Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Mar 10th 2013 10.00am–12.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Townes Van Zandt “Pancho & Lefty”
from Sunshine Boy, The Unheard Studio Sessions & Demos 1971 - 1972 (Omnivore 2013) N —Welcome, Allen alongside, Robert Earl Keen reminded me Thursday that it would have been Townes' 69th birthday, a tribute to one of our greatest songwriters from newly discovered demos.
Stompin' Tom Connors “Roving All Over the Land”
from A Proud Canadian (CAPITOL 1990) —A Canadian icon, Stompin' Tom, the hitchhiking troubadour, died on Wednesday, March 6 at the age of 77. He sold over 4 million records with strong Canadian themes, his standard "The Hockey Song" is played in arenas all over Canada.
Eric Brace & Peter Cooper “Yesterdays and Used to Be's”
from You Don't Have to Like Them Both (Red Beet Records 2008) —@ the Focal Point on Friday, May 3. I missed them on there last trip to town, but I plan to be there this time around, superb songwriting, great harmonies, humor, and wonderful chemistry make for a very entertaining evening.
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