Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Aug 28th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Shackleton “I Don't Wanna Grow Up”
from Mick's Monthly Music Club (Mushroom Music 2010) —A side project of superb & very productive, Aussie singer/songwriter, Mick Thomas joined by Anna Burley & Chris Altmann doing a Tom Waits/Kathleen Brennan tune, Shackleton will be releasing their 1st cd later this fall & you'll hear it here first.
David Wiffen “Lost My Driving Wheel”
from South of Somewhere (TRUE NORTH RECORDS 1999) —Reclusive Canadian songwriter doing his most covered song (Byrds,Tom Rush, Cowboy Junkies, Jayhawks, Black Crows, & Ray Wylie Hubbard, among others) It's been 12 years since this cd & nobody seems to know much about David's status today.
Jerry Jeff Walker “Time To Stay Home”
from Hill Country Rain (Rykodisc 1992) —Sticking with legends, Rich follows with Texas legend Jerry Jeff. Jerry Jeff will be at Wild Wood Springs lodge in Steelville, Sept. 17. like having him in your living room, check out their great line-up at www.wildwoodspringslodge.com
Tom Rush “No Regrets”
from The Very Best of Tom Rush: No Regrets, 1962-1999 (COLUMBIA/LEGACY 1999) —Larry Weir once told me that if Tom Rush had only written this song he would consider him a master songwriter, as always Larry was right on. Tom Rush Old Rock House Listening Room Series, Thursday, October 27.
Craig Bickhardt “The Real Game”
from Brother to the Wind (Stone Barn 2009) —Thanks to Rich Reese, Pop ! The Beat Bubble Burst, 5 to 7 AM Thursdays on KDHX, for slipping this in my box, a baseball song from this Nashville songwriter, released 1 cd with his buddies Tom Schuyler and Fred Knopblock "SKB"
Fred Eaglesmith and the Catfish Noodlers “Small Motors”
from Balin (Aml Records 2006) —That does it for this week, Fred, with his bluegrass band, The Catfish Noodlers finishes it up. Fred returns with the "Fabulous Ginn Sisters" Off Broadway October 30. Support live music, see you on the radio.
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