What happens when Yoko Ono, Crosby & Nash, Willie Nelson, Joan Baez and a slew of other music legends get together?
They unite their creative geniuses in order to aid the Occupy Wall Street movement and create the first OWS Benefit Album, entitled Occupy This Album: A Compilation of Music By, For and Inspired by the Occupy Wall Street Movement and the 99%.
Set to release this spring, the album will contain songs from both emerging and iconic artists who have gathered in the name of Occupy to shed their talent, voices and light on the movement.
The album features Crosby & Nash, Yoko Ono, Debbie Harry, Devo, Jackson Browne, Tom Morello, Thievery Corporation, MOGWAI, Third Eye Blind, Ladytron, Our Lady Peace, Immortal Techinque, Rain Phoenix, Thee Oh Sees, Warren Haynes, Yo La Tengo, Lucinda Williams, The Guthrie Family, Toots and the Maytals, Loudon Wainwright III, Matt Pless, Richard Barone, Joseph Arthur, and DJ Logic as well as the creativity of filmmaker Michael Moore. Occupy This Album cover art is provided by illustrator Robert Grossman.
Produced by Jason Samel, Maegan Hayward, Alex Emanuel and Shirley Mendard, all proceeds from the record will go directly to the Occupy Movement.