Tom Neilson | Between the Rivers

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Between the Rivers

by Tom Neilson

This album is a collection of playful satire and poignant social commentary as it relates people's stories and other events.
Genre: Folk: Political Folk
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1. Between the Rivers
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2. Mama's Hands
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3. First Thing I Learned About a Gun
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4. Corporations Are Human
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5. These Colors Don't Run the World
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6. I Wonder Who's Kissinger Now
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7. Disarm That Nipple
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8. Color Chromosome
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9. Poultry Litter
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10. Sweet Miracles
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11. Dam Owner
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12. Homeless and Homeschoolees
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13. Follow the Money
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14. Forty Years of Love Songs
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Album Notes
Tom Neilson tells people’s stories. He honors people by giving them a voice they otherwise may not have. This is the case with Between The Rivers.
The original settlers arrived between the rivers (Cumberland & Tennessee) --the far western frontier at the time--in the 1780's, when it was still Kentucky County, Virginia. The Tennessee River was the boundary of the new nation.
Between 1935 and 1938 "some 110 families" were removed from Between the Rivers by the Federal Resettlement Administration. The taken land (58,000 acres) almost immediately became the "Kentucky Woodlands National Wildlife Refuge" by Executive Order of Franklin Roosevelt.
Between 1936 and 1944 "some 2,400 families" were moved for TVA's Kentucky Lake project.
Between 1958 and 1963 "some 1,400 families" were moved for the Army Corps of Engineers Barkley Lake project.
Between 1963 and 1969 "some 980 families" that remained were removed for the Land Between the Lakes project. "Though no official count exists, it is estimated that between 28,000 and 30,000 people were forcibly removed from their homes, many of them multiple times, to make way for these federal land- and water-management projects." Tony Crunk, "New Covenant Bound," University Press of KY, 2010.

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