Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Apr 17th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
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David Olney “Brays”
from High, Wide and Lonesome (Philo 1995) —Welcome to the 2nd pledge drive edition, it's Palm Sunday & only the amazing David Olney could write a song from the perspective of the donkey that carried Jesus into Jerusalem.
Josh Ritter “Monster Ballads (Acoustic)”
from The Animal Years (V2 North America 2006) —It's a pleasure to have Roy Kasten along side. Josh Ritter just released an all acoustic version of his classic cd Animal Years.
Tom Russell Band “Blind Willie McTell”
from Unreleased Outtake (self 1989) —Another Dylan cover that Tom did live, but he never released this version, he did record the song with Barrence Whitfield on "Hillbilly Voodo". Tom at Off Broadway 10/7, Mt.Olive Turner Hall with Gretchen Peters 10/8..
The Stone Coyotes “Detroit or Buffalo”
from Born to Howl (Red Cat Records 2001) —Another one by Barbara Keith, that she sings and plays a wicked lead guitar with her Rockin' trio that includes her husband Doug Tibbles on drums and her step-son John Tibbles on Bass
Kinky Friedman “Sold American”
from Lasso From El Paso (Sony 1976) —Kinky will be in town 4/29 at Off Broadway, there's nobody quite like him, don't miss the experience !! He's performing this song with Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue.
Mary McBride “Rev It Up”
from Everything Seemed Alright (Rogan 2002) —More reason to see Kinky, Mary McBride will open, A fine Singer/Songwriter you should know more about, she does a Fred Eaglesmith cover here, with the late Willie P. Bennett alongside.
Robert Earl Keen “Runnin' With the Night”
from Picnic (Arista 1997) —A longtime favorite of Songwriter Showcase and a very special guest in our KDHX studios on a couple of occasions.
Turnpike Troubadours “Every Girl”
from Diamonds & Gasoline (Onward Music 2009) —Hour 2 thanks for your pledges, Oklahoma's Evan Felker and his great band start the 2nd half of the show, I hope 2011 will see the Turnpike Troubadors in our fair city !!
The Rainmakers “Missouri Girl”
from 25 On (Bat Records 2011) N L —Kansas City's Rainmakers reunite to celebrate 25 years, songwriter front man Bob Walkenhorst bring us this one.
Hail The Size “Drift Away (feat. Maria McKee)”
from I Can't Die In LA (GoodDrummer Music ASCAP 2009) —Midwesterners, Charlie Ezell & Matt North from Champagne, Il. & Madison, Wi, enlist the help of Songstress Maria McGee on their great debut. "Now that's a good record.." Steve Earl
Sammy Walker “Crazy Billy”
from Misfit Scarecrow (Ramseur Records 2008) —First discovered Sammy 30 years ago on his Warner Brothers lps, he's remained a largely undiscovered treasure ever since, great to have new music from him.
The Real Macaws “Nicolette”
from Standing Alone (self 2011) N —New band (Byrds meet the Daredevils) Supe's tribute to their friend Nicolette Larson who died way to young in 1997. Catch their St. Lois debut next Sat. 4/23 Highland Brewing Co. Kirkwood, dinner 6:30 show 8.
Nicolette Larson “Lotta Love”
from super hits of the 70's (Rhino 1990) —Nicolette's big hit with this Neil Young cover, great news that Neil's original band The Buffalo Springfield is back together and going to tour, I'd like to see that show, never thought I'd have the chance.
Rodney Crowell with Jerry Douglas “Long Hard Road (The Sharecropper's Dream)”
from Glide (Koch 2008) —Jerry Douglas talked Rodney into doing this song on his cd, Rodney's hit for the Dirt Band, but never released by Rodney, I'm glad he did.
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