Tuesday, February 11, 2014

"Blackwaters"--A Song for Those Against Fracking

With minor changes, Jean Ritchie's brilliant song "Blackwaters" could be used as an anthem for those fighting the devastating water pollution threat of Fracking (like Frack-Free Geauga here in Geauga County, Ohio)..

Here's a Youtube video of Jean Ritchie and her tune:

I got to meet Jean Ritchie in 1978 at Alice Lloyd College, in Pippa Passes, Kentucky. She is one of America's greatest folksingers, a national and world treasure.

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