Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Jan 22nd 2012 10.00am–12.00pm
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Rodney Crowell “Glasgow Girl”
from Acoustic Trio Live (self 2011) —Welcome, we start today from The wonderful Rodney Crowell download from his last tour joined by Will Kimbrough and Jenny Steinman, Will seems to be on everybodies recordings these days.
Bonnie Ste-Croix “Canadian Girl (Nova Scotia)”
from Canadian Girl (Bonnie Ste-Croix 2011) —The title cut to Bonnie's Canadian travelogue to all the Provinces and territories, we find her in Nova Scotia with Natalie McMaster on this one.
Ryan Spearman “Willie McGee”
from Get Along Home (Green Strum 2011) L —One of the best of many local releases from the past year and a baseball song to get you ready for spring training.
Matraca Berg “You & Tequila”
from The Dreaming Fields (Dualtone 2011) —A song Matraca co-wrote with Deanna Carter and the Kenny Chesney // Grace Potter cover made them a few bucks, Matraca is married to Jeff Hanna of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Gretchen Peters “Hello Cruel World” (Proper 2012) —Brand new from amazing songwriter, Gretchen, caught her friday on Imus doing this song.
Joe Ely “Lord of the Highway”
from Live Chicago 1987 (Rack'em Records 2009) —Newly released blast from the past, Joe is joined on this scorching set by Bobby Keyes, David Grissom, Davis Mclarity, and Jimmy Pettit. Joe covers his buddy Butch Hancock on this track.
Terry Allen “Flipside: A Side - Baby How I Know, B Side - Together”
from Al's Grand Hotel (Orion Read 2011) —Another Lubbock songwriting legend (Must be something in the water) at an L.A. Sunset Strip Hotel, recorded 3 years before his 1st release "Juarez" 5 never released songs. only 500 vinyl copies made !!
Lynne Reif “Out To Sea”
from Single (self 2012) —Lynne will be part of volume 3 of the Songbird Cafe this wednesday at the Focal Point in Maplewood, 7:30 J.J. Loui, Mike Schrand, and Marc Chechik Join Lynne in the intimate suroundings.
Mustard's Retreat “The Ballad of Elmer McCurdy”
from 5 Miles or 50,000 Years (self 1993) —Michael Hough and David Tamulevich make their St. Louis debut at another great music series from the Eliott Chapel Soulstice Cafe Sunday February 19, singing here the true story of poor Elmer.
The Stone Coyotes “Kern River”
from VIII (Red Cat Records 2008) —An internet request for one of my favorites Barbara Keith doing Merle Haggards great song, Barbara and Stone Coyotes with a rare acoustice performance.
Rosanne Cash “500 MILES”
from Live From Zone C (self 2011) —Found this neat radio show with Roseanne doing twitter request from Zone Z named during Hurricane Irene
J.D. Souther “Faithless Love”
from Natural History (EOM 2011) —rescheduled appearence this Friday at the Old Rock House, here doing one of his best songs.
The Mollys “The Foggy Dew”
from Live at El Casino Ballroom (self 2011) —We close with the delightful Mollys, recorded St. Pattys Day, March 17, 2010 as they get back together for their 10 yr. reunion, Here's to many more future reunions. see you next week !!!
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