Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Aug 18th 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
Willie Sugarcapps “Magdalena”
from Willie Sugarcapps (The Royal Potato Family www.royalpotatofamily.com 2013) N —Welcome, Alan alongside, a new group led by the very busy Will Kimbrough. joined by Grayson Capps, Sugarcane Jane ( Anthony Crawford & Savanna Lee), and Corkey Hughs, this tune was written & sung by Grayson.
Go Jane Go “When I'm Not Thinking About You (feat. David Francey)”
from Go Jane Go (Dead Reckoning Records 2013) N —Go Jane Go is Kieran and Lucas Kane, joined by Canadian songwriter David Francey, recorded live in one take in Kieran's cabin in upper New York on the Canadian boarder, an under the radar gem.
Buffy Ford Stewart “DAYDREAM BELIEVER”
from Same Old Heart (Global Recording Artists 2013) N R —Buffy's heartfelt tribute to her late husband John, with an all star cast Nanci Griffith, Pete & Maura Kennedy, Peter Tork, and Davey Jones, with his last recording, before his sudden death. Eliza Gilkyson, Roseann Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Dan Hicks, & T
Bill Chambers “Letter to Fred”
from Live at the Pub Tamworth (self 2013) N —The matriarch of the Chambers family with a Fred tribute,& a special shout out to the Late Willie P. Bennett, Kasey, Shane, & Kevin Bennett also join Bill at the Pub in Tamworth, wish I'd have been there, headed for my best of 2013 list.
Fred Eaglesmith “WHITE ROSE”
from Drive-In Movie (Bluewater Music Services Corp./ Vertical Records 1996) —How could I not follow Bill with a Fred song, so I picked my favorite about the demise of a local gas station when the highway moved, hits home, Mt. Olive still has Soulsbys Service Station one of the few stations still standing on Old Route 66, part of t
Townes Van Zandt “To Live Is To Fly”
from Sunshine Boy, The Unheard Studio Sessions & Demos 1971 - 1972 (Omnivore 2013) N —Guy, Townes, and Richard with youngsters Rodney Crowell and Steve Earl hung out together in their early days, Richard wrote a fascinating book about it "The Gulf Coast Boys".
JD Souther “Best of My Love”
from Natural History (Entertainment One 2011) —@ the Old Rockhouse on Thursday, September 5., still in fine form J.D. sings this tune he wrote for the Eagles, you can find J.D. these days on the T Bone Burnett t.v. show "Nashville" a surprisingly good account of the music business.
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