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Earth Day 2012 [Playlist]

Every day is Earth Day (although Aquaman and Prince Namor might disagree), but it’s formally celebrated this weekend. Fall in love with your Mother all over again by cranking these terra firma tunes:



Rock Roll and Recycle with WXRT this Earth Day!

WXRT listeners are invited to take action this Earth Day and help to clean and green the Dunning Read Conversation Site on Chicago’s Northwest side. Concern for the Chicago community has always been a strong […]


Earth Day: Songs of Protest

[photogallerylink id=74604 align=left]We can’t let an Earth Day go by without amassing a protest playlist for those who fear the earth is being ill-used.  What songs of ecological tragedy move you?  Do you start with […]


Video: 1 Year After Oil Spill In The Gulf Of Mexico

[photogallerylink id=74604 align=left]Earth day is a day to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s environment. Your environmental footprint affects everyone around you and for five generations to come. Listen below to “Five Generations” commemorating […]


Earth Day 2011 With XRT

[photogallerylink id=75446 align=left]Thanks to everyone who has joined the XRT Earth Day team that will spring into action tomorrow (I’ll be the one with the filthy mouth) for some tidying up on the northwest side, not […]


Pearl Jam, Jack Johnson, Los Lobos & Others Come Together To Save the Earth

Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images [pullquote quote="My hope is that fans see their favorite artists supporting the environment and want to get involved themselves." credit="Yvon Chouinard"]A number of musicians have teamed up with outdoor clothing […]


The Earth Day Green Artist Countdown: #1 – Jack Johnson

Topping our list at Number 1, [lastfm]Jack Johnson[/lastfm] is’s Greenest Artist of the year.  Jack has not only committed to lessening the negative impact of his tours, but also to expanding the positive impact […]


Hear Ben Harper and Relentless 7 LIVE Tonight

LIVE Tonight Only: Hear [lastfm]Ben Harper and Relentless 7[/lastfm] perform at the Earth Day Birthday concert. Click “more” to listen.


The Earth Day Green Artist Countdown: #2 – Dave Matthews

Coming in at Number 2 on’s Green Artist Countdown is the perennially green [lastfm]Dave Matthews Band[/lastfm]. The band has been giving back for over 10 years, donating over $8 Million dollars to charities through […]


The Earth Day Green Artist Countdown: #3 – Melissa Etheridge

Coming in at Number 3 on’s Green Artist Countdown is Earth-minded songstress [lastfm]Melissa Etheridge[/lastfm]. Perhaps best known in the environmental movement for her Oscar-winning original song in Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, Ms. Etheridge […]