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Spinitron - KDHX: Songwriters Showcase Sun Dec 19th 2010

88.1 KDHX Saint Louis

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Songwriters Showcase (Music)

Sun Dec 19th 2010 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


Gordon Lightfoot “Song for a Winter's Night”
from Gord's Gold (Reprise 1975) —Welcome to a special Christmas edition of Songwriter's Showcase. Gordon Lightfoot is a songwriter we don't play enough.


Lynn Miles “Casinos El Camino”
from Love Sweet Love (TRUE NORTH RECORDS 2005) —One of my favorite Canadian singer songwriters, her new cd is one of the best of 2010


Mark Erelli “Ain't No Time of the Year To Be Alone”
from Wonderland (Signature Sounds www.signaturesounds.com 2002) —Great various artists Christmas Compilation


Katy Moffatt “Nazareth To Bethlehem”
from Midnight Radio (Watermelon Records/ TMG 1996) —A song Katy co-wrote with Tom Russell, Tom also co-produced and sings on this track.


Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer “American Noel” (Signature Sounds Recording Company www.signaturesounds.com 2008) —Fine Christmas ep from the Late Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer


Nanci Griffith “On Grafton Street”
from Flyer (Rhino/Elektra 1994) —Christmas in Ireland with Nanci at her best


Tom Pacheco “Christmas on Times Square”
from Woodstock Winter (Mercury Records 1997) —Tom with an all star woodstock backing band including The Band's Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Richard Bell, & Jim Weider along with John Sebastian.


R. B. Morris “A Winter's Tale”
from Zeke and the Wheel (KOCH Records 1999) —A song that Bruce Robison & his wife Kelley Willis recently covered on their Christmas ep.


Jim Croce “It Doesn't Have to Be That Way”
from The 50th Anniversary Collection (Saja Records 1973) —Another songwriter gone too soon.


Fats Kaplin and Kristi Rose “Come See the Baby”
from I Wonder As I Wander (Pulp Country 2010) N  —Great song written by Kristi and Angela Lashley, Everybody in a small town can certainly relate to this one.


Terry Clarke “American Lipstick”
from The Shelly River (Minidoka Records 1991) —An Irish Holiday song from Terry's best cd


Steve Earle and Allison Moorer “Nothing But a Child”
from To Kate: a Benefit (Western Beat 2005) —A benefit Christmas cd, a lot of Nashville Songwriters join in for a special cause.


John McCutcheon “Christmas In the Trenches”
from Winter Solstice (Rounder www.rounder.com 1984) R  —A listener called and requested this wonderful story song, already had it on my list.


Pogues “Fairytale Of New York”
from Essential Pogues (Island 1991) —Larry would never let Cristmas go by without playing this Shane MacGowan tale of Cristmas in the drunk tank, Shane is joined on duet vocals by the Late Kirsty MacColl


The Band “Christmas Must Be Tonight (Alternate Version)”
from Northern Lights-Southern Cross (Remastered) (CAPITOL 2001) —A recent bonus track, alternate version of Robbie Robertsons classic Christmas Song


Scott Miller “Old Toy Trains”
from Christmas Gift (self released 2010) N  —Scott's take on the Roger Miller tune, off a fine new stocking stuffer from Scott.


Beth Nielsen Chapman “Years”
from Beth Nielsen Chapman (Reprise Records 1990) —Not only one of my favorite all time Christmas song, but one of my all time favorite songs period, love the line "...years, how they take so long and they go so fast."


Stan Rogers “First Christmas”
from Between the Breaks...Live! [IMPORT] (Fogarty's Cove www.stanrogers.net 1979) —Christmas songs can be sad, but none sadder than this one by the late Stan Rogers.


Fred J. Eaglesmith “Comes and Goes”
from Fred J Eaglesmith (A Major Label 1979) —A very young Fred (22) from his 1st album sounding very much like John Prine, Fred recently put his 3 early albums on cd.


Pat Alger “Mason Dixon's On The Line”
from More Music From Mud Acres, Woodstock Mountains (Rounder www.rounder.com 1977) —A vinyl record featuring the great talent in Woodstock, Pat is joined on this great Christmas song by John Sebastian, Artie & Happy Traum, Roley Salley, and Eric Anderson


David Perales & Peter Case “4th of July / Christmas Rag”
from Thank You St. Jude (Prima Records Ltd. 2006) —One of many songs Peter Co-Wrote with Bob Neuwirth, Love a song you can play on 2 different holidays.


Tom Pacheco “Robert and Ramona”
from Eagle In the Rain (Ringsend Road Music Group 1989) —That's 2 songs from Tom today, I couldn't choose between them. This one's from my favorite Tom Pacheco Cd.


Dan Pelletier “Christmas Eve, Lakeside Topless Revue”
from Wild Heart Rodeo (Hudson Valley Records 2004) —Another Larry Weir favorite, don't really know what happened to Dan, not the best place to spend Christmas Eve.


Maria Dunn “God Bless Us Everyone - Maria Dunn AB”
from Let It Snow! Unique Canadian Winter Music (Psychotic Gitch Music 2004) —Merry Christmas, everyone Thanks for listening and all the support, Great thoughts from Maria Dunn to send us on our way, next couple of weeks we'll attempt to review the great music released in 2010, hard to do in 4 hours. Be careful out there

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