Calvin Cooke “I'll Just Wave My Hands” from Live at KDHX (KDHX 2002)Buy it!
Bettye Lavette “Let Me Down Easy” from Soul Diva Sessions (Sessions Records 2004) —Originally 1965 for CallaBuy it!
Al Wilson “I Stand Accused” from Searching for the Dolphins (Soul City 1968) —1968Buy it!
The Union Trade “Headlands” from Why We Need the Night (Tricycle 2011) N Buy it!
The Decemberists “Don't Carry It All” from The King Is Dead (Capitol Records 2011) N Buy it!
Iron & Wine “Tree By The River” from Kiss Each Other Clean (Warner Bros. 2011) N Buy it!
David Mead “Nashville” from Indiana (Nettwerk 2004)Buy it!
Sharon Van Etten “Don't Do It” from Epic (Ba Da Bing 2010) —very nice record start to finish; DJ Allen Dahm of Bittersweet Melody has rightly championed itBuy it!
Sarah Jaffe “Summer Begs” from Suburban Nature ((RED) Kirtland Records 2009)Buy it!
The Coasters “Don't Get Around Much Anymore” from The Coasters on ATCO (ATCO) —1960, music by Duke Ellington and lyrics by Bob RussellBuy it!
Duke Ellington “It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got that Swing)” from Ken Burns Jazz (Sony) —originally recorded for Brunswick Records on February 2, 1932. Featuring Ivie Anderson on vocals and trombonist Joe Nanton and alto saxophonist Johnny HodgesBuy it!
Reverend Organdrum “The "C" Jam Blues” from Hi-Fi Stereo (Yep Roc Records www.yeprocrecords.com 2008) —another Ellington compositionBuy it!
John Mellencamp “Save Some Time to Dream” from No Better Than This CD ALBUM (Rounder www.rounder.com 2010)Buy it!
The Jayhawks “Up Above My Head” from Hollywood Town Hall (remastered) (American 2011) —A traditional tune best known through Sister Rosetta TharpeBuy it!
Jolie Holland “Goodbye California” from Escondida (Anti- 2004)Buy it!
John Henry and the Engine “Under the Yellow Moon” from Under the Yellow Moon... (self released 2008)Buy it!
Bobby Long “A Winter's Tale” from Winter's Tale (ATO 2011) N —Saturday Feb. 12 at Old Rock HouseBuy it!
Bob Dylan and the Rolling Thunder Revue “Isis” from Live 1975 - The Rolling Thunder Revue (Bootleg Series Vol. 5) (Columbia 2005) —recorded at Boston Music Hall, 11/21/75 Second Show, and featuring Scarlet Rivera on violin, Rob Stoner on bass and Howie Wyeth on the skinsBuy it!
The Deep Vibration “Worried Mind” from Strange Love (self-released 2011) N —The controversial band, let by love-him-or-hate-him lead singer Matt Murphy, returns with a full length album. Digging.Buy it!
Charles Bradley “The World (Is Going Up In Flames)” from No Time for Dreaming (Daptone Records 2010) N —Read a nice review of the record by KDHX journalism intern Dannie Boyd at the KDHX Blog: http://kdhx.org/blogBuy it!
Buddy Miller with Chocolate Genius “Dang Me” from The Majestic Silver Strings (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2011) N —a radical reworking of the Roger Miller tune; due out March 1Buy it!
David Lowery “Raise 'Em Up on Honey” from The Palace Guards (429 2011) N —First solo album from the Camper Van and Cracker leaderBuy it!
Tom Waits “Gun Street Girl” from Rain Dogs (Island 1985) —Tom Waits on banjo, Michael Blair percussion and Greg Cohen on the double bassBuy it!
Bright Eyes “One For You, One For me” from The People's Key (Saddle Creek 2011) N Buy it!
Chatham County Line “Ringing In My Ears” from Wildwood CD SINGLE (YepRoc 2010) —at Off Broadway on Saturday, Feb. 5, an early show; the band will also be in the KDHX studios to tape a live session for this very programBuy it!
Fleet Foxes “Helplessness Blues” (Sub Pop www.subpop.com 2011) N —not out until May 3, but Sub Pop has prereleased this single, so what the heck.Buy it!
The Beatles “Revolution” from Past Masters Vol 1&2 (Apple 2009) —#jan25Buy it!
The Waco Brothers “Revolution Blues” from More Barn (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com)Buy it!
The ACB's “Italian Girls” from Stona Rosa (self released 2011) N —new record from the KC pop bandBuy it!
Jonny “Candyfloss” from Jonny (Merge 2011) N —featuring Teenage Fanclub's Norman Blake and Euros Childs of Gorky's Zygotic Mynci.Buy it!
Fitz & the Tantrums “Winds of Change” from Pickin' Up the Pieces (Dangerbird 2010) —Sat 2/12 Fitz & the Tantrums – The Duck RoomBuy it!
Fontela Bass “The Soul of a Man” from The Very Best of (Chess 1997)Buy it!
Chris Whitley “Phone Call from Leavenworth” from Living With The Law CD ALBUM (Columbia 1991)Buy it!
Ivan & Alyosha “Glorify” from Fathers Be Kind (Missing Piece Records 2011) N —Tim Wilson and Ryan Carbary from Seattle. Indie kids love them some DostoyevskyBuy it!
The dB's “What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?” from Single (self released 2005)Buy it!
Them “Outta Sight” from Them Again (Parrot 1966)Buy it!
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