Margot and the Nuclear So And So's “On a Freezing Chicago Street” from The Dust of Retreat (Artemis 2006) —Fri 3/25 Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s – FirebirdBuy it!
Magnolia Electric Co. “Bowery” from Hard to Love a Man - EP (Secretly Canadian Records 2007)Buy it!
Dolorean “The Unfazed” (Fargo 2011) N —first album from Al James in about 4 yearsBuy it!
David Myles “Out of Love” from Turn Time Off (self-released 2010) N —Halifax nativeBuy it!
Iron & Wine “Walking Far From Home” from Kiss Each Other Clean (Warner Bros. 2011) N Buy it!
Calexico “Service and Repair” from Hot Rail (Quarterstick 2000)Buy it!
Sam Cooke “I'm Gonna Forget About You” from The Man Who Invented Soul (Sony 2000)Buy it!
Eddie Floyd and Cleotha Staples “It's Too Late” from Boy Meets Girl (stax 2009)Buy it!
Robbie Robertson “When the Night Was Young” from How to Become Clairvoyant (429 Records 2011) N —due out AprilBuy it!
Boz Scaggs “Come On Home” (Virgin 1996) —written and partly arranged by the late Willie MitchellBuy it!
Only Son “Magic” from Searchlight (Megaforce 2011) N —written and performed by Jack Dishel, formly the lead guitarist of The Moldy PeachesBuy it!
Gillian Welch and David Rawlings “Black Star” from iTunes EP (self-released 2005) —Recorded in Minneapolis in September 2004Buy it!
The Jayhawks “No Place” from Tomorrow the Green Grass (remastered) (American 2011) N —one of the Mystery Demos from the bonus CD of this marvelous reissueBuy it!
Merle Haggard “Here in Frisco” from 18 Rare Classic (Curb 1991) —Wed 3/9 Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson – Fox TheatreBuy it!
Richard Thompson “Hand of Kindness” (Hannibal 1983) —featuring the great, very great, rhythm section of Dave Pegg and Dave Mattacks; backing vocals by Clive GregsonBuy it!
John Vanderslice “Sea Salt” from White Wilderness (Dead Oceans 2011) N Buy it!
JJ Grey & Mofro “Gotta Know” from Georgia Warhorse (Alligator) —at the Pageant with Ponderosa on Feb. 5Buy it!
Sister Rosetta Tharpe “Strange Things Happening Every Day” from Sister Rosetta Tharpe Vol. 2 1942-1944 (Document 2005) —backed up by the Sam Price Trio: Sammy Price (piano), Abe Bolar (bass) and Harold Doc West (drums)Buy it!
Beth Bombara “Winter Blues” from Wish I Were You (self 2010)Buy it!
Lucinda Williams “Can't Let Go” from Car Wheels on a Gravel Road (Mercury 1998) R Buy it!
Phineas and the Lonely Leaves “Kids We Used to Be” (self released 2011) N Buy it!
Angela Desveaux “Heartbeat” from Wandering Eyes (Thrill Jockey www.thrilljockey.com 2006)Buy it!
Cat Power “The Greatest” (Matador 2006) —Sending this one out to all the folks who write about or photograph bands, on blogs or otherwise.Buy it!
Ben E. King “Into the Mystic” from White Moon (Mandala 1971)Buy it!
Charlie Louvin “Who Knows Where the Time Goes?” from The Longest Train (Watermelon 2004) —RIP Charlie Louvin 1927-2011Buy it!
The Louvin Brothers “I Don't Believe You've Met My Baby” from Hillbilly Fever - Vol. 3: Legends Of Nashville (Rhino 2005)Buy it!
David Berkeley “Steel Mill” from Some Kind of Cure (self-released 2011) N Buy it!
Gurf Morlix “If I Could Only Fly” from Blaze Foley's 113th Wet Dream (Rootball 2011) N Buy it!
Nadine “Without a Reply” from Lit Up From The Inside (Undertow 2001) LBuy it!
Stevie Wonder “We Can Work It Out” from Signed, Sealed and Delivered (Motown Records 1971) —#13 on Billboard 1971 and earned a Grammy nomination in 1972, for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.Buy it!
James Brown “Signed, Sealed and Delivered” from The Singles, Vol. 2: 1960-1963 (Hip-O Select 2007)Buy it!
Ha Ha Tonka “Close Every Valve to your Beating Heart” from Novel Sounds of the Nouveau South (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2008)Buy it!
Warren Zevon “Renegade” from Mr. Bad Example (Giant 1991)Buy it!
Bob Dylan “All Along the Watchtower” from The Best of the Original Mono Recordings (Columbia Legacy 2010)Buy it!
I Was a King “Old Friends” (self-released 2011) N —from Oslo, nice little pop recordBuy it!
Apex Manor “Under the Gun” from The Year of Magical Drinking (Merge 2011) N —Ross Flournoy and Co. from Pasadena Calif.Buy it!
The Kinks “Victoria” from Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire) (Reprise 1969)Buy it!
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