Segarra traveled with the group for two years, releasing two independent albums and embarking on freight train tours across the country. They have illuminated me on the human spirit, its unbreakable will, its strength and power. After that, you can come to New Orleans and get an acoustic levee performance, a free tattoo, astrological reading, and a bicycle tour of New Orleans. I'll dedicate the song to you on camera and thank you kindly. I am so eager to get this new record out to all of you and I hope you enjoy it! I try to learn from the greats. River Written by Joni Mitchell 12. Black Jack Davey Carter Family 5.
Cuckoo Alynda Lee Segarra 10. I have studied them through records because I hope to never cease my education on how to write a good tune. It does this by stripping down songs to their essence. So she asks a wise woman, a bruja, to cause her to wake up the next day without being able to recognize anyone or anything around her. These songs have been there for me in a dark hour. I wanted to talk about where I came from, and I want to talk about the people that I know and the experiences that my father had, that I had. She reached out to activists fighting for different social causes on the island.
Lonesome I Could Cry Hank Williams Sr. The album was recorded in at The Bomb Shelter Studios and produced by Andrija Tokic. The other was to use Navita as a mouthpiece through which Segarra could tackle topics that were important to her as a member of the Latinx community—topics like displacement, gentrification, and erasure. The songwriters who've penned them have inspired me endlessly. Design must be within reason, no full back pieces! For a musician who lives most of her life on the road, the songs you know and love are one of your only consistencies.
They have illuminated me on the human spirit, its unbreakable will, its strength and power. These are my attempts at the folk tradition of writing a song where someone else left off. They carry a feeling of home. You will hang out with us backstage at the Acura Stage, drink our free beer and eat our finger sandwiches. As Segarra's project, the group originally performed different styles of while releasing several albums. We couldn't do any of this without you folks coming out to our shows and buying our music online.
Free admission to all Hurray for the Riff Raff shows for life. Jealous Guy Written by John Lennon 7. Therefore, if you donate and we hope you donate , we will not be able to send you Look Out Mama. In May 2012, Hurray for the Riff Raff released Look Out Mama on their own label, Born to Win Records. Lonesome I Could Cry Written by Hank Williams 14. Since signing with , the band has released the critically acclaimed studio albums 2014 and 2017 , featuring a more distinctive and comprehensive Americana sound.
These songs have been there for me in a dark hour. Without the flesh of drums, bass, and such, we hear why writers like Van Zandt and Lennon were enormously successful. She contacted the people of , a coastal town where residents are waging a battle against the government and a waste management corporation, trying to stop the dumping of toxic coal ash that would threaten their water supply. These are soul songs, let's sing them together. In late 2018 Segarra joined organizers of Newport Folk Festival to travel to Puerto Rico and deliver instruments to various public schools.
Andrija recorded the new Alabama Shakes record too. The vocals are certainly intimate enough for it to be true. Her mother is former New York City Deputy Mayor. Western Cowboy Written by Lead Belly arranged by Alynda lee Segarra 6. Tracks from the band's debut release received airplay on and. They carry a feeling of home. The six-minute song begins to ramble and collapse on itself as the guitar riff marches on.
A teenage runaway from the Bronx who rode freight trains for years and eventually settled in New Orleans, Segarra struggled as a teenager to reconcile herself to her Puerto Rican heritage. But not to pigeonhole myself, my music love is big love that stretches from R. I threw on two songs I've written that were building blocks for me. Just A Heart James Hand 8. Jealous Guy John Lennon 7. I try to learn from the greats.
We hope you understand our loyalty to Loose Music. Hurray for the Riff Raff returns the blues to the bare bones state that down-and-out musicians like Elizabeth Cotton and Lead Belly, two songwriters covered, created the genre to be. Delta Momma Blues Townes Van Zandt 2. Delta Momma Blues Written by Townes Van Zandt 2. Fine and Mellow Words by Billie Holiday, Music by Big Bill Broonzy, arranged by Alynda lee Segarra 3. She immersed herself in the history of the Young Lords, a New York Puerto Rican nationalist group in the 1960s, as well as the lives of the Ghetto Brothers, and activist Sylvia Rivera.
I'm Goin' Away Elizabeth Cotten 13. They've guided me down long roads that stretched through time. My Morphine Written by Gillian Welch 4. These songs have been there for me in a dark hour. I wanted people to really feel like they were experiencing something.