Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Jul 17th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
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Tom Rush “Urge For Going” from Live at Symphony Hall, Boston (Varese 2001) —Welcome, folk singing legend (recently turned 70) is coming to the Old Rock House, Listening Room Series Thursday october 27, does the Joni Mitchell classic here.Buy it!
Tom Russell “Spanish Burgundy” from Poorman's Dream (Dark Angel 1990) —A request, Tom at Off Broadway 10/7 and Mt.Olive Turner Hall W/Gretchen Peters 10/8 , New dvd out now new cd "Mesabi" Due Sept. 6.Buy it!
Gretchen Peters “On a Bus to St. Cloud” from Circus Girl: The Best of Gretchen Peters (Scarlet Letter 2009) —Gretchen with one of her classics has been nominated for the Songwriting Hall Of Fame, Good Luck !!!!!Buy it!
Dave Alvin & Christy McWilson “Manzanita” from Eleven Eleven (Yeproc Records 2011) —An all duet set starts with Dave and Guilty Woman Christy McWilson, from Dave's great new release.Buy it!
Great Big Sea “Follow Me Back” from Safe Upon the Shore (Warner Music Canada 2010) —Bob Hallett with guest vocalist Jeen O'Brien, on GBS superb cd produced by Steve Berlin of Los Lobos fame.Buy it!
Blackie and The Rodeo Kings “Step Away” from Kings and Queens (FU:M 2011) —Duets continue with Colin Linden and Emmylou singing the heck out of this Willie P. Bennett song.Buy it!
Bill Chambers “Deckhands Daughter” from Drifting South (Whitewater Records 2009) —Daddy, Bill, joined by his Daughter, Kasey on this McMurtrey classic from Too Long In The Wasteland.Buy it!
Jill Sobule & John Doe “Never My Love” from A Day At The Pass (self 2011) —Jill and John tackle this oldie by the Association.Buy it!
Jimmy Webb “P. F. Sloan” from Just Across The River (E1 Music www.e1entertainment.com 2010) —W/Jackson Brown, Jimmy Webb pays tribute to songwriter P.F. Sloan.Buy it!
PF Sloan/ S Barri / The Grass Roots “Where Were You When I Needed You” from You Baby (Ace Records 2010) —Grassroots lead singer Rob Grill 67 died July 11 from a head injury, I was a big fan in the late 60's early 70's, a P.F. Sloan - Steve Barri song., from a great tribute album.Buy it!
Joe Ely “Circumstance” from Satisfied at Last (Rack 'Em 2011) —Everybody should cover Butch, one of two on Lubbock buddy, Joe's new cd, also 8 fine new originals by Joe.Buy it!
Bettysoo and Doug Cox “Boxcars” from Across The Borderline: Lie To Me (Bettysoo and Doug Cox 2011) —A great Butch Hancock cover with Bettysoo on vocals and doug Cox on resonator guitar, great choices of cover songs on this new cd.Buy it!
John Stewart “Johnny Flamingo on the Blue Dream Road” from Rough Sketches (Folk Era 1997) —Another suggestion by Rich, the late John Stewart chronicles the Mother Road.Buy it!
Chuck Brodsky “William Henry Paddle” from Subtotal Eclipse (Chuck Brodsky Records 2011) —Chuck's version of "Footloose" 100 years earlier, great production by Nova Scotis's instrumental wiz, J.P. Cormier.Buy it!
Keith Sykes “You Got Gold” from Country Morning Music (Keith Sykes 2011) —Written with his buddy John Prine, also co-writes with Guy Clark and Jimmy Buffett, great songs, just Keith and his guitar.Buy it!
Bottle Rockets “Indianapolis” from 24 Hours A Day (Atlantic 1997) —A reader called in and requested this for Brian Henneman's 50th birthday, Happy Birthday, Brian., new acoustic release due next month.Buy it!
Steve Earle “The Gulf of Mexico” from I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive (New West 2011) —Steve goes cajun, check out his companion book of the same name.Buy it!
John Hiatt “Damn This Town” from Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns (New West 2011) —Can't wait to sample more from this very prolific singer/songwriter, always seems to be at the top of his game.Buy it!
Tom Pacheco “You Again” from The Best of Tom Pacheco: The Secret Hits Vol II (Frog's Claw 2011) —I'm doing my best to make sure that Tom's wonderful tales don't remain a secret.Buy it!
Robyn Ludwick “HOLLYWOOD” from Out Of These Blues (Late Show Records 2011) —Best yet' from Robison sister Robyn, produced by Gurf Morlix.Buy it!
Foster and Lloyd “It's Already Tomorrow” (Effin Ell 2011) —Ten years apart, it's great to see them back together, sounding better than ever.Buy it!
Sam Baker “Orphan” from Pretty World (BlueLimeStone Records 2007) —A suggestion from Rich, last cd of his trilogy, the amazing Sam Baker (read his story on his website) with Marcia Ramirez on VocalsBuy it!
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band “Ripplin Waters” from Symphonion Dream (CAPITOL 1975) —We get out of here with a request for this Jimmy Ibbotson song, miss Ibby in the NGDB, Thanks for listening, Thanks, Rich for helping out.Buy it!
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