Occupy This Album: a compilation of music by, for and inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement and the 99% to be released May 15, 1012. With tracks by Ani DiFranco, UNKLE, David Amram, Joan Baez, Tom Chapin, Willie Nelson, Rain Phoenix, Patti Smith, Anti Flag, Girls Against Boys, Garland Jeffreys, New Party Systems Featuring Kyp Malone, Yoko Ono, Amanda Palmer, Dar Williams, The Mammals Featuring Pete Seeger, David Crosby & Graham Nash, George Martinez & The Global Block Collective, Jackson Browne, Yo La Tengo, The Guthrie Family, Matt Pless,
Released by Music For Occupy through Razor & Tie distribution, the four-disc physical and 99-track digital compilation passes all proceeds directly to the Occupy Wall Street movement, which began in the financial district of New York on Sept. 17, 2011. The movement can now be found in 951 cities in 83 countries on five continents.
On May 8, 2012 The City Winery in New York will host a special night of performances by participating artists and surprise guests. Lineup, ticket information and free sampler is available at www.musicforoccupy.org.