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Vic Sadot Sends 18 song “Truth Troubadour” CD To DiscMakers

The final art design and sound master mix were sent to DiscMakers for pressing today. This is the sixth music project by Vic Sadot where he worked with DiscMakers. It is the fourth that included the CD Baby digital distribution deal.

Click here to see a 3D preview of the cover-art at DiscMakers for the new 2016 “Truth Troubadour” CD release by Vic Sadot! Here is a screenshot too!

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Vic Sadot DiscMakers Discography Product Releases Since 1985: (1) 1985 “Good Time Delaware” 45 single by Crazy Planet Band, cover art by Michael Schwartz & Debbie Hegedus; (2) 1988 “Ride the Wind” LP by Crazy Planet Band, cover art by Curt S. Wayne; (3) 1997 “Comin’ Home” CD by Vic Sadot’s “Planète Folle” Band, CD cover photo by Geoffrey Williams; (4) 2005 Vic Sadot “Broadsides & Retrospectives” CD cover photo & design by Dean A. Banks; (5) 2011 “9/11 Truth & Justice Songs” CD by Vic Sadot, cover photo by Geoffrey Williams, cover design by Michael Tank; (6) 2016 “Truth Troubadour” CD by Vic Sadot.

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Rob Sadot in the studio during his visit to California in October 2012. We did “Full Spectrum Dominance” and “Billboard Bandit” with Eric Golub on violin at that session with Owner/Sound Engineer Sammy Fielding of Ancient Owl Audio (formerly Robot Envy Studio).

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Eric Golub getting ready to record with Sound Engineer Sammy Fielding in Ancient Owl Audio in Berkeley, CA

Truth Troubadour CD Credits: Vic Sadot on vocals and acoustic guitar on all 18 songs; and on piano accordion on 9, 12, 14, 17. Eric Golub on viola 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18; violin 2, 12, 13, 15, 16; ukulele on tracks 4, 5, 9, 11, 18; baritone ukulele 14 and 17. Rob Sadot on electric guitar on 1, 13, 15. Dean A. Banks on piano/bass on 1. Rob Hunter on drums/recording engineer at The Tune Room in Wilmington, DE on 1. All other recording/mastering by Sammy Fielding at Ancient Owl Audio in Berkeley, CA. Back cover photo by Cecile Earle 7-22-16 Redwood Gardens. Front Cover & CD Design by Vic Sadot.
disc-label_truth-troubadour_vic-sadot-screenshot_discmakers_onlinedesign-proofThe Official Site for Vic Sadot Music http://www.vicsadot.com

BERKELEY PROTEST FEST SATURDAY AUGUST 15 2015 PROGRAM SCHEDULE

BERKELEY PROTEST FEST SATURDAY AUGUST 15 2015 PROGRAM SCHEDULE.

BERKELEY PROTEST FEST SATURDAY AUGUST 15 2015 PROGRAM SCHEDULE – All Fifty Performers & MC’s Listed! A Benefit for the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists! The event will be Live-Streamed from the link to CONCERT WINDOW! BERKELEY PROTEST FESTIVAL will present over 50 Performers from 10 am to 10 pm! The “BERKELEY PROTEST FESTIVAL” is a Festival to Celebrate Protest in Song, Poetry, and Comedy on Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 10 am to 10 pm in Historic Fellowship Hall at 1924 Cedar St, Berkeley, CA 94709. http://berkeleycalling.wordpress.com/2015/08/15/berkeley-protest-fest-saturday-august-15-2015-program-schedule

Berkeley Barb Celebrates 50th Anniversary

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Country Joe McDonald takes the Freight & Salvage stage at the Berkeley Barb 50th Anniversary Celebration on August 12, 2015.

Country Joe McDonald takes the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse stage at the Berkeley Barb 50th Anniversary Celebration on August 12, 2015.

Singer-songwriter Emily Yates takes a 3 person selfie back stage at the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse celebration of the Berkeley Barb's 50th Anniversary on 8-12-15. Emily posted it on Facebook within minutes. Modern times...

Singer-songwriter Emily Yates takes a 3 person selfie back stage at the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse celebration of the Berkeley Barb’s 50th Anniversary on 8-12-15. Emily posted it on Facebook within minutes. Modern times…

Berkeley Barb Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Article by Vic Sadot at Berkeley Calling Blog: Many veterans of Berkeley Barb activist journalism in the past 50 years will be gathering from far and wide for a reunion with their movement friends. If you don’t know the Berkeley Barb history, you can visit the About Berkeley Barb section of the website. Meanwhile here is an excerpt, and below you can check out the schedule over several days Aug 8 – 14. Country Joe McDonald invited me to do a couple songs at the private event at The Freight & Salvage on August 12 at “A 50 Year Barb celebration party with live music featuring Country Joe McDonald, Jef Jaisun, Vic Sadot, Sal Valentino & friends, plus radio pioneer Scoop Nisker and comedy celebrating free speech and the alternative press, is scheduled at the Freight & Salvage at 2020 Addison St. in Berkeley”.  Read more at the Barb or Freight sites! On Saturday, August 15 Country Joe’s idea of doing an all day “BERKELEY PROTEST FESTIVAL” will swing into action with an Event Team who will coordinate over 50 performers of songs, poems, and comedy at the Historic Fellowship Hall of the BFUU in Berkeley.

Phil and Me – Celebrating Phil Ochs

Phil and Me. Phil Ochs 75th birthday will be on December 19, 2015. At “Celebrating Phil Ochs” website and Facebook there is a section for sharing your story about meeting Phil! I just posted one! And two days ago I posted a video enhanced version of the May 1973 interview that Rich Lang, Skip Pizzi, and I did with Phil at WGTB in Washington, DC. Check it out! Vic

Vic Sadot leads Fukushima 4th Anniversary “No Nuke Blues” sing out at Japanese SF Consulate

Cynthia Papermaster holds the mic and sings along with Vic Sadot and Chizu Hamada at the Japanese Consulate protest by No Nukes Action Committee for the 4th Anniversary of the Catastrophic and Ongoing Disaster at the Fukushima Nuclear Complex on March 11, 2011. Vic has a new verse for Fukushima.

Cynthia Papermaster holds the mic and sings along with Vic Sadot and Chizu Hamada at the Japanese Consulate protest by No Nukes Action Committee for the 4th Anniversary of the Catastrophic and Ongoing Disaster at the Fukushima Nuclear Complex on March 11, 2011. Vic has a new verse for Fukushima.

No Nukes Action Committee organized a Fourth Anniversary of Fukushima Demonstration and March from the Japanese Consulate to PG&E Headquarters in San Francisco on 3-11-15. The rally was live-streamed to Japan on the internet at UstreamTV by Genta. (1:58:14)  Now archived at at IWJ-SF Ustream! Please share the video widely!

Fukushima Fourth Anniversary Demo in San Francisco Ustream Archive

Chizu Hamada of the No Nukes Action Committee speaks at the second rally in front of PG&E Headquarters after the march from the protest at the Japanese Consulate in San Francisco on 3-11-15.  Screenshot from the video at IWJ-SF Ustream channel.

Chizu Hamada of the No Nukes Action Committee speaks at the second rally in front of PG&E Headquarters after the march from the protest at the Japanese Consulate in San Francisco on 3-11-15. Screenshot from the video at IWJ-SF Ustream channel.

The rally was led by Chizu Hamada and Steve Zeltzer. It featured many Bay Area community activists concerned about Fukushima’s ongoing release of radiation and the threat posed by the similar situation of Diablo Canyon Nuke Plant, which was built on the Pacific ocean beach over an earthquake fault. The crowd joins Vic Sadot in singing “No Nuke Blues”, a song about the Three Mile Island Accident in 1979 in Pennsylvania, the Chernobyl Accident in 1986 in the former Soviet Union, and the Fukushima Disaster on March 11, 2011 in Japan. That segment starts at 1:04:30.

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At 1:09:20 Janet Weil reads her poem to the crowd at the Japanese embassy with Vic Sadot on guitar.

Cynthia Papermaster at PG&E HQ in San Francisco speaks out for a Rate Payer Revolt at the Fourth Anniversary of the ongoing Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe on 3-11-15.  Screenshot from the Ustream archive at the IWJ-SF channel.

Cynthia Papermaster at PG&E HQ in San Francisco speaks out for a Rate Payer Revolt at the Fourth Anniversary of the ongoing Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe on 3-11-15. Screenshot from the Ustream archive at the IWJ-SF channel.

Cynthia Papermaster speaks about the “Ratepayer Revolt” at 1:46:00 in front of PG&E HQ.

See also the Facebook Page of SHUT DOWN DIABLO CANYON – NO NUKES ACTION COMMITTEE

NO NUKE BLUES – Fukushima Update Version by Berkeley Broadside Balladeer Vic Sadot. FREE MP3! Get it at SoundCloud! Use it! 

The original “No Nuke Blues” was written in 1979 about the Three Mile Island accident on the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania. The song was updated with a verse about the Chernobyl disaster in 1986 in the former Soviet Union. Unfortunately, a new verse was written in 2011 about the ongoing Fukushima catastrophe. Here’s the Fukushima update verse:

They say earthquakes and tidal waves messed up the best of plans!

There are deadly radiation leaks from Fukushima in Japan!

Contamination’s spreading through the land, the air, and sea!

It’s time to put an end to this insane nuke industry!

This version has Vic Sadot on vocals, acoustic guitar, and piano accordion. Eric Golub plays violin. This recording was done in Robot Envy Studio in Berkeley, CA with owner Sammy Fielding as sound engineer.

BERKELEY FELLOWSHIP MONTHLY OPEN MIC (BF MOM)

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Every Second Friday of Every Month! Multi-issue activist and prolific SF Bay Area singer-songwriter Tommi Avocolli Mecca will be the featured artist on Friday, Feb 8 at Historic Fellowship Hall at the BF MOM (Berkeley Fellowship Monthly Open Mic). Hear Tommi’s song about the banker foreclosure crisis making millions of American families homeless in the wake of the US taxpayer funded “bankster bailout”! What would MLK say today? Vic Sadot, the Berkeley “Broadside Balladeer” will host and sing out! Note to Musicians/Performers: Sign-up begins at 6:30 pm for 20 ten minute spots! Show starts at 7 pm! Featured artist goes on sometime around 8:30 pm. Fellowship Hall is at 1924 Cedar St, Berkeley, CA 94709. Wheelchair accessible from our ramp on Bonita Ave. $5 – 10 suggested donations to support the Social Justice Committee. No one ever turned away for lack of funds. Volunteer help much appreciated! 

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http://bfuu.org/events/upcoming-events/berkeley-fellowship-open-mic

BERKELEY BROADSIDE BALLADEER SoundCloud Set List offers timely topical mp3 songs!

BERKELEY BROADSIDE BALLADEER SoundCloud Set List offers timely topical mp3 songs!

BERKELEY BROADSIDE BALLADEER Set List offers free timely topical mp3 songs on SoundCloud! Courage To Resist – A song in support of war crimes whistle-blower Private Bradley Manning; No Nuke Blues 2012 Update has the new 2011 Fukushima verse; Oh What A Day! August 2012 Update Version – A song that raises the real questions about the system as it celebrates the Occupy Wall Street movement for economic justice, 9/11 Truth & Justice seekers, Anti-War activism, and not voting for Democrats or Republicans; The Brandywine & The Christina – A romantic green pop rock song to celebrate the rivers and the environmental movement in northern Delaware; An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King – Based on the book of the same title by William Pepper, friend and lawyer for the King family victory in a civil suit in Memphis in 1999, the song highlights items in Pepper’s book about King’s life and about what was put in the public record by the trial. The songs were recorded at Robot Envy Studio in Berkeley, CA with Sammy Fielding as sound engineer. Eric Golub is featured on numerous tracks on ukulele, violin, or viola. Photo of Vic Sadot at Robot Envy Studio in 2011 by Eric Golub

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