Andrew Bird: Guest DJ: 2017
Guest DJ Andrew Bird at WFUV (photo by Rita Houston)
Activism is in the air and artists everywhere are responding in one way or another, including Andrew Bird. For a special edition of The Whole Wide World, the FUV fave, songwriter, violinist and whistler shared a protest song playlist, as well as his ever-evolving ideas about art, songwriting and the role of art in activism.
- Charley Patton, "I Shall Not Be Moved"
- Marijata, "No Condition Is Permanent"
- Stereolab, "Crest"
- Lead Belly, "We're In The Same Boat, Brother"
- Amadou & Mariam, "Ce N'est Pas Bon"
- The Carter Family, "When The World's On Fire"
You'll find these songs and more on Andrew's "How to Write a Protest Song" Spotify playlist.