Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Jul 3rd 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
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Dave Alvin “Fourth Of July”
from Romeo's Escape (Razor & Tie 1986) —Happy 4th, Dave Alvin is in town at Off Broadway this Thursday, July 7, Skeletons open and back Dave along with Christy McWilson.
Caney Fork River “Willie P. Bennett”
from Heartstrings (self Self 1998) —The late Willie P. Bennett wasn't just a magnificent sideman in Fred's band, but was one of Canada's best and most beloved singer/songwriters. Check out his music !!!
Ryan Spearman “Willie McGee”
from Get Along Home (Green Strum 2011) N L —Local songwriter, Ryan Spearman pays tribute to the Cardinal folk hero, this goes out to my daughter Betsey, Willie's her hero, her license plate BQQP 51.
Chuck Brodsky “The Bellyache Heard 'Round the World”
from Subtotal Eclipse (Chuck Brodsky Records 2011) N —The master of the baseball song closes our baseball set with this Babe Ruth tale, from his superb new, fan financed cd, produced by Nova Scotia's amazing J.P. Cormier.
David Wilkie and Cowboy Celtic “Nil Se Ina La / Border Affair”
from Cowboy Ceilidh (Centerfire 2004) —From a poem by cowboy poet, Charles Badger Clark, Jr. and sung magnificently by Denice Withnell, first made famous by Ian & Sylvia Tyson and called "Spanish Is A Loving Tongue".
James McMurtry “Angeline”
from Too Long In the Wasteland (Columbia 1989) —A request from James's, John Mellencamp produced debut, saw James with David Bromberg opening for Nanci Griffith in the round at Westport Plaza promoting this album, won me over !!!
Tom Rush “JazzMan / Jonah”
from Live at Symphony Hall, Boston (Varese 2001) —Folk legend Tom Rush will be at the Old Rockhouse on Thursday, October 27 Amazing storyteller, just turned 70, along with Bob Dylan and Guy Clark, that makes 1941 a very, very good year for songwriters !!
Neil Young “Flying On the Ground Is Wrong”
from A Treasure (Reprise 2011) N —Newly found concert tapes, Neil has reunited with Stephen Stills & Richie Furay for a Buffalo Springfield reunion tour (rythm section Bruce Palmer & Dewey Martin are deceased). Hoping to see a St.Louis date.
Barton Carroll “MONDAY NIGHT”
from Together You and I (Skybucket 2010) R —This is the 4th album from this North Carolina native who now lives in Seattle, appreciate the request, a songwriter I need to check out more.
Bruce Springsteen “4th Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)”
from The Essential Bruce Springsteen (Columbia 2003) —Thanks for listening, we send this out to Clarence Clemons, there really can't ever be an E Street Band again without him, hope you got a chance to see him !!! Have a safe and happy 4th of July!
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