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Spinitron - KDHX: Songwriters Showcase Sun Mar 16th 2014

88.1 KDHX Saint Louis

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Songwriters Showcase (Music)

Sun Mar 16th 2014 10.00am–12.00pm

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Time zone: central


Carol Noonan “Danny Boy”
from Somebody's Darling (self 2004) —Welcome to our St. Patrick's day special, put a shot of Jameson in your coffee and enjoy.


The Pogues “Dirty Old Town”
from Rum Sodomy & the Lash (WEA Records 1985) —Shane MacGowan with a great take on the Ewan Maccoll classic, a hit for the Pogues.


The Chieftains W/ Nanci Griffith “Red Is The Rose”
from An Irish Evening (Live At the Grand Opera House, Belfast) (RCA Victor 1992) —A great live performance by the Chieftains that also included the Who's Roger Daltrey.


Tom Russell W/Dolores Keane “The Dreamin'”
from The Man from God Knows Where (Hightone 1999) —From Tom's wonderful ode to his family that came from Ireland and Norway.


The Geyer Street Sheiks “Dimming Of The Day”
from Great Dream CD Album (Bjam 1993) L —Lot's of versions of this Richard Thompson masterpiece, but it's hard to top Alice Spencers amazing vocal performance.


Barleyjuice “Weekend Irish”
from Larry Kirwan's Celtic Invasion (Valley Entertainment 2013) —A word to the wise, beware the Weekend Irish, excellent advice !!


Scott McClatchy “Sally MacLelanne”
from A Dark Rage (self 2010) —A fine take on a Shane MacGowan tune, by this under the radar rocker that you should check out.


Sharon Shannon “The Galway Girl (feat. Steve Earle)”
from The Galway Girl: The Best of Sharon Shannon (Celtic Airs 2008) —The definative version of this wonderful Steve Earl Irish tune.


Warren Zevon “Macgillycuddy's Reeks”
from My Ride's Here (Artemis 2002) —Warren doing his best Irish, A songwriter I miss each and every day.


Chip Dolan W/Kelly Willis “Rumbulyae”
from Right Now (Noah Bamboa Records 2005) —Much in demand Texas session man with a stunning solo release, check out his ode to post Katrina New Orleans.


The Water Boys “A Man Is In Love”
from Room To Roam (EMI 2008) —I know I don't play the music of the amazing Mike Scott nearly enough, just one of many classics Mike Scott has written.


The Chieftains W/ Jimmy Ibbotson “Killybegs”
from Another Country (RCA Victor 1992) —Sure do miss the former NGDB singer if anybody has a clue as to what he's doing let me know.


The Chieftains “School Days Over (featuring The Low Anthem)”
from Voice Of Ages (Blackrock 2012) —The Chieftans latest collaberation featuring many current groups.


Dave Gunning “Here She Comes A Running”
from A Tribute to John Allan Cameron (Wee House of Music 2010) —1/2 brother of J.P. Cormier doing a tribute to the late John Allen Cameron, wonderful stuff.


Reckless Kelly “Seven Nights In Eire”
from Wicked Twisted Road (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 2006) —Appearing at the Pagaent on 3-30 with Band of Heathens


Great Big Sea “Road To Ruin”
from Safe Upon the Shore (Warner Music Canada 2010) —The wonderful Nava Scotia continues to put out great music, but you really need to experience them live.


Flogging Molly “Factory Girls(w/ Lucinda Williams)”
from Within a Mile of Home (Side One Dummy Records 2004) —Just in town last week to kick off the St. Patty celebration, great collaberation with Lucinda.


Terry Clarke “Johnnie's on the Road (From the North Country)”
from The Shelly River (Minidoka Records 1991) —Just one of many great Irish songs from Terry's masterpiece.


Mick Thomas “The Cap Me Granda' Wore”
from Under Starter's Orders(Live at the Continental) (Croxton 1998) —Aussie singer songwriter with a live version of his ode to his Irish Grndpa


ZaCallion Twins “The Birmingham Six”
from Live at Last (self 2003) —Former members of The Mollys (a band I dearly miss) Catherine Zavala and Nancy McCallion doing their best Shane MacGowan.


Tom Russell “Roddy McCorley W/Andy Hardin & Fats Kaplin”
from Museum of Memories 1972 - 2002 (Dark Angel 2002) —You might have been their, St. Patricks day 1995 at Off Broadway, I think I heard you yelling in the background.


Bruce Springsteen “American Land”
from Live in Dublin with the Sessions Band (Columbia 2007) —Always will regret not catching Springsteen with the Seeger Sessions Band, Bruce with a great original Irish tune written for this Dublin show.


Charlie Robison “John O'Reilly”
from Live At Billy Bob's Texas (Smith Music Group 2013) —Charlie with a live version of his boxing tune, Walter just told me that they should make a movie out of this one, agreed.


Connie Dover “Laddie, Lie Near Me”
from The Wishing Well (Taylor Park Music, Inc. 1994) —Rich's pick for his favorite Irish tune for today, great job as usual.


Steve Earle And The Del McCoury Band “Dixieland”
from The Mountain (E Squared 2000) R  —A request, written after Steve read the book "Killer Angels" by Michael Sharra, Steve's favorite book.


The Cottars “The Parting Glass”
from On Fire (Warner Music Canada 2004) —We're outta here with a Parting Glass by this set of Cape Briton 2 sets of brother - sister's. Thanks for listening, be careful out there, seeya next week.

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