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spanone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 06:16 PM
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Occupy Wall Street plans benefit album for itself
Occupy Wall Street has a benefit album planned with Jackson Browne, Third Eye Blind, Crosby & Nash, Devo, Lucinda Williams and even some of those drummers who kept an incessant beat at Manhattan's Zuccotti Park.

Participants in the protest movement said Wednesday that "Occupy This Album," which will be available sometime this winter, will also feature DJ Logic, Ladytron, Warren Haynes, Toots and the Maytals, Mike Limbaud, Aeroplane Pageant, Yo La Tengo and others.

Activist filmmaker Michael Moore is also planning to sing.

Jason Samel, a musician who is putting together the disc, said the goal is to raise between $1 million and $2 million to help fuel the movement that is protesting income disparity.



Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2011/11/23/national/a102744S85.DTL#ixzz1eZc0HKv8
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msongs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 06:17 PM
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1. not cool. the corporatizing of the anti-corporate movement. nt
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