Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros “Forbidden City” from Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros: The Hellcat Years (Hellcat/Epitaph 2012) —Originally released on "Rock Art and the X-Ray Style" in 1999.Buy it!
Jimmy Cliff “The Harder They Come” (Mango 1972)Buy it!
The Beatles “We Can Work It Out” from Past Masters, Vol. 2 (Apple 1988)Buy it!
Ian McFeron “Good To Be Back Home” from Time Will Take You (Ian McFeron 2013)Buy it!
Shannon McNally “I Must Be In A Good Place Now” from Small Town Talk: The Songs Of Bobby Charles (Sacred Sumac 2013) —Like all the songs on this album, written by Bobby CharlesBuy it!
Kathleen Edwards “All of My Memories” from The Music Is You: A Tribute To John Denverr COMP (ATO www.atorecords.com 2013)Buy it!
Beth Bombara “Mountain Sun” from Raise Your Flag - EP (self-released 2013) N L —Sat 6/15 The Blind Eyes and Beth Bombara Album Release Party – Off BroadwayBuy it!
Joe Pug “Hymn #76” from The Great Despiser (Lightning Rod 2012) —At Twangfest 17, Thursday June 6 at the Duck RoomBuy it!
John Paul Keith “Songs For Sale” from The Man That Time Forgot (Big Legal Mess / Fat Possum 2011)Buy it!
Amy LaVere “You Can't Keep Me” from Stranger Me (Archer Records 2011) —Appearing with the aforplayed John Paul Keith as part of Motel Mirrors, at Twangfest 17 on June 6 at the Duck RoomBuy it!
David Ramirez “The Bad Days” from The Rooster (Sweetworld 2013) —Sat 6/8 David Ramirez and Jay Nash – Off BroadwayBuy it!
The Tallest Man on Earth “Leading Me Now” from There's No Leaving Now (Dead Oceans www.deadoceans.com 2012) —at the Pageant on June 5Buy it!
The Parson Red Heads “Times” from 6 EP (self released 2013) —Evan and Brette Marie Way now based in PortlandBuy it!
Big Ditch Road “All the Way to Idaho” from Jackson Whites (Eclectone 2008) —Led by Darin Wald of MinneapolisBuy it!
Billy Bragg “There Will Be A Reckoning” from Tooth & Nail (Cooking Vinyl 2013)Buy it!
Dave Alvin “Rio Grande” from Ashgrove (Yep Roc 2004) —At Off Broadway on Friday May 31Buy it!
JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound “These Things” from Howl (Bloodshot 2013)Buy it!
The Detroit Cobras “The Hurt's All Gone” from Tied & True (Bloodshot 2007) —Written by Roy Alfred and Jerry Ragovoy. The Detroit Cobras will be at the Firebird on Thursday nightBuy it!
The Jungle Fire “Brothers and Sisters” from single (self 2013) LBuy it!
The Sheepdogs “It Ain't Easy to Go” from The Sheepdogs (Atlantic 2012) —Wed Jun 12 The Sheepdogs; Driving Wheel Old Rock HouseBuy it!
Father John Misty “I'm Writing A Novel” from Fear Fun (Sub Pop 2012) —Fri 6/14 Father John Misty – FirebirdBuy it!
Al Holliday and the East Side Rhythm Band “East Side Queen” from Made it Through the Mill, Again (holliday 2013) LBuy it!
Ray Charles “I Want to Know” from The Birth Of Soul [Disc 2] (Atlantic 1991)Buy it!
Ray Wylie Hubbard “Sugar Cane” from Eternal and Lowdown (Philo 2001)Buy it!
Todd Snider “East Nashville Skyline” from Peace Love and Anarachy (Oh Boy www.ohboy.com 2007)Buy it!
Eilen Jewell “Rich Man's World” from Letters from Sinners & Strangers (Signature Sounds www.signaturesounds.com 2007)Buy it!
Jay Farrar “Brick Walls” from Live at KDHX 2013 (KDHX www.kdhx.org 2013) —A pleasure having Jay in the studios of KDHX for this live session. Catch Son Volt at the Pageant on Saturday, June 1.Buy it!
Jay Farrar “Down the Highway” from Live at KDHX 2013 (KDHX www.kdhx.org 2013) —You can hear the three songs Jay performed in the KDHX studios this week at our SoundCloud page: soundcloud.com/kdhxBuy it!
Jay Farrar “Wild Side” from Live at KDHX 2013 (KDHX www.kdhx.org 2013) N —As good as the version of this song is on the album "Honky Tonk," it's pretty powerful in a solo acoustic setting.Buy it!
Steve Earle & The Dukes (& Duchesses) “Pocket Full Of Rain” from The Low Highway (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2013)Buy it!
Slaid Cleaves “Hometown USA” from Still Fighting the War (Music Road Records 2013) —Mon 6/24 Slaid Cleaves – Off BroadwayBuy it!
Brothers Lazaroff “Battle Hymn” from Hope, Fear, Youth (self-released 2013) L —Fri 6/14 Kittypalooza! All proceeds benefit Tenth Life Cat Rescue with Finn’s Motel, The Deciders, 3 Cows in the Road, The Jump Starts, Spectator, Melody Den, Aquitaine, The Remodels, The Love Experts, The Vondrukes and Brothers Lazaroff - Off BroadwayBuy it!
The Mountain Goats “Linda Blair was Born Innocent” from We Shall All Be Healed (4AD 2004)Buy it!
Chuck Prophet “Happy Ending” from Soap and Water (Yep Roc 2007)Buy it!
Dolly Varden “Walking The Chalkline Again” from For a While (Mid-Fi 2013) —At Twangfest 17, opening up the final night, Saturday, June 8 the Duck RoomBuy it!
Half Knots “Footsteps” from Color Them Blue (Half Knots www.halfknots.com 2007) L —Get to the Duck Room early on Friday, June 7 to hear this fine St. Louis band open up for Eilen Jewell and Asleep at the Wheel for Twangfest 17Buy it!
Bob Dylan “Slow Train Coming” (Columbia 1979)Buy it!
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