Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Sep 25th 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
Tom Rush “Drift Away”
from What I Know (Appleseed I discovered this song when Pete Seeger passed last year. What a gift. 2009) —Tom will bring his marvelous musical talent & laugh out loud sense of humor to the Old Rockhouse on Thursday, Oct 27, listening room series. Great Take on this Dobie Gray hit, written by Mentor Williams.
Lucinda Williams “Big Red Sun Blues”
from Lucinda Williams (Rough Trade 1988) R —Another listener request from someone who's going to see Lucinda, and wants his date to hear what she sounds like, from her amazing self-titled breakout release. Lucinda will be at the Pageant on Wednesday, October 12.
Eric Brace & Peter Cooper “Wait A Minute”
from Master Sessions (Red Beet www.redbeetrecords.com 2010) —They aren't Chris and Herb, but they are really, really good, and very funny, don't miss them. They will be at the Focal Point (with Ben Bedford and his lovely wife, Kari opening) on Friday, October 21.
Gretchen Peters “In a Perfect World”
from Circus Girl: The Best of Gretchen Peters (Scarlet Letter 2009) —Gretchen and partner, keyboard/accordian wiz, Barry Walsh will be playing with Tom Russell at Mt. Olive Turner Hall (Mt. Olive, IL) on Saturday, October 8. 7:30 showtime. For ticket info, contact songwrtiers.
Tom Russell “The Road to Nowhere”
from Mesabi (Shout Factory www.shoutfactory.com 2011) N —The title song from the Monte Hellman film of the same name, Tom's new release is another winner, what did you expect !!! Tom will be playing at Off Broadway on Fri, Oct 7 and the next night in Mt. Olive, IL.
Sara Watkins “The Late John Garfield Blues”
from Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows: Songs of John Prine (Oh Boy Records 2010) —That announcement leads to an all John Prine set, easy to do, this one from the tribute released last year.
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