John Lurie “Ketchak” from Fishing With John (Strange & Beautiful 1998) —background music for today's showBuy it!
Tom Waits “Whistlin' Past The Graveyard” from Blue Valentine (Elektra 1978)Buy it!
Tom Waits “Kentucky Avenue” from Blue Valentine (Elektra 1978)Buy it!
Samantha Crain “The River” from The Confiscation EP (self-released 2007) —playing tomorrow night, 2/19 at The Gramophone, officially releasing a new CDBuy it!
Richard Thompson “Good Things Happen To Bad People (radio edit)” from Electric (New West 2013) N —playing Sunday, March 17 at The Peabody Opera House with Emmylou HarrisBuy it!
Man Man “Rabbit Habits” (Anti- 2008) —playing tonight at Firebird with Murder By DeathBuy it!
Murder By Death “The Desert Is On Fire” from Who Will Survive, And What Will Be Left Of Them? (Eyeball 2003)Buy it!
Joan of Arc “Mean To March” from So Much Staying Alive And Lovelessness (Jade Tree 2003) —playing Saturday, February 23 at The Demo (next to Atomic Cowboy)Buy it!
U2 “The Wanderer (featuring Johnny Cash)” from Zooropa (Island 1993)Buy it!
John Fahey “Beautiful Linda Getchell” from The Transfiguration Of Blind Joe Death (Takoma Records 1980) —originally released in 1965Buy it!
Phil Ochs “The Scorpion Departs But Never Returns” from Rehearsals For Retirement (A&M 1969) —the third annual tribute to Phil Ochs will take place at Off Broadway on Friday, March 15Buy it!
Old Time Relijun “Tigers In The Temple” from Lost Light (K 2003)Buy it!
Lyal Strickland “Knocking Down Doors” from Balanced On Barbed Wire (self-released 2013) N LBuy it!
Midnight Oil “Home (featuring Emmylou Harris)” from Breathe (Work 1996)Buy it!
Grinderman “Bellringer Blues” from Grinderman 2 (Anti- 2010) —featuring members of Nick Cave and The Bad SeedsBuy it!
Roger Knox “Ticket To Nowhere” from Stranger In My Land (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2012) N —featuring Charlie Louvin and The SadiesBuy it!
JR Rudd “Doing Wrong” from Red Oak And Ash (self-released 2013) N L —playing a CD release show next Tuesday, February 26 at Pop's Blue Moon with Cree Rider Family Band - 8PMBuy it!
Chateau Nowhere “Frustration” from Trying To Change The Mind Of America EP (self-released 2013) N —playing Saturday, March 2 at the Schlafly Tap Room with The May Day Orchestra and Popular MechanicsBuy it!
Guided By Voices “Standing In A Puddle Of Flesh” from Down By The Racetrack (Guided By Voices Inc. 2013) N Buy it!
Captain Beefheart “Sam With The Showing Scalp Flat Top (featuring Frank Zappa)” from Bongo Fury (Rykodisc 1975)Buy it!
The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band “What Go Around Come Around” from The Wages (Side One Dummy www.sideonedummy.com/ 2010) —playing Thursday, March 7 at Old Rock House with Alvin Youngblood Hart and Jimbo MathusBuy it!
Terry "Harmonica" Bean “I'm Going Down South” from M For Mississippi (Broke & Hungry Records www.brokeandhungryrecords.com 2009) —this documentary film will be show next Tuesday, February 26 at the Central Saint Louis Public Library - 6PM showing with a live set afterwards by Terry BeanBuy it!
Ali Farka Toure “Banga” from Talking Timbuktu (Hannibal / World Circuit 1994)Buy it!
Ben Bedford “Lincoln's Man” (Hopeful Sky 2008)Buy it!
Anaïs Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer “Riddles Wisely Expounded” from Child Ballads (Wilderland / Thirty Tigers 2013) N Buy it!
The Nevermores “House Of Smoke And Mirrors” from Now More Than Never (Trouble In River City tirc.com 2012) L —playing this Saturday, February 23 at The Heavy Anchor as part of Garage FestBuy it!
Pillow Talk “Analyze This” from Pillow Talk (Problem Solved! Industries 2012) L —playing Thursday, February 21 at The Heavy Anchor also part of Garage FestBuy it!
Estradasphere “Mekapses Yitonisa” from Quadropus (Web Of Mimicry www.webofmimicry.com 2003)Buy it!
Mike Watt “Bird-In-The-Helmet-Man” from Hyphenated-Man (Clenched Wrench 2010)Buy it!
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