Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Feb 6th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
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Kate & Anna McGarrigle “Was My Brother In the Battle” from Odditties (Querbeservice 2010) —Welcome to another edition of Songwriters Showcase, as the title implies this is music Anna recorded with her late sister Kate that they never released.Buy it!
Rodney Crowell with Rosanne Cash “It's Such a Small World” from Small Worlds The Rodney Crowell Collection 1978 - 1995 (Raven records www.ravenrecords.com.au 2002) —Rodney singing with his x-wife, He'll be at the Duck Room Monday February 28, My Birthday, stop by and buy me a drink !Buy it!
Hail The Size “Drift Away (feat. Maria McKee)” from I Can't Die In LA (GoodDrummer Music ASCAP 2009) —New discovery for me features Charles Ezell and Matt North and the wonderfull duet vocals by Marie McKeeBuy it!
Jerry Jeff Walker “Pick Up Truck Song” from Live at Gruene Hall (Rykodisc 1989) —Jerry Jeff will be at the Wildwood Springs Lodge in Steelville on September 27, sounds like it's someplace I need to Be, check out their website for lot's of great music.Buy it!
Bruce Cockburn & Blue Rodeo “Sleeping” from Garth Hudson Presents A Canadian Celebration of The Band (Curve Music 2010) —Awsome tribute to the Band with songs and Canadian artists hand picked by original Band member Garth Hudson.Buy it!
Steve Earle “Hardin Wouldn't Run” from Cash Covered (Mojo 2004) —A cd that came with Mojo MagazineBuy it!
James McMurtry “Angeline” from Too Long In the Wasteland (Columbia 1989) —A fine tune from James's debut cd produced by John Mellencamp, James will be at the Paegant Saturday March 28 with the Bottle Rockets opening.Buy it!
Charlotte Moore “White Squall” from Stan Rogers - A Matter Of Heart (The Musical Revue Cast Recording) (Fogarty Cove Music 2000) —A play that toured Canada featuring the amazing songs of the late Stan RogersBuy it!
Evans & Doherty “Acadian Saturday Night” from Sailors on the Asphalt Sea (Canadian River 2005) —Another Stan Rogers classic performed by Kevin Evans & Brian DohertyBuy it!
Stan Rogers “Fogarty's Cove” from Fogarty's Cove (Remastered) (Fogarty's Cove Music 1990) —Stan doing the title song to his 1977 album, if your not familiar with Stan's music you need to check him out.Buy it!
Charlotte Moore, Dan Mackay, Frank Mackay, & Terry Hatty “Northwest Passage” from Stan Rogers - A Matter of Heart (The Musical Revue Cast Recording) (Fogarty Cove Music 2000) —Another selection from the Stan Rogers play, would have really loved to have seen it.Buy it!
Fred Eaglesmith “Alcohol & Pills” from Lipstick Lies & Gasoline (Razor & Tie 1997) —Fred will be making his annual appearence at Off Broadway this Friday 2/11, you should be there.Buy it!
Kasey Chambers “Water In the Fuel” from The Captain (Special Edition) (Asylum/WB 2000) —Heard Fred say that this was his favorite cover of one of his songs.Buy it!
Bill Chambers “Just Dreaming” from Drifting South (Whitewater Records 2009) —Kasey's Pop doing another Fred cover.Buy it!
Kinky Friedman “Rapid City, South Dakota” from Kinky Friedman (MCA 1974) —Author, Politician, Singer/Songwriter, Kinky returns to Off Broadway after a 10 + Year absence April 29.Buy it!
Brock Zeman “Dust & Dirt” from Ya Ain't Crazy Henny Penny (Mud Music 2010) —Another fine release from this Canadian Songwriter.Buy it!
Tim Grimm & Jason Wilber “80 Acres” from Amber Waves (Vault 2000) —Another play I'd like to see, with music by Tim & Jason Wilber who has been John Prines sideman for many years, Tim will be at the Espenschied Chapel, Mascoutah at 3 PM next Sunday, 2/13Buy it!
Jonathan Richman with the Skeletons “Corner Store” from Jonathan Goes Country (Rounder www.rounder.com 1990) —From my favorie CD by Jonathan with the Skeletons, Jonathan will be at Off Broadway Wednesday 2/16Buy it!
The Great Divide “Dodgers Were In Brooklyn” from Break In the Storm (Atlantic Nashville 1998) —Larry always said that playing baseball songs made the winter shorter, we'll give it a try, starting with this band led by Mike McClure with J.J. & Scottie Lester, & Kelley Green.Buy it!
Tom Russell “Closin' Sunny's Diner” from Museum of Memories 1972 - 2002 (Dark Angel 2002) —Tom says this is a true story, He'll return to Off Broadway 10/7 with a new cd.Buy it!
David Olney and John Hadley “The Gas House Gang” from 'Ol Diz: A Musical Baseball Story (Deadbeet 2005) —Ben Jones (Cooter on Dukes Of Hazard) wrote a play on the life of Dizzy Dean and he asked David Olney & John Hadley to do the music, another play I'd like to see, check out David's website for this limited edition cd.Buy it!
Peter Rudy “Honus Wagner's Bat” from Mud Shack SINGLE (Big Chief 2010) —One of my favorite new SongwritersBuy it!
Warren Zevon “Mohammed's Radio (Live Version)” from I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (Rhino 1996) R —Thanks for listening, see you next week or maybe at Fred Eaglesmith, support live music, it keeps them coming back, a request for Warren Zevon to end the show.Buy it!
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