Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Feb 27th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
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Jerry Jeff Walker “My Old MAn” from Gypsy Songman (Ryko 1987) —Welcome to Songwriters Showcase, the last show in February, Happy birthday Betsey Becker,Jerry Jeff will be at the Wildwood Springs Lodge on September 27.Buy it!
Amy Speace “Haven't Learned A Thing” from The Killer In Me (Wildflower Records 2008) —A recent new discovery for me, thanks to a recomendation from Fats & Kristi Rose, can't wait to sample more.Buy it!
Foster and Lloyd “All Said And Done” from The Essential Foster and Lloyd (RCA Records Label Nashville 1996) —Radney Foster & Bill Lloyd are celebrating their 10 year breakup by getting back together, a tour and cd are in the works, welcome back !!Buy it!
Mandy Mercier “Texas Wake” from Singer in a Roadhouse Band (Wild Cantinas 2010) N —Great overlooked Austin Singer Songwriter finally getting some of her best songs on cd.Buy it!
The Sadies “The Shape I'm In” from Garth Hudson Presents a Canadian Celebration of The Band (Curve Music Inc. 2010) —Another from the wonderful Band tribute and a request from my Buddy Boots in Austin, listening on line.Buy it!
Lynn Miles “Fearless Heart” from Fall for Beauty (TRUE NORTH RECORDS 2010) —You can't play too much Lynn Miles.Buy it!
Hayes Carll “Another Like You” from Kmag Yoyo (& Other American Stories) (Lost Highway 2011) N —3RD strong outing from Hayes, Duet w/Cary Ann HearstBuy it!
Reagan Boggs “Share Them With You (r.boggs)” from Never Looking Behind (Independent Records 2006) —Former guest on Songwriter Showcase a special favorite of Larry's, she's got a new baby, hopefully a new cd will follow soon.Buy it!
Maura O'Connell “CRAZY LOVE” from Walls and Windows (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 2006) —Maura often opens for John Prine, a marvelous Singer in a Marvelous Hall, Maura will be at the Sheldon this Friday March 5.Buy it!
Mick Thomas and Michael Barclay “For a Short Time (Live)” from Head Full of Road Kill: Live in Germany (Croxton 2011) N —A new and welcome live set from Aussie Mick Thomas joined by his friend Michael Barcley.Buy it!
Norah Jones Featuring Gillian Welch and David Rawlings “Loretta” from ...Featuring Norah Jones (Blue Note url 2010) —Is there a bad Townes Van Zandt song ???Buy it!
Amelia Curran “Bye Bye Montreal” from Hunter, Hunter (Warner Music Canada 2009) —A favorite song on last years list.Buy it!
Those Darlins “The Whole Damn Thing” from Those Darlins (Oh Wow Dang 2009) R —A request, lots of phone calls today, from the world's best listeners.Buy it!
Hank Williams III “Mississippi Mud” from Lovesick, Broke and Driftin' (Curb www.bear-family.de 2002) R —Another request that seemed to fit in good in this spot.Buy it!
The Believers “Who's Your Baby Now” from Lucky You (Chinese Baby 2008) —The duo of Craig Aspen and Cyd Frazzini, 3rd strong outing of originals.Buy it!
Cody Canada & Jason Boland “Shades Of Gray” from Undone - A Musicfest Tribute to Robert Earl Keen (Right Ave, LLC 2009) —Cross Canadian Ragweed is no longer, Cody will be at the Old Rockhouse on Thursday, April 7 with his new band, the Departed.Buy it!
Paul Turner “ANOTHER WORLD” from Another World (White Lotus 2010) N —A cd I recieved from a New Zealand friend our thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Christchurch as they deal with this devastating tragedy.Buy it!
Lori McKenna “All I Ever Do” from Lorraine (self 2004) N —Headed straight to my list of the years best releases.Buy it!
Kinky Friedman “When the Lord Closes a Door (He Opens a Window)” from Kinky Friedman (MCA 1974) —Kinky can be sensative, Kinky will be at Off Broadway on Friday, April 29.Buy it!
Kris Kristofferson “Sunday Morning Coming Down” from The Essential Kris Kristofferson (Columbia/ Legacy 2004) R —Kris will be at the Fox with Merle Haggard on Wednesday, March 9, couldn't get my hands on the requested Johnny Cash version.Buy it!
Stephen Kellogg & The Sixers “Flower In Rain” from Stephen Kellogg and The Sixers (Bonus Tracks) (Universal 2004) —Stephen Kellogg will be doing an acoustic show at the Old Rockhouse on Thursday, April 28. Tift Merritt joins him.Buy it!
James McMurtry “I'm Not From Here” from Too Long In the Wasteland (Columbia 1989) —James McMurtry will be at the Pageant with the Bottle Rockets opening ... on Saturday, March 26.Buy it!
Rodney Crowell “'Til I Gain Control Again” from The Rodney Crowell Collection (Rhino/Warner Bros. 1989) —Tomorrow night 2/28 at the Duck Room on my birthday, you can buy me a drink, Get "Chinaberry Sidewalks" Rodneys new memoir. See you next week, this song is for Larry, they'll always be a void !!Buy it!
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