Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Nov 11th 2012 10.00am–12.00pm
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Tom Russell “Veteran's Day” from The Tom Russell Anthology (Shout! Factory 2008) —Welcome, How fortunate we are to live in this great country, thanks to all the Veteran's who have given so much to make it possible.Buy it!
Audrey Auld “And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda” from Billabong Song - EP (Reckless Records 2009) —A very powerful song written by Eric Bogle and sang beautifully by Audrey.Buy it!
Fred Eaglesmith and the Catfish Noodlers “The Rocket” from Balin' (Aml Records 2006) —Fred from his great bluegrass cd shows that the loss of war forever changes lives.Buy it!
Blue Wing “BLACK DIAMOND” from Blue Wing (Moonlight Gold Productions 1998) —A tearjerker from this disbanded New Mexico band showing that humans arn't the only victums of war. Katy Moffatt does a nice cover of this song.Buy it!
Claire Lynch “Kennesaw Line” from Crowd Favorites (Rounder Records www.rounder.com 2007) —The definitive cover of a Don Oja Dunaway song, catch Don at the Milltop Taveran in St, Augustine, Fl, the oldest city in the U.S.Buy it!
Sam Bush “Last Letter Home” from Late As Usual (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 1990) —The reality of war, a fine cover of a song by B. McDade & J.H. Brown Sam is joined by Norman & Nancy Blake, Curtis Burch, & John Cowan.Buy it!
Blue Highway “Homeless Man” from Through the Window of a Train (Rounder 2008) —We had some great requests today, including this one, new to me, but it fit right in, Thanks !!Buy it!
Chris Smither “WHAT THEY SAY” from Hundred Dollar Valentine (Signature Sounds 2012) —Speaking of great requests, new from Chris for my longtime friend Tom, Great to hear from you !!Buy it!
Carolina Chocolate Drops “Leaving Eden” (Nonesuch 2012) —Should be a great show this Friday with this wonderful trio in the acoustically perfect Sheldon.Buy it!
Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart “Love At The Five And Dime” from Trouble In The Fields, Tribute to Nanci Griffith (Paradiddle 2012) —New and very good tribute featuring Nanci's steelar storytelling by many of her friends.Buy it!
Steve Forbert “Song for Katrina” from Best Of Steve Forbert (Sony Records 1993) —Steve has been writing and singing under the radar for close to 30 years, don't miss him Thursday, December 6 at the Old Rock House.Buy it!
Katherine Wheatley “Signal Faded” from Landed (The Hoot Music Company 2010) —A recent discovery that blows me away, produced by fellow Canadians Lynn Miles and Scott Merritt (Fred Eaglesmith).Buy it!
Gretchen Peters & Tom Russell “Sweet and Shiny Eyes” from One to the Heart, One to the Head (Fontera 2009) —Happy Birthday to my favorite D.J. Stacy, a cover of a song by Nan O'Bern.Buy it!
Leslie Sisson “...Change” from Harmony (self 2012) —Leslie was in studio performing with her band Que Pasta, the live segment will air next Saturday on Musical Merry Go Round.Buy it!
James Talley “Nothin' But The Blues” from Touchstones (Cimarron Records, Inc. 2002) —Love giving Rich and Allen A set for helping me on Sundays, This is Rich's set.Buy it!
Dave Alvin “Bus Station” from King of California (Hightone 2008) —From my favorite cd by Dave, Tom Russell & Nancy Griffith did a nice cover of this on Modern Art.Buy it!
Greg Trooper “These Sunday Nights” from The Williamsburg Affair (52 Shakes 2009) —Rich wraps up his set with this original by Greg, great job, as usual, Thanks Rich.Buy it!
Ronnie Elliott “Handsome Harry the Hipster” from I've Been Meaning to Write (self 2012) —Ronnie has a great spoken word and singing mix, really like his brand new cd, a songwriter you need to check out !!Buy it!
David Olney “1917” from Through a Glass Darkly (Philo 1999) —Another great request, nobody writes songs quite like David does.Buy it!
John Prine “Sam Stone” from Souvenirs (Oh Boy 2000) —A request, everytime I hear John sing this live I get cold chills.Buy it!
Steve Earle W/The Pogues “Johnny Come Lately” from Copperhead Road (Uni Records 1988) —Love it when Steve goes Celtic, joined by the Pogues on this Vietnam anthem.Buy it!
Greg Trooper and the Flatirons “EVERYWHERE” from Everywhere (Black Hole 1992) —We're outta here, Thank a Veteran, it's because of everything they've sacrificed that we live free in this wonderful country. Seeya next week.Buy it!
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