Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Jul 24th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
John Hiatt “Train to Birmingham”
from Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2011) —Welcome to song writer showcase, new music from master songwriter John Hiatt, 1st time he's recorded this gem, Kevin Welch debuted it 13 years ago, always wondered why John never did it.
The Band Of Heathens “What's This World”
from One Foot In the Ether CD Album (BOH RECORDS LLC 2009) —BOH return to Off Broadway Wednesday night, they are Texas singer/songwriters Ed Jurdi, Gordy Quist, and Colin Brooks with Seth Whitney on Bass and John Chipman on Drums, catch'em if you can, you won't be dissappointed.
Michelle Shocked W/ Uncle Tupelo “Shaking Hands (Soldier's Joy)”
from Arkansas Traveler (Polygram 1992) —From Michelle's masterpiece, Uncle Tupelo joins in on this one. The album also features The Band, Allison Kraus, Pop Staples, Taj Mahal, Norman Blake, Doc Watson, Gatemouth Brown, Jimmy Driftwood, & Red Clay Ramblers. WOW !!!
Terry Allen “Cocktail Desperado”
from The Silent Majority (Terry Allen's Greatest Missed Hits) (SUGAR HILL 2005) —Only Terry could release his missed hits, this one he co-wrote with his friend, Talking Head David Byrne for David's great film "True Stories" that featured Terry's wife, Jo Harvey.
NQ Arubuckle “Young Lover, Strong Swimmers”
from Hanging the Battle-Scarred Pinata (Six Shooter Records 2002) —Thanks for listening, special thanks to Rich for helping out. Neville Quinlin & his fine band take us out, Love how they mention Tom Russell's "Blue Wing" in the song. See ya next week !!!
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