Music Industry News Network [09-01-2003]
Norah Jones, Tina Turner, Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson And The Neville Brothers Donate Songs For Benefit CD "Where We Live"
Many of the world's most outstanding musicians have contributed tracks for a new benefit CD entitled "Where We Live – Stand For What You Stand On." Scheduled for release October 7th, proceeds from the CD will support Earthjustice's Where We Live campaign to promote the universal right to clean air and clean water.
The benefit CD is a soulful collection of hard-to-find tracks that remind us about the importance of standing up for your rights, staying strong, and celebrating when ordinary citizens achieve victories in protecting the planet we live on.
"We are honored by the participation of these great musicians in support of the environment and public health," says Buck Parker, Executive Director of Earthjustice. "When people buy this CD they are helping Earthjustice clean up the air and water and provide a voice for people living with toxic pollution in their backyards." Earthjustice is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Earthjustice is a nonprofit public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the magnificent places, natural resources, and wildlife of this earth and to defending the right of all people to a healthy environment. Earthjustice donates its services to hundreds of organizations and communities, bringing about far-reaching change by enforcing and strengthening environmental laws.
Earthjustice also works with international organizations to establish the universal recognition of the right to a clean and healthy environment. For more information, visit www.wherewelive.org.
TRACKLISTING (of songs donated by the artists)
1. Norah Jones – "Peace"
2. Pops Staples and Ry Cooder – "I Shall Not Be Moved"
3. Los Lobos – "What's Going On"
4. Bob Dylan – "Watching The River Flow"
5. Maria Muldaur & Bonnie Raitt – "It's a Blessing"
6. Ruben Blades – "Estampa"
7. Dan Zanes (with Lou Reed & The Rubi Theatre Company) – "What A Wonderful World"
8. Michael Franti & Spearhead – "Yes I Will"
9. Willie Nelson – " Living in the Promised Land"
10. The Neville Brothers – "Sister Rosa"
11. Sweet Honey In The Rock – "More Than a Paycheck"
12. Karen Savoca – "Two Little Feet"
13. Mose Allison – "Getting There"
14. Tina Turner & Robert Cray – "A Change Is Gonna Come"
15. John Hammond & Tom Waits – " I Know I've Been Changed"
16. Captain Beefheart – "Happy Earthday"
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