Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Jan 30th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
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Peter Katz & the Curious “Acadian Driftwood” from Garth Hudson Presents: A Canadian Celebration of the Band (Curve 2010) N —Garth Hudson handpicked Canadian artists to cover songs from the Band.Buy it!
Danko Fjeld Anderson “Twilight” from Ridin' on the Blinds (Grappa 1994) —This trio featuring Jonas Fjeld, the late Rick Danko, and Eric Anderson recorded 2 wonderful cd's in Norway.Buy it!
Barrance Whitfield w/Tom Russell “Daniel and the Sacred Harp” from Cowboy Mambo (ESD www.thirtytigers.com/ 1993) —Andrew Hardin also sings one verse on this great Band cover.Buy it!
The Band “Evangeline” from The Last Waltz (Warner Bros 1978) —with Emmylou ...Buy it!
Lori McKenna “The Most” from Lorraine (self 2004) N —Just released12 great originals, earley contender for 2011 top ten.Buy it!
Kinky Friedman “The Ballad of Ira Hayes” from Lasso From El Paso (Sony 1976) —Kinky Friedman will be in town Friday, April 29 at Off Broadway.Buy it!
Lynn Miles “Fearless Heart” from Fall for Beauty (TRUE NORTH RECORDS 2010) N —Can't stop playing this...Buy it!
Sam Baker “Baseball” from Mercy (Sam Baker 2004) —Check out the amazing story of Sam Baker on his website,Buy it!
The Decemberists “Don't Carry It All” from The King Is Dead (Capitol Records 2011) N —w/backing vocals from Gillian Welch and David Rawlings and mandolin from Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist).Buy it!
Turnpike Troubadours “7&7” from Diamonds & Gasoline (Onward Music 2009) —Current single from these Oklahoma Rockers.Buy it!
The Ozark Mountain Daredevils “Country Girl” from Time Warp: The Very Best of the Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M 2000) —At the Argosy Alton Belle Casino, February 18 & 19Buy it!
The Flood “Hello Blue Sky” from The Late Late Show (self 2005) —Features Kevin Welch doing an acoustic guitar solo ...Buy it!
Bill Chambers “Letter to Fred” from Drifting South (Whitewater Records 2009) —Kasey's Pop doing an ode to Fred Eaglesmith and the late Willie Bennet.Buy it!
Fred Eaglesmith “Time to Get a Gun” from Lipstick Lies & Gasoline (Razor & Tie 1997) —Fred will be in town at Off Broadway on Friday, February 11.Buy it!
Amy Speace “This Love” from The Killer In Me (Wildflower Records 2009) —Another recent discovery, very impressive.Buy it!
Adam Carroll & Michael O'Connor “New Years Eve” from Hard Times (Adam Carroll 2009) —The best of a new crop of Texas Singer Songwriters, joined by Michael O'conner who travels frequently with Slaid Cleaves.Buy it!
Kris Kristofferson “San Francisco Mabel Joy” from Frisco Mabel Joy Revisited: For Mickey Newbury (Appleseed 2000) —Kris will be playing a show with Merle Haggard at the Fox on Wednesday, March 9.Buy it!
Rodney Crowell “Banks of the Old Bandera” from The Houston Kid (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 2001) —Rodney Crowell will be at the Duck Room on Monday, February 28.Buy it!
Christine Collister “For a Dancer” from Under Construction (Stereoscout 2010) N —Lost track of this great English singer played in the past with Richard Thompson and Clive Gregson, always been one of my favorite singers, does a cover of one of jackson Browne's best songs.Buy it!
The Jayhawks “Precious Time” from Tomorrow the Green Grass (remastered) (American 2011) N —Great to hear these unreleased Jayhawk songs.Buy it!
Amos Lee “Clear Blue Eyes” from Mission Bell (Blue Note 2011) N —Duet w/Lucinda WilliamsBuy it!
Ben Bedford “Annabelle #2” from Lincoln's Man (Hopeful Sky 2008) —Ben will be at the Focal Point on Saturday, February 5.Buy it!
Neil Young w/the Sadies “This Wheel's On Fire” from Garth Hudson Presents: A Canadian Celebration of the Band (Curve 2010) N —One more from the amazing Band Tribute, be careful out there, thanks for listening, see you next week, support live music.Buy it!
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