Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Jan 16th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
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James McMurtry “Hurricane Party” from Live @ KDHX 01/19/2008 (KDHX kdhx.org 2008) —James McMurtry will be at the Pageant on Saturday, March 26. The Bottle Rockets open.Buy it!
James McMurtry “Ruby & Carlos” from Live @ KDHX 01/19/2008 (KDHX kdhx.org 2008) —This set features another great interview by Larry with McMurtry solo in the kdhx studioBuy it!
Jeff Talmadge “Hamburg Violin” from Kind of Everything (Berkalin 2011) N —Another great release from this underated texas songwriterBuy it!
Carrie Elkin “St. Louis” from Call It My Garden (Red House www.redhouse.com 2011) N —A new release by CarrieBuy it!
Brock Zeman “Life is Good” from Ya Ain't Crazy Henny Penny (Mud Music 2010) N —If you like Steve Earl, Chris Knight, and Hayes Carll You'll Like Canadian Brock ZemanBuy it!
Paul Kelly “If I Could Start Today Again” from The A to Z Recordings (Universal Music Australia Pty. Ltd. 2010) N —Paul revisiting his vast catalogue of songs and letting us hear them the way he wrote themBuy it!
The Bottle Rockets “Welfare Music” from The Brooklyn Side (East Side Digital 1994) L —The Bottle Rockets are opening for both Marshall Crenshaw this Wednesday at Off Broadway and James McMurtry (see opening of show).Buy it!
Marshall Crenshaw “Someplace Where Love Can't Find Me” from This Is Easy: The Best of Marshall Crenshaw (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2005) —Marshall will be at Off Broadway Wednesday night.Buy it!
Turnpike Troubadours “Kansas City Southern” from Diamonds & Gasoline (Onward Music 2009) —You need to check out this rockin' Oklahoma bandBuy it!
NQ Arbuckle “I Can See the Moon” from Last Supper In a Cheap Town (Six Shooter Records 2005) —Neville Quinlan is the songwriter and lead singer of this great canadian bandBuy it!
Randy Newman “Louisiana 1927” from The Best of Randy Newman (Warner Archivs 2001) —Randy Newman will be at the Sheldon on Friday, February 25.Buy it!
Rodney Crowell “She's Crazy for Leaving” from The Essential Rodney Crowell (COLUMBIA/LEGACY 2004) —Rodney Crowell will be at the Duck Room on February 28.Buy it!
Fred Eaglesmith & The Flying Squirrels “Things is Changin'” (Sweetwater 1993) —Fred will be at Off Broadway on Friday, February 11.Buy it!
Fred Eaglesmith & The Flying Squirrels “Harold Wilson” from Things is Changin' (Sweetwater 1993)Buy it!
The Band Of Heathens “Maple Tears” from The Band of Heathens CD ALBUM (BOH www.bohrecords.com 2008) —The Band of Heathens will be at Off Broadway on Saturday, March 5. the Heathens have joined together 3 Texas songwriters Gordy Quist, Ed Jurdi, and Colin Brooks, they are joined by Patti Griffith on this song.Buy it!
Slaid Cleaves “Breakfast in Hell” from Broke Down (Philo 2000) R —Another great listener requestBuy it!
Bill Passalacqua “Heaven” from Jack Rabbit and other Love Songs (Bill Passalacqua Reckless Pedestrian Records 2001) —Bill is from Effingham, Il. and married to a Ginn SisterBuy it!
The Coal Porters “Moonlight Midnight” from Durango (Prima 2010) N —The Coal Porters feat. Sid Griffin of the Long Ryders will be at Off Broadway on Monday, February 21.Peter Rowan joins them on their cover of his great song.Buy it!
Ben Bedford “Virginia Girls” from Lincoln's Man (Hopeful Sky 2008) —Ben will be at the Focal Point on Saturday, February 5.Buy it!
The Ozark Mountain Daredevils “Cobblestone Mountain” from The Car Over the Lake Album (A&M 1975) —They will be at the Argosy Casino (Alton) on Fri & Sat February 18 and 19.Buy it!
Tom Rush “Remember?” from Trolling for Owls (Night Light 2005) —A song I think he could have written for meBuy it!
Rita Hosking “Come Sunrise” (Rita Hosking 2009) —Great new talent produced by Rich BrothertonBuy it!
Matraca Berg/Gretchen Peters/Suzy Boggus “Farther Along” from The Sewanee Sessions (15 Bottles 2009) —For Larry Weir and Gene RobertsBuy it!
Like everything else, times are approximate.
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