Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Aug 25th 2013 10.00am–12.00pm
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Linda Rondstadt “Heart Like A Wheel” from GREATEST HITS (Ekektra 1975) —Welcome, Rich alongside Linda Ronstadt announced that Parkinsons disease has robbed her of her magnificent voice, a tribute to what once was.Buy it!
Linda Rondstadt “The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress” from GREATEST HITS (Ekektra 1975) —The 1st tune was by Anna Mcgarrigle and this ones by Jimmy Webb, 2 wonderful songwriters that Linda covered a lot.Buy it!
Linda Rondstadt “Long Long Time” from GREATEST HITS (Ekektra 1975) —a cover by Gary White, many guys from my generation and me always fantasized that she was singing this one just to them.Buy it!
Linda Ronstadt “Please Remember Me,w/Aaron Neville” from Greatest Hits (Ekektra 1975) —We wish Linda the best and certainly will remember her and her great legacy of music, this ones a Rodney Crowell tune.Buy it!
Tom Russell “The Sky Above, The Mud Below” from Cowboy'd All to Hell (Frontera Records 2010) R —an internet request, always thought this great story by Tom would make a wonderful movie, make a request at songwritersBuy it!
Mary McCaslin “Northfield” from Best of Mary McCaslin - Things We Said Today (Philo 1992) —One cowboy song leads to another, and who better to call on than the amazing Mary McCaslin.Buy it!
Warren Zevon “Frank and Jesse James” from I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (Rhino 1996) —Always looking for an excuse to play the late Warren Zevon, a perfect fit in the middle of this cowboy set from his Jackson Browne produced debut.Buy it!
Ian Tyson “Road to Las Cruces” from All the Good 'Uns, Vol. 2 (Stony Plain Records 2013) —You can't do a cowboy set without including Canadian legend Ian Tyson, Happy Trails !!Buy it!
The Band Of Heathens “Shotgun” from Sunday Morning Record (BOH Records 2013) N —Brand new, considering the title, they must have made it for my show, 1st release since the departure of original member Colin Brooks.Buy it!
Lynn Miles “Lesson in Everything” from Downpour (Lynn Miles 2013) —Hard to do a show without playing this amazing Canadian singer/songwriter, can't ever get enough.Buy it!
Chris Knight “Summer Of '75” from Trailer II (Drifters Church Productions 2009) —Appearing at Off Broadway on Wednesday, 8-28-13 with Cody Canada and the Departed, great double bill.Buy it!
The Waymores “Wilder Girl” from The Waymores (Waymores Records 2012) —An overlooked gem from earlier this year, Tom Kimmel, Don Henry, & Sally Barris make wonderful music together, this ones by Sally.Buy it!
Ben Bedford “Cahokia” from What We Lost (Waterbug 2012) —Songbird Cafe returns this Wednesday 8/28 at the Focal Point, featuring Springfields, IL's and Songwriter/Showcase favorite, Ben.Buy it!
Kevin Buckley “The Almoner” from Grace Basement (self 2013) —Kevin along with Wisconsin native Josh Harty will join Ben in the Song Circle, Don't miss it doors 7, show 7:30.Buy it!
Mike Cross “Black Cat Magic” from Crossin' Carolina (mima-mubo 2013) N —My friend and favorite DJ Stacy (Backroads) said it is Black Cat Week, so this new one by Mike Cross is for her.Buy it!
Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche “When I'm at Your House (feat. Loudon Wainwright Iii)” from Fairytale and Myth (Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche 2013) —Lucy joined by her very talented parents, on a record filled with harmonies that can only be produced by a mother and daughter, great stuff !!Buy it!
Willie Sugarcapps “Energy” from Willie Sugarcapps (The Royal Potato Family www.royalpotatofamily.com 2013) —Anthony Crawford does this one from this folk super group featuring Will Kimbrough, Grayson Capps. Savanna Lee and Corky Hughs.Buy it!
Bill Chambers “Deckhands Daughter feat. Kasey Chambers (Live)” from Live at the Pub Tamworth (self 2013) —My current favorite release, Bill joined by Kasey on this James McMurtry classic is just one of many highlights on this amazing live performance.Buy it!
Shane Nicholson “After The Gold Rush” from Sleeping Dogs -Rarities (Gerence 2013) —Seemed like the right spot to feature Kasey Chanbers very talented spouse with a great take on this Neil Young tune.Buy it!
Kevin Gordon “Jimmy Reed Is the King of Rock and Roll” from Down to the Well (Shanachie 2000) —It's time for Rich's set, starting with this Nashville writer who visits our town frequently.Buy it!
Drew Nelson “True and Fine” from Dusty Road to Beulah Land (Two Hearted Music 2009) —We conclude Rich's set with this great story from Drew Nelson, new to my ears, Rich always turns me on to new stuff, Thanks again, Rich.Buy it!
Terence Martin “Lost Hills” from lost hills (Good Dog Music 2005) —We're outta here, we send you home with the title song from the late Terrence Martins masterpiece, see you next week, thanks for listening.Buy it!
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