Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Mar 6th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
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Rodney Crowell with Jerry Douglas “Long Hard Road (The Sharecropper's Dream)” from Glide (Koch 2008) —Welcome to Songwriters Showcase, Rodney Crowell put on a wonderful show this past week, his 1st recording of his Nitty Gritty Dirt Band hit.Buy it!
The Waterboys “A Song for the Life” from Bringing It All Back Home - the Influence of Irish Music (ARCHIVE.ie 1990) —Another favorite Rodney Crowell song he didn't do Monday, covered her by Mike Scott & The Waterboys.Buy it!
Josh Ritter “Wolves (Acoustic)” from The Animal Years (V2 North America 2006) —Josh Re-Recorded this album, just him and his guitar, the way he wrote them.Buy it!
Gretchen Peters & Tom Russell “WOLVES” from One to the Heart, One to the Head (Fontera 2009) —A great cover of the Stephanie Davis song. Tom, Thad Beckman, Gretchen & her new husband Barry Walsh return to Mt.Olive Turner Hall Sat. Oct 8.Buy it!
Michael Smith “Spoon River” from Love Letter On A Fish (Michael Smith 2008) —Master songwriter Michael Smith returns to the focal Point this Saturday, March 12, first heard this song from the late Steve Goodman.Buy it!
Garnet Rogers with Doug Long “Frankie & Johnny” from Summer Lightning (Snow Goose Records 1994) R —A request from last week, Garnet sounds a lot like his late brother Stan.Buy it!
Ryan Spearman “Sunday Morning” from Live at the Chapel (self 2010) L —Welcome Stacy, the Host of Backroads, she will celebrate 5 years Sat. March 19 at the Focal point, we'll preview the show throughout the morning.Buy it!
Eric Brace & Peter Cooper “It Won't Be Me” from Master Sessions (Red Beet www.redbeetrecords.com 2010) —A request by our loyal and very knowledgable listeners.written by Eric Brace & Karl Straub.Buy it!
Ian Tyson “Cowboy Pride” from Cowboyography (Vanguard Records vanguardrecords.com 1994) —A Canadian legend, Ian's best cd. in my humble opinionBuy it!
Tom Wood “Like Water and Rain” from Where the Dear and the Antelope Play (self released 2010) L —Tom will be one performer at the Backroads Birthday bash, all proceeds will benefit kdhx and the Focal Point, don't miss out get your tickets, now !! $ 10Buy it!
James McMurtry “Song for a Deck Hands Daughter” from Too Long In the Wasteland (Columbia 1989) —My favorite song by James, James will be at the Paegant Sat. March 26, Bottlerockets open.Buy it!
Mick Thomas “Message To Mary” from Mick's Monthly Music Club (Mushroom Music 2011) —Aussie favorite covers the Everly Brothers hit Written by Husband & Wife Songwriters Felice and Boudleaux Bryant.Buy it!
Monica Casey “Come and Sit Awhile” from Here We Are (Monica Casey 2000) L —Monica joins Gloria Attoun, Jane Godfry, Tom Wood, Ryan Spearman, Tom Irwin, Lyal Strickland, Emily Katz & Drew Pierce & more 3/19 Focal Point.Buy it!
Kevin Hearn & Thin Buckle “You Ain't Goin' Nowhere” from Garth Hudson Presents a Canadian Celebration of The Band (Curve Music Inc. 2010) —Original Band member, Garth's all-Canadian tribute cover his hand picked Band favorites, already on my 2011 best of list.Buy it!
Chris Knight “House and 90 Acres” from Chris Knight (Decca Records 1998) —Chris with a full band gives us good reason to get out and spend St. Patricks Day at Off Broadway 3/17Buy it!
Lyal Strickland “Reckless (With My Love)” from So Many Incidents (Lyal Strickland 2008) —From Buffalo, MO part of the Backroads 5th Birthday Bash 3/19 expect the tickets to go fast !!Buy it!
Jude Johnstone “Quiet Girl” (Bojak Records 2011) N —New to me impressive originals from Jude.Buy it!
Hart Rouge “Sunset On Louisianne” from Beaupre's Home (Red House Records 1997) —Had to play something for Mardi Gras, to bad this wonderful French Canadian band is not still together.Buy it!
Barb Donovan with Townes Van Zandt “I'll Be There In the Morning” from Angelina (Gregor Records 1996) —A request for Townes brought to mind this stunning duet. where have you gone Barb Donovan ??Buy it!
Lucky Dan & Naked Mike “Cora Lee” from This Time (Wildstone 2008) L —Will help close the Backroads Birthday Bash along with the Roughshop Trio John Wendland, Ann Tkach, & Andy Ploof. a kdhx & Focal Point benefit.Buy it!
Trout Fishing in America “LULLABY” from Over the Limit (Trout Records www.troutmusic.om 1992) —A request and a good way to end the show Thanks Stacy for sitting in and a special thanks to the world's best listeners !!!Buy it!
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