Van Morrison “Tupelo Honey” (Polydor 1971)Buy it!
Howard Tate “40 Days” from Blue Day (EVIDENCE MUSIC INC. 2008)Buy it!
Gillian Welch “Hard Times” from The Harrow & The Harvest (Acony 2011) N Buy it!
The Weather Station “Everything I Saw” from All of It Was Mine (You've Changed Records 2011) N —Tamara Lindeman from TorontoBuy it!
Ollabelle “Wait For the Sun” from Neon Blue Bird (Thirty Tigers 2011) N Buy it!
The Dead Trees “My Time Has Just Begun” from Whatwave (Affairs of the Heart 2011) N Buy it!
The Blind Eyes “Hold Down the Fort” from With A Bang (self-released 2011) N LBuy it!
Neil Young “Flying On the Ground Is Wrong” from A Treasure (Reprise 2011) N —guitarist Ben Keith, pianist Hargus “Pig” Robbins, fiddler Rufus Thibodeaux, and Spooner OldhamBuy it!
Darren Smith “Santa Fe” from Boomtown (Sun Mountain Recordings 2011) N Buy it!
Erma Franklin “Piece of My Heart” from Piece of Her Heart - The Epic and Shout Years (Legacy Recordings 2009) —Written by Jerry Ragovoy and Bert Berns. Original recording from 1967.Buy it!
Garnett Mimms “Cry Baby” from Best of Garnett Mimms: Cry Baby (CAPITOL 1993) —Another Ragovoy composition. The great songwriter, producer and arranger passed away at the age of 80 this week.Buy it!
Lorraine Ellison “Stay With Me” from The Jerry Ragovoy Story: Time Is On My Side 1953-2003 (Ace 2008)Buy it!
Nick Lowe “Check Out Time” from The Old Magic (Yep Roc 2011) N —Tues 10/4 Wilco with Nick Lowe – Peabody Opera HouseBuy it!
James Loughlin “Peach Crate” (self released 2011) N Buy it!
The Western Satellites “I Got Your Picture” from Live at KDHX 1/15/2011 (KDHX 2011) L —Margaret Bianchetta (vocals, flute), Vince Corkery (bass, vocals), Bob Breidenbach (steel guitar, vocals, John Ferber (guitar, vocals) and Scott Hughes (drums)Buy it!
Ocean Rivals “Summer's Dogs” (self-released 2011) N LBuy it!
Troubadour Dali “Ducks In a Row” from Let's Make It Right COMP (Euclid Records Records 2011) N L —Saturday, August 6, 2011 at Off Broadway for a CD release party with Ocean Rivals and the Blind EyesBuy it!
The Beatles “Paperback Writer” from Past Masters, Vols. 1 & 2 (Capitol Records 2012)Buy it!
Amy LaVere “Stranger Me” (Archer Records 2011) N —Fri 8/12 Amy LaVere – Off BroadwayBuy it!
Bob Dylan “Series of Dreams” from The Bootleg Series Vol. 8 Tell Tale Signs (Columbia 2008)Buy it!
Rough Shop “Everything You Love Will Be Carried Away” from Far Past the Outskirts (Perdition 2006) L —Written by the legendary Michael FriedmanBuy it!
Carter Tanton “Murderous Joy” from Free Clouds (self released 2011) N Buy it!
The Modern Lovers “RoadRunner” from The Modern Lovers (Rhino 1976) R Buy it!
Vetiver “Hard To Break” from The Errant Charm (Sub Pop Records 2011) N —Mon 9/19 Fruit Bats & Vetiver – Off BroadwayBuy it!
Bon Iver “Holocene (radio edit)” from Bon Iver Bon Iver (Jagjaguwar 2011) N —Sun 9/11 Bon Iver – Pageant SOLD OUTBuy it!
Meredith Bragg “Civilians” from Nest (Kora Records 2011) N —From Washington D.C.Buy it!
Raphael Saadiq “Radio” from Stone Rollin' (Columbia 2011)Buy it!
Los Lobos & Mavis Staples “Someday” from The Ride (Hollywood Records Inc. 2004)Buy it!
Free Energy “Bang Pop” from Stuck on Nothing CD ALBUM (Caroline 2010) —at the Firebird tonightBuy it!
Buffalo Killers “Love Is Gold” from #3 outtake (self released 2011) N —Jul 25 Buffalo Killers; Lions Of Hazelwood Duck Room - singer and guitarist Andrew Gabbard, bass guitarist and vocalist Zachary Gabbard and drummer Joseph Sebaali formerly of Thee ShamsBuy it!
Okkervil River “Wake and Be Fine” from I Am Very Far (Jajaguwar 2011) —Tues 9/20 Okkervil River w/Wye Oak – PageantBuy it!
Adam Arcuragi “She Comes to Me” from Live at KDHX 5/22/10 (KDHX 2010) —Jul 25 Adam Arcuragi; Derrick Streibig at Cicero’sBuy it!
Josh Ritter “Southern Pacifica” from So Runs the World Away CD ALBUM (Pytheas Recordings 2010) —At Off Broadway on Friday and also doing a reading at Left Bank at 5:30 that afternoonBuy it!
Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three “So Long, Honeybee” from Middle of Everywhere (Free Dirt Records 2011) N L —Fri 8/19 Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three (2 shows) – Off BroadwayBuy it!
AA Bondy “Vice Rag” from American Hearts (Superphonic 2007)Buy it!
Ben Fisher “Thunderbird” from Heavy Boots and Underwoods (self released 2011) N Buy it!
James Vincent McMorrow “If I Had A Boat” from Early in the Morning (Universal Music Ireland Ltd. 2011)Buy it!
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