Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Jun 10th 2012 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
The Flatlanders “South Wind of Summer” from New West Records On Air at World Cafe (New West 2012) N —Welcome, We start this morning with a live set, here's Butch, Jimmy, and Joe doing a song that appeared in the "Horse Whisperer" played on the long runnig World Cafe show from Wilmington, Delaware.Buy it!
Scott Miller “Appalachian Refugee” from Music City Roots (Season 1) (Music City Roots 2012) N —Next we take you to the Lovelace Cafe in Nashville for Scott Miller on the wonderful, monthly Music City Roots concerts, check out their great lineups, hosted by Jim Lauderdale.Buy it!
Blackie and The Rodeo Kings “Acadian Driftwood” from Blackie and The Rodeo Kings at Old Settlers Music Festival, Austin, TX April 16, 2009 (festivalink.net 2009) —We conclude our live set with Colin Linden, Stephen Fearing, & Tom Wilson doing the Robbie Robertson classic at the wonderful Old Settlers Festival at the Salt Lick Barbecue, Austin, Texas.Buy it!
John Fullbright “JERICHO” from From The Ground Up (Blue Dirt Records 2012) N —My favorite new release, Okemah, OK native with a stunning debut, Fats Kaplin & andrew Hardin join in, John will be in St.Louis, July 20 @ Kelly House Concerts Highly recommended !!!!.Buy it!
Katy Boyd “Jigs & Reels & Ferris Wheels” from Paper Hearts (Independant 2011) R —An internet request for something from Katy's fine new cd, if you've got something you would like to hear, drop me an e-mail.Buy it!
Justin Townes Earle “Look The Other Way” from Nothing's Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2012) N R —A phone request for Steve's son, how could he not be good if you name him Townes, how about that for prssure.Buy it!
Gordon Pinsent “She's Gone Again” from Down and Out in Upalong (Telesoul 2012) N —2 versions of the same song ... this first is by the poet/writer, Gordon Pinsent, with the backing of Travis Good and Greg Keelor.Buy it!
Good Pinsent & Keelor “She's Gone Again” from Down and Out in Upalong (Warner Music Canada 2012) N —This one features the vocals of Travis Good (Sadies) and Greg Keelor (Blue Rodeo). who put the words of Gordon Pinsent to music, a fascinating project.Buy it!
Jim Cuddy “Banks of the 49” from Skyscraper Soul (Warner Music Canada 2011) —The other half of the lead singer / songwriter (with Greg Keelor) team of one of Canada's best and most popular bands, Blue Rodeo.Buy it!
Hardin Burns “The Road” from Lounge (self 2012) N —Andy Hardin and Jeannie Burns of the Burns Sisters join forces to put out one of the year's best releases, can't wait to get them to St. louis.Buy it!
MARVIN ETZIONI “You Are The Light” from Marvin Country! (Nine Mile Records www.ninemilerecords.com 2012) N —W/ The Dixie Hummingbirds, just one of an impressive lineup of guests from Marvin (founding member of Lone Justice W/Marie McGee) on this ambitous 2 cd set.Buy it!
Lisa Haley and the Zydekats “More Than Anything” from Joy Ride (Blue Fiddle 2012) N —Another new release, seeing that it was produced by Wendy Waldeman was enogh to sell me, very impressive debut.Buy it!
Slaid Cleaves “Horseshoe Lounge (Live)” from Sorrow & Smoke - Live at the Horseshoe Lounge (Music Road 2011) —Slaid will be at Off Broadway on Tuesday, June 19. Slaid will be backed again by Chojo Jaques, miss this show at your own risk.Buy it!
Josh Ritter “Monster Ballads (Acoustic)” from The Animal Years (Deluxe Edition) (Josh Ritter 2006) —Josh Ritter will be at Plush on Saturday, July 21. Another must see, nobody has more fun performing live than Josh.Buy it!
Eric Taylor “Prison Movie (Live) [feat. Nanci Griffith, Denice Franke & Susan Lindfors Taylor]” from Live at the Red Shack (Blue Ruby 2011) —Eric will be at the Log House Concerts on July 1. More info at loghouseconcerts.com. Thanks, Allen, Thanks for listening, see you next week, support live music.Buy it!
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