Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Jan 22nd 2012 10.00am–12.00pm
Time zone: central
Rodney Crowell “Glasgow Girl” from Acoustic Trio Live (self 2011) —Welcome, we start today from The wonderful Rodney Crowell download from his last tour joined by Will Kimbrough and Jenny Steinman, Will seems to be on everybodies recordings these days.Buy it!
Bonnie Ste-Croix “Canadian Girl (Nova Scotia)” from Canadian Girl (Bonnie Ste-Croix 2011) —The title cut to Bonnie's Canadian travelogue to all the Provinces and territories, we find her in Nova Scotia with Natalie McMaster on this one.Buy it!
Reagan Boggs “Thank You (Miner's Song)” from Thank You (Miner's Song) - Single (Reagan Boggs 2011) —A new single available as a download and hopefully a teaser for a long overdue new album from Reagan, a former Songwriter Showcase guest.Buy it!
Matraca Berg “You & Tequila” from The Dreaming Fields (Dualtone 2011) —A song Matraca co-wrote with Deanna Carter and the Kenny Chesney // Grace Potter cover made them a few bucks, Matraca is married to Jeff Hanna of the Nitty Gritty Dirt BandBuy it!
Joe Ely “Lord of the Highway” from Live Chicago 1987 (Rack'em Records 2009) —Newly released blast from the past, Joe is joined on this scorching set by Bobby Keyes, David Grissom, Davis Mclarity, and Jimmy Pettit. Joe covers his buddy Butch Hancock on this track.Buy it!
Terry Allen “Flipside: A Side - Baby How I Know, B Side - Together” from Al's Grand Hotel (Orion Read 2011) —Another Lubbock songwriting legend (Must be something in the water) at an L.A. Sunset Strip Hotel, recorded 3 years before his 1st release "Juarez" 5 never released songs. only 500 vinyl copies made !!Buy it!
Hayes Carll “Bad Liver & A Broken Heart” from Trouble In Mind (Lost Highway 2008) —A request for this cover of a song written by the great Canadian songwriter/producer Scott Nolan, phone and internet request for Hayes.Buy it!
Lynne Reif “Out To Sea” from Single (self 2012) —Lynne will be part of volume 3 of the Songbird Cafe this wednesday at the Focal Point in Maplewood, 7:30 J.J. Loui, Mike Schrand, and Marc Chechik Join Lynne in the intimate suroundings.Buy it!
Mustard's Retreat “The Ballad of Elmer McCurdy” from 5 Miles or 50,000 Years (self 1993) —Michael Hough and David Tamulevich make their St. Louis debut at another great music series from the Eliott Chapel Soulstice Cafe Sunday February 19, singing here the true story of poor Elmer.Buy it!
The Stone Coyotes “Kern River” from VIII (Red Cat Records 2008) —An internet request for one of my favorites Barbara Keith doing Merle Haggards great song, Barbara and Stone Coyotes with a rare acoustice performance.Buy it!
Suzy Bogguss, Gretchen Peters, & Matraca Berg “Hammer and Nail” from The Sewanee Sessions (15 Bottles 2011) —Suzy wrote this one and sings it here with her friends, Suzy will sing American Folk classics this Friday at the Sheldon.Buy it!
Ray Wylie Hubbard “Jazzbo Dancer” from Ray Wylie Hubbard & the Cowboy Twinkies (Wounded Bird Records 2011) —Nice to see this classic Ray Wylie album released and remastered on cd, Thanks to Rich for this one, and for helping out today.Buy it!
The Mollys “The Foggy Dew” from Live at El Casino Ballroom (self 2011) —We close with the delightful Mollys, recorded St. Pattys Day, March 17, 2010 as they get back together for their 10 yr. reunion, Here's to many more future reunions. see you next week !!!Buy it!