Johnny Rivers “Wrote a Song for Everyone” from Slim Slo Slider (Imperial Japan 1969)Buy it!
Ian Hunter “Soul Of America” from Shrunken Heads (Yep Roc 2007)Buy it!
Nadine “Ready To Go” from Downtown Saturday (Glitterhouse 1999)Buy it!
Colony House “Waiting For My Time to Come” from When I Was Younger ((self) 2014) —Brothers Caleb and Will Chapman, plus guitarist Scott Mills. From Franklin, Tenn.Buy it!
The Hours “Farao” (self released 2014) —Recorded in Reykjavik. London-based Norwegian singer-songwriter Kari JahnsenBuy it!
Eleni Mandell “The Man Who's Always Lost” from Let's Fly a Kite (Yep Roc 2014) —Tue 2/11 Eleni Mandell and Vikesh Kapoor – FirebirdBuy it!
Leif Vollebekk “Cairo Blues” from North Americana (Missing Piece 2014) —From Ottawa, CanadaBuy it!
Hard Working Americans “Wrecking Ball” from Hardworking Americans (Melvin Records 2014)Buy it!
Don Henley and Blind Pilot “These Days” from Looking Into You: A Tribute To Jackson Browne COMP (Music Road Records 2014) —due April 1. Album also features Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa, Lyle Lovett, Lucinda Williams, Bonnie Raitt and the Indigo Girls.Buy it!
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “People Don't Get What They Deserve” from Give The People What They Want (Daptone 2014) —Sun 3/2 Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings w/Valerie June – PageantBuy it!
Eddie Floyd “Soul Street” (stax 1974) —Floyd's seventh and last album for Stax. Backed up by the Con Funk Shun rhythm section.Buy it!
James & Bobby Purify “You Can't Keep A Good Man Down” from Shake a Tail Feather! The Best of James and Bobby Purify (Sundazed 1966)Buy it!
Joe Tex “Sweet, Sweet Woman” from Dial: You're Right, Joe Tex. King of Downhome Soul (Dial)Buy it!
Drive-by Truckers “Primer Coat” from English Oceans (ATO Records (AT0) www.atorecords.com 2014) —Sat 3/29 Drive-By Truckers w/ Blitzen Trapper – PageantBuy it!
Alejandro Escovedo “Sister Lost Soul” from Real Animal (Manhattan 2008) —Thu 4/3 Alejandro Escovedo and the Sensitive Boys w/Amy Cook – Old Rock HouseBuy it!
The Hold Steady “First Night” from Boys and Girls In America CD (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2006) —At Off Broadway tomorrow night. Yes.Buy it!
J Roddy Walston and the Busine “Hard Times” from Essential Tremors (ATO Records 2013)Buy it!
Alice Russell “Brown Sugar” from Sticky Soul Fingers: A Rolling Stones Tribute (Mojo 2011)Buy it!
Rosanne Cash “World of Strange Design” from The River & The Thread (Blue Note url 2014)Buy it!
Laura Cantrell “Letter She Sent” from No Way There From Here (Thrift Shop Recordings 2014)Buy it!
Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit “Alabama Pines” from Here We Rest (Lightning Rod Records www.lightningrodrecords.com 2011) —Sun 2/9 Jason Isbell w/Robert Ellis – Plush and then at Off Broadway on Monday.Buy it!
Uncle Tupelo “Still Be Around” from Still Feel Gone (Rockville 1991) L —Sat 2/1 at Off Broadway.. No Depression - A Tribute to Uncle Tupelo The Dive Poets, The Vondrukes, Melody Den, Brothers Lazaroff, The Trophy Mules, Fred Friction, Cree Rider Family DuoBuy it!
Pete Seeger “Buffalo Skinners” from American Industrial Ballads (Smithsonian/Folkways folkways.si.edu 1992) —A powerful place to start any Pete Seeger collection.Buy it!
Richie Havens “Of Time and Rivers Flowing” from Where Have All the Flowers Gone: The Songs of Pete Seeger (Appleseed www.appleseedrec.com 1998)Buy it!
The Byrds “The Bells Of Rhymney” from Mr. Tambourine Man (Columbia 1965) —Words written by Welsh poet Idris Davies, inspired by a coal mining disaster and a failed 1926 General Strike in Wales. The guitar figure by Jim McGuinn, which had a pretty clear influence on George Harrison's "If I Needed Someone."Buy it!
Pete Seeger “And I Am Still Searching” from Where Have All the Flowers Gone: The Songs of Pete Seeger (Appleseed www.appleseedrec.com 1998) —Tao Rodriguez-Seeger joining Pete on this lovely late song.Buy it!
A Girl Called Eddy “Baby Plays Around” (Anti- www.anti.com 2014) —Written by Elvis Costello, an outtake from Erin Moran's first and only album to date.Buy it!
Hurray For The Riff Raff “Jealous Guy” from My Dearest Darkest Neighbor (This is American Music www.thisisamericanmusic.om 2013) —Tue 2/25 Shovels & Rope w/Hurray for the Riff Raff – Off BroadwayBuy it!
Bruce Springsteen “The Wall” from High Hopes (Columbia 2014)Buy it!
Greg Brown “Rexroth's Daughter” from Covenant (Red House Records www.redhouserecords.com 2000) —Fri 1/31 Greg Brown – SheldonBuy it!
Richard Thompson “Now Be Thankful” from Two Letter Words (Highlights) (self released 1994) —One of many recordings Richard has made available to counter the umpteen bootlegged copies of his live shows. This one is from a 1994 American tour, and features with multi-instrumentalist Pete Zorn and the rhythm section of Dave Mattacks and Danny ThompsBuy it!
Bear's Den “Writing on the Wall” from Without / Within (self released 2014)Buy it!
Black and White Years “Just Like Old Times” from Strange Figurines (Modern Outsider www.modernoutsider.com 2014)Buy it!
Running Red Lights “Under the Wire” from There's a Bluebird In My Heart (self released 2014)Buy it!
Bob Dylan “Never Say Goodbye” from Planet Waves (Remastered)Buy it!
Amelia White “Big Blue Sun” from Old Postcard (White-Wolf 2014)Buy it!
Neil Young & Crazy Horse “Through My Sails” from Zuma (Reprise 2014)Buy it!
Johnny Rodriguez “Corpus Christi Bay” from A Collection Of Texas Boogie (1996)Buy it!
George Jones “World of Forgotten People” from The Great Lost Hits [Disc 2] (Time/Life 1966)Buy it!
Jimmie Dale Gilmore “I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive” from Come On Back (Rounder www.rounder.com 2005)Buy it!
Norman and Nancy Blake “Little Stream of Whiskey” from Blind Dog (Rounder Records www.rounder.com 1988)Buy it!
The Wilhelms “Church Street Blues” from Film at 11 (Perdition 2013) LBuy it!
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