Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Aug 7th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Guy Clark “If I Needed You (live)”
from Songs and Stories (Dualtone 2011) N —Guy always includes a Townes song on all of his releases, this great new live release is no exception, joined by Verlon Thompson (Guitar, Vocals, & Stories), Shawn Camp (Guitar, Mandolin, & Vocals), Bryn Davies (Standup Bass), and Kenny Malone (Percussion
Bettysoo and Doug Cox “Dublin Blues”
from Across The Borderline: Lie To Me (Bettysoo and Doug Cox 2011) N —Bettysoo covers Guy, and picks an eclectic mix of other covers by the likes of Butch Hancock, Blaze Foley, Loudon Wainwright III, etc. and is joined by Vancouver Islands' Doug Cox on resonater guitar on this highly recommended new release.
Slaid Cleaves “New Year's Day”
from Sorrow & Smoke - Live at the Horseshoe Lounge (Music Road 2011) N —Slaid with friends Michael O'Conner (acoustic guitar & vocals) and Oliver Steck (accordian. trumpet, & harmonica) give us 2 discs from the 46 year old Austin dive bar that Slaid immortalized in song. It's almost like you were there !!
David Olney “My Family Owns This Town”
from Live In Holland (Strictly Country Records 1994) —The master songwriter puts on an amazing live show and you won't have to wait long to see it, David Olney and his superb guitarist, Sergio Webb return to Off Broadway on Thursday, August 18, don't miss it !!!!
Ian Thornley & Bruce Cockburn w/Garth Hudson “Chest Fever”
from Canadian Celebration of the Band (Curve 2010) —Garth hand picked his 17 favorite Band songs and the all Canadian cast of musicians, Neil Young, Blue Rodeo, The Sadies, Cowboy Junkies, Great Big Sea, Chantal Kreviazuk, and more. A surefire Songwriter/Showcase top 10 release.
Gretchen Peters “You Don't Even Know Who I Am (Demo)”
from Circus Girl: The Best of Gretchen Peters (Scarlet Letter 2009) —A #1 Grammy nominated song for Patty Loveless, one of many hits written by Gretchen. Gretchen and keyboard wizard Barry Walsh will by playing with Tom Russell at the Mt. Olive Turner Hall on Saturday, October 8. email@example.com for info & tickets.
The Tom Russell Band “Hurricane Season”
from Raw Vision (Philo Records 2005) —Tom will be at Off Broadway on Friday, October 7 and then playing a show with Gretchen Peters on Saturday, October 8 at the Mt. Olive (IL) Turner Hall. New cd "Mesabi" out 9/6 new dvd "Don't Look Down" available now.
Maggie Bjorklund “Summer Romance”
from Coming Home (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2010) —Thanks to Allen (Bittersweet Melody) for these two w/vocals from Rachel Flotard (Visqueen) Our sincere condolences and prayers to the people of Norway for the senseless horrific tragedy they've had to endure.
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