Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Jun 17th 2012 10.00am–12.00pm
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Rodney Crowell W/Kris Kristofferson “My Father's Advice” from KIN: Songs By Mary Karr & Rodney Crowell COMP (Vanguard 2012) —Welcome and Happy Fathers Day, we begin with a brand new release, Rodney writes songs with award winning Author, Mary Karr & is joined by a very esteemed guest list, headed for my best of list.Buy it!
Gretchen Peters “The Aviator's Song” from Halcyon (Scarlet Letter Records 2009) —Gretchens wonderful tale of her Dad's survival after being shot down during World War II.Buy it!
Bill Miller “Old Dreams and New Hopes” (Windspirit Music 1987) —Native American singer/songwriter Bill Miller with the title song from his 1st (still my favorite) release. Saw Bill sing this one at Kerrville.Buy it!
Slaid Cleaves “The Dad Song” from For the Brave and Free (Continental Song City 2000) —Slaid will be back at Off Broadway this Tuesday with Chojo Jaques, here he honors his Dad from this wonderful, overlooked early cd.Buy it!
Nanci Griffith “Daddy Said” from Once in a Very Blue Moon (Philo 2002) —Nanci sings about her Dad from her best cd, produced by Jim Rooney.Buy it!
Scott Miller & The Commonwealth “Daddy Raised a Boy” from Thus Always to Tyrants (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 2001) —Scott's first release after leaving the V-Roys.Buy it!
Cyndi Boste “Old Mans' Shoes” from Home Truths (MBA 1998) —We take you down under for Cyndi's great tribute to her Dad, an Aussie singer / songwriter that you should seek out.Buy it!
Dan Fogelberg “Leader Of The Band / Washington Post March” from GREATEST HITS (Epic Records 1982) —The late Dan Fogelberg pays tribute to his High School Band instructor Dad, my favorite song by Dan.Buy it!
Steve Seskin “April's Dad” from LIVE (Seskin Records 2004) —Some of the strongest Father bonds aren't always the biological ones, a great tune by a songwriter that you should get to know better.Buy it!
Steve Goodman “My Old Man” from Say It In Private SINGLE (Asylum 1977) —Steve's very emotional tribute to losing his Dad at a young age, unfortunatly Steve only made it to 36 for his young Daughters.Buy it!
Eliza Gilkyson “Easy Ryder” from Your Town Tonight SINGLE (Red House Records www.redhouserecords.com 2007) —Eliza pays tribute to her songwriting Dad, Terry Gilkyson ("Greenfields", Memories Are Made Of This", Bare Necessities", Maryanne", "Cry Of The Wild Goose", ETC.) and his singing group, The Easy Ryders.Buy it!
Hacienda Bros “If Daddy Don't Sing Danny Boy” from What's Wrong With Right (Proper Records Ltd 2006) —It seems like this group led by Chris Gaffney & Dave Gonzalez was just hitting it's stride when Chris Gaffney died, this is one of the last songs Chris wrote.Buy it!
Warren Zevon “Keep Me In Your Heart” from The Wind (Artemis Records 2003) —A request from my friend Boots listening on-line from Austin, Boots recited Warrens dying eulogy at his Fathers Funeral.Buy it!
Bruce Springsteen “My Father's House” from Nebraska VINYL ALBUM (Columbia 1982) —Had several requests for songs Bruce wrote about his Dad, used this on from Bruce's masterpiece.Buy it!
Samantha Harlow “STICKS and STONES” from Live In Studio (self 2012) —Haven't had a live guest in the studio for awhile, it was a pleasure to welcome Samantha.Buy it!
Samantha Harlow “Trouble Fades” from Live In Studio (self 2012) —Live in studio guests and new discoveries are 2 of my favorite things, Nashville based singer/songwriter Samantha Harlow covered both.Buy it!
Samantha Harlow “Diamond in the Rough” from Live In Studio (self 2012) —Nobody does live music like KDHX, thanks to Samantha and Drew for a great job as engineer.Buy it!
Guy Clark “The Randall Knife” from Dublin Blues (Dualtone 1995) —How can you do a Fathers Day show without Guy's amazing tribute, one of our most requested songs.Buy it!
Tom Russell “Throwin' Horseshoes At the Moon” from The Man from God Knows Where (Hightone 1999) —Tom's touching tribute to his dad, Iris Dement on harmony vocals from the best concept album of all time.Buy it!
Judy Collins “MY FATHER” from Colors of the Day: The Best of Judy Collins (Elektra Asylum 1972) —Rich comes in to help me out, this one was for his wife Donna, the timeless voice of Judy Collins, Judy will be at Okema, O.K. for WOODY'S 100TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION JULY 11-15.Buy it!
Chris Knight “OLD MAN” from Trailer II (Drifters Church Productions 2009) —Enough of the tender Father's Day ballads we needed the rough edge of Chris Knight to balance things out.Buy it!
5 Chinese Brothers “My Dad's Face” from Singer Songwriter Beggarman Thief (1-800-Prime-CD 1992) —The brothers are no longer together but they left behind some great music, do you see your fathers face in the mirror ???Buy it!
Mike Cross “The Green Of His Eyes” from Carolina Sky (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 1983) —Phone rang off the hook, thanks !! Thanks Rich, the time went by way to fast, Miss Ya Dad !!!! We're outta here with Mike Cross's tribute to his dad.Buy it!
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