Bittersweet Melody (Music)
Wed Sep 7th 2011 5.00am–7.00am
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The Box Tops “People Gonna Talk” from The Best of the Box Tops - Soul Deep (Arista 1996) —The launching pad for teenage Alex Chilton who later went on to form Big Star.Buy it!
Old Lights “It Was You” from Like Strangers (Old Lights 2011) LBuy it!
The Donkeys “Don't Know Who We Are” from Born with Stripes (Dead Oceans 2011) N Buy it!
Tift Merritt “Virginia, No One Can Warn You” from Bramble Rose (Lost Highway Records 2002) —Born in Texas but raised in North Carolina, this is from Tift's debut full-length album.Buy it!
Whiskeytown “Kiss & Make-Up” from Strangers Almanac (Deluxe Edition) (Geffen Catalog Transfer 2008)Buy it!
Townes Van Zandt “Pueblo Waltz” from Flyin' Shoes (Tomato 1978)Buy it!
Brian Molnar and the Naked Hearts “Leaves of Grass” from Of the Fall (Avenue A 2011) N —Reminds me a bit of the Jayhawks ...Buy it!
O'Death “Pushing Out” from OUTSIDE (Ernest Jenning Record Co. 2011) N —O'Death will be at Off Broadway next Tuesday, September 13.Buy it!
Ha Ha Tonka “This Is Not a Cure for the Common Cold” from Buckle In the Bible Belt (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 2007) —Ha Ha Tonka will be playing a show the Friday after Thanksgiving, Nov 25, at Off Broadway. Burn off some turkey with the boys from Springfield, MO.Buy it!
Smith Westerns “Still New” from Dye It Blonde (Fat Possum Records 2011) N —They'll be at the Firebird next Monday, Sept 12 and will be opening for Arctic Monkeys at the Pageant on October 4.Buy it!
Arctic Monkeys “All My Own Stunts” from Suck It and See (Domino 2011) N —As mentioned, Arctic Monkeys will be at the Pageant on October 4.Buy it!
Glen Campbell “Ghost on the canvas” from Ghost on the Canvas (Surf Dog Records 2011) N —From Glen Campbell's final album released last week comes this cover of a Paul Westerberg song. Glen is playing a sold out show at Lindenwood University this Friday night.Buy it!
Tom Russell “Love Abides” from Mesabi (Shout Factory 2011) N —Tom Russell will be playing at Off Broadway on October 7 and with Gretchen Peters the next night at Mt. Olive Turner Hall in Mt. Olive, IL.Buy it!
Nick Lowe “Checkout Time” from The Old Magic (Yep Roc 2011) N —Nick Lowe will be opening for Wilco at the Peabody Opera House on October 4. The new album is in stores next Tuesday.Buy it!
Wilco “Dawned on Me” from The Whole Love (Nonesuch 2011) N —Wilco is playing a sold out show at the new Peabody Opera House on October 4. From the new album is due in stores on September 27.Buy it!
Wilco “The Whole Love” (Nonesuch 2011) N Buy it!
An Horse “Not Mine” from Walls (Shock Entertainment 2011) N —An Horse will be playing at the Old Rockhouse on Sunday, September 18.Buy it!
Have Gun, Will Travel “Blessing and a Curse” from Casting Shadows Tall As Giants (Have Gun, Will Travel 2008) —Have Gun, Will Travel will be traveling to STL to play a show at the Old Rockhouse next Wednesday, September 14. Micah Schnabel from Two Cow Garage will be opening.Buy it!
Drive-by Truckers “Goodbye” from A Blessing and a Curse (New West 2006) —DBTS will be in town at the Pageant on Friday, October 28.Buy it!
Eilen Jewell “Hooked” from Queen of the Minor Key (Signature Sounds Recording Company 2011) N —Eilen Jewell will be at Off Broadway on Wednesday, September 14.Buy it!
Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside “Danger” from Dirty Radio (Partisan 2011) N Buy it!
The Velvelettes “Needle In A Haystack” from Hitsville USA (The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971) (Motown 1992)Buy it!
Bill Callahan “Baby's Breath” from Apocalypse (Drag City 2011) N Buy it!
A.A. Bondy “Surfer King” from Believers (Fat Possum 2011) N —A track from the new A.A. Bondy (aka Scott Bondy) album due out next Tuesday on Fat Possum records.Buy it!
Richard Buckner “Hindsight” from Our Blood (Merge 2011) N —Richard Buckner will be at the Billiken Club on Tuesday, September 21.Buy it!
Dr. Dog “The Old Days” from Fate (Park The Van 2008) —Dr. Dog will be playing at the Firebird on Saturday, November 5.Buy it!
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