY NEAR [1983 Spring tour]
recorded at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco
Harriet Tubman
Si Me Quieres Escribir
Beloved Comrade
Two Good Arms
Biko
Gracias A La Vida
Pastures of Plenty
Stormy Weather a medley of love songs

Goodnight Irene
No More Genocide
Isabel
Perfect Night
The Activity Room
Hay Una Mujer
Singing for our Lives


2002 Appleseed 1066 (2 CD)          LIFELINE EXTENDED
Recorded live at the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California in 1983.
digitally remastered, 8 bonus tracks.
DISC 1:
1. Harriet Tubman
2. Si Me Quieres Escribir (If You Want to Write to Me)
3. Pastures of Plenty
4. Beloved Comrade
5. Two Good Arms
6. Biko
7. Isabel
8. Started Out Fine
9. The Right Time
10. No More Genocide
11. Kid's Song
12. Hay una Mujer Desaparecida
13. Goodnight Irene

DISC 2:
1. Women's Medley
2. I Cried
3. The Activity Room
4. Perfect Night
5. Lucky to Be Me
6. Stormy Medley
7. Army Song/Chairman of the Board: Chairman Of The Board
8. Family Promise
9. Singing for Our Lives
10. Singing With You
11. [Untitled Hidden Track]


1984 FILM WOODY GUTHRIE: Hard Travelin'
documentary, director: Jim Brown


1986 ARLOCO ARL-284 WOODY GUTHRIE Hard Travelin' SOUNDTRACK LP
2000 Rising Son Records (CD) 15-1117
Arlo Guthrie & Friends: HOYT AXTON/JOAN BAEZ/JUDY COLLINS/JACK ELLIOTT/RONNIE GILBERT/ARLO GUTHRIE/WOODY GUTHRIE/ROSE MADDOX/BILLMURLIN/HOLLY NEAR/PETE SEEGER/SONNY TERRY
81. Pastures of Plenty (Holly Near & Ronnie Gilbert)



1985 REDWOOD RR 8507                SISTERFIRE
      A1 This Little Light of Mine 0:59 all
      B3 Ghannu ma'i (Lebanese) (2:25) - Ronnie Gilbert
      B8 This Little Light of Mine

A1 –Jane Sapp, Cathy Fink,Amparo Ochoa, Moving Star Hall Singers, The, Alicia Partnoy, Sweet Honey In The Rock, Holly Near, Reel World String Band, The, Ronnie GIlbert, Flora Moulton, Cris Williamson, Alexis Deveaux This Little Light Of Mine 0:59
A2 –Jane Sapp Go Tell It On The Mountain 4:46
A3 –Cathy Fink Coal Mining Woman 2:47
A4 –Amparo Ochoa Mujer 2:13
A5 –Moving Star Hall Singers, The Oh Mother Don't You Worry 'Bout Me 1:48
A6 –Alicia Partnoy Song Of The Exiled 1:33
A7 –Sweet Honey In The Rock Chile-Soweto/Biko/Venceremos 3:29
B1 –Holly Near A Perfect Night 2:34
B2 –Reel World String Band, The In My Girlish Days 2:42
B3 –Ronnie GIlbert Ghannu Ma'i 2:25
B4 –Flora Moulton Do Lord 1:41
B5 –Cris Williamson Native Dancer 4:54
B6 –Alexis Deveaux Everyone Is Nicaragua 3:27
B7 –Holly Near Emma 3:54
B8 –Jane Sapp, Cathy Fink,Amparo Ochoa, Moving Star Hall Singers, The, Alicia Partnoy, Sweet Honey In The Rock, Holly Near, Reel World String Band, The, Ronnie GIlbert, Flora Moulton, Cris Williamson, Alexis Deveaux This L


1985 REDWOOD RR 408                  The SPIRIT IS FREE
Ronnie Gilbert, vocals, with assisting vocalists and instrumentalists.

Lyrics on inner sleeve.
Recorded at Different Fur, San Francisco.

Don't let the singer down / Near, Langley --
Hang up your memories / Near, Langley --
The water is wide / traditional --
Sit with me / Near, Torf --
Wood River / Kaldor --
I'm so lonesome I could cry / Williams --
Midnight special / Ledbetter ; ad. J. & A. Lomax --
There goes the mountain / Paxton --
The death of Stephen Biko / Paxton --
Mothers, daughters, wives / Small --
The spirit is free / Near, Langley --
Same boat now / Rose.


1985 REDWOOD RR 409 stereo          HARP
Holly Near Arlo Guthrie Ronnie Gilbert Pete Seeger

Holly Near, vocals ; Arlo Guthrie, electric piano, synthesizer, guitar, vocals ; Ronnie Gilbert, vocals ; Pete Seeger, guitar, banjo, vocals ; Jeff Langley, piano.
Recorded live at the Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, Sept. 17-18, 1984.

Oh Mary don't you weep --
Somos el barco = We are the boat --
City of New Orleans --
Fine time --
All over the world --

Small business blues --
What's going on ; Foolish notion --
Wimoweh --
Jacob's ladder --
Good for the world --
Pallet on the floor.

2001 Appleseed 1054 (2 CD)   HARP A Time To Sing!
Recorded live at the Universal Ampitheatre in Los Angeles, California in September 1984.
liner notes by Holly Near, Ronnie Gilbert, Arlo Guthrie, and Pete Seeger.
DISC 1:
1. Oh Mary Don't You Weep
2. Somos el Barco/We Are the Boat :: We Are The Boat
3. Singing With You
4. Oh Mom
5. Emma
6. You and Me
7. Daughters, Wives Mothers
8. What's Going On/Foolish Notion: What's Going On / Foolish Notion
9. Jacob's Ladder
10. Take Back the Night!
11. The Water Is Wide
12. City of New Orleans
13. Wimoweh (Mbube)

DISC 2:
1. Twelve Gates to the City
2. Fine Time
3. Icicle Blue
4. Ghannu Ma'i
5. Tarantella
6. All Over the World
7. Small Business Blues
8. Estadio Chile
9. Guantanamera
10. Mr. Tambourine Man
11. Good for Theworld
12. Pallet on the Floor
13. Singing for Our Lives



1985 FILM   HOPI: Songs of the Fourth World   16mm/vhs/dvd
by Pat Ferrero
is a compelling study of the Hopi that captures their deep spirituality and reveals their integration of art and daily life. Amidst the beautiful images of Hopi land and life, a variety of Hopi--a farmer, religious elder, grandmother, painter, potter and weaver--speak about the preservation of the Hopi way.



August Night Records             recorded LIVE during August, 1985                     double LP


1985 AUGUST NIGHT MF 010                      2-LP
Michigan Live '85: 10th Michigan Womyn's Music Festival
Recorded at the 10th Michigan Womyn's Music Festival on August 8-11, 1985 near Hart, Michigan

RHIANNON = Joy Spring
TERESA TRULL = You in My Life
TERESA TRULL & BARBARA HIGBIE = On Our Way
MARY WATKINS = Virgin Birth
RONNIE GILBERT = Mother's Day
KAY GARDNER & SUNWOMYN ENSEMBLE = Castle in the Mist
THERESE EDELL = Emma
ALIX DOBKIN = If It Wasn't for the Women
HOLLY NEAR = Fight Back
HOLLY NEAR & RHIANNON = Waterfall
CHEVERE = Castillo's Castle
FERRON & LUCIE BLUE TREMBLAY = Ain't Life a Brook
FERRON = Proud Crowd/Pride Cried
DEUCE = Texas Pearl
HOLLY NEAR, RONNIE GILBERT, LINDA TILLERY = Oh Mary Don't You Weep
CASSELBERRY & DUPREE = City Down
LINDA TILLERY = Love and Happiness
EDWINA LEE TYLER & A PIECE OF THE WORLD = Fanga
   


1986   REDWOOD RR 410                SINGING WITH YOU
Holly Near and Ronnie Gilbert, vocals ; Jeff Langley, piano ; Carrie Barton, bass ; John Bucchino, piano, background vocal on Wouldn't you rather.
Event Recorded live at the Great American Music Hall, Universal Amphitheatre.

Singing with you / Near, Langley (3:14)
Lucky to be me / Comden, Green, Bernstein (3:13)
The right time / Jeff Langley (3:38)
I cried / Ruth Pelham (2:52)
Simply love / Holly Near (2:35)
In a restaurant by the sea / John Bucchino (2:34)
Medley: Strong / Holly Near ;
         I know where I'm going / Paul Campbell ;
         Imagine my surprise / Holly Near ;
         Darling Corey / Paul Campbell ;
         Dancing bird / Holly Near ;
         Lady at the piano / Near, Langley ;
         Something about the women / Holly Near (5:20)
Wouldn't you rather / Holly Near (:42)
Hand me down my jogging shoes / Tom Paxton (3:34)
Kid's song / Ferron (2:38)
The new underground railroad / Gerry Tenney (1:45)
The great peace march / Holly Near (4:02).


1986 FILM The Women of Summer
Documentary A look at the controversial Bryn Mawr Summer School for
Women Workers of the 1920s and 1930s.


1986 FILM Club Life (aka King of the City) .... Mace


1988 Flying Fish FF483          "Songs Of The Working People'
                                 American Revolution to the Civil War
Tommy Makem, Pete Seeger, Odetta, Alan Lomax,
Ronnie Gilbert, Chet Washington, Earl Robinson.
A3 Greenland Fisheries (Ronnie, Chet, Pete and Chorus)
A5 Step By Step (Ronnie, Chet, Earl)
A6 John Henry (Odetta and Ronnie)
B2 Life Is A Toil (Ronnie, Lorin)



1988 FILM Running on Empty   ... Mrs. Taylor


1988 FILM Crossing Delancey ... Mugger #2


1989 Abbe Alice AAM-CD915 (CD)   LOVE WILL FIND A WAY
Ronnie Gilbert, vocals ;
John Bucchino, piano, synthesizer and background vocals
Recorded live at the Iron Horse Cafe, Northampton, MA., Feb. 26, 1989 except tracks 3 & 6 which were recorded at Capitol Records, Hollywood, CA., March 16, 1989.
Produced by Donna Korones and Ronnie Gilbert

Music In My Mother's House
Nobody Knows You / No Rockin' Chair
The Girl in the Red Velvet Dress
Babies
Silo
Love Will Find A Way
Happy Birthday Mrs. Miller
Wish I Had a Troubador
Every Night When the Sun Goes Down
The Song With the Violins
Bad Old Days
They All Sang Bread and Roses


1991 Columbia 48607 (CD)          SONGS OF THE CIVIL WAR Soundtrack
24. When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again (Vocal) - Ronnie Gilbert


1991 FILM   FOREVER ACTIVISTS! (VHS, DVD)
      Stories from the Veterans of Abraham Lincoln Brigade
       60 minutes, Color, Directed by Judith Montell

Documentary about the surviving Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade.
1991 Oscar nominee. Ronnie narrates.



1992 HOT WIRE - The Journal of Women's Music and Culture Vol.8 No.2 May 1992
      Ronnie Gilbert Interview
      4 Page Candid Question and Answer Interview with Ronnie Gilbert.
      Includes Photos




1992 Vancouver Men's Chorus SA92157(CD)    SIGNATURE
5.Music in my mother's house (Stuart Stotts)   (3:26)

"Signature songs of the VMC are a select group of custom arrangements which have become synonymous with our name. Over the years we have found our own distinctive voice in this music, giving it expression in live performance and, now, in this recording. The search for this voice has led us into the world of women's music, contemporary Canadian, American and South American folk music, and music from the stage. What might formerly have been untraditional music sources have now become the very traditions into which we look repeatedly for the perfect match of words and music."
Wood River / Connie Kaldor (3:52)
Gracias a la vida / Violetta Para (2:55)
Hard times / Stephen Foster (3:40)
Everything possible / Fred Small (4:02)
Music in my mother's house / Stuart Stotts (with Ronnie Gilbert) (3:26)   Esperanto / Joelle Rabu, J. Douglas Dodd (3:26)
There comes a time / Connie Kaldor (2:23)
I will, I will, I will / Noël Coward (7:28)
Pussywillows, cattails / Gordon Lightfoot (3:19)
Four strong winds / Ian Tyson (4:49)
All the things you are / Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern (3:51)
I shall sing / Van Morrison (2:21)
This is my home / Bob Buckley, Brian Gibson (2:53).


1996 Warner 9 46298-2   (CD)            LIFELINES LIVE
1996 Warner ?????      (VHS)          LIFELINES LIVE
Peter, Paul, and Mary
Additional personnel: Dave Van Ronk, Tom Paxton, Richie Havens, Susan Werner, Odetta, Buddy Mondlock, Ronnie Gilbert, Fred Hellerman (vocals); Paul Prestopino (guitar, mandolin, banjo, dobro); John Sebastian (harmonica); Doug Katsaros (keyboards); Dick Kniss (bass); Bashiri Johnson (percussion).

Babylon ; Oh, sinner man (PP&M) --
Wanderin' ; Nobody knows you when you're down and out (PP&M with Dave Van Ronk & John Sebastian) --
75 Septembers (PP&M) --
Deportee (PP&M with Tom Paxton) --
The times they are a' changin' (PP&M with John Sebastian) --
Old enough (Ode to an aging rocker) (PP&M) --
Home is where the heart is (Mary Travers with Peter & Noel) --
The great Mandala (The wheel of life) (Peter Yarrow with Richie Havens) --
Stewball (PP&M) --
For the love of it all (Noel Paul Stookey with Susan Werner) --
Virtual party (see_you@party.net) (Noel Paul Stookey) --
House of the rising sun (Mary Travers with Odetta) --
Freedom medley (Peter Yarrow) --
The kid (PP&M with Buddy Mondlock) --
Sweet survivor (Mary Travers) --
River of Jordan (PP&M with all guest artists).



1997 Abbe Alice Music 696 (CD)      THIS TRAIN STILL RUNS
Vocals: Holly Near, Ronnie Gilbert, John Bucchino; Piano: Janet Hood
Recorded live at the Institute for The Music Arts, Bodega, CA,June 20, 1996.

This train still runs --
It's about time --
Trouble in mind --
Home is where the heart is --
In the quiet morning --
Agitator --
Build high the bridge --
Music in my mother's house --
When I'm not near the girl I love --
Look at the way --
Marie --
Through the years --
The poet, the wife and the monkey --
La Pajita --
Why oh why --
We're not alone --
When the stars begin to fall --
Pastures of plenty --
Power and glory.



1998 Appleseed 1024 (CD) WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE: The Songs Of Pete Seeger
CD1.16 Empty Pocket Blues - Ronnie Gilbert/Robin Flower/Libby McLaren



VIDEO
Ronnie Gilbert : WMST 1A, 11/16/99.
Author: Ronnie Gilbert; Bettina Aptheker
Publisher: [1999]
Edition/Format: VHS video : English 77min

Summary: Singer, writer, activist Ronnie Gilbert speaks to the Women's Studies 1A, Introduction to Feminism, class at the University of California, Santa Cruz.



2001 CD Cob's Cobble Music 1005   "Folk Songs of the Catskills: A Celebration of Camp Woodland"
produced by Geoff Kaufman
Recorded at Nevessa Studios, Saugerties, N.Y., Mar.-Apr. 2000
-The maid on the shore (Ronnie Gilbert) (5:40)
-Last winter was a hard one (Ronnie Gilbert and Joanna Cazden) (3:00)


2001 FILM   Wolfe Video            RADICAL HARMONIES
look at the women artists who changed the face of modern music in this documentary from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Dee Mosbacher.


2002 Calico Tracks Music 5 (CD)   AND STILL WE SING: The Outspoken Collection
Holly Near
DISC 2:
   6. Pallet on the Floor - (with Arlo Guthrie/Ronnie Gilbert/Pete Seeger)
   7. Hay una Mujer Desaparecida - (with Ronnie Gilbert)


2002 FILM                           RADICAL HARMONIES (92min)
    WOLFE Video 827301000023   DVD 2004
Documentary
Director Dee Mosbacher   
1970's female artists, producers, engineers, and technicians that paved the way for a bustling women's music tradition. Included are interviews with Cris Williamson, Linda Tillery, Mary Watkins, Ani DiFranco, and Melissa Ferrick. focus on Michigan Women's Music Festival.
Regina Louise, Linda Tillery, Margie Adam, Ronnie Gilbert, Cris Williamson, Bernice Johnson Reagon, Indigo Girls, Ani DiFranco, Bitch and Animal, Melissa Ferrick, Melvina Reynolds


2003 Appleseed 1072       SEEDS The Songs Of Pete Seeger   (3-CD)
DISC 2: FRIENDS OF PETE:
17. Precious Friend - (with Holly Near/Ronnie Gilbert)


2004 FILM   PBS Video 705136 (DVD) NOT FOR OURSELVES ALONE
Story Of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony
Director Ken Burns, Producer Paul Barnes, Voice Julie Harris, Ronnie Gilbert

      Warner Bros. UPC: 09362 47521 27          CD 1999
      NOT FOR OUTSELVES ALONE soundtrack
      Readers: Julie Harris; Ronnie Gilbert.


2004 FILM: TELL THEM WHO YOU ARE
Documentary/Biography-son of cinematographer Haskell Wexler confronts his complex father by turning the camera on him.


2004 FILM: ISN'T THIS A TIME! A Tribute Concert for Harold Leventhal
Documentary
Seventh Arts presents a documentary directed by Jim Brown.
Running time: 90 minutes.
With Pete Seeger, Ronnie Gilbert, Fred Hellerman, Erik Darling and Eric Weissberg. Leon Bibb, Theodore Bikel, Peter, Paul and Mary and Arlo Guthrie.


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Subject: Ronnie Gilbert memorial
From: Felipa
Date: 15 Jan 16 - 08:47 PM

Celebrating Ronnie Gilbert: 1926-2015 (7PM)
Freight and Salvage Coffee House
2020 Addison Street / Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 644-2020 / info@freightandsalvage.org
Thursday, January 21, 2016, 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:00 pm)

please contact the Freight box office at reservations@freightandsalvage.org or (510) 644-2020 ext. 120 [there is also online booking]

For those unable to join us in person:

KPFA will broadcast the concert live at 94.1FM and stream the audio at kpfa.org. The program will be archived and available online for two weeks after the live broadcast.

The East Bay Media Center is helping us to webcast the concert live. Check back here on the afternoon of the show for the link to view the webcast.

[above information from http://thefreight.org/tribute-ronnie-gilbert]



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