Coming Soon: Occupy Wall Street, The Album
The Occupy movement may be getting an influx of cash via "Occupy This Album: A Compilation of Music By, For and Inspired by the Occupy Wall Street Movement and the 99%," an all-star benefit album that will be released in the spring.
Michael Moore, Yoko Ono, Steve Earle, Debbie Harry, Willie Nelson, Jackson Browne, Third Eye Blind, Thievery Corporation and Toots and the Maytals are among the musicians contributing to the release, with "all proceeds above board attained through the production and distribution of (the album)" going "directly towards the needs of sustaining this growing movement," according to a press release for the album.
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Cover art for the CD was provided by illustrator Robert Grossman.
The complete lineup of artists involved: Crosby & Nash, Yoko Ono, Debbie Harry, Devo, Willie Nelson, Jackson Browne, Tom Morello, Michael Moore, Thievery Corporation, Immortal Technique, Joan Baez & James McMurtry & Steve Earle, MOGWAI, Warren Haynes, DJ Logic, Ladytron, Lucinda Williams, The Guthrie Family, Third Eye Blind, Toots and the Maytals, Yo La Tengo, Rain Phoenix, Our Lady Peace, Aeroplane Pageant, Chroma, Cosmonaut, Global Block, Harry Hayward, Jay Samel, Jennie Arnau, Joel Rafael, Lloyd Cole, Matt Pless, Mike + Ruthy, Mike Rimbaud, My Pet Dragon, Mystic Bowie, Stephan Said, Tao Seeger, Taj Weekes, Thee Oh Sees, Julie B. Bonnie, Ace Reporter, Black Dragon, Joseph Arthur, Loudon Wainwright III, Danger Field, Richard Barone, Ronny Elliot, Los Cintron, The Middle Eight, Dylan Chambers, Alex Emanuel and Junkyard Empire.Related Articles: Occupy Wall Street Crackdown: Celebs Tweet Their Reactions Michael Moore Gets Giddy Over Occupy Wall Street: 'Finally!' (Exclusive) #Occupy Wall Street: Susan Sarandon, Arrests & Twitter Create a Movement
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