Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun May 15th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
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Josh Ritter “Girl In the War (Acoustic)”
from The Animal Years (V2 North America 2006) —Josh with his Royal City Band will be playing a show at Off Broadway on Friday, July 22. Just released acoustic version of "The Animal Years".
Charlie Robison “The Wedding Song”
from Step Right Up (Sony 2001) —Duet with Natalie Maines from a set by the very talented Robison Family, although Charlie has split with his Dixie Chick, Emily.
Robyn Ludwick “Out Of These Blues” (Late Show Records 2011) N —Overlooked Robison sister, with a brand new release, her best effort yet on her 3rd try.
Bruce Robison “Angry All The Time”
from His Greatest (Premium 2008) —Bruce Robison will be playing with his wife, Kelly Willis, at Twangfest on Thursday, June 9, Duck Room. This cut made Bruce a lot of money when Tim McGraw and his wife Faith Hill recorded it.
Kelly Willis “He Don't Care About Me”
from Fading Fast (A&M 1996) —Written by her husband, Bruce Robison, and she's backed on this track by Son Volt.
Slaid Cleaves “Drinkin' Days”
from Wishbones (Philo 2004) —Slaid will be at Off Broadway on June 22. Wayne "Chojo" Jaques accompanies on fiddle and mandolin.
Cattle Call “November Skies”
from Good Life (Brick House 1999) —Another friend of Rod and Slaid from Maine, Mark Farrington is the lead singer and songwriter, Slaid covered this song on his Holiday cd.
Keith Sykes “You Got Gold”
from Country Morning Music (Keith Sykes 2011) N —Co-written with John Prine, Memphis Songwriter does a lot of his best songs, that you've heard before, besides Prine, Jimmy Buffett and Guy Clark show up with Co-Writes.
Roger Marin Band “Whiskey Take Me Off the Shelf”
from Silvertown (self 2010) —X-Flying Squirrel (lead guitar and steel) has put together a great band, co-write with Willie P. Bennet & Adam Caroll. Roger's sister Kori is Fred's long time drummer.
Bob Dylan “You're A Big Girl Now”
from Blood on the Tracks (Columbia 1974) —Shot of Love: The Bob Dylan Benefit show at Off Broadway will be Friday, May 27. Lots of local bands playing the songs of Bob Dylan with proceeds going to KDHX. What could be better?
Eric Taylor “Comanche”
from Resurrect (Munich Records 1998) —Eric will be back in July Loghouseconcerts.com, don't miss him. Dylan special next week as Bob turns 70 on the 24th. Thanks for listening.
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