Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Sep 25th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
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Carl Brouse “American Hotel” (DTI Records 1983) —The best singer/songwriter you haven't heard of, the late songwriter with the title song from his fantastic one and only release, vinyl only. Tom Russell co-writes & Shawn Colvin singing.
Tom Rush “Drift Away”
from What I Know (Appleseed www.appleseedrec.com 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.
The Refugees “January Sky”
from Three (Wabuho 2011) N —The fabulous trio of Cindy Bullens, Wendy Waldeman, and Deborah Holland with their second release, called Three for some unknown reason, this song was written and sang by Cindy Bullens.
Terence Martin “Hank Williams”
from lost hills (Good Dog Music 2005) —Great song by Terrence who is suffering from pancreatic cancer, he's recording new music, keep him in your prayers.
Whitehorse “I'M ON FIRE”
from Whitehorse (Six Shooter Records 2011) N —From a great new release by Canadian husband and wife duo, Melissa McClelland and Luke Doucet, this Springsteen cover is the cd's only non-original. Happy 62nd birthday to Bruce .
Fred Eaglesmith “Stars”
from 6 Volts (A Major Label 2011) N —An autobiographical song from Fred's best release in years. Produced by Scott Merritt and Fred. Fred will be at Off Broadway on Sunday, Oct 30.
Roger Marin Band “Whiskey Take Me Off the Shelf”
from Silvertown (self 2010) —Longtime Fred bandmate, played steel and lead guitar in the Flying Squirrels. Heading up his own fine band, check them out if your a Fred fan, or even if your not.
Bill Poss “Heaven”
from Hay (Poss 2011) N —Produced by Fred Eaglesmith, Bill an Effingham native shortened his name from Passalacqua, wonder why, married to a Ginn sister, he'll be in town with Fred on 10/30.
Bill Chambers “Letter to Fred”
from Drifting South (Whitewater Records 2009) —The head of the multi-talented musical Chambers family, from down under, traveled with Fred for awhile and put those travels to music in this song from his wonderful and latest CD.
Lucinda Williams “Big Red Sun Blues”
from Lucinda Williams (Koch 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.
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.
Chris Knight “It Ain't Easy Being Me”
from Chris Knight (Decca Records 1998) —From Chris's great self titled debut and he hasn't slowed down since. Chris Knight will be at the Old Rockhouse this coming Fri, September 30.
Uncle Tupelo “No Sense In Lovin'”
from Anodyne CD Album (Sire / Reprise 1993) L —Time for Allen's slice of "Bittersweet Melody" catch a full dose every Wednesday from 5 to 7 am. this one's from the boys from Belleville, A Jeff Tweedy song ...
Wilco “Should've Been In Love”
from A.M. (Reprise 1995) L —Thanks Allen, Wilco will be playing at the revitalized sold out Peabody Opera House on October 4, with the legendary Nick Lowe, should have gotten your tickets early.
John Prine “Hello In There”
from Souvenirs (Oh Boy www.ohboy.com 2000) —You know you always get info first on KDHX and breaking news, John will be at the Touhill on December 3. Thanks Bill, for the scoop. Jason Isbell opening.
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