Songs Against Mountaintop Mining

The cellist and folk musician Ben Sollee, singer-songwriter Daniel Martin Moore, and Jim James of My Morning Jacket have teamed up to create Dear Companion, a record about their home state of Kentucky and the problems associated with mountaintop-removal coal mining. The album is out this week, and a cut of the proceeds will go to Appalachian Voices. You can catch Sollee and Moore on tour this spring. Check out the music video for "Needn't Say a Thing" above, and stream the album below.

--Aileen Torres

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